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NRI sets up film school in Pune

Nikhat Powell is ready to  launch MIM in Pune

A lot of Indians have studied, worked or found a life abroad but there is something about your own country that makes it impossible to cut that umbilical cord, detach and begin a new life from scratch. There is this fondness, these teary –eyed moments when you think of your own country. Nikhat Aslam, a video editor and film teacher who is also Head of department at an esteemed College of Mass Communication, had a similar experience. She has now moved back to India and has settled in Pune.

Samudrika Motion Pictures Pvt Ltd to Produce Marathi Feature Films and Theatre

marathi film producer

Vedicure Group of Companies  Chairman Dr. Anil Patil today unveiled his plans of producing Marathi Feature Films and Theatre under his to be launched banner ‘Samudrika Motion Pictures Pvt Ltd’. Dr. Patil made this significant announcement at a special star studded evening organized to mark his 47th birthday.

India is theatre deficient, Need more multiplexes to reach 500 crore mark; Chennai Express had the potential

Chennai Express recently made more than 100 crores in revenue. If you compare that to Hollywood movies, 100 crores is probably the budget of a small Hollywood film. India is a theatre deficient country. It has been studied that there are just 10 screens per million people, where as in a country like United States, there are 120 screens per million. This is a figure in spite of the fact that India is the world's largest film producing country with more than 1000 films per year and also the no. 1 when it comes to ticket sales, with more than three billion tickets sold each year.

The Board of JSW Energy Ltd, at its meeting held today at Mumbai

 Chairman of  JSW Energy Ltd Sajjan Jindal poster

The Board of JSW Energy Ltd., at its meeting held today at Mumbai, approved the results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. 

Key highlights for Q1’ FY 14 (Consolidated):
Highest quarterly net generation of 5,097 Mus, up 7.75% over corresponding quarter of the previous year
Highest quarterly Total Income from operations ` 2,472 crores, up 13% over corresponding quarter of the previous year
Highest quarterly EBITDA of ` 968 crores, up 47% over corresponding quarter of the previous year
PAT of ` 214 crores as against ` 3 crores in the  corresponding quarter of the previous year


JNPT Silver jubilee poster

India’s largest container port terminal and a crucial element in the nation’s logistics infrastructure, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) celebrated its Silver jubilee year at Hotel The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. Chief guest, Hon'ble Union Cabinet Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K.Vasan, Guest of Honour, Hon'ble Minister of State (Communications, IT and Shipping), Shri Milind Deora, Special Guest, Hon'ble Secretary (Shipping), Dr. Viswapati Trivedi, Additional Secretary, Financial Advisor, Dr T. Kumar, Joint Secretary Ports, Shri N. Muruganandam, Chairman National Shipping Board, Capt. P.V.K Mohan, Chairman, JNPT, Shri N.N. Kumar, Chief Manager (Admn.) & Secy., JNPT, Shri S.K. Kaul and many dignitaries graced the occasion with their presence. A melodious classical rendition was also presented by renowned performing artist Mr Chintoo Singh. The Hon’ble Ministers also felicitated the extraordinary achievers of the Industry today.

Good Pitch Squared Mumbai promises a bright future for Documentary films in India

Mumbai, June 20 (Washington Bangla Radio): Indian Documentary Foundation, Kerala State Chalchitra Academy, Films Division Govt of India are delighted to invite you to their joint venture, which is being held at Mumbai International Film Festival on 23rd Feb 2014.

Eros AND Tappp launch Eros Now Prepaid Cards

Bollywood movie buffs can now enjoy their favorite blockbuster movies anytime, anywhere, without the need for a credit card.

Crowdfunding Indian Indie Film

Anamitra and Sriparna are amongst the pioneers in the zero budget movie making in India. They took it up to the level of entrepreneurship almost while others thought the new media is good for students only to try their hands. It must have been the year 2007 when Anamitra started off with editing every video he could grab. A couple of years later, he made his first film with a digital video camera, with help from friends who did everything from acting to making props and managing other production duties.  Then a no-budget filmmaking forum was co-founded with these friends, under the name Little Fish Eat Big Fish, and Bengal’s first widely recognized no-budget filmmaking movement started during the following months.

Children’s Film Society India Opens entries for the 18th International Children’s Film Festival India

The Children’s Film Society India has opened the doors for all aspiring and young directors to send in their entries to the 18th International Film festival of India.

Yash Raj Films welcomes the monsoon with YRF Jugalbandi

YRF jugalbandi’with fans on digital platforms

YRF promises its fans a new theme every month and this month is dedicated to the ‘jugalbandi’ that the production house shares with its fans on its digital platforms. With this theme, fans are given a chance to watch the best of YRF’s music videos over the years along with timeless moments captured on camera.

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