British Asian film 'Amar Akbar
& Tony' to be released on 17th April 2015
A romantic comedy drama
by Atul Malhotra, 'Amar Akbar & Tony'
depicts the lives of three childhood friends
in multicultural London. The title is inspired
by the 1970s Bollywood hit Amar
Akbar Anthony and also takes in
a spiritual influence from the film
says Malhotra. A Sikh, Muslim and Irish Catholic
take stock of their lives in London as the
film explores the predicaments that face the
Horses' - the first Hollywood film produced
and directed by an Indian!
Vinod Chopra's much anticipated Hollywood
venture, Broken Horses, is all set to release
on 10th April 2015. Set in the shadows of
the US-Mexico border gang wars, Broken Horses
is an epic thriller about the bonds of brotherhood,
the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence.
The legendary film-maker, who has always set
a new benchmark for the Indian film fraternity
with memorable movies like the Munnabhai series,
3 Idiots, Mission Kashmir and Parinda, has
stepped out of his comfort zone with Broken
Asian Film Festival 2015 celebrates 'The Power
of Women': 19th - 29th Mar
The London Asian
Film Festival (LAFF) returns from 19th - 29th
March 2015 celebrating 'The Power of Women'
with a special masterclass and dance-along
event with Bollywood choreographer Farah Khan.
With dance an integral part of Indian cinema
for as long as anyone can recall, the director
of the 2014 smash hit 'Happy New Year' will
hold a choreography workshop and take part
in a fun 'Bollywood Razzmatazz' at a screening
of her romantic movie 'Om Shanti Om' on 21st
March 2015. read
Pictures announces UK release of The Second
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
26 February 2015, the cast from the smash
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel return to the
screen with the highly anticipated sequel
- The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, directed
again by John Madden. The renowned cast has
reunited for the film including stars Judi
Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel,
Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup,
Tina Desai, Diana Hardcastle, Lillete Dubey.
Additional cast making their debut include
Tamsin Greig, with David Strathairn and Richard
singer Asha Bhosle honoured at 11th Dubai
International Film Festival
a celebration of cinema from the region and
around the world, the 11th Dubai International
Film Festival (DIFF) from 10-17th December
presented Lifetime Achievement Awards to Indian
playback legend Asha Bhosle, who has recorded
more than 12,000 songs for over 850 films
in her 81 years, and prominent Egyptian actor
Nour El Sherif for his work on more than 40
films in a career thats spanned almost
5 decades. DIFF has quickly grown to become
one of the UAEs most popular events.
Mirren & Om Puri star in culinary drama 'The
on Friday 5th September 2014 'The Hundred-Foot
Journey', starring Helen Mirren and Om Puri,
is an uplifting and feel-good cultural feast
full of Indian spices, French sophistication
and British wit. Based on Richard C. Morais'
international best-selling novel The Hundred-Foot
Journey, the film is directed by Lasse Hallström
and produced by Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg
and Juliet Blake.
to release feel-good sports movie 'Million
Dollar Arm', 29th August 2014
for release on 29th August 2014, Million Dollar
Arm starring Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Madhur Mittal
(Slumdog Millionaire) and Suraj Sharma (Life
of Pi) is an inspirational and uplifting true-story
packed with funny moments which celebrate
teamwork, commitment and what it means to
be a family. It is based on the question 'Can
India, a country obsessed with cricket, produce
a baseball star?'.
wins London Indian Film Festival 2014 Audience
winning director Jeffrey D Browns hard-hitting
child trafficking drama Sold, executive produced
by Emma Thompson and starring Gillian Anderson,
which opened the 5th edition of the London
Indian Film Festival (July 10-17), has won
the festivals audience award. Jeffrey
D Brown said, Its really amazing.
I hadnt really anticipated this at all.
Im really grateful, humbled and speechless.
Pictured left is Seirah Royin (Sold) arriving
at the Sold premiere.
Indian Film Festival 2014 opens with the premiere
London Indian Film Festival opened with a
premiere of 'Sold' on Thursday 10th July 2014
at Cineword, Haymarket. Among those walking
the red carpet at the opening were Gillian
Anderson - Emmy & Golden Globe award winner
who is the main protagonist in Sold; Kamini
Kaushal - Famous Yesteryear Bollywood Actress
- Palme d'Or winner Biraj Bahu and Neerja
Naik ( left) who also acts in Sold.
Letter from my Father' makes its debut at
the Cannes Film Festival 2014
international premiere of 'A Letter From My
Father' by British filmmaker Abhishek Hans
will be in the Short Film Corner at the Cannes
Film Festival 2014 from 14th - 25th May 2014.
Handicapped from birth, Mukesh Shukla, shares
his personal journey about his struggle through
life, his bitter relationship with his father,
and his inner desire to want to do more than
just continue working as a cobbler.
LANDMARKS STAR IN TOP FILM LOCATIONS LIST
best loved buildings and parks are the stars
of Film Londons Top 20 Film Locations
list. Instantly recognisable as the backdrop
to hundreds of feature films, TV dramas and
advertisements, Londons other best-kept
secret locations to be found on the list include
The BA London Eye.
MOVIE GUIDE - TOP TEN TEAR-JERKERS!
you're looking for something to put you
in a romantic frame of mind this Valentine's
Day, you can't go far wrong with these Top
10 tear-jerkers. Hollywood Stars Meg Ryan
and Leonardo Di Caprio even make the top
ten twice! The films span decades: from
'Gone with the Wind', released in 1939,
to Baz Luhrmaan's 'Romeo & Juliet' released
in 1996. All proving that romance is indeed