Tag: Kolkata International Film Festival

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  • A celebration of life

    A celebration of life

    It was a rare honour and privilege for the film makers of Benche Thakar Gaan for being the first Bengali inaugural film at the 22nd KIFF.The selection was appropriate enough to usurp the position of the opening film which realistically mirrored the trauma of old age and how senior citizens bear the grudge of domestic …

    January 20, 2017
  • An icon for the ages

    An icon for the ages

    ‘Cynthia, stretcher man”, Gregory Peck yelled cuddling an injured Ava Gardner to his chest during a combat scene in Snows of Kilimanjaro. The Henry King classic showcased the icon’s talents to perform well. Similarly in Guns of Navarone he did not twitch a single eyebrow to convey his grit as Captain Rick Mallory. From the …

    November 19, 2016
  • Spongy contest

    Spongy contest

    With a history of over a century, the rosogolla has not only claimed a place in any kind of celebration – be it an informal encounter with visitors or a gala wedding – but has entered the dictionary with meanings that are often far-fetched. Someone looking nice and plump is often compared to Bengal&’s most …

    August 28, 2016
  • ‘Delhi Cantt reels under water shortage’

    ‘Delhi Cantt reels under water shortage’

    Vice Chairman NDMC, Karan Singh Tanwar on Tuesday drew the attention of LG Najeeb Jung through his letter towards the outcry of the residents of Delhi Cantt area on account of non supply of Yamuna water. Tanwar told that in whole of Delhi only the population of about 5 lakhs of Delhi Cantt residing in …

    August 16, 2016