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..
Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi movie to be tax free in Goa
After Jharkhand, Chattisgarh and Maharashtra among few other states, the Goa government has decided to exempt tax to ‘Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi’ that chronicles the life of the late Gwalior royal and BJP leader Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia, on screen. “The Government of Goa is pleased to exempt the Hindi film ‘Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi’ from the liability of…READ more..
National award winner K Sera Sera to hit silver screens
The National award winning film ‘K Sera Sera -Ghodpachem Ghoddtelem’, is all set to hit silver screens a day after collecting award for the ‘Best Regional Film (Konkani) at the 64th National Film Awards in Delhi at the Hands of the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee. Directed by Rajiv Shinde and produced by Goan duo Gayatri Pednekar and Rajesh R….READ more..
Goa should become a hub for film related services: Rajeev Shinde
Goa: In 1997, his Konkani film ‘Dekhni Durai’ won the Best Film and Best Director Award at the Goa State Film Festival. In 2016, Rajeev Shinde was back with ‘K Sera Sera’ which was selected amongst 230 films from all over India at Indian Panorama, 47th International Film Festival of India and which went on to win the National…READ more..
Understanding and appreciating Goenkaar viewers
Vinaya Walavalkar Mantri Panaji, Goa: Drama occupies special importance in the field of entertainment. Why so? Because in movies and serials, everything is pre-planned. A scene is shot and retakes are done again and again till the desired impact is achieved. But drama is different. The viewers are sitting right there as the artists present their skills live. There is…READ more..
Baahubali in animated avtaar
Ever since the grand success of Baahubali: The Beginning, the makers of the film have tried to give the fans a bit more of this franchise, once by making a one minute VR video, “The Sword Of Baahubali” and now, an animated series, “Baahubali: The lost legends” is next. “Baahubali: The Lost Legends” a new animation series inspired by filmmaker…READ more..
Chunky Pandey, the show stopper
Begum Jaan, a movie in which a female plays protagonist, it is a male antagonist who steals all the attention and that too he is none other than Chunky Pandey who delivers the stunner. Pandey, who just managed survive in the Bollywood all these years doing small side roles, took the audience by surprise in Begum Jaan when he…READ more..
Konkani films need more theatres to showcase their products – Edison Gomes
TEAM TNV Edison Gomes is the director and producer of the Konkani film Noshaa, which claims to be the first action film in Konkani. Noshaa has managed to pull in large audiences to theatres. TNV interviewed Gomes to find out more about the movie and his future projects. Noshaa, your first film…READ more..
“I SEE A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR KONKANI FILMS, PROVIDED WE COME UP WITH QUALITY FILMS” – DINESH BHOSLE
After the Marathi film Marmabandh in 2008 and Hindi film Calapor in 2013, both of which won several national accolades, Dinesh Bhosle’s Konkani film Enemy? went on to win the National award in 2015. It has also won the Best Film award at the Nasik International Film Festival, Haryana International Film Festival and Best Foreign Language film at Milan…READ more..