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International award-winning producer Amol Kagne to make his acting debut with Milind Ukey’s much awaited ‘Monsoon Football’

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Amol Kagne

After receiving many national and international awards as a film producer and presenter for his movies like Halal, Lathe Joshi, 31st October, Perfume; Amol Kagne is all set to make his acting debut with Milind Ukey’s ‘Monsoon Football’ which is a UKEY film production in association with Vivid Sportz. Amol who is a Maharashtrian by birth will be seen playing the character of a Gujrati husband to one of the female leads in the film.

When asked about his preparation for his role Amol said, “It’s a good opportunity for me to be a part of such good films. The character that I am playing is that of a Gujrati husband and is very challenging for me as I am a Maharashtrian so I learned Gujrati from my make-up dada on the set and also spent a lot of time with one of my Gujrati friend from whom I picked up some tips for the behaviorism. I also had to gain around 6kgs of weight for my role in this film.” Read more

RSVP’s Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota wins People’s Choice Midnight Madness Award at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

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RSVP’s Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota (The Man Who Feels No Pain at the fest) has outdone several Hollywood heavyweights to claim the People’s Choice Midnight Madness Award at 43rd edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The Ronnie Screwvala production was in contention with Iron Man 3 director Shane Black’s The Predator, David Gordon Green’s Halloween featuring BAFTA-winning actress Jamie Lee Curtis and Sam Levinson’s Assassination Nation, among others.

The award, which was instated in 2009, is presented to the film that is rated as the most popular among the underground and cult titles in contention. At each screening, attendees are invited to vote for the film by leaving their ticket stubs in voting boxes outside the theatre post the show. Read more

Eros International joins hands with Ajay Kapoor of Kyta Productions for Pataakha & Kirik Party

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Eros International Media Ltd (Eros International), the leading Indian film and entertainment company, announced its collaboration with Kyta Productions Pvt Ltd for two forthcoming films – Vishal Bhardwaj’s Pataakha and the Hindi remake of Kannada super hit Kirik Party.

Eros will team with producers Dheeraj Wadhawan, Ajay Kapoor, Ishant Saxena, Vishal and Rekha Bhardwaj to release in India the eagerly awaited Pataakha, a Rajasthan-set drama about two warring sisters. The comedy drama starring Sanya Malhotra and Radhika Madan along with Vijay Raaz and Sunil Grover has already created huge anticipation since the release of its trailer and will release on 28th September.

Equally exciting is the announcement of the remake of Kannada blockbuster Kirik Party, yet untitled in Hindi which will feature Kartik Aaryan and Jacqueline Fernandez where Eros will be jointly producing with Ajay Kapoor, Dheeraj Wadhawan and Vrithika Laykar and releasing the film worldwide. A romance set in a college campus scheduled to go on floor in October, the film will be directed by Abhishek Jain of Bey Yaar and Kevi Rite Jaish fame. Read more

Prakash Padukone Inaugurates World Class Sports Hall at Stonehill International School

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Jitu Virwani, Chairman and Managing Director, Embassy Group lighting the lamp to inaugurate 10th anniversary celebrations of Stonehill International School

Stonehill International School (SIS) celebrated 10 years of holistic international education in a collaborative, stimulating and caring environment. The day also marked the inauguration of the school’s latest world class sports hall. The event was attended by Mr. Prakash Padukone, former World Number 1 badminton champion; Ms. Ashwini Nachappa, former international track athlete; and Ajeet Bajaj & Deeya Bajaj, the first father-daughter duo to scale Mount Everest.

On the occasion, Prakash Padukone, former World Number 1 badminton champion said, “I am extremely delighted that sports and games in the country is picking up. 10 years back, there were more emphasis given on the performance of the academics, but I am happy and impressed to see schools and colleges encouraging children to take part in sports activities. This is my first visit to Stonehill and I am impressed to see the kind of sports facilities that the school is providing. I request parents to support their children to take part in sports and other activities along with academics.” Read more

Singapore South Asian International Film Festival 2018 (SGSAIFF) announces the full line up

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The 2nd edition of Singapore South Asian International Film Festival 2018 (SGSAIFF) today announced its lineup which includes an interesting mix of feature films, short films and documentaries curated from across the world. This year the festival will include five World Premieres, two Special Screenings, eight Feature Films and nine short films In Competition.

The 2nd edition of the festival will be held from 5th to 14th October 2018 and will commence with an opening ceremony on 5th October which will be held at Carnival Cinema in Singapore. While the closing ceremony will be held on 13th October at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore and will also include the awards ceremony.

The opening ceremony will be attended by actors Paramabrata Chatterjee and Raima Sen – lead actors of the film Reunion which will be having its World Premiere at SGSAIFF 2018. The actors will also be attending the World Premiere of the film. Read more

Ivan Ayr’s debut feature, SONI’s world premiere at the prestigious 75th Venice International Film Festival received a standing ovation

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Director Ivan Ayr’s debut feature Soni had its World Premiere at recently concluded 75th Venice International Film Festival where it received a standing ovation at the festival, with a long and engaging Q & A post the screening.

The film Soni stars newcomers, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan and Saloni Batra in the lead roles

Soni is produced by Kimsi Singh and Kartikeya Narayan Singh whose previous credits include the 2015 Cannes Un Certain Regard Selection Chauthi Koot Read more

IRCON International Limited: Initial Public Offer to open on September 17, 2018 and to close on September 19, 2018

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By Vivek K. Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

(L-R) – Ms Umashanmukhi Sistla (President & COO, SBI Capital Markets Limited), Mr Salil Pitale (Managing Director, Axis Capital Limited), Shri M.K. Singh (Director Finance & CFO, IRCON International Limited), Shri Sunil Kumar Chaudhary (Chairman & Managing Director, IRCON International Limited), Shri Rajiv Gupta (Director PSU, Ministry of Railway) and Shri Nalin Kumar (EVP & Head IB, IDBI Capital Markets & Securities Limited) at IRCON International Limited IPO press conference held today in Mumbai.

IRCON International Limited (the “Company”) proposes to open on September 17, 2018, an initial public offering of equity shares of Face Value of Rs. 10 each (“Equity Shares”) for cash at a Price per Equity Share (including a Share Premium) (“Offer”) comprising an offer for sale of 9,905,157 Equity Shares by its Promoter, The President of India, acting through the Ministry of Railways, Government of India (“The Selling Shareholder”).

The offer includes a reservation of up to 500,000 equity shares for subscription by eligible employees (as defined in Red Herring Prospectus) (“Employee Reservation Portion”). The offer-less employee reservation portion is referred to as the net offer. The offer and the net offer will constitute 10.53% and 10.00% of the post offer paid-up equity share capital of the company respectively. The Bid/Offer Period closes on September 19, 2018. Read more

The 3rd edition of Lonavala International Film Festival India 2018 (LIFFI) is all set to enthrall film lovers from 7th to 9th September 2018 at ‘Triose Plaza, Lonavala’

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 The 1st and 2nd editions of LIFFI witnessed immense interest and participation from all over. The 3rd edition of LIFFI 2018 is all set to enthrall cinema lovers with its  wide range of films. LIFFI 2018 is setting the right tone to offer its visitors and patrons a completely different and a memorable “Cinematic Experience”. The Festival which has been scaling new heights since its inception, will have a variety of add-ons this time. This includes Q&A sessions after each screening, workshops, master classes etc.
Bimal Roy’s classics films like Devdas,Bandini, Madhumati’and others. Marathi films like ‘Nude, Kachcha Limboo, Dr. Rakhmabai’ will also be screened. Other engaging activities include an interactive session with Director Ananth Mahadevan on his remarkable movie Life is Good andDr. Rakhmabai. Director and Producer Viveck Vaswani will conduct a thought provoking workshop with the media students. Due to popular demand, his film Rough Book screened in LIFFI 2016 has been included once again. Other films like Iqbal, Joggers Park, Kashmakash ,“The Genius – Ramanujan” and the 1st Ukrainian English Animation film “The Stolen Princess’ will also be screened at the venue in English & Hindi.
Students from reputed  media schools from Mumbai, Lonavala and Pune have been invited for this festival with a view to help them improve their skills and gain knowledge. LIFFI 2018 aims to provide a unique and everlasting experience to all its visitors through this entertaining medium. Read more

Manoj Bajpayee’s next feature ‘Bhonsle’ to have its World Premiere at 23rd Busan International Film Festival 2018 in ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ section

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Manoj Bajpayee’s next feature, Bhonsle to have its World Premiere at the prestigious 23rd Busan International Film Festival to be held from 4-13 October 2018.

The film directed by Devashish Makhija is nominated for the “Kim Jiseok Award” in the A Window on Asian Cinema section. The award will be given out together with a cash prize of 10,000 US dollars to the final two films, selected by the jury members at the Closing Ceremony, which will be held on the 13th of October 2018. Read more

5th Veda Session with Tanmay Bhat At Whistling Woods International

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Tanmay Bhat with students of WWI

The cultural hub of Whistling Woods International, reverberated with laughter and immense enthusiasm as the comedy- Tanmay Bhat narrated his tryst with comedy with the students of WWI. ‘With a motto’ to be a strong promoter of the present-day pop-culture, he described his journey into the world of stand-up comedy.

In a light-hearted yet informative session moderated by Chaitanya Chinchlikar, Tanmay highlighted the important and the otherwise serious aspects of comedy. “I became funny so that people would like me as I did not like myself for the longest time”- revealed Tanmay while he narrated his inclination towards comedy. Tanmay shared how comedy was an instinct for him and hence he used it as a method to ‘fit-in’ during his childhood. On preaching the students about following a career path with honesty and love, he said, ‘Decisions that I made have never been money or strategy driven. I follow what I am most excited and passionate about’. Further, in the conversation, he discussed his past projects and mentioned the technical aspects involved in various mediums of comedy. Read more