VERSATILE WRITER DIRECTOR  TAPAN SAHAA WHO IS WRITING AND DIRECTING SHOWMAN MEHMOOD ALI’S AMBITIOUS FILM  – THE WORLD OF TAGORE – UNDER THE BANNER OF PEN N CAMERA INTERNATIONAL ! Theatre lover Tapan , who wrote and Directed more than 25 full length plays, forayed in to Cinema by assisting world’s legendary fame director Ritwik Ghatak in his last two  films . After Ghatak’s an timely death Tapan create his on production house .  His debut film “UPLABDHI”  (The Realisation). As a writer Producer and director it was critically acclaimed by Bengal Film Journalist Association. It was also Mithun Chakravarti’s debut movie as a main lead in bengali Cinema. Tapan frecuently produced & directed fourteen number of movies in a row and established himself in Bengali cinema, achieved lot of awards from the dignitary Organisations like Bengal Film Journalist Association, Bengal Critics Award, Ritwik Ghatak award, Pramathesh Barue Award, Uttam kumar Award & many more.   He has the credit to introduce talents like Shatabdi Roy, Debashree Roy. Rupa Ganguli, Rituparna Sen gupta also introduced Bollywood talents. Juhi Chawla and Smriti Irani in Bengali Cinema. Tapan then spread his wings and flew to Los Angeles on the invitation of Hollywood Producer of Light House Production, Michael Philips (Taxi Driver, Encounter of the third kind, Strings) Whom Tapan regards as his Godfather in Hollywood. He opened his own Company’’ Sampoorna Entertainment World LLC’’ having his office in the premises of Columbia studios. He Signed Billy Zane (Titanic, Phantom famed) as a Writer, Director for other Producer. His other two movies “ The Lost Love” and Destiny is in the pipeline in Hollywood. Mean While, he is keen to direct his dream Venture”NIRLAJJA (Bilingual) in Hindi and English for the International Cinema. He believes in achieving awards of International categories for the above said movie with Big   Business too…! Now he is writing and directing Producer Mehmood Ali’s ambitious venture  ” THE WORLD OF TAGORE ” in a lavish scale in Hindi, English and Bengali, this film will add one more feather in the already decorated cap Showman and producer MEHMOOD... read more

Renowned Journalists Honoured with Indywood Media Excellence Awards 2017 at Hyderabad

Hyderabad, India: The prestigious Indywood Media Excellence Awards 2017, powered by Alubond concluded successfully at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad on 1st December 2017. The awardwas organised to recognize and facilitate journalists for their relentless services and efforts made to keep us abreast with the latest happenings across the globe.Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Qahtani was the chief gues for the event. Nawab ShajiUlMulk, Charimen of Mulk Holdings was a special guest and award presenter at the event. Mr. Sami Syed, CEO of Phoenix International Group of companies and Mr. Suresh C Pillai, CEO of Mark Technologies WLLgraced the occasion and presented awards to the winners. Recognizing the contributions, outstanding services and accomplishments spanning through a career in journalism, Indywood Media Excellence Award – Lifetime Achievement awardwas bestowed upon Mr. KhajaQuayum Anwar, Editor in Chief, T News; Mr. Anil Wanvari, Founder / CEO / Editor in chief, Indian television was bestowed with Lifetime Achievement for Entrepreneurship; Ms.RatnottamaSengupta, Managing Partner, Winning Management Concepts LLP / Former Arts Editor, The Times of India was bestowed with lifetime Achievement award for Entertainment Media; Mr. M.A. Rahim, Sr. most journalist and Social worker was bestowed with Life Time Achievement for Media Services and Mr. Kamlesh Pandey, Chief Sub editor, Sanmarg was awarded with Life Time Achievement for Social Welfare of Journalist. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Qahtani  and Indywood Founder Director Sohan Roy with the Indywood Media Excellence  award winners. Indywood Media Excellence Awards was bestowed upon the talented minds in the industry in 4 different categories: Visual Media, Online Media, Print Media and PR & Branding. The winners included Ms.SurekhaAbburi, Bureau Incharge, Sahara Samay (Journalist-Political Affairs); Mr. Krishna Kambalapally, Channel Head, TNN News (Journalism – Media Administration); Mr. Byju G Melila, Producer, Asianet (Journalist – Media Entertainment); Mr. Anil Nambiar, Special Correspondent, Janam TV (Journalist – News Administration); Bharat Samachar(Regional News Network); JANAM TV (Popular Infotainment Channel); Channel D (Regional Expat channel); Ms.AnjanaSankar, Abu Dhabi Bureau Chief, Khaleej Times (Journalist – Expat Social Affairs); Mr. ShajahanKaruvally, Staff Reporter, Chandrika Kochi (Regional Reporter – Social Affairs); Mr. Rayapati Samuel JohnThomas, International photo journalist, Press Information Bureau (Photo Journalist); Mr. S.H. Faazil, Chief Of The News Bureau, Visalaandhra (Regional Correspondent); Mr. Devadathan Nair, Media and Communication Manager, Al Nisr Publishing LLC (Indian Expert -International Journalism); Dr.PriyankaSaxena, Executive Director, Asian News Network (Journalist –  International Affairs); Mr. Mohammed Shareef, CEO, (Regional journalism); Mr. Aritra Sinha, Feature Editor, The Political and Business Daily (Social Affairs); Mr. ShekharHooli, Special Correspondent,... read more

 MELODY MAKERS Sanjoy Salil Chowdhary Creates Record In BGM

Three films VODKA DIARIES, NIRDOSH and AIYARRY having the background musical score by  Sanjoy Salil Chowdhary is releasing on January 19th and 26th.   VODKA DIARIES and NIRDOSH  are releasing on 19th January 2018.  AIYAARY is releasing on 26th January 2018. Three films in two weeks in the same month ! This is a record of sorts for this dynamic music master who is the son of legendary music composer Salil... read more

HIGHWAY KILLERS- Ready For Release

K2 Images’ HIGHWAY KILLERS, a murder-mystery  is now ready for release. Shot in Baroda and Mumbai locales, the film has been passed by the censors with ‘A’ certificate. Rakesh Kakria has directed the film for producer Kirti Patel which stars Sumeet Sugandh, Kavita Verma, Heena, Miraj Khan, Sonia Maheshwari, Amit, Mahendra, Prachi and  R.Rajpal. Writer: Vikas Vashist. Lyrics: Rangnath Sontakke. Music: D. Sushant. DoP: Dharmesh Goti. Dances: Dinesh Balraj.Art: Chetan Saudamani. Sound: Naseeb Singh. Editor: Rakesh Kakria. Publicity Designer: R.... read more

Indywood Film Carnival Concluded – Indian Billionaires Club Takes Centrestage

The third edition of Indywood Film Carnival power packed with entertainment and fun concluded at Ramoji Film City Over 50 billionaires and tycoons from 100 plus countries attended Leading NRI entrepreneurs were honoured with Pravasi Ratna awards UAE-based NRI industrialist Sohan Roy spearheads Indywood Bollywood actress Jayaprada and senior director cum actor K Vishwanath were honoured for their valuable contributions to Indian Film Industry Hyderabad: Indywood Film Carnival positioned as one of the largest film based events in the world was held from 1st – 4th December at Hyderabad-based Ramoji Film City, the largest film studio in the world. A grand meet of movers and shakers from over 100 countries was the major attraction of the third edition of Indywood Film Carnival, a flagship event organized by 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood. The event organized to accelerate foreign direct investment in entertainment sector in the country witnessed huge participation of Middle East-based NRI entrepreneurs. UAE-based NRI industrialist Sohan Roy spearheads Project Indywood which is being promoted by 2000 Indian billionaires and corporates. Sohan Roy who is also the Chairman and CEO of UAE-based Aries Group aims at initiating 10,000 new 4K projection multiplex screens, 100,000 2K/4K projection home cinemas, 8K/4Kfilm studios, 100 animation/VFX studios and film schools conforming to international standards. Telangana State Film Development Corporation Chairman P. Ram Mohan Rao, Telangana Information and Public Relations Department Commissioner Navin Mittal IAS, Eenaadu Group Chairman Ramoji Rao, Thorir Ibsen, Ambassador of Iceland to India and In Jae Kim, Seoul City Governor, South Korea, P Kiran, President, Telangana Film Chamber of Commerce, Telangana IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan IAS and FEFKA General Secretary B Unnikrishnan, National award winning Action Director Peter Hein and National Award winning art director Sabu Cyril, Cinematographers S Ravi Varman, Priya Seth and K. K. Senthil Kumar are some of the prominent personalities whom attended the carnival. Bollywood actress Jayaprada was bestowed with prestigious Icon of Indian Cinema award on the occasion. Noted senior director cum actor K Vishwanath was also honoured. Indian Billionaires Club launched The major attraction of Indywood Film Carnival was the inauguration of Indian Billionaires Club. More than 50 billionaires of Indian origin and over 500 investors from across the globe attended the inauguration on 1st December at Princess Hall, Ramoji Film City. Commenting on Indian Billionaires Club, Sohan Roy who is also the Founder Director of Indywood highlighted that Indian Billionaires Club is a novel initiative to attract tycoons, investors and corporates from across the world to... read more

Renowned IT Organisations and Personalities Honoured During Indywood IT Excellence Awards 2017

Hyderabad, India: The prestigious Indywood IT Excellence Awards 2017 concluded successfully at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad on 1st December 2017. The awardwas organised to recognize and facilitate efforts made by IT organisations and personalitiestowards the development of their sector.Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Qahtani, senior advisor to Saudi Aramco was the chief guest of the event. Recognizing the contributions of an individual over the whole of a career, rather than or in addition to single contributions, Indywood IT Excellence Award – Lifetime Achievement awardwas bestowed upon Mr.V. Senthil Kumar, Co-Founder, Qube Cinema Technologies. Mr.SaiprasadAkkeneni, Director, Prasad Corporation Ltd was honoured with the Personality of the year awardfor his contributions towards the entertainment sector. Indywood IT Excellence Awards for Entrepreneurs was bestowed upon individuals to recognize and celebrate their ideas, innovation and inspirationthat have made a huge impact onto their industry. The winners included Mr. Rahul Gedupudi, CEO, Kensium Solutions, Mr. Nagarajan, Founder & Managing Director, Winsols Studios Pvt Ltd, Mr. Dasaradha R Gude, Chairman & CEO, Invecas Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Niranjan Chintam, Executive Chairman, Kellton Tech Solutions Limited, Mr. Varun Chandran, CEO, Corporate360, Mr. Ashok Reddy, Founder & CEO, Landmark IT Solutions and Mr. Hari Bharadwaj, CEO & MD, MyIndMedtech Innovations Pvt Ltd. Other category awards were also presented during the Indywood IT Excellence Awards 2017. Award for Leader in Technology Innovation was presented to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Award for Technology Leader of the Yearwas bestowed upon Cisco Systems; Qube Cinema Technologies Pvt Ltdwas honoured with Global Cinema and Technology Innovationaward; Prasad Groupwas honored with Global Cinema and Technology Excellence Award; Tech Mahindra Ltdwas presented with Best Information technology Service provider of the yearaward; CA Technologies was named Leading Technology Service Provider; Most innovative IT all-rounder 2017 was given to Hexagon Capability Center India; Rashi Peripherals Pvt. Ltd.was recognised as Most Valued Distributor of the year; UL Cyber Parkwas presented with the award for Nation’s Fastest Growing IT SEZ Park; Our Own English High School was named Best CBSE School; Sharjah Indian School was adjudged as the Largest Indian community school in the Emirate; Gadgets 360 was honored as India’s Best media based Tech Information provider; Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2017for presented to Clockwork Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd; Award for Fastest growing Technology service provider 2017was bestowed upon InsideView Technologies India Pvt. Ltd; Dhanush Infotech Private Limitedwas bestowed withExcellence in Digitizing India Awards 2017, ATG Informatics India Pvt Ltdwas bestowed with Excellence in Innovative information technology... read more

Qube Cinema bags prestigious awards at Indywood Film Carnival

Senthil Kumar, Co-Founder of Qube Cinema honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award Qube Cinema took home top awards at the Indywood Film Carnival being held at Hyderabad. Indywood Film Carnival’s Excellence Awards 2017 aims to recognize the prodigious efforts and contributions of entrepreneurs, technocrats, academicians, organisations to their industry through their ideas, concepts and innovations. Under the Indywood OTT &Start-upcategory,Qube Wire won the award for ‘Innovative Concept in Theatrical Distribution’.Qube Wire is a self-service, single-window system for global theatrical distribution. With a simple but comprehensive user interface, distributors can manage their digital cinema assets, assign territorial rights for their content and have their Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) and keys (aka Key Delivery Messages or KDMs) delivered to movie theatres across the world. Theatres can manage their own digital cinema device details and access their Universal Inbox on the Qube Wire service as well. Under the IndywoodPost Production Technology category ,Qube Cinema won for ‘Best Film Mastering’. Qube Cinema masters nearly 1800 + Indian films per year and has mastering facilities in Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad & Kochi. The company also has a mastering facility in Dubai to cater to the mastering of Arabic films.Under the Indywood Theatre Technology category, Qube Cinema bagged the award for ‘Best Technological Projection Services’.Qube Cinema was also the recipient of Indywood IT Excellence award. Senthil Kumar, Co-Founder of Qube Cinema was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award. “Qube Cinema& Co-founder Senthil Kumar have transformed and advanced the digital cinema revolution in India and globally over the last two decades. From mastering to cinema distribution and cinema exhibition, Qube Cinema has changed the landscape of digital cinema technology in India,” informed Sohan Roy, Founder Director of Indywood Film Carnival “To win the different categories of Indywood awards is a huge honour for us at Qube Cinema. In the digital cinema technology domain, constant innovation is the key to success.Qube Cinema is well known for pioneering new technologies and the entire team at Qube is responsible for us achieving  thebig milestones. I would like to thank Indywood Film Carnival for bestowing us with this honour,”said Senthil Kumar, Co-founder of Qube Cinema. A Computer Science Engineering graduate from the University of Madras, Senthil Kumar began his career in feature, television episodic and advertising commercial production and post-production in the mid-1980s. His first entrepreneurial venture was Media Artists, a post-production facility. At a time when computers were just beginning to be used in the media industry, he wrote custom software to assist in such diverse... read more

Niruha Chalal London Films First Look Released

निरहुआ चलल लंदन का फर्स्ट लुक रिलीज भोजपुरी फ़िल्म जगत की बहुचर्चित फ़िल्म निरहुआ चलल लंदन का फर्स्ट लुक नव वर्ष की पूर्व संध्या पर लांच कर दिया गया है । प्रसिद्ध म्यूजिक कंपनी वर्ल्ड वाइड रिकॉर्ड्स द्वारा इसे सोशल मीडिया पर रिलीज किया गया । जहां दर्शको का भरपुर प्रतिसाद मिला । फर्स्ट लुक लांच होने के कुछ घंटे बाद ही फ़िल्म का टीजर भी रिलीज कर दिया गया । उल्लेखनीय है कि पशुपतिनाथ प्रोडक्शन के बैनर तले बनी निरहुआ चलल लंदन के  निर्माता है सोनू खत्री जबकि सह निर्माता हैं रत्नाकर कुमार और  प्रस्तुतकर्ता हैं अनिल काबरा । फ़िल्म की शूटिंग चार अलग अलग चरणों मे मुम्बई , नेपाल और लंदन सहित कई देशों में हुई है । बड़े बजट की इस फ़िल्म के निर्देशक हैं चंद्रा पंत जबकि फ़िल्म  में जुबली स्टार दिनेश लाल यादव निरहुआ , आम्रपाली दुबे , सुनील थापा , सबीन श्रेष्ठ, मनोज सिंह टाईगर , किरण यादव  , गोपाल राय , अनूप अरोरा आदि मुख्य भूमिका में हैं । फ़िल्म के संगीतकार हैं मधुकर आनंद, लेखक है संतोष मिश्रा और प्रचारक हैं उदय भगत । निर्माता सोनू के सी ने बताया कि निरहुआ चलल लंदन ना सिर्फ एक महंगी फ़िल्म है बल्कि बड़े कैनवास पर बनी एक संपूर्ण मनोरंजक फ़िल्म है ।  Uday Bhagat (PRO)... read more

Rakesh Kakria Directs SANTAAP-THE ANGER

KTK Films have announced SANTAAP-THE ANGER( in Hindi). The film is being produced by Tanvi Kakaria and Taufeeq Ahmed and is directed by Rakesh Kakria from his own story.  Screenplay: Vikas Vashisht. Dialogue: Chand Mehta. Lyrics: Kuku Prabhas, Chand Mehta. Music: Navin Manish, Chhanda and Rahul Bhatt. Editor: Rakesh Kakria. Publiicty Designer: R. Rajpal. The cast and other credits of the film are being finalised. The film will be shot mostly in Lucknow, Kanpur and Allahabad locales of UP from February  2018... read more

Indywood Built In India Excellence Awards 2017 successfully Concluded at Hyderabad

Hyderabad, India: The prestigious Indywood Built In India Excellence Awards 2017 concluded successfully at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad on 4thDecember 2017. The awardwas organised to recognize and facilitate efforts made by organisations to boost the concept of ‘Make in India’ and make our country proud in the international front.The Esteemed Award Presenters for the eventwere Nanda Narrainen, Head – Film Industry, Board of Investment, Mauritius ; Mrs.SandhyaPuttyahJugnauth, Ministry of Arts and Culture, Mauritius and Mohammed Ibrahim Al Qahtani, Senior Advisor, Saudi Aramco. The award winners included Bharat Electronics Limited (Public Sector – Electronics); HMT (Public Sector – Precision engineering); KINFRA (Public Sector – Infrastructure Development); ITI LIMITED (Public sector – Telecommunications); JSW Energy Limited (Manufacturing – Power); Kirloskar Ferrous Industries Limited (Manufacturing – Minerals and Metals); VOLTAS Domestic Projects Group (Manufacturing –Build Environment); Essar Heavy Engineering Services            (Manufacturing – Heavy engineering); Titan Company Limited (Manufacturing – Consumer goods); BLUE STAR VRF V Plus (Manufacturing – Indigenous innovative product); Kwality Photonics Pvt. Ltd. (Manufacturing – LED Products); Tibrewala Electronics Limited(Manufacturing – Electronics); Rupa& Company Ltd Garments(Knitwear); Soch Apparels Pvt. Ltd. (Garments – Ethnic wear for women); K.P.R. Mill Ltd. (Textiles); Dfrnt Clothing Pvt Ltd (Garments – Club wear); Future Group (Organised Retail); NCC Limited (Infrastructure Developer); Golden Gate Properties (Residential property developer); Al Qabandi United Company (Employer of  Indian Diaspora); ULCCS           (Inclusive infrastructure development); Kancor Ingredients Ltd (Agro products – Natural  food Ingredients); AVT Naturals Products Ltd (Agro products – Beverages); Prasad Seeds Private Limited (Agro products  – Seeds) and RENTOMS (Real Estate Development) and MAK Group (Residential property developer) A panel discussion on ‘Encouraging Make In India in the Entertainment Industry’ was also conducted during the ceremony. The panel members were Rakesh Dash, Corporate Strategy & Planning-Voltas Ltd. (A TATA Enterprise) ;Sohan Roy, Chairman, Aries Group of Companies and Founder and Director Indywood Film CarnivalandPratapVallikadan, Business Head, Kancor Ingredients Limiteddiscussedthe opportunities and different ways entertainment industry can be a part of the ‘Make in India’ culture. The session was moderated by Satyajeet Kumar Singh, Regional Sales Manager, Tibrewala Electronics. Indywood Built In India Excellence Awards 2017 was organized as a part of Project Indywood, a US$10 Billion Project to be initiated by a consortium of 2000 Indian corporate and Multi-Millionaires. For PR enquiries contact: Vasu – 91... read more

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