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300 disabled youth audition for NGO Blind Dreams’ Indiyaah Talent Hunt in Mumbai

300 disabled youth audition for NGO Blind Dreams’ Indiyaah Talent Hunt in Mumbai


Saturday, 24th August 2013; Mumbai:  In a touching, heart-rending and soul-stirring event, more than 300 blind and differently enabled youth from all over Maharashtra participated in the western zone round of auditions for the Blind Dreams’ Indiyaah Talent Hunt for the disabled or differently enabled. The auditions were held at the Kamla Mehta School for the Blind at Dadar in Central Mumbai. Most participants came from far off towns and villages in Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Speaking at the function, Dr Samir Mansuri, chairman of NGO Blind Dreams’ and co-organizer of the event along with social organization Blind Persons Association said, “The over whelming response to the Blind Dreams’ Indiyaah Talent Hunt for the differently enabled and visually impaired is an indication that differently enabled youth are otherwise as talented as their colleagues and sometimes even more talented in certain fields like musi…

VAN DAMME in India to CELEBRATE THE GLOBAL LAUNCH OF ASHOK AMRITRAJ BIOGRAPHY at CII BIG PICTURE SUMMIT

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VAN DAMME in India to CELEBRATE THE GLOBAL LAUNCH OF ASHOK AMRITRAJ BIOGRAPHY at CII BIG PICTURE SUMMIT
Hollywood Star Jean Claude Van Damme, popularly known as the Muscles from Brussels, is traveling to India for the first time for the global launch of Ashok Amritraj’s autobiography at CII Big Picture Summit, Confederation of Indian Industry’s flagship conference for Media and Entertainment industry to be held on 13 – 14 September 2013 at New Delhi. Ashok Amritraj produced Van Damme’s Double Impact, which catapulted him to an A list box office star. The film was a breakthrough for Amritraj as well and he went on to become a major force in Hollywood.
Jean Claude Van Damme’s other popular films include The Expendables 2BloodsportKickboxerUniversal SoldierSudden Death and JCVD. On 21 October 2012, Van Damme was honored with a life-size statue of himself in his hometown of Brussels.
The Belgian born star, Van Damme says, “I am looking forward to my first trip to India for the global l…

VAN DAMME in India to CELEBRATE THE GLOBAL LAUNCH OF ASHOK AMRITRAJ BIOGRAPHY at CII BIG PICTURE SUMMIT

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VAN DAMME in India to CELEBRATE THE GLOBAL LAUNCH OF ASHOK AMRITRAJ BIOGRAPHY at CII BIG PICTURE SUMMIT
Hollywood Star Jean Claude Van Damme, popularly known as the Muscles from Brussels, is traveling to India for the first time for the global launch of Ashok Amritraj’s autobiography at CII Big Picture Summit, Confederation of Indian Industry’s flagship conference for Media and Entertainment industry to be held on 13 – 14 September 2013 at New Delhi. Ashok Amritraj produced Van Damme’s Double Impact, which catapulted him to an A list box office star. The film was a breakthrough for Amritraj as well and he went on to become a major force in Hollywood.
Jean Claude Van Damme’s other popular films include The Expendables 2BloodsportKickboxerUniversal SoldierSudden Death and JCVD. On 21 October 2012, Van Damme was honored with a life-size statue of himself in his hometown of Brussels.
The Belgian born star, Van Damme says, “I am looking forward to my first trip to India for the global l…

“The Mortal Instruments – City of Bones”.

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“The Mortal Instruments – City of Bones”.

This August India witnesses the premier of the striking supernatural series- “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” Hollywood premier marks the entry of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones in India on 30th August 2013.
It’s time for the next supernatural series to hit the silver screen. The Hollywood movie “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” is awaiting its release in theatres across India on 30th August 2013. The film is based on the first book of the famous “The Mortal Instruments” series by Cassandra Clare. The series has successfully sold 16 million books and has been on the bestseller list for almost two years.
Directed by Harald Zwart, starring youngsters Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower and Robert Sheehan, the film is a power packed combination of action adventure fantasy.

In "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones," a seemingly ordinary teenage girl, Clary Fray, finds out truths about her past and bloodline on her quest t…

Total Presentation Devices Ltd ties up as the Technology Partner with Biopic Film on Apple Founder “JOBS” starring Ashton Kutcher slated being released by PVR on 23rd August 2013 in India

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Total Presentation Devices Ltd ties up as the Technology Partner with Biopic Film on Apple Founder “JOBS” starring Ashton Kutcher slated being released by PVR on 23rd August 2013 in India

Mumbai, India-20th August, 2013-Total Presentation Devices Ltd is the official technology partner for the movie “Jobs”. Holding a strong background in Information Technology in the country, Total Presentation Device Ltd has joined hands with“Jobs”- the movie is a biopic on the IT legend and Apple co-founder“Steve Jobs”. The Strategic tie up is the consequence ofNandita Singgha’s(the founder of Total Presentation Devices Ltd) inspiration fromApple co-founder “Steve Jobs”. The movie JOBS, being released in India by PVR Pictures, chronicles his darkest days, biggest triumphs, his dreams, hopes and passions and his aspiration to change the world and question the impossible. The Ashton Kutcher starrer Steve Jobs biopic Jobs is set to hit Indian theatres on August 23. Based on the life of the co-founder of A…

Vikram Bhatt’s horror film without sex and songs

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Vikram Bhatt’s horror film without sex and songs
Vikram Bhatt who is known for his scare to death film is nn a bid to
separate himself from rest of the bollywood crowd. He will have no sex
or song in his upcoming Horror flick Horror Story.

“The film relentlessly showcases horror. I assure you that it’s horror
from the first scene to the last and has been shot in an international
format. The highlight of the film is that there is no song and no
other frills. We have introduced a lot of new talent through this film
and they have done a fabulous job. The film is all set to give the
audience an edge-of-the-seat experience.” Says Vikram.

Vikram is experimenting with all new star cast this time. Asking about
the reason he replies, “My film does not need stars. So I took the
trouble of giving a launch pad to new comers. This definitely brings
in new faces for the celluloid. However I feel big stars cannot turn
the audience fearful.”

 “Horror Story” revolves around seven youngsters who challenge each
other t…

NFDC Film Bazaar

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Co-Production MarketScreenwriters' LabWork-In-Progress LabProducers' LabThe Viewing RoomIndustry ScreeningsKnowledge SeriesExhibition BoothsBusiness Conclave
Industry Screenings
Exclusive film screenings in digital theatres for investors, buyers and festival programmersCo-production Market for South Asian stories
South Asian stories with international appeal available for co-productionExhibition Stands
To set up stalls at the market venue to showcase products and hold meetings with other delegatesScreenwriters' Lab
Six scripts mentored by international mentors ready for productionThe Viewing Room
Latest film projects are showcased in a special section for festival placement, world sales, as well as finishing fundsWork-In-Progress Lab
A selection of films in the rough-cut stage mentored by an international panelSponsorship & Advertising Activities
Associate with Film Bazaar and promote your brand by choosing from several advertising & sponsorship opportunitiesNFDC Knowledge…

Behind the scenes of the Never Ending Movie, ‘Online Milo Sajna’

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Behind the scenes of the Never Ending Movie, ‘Online Milo Sajna’After causing a buzz in the trade media and agencies with an innovative marketing teaser campaign and a long list of big ticket acquisitions, India’s first interactive movie channel ‘‘&pictures’’ ventured into previously unexplored territory by going all out to make a movie in just 48 hrs! ‘& pictures’ has created India’s first crowd-sourced film in just a week. From 5th August the channel invited entries for online users to name the film that they will co-create on the channels micro-site,www.andpictures.in. Over 7th and 8th August, users shared their storylines and dialogues for the film via Twitter and Facebook. The best ideas were then aggregated onto the micro-site where users could log in and view how the story is progressing while contributing to the writing of the script.
 In the world of film and television, channels need to constantly find new ways and means to differentiate themselves from others and tel…

Navika Boston 2013

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NAVIKA 2nd World Kannada Summit
Aug 30-Sept 1 2013, DCU Center Boston USA
   NAVIKA BOSTON 2013 Presents" Magnificent Duo KARNATAKA KALASHREE  NIRUPAMA & RAJENDRA !!The dynamic and spellbinding dancing couple from Bangalore -KARNATAKA have over the years created a wave of excitement on the Indian dance scene. With their own worldwide successful dance company ‘Abhinava Dance Company’ firmly established as one of India’s most popular and cutting-edge, the duo have been credited with injecting a great deal of innovation, creativity, enthusiasm and imagination to Classical dance.They have reached out to over 5 million connoisseurs through stage performances across five continents.

Nirupama & Rajendra are dancers, choreographers, teachers and artistic directors for Abhinava - committed to Indian Dance Excellence.

They will be here to enthrall us at the NAVIKA 2nd World Kannada Summit! We cannot wait !!

NAVIKA BOSTON IS JUST A FEW DAYS AWAY. ARE YOU READY?

Due to popular demand, we a…

NFDC Presents TASHER DESH - A Film by Q

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&pictures to launch with Select Value Partners

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will launch with select value partners!


Everything about the launch of ‘&pictures’ has gotten the nation talking. Now with the unique value proposition being offered to the channel’s advertisers,  ‘&pictures’ is adding another first in its kitty. Ali Zaidi Cinema Cluster Head, AD Sales, ZEEL.JPG While others search for sponsors and advertisers, ’&pictures’ has brought on board exclusive channel partners to collaborate with the channel on the journey of its launch. Few of the partners who have been brought on board for ‘&pictures’ are – P&G (Oral B and Pantene), Vini Cosmeticsand Hindustan Unilever Limited(AXE). These value partners have a special partner status across all communication mediums of &pictures – be it on-air or off air communication. During the first 45 days of the launch of ‘&pictures’, all of the inventory on the channel will be shared between these value partners. Ashish Sehgal Chief Sales Officer, ZEEL ZEEL, Chief Sales Officer, Mr. Ashish Sehga…

SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT AND MRC TO PARTNER ON “CHAPPIE,” THE NEXT FILM FROM NEILL BLOMKAMP

SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT AND MRC TO PARTNER ON “CHAPPIE,” THE NEXT FILM FROM NEILL BLOMKAMP
Director of “District 9” and “Elysium” to Begin Production This Fall
CULVER CITY, Calif., August 13, 2013 – Sony Pictures Entertainment and MRC have agreed to co-produce and co-finance Chappie, the next film from writer-director Neill Blomkamp, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for the studio, and MRC.  The film will be marketed and distributed worldwide by Sony Pictures.
Blomkamp will direct the film from a screenplay he has written with Terri Tatchell.  He will also produce the film with Simon Kinberg.  Production is expected to begin this fall.
Chappie tells the story of a robot imbued with artificial intelligence who is stolen by two local gangsters who want to use him for their own nefarious purposes.  The film will star Sharlto Copley as the voice of Chappie, with Ninja and Yolandi Visser, voices of the Sou…

Never &ing movie -watch online

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AAPNE LIKHA, AB DEKHO The 1st Movie Written by the Janta! You gave it a name & you wrote the script. Now, you get the best seats in the house to watch it's World Premiere.