Priyanka Chopra's mother Madhu Chopra, who co-owns Purple Pebble Pictures, said: "Stories from the various Indian states are routinely turned into Hindi films. Bollywood benefits commercially in the bargain. Our core idea is to narrate these tales in the languages that they stem from"
Actress Sonam Kapoor is back to Mumbai after attending the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The 31-year-old actress said that Indian filmmakers fear that 'film festival' tag will hamper the commercial success of their films
Satyajit Ray's The Apu Trilogy, based on Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay's novels, instantly placed Mr Ray and Indian cinema on the world map
"From an idea that started at a traffic signal to it now picking up what is considered the ultimate benchmark for judging creativity - we at Y-Films are honoured and humbled to bring home India's first Cannes Grand Prix Glass Lion," Ashish Patil, Y-Films, Brand Partnerships and Talent Management, said in a statement.