Indian Express critic Shubra Gupta’s top 12 movies of 2015 includes Qissa, Dum laga Ke Haisha, Piku, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and more.
Bejoy Nambiar says he was quite disappointed when Chaitanya Tamhane’s debut Marathi film “Court” didn’t make it to the final list of Oscars.
Marathi film ‘Court’ is out of the best foreign film Oscar race after it failed to qualify in the Academy’s latest shortlist.
Salman Khan’s “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” and Marathi film “Court” will be screened at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
Naxalism is growing because of the increasing socio-economic exploitation, says Vira Sathidar, the lead actor of Marathi film “Court”.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui said: “I am very happy that ‘Court’ is India’s official entry at Oscars. It is a wonderful film.”
“Court”, “Bombay Velvet” and Tamil movie “The Crow’s Egg” are part of a new monthly series, launched by a museum to celebrate contemporary Indian cinema.
Irrfan Khan says ‘Court’ is a better choice than the last few “embarrassing” entries that the country sent to the Oscars.
Konkona Sen Sharma bagged the best actress award for “Kadambari”, while India’s Oscars entry “Court” took home the best director gong for Chaitanya Tamhane at the South Asian Film Festival.
When we asked Naseeruddin Shah about ‘Court’s chances at the Oscars next year, he said, “Court is one of the finest films and in fact the best film to have released in recent times. I don’t know why we hanker after this Oscar business.”
Rahul Rawail said: “What was wrong on her (Amol Palekar’s wife) part was to go outside during the break and talk about what she liked and didn’t to other members.”
Chaitanya Tamhane said: “I feel very fortunate and grateful for the way it has been received. We did not make the movie (Court) with that many expectations.”
After repeated mistakes in the past, the Film Federation of India has finally taken the right decision by selecting Court as India’s Oscar entry.
Calling it the best film of the year, Karan Johar has supported selection of Marathi movie “Court” as India’s official entry to Oscars next year.
Chaitanya Tamhane’s critically acclaimed directorial debut, Court, is India’s official entry to the Oscars.