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Posts from — April 2010

Cannes 2010 poster

This is the official poster for the Festival de Cannes which be held from the 12th of May 2010 till the 23rd of May. For more information about the line-up, the juries (headed by Tim Burton) log on to http://www.festival-cannes.com/en.html

April 28, 2010   No Comments  

Sahib, Biwi, Ghulam in colour

Outlook magazine revealed recently that Guru Dutt’s son Arun Dutt has decided to go the Mughal-e-Azam and Naya Daur way and colourise the classic Sahib, Biwi aur Ghulam.

Guru Dutt’s films have always been appreciated for their stunning use of light and as a result the news of colourisation has invited mostly negative comments from the likes of V.K Murthy – Guru Dutt’s cinematographer and also filmmakers like M.S Sathyu and Govind Nihlani.

Click here to read the entire article by Outlook‘s Sugata Srinivasaraju.

April 6, 2010   No Comments  

Marathi films beat Bollywood

A recent report by the Press Trust of India claims that the first quarter of 2010 has seen Marathi films grossing higher than most mainstream Hindi films produced by the Bombay film industry. Notwithstanding the likes of 3 Idiots and My Name is Khan, an upsurge has been noticed in the returns of films like Harishchandrachi Factory, Natrang to name a few.

Click here to access the full report.

April 1, 2010   No Comments