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Clean Slate Films joins hands with KriArj Entertainment

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Clean Slate Films joins hands with KriArj Entertainment First co-production to go on floors this summer!! MUMBAI; 11th April, 2017: Anushka and Karnesh Sharma's vision of making content led cinema that engages and enthrals the audience, has not only brought them critical acclaim but also super success in their projects. From their first production, the gritty thriller, NH10 (2015) to their latest high concept family entertainer, Phillauri, the brother-sister duo of Clean Slate Films has pushed the envelope in creating relevant, entertaining and engaging cinema across genres with not just stories that stand apart but also execution par excellence in all departments of film making- music, direction, Vfx, etc. And, they are at it again! Fresh off the success of Phillauri that released on Mar 24th, Clean Slate Films has moved onto its next production, which will be co-produced with KriArj Entertainment. The yet to be titled film, a love story will go on floors this summer a…

147 films from 45 countries to screen at 8th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

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147 films from 45 countries to screen at 8th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival Delegate Registrations open for South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival South Asia's biggest and India's only mainstream LGBTQ film festival - KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival - returns for its eighth edition in May 2017. Registrations have opened on BookMyShow.com for the festival that will be held from May 24-28, 2017. Around 147 films from 45 countries that reflect the diversity of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities will be screened at two venues in South Mumbai - the city's iconic art deco theatre Liberty Cinema and Alliance de Francaise. This year's festival theme is "Diverse, One" and explores the diversity of the LGBTQ communities. "This year's programming is unique and diverse, encompassing LGBTQ diversity from across the world as well as racial and ethnic diversity in the films that a…

NETFLIX FINDS LOEV IN INDIA

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NETFLIX FINDS LOEV IN INDIA Worldwide rights to Sudhanshu Saria's critically acclaimed debut feature film, LOEV, has been acquired exclusively by Netflix Inc. Starring Shiv Pandit, Dhruv Ganesh and Siddharth Menon in principal roles, the film follows three friends on a weekend road trip as they struggle to define the boundaries between love and friendship. Written and directed by Saria, the film was jointly produced by Arfi Lamba and Katharina Suckale through their company Bombay Berlin Film Productions and Saria's Four Line Films. "The only reason I was even able to write this film was because I was sure it wouldn't get made. So to find ourselves on the cusp of this kind of a prestigious, worldwide release is surreal!" Saria said. The film has its world premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and has since played at more than 50 film festivals around the world including SXSW, Jeonju, BFI Flare, Frameline and Hong Kong, receiving distributi…

Sweetiee Weds NRI to release on 2nd June 2017

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Sweetiee Weds NRI to release on 2nd June 2017 MUMBAI; 24th April 2017: Asmiy Entertainment and Grand Motion Pictures Production, “Sweetiee Weds NRI”, a hindi feature film, will release on 2nd June 2017. Shot extensively in the picturesque and colorful state of Gujarat (Vadodara), the film stars Himansh Kohli, Zoya Afroz, Darshan Jariwalla and Kiran Joneja. The shoot had begun last year in a start-to-finish schedule that wrapped up by January end. Produced by Dhaval Patel, Tariq Mohammad, Sada Bhuvad, Cyrus Dastur. Presented by Asmiy Entertainment, Co-Produced by Grand Motion Pictures Production, Associate Producer is Sharad Patel and Executive Producer is Aditya Dhaval Patel. A fun-filled musical romantic comedy, a Hindi film set in Vaadodara, Gujarat. Directed by Hasnain Hyderabadawala and Written by Creative Director Tariq Mohammad. Music is been directed by Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Palash Muchhal, Shah Jahan Ali, Raaj Aashoo, Jaidev Kumar. While Atif Aslam, Palak M…

After making its world premiere at Berlinale and winning the CICAE award, Newton wins the Jury Prize for Best Film at the 41st Hong Kong Film Festival' 17

After making its world premiere at Berlinale and winning the CICAE award, Newton wins the Jury Prize for Best Film at the 41st Hong Kong Film Festival' 17 ~Drishyam Films’ next wins the Jury Prize for Best Film at HKIFF ~ Mumbai, 24th April 2017: After impressing audiences and critics alike at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival 2017 where NEWTON made its world premiere and also won the CICAE Art Cinema Award, Drishyam Film’s upcoming film is now making waves at its Asia premiere in Hong Kong. The film produced by Manish Mundra and directed by Amit V Masurkar has won the Jury Prize for the Best Film at the 41st Hong Kong Film Festival 2017, where it was screened in the Young Cinema Competition category. The jury awarded the film “For the intelligent and human presentation of a political situation in a country. The film balances the humour, disillusion and – against all odds – a steadfast belief in the meaning of democracy” Thrilled with the audience and jury r…