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Lukasz Palkowski’s Gods was the big winner at this year’s annual showcase of Polish cinema at the Gdynia Film Festival which ended with a gala awards ceremony at the weekend.
Gods (Bogowie), based on the life of Zbigniew Religa who performed the first successful heart transplant in Poland in the 1980s, received the Grand Prix Golden Lions for best film as well as individual awards in the categories of screenplay, make-up, production design and actor in a leading role for Tomasz Kot.
In addition, Gods received the award of the Polish Film Festivals and Reviews Abroad as well as the Journalists’ Award, Elle magazine’s Star of the Stars award for lead actor Kot and Radio Gdansk’s Golden Claquer Award for the longest applauded film at a screening in the Musical Theatre for the Main Competition.
Palkowski made his feature directorial debut in 2007 with Reserve, which won three prize at the festival in Gdynia »
- email@example.com (Martin Blaney)
Cbfc recently got a setback after the CEO of the board Rakesh Kumar was arrested for allegedly taking bribe for certifying films. Along with him, an agent and a panel member too were accused of the crime and hence, removed from the board. Now, in order to keep up the efficiency of the board, former chairperson, Leela Samson has been asked to resume her duties and responsibilities until an appropriate replacement has been found. Being the acting chairperson now, Leela revealed that in order for the proper functioning of the board and considering that many movies are in the pipeline for certification, she has decided to handover the charge to Deepak Tandel, secretary to the chairperson and Sanjay Jaiswal, senior administrative officer. Deepak and Sanjay have now been given the authority to certify films. Not ending at that, Leela further stated that some of the panel members whose contracts have »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
Queen of Bollywood, Queen of Hearts, Dil Ki Rani are just some of the words synonymous with Rani Mukerji. She debuted back in 1996 with the film Raja Ki Aayegi Baarat, which tanked at the box office. People started writing her off even before she emerged. But then came the turning points of her career, in the form of Ghulam and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai in 1998, and she proved that she’s here to stay. While Ghulam gave her the title of ‘Khandala Girl’, while Kuch Kuch Hota Hai made people take notice of this amazing actor who had the ability and talent to stand her own ground in front of superstars like Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. She went onto win lots of accolades for both her films and there was no turning back. With her impeccable talent and infectious spontaneity, she ruled the industry and people’s hearts for several years. »
- Mehak Khurana
3 items from 2014
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