A fitting bouquet to a music legend
The nightingale of India, Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar, needs no introduction. Her fan following is legendary. Even then it needs an obsessed admirer like Snehashish Chatterjee, a singer himself, to compile 19 volumes titled Lata Geetkosh containing all the songs sung by her. In a tete a tete with Shoma A. Chatterji, he talks about his journey
Bollywood actor director Arbaaz Khan meets students of Aditya Academy
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IBNS): Bollywood actor and director Arbaaz Khan was recently in Kolkata to share his views on the industry with the patrons and students of Aditya Academy.
IBNS-TWF Canada correspondents Sayantan Banerjee and Suman Das caught up with Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2017 winner Jimut Roy as he headlined the Durga Puja celebrations at Bongo Poribar Durgotsav in Oakville, near Toronto
Slovenian director Darko Stante with his debut feature film, Consequences, created history as it became the first movie from his country to screen at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in nearly a decade. The film deals with homosexuality among young boys at a youth facility. Mainly shot with an inexperienced cast, Consequences has collected rave reviews, drawing comparison with the cult film Rebel Without a Cause. In a conversation with Stante and Matej Zemljic, the lead actor, Suman Das and Sudipto Maity find out their experience. Excerpts
Israeli film director Michal Aviad has been wowing crowds and critics alike with her latest offering, Working Woman. The film deals with sexual harassment at workplace, a prevalent problem in most societies. In a chat with IBNS Canada's Asha Bajaj and Sudipto Maity during the recently concluded Toronto International Film Festival, Aviad opens up about the issue, remedies to rid the world of such vices and her special love for movies. Excerpts:
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IBNS): Film production companies can now choose stories for their next film, web series or television show from a bank of ready, high-quality film stories, written by some of the best authors in the country, announced Kolkata-based Power Publishers, recently.