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Sony Music acquires music rights of the film ‘Kizie Aur Manny’

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

Global music giant Sony Music announced the acquisition of the music of Fox Star Studios’ heart-warming film ‘Kizie Aur Manny’ which is being directed by debutante Mukesh Chabbra. Starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi, the film is an official adaptation of John Green’s bestselling novel “The Fault In Our Stars”.

Adding musical magic to the film with his beautiful compositions and on-point music direction is A R Rahman who shares, “I’m looking forward to working with the talented team at Fox Star Studios and Mukesh Chabbra on Kizie Aur Manny, which is a beautiful story. I have had the pleasure of working with Sony Music on many projects in the past and they have all been great experiences and I’m sure the team will do a great job in presenting the music to fans and music lovers worldwide.” Read more

Oscar Award winner Marc Baschet co-​produces Ismat Chugtai’s LIHAAF, poster unveiled in Cannes film festival

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LIHAAF POSTER

The first look poster of award winning director Rahat Kazmi’s feature film based on Ismat Chugtai’s most celebrated and most controversial story “​Lihaaf”​ (The Quilt) Launched in Cannes Film Festival ​at India Pavilion on 12th May. Oscar winning producer of “No Man’s Land” Marc Baschet has joined hands with Indian producers of “Lihaaf”​. “I am very happy to be part of a film with such a strong theme with universal appeal”, said Marc.  Read more

After An Oscar Nomination, Kajri Babbar To Direct British Feature Film

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The niece of actor and politician Raj Babbar and the daughter of film producer Kishan Babbar, 23 year old Kajri Babbar is gearing up to direct her very first full length British feature film with British producers Jacqui Miller, Craig Conway and Clare Cahill, adding sheen to her family legacy.

A period drama of 1940s, her next, The Burning Bride, revolves around the journey of a 15 teen year old Indian girl who marries a British officer and travels to England and her journey thereon.  As a UK/India co-production, the film will be majorly shot in the city of Newcastle with key scenes in Mumbai , which are expected to commence shooting in mid 2019. The film will be written and directed by Kajri Babbar while Juuhi Babbar Sonii will turn first time co-producer on the project and will helm all production duties under Babbar Visuals for the shooting in India

After her short film about a girl who sacrifices her morals to make ends meet, Pardaa, secured a semi-finalist spot at the 44th Student Academy Awards by Oscars and was screened BAFTA Affliated Aesthetica Film Festival last year,  the director-writer is screening her film at the inaugural Newcastle International Film Festival. This new festival is already very prestigious – the patron is Prince Michael of Kent and the President is Jacqui Miller Charlton MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire).  Mrs Miller Charlton has built an international business brand over 3 decades which is now recognised as a global leader within its sector. She is a member of various initiatives aimed at raising aspirations and assisting start ups. In addition she is a trustee on the board of Kielder Observatory as well as a board member of the Local Economic Partnership. Read more

The Oscar Nominated movie The Square – Trailer OUT Now!

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The Trailer of Oscar-nominated Film ’The Square’ is set to re-release in India today. Starring actors Claes Bang, Dominic West, Elizabeth Moss and Terry Notary, the movie directed by the award-winning Swedish film-maker Ruben Ostlund is a funny satire featuring darkly-funny aspects of an urban lifestyle.  Read more

Watch the Oscar blockbuster, Hidden Figures on Star Movies and Star Movies Select HD

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The biggest and the most prestigious awards of Hollywood is almost here and to prep the Indian audiences for the gala event, Star Movies has lined up a special Oscar blockbuster, Hidden Figures on March 3 at 7 pm on Star Movies and Star Movies Select HD.

Hidden Figures uncovers the incredible story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)-brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. Hidden Figures managed to capture this in such a fine manner that it saw itself being nominated for three categories, including Best Picture. Don’t miss this inspirational tale. Read more

Dilwale review: Love, Comedy, Action ka masala tadka leads to Oscar winning hearts

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By Sonu P Mob: 09920183006 Email: indianshowbusiness@gmail.comDilwale: Let me put this straight. Dilwale is not an Oscar winning movie although there is a character named Oscar(Sanjay Mishra) who will provide you the maximum comic relief in the film. Dilwale is the kind of film you would like to watch after having a bad day in office or fight with your girlfriend. It is a no brainer but of the most entertaining kind.

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Girish Malik’s ‘Jal’ in race for Oscars for ‘Best Film’ and ‘Original Score Category’

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Jal Poster

Having won the National Award for Visual effects, Girish Malik’s ‘Jal’ has added yet another feather in its cap. The movie which stars Purab H Kohli, Kirti Kulhari, Tannishtha Chatterjee has been shortlisted in the list of 114 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2014 which are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category. The film has also been shortlisted in the list of feature films which are in contention for nominations in the Best Film Category. The background score for the film is given by Sonu Nigam and Bikram Ghosh, the film marked the official debut of the duo as music directors.

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SUICIDE SQUAD – Casting Announcement

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By K. Ashwin Mob: 09920183006 Email: indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

An all-star roster of actors has joined Warner Bros. Pictures’ new action adventure “Suicide Squad,” bringing DC Comics’ super villain team to the big screen under the direction of David Ayer (“Fury”). The announcement was made today by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production, Warner Bros. Pictures.

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Cannes, Toronto, Berlin, Busan, IIFA and Oscar to be classified in JIFF-2013

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By K. Ashwin Mob: 00919920183006 E-mail: indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

This year in Jaipur International Film Festival – JIFF – 2013 there will be special segments for the films nominated at the Cannes, Toronto, Berlin, Busan, and Oscars known to be the ‘Best World Cinema’ category. Besides, these films will also remain in the category of films in which they are nominated for the award consideration in JIFF-2013 onwards.

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