Tag Archive for Girish Karnad

How Girish Karnad became an actor accidently

Girish Karnad, eminent playwright, Jnanpith laureate and one of the pillars of parallel cinema in India turns 76 today. Glamsham.Com wishes him birthday greetings and discovers how Girish Karnad accidently became an actor.

Suraj Sharma, Jon Hamm in ‘Million Dollar Arm’

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Disney’s ‘Million Dollar Arm’, which features music by Oscar winning composer A R Rahman, stars Suraj Sharma, Jon Hamm and Girish Karnad

Girish Karnad upset with controversy surrounding Ram-Leela

Girish Karnad called the controversy surrounding Ram-Leela most upsetting.

Movie Review: Aashayein (2010)

Aashayein: For hardcore John Abraham fans

Rating: 2.5 out of 5*

Starring: John Abraham, Sonal Sehgal, Anaitha Nair, Prateeksha Lonkar, Girish Karnad and Farida Jalal

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor

Director Amit Rai Bags Gollapudi Srinivas Award For -Road To Sangam

Amit Rai, the director and writer of the movie Road To Sangam has been honored with the ‘Gollapudi Srinivas Memorial Award’ for 2009. He received the award for his excellence in directing Road To Sangam, which stars veteran actors Paresh Rawal, Om Puri and Pawan Malhotra.

My film is not hard hitting but will compel audience to wear a thinking cap-Amit Rai

Road to Sangam marks the debut of Amit Rai as a director in. A television report in a leading news channel had caught his attention. Later, he developed the same into a feature film approached his name sake Amit Chheda and had his first film on floors with the ensemble of best of the performers in it. Road to Sangam, a film inspired from Gandhi Ji and his principles, has already bagged three awards in three different international film festivals, including Viewer’s Choice Award at ‘MAMI’. Latest in the Awards galore are three awards at Los Angles Reel Film Festival. Categories are Best Foreign Film; Best Foreign Film Original Score and Best Foreign Film production Design. It received thunderous applause at Cannes. In conversation with Amit Rai, he talks about the making of his first feature film.

I did not let even Shahrukh Khan change any line of Paheli- Amol Palekar

AMOL PALEKAR tells JYOTHI VENKATESH that even though he is getting a lot of offers to act in films now; he has been steadfastly turning them down because he does not want to be slotted just as the father of Salman Khan.

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Directed and produced by Gitakrishna on the banner of Bluefox Cimema, ‘Coffee Bar’ with Sashank, Biyanka Desai, Atul Kulkarni, Suman, Girish Karnad, Baby Sivani and others in the lead, is being simultaneously brought out in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada languages.

Soha finally teams up with mom Sharmila Tagore for a film

Soha Ali Khan shall finally team up on screen with mom Sharmila Tagore in a yet untitled, Brit-Asian to be directed by debutante director Sangeeta Datta.

8 X 10 Tasveer (2009)

8 X 10 Tasveer: Could have been much better

Rating: 2.5 out of 5*

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Ayesha Takia, Sharmila Tagore, Girish Karnad, Javed Jaffrey, Anant Mahadevan, Rushad Rana and Uttara Baokar.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor