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Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aparna Sen opt out of Kolkata International Film Festival panel

Filmmaker Aparna Sen opted out of the panel citing other engagements. Prosenjit Chatterjee, however, clarified that he would 'extend all possible help to the committee' as and when required.

Shoojit Sircar: Dancing, singing days of Bollywood have gone

Speaking at the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival, director Shoojit Sircar said that everyone is focusing on good stories in Bollywood now.


Kolkata International Film Festival: Workshop on preserving, restoring film inaugurated; to train around 200 people

The workshop, which is an initiative of the Film Heritage Foundation (FHF) and International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), will be held at ICCR in Kolkata from November 15 to 22.

Kolkata International Film Festival: Big B calls for preservation of old films for future generations

“Do you ever watch the credits at the end of a film and wonder why so many people are involved? Film-making is a team effort and every member, big or small, has a key role to play. Some, a very few, though, remain seated till credits end...,” Amitabh Bachchan said in his address.

Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate Kolkata International Film Festival

Sanjay Dutt, Jaya Bachchan, Wahida Rehman, Nandita Das would also be present at the opening ceremony of 24th Kolkata International Film Festival.

Hungarian film 'The Wednesday Child' bags top award at KIFF

"The Wednesday Child" is a tale of a rebellious teen mother determined to regain custody of her young son.


Much recovered

Veteran actress Tanuja was discharged from hospital on November 11, a day after she was admitted following trouble while breathing

Break stereotypes in technology-driven era: Govind Nihalani

Govind Nihalani delivered the Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture at the ongoing 20th Kolkata International Film Festival.

Bachchan clan Big B, Jaya, Abhishek, Aishwarya renew, strengthen ties with Bengal

Amitabh Bachchan and his family not only fired-up the inaugural ceremony of the 20th Kolkata International Film Fest but they also strengthened and renewed their ties with West Bengal.

Shah Rukh Khan urges international filmmakers to experience Kolkata

Shah Rukh Khan urged Australian filmmaker Paul Cox and other international dignitaries to relish the experiences that Kolkata has to offer at KIFF.