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Intl Film Fest at theatres made of straw in open paddy field
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Intl Film Fest at theatres made of straw in open paddy field

Makeshift auditoriums, made of straw in a paddy field inside a remote village here, became the venue for an international film festival which aims to bring quality cinema to rural areas.The first edition of Assam International Rural Film Festival (AIRFF), the ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
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Drama festival with a difference: in jungle, no light or sound

A theatre festival in a remote Assam village by the Garo Hills could not have asked for a stage more spectacular.The venue was a forest of sal trees, and the plays were staged without artificial lights or sound.Nine plays from India and Bangladesh were ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Cinema theatre watchman kills self

An 18-year-old watchman allegedly committed suicide by hanging on the premises of a cinema theatre where he was working at Rangampeta village, police said today.Police received the information about the incident last evening, a police official said.On ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Andhra Pradesh: 18-year-old cinema theater's watchman commits suicide  DNA2 months ago

“The government is uploading Toilet – Ek Prem Katha on pen drives and showing it in many villages” – Akshay Kumar

As the tastes of the moviegoers have evolved, audiences are able to tackle newer and braver ideas. What’s interesting is that such films are even getting commercial success. Earlier this year, we saw Akshay Kumar working in a film called Toilet – Ek Prem ...
 Bollywood Hungama2 months ago

Recognition for selfless service, unique achievement

In remote villages that lack easy access to modern healthcare facilities, she is seen as a savior for pregnant women, and this delivery expert (known as Soolagitti in Kannada), while leaving her home to offer a delivery care to a needy in a nearby village, ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Veteran stage artiste Giridhar Lahkar passes away

BARPETA, Nov 27 - Veteran stage artiste, theatre organiser, a teacher of dramatic art and recipient of artiste pension, Giridhar Lahkar, left for his heavenly abode at his native village Lachima in Barpeta district on Sunday evening. He was 99.Starting his ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago

Travel deep into India for great stories says filmmaker Bharat Bala

Award winning filmmaker Bharat Bala called upon filmmakers to travel deep into Indian territories to find stories disappearing due to globalisation. The Chennai-based filmmaker, whose recent work Maryan which was received mighty well, was speaking at a master ...
 Deccan Herald1 day ago

Chandrashekara Kambara chosen Kendra Sahitya Academi president

Jnanpith recipient and Kannada littérateur Chandrashekhar Kambar has been elected as president of the Sahitya Akademi, beating Marathi writer Bhalchandra V Nemade and Odia writer Pratibha Ray. The election for the Akademis top post was held here ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

38 held for anti-Padmaavat violence in Gurugram

At least 38 people have been arrested or detained in connection with the violence by fringe Rajput groups against the screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film 'Padmaavat' in Gurgaon, police said on Saturday. Gurgaon Police PRO Ravinder Kumar told PTI that the department arrested 24 people for their alleged involvement in violent incidents, and another 14 as part of preventive measures under Section 107/151 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, in eight cases.   He dismissed ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Padmaavat Protest: Parents call Gurugram's school bus attack 'administration failure'

Expressing apprehensions on their children's safety after a school bus was attacked by a group of men protesting against the release of the film 'Padmaavat' in Haryana's Gurugram, Parents in Delhi called it an administration failure. "As of now it's peaceful ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago School bus attacked, cinema halls vandalised: From Gurugram to Ahmedabad, protests rock India ahead of Padmaavat release  DNA1 month ago
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