Pandolin Weekly Digest
A round up of last week’s happenings from the world of cinema. In case you missed any of it, here’s a quick glance at the stories.
Swara Bhaskar will be seen with Television stars Vivan Bhatena, Akshay Oberoi and Karanveer Mehra in a new web series called ‘It’s Not That Simple’, directed by Danish Aslam for VOOT.
Young talent Shubhashish Bhutiani who was knocking at the Oscar gates with his very first short film ‘Kush’, wowed the Venice International Film Festival with his debut feature film – ‘Mukti Bhawan’ (Hotel Salvation) – that premiered there recently.
Storyteller Ink. and FilmKaravan announced that the much acclaimed Indian documentary film Placebo directed by Abhay Kumar is now available on Netflix, seeing a worldwide release.
Cinematographer R.D. Rajasekhar talks about the challenges of shooting his first Hindi film, about remakes in general and and working with a female hero.
Singer and music composer Jasleen Royal talks about her tracks ‘Nachde Ne Saare’ and ‘Kho Gaye Hum Kahan’ from Baar Baar Dekho
Actress Richa Chadha has been elected as one of the jury members of the Nara International Film Festival which will be happening in Nara, Japan.
Jio MAMI Film Club with Star will hold the Indian Premiere of India in a Day at PVR Icon on 20th September followed by the theatrical release of the film.
DOP Ravi K Chandran shares the experience of shooting his first digital film Baar Baar Dekho, working with director Nitya Mehra and more.
Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif talk about Baar Baar Dekho, their characters, chemistry & what makes the film relatable to today’s youth.
At IBC 2016, Angénieux presents for the first time in Europe its new Optimo 44-440 A2S, the third lens in the Optimo Anamorphic 2x Squeeze Series.
Thales Angenieux in collaboration with Band Pro Film & Digital Inc., & Jebsen Industrial Technology Co. Ltd. announces a new range of zoom lenses – the Angénieux Type EZ Series
Leena Yadav’s Parched, produced by Ajay Devgn, will release in India after a successful release in seven countries
Vijay Krishna Acharya, the writer-director of the all-time YRF blockbuster Dhoom 3, teams up once again with Aamir Khan for Thugs of Hindostan
Cinematographer Mahesh Limaye gets candid about shooting Freaky Ali, India’s first full-fledged film on golf.
In its second edition, the Indywood Film Carnival is a film extravaganza celebrating the very best that cinema has to offer.
Actor by passion, writer by feel and the reigning star of the web in India, Sumeet Vyas is gearing up for his feature film debut.
India Film Project, Asia’s largest film festival challenge, encourages people to make films and this year will be its sixth edition.
Cinematographer Sylvester Fonseca, Casting Director Mansi Multani & Composer Sagar Desai delve into the details of the making of the movie Island City.
A conversation with the quintessential filmmaker, Nitya Mehra, who has directed one of the most anticipated films of the year – Baar Baar Dekho.
From his new-found addiction to golf to exploring the freakiness of his character in Freaky Ali, Nawazuddin Siddiqui talks about it all.
In a double first, Jio MAMI Film Festival with Star will hold its opening ceremony on 20thOctober at the newly restored Royal Opera House in downtown Mumbai.
Wah Taj is an interesting satirical black humour film about one man’s struggle against the establishment & the system set against the picturesque Taj Mahal.
Saicom Trade Fairs & Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd. announces The Broadcast India Show 2016 to be hosted at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai.
Following the success of the company’s latest Malayalam release, Happy Wedding, Eros continues to make its successful inroads into Malayalam cinema.
The Ali Fazal – Judi Dench starrer Victoria and Abdul, which marks Ali’s Hollywood debut in a lead role will release in September 2017
This Ganesh Chaturthi we pick the best Bollywood tracks that pay ode to Lord Ganesha and are part of the festive celebrations.
Bollywood music aficionados will be delighted to know that Mumbai is ready to host its very first homegrown Bollywood music festival.