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Aamir wows Kolkata lit fest with mesmerising speech on Abul Kalam Azad

When West Bengal Governor introduced the Bollywood star as an “icon who needed no introduction” – he seemed to sum up Kolkata’s frenzied response to Aamir Khan, reports......

Meet representatives of the Republic of Bad Ideas

Change no longer creeps up slowly, it comes on fast in the digital age, when film-goers in Tamil Nadu can log on to see Vishwaroopam, feels Sunil Sethi If you asked many of the thousands thronging......

Rushdie lying, say book fair, literature meet organisers

Organisers of Kolkata Literary Meet and Kolkata Book Fair have denied British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie's statement on Friday that he was invited to be a part of the literary carnival and said......

The Republic frequently stumbles, but moves on

The grounds of Victoria Memorial Hall have seen a remarkable makeover in the last few years. In winter, things get even better with flower beds in bloom dotting the greens. A key attraction of......

R-Day parade: Cultural heritage, military might on show

A kaleidoscopic view of the country's rich cultural heritage and military prowess were on display at the 64th Republic Day parade Saturday on the 8-km stretch from Rajpath to Red Fort. An eager......

Puja brings cheer to companies and people

Despite slowdown, corporates are investing heavily in advertisements not just in Kolkata but also in other metros. India's largest selling sparkling beverage brand, Thums Up, unveiled a 25-feet......

Star Power: Can SRK bring back West Bengal's luster?

So actor Shah Rukh Khan is going to be the brand ambassador for West Bengal -- that too gratis because, he says, he "feels for the state" which has become his "second home". How sweet of him.......

Now, corporates to get HR lessons from theatre

There is no business like show business. And to thespian Kaushik Sen and corporate head honcho Suvojit Roy, this is more than just a cliche. Roy, chief executive officer of ORION Entertainment,......

5 easy steps to avoid financial stress

The previous article on budgeting for salaried people covered the need for budgeting and removed some myths related to budgeting. It also showed how budgeting can be fun when there is proper......

Puja? It's now Durga Inc.

This column once suggested that Durga Puja, which will burst upon us on Monday with the resonance of Mahalaya chanting, should be showcased for tourists. That is beginning to happen in a small way......

MAMI Diaries: Welcome to movie heaven!

The 16th Mumbai Film Festival had a delicious spread of movies. Have I died and gone to movie heaven where the smell of popcorn permanently fills the air and every room rewards with a mind-blowing......

Raima Sen, Prosenjit pay homage to Rituparno Ghosh

The Directorate of Film Festival along with Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute in Kolkata has organised a four-day festival to pay homage to filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh......

Burqa Boxers represents India at Locarno

The sole Indian representation at the ongoing Locarno film festival is a little known independent film called Burqa Boxers. It is a moving tale of three Muslim women, who take up boxing to......

PIX: Mallika, Freida in Cannes

Mallika Sherawat, who's gone from dare-to-bare to demure at this year's Cannes Film Festival, attended amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS Gala in this feathery gown. In what is being hailed as her best......

Vote for Aishwarya's best look at Cannes!

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been walked the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival since 2002, and every year, she's seems to be getting better at it. On her 10th year, this month, Ash did not......

Banned at Wankhede, SRK to watch Tendulkar at Eden Gardens

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is an ardent fan of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, plans to watch the cricketing legend's second last test innings at Kolkata. The actor is banned from entering......

Tendulkar's farewell series: Carnival starts in Kolkata

The 'Sachin Tendulkar Carnival' is all set to hit Kolkata with the CAB, organisers of his penultimate Test match, chalking out an elaborate list of plans to felicitate the legend as he prepares to......

Cup Extras: De Villiers has scan on left thigh injury

South Africa's leading batsman AB de Villiers has undergone a scan on his left thigh after picking up an injury during their World Cup win over India, a team spokesperson said. The right-handed......

Vikas ends boxing gold drought

Vikas Krishan ended Indian boxing's 12-year-old gold medal drought in the Asian Games by winning the lightweight (60kg) title but Dinesh Kumar (81kg) settled for the silver after losing in the......

Images: Spaniards turn out to welcome home heroes

Tens of thousands of cheering fans turned Madrid's main streets into a sea of red and waited for hours in blistering heat to see Spain's World Cup heroes pass by with the trophy on an open-topped......
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Q. Sahiful Mondal, a destitute from Kolkata, bagged the best film award for his 15 minute film 'Aamra' at the International Kids Festival in Naples. How old is he?
Pravin:  A.  more

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Q. Sahiful Mondal, a destitute from Kolkata, bagged the best film award for his 15 minute film \'Aamra\' at the International Kids Festival in Naples. How old is he?\ 11. 15. 9. 13.
Pravin:  A. 11 more

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Q. who is Ashoke Viswanathan ?
Seema Arora:  A. Ashoke Viswanathan (born in 1959), a mathematics graduate from St. Xaviers College, Kolkata, is a post graduate in film direction from the Film and...... more

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Q. which city hosted the Indain inter-national film festival
:  A. This year Kolkata more

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Q. Tapan Sinha gets Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2006. Can anyone throw some light on his creations?
Sudha :  A. I saw one of his movies (Bancharer Bagan) about 25 years back and some of the dialogues are fresh in my mind. Though my Bengali was so so then, the...... more

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  Web results for Kolkata Film Festival
Rohit Roy admires brother Ronit's talent

Actor Rohit Roy says his elder brother Ronit is a "pot of talent" with the kind of work the 'Udaan' star is doing in film and television industry.... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/rohit-roy-admires-brother-ronit-s-talent-114112600308_1.html
Art and culture are wounded in India

Living legend, national treasure, theatre doyen but when you meet Ratan Thiyam, there's no way you can spot the aura. He's dressed in a green tee... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/kolkata/Ratan-Thiyam-Art-and-culture-are-wounded-in-India/articleshow/45280492.cms
The week in pictures

: Rihanna in Stella Jean Rihanna spent a #DayAtTheWhitehouse in a cheerful printed ensemble by emerging Haitian-Italian designer Stella Jean. One... ...

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Amol Palekar

We all know Amol Palekar the artiste, the actor, the director, but not many have seen the artist in him. He had his first solo painting exhibition... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/I-find-facing-a-blank-canvas-the-most-challenging-Amol-Palekar/articleshow/45271523.cms
Taiwanese filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang on making movies about being alone and the luxury of hearing yourself

Ming-liang, 57, was in India to attend the Kolkata International Film Festival. It's eight oclock in the evening and Tsai Ming-liang is walking... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/entertainment-others/taiwanese-filmmaker-tsai-ming-liang-on-making-movies-about-being-alone-and-the-luxury-of-hearing-yourself/

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