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Tamil films’ tryst with the Oscars


The Academy award for best foreign language film was incorporated in the year 1956 and a year later, in 1957, India submitted its first film to the oscars in this coveted category. The first Indian submission to the Oscars was Mother India. This Mehboob Khan masterpiece became the first ever …

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Prabhas would be the third Indian personality


AFTER PM MODI INDIAN SUPERSTAR ‘PRABHAS’ TO JOIN THE RANKS OF WORLD CLASS ARTISTS EXCLUSIVELY AT MADAME TUSSAUDS BANGKOK! Madame Tussauds Bangkok will be seeing more of Baahubali in the coming year 2017. With a  new wax figure Prabhas is being immortalized and will be joining the ranks of the …

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Yet another feather in Vetrimaran’s cap


“Visaranai” has been selected as the official entry for Oscars 2017 in the Foreign Language Film category, the film is directed by Vetrimaran. The critically acclaimed film is based on police brutality and is adapted from M Chandrakumar’s novel Lock Up, Visaranai produced by Dhanush’s Wunderbar Productions. The 89th Academy Awards ceremony …

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Miruthan to be screened at MOTELx film festival

Miruthan-The Auteur

Miruthan directed by Shakti Soundar Rajan,  actor Jayam Ravi and actress Lakshmi Menon in the lead. After featuring in the Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival recently. Now reports say that it will be screened at MOTELx – Lisbon International Horror Film Festival, MOTELx is organized by CTLX, a non-profit cultural organization …

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Yet another feather in Kamal’s cap

Kamal Haasan-Chevalier-The Auteur

The government of France has honoured Kamal Haasan with the prestigious Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres (The Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters). The four time national award winner will be conferred with this honour at a special ceremony. Many of his colleagues and friends from the …

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NHRC’s Short Film Award Scheme – 2016

NHRC Short Film Awards Scheme 2016

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) invites short films for its ‘Short Film Award Scheme – 2016’, which aims at recognizing the creative efforts towards promotion and protection of human rights. The film may be in any technical format. These may be in any Indian language with sub-titles in English …

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