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Mammootty’s Snapshot Kickstarts Mohanlal’s Birthday Bash

Birthday wishes poured in, with his senior colleague Mammootty sharing a photo of the two, marking the first birthday wish of the day….reports Asian Lite News

Superstar Mohanlal, one of Kerala’s most beloved personalities, is celebrating his 64th birthday on Tuesday.

Mohanlal’s success story is built on hard work, dedication, and commitment, not privilege. His career began in 1978, but his first film, ‘Thiranottam,’ wasn’t released until a quarter-century later. He fully entered the film industry two years later and quickly rose to superstardom.

In 1980, he was cast as a villain in ‘Manjil Virinja Pookal,’ a box office hit. Despite the unconventional start, his career soared, and he soon became a superstar.

Now at 64, Mohanlal is working on his 360th Malayalam film, yet to be titled, and is pairing with Shobana for the 56th time. Birthday wishes poured in, with his senior colleague Mammootty sharing a photo of the two, marking the first birthday wish of the day.

This birthday coincides with the upcoming release of Mohanlal’s first directorial venture, ‘Barroz.’ Throughout his career, he has earned five national awards, including two for best actor, a special jury mention, and a special jury award for acting and producing the best feature film. Additionally, he has won nine state film awards and became the first actor to be awarded the honorary rank of Lt. Colonel in the Territorial Army.

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‘Vadakkan’ Earns Spot at Cannes Film Festival

With a world-class crew including Resul Pookutty, Kieko Nakahara, Bijibal, and Unni R, ‘Vadakkan’ promises to captivate viewers with its unique storytelling and visualisation…reports Asian Lite News

Malayalam film ‘Vadakkan’ has earned a coveted spot at the Cannes Film Festival’s prestigious Marché du Film Fantastic Pavilion.

Produced by Offbeet Studios and directed by Sajeed A — starring Kishore and Shruthy Menon — the film marks a significant milestone as the only Malayalam film to be featured as one of the seven gala screenings of the event.

‘Vadakkan’ takes audiences on an immersive journey into the mesmerising ‘Vadakkan Universe’ weaving together supernatural elements and ancient North Malabar folklore.

With a world-class crew including Resul Pookutty, Kieko Nakahara, Bijibal, and Unni R, ‘Vadakkan’ promises to captivate viewers with its unique storytelling and visualisation.

The Marché du Film is the epicenter of industry networking and film sales during the Cannes Film Festival.

As part of the Fantastic Pavilion, ‘Vadakkan’ is being showcased with other innovative and genre-defying projects, offering filmmakers and industry professionals a significant glimpse into the genre film world.

Pablo Guisa, Executive Director, Fantastic Pavilion, Cannes Marche Du Films said that it’s an absolute delight to host ‘Vadakkan’ as one of the seven gala screenings.

“Vadakkan has a gripping narrative with a very unique story-telling format and production showcasing the strength of Indian cinema in the global genre cinema space. We have been impressed with the director’s and producer’s vision to put together a world-class cast and crew to bring the franchise of ‘Vadakkan’ alive for the audiences,” said Guisa.

Jaideep Singh, Founder of Offbeet Media Group and producer of the film, emphasised ‘Vadakkan’s’ role in redefining Indian cinema with its fusion of local narratives and global sensibilities.

“With ‘Vadakkan’, the aim is to redefine Indian cinema by seamlessly blending hyperlocal narratives with global sensibilities supported by the world-class cast and crew. Presentation at the Fantastic Pavilion is a huge step for us. ‘Vadakkan’ is more than just a supernatural thriller; it’s a homage to our rich cultural heritage which has massive potential to travel across the globe,” said Singh.

Following its Cannes debut, ‘Vadakkan’ is poised to reach audiences worldwide with plans for dubbing in Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu, as well as releases in other regional languages.

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Manoj Manchu Unveils Intense ‘Black Sword’ Look in ‘Mirai’

We can then see Manoj looking deadly as he wears a long black coat, sporting long hair with a ponytail and a stylish beard, and performing intense action scenes with a sword…reports Asian Lite News

The makers of Teja Sajja-starrer ‘Mirai’ on Monday unveiled the first glimpse of Telugu actor Manoj Manchu as the ‘black sword’.

Manoj, who turned 41 on May 20, features in a never-seen-before intense and powerful avatar, equipped with a strange weapon, standing against a backdrop of a massacred landscape. His presence with a mix of swag and intensity highlights his character’s strength and significance in the narrative, making him the ‘Black Sword’.

The one-minute, 15-second introduction video begins with a dialogue that says, “This is about the black sword, the most dangerous force in this world.”

We can then see Manoj looking deadly as he wears a long black coat, sporting long hair with a ponytail and a stylish beard, and performing intense action scenes with a sword.

Last seen in the 2017 Telugu war drama ‘Okkadu Migiladu’, Manoj, who is returning to the silver screen after a hiatus of eight years, shared his first look on social media and wrote: “I’ve been waiting for this moment for a long time to present you all a new me a.k.a. #TheBlackSword from #MIRAI And can’t get a better occasion than this to give u all a special treat on my birthday with the glimpse!! Hope you’ll love it… It was a privilege joining forces with this very special team.”

Speaking about the film, Manoj said in a statement: “Coming back to the industry with such a powerful and intriguing character has been both challenging and exhilarating. The Black Sword is a character that resonates with the strength and resilience that every hero should embody. I am overwhelmed with excitement to share this journey with my fans, who have waited patiently for my return.”

The film stars Teja Sajja as the ‘Super Yodha’.

Directed by Karthik Gattamneni, the film is set against the backdrop of the visually stunning and narrative-rich world of Mirai. It explores the secrets of Ashoka’s nine unknown books.

‘Mirai’ will be released in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam languages.

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‘Kartam Bhugtam’ to Be Screened at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Sohum said: “We are incredibly honoured that officials from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting have expressed their interest in seeing ‘Kartam Bhugtam’.”…reports Asian Lite News

Filmmaker Soham P Shah’s psychological thriller film ‘Kartam Bhugtam’ starring Shreyas Talpade, Aksha Pardasany, Madhoo, and Vijay Raaz, will be screened for officials of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday.

The film will be screened at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Cultural Center and the Films Division Auditorium, Mahadev Road.

Sohum said: “We are incredibly honoured that officials from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting have expressed their interest in seeing ‘Kartam Bhugtam’.”

“This is a significant validation for the entire team who poured their hearts into this film. It’s a privilege to have the opportunity to share our work with such a distinguished audience.”

The special recognition comes just two days after the film’s theatrical release on May 17.

“This is a momentous occasion for us, as having ‘Kartam Bhugtam’ screened for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team,” said Gandhar Films & Studio Pvt. Ltd.

‘Kartam Bhugtam’, which means “what goes around comes around,” is a story about karma and its consequences.

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A.R. Rahman Premieres Documentary Teaser at Cannes

The documentary is produced by A.R. Rahman, and it explores the journey of rhythm and sound, tracing the evolution of music across cultures, tribes, and generations…reports Asian Lite News

The Oscar and Grammy-winning composer A.R. Rahman unveiled the teaser of his upcoming documentary feature titled ‘Headhunting to Beatboxing’ at the Bharat Pavilion during the ongoing 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.

The documentary is directed by Rohit Gupta.

The event was also attended by Rohit Gupta, Executive Producer Abu Metha (Advisor to the Nagaland Chief Minister), and Executive Producer Theja Meru (Chairman TaFMA, Nagaland government).

The documentary is produced by A.R. Rahman, and it explores the journey of rhythm and sound, tracing the evolution of music across cultures, tribes, and generations.

The music composer said, “Music has this transformative power to change society and to connect and bring relevance to existence. ‘Headhunting to Beatboxing’ is a celebration of this universal rhythm that unites humanity in its diverse expressions. We look forward to the start of its film festival journey and what better than Cannes which celebrates cinema to make the first announcement on the film.”

“The germ of the idea came up when A.R. Rahman visited Nagaland to be part of the legendary Hornbill Festival. We knew we had to be part of it. The film is a collaboration of many creative minds, especially the TaFMA, and masterfully captured by director Rohit Gupta. The real heroes are the musicians of Nagaland, who tell stories that go back to times immemorial and their music exemplifies the ambition of our youth,” said Abu Metha.

‘Headhunting to Beatboxing’ has been directed by Rohit Gupta and produced by A.R. Rahman, with Abu Metha, Adam J. Greig, Theja Meru, Rohit Gupta, Sheila Houlahan, Rohhit Daas serving as Executive Producers.

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Kiara Advani Wows in Off-Shoulder Gown

A photo showed her stepping into the elevator, waving goodbye, and flashing her beautiful smile…reports Asian Lite News

Actress Kiara Advani looked every inch like a doll in an outfit by New York-based designer Prabal Gurung as she attended the Red Sea Film Foundation’s Women in Cinema Gala dinner at Cannes. She shared a sneak peek into what it took to nail the look for the prestigious event.

Kiara took to Instagram on Sunday morning and shared a motley of pictures from her hotel room.

One picture showed Kiara trying out a neckpiece, while her make-up artiste was seen giving the final touches to her look.

Another image showcased her outfit stylists fixing the large pink bow in the back of her dress.

A photo showed her stepping into the elevator, waving goodbye, and flashing her beautiful smile.

Decoding her look, Kiara looked every inch stunning in an off-shoulder pink and black gown with a big pink bow at the back, paired with black lace gloves. She completed her look with her hair tied in a sleek, high bun.

The actress captioned the images: “A night to remember.”

Kiara was honoured alongside names such as Aseel Omran, Adhwa Fahad, Ramata-Toulaye Sy, Sarocha Chankimha, and Salma Abu Deif at the gala.

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Sriya Reddy Thrilled with Response to ‘Thalamai Seyalagam’ Role

The way I prepare for my roles is quite extensive. For Saalar, I used to wake up at 3 in the morning, learning my dialogue and workouts were very very important to get ready for the particular role. I also watched Heath Ledger’s ‘Joker’ over and over again. I took a lot of points from his performance…Sriya interacts with Arun Lakshman

Actress Sriya Reddy is overwhelmed by the response the political web series ‘Thalamai Seyalagam’ is receiving, especially for her role in the show as the right hand of the Chief Minister.

In an exclusive interview with IANS, the ‘Salaar’ actress said she always believes in roles where she can put her heart and soul, especially the complex characters. Excerpts from the interview:

You delivered another strong performance in ‘Thalamai Seyalagam’. What have you to say about it?

Sriya: I am so overwhelmed by the response which the ‘Thalamai Seyalagam’ has received. Whenever any project is under the able hands of Vasanthabalan sir it is bound to receive a good response. There are very few directors where you just don’t have to do much. You have to come, stand and let your eyes do the talking. This is how it was with Vasanthabalan sir.

How is the public response to your character in ‘Thalamai Seyalagam’?

Sriya: The audience response has been a mixed one. In terms of my performance, they say where have you been and why don’t you do more projects. The kind of reviews that are coming in are phenomenal. I am so grateful and overwhelmed. A lot of people have told me that I resemble Smita Patil which is the biggest compliment because she has been somebody I have always looked upto and I am so happy at the positive reviews.

You have often portrayed strong characters on screen, how do you select your roles?

Sriya: I always believe in a role where I can put my heart and soul and where the story talks to me. I have always believed that it has to be complex and must have a lot of layers because a very linear character gets a little boring. So the more complex and more layered it is the more excited I get.

How do you prepare for your roles?

Sriya: The way I prepare for my roles is quite extensive. For Saalar, I used to wake up at 3 in the morning, learning my dialogue and workouts were very very important to get ready for the particular role. I also watched Heath Ledger’s ‘Joker’ over and over again. I took a lot of points from his performance. Even for this web series, there is a certain amount of work that went into it. I read the script ten to fifteen times, the entire script. I prepared for my dialogues almost six months ahead of the shooting. I was fully prepared. The dialogues were just mere words that were naturally coming to me. I was fully confident and prepared for the shoot.

When is Salaar 2 expected?

Sriya: I really don’t know. The only man who can answer that question is Prashanth Neel. But whenever it comes, it will be a big bang with real drama and story.

Which is your next project? Any update on OG?

Sriya: OG will be my next release in Telugu. I am excited about this project. I think it is a mix of everything which I want in a character. Also, I have worked with such amazing people for this project. The remaining part of the movie will be shot in the next few months. I think that the movie will be released in the next five to six months or earlier than that.

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Bollywood’s Love Affair with Trains

‘Baton Baton Mein’, directed by Basu Chatterjee tells the story of an honest and hard-working middle class as they make their way around the Bombay of the 1970s. The director set a major part of the film in the 9:10 local that his protagonists commuted in…reports Asian Lite News

The summer season has brought with itself a surge in travel, for which train is the most preferred mode of transport for the vast majority of people. While the scorching summer is pushing people out of their homes to cooler places for vacations, the Lok Sabha elections, being held across the country in seven phases, have further compounded the number of travellers across state borders as they exercise their right to vote.

While the Indian railways have been an integral part of nation-building and the lives of its citizens, they also have had a major influence on Hindi cinema serving as an important plot point in many stories on the celluloid.

Here are some Bollywood films where the trains played a pivotal role in the narrative.

‘Saathiya’, which was released in 2002, had the Mumbai local as an important catalyst to the love story between its lead pair. Vivek Oberoi, who made a sensational debut with ‘Company’ in the role of a gangster, underwent a 180-degree shift for his role of a lover in the film, which was a Hindi adaptation of ‘Alai Payuthey’ directed by Mani Ratnam.

‘Jab We Met’ is considered to be a defining film in Kareena Kapoor Khan’s filmography, the one that established her as a leading female force in Hindi cinema. The story of ‘Jab We Met’ can’t be separated from the train on which she finds Aditya Kashyap (Shahid Kapoor) without a purpose, only to later change his life for the good. Who could forget the fascination of Geet (Kareena) for the side berth? The two miss out on the train twice and embark on a journey where they get to know more about each other.

‘Baton Baton Mein’, directed by Basu Chatterjee tells the story of an honest and hard-working middle class as they make their way around the Bombay of the 1970s. The director set a major part of the film in the 9:10 local that his protagonists commuted in.

As legendary ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ is in itself, it has also given the famed scene to Hindi cinema where Raj is aboard the train, calling Simran for one last time as her father tightly holds her hand. It was at that moment when Chaudhary Baldev Singh (played by Amrish Puri) underwent a change of heart. As he understands Raj’s eternal love for Simran, he lets her go with the dialogue, “Jaa Simran jaa, jee le apni zindagi.”

The list would be incomplete without the mention of ‘The Burning Train’. The multi-starrer film tells the story of passengers aboard a special train Super Express which suffers a sabotage. The film has quite a few elements similar to the James Cameron directorial ‘Titanic’ mainly in terms of the luxury and the novelty that both the modes of transport promised and a tragedy that leaves the passengers scrambling inside a limited physical space. The film was one of the most expensive films of its time given its production value.

The song ‘Chaiya Chaiya’ deserves a special mention in this list. Although the plot of ‘Dil Se..’ has no relevance to the trains, it’s the song that has over the years gained a cult status and why not? Afterall, it features some of the finest talents in our cinema including Shah Rukh Khan, Malaika Arora, Mani Ratnam, Sukhwinder, A. R. Rahman, Gulzar, Farah Khan and Santosh Sivan. The iconic song was shot on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway Line. The narrow gauge railway and the geography of Ooty posed a serious logistical challenge to the crew but, eventually they came out shining at the other end given how the song and its visuals have aged in 26 years since its release.

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Exciting New OTT Releases This Week

This week, streaming platforms are packed up with exciting OTT titles, ranging from S.S. Rajamouli’s animated series ‘Baahubali: Crown of Blood’ to the Adah Sharma-starring political thriller ‘Bastar: The Naxal Story’, and the rib-tickling journey of bromance ‘Namacool’.

Here is a list of five titles that have caught the attention this week:

‘Bridgerton Season 3’:

The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. It is inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels. In the third season, Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) finally gives up on her long-held crush on Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) after hearing his disparaging remarks about her last season.

The showrunner is Jess Brownell, and it stars Victor Alli, Adjoa Andoh, Lorraine Ashbourne, Simone Ashley, Jonathan Bailey, Joanna Bobin, Harriet Cains, and Bessie Carter, among others.

It is now streaming on Netflix.

‘Baahubali: Crown of Blood’:

It shows Baahubali and Bhallaladeva joining hands to protect the kingdom of Mahishmati and the throne from the warlord Raktadeva. Directed by Jeevan J. Kang and Navin John, the series promises to take the audience into an animated world of Baahubali, showcasing epic adventure, brotherhood, betrayal, and conflict.

Produced by Graphic India and Arka Mediaworks, with Rajamouli, Sharad Devarajan, and Shobu Yarlagadda, ‘Baahubali: Crown of Blood’ drops on Disney+ Hotstar on May 17.

‘Bastar: The Naxal Story’:

The political thriller film, directed by Sudipto Sen and produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah, stars Adah, Indira Tiwari, Vijay Krishna, Shilpa Shukla, Yashpal Sharma, Subrat Dutta, and Raima Sen. It is based on the Naxalite-Maoist insurgency in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.

It will premiere on May 17 on Zee5.

‘Namacool’:

Hina Khan, Abhinav Sharma, and Aaron Koul-starrer ‘Namacool’ revolves around two inseparable friends, Mayank and Piyush, and the true definition of manhood.

Directed by Ritam Srivastava and written by Shantanu Srivastava, this seven-episode series also features Abhishek Bajaj, Anushka Kaushik, Faisal Malik, and Aadil Khan in pivotal roles.

Produced by Reliance Entertainment Studios, ‘Namacool’ will premiere on May 17 on Amazon miniTV.

‘Thelma the Unicorn’:

The American animated musical adventure comedy movie is a quirky, hilarious, and heartfelt ride from directors Jared Hess and Lynn Wang. Thelma is a small-time pony who dreams of becoming a glamorous music star. In a pink and glitter-filled moment of fate, Thelma is transformed into a unicorn and instantly rises to global stardom. But this new life of fame comes at a cost.

It stars the voices of Brittany Howard, Will Forte, Jemaine Clement, Edi Patterson, Fred Armisen, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Heder, and Shondrella Avery.

The film will be released on May 17 on Netflix.

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India’s Rich Legacy at Cannes Film Festival

Then followed an extended drought, although Satyajit Ray’s ‘Parash Pathar’ (1958) and ‘Devi’ (1962), were nominated for the Palme d’Or, followed by M.S. Sathyu’s ‘Garam Hawa’ (1974), which had been shortlisted for the Grand Prix…reports Asian Lite News

 India’s association with the Cannes Film Festival is as old as the world’s most anticipated showcase of global cinema, whose 77th edition will open in the French Riviera on Tuesday.

It began with Chetan Anand’s ‘Neecha Nagar’ winning the then highest award, Grand Prix du Festival International du Film, in the festival’s inaugural year — 1946. The gritty film shared the honour with David Lean’s ‘Brief Encounters’.

A little more than half a decade later, V. Shantaram’s ‘Amar Bhoopali’ (1952), a Marathi biopic on a poet and musician Honaji Balai in the early 19th century, and Raj Kapoor’s classic ‘Awaara’ (1953) were nominated for the Grand Prix, but could not get the coveted prize; Shantaram’s film, however, won an award for best sound recording.

After these near misses came four back-to-back trophies for Indian films that made it to the competition section at Cannes — Bimal Roy’s ‘Do Bigha Zameen’ (1954) got the International Prize; Baby Naaz got a Special Mention as Child Artiste for ‘Boot Polish’ (1955), produced by Raj Kapoor; Satyajit Ray’s debut film ‘Pather Panchali’ got the Palme d’Or for Best Human Document; and finally, in 1957, Rajbans Khanna’s ‘Gotama Buddha’ earned him a Special Mention (Short Film) as Director (Hrishikesh Mukherjee, incidentally, was the film’s editor).

Then followed an extended drought, although Satyajit Ray’s ‘Parash Pathar’ (1958) and ‘Devi’ (1962), were nominated for the Palme d’Or, followed by M.S. Sathyu’s ‘Garam Hawa’ (1974), which had been shortlisted for the Grand Prix.

Mrinal Sen ended this long wait with his film ‘Kharij’ (1983) — he had to be content with the Jury Prize, though, despite being nominated for a Palm d’Or. In the following year, Satyajit Ray’s eponymous film based on Rabindranath Tagore’s novel, ‘Ghare Baire’, was also nominated for the Palme d’Or, but the master had to return empty-handed.

Since then, Indian films have been making their presence felt, though all of them may not have grabbed the headlines.

In 1988, Mira Nair won the Caméra d’Or Audience Award for her debut feature film, ‘Salaam Bombay!’. Shaji N. Karun got a Caméra d’Or Special Mention for his acclaimed Malayalam film ‘Piravi’ (1989) about Prof. T.V. Eachara Warrier, whose college-going son was killed in police custody during the Emergency.

In 1991, Deepa Mehta won a Caméra d’Or Special Mention for ‘Sam & Me’, though the film was listed as a Canadian production. That year turned out to be doubly special for India after Aribam Syam Sharma’s ‘Ishanou’, a film in the Meitei language, was nominated for the top award in the festival’s Un Certain Regard segment. It was a first for any film from India’s North-East.

Then came the double good news of 1994. Malayalam director Shaji N. Karun’s ‘Swaham’ was nominated for the Palme d’Or — an honour that has come 30 long years later to Payal Kapadia. Satyajit Ray’s son Sandip Ray’s Bengali film, ‘Uttaran’, got the nomination for the Un Certain Regard Award. Both films, however, did not get the award they had been nominated for.

Towards the end of a dry 1990s, Murali Nair’s ‘Marana Simhasanam’ (1999), a Malayalam film about the first execution by electric chair in India, won the Camera d’Or, an award that goes to the best first feature film.

What followed in the opening decades of the 2000s were minor but not insignificant awards. These were for Manish Jha’s ‘A Very Very Silent Film’ (2002; Short Film Jury Prize); Gitanjali Rao’s animated film ‘Printed Rainbow’ (2006; Grand Rail d’Or Audience Award); and Ritesh Batra’s celebrated Irrfan Khan-starrer ‘The Lunchbox’ (2013; Grand Rail d’Or Audience Award).

Karan Johar’s ‘Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh (Bombay Talkies)’, the four-in-one package of short films celebrating 100 years of Indian Cinema, was nominated for the Queer Palm in 2015 without success.

In recent years, Kanu Behl’s neo-noir crime drama, ‘Titli’, got nominated for but did not win the Camera D’Or in 2014. In the following year, 2015, Neeraj Ghaywan’s acclaimed film ‘Masaan’, starring Richa Chadha and Vicky Kaushal (it was his debut film), won the FIPRESCI Prize in the Un Certain Regard section.

Gurvinder Singh (‘Chauthi Koot’; 2015) and Nandita Das (‘Manto’; 2018) were nominated but did not come home with the Un Certain Regard Award.

Payal Kapadia, who’s in contention this year for the Palme d’Or for her debut feature film ‘All We Imagine is Light’, won the Golden Eye for her documentary, ‘A Night of Knowing Nothing’ in 2021, and in the subsequent year, Delhi’s Shaunak Sen went home with the same award for ‘All That Breathes’, which also made it to the Oscars shortlist.

As the curtains go up on Cannes, all eyes will be on Kapadia’s film about two nurses who are tortured by their relationships and what they discover when they take a road trip to a beach for a holiday. It’s been 30 years since an Indian film was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or. Shaji Karun wasn’t successful in 1994. Will Payal Kapadia script history in 2024?

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