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Film Review: Harischandrachi Factory (2010) Award Winning Indian Marathi Movie - Synopsis-Promo-Preview-Trailer

Harishchandrachi Factory - India's official entry in 2010 Oscars in the international category - is scheduled for a theatrical release date of Jan 29, 2010. Watch this movie and experience the joy of being a part of Indias first motion picture .

Harishchandrachi Factory Poster

HArishchandrachi Factory Poster Marathi Movie
Star Cast: Nandu Madhav, Vibhawari Deshpande, Mohit Gokhale
Directed By: Paresh Mokashi
Produced By: UTV Motion Pictures, Ronnie Screwvala, Smiti Kanodia, Paresh Mokashi

Original Review of CHO-E-CHUTI (2010) Bengali Movie

CHA-E-CHUTI (2010)
Original Bengali Movie Review

By Anirban Halder

Cha E Chuti Bengali Movie

The life of an actor, actress or director of big screen has been made into a film a number of times. And a subject like that has often got enough takers in audience mainly because there is an unending curiosity about the life behind camera- in studios and beyond.

Read the exclusive review, order the Bengali movie DVD online.


A Big Dream Coming True At Shri Aurobindo Institution of Kalyani, West Bengal | By Barnali Saha

A classroom in session at the Sri Aurobindo Institute, Kalyani

A Big Dream Coming True:
The good works of the Shri Aurobindo Institution of Kalyani, West Bengal.

by Barnali Saha

I have always felt that there is a wall between us and the world. It is as if some mighty drapery is shutting down our complete view of the other side. In our warmly lit, fire place rolling sumptuous world we live in one glass house of comfort while the landscape on the other side faces drastic tectonic shifts everyday. In the other world existence is a struggle in itself and paucity is the only procession that its inmates have. On my last visit to India, I had a microscopic view of the pain and the sullen current of despair that flows in the other world, And what I found strange is that most people talk about this other world at length, they write, they are vociferous but when it comes to changing the condition that persists, only a handful of men come to the forefront.  I was lucky to have come across a galaxy of such wonderful men and women struggling hard to make the other world a better place to dwell.


Experimental Bengali Movie DVD Release - Five No-Budget Films by Little Fish Eat Big Fish: Kolkata Book Fair 2010

In the best of Calcutta traditions, a group of smart intellectual Bengali cinema enthusiasts have decided to challenge the decay in Indian cinema driven by commercial box-office greed and subsequent erosion of quality in mainstream Indian cinema being produced commercially and the increasing capability of a hitherto smart audience to digest kitsch.

This group calls themselves Little Fish Eat Big Fish. They write in their blog, "Therefore, we view the existence of a "producer" in the process of film making as an unwanted intervention of the consumerist culture to control and, thereby, subjugate the auteur.". They go on to boldly pursue their goals of great film-making, and challenge film-lovers "to come and see what kind of quality a no budget film can deliver."

Bengali cinema still leads India - Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury's 2008 film Antaheen (DVD) just won the Best Film National awards a few hours ago. Along with the commendable efforts of groups like Little Fish Eat Big Fish, the Bengali film lover can be sure Bangla cinema will continue its remarkable eloquence and position of prestige and acclaim as a showcase of the best of Indian film makers.

Bengali Movie Five No Budget Films DVDFive No Budget Films

The "Five No-Budget Films" DVD contains the following 5 short films released under the banner of Little Fish Eat Big Fish:


Dimple Kapadia-Nana Pathekar in Tum Milo To Sahi (2010) Hindi Movie

Tumi Milo To Sahi Dimple Kapadia Nana Pathekar Hindi MovieScheduled for a theatrical release date of April 2, 2010, Tum Milo To Sahi is a Hindi drama film starring Bollywood veterans Nana Patekar, Dimple Kapadia and Sunil Shetty with youngsters including Rehan Khan, Shefali Chhaya, Vidya Malvade, Anjana Sukhani, Mohnish Behl, Amit Behl, Tanisha Mukherjee, Raghav Sachar, Vrajesh Hirjee and more. The film is produced by Nikhil Panchamiya and directed by Kabir Sadanand. Music is by Sandesh Shandilya.

Actor-director Kabir Sadanand had appeared in acting roles in many successful movies. Anant Balani's 2002 movie "Ek Din 24 Ghante" [BUY HINDI DVD ONLINE] was his first move - his co-actors were Nandita Das, Rahul Bose, Vinit Kumar, Liliput, Shilpa Mehta, Piyush Mishra, Baby Nidhi, Kavita Rathod, Shivkumar Subramanyam, Prithvi Zutshi.

Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol My Name Is Khan (2010) Marry Me Latest Hindi Movie Full Promo : Watch Free Online

A brand new trailer of My Name Is Khan (2010) Hindi Movie has been released. The SRK-Kajol film is expected to be the first mega blockbuster of the year.

Watch the teaser-trailer online.



Anurag Kashyap's No Smoking Hindi Movie - Baba Bengali Sealdahwale's Prayogshala

Anurag Kashyap presented the Indian cinema lover with a greatly polarizing film in No Smoking. It was loved by some, hated by some, both with passion, and ignored by none.

Kashyap, in his blog, says this movie of his is very personal, and arrogant - the film is all about an arrogant man living life his own way meeting an even more arrogant man.

The film has fantastic music and songs, great camera work, wonderful locations and top-grade acting performances. Boldly departing from mainstream Bollywood, the film displays remarkable intelligence and demands thoughtfulness and analysis by the viewer.


National Bingo Night on Colors TV Abhishek Bachchan Indian Reality TV Show

ABC TV Channel in USA premiered the National Bingo Night gameshow in May of 2007 in the United States. It was cancelled by ABC after the first few episodes, and picked up by GSN.

Three years later, the format has apparently been licensed by Colors TV Channel in India (also called Aapka Colors), and the franchisee has chosen Indian movie hero Abhishek Bachchan to host the show. Abhishek is the son of Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and married to the glamorous fashion-model turned actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Abhishek is the grandson of acclaimed poet and writer Harivansh Rai Bachchan.

In addition to the Indian franchise, the show also has franchises in Australia and the Philippines.

The game is an interactive experience for both the studio audience and viewers at home. On NBN, members of the studio audience attempted to win a game of bingo while competing with a solo studio contestant. For Bingo America, it is played as a straight general knowledge quiz format with two players and a home viewer bingo game within.

Life Goes On (2010) - Sharmila Tagore Soha Ali Khan Girish Karnad Om Puri - Promo-Preview-Review-Trailer

Life Goes On Indian Bollywood Hindi Movie

Read all about Life Goes on and watch the theatrical trailer.

The drama explores the relations between a grief stricken father and his three daughters. Set in London, the time is now, the family of Indian origin- part of the UK diaspora. With his wife’s sudden death, Sanjay is suddenly thrown into close proximity with his three daughters. The drama unfolds over five days from the day when Manju dies to day of the funeral. Haunted by memories, grappling with this devastating loss, missing the mediating influence of his wife, Sanjay finds himself assessing and carving out new relations with his three daughters. He is faced with a further crisis when he discovers his youngest and most loved daughter Dia, has a Muslim boyfriend -Imtiaz. Confused and angry, Sanjay leaves home and wanders the streets of London one night. With an unexpected series of events, Sanjay is forced to face his past demons, his trauma over the partition of India when as a child, he was forced to leave his home with his parents. Finally to come to terms with his old and unspoken prejudice about Muslims, in the larger context of the country in the grips of Islamaphobia as the events of 7/7 and the consequences of the Iraq war reverberate. As he sits drenched and tired on a bench on Hampstead Heath and watches the sun rise – Sanjay puts his demons to rest. At the funeral he has come to terms with himself, he allows the Muslim boy to join the family rituals and sees his daughters for what they are and not what he expected them to be. The shadow of Shakespeare’s King Lear bears on this contemporary and free adaptation. It works functionally as a sub- text in the film as we see Sanjay and Dia within the contours of the mythical Lear and Cordelia.


Tabu Sharman Joshi in Toh Baat Pakki (2010) Hindi Movie - Audio Music OST Soundtrack Download MP3 Songs and Theatrical Trailer

Toh Baat Pakki Tabu Sharman Joshi Hindi Movie PosterA fresh promno-preview trailer video is now available for Kedarh Shinde's Toh Baat Pakki Hindi Bollywood movie starring Tabu, Sharman Joshi, Vatsal Seth, Yuvika Choudhary, Ayub Khan and others. Music is by Pritam Chakraborty, set to lyrics by Sayeed Quadri, Mayur Puri and Shabbir Ahmed. The film is produced by Ramesh. S. Taurani.

Toh Baat Pakki is scheduled for a 19th Feb 2010 release.

Download the original soundtrack (OST) and watch the free promo-preview teaser video.


LAHORE (2010) Hindi Movie - Bengali Hero Sabyasachi Chakraborty in India vs. Pakistan Kick-boxing Competition

Lahore 2010 Hindi Movie PosterLahore 2010 Hindi MovieIn 1949, two years after Pakistan was created, Indian movie director M L Anand presented the romance-drama Lahore (1949) [Buy DVD] starring Nargis, Karan Dewan, Om Prakash, Pratima Devi, Randhir and others with music by Shyam Sunder.

The 2010 Indian Hindi Movie LAHORE is a completely different story. Designed to stir up nationalistic passions in Indians and Pakistanis who have been brainwashed over generations to be arch enemies, Lahore (2010) puts an Indian kick-boxing team competing with Pakistan in the Pakistani metropolis of Lahore. Sports has taken on a nationalist role in South-Asian cinema recently - Dil Bole Hadippa (2009) [Blu-Ray DVD ] pitted a Pakistani cricket team against an Indian one, and the Pakistanis were shown to accept defeat gracefully from an Indian team that contained a woman masquerading a man. Also, a Bangladeshi soccer team is seen outplaying an Indian team in the recent Bangladeshi movie Jaago (2009).

Lahore (2010) is  Directed by Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan with music by M M Kreem. The starcast includes Farooq Sheikh, Nafisa Ali, Shraddha Nigam, Ashish Vidhyarthi, Nirmal Pandey, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Sourav Shukla, Kelly Dorji, Anahad, Sushant  Singh, Pramod Moutho and more.

The multiple award-winning Lahore debuted at the 2009 Salento International Film Festival in Italy, and the theatrical release date is March 19, 2010.

Watch the full theatrical promo-preview trailer of Lahore online.

Nana Pathekar's YAKSHA (2010) Kannada Movie

The Forum, Bangalore, India

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Acclaimed Bollywood actor Nana Pathekar debuted in South Indian cinema with director Bharathiraja's Tamil movie Bommalattam [Buy Bommalattam/Nagerkoil (2-in-1 DVD) Tamil Movie Online] appearing with Arjun in a lead role and Kajal Agarwal, Padmyapriya, Prithviraj in supporting roles. Bommalattam, a film inspired by Andrew Niccol's 2002 blockbuster sci-fi English movie S1m0ne (Simone) [Blu-Ray DVD], was released in Hindi as Cinema and Telugu as Rana.

Following his South Indian debut, Nana Pathekar appears in Ramesh Rao's Kannada movie YAKSHA with Girish Mattennavar, Yogesh, Atul Kulkarni and others.

According to reports, Mattennavar is the grandson of renowned vocalist Late Gangubai Hangal and the president of the BJP Yuvamorcha,and the chairman of Kanterava studio. The Mid-Day newspaper in this article reports Nana Pathekar in the role of a special Mumbai police officer sent to clean Bangalore up with his gunman assistant Mattennavar. Check out the Mid-Day article for exclusive movie stills from YAKSHA.

Watch the video of launch of Yaksha.

Bengali actress Tannishtha Chatterjee in Hollywood Actress Lucy Liu's Movie on Child Trafficking

Lucy LiuHollywood's Lucy Liu to film in India: Emmy nominated American actress Lucy Liu (Charlie's Angels) [Special Edition DVD] is reportedly arriving in India in the near future for making a film around the subject of human trafficking.

This will be first directorial venture for Liu, who has acted in few dozen films and television episodes besides producing few movies. Reportedly set in Mumbai, this short film will star Tannishtha Chatterjee (Brick Lane) [Buy DVD online], who is said to be very excited about it.

Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, welcoming the India-trend of world film industry, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that filmmakers should also explore many finer and deeper things India offered, instead of just focusing on human trafficking, poverty and crime.

According to reports, Lius short, first one to be filmed, will be part of a four-movies-wrapped-in-one project, other two shorts being directed by Oscar winners Angelina Jolie (Changeling) [DVD / Blu-Ray Release] (Changeling) and Meryl Streep (The Devil Wears Prada) [buy Blu-Ray DVD Online] . Lucy Alexis Liu, 41, was born to Taiwanese immigrants in New York (USA).

Shob Choritro Kalponik (2009) সব চরিত্র কাল্পনিক Rituparno Ghosh Bengali Movie - Bipasha Basu, Prosenjit, Jishu, Paoli Dam

In Sob Charitra Kalpanik, Bipasha Basu plays the role of a Probashi Bangali (expatriate Bengalee) housewife Radhika. Her husband Indranil, played by Prosenjit, dissapears ...

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Guzarish (2010) Hrithik Roshan - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan - Indian Bengali Supermodel Manikangana Dutta

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, GUZAARISH (2010) Hindi Movie stars Hrithik Roshan paired with Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles, with Aditya Roy Kapoor, Monikangana Dutta, Rajit Kapoor, Sanjay Lafont, Shernaz Patel and others.

Read complete synopsis and complete crew and cast details. Watch theatrical trailer.

Guzarish is the 3rd film costarring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan; the previous two films were Sanjay Gadhvi's 2007 blockbuster Dhoom 2 (Buy Hindi Movie DVD Online) with Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Uday Chopra & Rimi Sen, and Ashutosh Gowariker's 2008 superhit Jodhaa Akbar (Blu Ray DVD) with Ila Arun, Chetana Das, Parth Dave, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Suhasini Mulay, Digvijay Purohit, Punam S Sinha, Sonu Sood, Rucha Vaidya, Rajesh Vivek, Yuri and others.

According to reports, the basic plot of Guzaarish deals with Hrithik Roshan playing a wheelchair-bound paraphlegic who has a relationship with his married nurse played by Aishwarya.

Indian bengali super model Moni Kangana Dutta picture on Vogue Indian magazine first issue


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