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National Film Archive of India


MIB merger of five film, media units triggers concern over central government employee status among staffers

February 10, 2021 12:20 am

NFDC to become umbrella organisation for Films Division, National Film Archive of India, Children's Film Society of India, Directorate of Film Festivals

RK Studio films that came to NFAI last year in 'mixed conditions of decay'

January 05, 2019 11:08 am

In January 2018, the Kapoor family had handed over the original and dupe negatives of all R K Studio films, from Aag (1948) to Aa Ab Laut Chalein (1999), to the NFAI.

Three regional offices nearly closed, NFAI proposed another but it was rejected

April 24, 2018 11:13 am

Interestingly, while NFAI was pushing for a new regional office, existing ones in Bengaluru, Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram are all but closed and there has been no attempt to revive them.

National Film Archive of India website hacked, messages against ‘politicisation of rape’ posted

April 21, 2018 9:24 am

The hackers posted messages, images containing messages in English and Hindi, against the “political and communal” angle of the multiple rape cases that have rocked the nation in the last few weeks.

'Vinegar syndrome' ruining film treasure at National Film Archive, reveals data from film assessment project

March 31, 2018 3:31 pm

NFAI fails to maintain the desired temperature and humidity within its vaults, causing rapid film decomposition; AC units break down frequently and remain unattended for prolonged periods, documents show.

Pune: NFAI receives rare handbills of films

April 07, 2016 2:20 am

About 50 handbills of films such as V Shantaram’s Kunku (1937), Balasaheb Yadav’s Baji Prabhu Deshpande (1939), Vinayak’s Chhaya (1936), and Vilasi Ishwar (1935) would be part of the NFAI collection.

National Film Archive of India turns 52

February 02, 2016 5:34 am

At present, NFAI has a large collection of Indian cinema. It contains more than 1,30,014 still photographs.

Film heritage mission sets the reel rolling

June 07, 2015 3:57 am

National Film Archive of India begins process to hire consultants and experts

‘Cinema should be given heritage status’

November 19, 2013 5:23 am

Filmmaker Shivendra Singh Dungarpur and colleague Irawati talk about the need for preserving films.

‘Cinema should be given heritage status’

November 19, 2013 4:39 am

Filmmaker Shivendra Singh Dungarpur,who is in the process of setting up a film heritage foundation,talks about the need for preserving films.