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IFFI51 Closing ceremony

The Hon’ble Governor of Goa, Shri Bhagat Singh Koshiyari announced, “Cinema comes not from the mind but from the heart, film festivals like IFFI remind us that the world is one,” he addressed at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium, in Talegaon, Goa today on January, 24, 2021. Veteran Bollywood actor Ms. Zeenat Aman and Shri Ravi Kishan were the…

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Masoom - 1982
Released in 1982, Masoom is adapted from the famous novel Man, Woman and Child by Eric Segal. It was Shekhar Kapur’s (Dev Anand’s nephew) debut directorial venture. Masoom is considered to be one of the most sensitively handled project, with the illegitimate child angle. With lyrics and screenplay written by Gulzar it was a formula bound for success. This is one of the projects of Kapur which did see the light of day. Masoom is a story of a child’s innocence and the film has brilliant music by none other than R.D. Burman with “Do naina ek kahani”, “Tujhse naraz nahin zindagi” topping the charts and the eponymous “Lakdi ki Kathi” which became the childhood anthem of sorts. The film was a hit with the middle class audience. With the ensemble cast of Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Saeed Jaffery and Tanuja who were all at the peak of their craft and child brigade led by ....
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Ishkq in Paris is a light hearted romantic comedy with lots of humour, wit, style & fun. The film begins with narration by Isabelle Adjani who is a playwright in the film and also plays Priety’s mother. Ishkq in Paris is shot mainly across France, in Paris and Lyon. Akash (Rhehan Malliek) and Ishkq (Preity Zinta), two complete strangers, after having met on a train from Rome to Paris, end up spending the evening together in the romantic city. However, owing to a ‘no baggage’ pact set by Ishkq, the two part ways the next morning without a proper goodbye. Ishkq, being the strong-headed independent girl, moves on, while Akash ends up falling for the girl he spent the evening with. There are several moments of romance and comedy in Ishkq in Paris that are warm and fuzzy. Post interval, the story is overstretched. There is superb chemistry between Akash and Ishq. It h ....
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America, 2012.  A marriage of convenience. Vishwanath alias Wiz (Kamal Haasan), a Kathak exponent, and Nirupama (Pooja Kumar), get married. Each have an agenda and seem to have achieved their wishes in three years of matrimony. Nirupama gets her Ph.D and Wiz runs his dance class inNew Jerseyunhindered by each other. All is fine till Dr. Nirupama aspires for more and wants to opt out of the arranged marriage. She confides with a psychologist that hers was a marriage of convenience that provided her a safe haven for pursuing her Ph.D in theU.S.A. The age gap between them notwithstanding, she is put off by Vishwanath and is attracted to her boss, Deepak (Samrat Chakrabarti). She cannot cite any specific reason to leave Wiz as there is nothing much to complain about him. Every male according to Nirupama must have a flaw. So she decides to find out something about him to feel better abou ....
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