In an effort to soften the impact of the surge in Coronavirus pandemic in the country, Carrot Films announced the Lockdown Film Festival, with the conviction that the time of lockdown was ideal to unlock the creativity of aspiring & emerging filmmakers. The theme of the film festival was to document stories of common people dealing with the pandemic & their perspective of the ongoing situation. … [Read more...] about NFDC Cinemas Of India To Stream Short Films From Lockdown Film Festival
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Swarnendu Bose, Festival Director, Lockdown Film Festival, Carrot Films- shared the thought behind organizing the Lockdown Film Festival and said, "The idea behind the Lockdown Film Festival was simple, to activate the creative note among people in this pandemic. Lockdown was becoming stressful and boring for people out there. Even for us. That's when we thought of starting this one of a kind film festival. However, we didn't think it would take such a big shape as it did and we were overwhelmed with responses. This festival was made a success by people who joined forces to promote the art of storytelling. The biggest giveaway for me is how families came together to tell a story, so impactfully. I thank each and every member of this big family who came together to make this festival what it is. More so, I am extremely thankful to NFDC for collaborating with us for streaming the shortlisted films on their OTT platform Cinemasofindia.com. I am sure this will be a great platform for all … [Read more...] about NFDC Cinemas Of India To Stream Short Films From Carrot Films’ Lockdown Film Festival
After Vikas Bahl’s Shaandaar, the sports drama would see father and veteran actor Pankaj Kapur and son Shahid sharing screen space together. Jersey revolves around a father named Arjun (played by Nani in the Telugu original), a talented but failed cricketer, who decides to return to cricket in his late thirties because of his desire to represent the Indian cricket team and fulfil his son’s wish of an Indian jersey as a gift. How he makes it big despite being limited by his age forms the essence of the story. … [Read more...] about Shahid Kapoor will need two weeks’ cricket practice before Jersey’s shoot begins, says director Gowtam Tinnanuri
When asked about his current equation with director Harish Shankar during an interview, Bandla Ganesh said that he doesn't take the fight with Harish Shankar seriously and it is similar to the differences between siblings. He was quoted as saying, "Don't siblings argue? Ours is similar to that. Why would I have a problem working with him in the future? He is a big director. Just like we don't take our fights with spouses seriously, I don't take the argument with Harish Shankar seriously." … [Read more...] about Harish Shankar And Bandla Ganesh Are On Good Terms Again!
Shahid's Fitness Coach Rajiv Mehra On Shahid's fitness coach Rajiv Mehra also spoke to the website and revealed that the actor needs more practice to adjust before shooting, "Both Shahid and I, feel that we need at least seven to 10 days of practice before the shoot starts again. We have to ensure that he doesn't sustain any injury while practising or shooting. We have to help his body adapt to a certain level of activity, build strength and brush up his cricket skills. It is very delicate situation to be in because now we will be working against a tight deadline." … [Read more...] about Jersey Director Gowtam Tinnanuri On Plans To Resume Filming: Shahid Will Need Two Weeks Of Practice