Ship Of Theseus

  • 61st National Film Awards: Has the jury selected the deserving films? 17-04-2014 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: When the winners of 61st National Awards were announced on Wednesday evening, I was quite sure that there will be quite a few rants on my Twitter timeline for the jury had ignored some extremely deserving work last year. Knowing the nature of most armchair critics (we all...
  • 61st National Awards: 'Ship of Theseus' wins best feature film, Best Actor for Rajkummar Rao, Best Director for Hansal Mehta for 'Shahid' 16-04-2014 04:32 PM

    Director Anand Gandhi's powerful film about a photographer, a Jain monk and a young stock broker told through different segments won Best Feature Film at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. 'Ship of Theseus', depicting issues of intuitive brilliance, metaphysical belief and intricate morality in a world full of...
  • Award-winning Bengali film 'Phoring' selected for LA film festival 07-04-2014 05:50 PM

    Kolkata: Bengali film 'Phoring', which was screened in the IFFI-2013, has been selected for the Los Angeles Film Festival of independent experimental Indian films. The film, which deals with a boy stepping into his adulthood and the attendant questions that appear in his mind, will be screened on April 12...
  • First look: Anand Gandhi reveals the first poster of his documentary feature 31-03-2014 11:53 AM

    The 'Ship of Theseus' filmmaker Anand Gandhi revealed the first look of his next venture. The documentary feature is titled 'Proposition for a Revolution' and is directed by Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla. Gandhi also urged the online community for active participation. ...
  • 'Ship of Theseus' team to launch the trailer of their independent documentary soon 30-03-2014 03:25 PM

    Chennai: Recyclewala Labs, the makers of critically acclaimed and successful independent film "Ship of Theseus", are set to unveil the trailer of their yet-untitled second independent documentary soon, says filmmaker Anand Gandhi. Gandhi, who directed the 2013 film "Ship of Theseus", heads Recyclewala Labs, an offshoot of his production house...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' leads the race for Best Film 05-02-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' was a slow starter at the box-office, but it gained momentum with the help of a positive word of mouth publicity. Something similar is happening with it during the run-up to the finale of IBNLive Movie Awards. It is once again...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Film 30-01-2014 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Cinematography 25-01-2014 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Screen Awards 2014: And the winner is... 14-01-2014 11:18 PM

    Mumbai: 2013 has been Deepika Padukone's year and on Tuesday, the actress proved to her critics wrong by taking home two Best Actress trophies- Jury and Popular for her role in 'Goliyon Ki Rasleel Ram Leela' and 'Chennai Express'. While recieving the Jury award, a visibly shocked Padukone said, "...
  • 'Ship of Theseus': The film is about identity, interchange, change 06-01-2014 04:52 PM

    The philosophical thesis of 'Mereological essentialism' relates the 'whole' with its 'parts' and the condition of persistence of the state. In essence, if an object as a 'whole' loses or gains a 'part' (or 'parts'), it essentially is 'changed'. This is in line with the famous statement of Heraclitus -...
  • The best Bollywood stories of 2013 that you would like to hear again and again 19-12-2013 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: Unlike 2012, this year didn't see my experiments in the story department of Hindi films. Last year, there were films such as 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Paan Singh Tomar', 'Vicky Donor' and 'Kahaani', which were not only technically sound but also were experimental in many ways. The cash registers...
  • What's the biggest hurdle independent films face in India? 16-11-2013 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Film producer Guneet Monga, who has backed films like 'Peddlers' and 'The Lunchbox', says the biggest hurdle for independent films in India is getting a theatrical release. But she sees some relief via names like Kiran Rao and Karan Johar. Kiran backed 'Ship Of Theseus', while Karan presented...
  • Kannada film 'Bharath Stores' to be screened at IFFI - 2013 16-10-2013 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: While films like 'Ship Of Theseus', 'OMG - Oh My God!', 'Paan Singh Tomar' and 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' are among the 26 feature films which will be shown in the Panorama section of IFFI, a Kannada film has also be chosen. IFFI (International Film Festival of India), which...
  • We all are dream chasers, says Irrfan 04-10-2013 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: Actor Irrfan Khan, who plays the lead in Ritesh Batra's 'The Lunchbox', today expressed his disappointment with the jury's decision of not choosing the film as India's official entry for the Oscars next year, saying 'they should have done a good job'. Irrfan, 46, who also co-produced the...
  • FTP: Is the process of selecting India's entry for the Oscars flawed? 26-09-2013 11:20 PM

    While 'The Lunchbox' was one of the strong contenders, it was Gujarati film 'The Good Road' that was eventually chosen as India's official entry. The film is directed by first time filmmaker Gyan Correa and also won National Award for Best Feature Film in Gujarati this year. It was picked...
  • Aamir Khan keen on donating organs, says Kiran Rao 14-08-2013 03:53 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who has taken a pledge to donate her organs, reveals that her actor-filmmaker husband Aamir Khan is also keen to follow in her footsteps. "Aamir is definitely keen to donate his organs as well," Kiran told reporters at an organ donation camp Tuesday. She was present...
  • Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao pledge to donate their organs 07-08-2013 05:35 PM

    Celebrity couple Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao have decided to donate their organs after they were inspired by Anand Gandhi's 'Ship of Theseus' that puts spotlight on the subject of organ donation. Rao is said to have thought of donating her body for medical research but after watching Ship of...
  • Ship Of Theseus: Anand Gandhi responds to plagiarism charges 06-08-2013 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Director Anand Gandhi's 'Ship of Theseus' had started making waves even when it was not released. It provoked the critics and the common movie enthusiast on its release but a doubt about the film's originality surfaced when a short film by Akram Hassan was found by some bloggers....
  • 'Ship Of Theseus' bears resemblance to a short film? 05-08-2013 11:56 AM

    New Delhi: Just when the country had started marvelling over Anand Gandhi's surreal 'Ship Of Theseus' and lauding independent cinema in India comes the news that the film is actually 'inspired' from a short film. The film which has three stories has apparently taken inspiration for one its track from...
  • 'Ship Of Theseus' simplifies the complex ideas: Anand Gandhi 27-07-2013 12:01 AM

    New Delhi: Anand Gandhi's 'Ship Of Theseus' has emerged out as an influential film despite a limited release. The director talks extensively about the radical ideas featured in his film and the reasons deriving them. Q: You have a wide range as a writer. You have written for 'Kyunki Saas...
  • Kiran Rao: Watch the so-called mainstream films for different reasons 25-07-2013 10:44 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who directed critically acclaimed off-beat film 'Dhobi Ghat', enjoys watching masala movies as an audience but says that beyond entertainment, she also looks for good content in such movies. "I watch certain kinds of masala films. But beyond masala, I want some content (in those films)....
  • Is the scenario for Independent films in India likely to improve? 24-07-2013 11:36 PM

    Independent films have always been ignored and barely managed to find buyers in India. As Anand Gandhi's 'Ship of Theseus' releases this Friday, Mihir Trivedi tries to find answers to this question with this story. ...
  • 'Ship of Theseus' triggers off a deeper inner dialogue: Anand Gandhi 24-07-2013 04:58 PM

    Director Anand Gandhi's 'Ship Of Theseus' explores various aspects of life like identity, beauty and death through three different characters played by Aida El-Kashef, Neeraj Kabi and Sohum Shah. The story in 'Ship of Theseus' talks about human values and features three characters - an experimental photographer, an ailing monk...
  • Aamir Khan has made my journey richer, says Kiran Rao 24-07-2013 02:26 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kiran Rao says she is lucky to have met people like her husband, actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan and director Anand Gandhi who have enriched her journey and have made it more layered. "I feel fortunate that I have got opportunities to meet people like Anand Gandhi (director of 'Ship...
  • Ship Of Theseus: Can it be India's Oscar entry this year? 23-07-2013 12:06 PM

    New Delhi: The rave reviews that 'Ship Of Theseus' is getting, are not wrong or misdirected, neither they have originated from wrong interpretation of the subject. The critics are expected to be a lot who have at least basic exposure to the world cinema, but even the film doesn't contain...
  • Bolly Buzz: Ranbir, Katrina went together to catch 'Lootera' 23-07-2013 10:49 AM

    Actors Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif went together to catch 'Lootera' on Friday. It happened just days after Ranbir wished Katrina on her birthday at the 'Ship of Theseus screening' in Mumbai. ...
  • 'Ship of Theseus' collects Rs 25.46 lakh in the opening weekend 22-07-2013 05:32 PM

    Mumbai: Director Anand Gandhi's 'Ship of Theseus', that released in just five cities, collected Rs 25.46 lakh on the opening weekend. Made on a budget of Rs 2.5 crore (with print and advertising), it released Friday in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune and Hyderabad. 'Ship of Theseus' did a business of...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'D-Day', 'Ship of Theseus', 'White House Down' 20-07-2013 11:11 AM

    This week CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviewed Rishi Kapoor starrer 'D-Day', 'Ship of Theseus' and 'White House Down'. He also spoke to the newcomers on their journey so far. ...
  • Write your review: 'Ship of Theseus'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Ship of Theseus' stimulates the brain - the one organ popular Hindi cinema ignores. What do you say? Write your own review...
  • 'Ship of Theseus' review: Give it a chance and prepare to be dazzled 19-07-2013 11:14 PM

    Cast: Neeraj Kabi, Sohum Shah, Aida El-Kashef Director: Anand Gandhi 'Ship of Theseus', written and directed by Anand Gandhi, requires patience, an open mind, and a willingness to think. It's not enough to merely sit there in your seat and 'watch' the film, but to listen attentively to its characters...