An occasional series featuring unusual movie connections. Cannes has just ended, and Ken Loach has just won his second Palme d'Or for -- joining Francis Ford Coppola and Michael Hanke on a very elite list of directors who have taken home two Palme d'Ors from the world's leading film festival. Only one Indian film -- Chetan Anand's Neecha Nagar -- has won the Grand Prix at Cannes, way back in 1946, at the very first Cannes film fest. Checking Neecha Nagar's credits on Imdb.com, one discovers ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'Neecha Nagar', the only Indian film to have won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival, remains relevant even today. This year, no Indian feature film has made it to the competition section at the Cannes Film Festival. A documentary is ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
Every year in May, the world comes together to celebrate movies. Artists, directors, actors and all the other people associated with films from every nook and corner of the world descend on the French Riviera to attend the Festival de Cannes. ...Indiatimes, 2 months ago
On the occasion of writer-filmmaker Khwaja Ahmad Abbas's 102nd birth anniversary that fell earlier this week, some reflections on his first movie Dharti Ke Lal, a film that was not available for public viewing until about a year back... The name ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
The year 1914 was very kind to the Indian Subcontinent. Despite being the opening year of the first of the two world wars that were to devastate the twentieth century, at least seven great personalities from the worlds of music and literature were ...The Friday Times, 1 month ago
01 Sonu Nigam left his fans awestruck when he sang on the streets of Mumbai in a disguised look. Sharing the amazing experience, the singer said that the video which went virat was a very short clip. Actually he had sung about 25 songs at three ...Times of India, 2 months ago
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