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Throwing light on a dying art

You can create a real Banarasi saree only on a handloom, says Satyaprakash Upadhyay whose documentary ‘Bunkar: The Last of the Varanasi Weavers’ highlights the issues that the age old art is facing today

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Happenings

ACTIVITIES  Something Fishy: Get the taste of Arabian Sea at Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort with a curated seafood experience by as per the guest’s personalised preferences at Mama Mia, the resort’s seasonal poolside grill till November 30, from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.   Photography and carols: Sobd, the Konkani bible app is organising a photography contest on the …

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People said that I wouldn’t come back alive: Lama

Nani Teri Morni, based on the story of the youngest recipient of the National Bravery Award for Children in 2015, is the first film to be shot entirely in Nagaland. NT BUZZ chats with director Akashaditya Lama

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Technology has made films lose their soul, Sriram Raghavan

The screenwriter and film director, Sriram Raghavan who is presently enjoying the success of his film, ‘Andhadhun’, is in Goa to attend the International Film Festival of India 2018. In an exclusive interview with NT BUZZ, he speaks about ‘Andhadhun’, the advanced technology in cinema and his future project, among other things RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR   With the recent …

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The tiger’s storyteller

All tigers have great stories to tell, says filmmaker S Nalla Muthu, who has been concentrating on making films on tigers for the last few years. His latest, ‘The World’s Most Famous Tiger’ is part of IFFI 2018 CHRISTINE MACHADO| NT BUZZ Machli is a tiger many are familiar with. Although, not everyone may have minutely followed her life, a …

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Getting candid with Kriti Sanon and Adil Hussain

VENITA GOMES|NT BUZZ While actors are often choosy about the films they do, Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon, who debuted opposite Tiger Shroff in ‘Heropanti’, said that it is not always about choosing a film but about the film choosing you. “Many a times what comes to you is never planned. It comes to you out of nowhere, like once in …

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Indians retelling reality

NT BUZZ Four directors of non-feature films – Remya Raj (Midnight Run), Nitish Patankar (Na Bole Wo Haram), S Nalla Muthu (The World’s Most Famous Tiger) and Hari Viswanath (Monitor) – came together to speak about their films. Remya Raj speaking about Midnight Run said: “The subject of my film is fear. It shows the various facets of fear. I …

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I hope my film will be an inspirational tool: Hari Viswanath

‘Monitor’, a short film around workplace harassment which is part of the Indian Panorama-Non Feature section at IFFI 2018 is director Hari Viswanath’s small way of helping people who have gone through this trauma, to tackle it head-on CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Three years ago, director Hari Viswanath’s debut film ‘Radiopetti’ about an old man and his love for …

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‘I am putting my best efforts to overcome shortcomings in IFFI infrastructure area’

The celebrated cinematographer, screenwriter and director, Apurba Kishore aka A K Bir has been chairing the technical committee for the International Film Festival of India over the past couple of years. In an exclusive interview with NT BUZZ, he discusses the IFFI infrastructure in Goa as well as the art of cinematography, among other things RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR   …

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Portraying harsh realities on screen

Tamil film ‘Baaram’ (The Burden) directed by Priya Krishnaswamy touches upon the prevalence of the illegal practice of Thalaikoothal – a form of senicide in Tamil Nadu. NT BUZZ finds more VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ When you hear about ‘Thalaikoothal’ it is sure to send chills down your spine and will make you think if humanity still exists. When director, …

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