DRAMA THAT CHANGED THE PERCEPTION OF AUDIENCE BUT COULD NOT SHAKE THE CONSCIENCE OF POLITICIANS
VINAYA WALAVALKAR-MANTRI Namaskar Goenkar! This time let’s discuss about drama, its strength, language and culture. You can’t separate art and culture from drama. Art, Entertainment, Culture and Language are inseparable; they are virtually embedded in each other deeply. I would rather say language attains more important position amongst them. For instance, you might create a perfect art form in that language…READ more..
THE APPARENT DOWNFALL OF ANIMATED TV IN INDIA
PALASH VOLVOIKAR While we all love to watch live action television, we cannot deny that, as kids, our fondness of television began with animated series. The repeated Facebook posts from the so called “90’s kids”, full of nostalgia about how the cartoon shows they had as kids were much better in comparison to what airs on TV now, can hardly…READ more..
The heart-warming journey of a father & son, RINGAN
National award winning film, Ringan’s poster was recently launched on social media platforms and it speaks in so many layers. In this poster we can see a farmer and his son standing distraught near a wall, staring into the abyss. While right in the corner of the poster we can see an idol of Lord Vitthala standing with his hands…READ more..
The SCRIPT IS THE SOUL OF ANY PLAY: Bhimrao Mude
VINAYA WALAVALKAR – MANTRI Team TNV’s Vinaya Walavalkar Mantri introduces us to yet another renowned personality from the field of theatre and films. This time she in conversation with Bhimrao Mude a young film and theatre director from Mumbai. Q. How did you get associated with theatre? As a young school boy we had organised a play for our annual gathering, unfortunately…READ more..
Is Indian television missing out?
PALASH VOLVOIKAR India has its idea of online streaming in a bunch as well. Hotstar is one of the very few online platforms that have (somewhat) taken off and all it has done till now, is show us the same content as the normal TV does. It did manage to revive one of the best received quality television shows in…READ more..
FELICITATION CEREMONY AT 125th ANNIVERSARY OF TIATR ACADEMY OF GOA
Margao (Goa): “Tiatr should come in the circuit of tourism in Goa and get flourished further. I will pursue this idea with the Tourism department to make it a reality,” said TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai. He was speaking at the felicitation programme organised by ‘Tiatr Academy of Goa’ (TAG) as a part of its 125th Anniversary Celebration. Several tiatrists from…READ more..
MARATHI FILM RINGAN ALL SET FOR RELEASE ON JUNE 30
Panaji (Goa): National Award winning Marathi film ‘Ringan’ will hit the screens on June 30, 2017. Due to lack of distribution means and channels, audiences remain deprived from some unique films. The most recent names to join the list are ‘Kaasav’, ‘Dashakriya’, ‘Halala’ etc. Another such film, which has been on this list for over a year, is ‘Ringan’. But…READ more..
MANOHAR PARRIKAR BACK ON ESG
Panaji (Goa): Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar- who was instrumental in constituting the Entertainment Society of Goa- the nodal agency hosting the International Film Festival of India (IFFI)- is back as its chief, as the government reconstitute the body for a period of three years. The national award winning Konkani-Marathi filmmaker Rajendra Talak has managed to retain his position as the vice-chairman of…READ more..
Vinaya Walavalkar – Mantri I have not only been active in the field of theater but also been interested in watching dramas and movies. A few months ago, I happened to watch a drama in Mumbai by the name of Mughal-E-Azam, inspired by the famous movie having the same name. The drama is produced by (NCPA) National Centre for Performing…READ more..
Why aren’t horror films scary anymore?
Palash Volvoikar Horror has always been a very exciting genre, and more so when it comes to films. The film medium has succeeded in doing justice to the horror stories we have all read and heard of, because when it comes to this particular genre, seeing is better than reading. While horror films have successfully spooked the public for years,…READ more..