The curtains will soon go up on the 44th edition of the International Film Festival of India which opens in Panjim this evening.
Keen to follow in the footsteps of her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore, actress Kareena Kapoor says she wants to work in the Bengali film industry.
Boasting of a varied fare of world cinema and a rich oeuvre of films from Southeast Asia, the 19th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) pleased the masses as well as the classes, a few glitches notwithstanding.
Not since Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali has an Indian film garnered as much encomium from the hard-to-please western critics as Ritesh Batra's The Lunchbox. He is overwhelmed.
Having watched Pather Panchali at a younger age, and seen Satyajit Ray's other works, actor Radhika Apte feels the Bengali independent directors are more influenced by the "rich cultural content" of the place.
It's celebration and jubilation time in the Malayalam film industry, an integral part of the 100-year-old Indian film industry, which is gearing up for the platinum jubilee of its talkies later this year.
After slipping into the roles of Urdu poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi and Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad respectively on stage, thespian actor Tom Alter now aspires to enact the roles of two stalwarts of Partition, Jawaharlal Nehru and Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Desperate to act in films since her childhood days, Bollywood star Vidya Balan had once written to legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray requesting him for a role.
Rituparno Ghosh, one of the country's best and versatile filmmakers in the post-Satyajit Ray generation, mastered depiction of human relationships which he often dissected with a surgical knife against contemporary or periodical social contexts.
Thierry Fremaux is the man who holds the reins of the biggest film festival in the world, talks to NDTV about Cannes and Indian cinema.
Google celebrates Bengali filmmaker Satyajit Ray's 92nd birth anniversary with a Doodle depicting a famous scene - of the young Durga and Apu running through fields - from possibly his most famous film, Pather Panchali.
Summing up his four-decade-long association with Satyajit Ray, who took Indian cinema to international audiences, as "fruitful" and "friendly", veteran cinematographer Soumendu Roy describes the legendary filmmaker as "meticulous" and "troubleshooter".