Video PlayerClose BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The film "Shoplifter," the winner of the Palme d'Or at the 71st Cannes Film Festival in May, has been screening in China since Friday. The award-winning film is directed by Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda, who has two films released in China this year -- "The Third Murder" screened in March. Adapted from a real news event in Japan, the film tells the story of an impoverished family who steals to survive. Hirokazu Kore-eda, born in 1962, is a master of family-themed films, using a plain and simple style to convey deep and meaningful messages. He gained popularity with Chinese audiences with his two films -- "Our Little Sister" and "After the Storm." Since he started making films in the early 1990s, Hirokazu Kore-eda has directed many well-known films such as "I Wish" and "After Life." … [Read more...] about Award-winning Japanese film “Shoplifter” comes to China
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'I may sound snobbish but I am genuinely tired of responding and saying thank you on Facebook, on Twitter, on phone calls. People are calling from everywhere.' 'There is all this excitement and different groups are throwing parties. I have to attend them or else they will think I am snooty.' Meet Masaan director Neeraj Ghaywan. From a marketing manager to directing Masaan, Neeraj Ghaywan has come a long way. Masaan recently bagged two top awards at the recent Cannes International Film Festival. In the picture: Shweta Tripathi and Vicky Kaushal in Masaan Ghaywan is still reeling from the unexpected wins, and finds it tough to keep up with his newfound fame. He tells Patcy N/Rediff.com how Masaan found its wings. Also Read: What Masaan is all about Congratulations on your double win at Cannes! How does it feel? Last year I won the Sundance Institute/Mahindra Global Filmmaking for Masaan (Fly Away Solo) and this year my film got two awards at Cannes … [Read more...] about ‘When the applause started, I blanked out. Then I started crying’
Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has joined the likes of Jacqueline Fernandez and Anushka Sharma as she found her lookalike in Iranian model Mahlagha Jaberi. A model by profession, Mahlagha has an impressive fan following of 2.7 million on Instagram. From her grey eyes to the well-defined lips, Mahlagha and Aishwarya’s resemblance is quite uncanny. Coincidentally, the Mahlagha was named the world’s most beautiful woman after a poll, reported Mensxp.Also read: Deepika Padukone tripped on her dress at Met Gala while sipping wine in hotel lobby. Watch videoMeanwhile, Aishwarya keeps sharing posts with her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan and husband Abhishek Bachchan. She was last seen in Fanne Khan with Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao. Reports suggest that she is doing Mani Ratnam’s next but the actor is yet to confirm. There was speculation that Aishwarya and Abhishek may star in Anurag Kashyap’s Gulab Jamun but it seems the plans … [Read more...] about Aishwarya Rai finds a doppelganger in Iranian model Mahlagha Jaberi, see pics
Hina Khan is yet again in headlines with her next film announcement and the interesting details with pictures over her blind girl character in it. Sharing the new pictures revealing her first look from the film titled 'Country of Blind', a Indo-Hollywood film, Hina also revealed her character's name which is 'Gosha'[Country Of Blind: Hina Khan Shares New Pics In A Blind Girl Hunter Role Of 'Gosha' Holding Bow And Arrow From Her Indo-Hollywood Film!]. Hina, who's currently shooting Vikram Bhatt's 'Hacked', was earlier expected to join back her last TV show she was seen in as antagonist 'Komolika' but with another film announced, it is apparently not happening ever. Hina's character of 'Komolika' in Star Plus' 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay' was to re-enter after a few months of her break she took from the show to shoot films. The latest reports carried names of actresses like Jasmin Bhasin, Gauahar Khan and Karishma Tanna who are speculated to replace her as 'Komolika' … [Read more...] about Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2: Will Hina Khan Return As ‘Komolika’? Here’s What She Says As 3 Actresses In Race For The Role!