Category Articles: Movies

Gujarat based filmmaker’s Gujarati film Mrugtrushna bags an international award

October 28, 2020
Gujarat based filmmaker’s Gujarati film Mrugtrushna bags an international award

Gandhinagar: Ahmedabad based filmmaker Dr. Darshan Ashwin Trivedi’s debut Gujarati feature film Mrugtrushna (The Other Side of the River) has bagged The Golden Butterfly Award and Diploma of Honor for Best Screenplay at the 33rd International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Iran on 23rd October. The film is about the dream of four children who live on the banks of the river. Their common dream is to cross the river. The film was shot in exotic locations like Hafeshwar, Polo Forest an...Read More

Top Gujarati movie actor Naresh Kanodia passes away

October 27, 2020
Top Gujarati movie actor Naresh Kanodia passes away

Gandhinagar: Veteran Gujarati film actor and former BJP MLA Naresh Kanodia is no more. Nareshbhai was battling with Coronavirus infection and related complications since October 20. He was kept on ventilator support later at UN Mehta hospital. His elder brother Mahesh Kanodia passed away just two days ago. Born in 1943 at Kanoda village of Bechraji taluka in Mahesana district, Nareshbhai is survived by his BJP MLA son Hitu Kanodia, also an actor. Naresh Kanodia started his film career with 'Ve...Read More

Former Patan Lok Sabha MP, Musician, Singer Mahesh Kanodia passes away

October 25, 2020
Former Patan Lok Sabha MP, Musician, Singer Mahesh Kanodia passes away

Gandhinagar: Former Lok Sabha member of Patan and veteran Gujarati film musician and singer Mahesh Kanodia passed away today after prolong illness. Maheshbhai was suffering from paralysis in recent years. Mahesh Kumar Kanodia (born 27 January 1937) was a member of the 10th, 11th, 12th and 14th Lok Sabha of India. He was representing the Patan constituency of Gujarat and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. His contribution in Gujarati Cinema has spread for around four decades. He could...Read More

Gujarati TV, film, theater actor Hasmukh Bhavsar passes away

October 21, 2020
Gujarati TV, film, theater actor Hasmukh Bhavsar passes away

Ahmedabad: A famous actor of Gujarat TV, films and theater Hasmukh Bhavsar today passed away. He was visiting pilgrim town Dakor near Ahmedabad where he suffered heart attack. Bhavsar is known for his TV serials Bhala Bhusana Bhed Bharam, Kaka Chale Wanka etc that were telecast in 1980s. Bhavsar was known for his unique Amdavadi style of acting and his voice. Born in Khadia area of city in 1950, Bhavsar was fond of swimming. He was working as a coach in Kankariya swimming pool. He continued ...Read More

Kangana Ranaut to get ‘Y+’ category security cover from the Centre

September 07, 2020
Kangana Ranaut to get ‘Y+’ category security cover from the Centre

New Delhi: Union Home Ministry has approved 'Y+' category security cover to Hindi film actress Kangana Ranaut. This means, Kangana will be protected by Central para-military personnel when she is in Mumbai, most likely through Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). She will have 11 para military personnel protecting her including two commandos. While two commandos will always be with her for protection, one CRPF personnel will be deployed on static duty at her house at any given time. Overall, 11 ...Read More

Top Gujarati film and theater actor Pratik Gandhi, wife, brother down with Covid-19

July 19, 2020
Top Gujarati film and theater actor Pratik Gandhi, wife, brother down with Covid-19

Mumbai: Gujarati movie and theater actor Pratik Gandhi is down with Coronavirus infection. His wife and brother too are infected. While Pratik and his wife are under home quarantine, Pratik's brother is admitted to a hospital. 'We as a family took "Be positive" way to seriously and didn't discriminate against even corona . Me & my wife are being treated at home and my brother is hospitalized, we are all putting up a strong fight against the virus. With Warmth , support and prayers of friends...Read More

Chitra Bharati Short Film Festival kicks off at Gujarat University

February 21, 2020

Ahmedabad: Chitra Bharati Film Festival kicks off at Gujarat University in presence of Film Maker Subhash Ghai, Lyricist, Screenwriter, Poet Prasoon Joshi, Screenwriter Dilip Shukla among others. Gujarat Chief Minister inaugurated the event. DeshGujaratRead More

Trailer of Gujarati comedy-drama movie Golkeri launched

February 10, 2020

Ahmedabad: Upcoming Gujarati comedy movie, Golkeri had its first trailer launch on YouTube which showcases parents of the protagonist, who are disturbed by the breakup of their son and try to bring the two together. Launched on February 6, the trailer has attracted more than 5 lakh views within a span of four days and is trending at no. 6 on YouTube. The movie traces the journey of four characters in the course of one night. Sahil and Harshita end their perfect relationship of two years o...Read More

Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna to organize Chitra Bharti Film Festival in Ahmedabad during 21-22-23 February

January 28, 2020
Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna to organize Chitra Bharti Film Festival in Ahmedabad during 21-22-23 February

Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna which was established in year 2016 today said it is going to organize the third Chitra Bharti Film Festival during 21-22-23 February in Ahmedabad. The film festival will show case short films, documentary films, fiction, short animated and campus films and after screening by experts more than Rs. 10 lakh cash prizes will be announced. A three-day master class will be attended by director Subhash Ghai, Director Dilip Shukla, Writer/Director Mihir Bhta, A...Read More

Reviews of the Gujarati movies should be written only at-least a week after the release to help the struggling regional film Industry: Actor Hiten Kumar

January 19, 2020
Reviews of the Gujarati movies should be written only at-least a week after the release to help the struggling regional film Industry: Actor Hiten Kumar

Ahmedabad: Well known Gujarti film actor Hiten Kumar today said that reviews of the regional films should not be written before at least a week after the release of a movie. Kumar, a versatile actor who was in the Gujarati film Industry for over two decades and has also acted in Hindi movies, said that negative reviews even before the release of the movies have affected the Gujarati film industry very badly. 'Only one out of 10 Gujarati movies see commercial success. The regi...Read More