Monday, Oct 03, 2022

Anand Patwardhan


Anand Patwardhan: ‘Films that I made to fight religious and caste discrimination are the most useful'

April 15, 2022 3:05 pm

The documentary filmmaker will receive the prestigious 2022 Outstanding Achievement Award at Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival this month

Why is Faisal Khan, a human rights activist, in prison for an act of peace?

December 05, 2020 8:48 am

What explains Hindutva’s rage against Faisal and the Khudai Khidmatagars? The clue, once more, lies in the past.

Mumbai International Film Festival: Documentaries not selected for screening, two filmmakers move HC

January 25, 2020 3:40 am

A division bench of Justice S C Dharmadhikari and Justice R I Chagla on Friday directed the Union government to state what process was followed by the selection committee of MIFF while rejecting Patwardhan’s Vivek/Reason and Kumar’s Janani’s Juliet and Two Flags.

Kerala High Court permits screening of Anand Patwardhan's documentary at festival

June 26, 2019 3:49 am

The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had earlier denied sanction to screen the documentary at the festival on the ground that “the theme of the film is sensitive and it would invite law and order issues”.

Shah Rukh Khan, Kamal Haasan, Vidya Balan won't return their awards: Top quotes

November 03, 2015 4:31 pm

Filmstars including Kamal Haasan and Vidya Balan and Shah Rukh Khan have said that they won't return their awards to protest the rising 'intolerance' in the country.

Bollywood celebs slam 'Award Wapsi' move by filmmakers

December 25, 2015 11:04 pm

Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar and Ashoke Pandit are among those who have called 'Award Wapsi' move by filmmakers disrespectful.

FTII protest: ‘First Shaktimaan and now Yudhishthir, who’s next?’

June 15, 2015 2:00 am

The students said they would continue the agitation and not accept Chauhan as the head of the FTII council.

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February 24, 2014 11:48 pm

R V Ramani turns the camera on another filmmaker, Anand Patwardhan, in his latest film, Hindustan Hamara.

Ode to his work

March 05, 2013 2:13 am

He is known as much for his thoroughly researched documentaries as for his activism.

Ode to his work

March 05, 2013 1:25 am

He is known as much for his thoroughly researched documentaries as for his activism.