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  • Amidst the Corona Lockdown Doordarshan to re-telecast Ramayan

    Owing to public demand, immensely popular television show Ramayan is brought back on Doordarshan, starting March 28, 2020.  DD National springs a pleasant surprise, to help people spend time at home during lockdown and to uplift their spirits, they announce…

  • Watch out for this 10 web series on streaming platforms

      By the time this gets published nearly 140 countries around the world are infected by the novel corona virus. With many countries in lock down, and many others issuing mandatory isolation for their citizens, people are looking towards the…

  • Chitra Bharati Film Festival’s 3rd edition to open in Ahmedabad

    With an objective to promote patriotism and national values among the younger generations, Bharatiya Chitra Sadhana is set to host their 3rd film festival in Ahmedabad. Read the article to know more. Source: koimoi.com With a motive to promote patriotism…

  • Gujarati film Chaal Jeevi Laiye completes 100 days in cinemas

    Chaal Jeevi Laiye completes 100 days in cinemas as it passes the goodness forward Gujarati movie ‘Chaal Jeevi Laiye’ that has been making headlines since its release in February this year, achieves yet another milestone: of running successfully in theatres…

  • International Film Festival of India finds renewed zeal in its 48th edition

    Sun, Sand, Sea and now Cinema! India’s most aflame holiday destination, Goa is hosting Asia’s biggest and India’s oldest film festival, the 48th International Film Festival of India organized by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting from November 20, 2017, to November 28, 2017.…

  • Love Ni Bhavai – Trailer Launch of upcoming Gujarati Film

    Gujarati cinema fraternity will soon be inculcating another product in the genre of musical-love story ‘Love Ni Bhavai’ that will hit the theaters on November 17, 2017. The trailer for the film was launched at one of Ahmedabad’s renowned multiplex in…

  • Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro Filmmaker Kundan Shah Rests in Peace Now!

    Cine-man Kundan Shah who introduced dark satirical humour to Indian Cinema without being slapstick through his National Award winning celluloid Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983), has passed away due to a cardiac arrest. The sexagenarian Indian filmmaker and writer, who…

  • RJ Dhvanit launches trailer of his maiden gujarati feature Vitamin She

    Linguistically profound radio jockey of Ahmedabad, Dhvanit Thaker has already flocked thousands of ‘Lover Reacts’ on his chart topper tracks Chhokri and Maachhalio Ude on Facebook, but the urban Gujarati movie adorers will still have to wait until July 14, 2017 for…

  • World Film Festival Comes to the Valley of Kashmir

    The Actors Creative Theatre, a local NGO in Kashmir has organised the World Film Festival, where more than 40 feature films and documentaries will be projected at Tagore Hall, Srinagar from July 1 to July 5. The organisation has been…

  • Bahubali at your nearest book store now!

    Bahubali, the new film from Indian Director SS Rajamouli is shattering all existing records and setting a new paradigm of cinematic presentation of Indian-born stories. The Bahubali Universe is established, and the key characters are gradually emerging as icons of modern…

  • New York Indian Film Festival showcases Wrong Side Raju and Sameer

    The Indian films have always been appreciated in foreign countries and instances like NYIFF, where they showcase movies of Indian filmmakers gives the NRI audience an opportunity to reconnect with their roots and the international spectators a chance to connect with our…

  • New York City Independent Film Festival in its eighth year

    Image source: Filmfestivals.com The 8th annual independent film festival of New York has begun from May 2nd, 2017 and will continue to showcase the best of documentaries, short films, feature films, music videos and animated cinemas from across the globe…

  • Hindi Cinema’s Charismatic Icon Vinod Khanna Passes Away

    Veteran Actor, Filmmaker and Politician Vinod Khanna passed away today morning after his struggle with Cancer. Khanna in his hey days, was extremely popular and enjoyed an enviable fan following. He has won Two FilmFare Awards for his work in Hindi Films. It…

  • Teaser of Gujarati Film ‘Bhanwar’ launched

    At the Teaser launch of new Gujarati Film ‘Bhanwar’ Popular culture mediums, particularly Motion Picture has largely taken over every other form of enrichment, across the globe. Writer-director Aditi Thakor in her upcoming Gujarati film ‘Bhanwar‘ touches upon the art…

  • Nation Weeps on the sad demise of Om Puri Sahab

      It was a shock for fraternity when the news of sudden demise of veteran and versatile actor Om Puri started flashing. He left for heavenly abode on January 6, 2017, due to a cardiac arrest. The traumatic tornado of…

  • AR Rehman Running for Oscar Race this year with Pele

    The best example of ‘The world is your market now’ is Indian creativity getting nominated at global accolade ceremonies. The AR Rehman melodious magic is revived again through his fantastic music composition in the movie ‘Pele: Birth of a Legend‘.…

  • Shubh Aarambh : A New Beginning, Truly

    It has been a long time since we have seen a full fledge Gujarati joint family on screen, relishing, enjoying and celebrating the pious occasion of wedding. The trailer of Shubh Aarambh, a sophisticated Gujarati movie produced by The Travelling Circus and…

  • A Charming Closure to Alpvirama 2016

    Vivacious young faces adding its charm, the conclusion ceremony for Alpvirama 2016 at the Auditorium of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad was more than just heart throbbing. Alpvirama being an international film festival was able to mobilize filmmakers from 9…

  • Competition Warms up at Alpvirama 2016

    The Ahmedabad’s most anticipated Short Film Festival is all set to go. The National Institute of Design presents Alpaviram 2016, an Asian Short and Documentary Film Festival which focuses on providing a cross-cultural experience to all participants. The festival is…

  • Pela Adhi Akshar : Teaser and Music Launch

    The grand lounge of Novotel, dazzling with stars and influencers of Ahmedabad, roared with sounds of applause as the teaser of  ‘Pela Adhi Akshar’ was unveiled by director Kunal Shah. Pela Adhi Akshar has been produced by Before Cinema Production house, which is…

  • India’s First Crowd Sourced Feature Film

    In 2015 Richie Mehta, Anurag Kashyap, Ridley Scott and Google India invited people of India to film their day and share their stories about life with them. The overall crux of this idea was to create a documentary, with the…

  • Alpvirama – the film festival is back in town.

    Alpavirama, which means comma in Sanskrit, is Asian Short and Documentary film festival which focuses on providing a cross-cultural experience to all its participants. The festival is taking place since 2011, at National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and it has…

  • Anurag Kashyap launches trailer of ‘Wrong Side Raju’

    It will not be an exaggeration to say that Gujarati Cinema has found its own ‘Showman’ in Abhishek Jain, who by happenstance is the student of Hindi Cinema’s original ‘Showman’, Subhash Ghai. And that is just the good part, the…

  • Vincent Van Gogh comes alive in ‘Loving Vincent’

    First feature film of its kind, wherein each frame is actually an oil painting. Loving Vincent took efforts of more than 100 artists fluent in Van Gogh style to hand print this movie. The reel rolls with 12 paintings per…

  • Waiting (2016): CY recommends

      The movie is all about Kalki Koechlin and Naseerudin Shah as two different personalities, who are waiting for their comatose spouse to recover and in the mean while trying to incarnate their lost self surrounded by sterile machines and…

  • Why you don’t get to hear Indipop music anymore

    Dr. Palash Sen, lead singer of the band Euphoria comes up and explains, why audience is only able to hear the Bollywood film music and not Indipop anymore. He actually starts the video while saying “I am angry”. He reacts upon…

  • creativeyatra.com launches its Youtube channel

    We are glad to share with our patrons, that we are launching our Youtube  channel. At CY we are committed to serve diverse tastes of varied content consumers; which made us initiate an original video section called #storybytes . We…

  • FICCI FLO’s film festival

    The women’s wing of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), known as FLO (FICCI Ladies Organisation) just completed a succesful first edition of their own film festival. The Festival was organised by the Mumbai Chapter of the…

  • WWII footage digitised by Nat’l Film Archives

    The Armed Forces Film and Photo Division of Ministry of Defense, handed over a rare 30 hour film footage of World War II to the National Film Archives of India at Pune. In a press release, NFAI director Prakash Magdum…


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Let’s know Shubigi Rao, who has recently been selected as the curator for the 2020 Kochi Muziris Biennale, for her “exceptional acumen and inventive sensibilities” The format of the art biennale to showcase contemporary visual art, across the world is modeled on…

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