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.
  • 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...
  • Literature

    events & workshops—Music, Film, & Literature

      f i l m   Film festival Long French Film Festival When: Jul 31 | 08:00 – 09:30 pm Where: Dario’s Trattoria, N. Avenue, Opp. Icici Bank, Kalyani Nagar, Pune – 411 006   Film appreciation workshop Discovering new world cinema in India and South Asia with Meenakshi...
  • Kautik

    Kautik International Student Film Festival

    Less than a year since CEFM-the Hermitage, Kaumun University, initiated a filmmaking course, the faculty and first batch of fourteen students organised what was supposed to be a tiny (and first-of-its-kind) campus film festival. Atop the Himalayas. Within the city of lakes. Naintal. Uttarakand. It immediately attracted the attention...
  • Film Workshop

    Workshop

    The Workshop Scenario   Cinematic language of cinema and methodology of filmmaking, screenplay structure, directing acting, cinematography, sound designing, & editing Workshop director: Prof. Samar Nakhate (ex-Dean of FTII) Time: Feb 24 & 25, and Mar 03 & 04 Place: Ravindran Natya Mandir, Prabhadevi, Dadar (W), Mumbai Phone: 9768930853...
  • MIFF 2018

    MIFF 2018 to screen over 430 films

    The much awaited documentary film festival in India, the Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films or MIFF as it is known popularly, will see a grand inaugural on 28 January, 2018 at  NCPA Mumbai.   The week long festival will showcase nearly 430 documentary, short and animation films from over...
  • Shashi Kapoor

    Tributes — Shashi Kapoor

    Shashi Kapoor—the “Dashing hero”… “poster boy”…”warm, humble soul”… “picture of elegance”                                                         Obituary in The Guardian, The New York Times, Reuters, Hollywood Reporter, Variety,...
  • Film Bazaar at IFFI 2017 closes with a grand awards ceremony

    The fourth day of the Film Bazaar at the International Film Festival of (IFFI) 2017 which was held at the Marriott Goa from 20th to 24th November 2017 ended on a high note. The State Film Offices of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Lakshadweep, Telangana, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh collaborated with the Film...
  • MAMI

    Top Films of Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2017 with Star

    Every film that has been selected in MAMI 2017 is possibly in a class of its own. “Undoubtedly the best film festival in India—227 films from 58 countries in 51 languages,” says Amit Khanna. However, since there is a limit to the number of films that one can view, here’s...
  • The Grey Dusk of Guru Dutt

    Grey Dusk of Guru Dutt

    The Grey Dusk of Guru Dutt: a Keep-Alive/Manohar-Monologues music concert Venue: Sawarkar Hall, Shivaji Park Date: Monday, Oct 9 Time: Sharp 07.30 Donor passes/details:  Contact Mr. Krishnan Iyer at 98204 77643   A peep into the Creative Pehlu of the Cosmic Persona—Guru Dutt through ‘Dhwani~n~Drishya’ (audio~visual) presentation of Slides~Scenes~Songs from his much...