Piyush Chauhan

Piyush Chauhan is an apple farmer from Simla with an immense interest in films of all sorts, especially, Hindi. He has reviewed Hollywood films in the past for a semi-trade film magazine. And is a certified mountaineer. In his spare time, which isn’t much these days, he imagines climbing the impossible mountains. He dreams of, someday, touching the peak of Everest on his own as well as of introducing himself to popular Indian cinema as an actor-producer.
  • The blue notes

    events & workshops—Music, Film, & Literature

      c i n e m a   International Festival of India (IFFI) When: Jan 16 – 24 Where: Goa Home Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) When: Tentatively, last week of Jan Where: Pune   Guwahati International Children Film Festival (GICFF) When: Tentatively, first week of February Where: Guwahati...
  • FIPRESCI India Grand Prix

    Hellaro wins FIPRESCI India Grand Prix

    FIPRESCI India Grand Prix Abhishek Shah’s Hellaro received the maximum number of votes among the 39 films that were nominated for the FIPRESCI India Grand Prix for the Best Indian Feature Film of 2019. Two rounds of voting took place. In the first round, half the films were knocked...
  • IFFT

    Thrissur all decked up and ready for IFFT 2020

    The city of Thrissur in Kerala is all decked up and ready for the grand 15th edition of the International Film Festival of Thrissur (IFFT 2020). Organised by the Orange Film Academy in association with the Thrissur Chalachitra Kendram, the Thrissur Corporation, the Thrissur Jilla Panchayath, the Kerala State Film...
  • 12th Panchajanyam International Film Festival

    Maadathy, an Unfairy Tale will open the 12th edition of the Panchajanyam International Film Festival

    A grand film fiesta awaits film buffs of Chittur-Pallakad, Kerala. The 12th edition of the Panchajanyam International Film Festival would take place Jan 24-30 at the Kairali-Sree Theatres. The inaugural film is Leena Manimekalai’s Maadathy, an Unfairy Tale about “Maadathy, a poor girl from the Puthiraivannaar Dalit caste group...
  • 2nd Kasargod International Film Festival

    Once again, international film festival time in Kasargod

    Kasargod is all decked up and ready for the second edition of its international film festival, scheduled for December 29-31, at the Municipal Conference Hall in Pulikunnu. Organised by Kasargodinoridam (lit., A space for Kasargod), a non profit organization created with the motto ‘Towards a Better Kasargod’, the primary aim of...
  • International film festival upon the virgin hills of Uttarakhand

    International film festival upon the virgin hills of Uttarakhand

    In the land of wonders, here’s a wondrous film festival. Upon the virgin hills of Uttarakhand. What started out two years ago, modestly, as Kautik Student Film Festival is now Kautik International Film Festival. In 2018, the Festival went international and competitive. This year, the “student” tag was  dropped...
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan & Alia Bhatt

    Interviews — Kareena Kapoor Khan & Alia Bhatt

    Kareena Kapoor Khan and Alia Bhatt discuss their favourite roles, film icons and success with Karan Johar at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star 2019. The Rapid-Fire session witnessed a surprising twist from close friend Varun Dhawan. The Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star came to an exhilarating...
  • Ananya Panday, Janhvi Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, Radhika Madan & Avinash Tiwary

    Interviews — Ananya Panday, Janhvi Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, Radhika Madan & Avinash Tiwary

    Film critic Rajeev Masand and Festival Director, MAMI, Anupama Chopra catch up with bollywood’s next gen – Ananya Panday, Avinash Tiwary, Janhvi Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, and Radhika Madan at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star, 2019. They answer with aplomb questions about their first brush with fame, auditioning...
  • National Film Awards

    66th National Film Awards

    The 66th National Film Awards were announced in a press conference today by Shri Rahul Rawail, Chairperson, Feature Film Category;  Shri AS Kanal, Chairperson, Non-Feature Film Category and Shri Utpal Borpujari, Chairperson, Best Writing on Cinema.  The Chairpersons and other Jury Members earlier today submitted a report on 66th...