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January 24, 2021

Running Against the Wind is inspired by Salaam Bombay and Slumdog Millionaire: Jan Philipp



Panaji – Jan Philipp Weyl shared with the Indian audience that his film has been inspired by Mira Nair’s 1988 film Salaam Bombay. “My movie is certainly a drama, I’ve made the movie inspired by Indian movie Salaam Bombay. I wrote the script in 2008-09. That’s when Slumdog Millionaire came out, this inspired me even more. So, Indian movies have hence inspired me twice.” He was addressing a press conference at the 51st International Film Festival of India, being held

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January 23, 2021

After 60 years, Satyajit Ray’s Apu is returning to the big screen



Panaji – In an edition where the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) pays tribute to legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, we have a fitting entry in the Indian Panorama Feature Film section of the festival, which builds on his rich cinematic contribution. Avijatrik, a sequel to Ray’s The Apu Trilogy, often cited as the greatest films in Indian film history. The trilogy comprises three Bengali films directed by Satyajit Ray: Pather Panchali (1955), Aparajito (1956) and The World of Apu

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January 22, 2021

Investing Life : A remarkable film



A film on survival of every living being in unfavorable situations like social boycott, road accidents and man-animal conflict. This is how Vaishali Vasant Kendale, Director of Investing Life describes her 52 minute non-feature film, produced by Films Division, that has been screened in the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI). In the post-screening press conference held , the Director said, it should not be looked upon as a biographical film. It recognizes the unconditional work of three common

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January 19, 2021

Curtain Raiser : Indo-French Exercise Desert Knight-21



Indian Air Force and French Air and Space Force will conduct a bilateral Air exercise, Ex Desert Knight-21 at Air Force Station Jodhpur from 20 to 24 Jan 21. French side will participate with Rafale, Airbus A-330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT), A-400M Tactical Transport aircraft and approximately 175 personnel. The Indian Air Force aircraft participating in the exercise will include Mirage 2000, Su-30 MKI, Rafale, IL-78 Flight Refuelling Aircraft, AWACS and AEW&C aircraft. The exercise marks an important milestone in

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