Acting in – 40C – An experience of a lifetime is what can be said, one when you are shooting for Joe Wrights Anna Karenina in a village in Russia & two when you are the only Indian to have ever shot in temperatures of -40 degrees. The braveheart is none other than Tannishtha Chatterjee who is shooting for the film in a town called Petrozadodsk which is 500km north of St Petersberg, which is actually an island in a lake called the Kizhi island. The lake, one of the biggest in the world is completely frozen at this time of the year and the temperatures range between -30C and -50C. (more…)
17 April 2014
Amy Jackson, Prateik Babbar, Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Shazahn Padamsee, Sachin Khedekar, Surveen Chawla, Madhushree, Sudhir Mishra, Nishikant Kamat, Simran Kaur Mundi, Rajat Barmecha, Rohan Sippy, Kainaz Motivala, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Vidyut Jamwal at Ekk Deewana Tha premiere at Cinemax on 16th Feb 2012. (more…)
Asia Pacific Screen Awards, known as the Oscars of the East saw Tannishtha Chatterjee co-hosting this years’ Asia Pacific Academy awards held on the 26th of this month in the beautiful Gold coast of Australia. Tannishtha was in the International jury last year headed by Lord david Puttnam( producer of chariots on fire). This year she has been rubbing shoulders with international film makers and stars from Asia pacific for the last few days in Gold Coast. (more…)
Raghu Ram, Harsh Mayar, Ayushman Khurana, Husaan Saad, Beatrice Ordeix, Darshan Jariwala, Amit Behl, Riya Sen, Vinay Pathak, Meena Mir, Shama Sikander, Rituparna Sengupta, Ila Arun, Vaishali Desai, Shirish Kunder, Gulshan Grover, Javed Jaffery, Nikhil Dwivedi, Darsheel Safary, Ayushman Khurana, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Raju Shrivastav, Aamna Shariff at I Am Kalam film premiere in Mumbai on 3rd Aug 2011. (more…)
Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who won rave reviews for her performance as the repressed Bangladeshi housewife in “Brick Lane”, which was based on Monica Ali’s novel of the same name was even nominated for the British Independent Film Awards in the best actress category & was the 1st Indian to have been. “It’s very difficult to create a niche for yourself internationally. There is so much competition from around the world. However, it’s not impossible since India is being recognised now. We are respected abroad,” said Tannishtha. (more…)
Amit Mistry, Krishna Dk, Nikhil Dwivedi, Preeti Desai, Raj Nidimoru, Tusshar Kapoor, Sundeep Kishan, Kiran Juneja, Ramesh Sippy, Nikhil Dwivedi, Satish Kaushik, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Bobby Darling, Anita Hassanandani, Rajat Kapoor, Jeetendra at Premiere of Shor in the City in Cinemax, Mumbai on 27th April 2011. (more…)
After her mother commits suicide (for reasons unknown), 17-year-old Nazneen (Chatterjee) is forced into an arranged marriage with Chanu (Kaushik), an older man working as a civil servant in London. Nazneen clings to memories of her idyllic village in Bangladesh as she raises two teenage daughters in a cramped apartment in a cheerless cinderblock complex, while Chanu dreams of furthering his career in his adopted country until he’s passed over for promotion. (more…)
Rahul Bose, Raima Sen, Konkana Sen Sharma, Aparna Sen, Sandhya Mridul, Maria Goretti, Ramesh Sippy, Kiran Juneja, Moushmi Chatterjee, Megha Chatterjee, Saurabh Shukla, Piyush Jha, Shabana Azmi, Divya Palat, Ken Ghosh, Tannishtha Chatterjee at The Japanese Wife film premiere in Cinemax on 7th April 2010. (more…)
Lucy Liu is coming to Mumbai next month. Charlie’s Angels and Kill Bill star Lucy Liu is turning director along with two other American superstar-actresses Meryl Streep and Angelina Jolie in a four-segment all-women feature film, yet to be untitled.The fourth director is yet to be finalized. But the first three superstar-directors are all set to go behind the camera, the first one being Lucy Liu. (more…)
The Indian Films- Studio 18 presented Road, Movie had a grand premiere at Toronto’s historic and cavernous Winter Garden Theatre on September 18. The Dev Benegal-directed drama, the only Indian feature to be invited as a special presentation at the recently concluded Toronto International Film Festival, was incredibly received by the media and audience alike, culminating in a standing ovation from a diverse audience. (more…)
What prompted you to make Road, Movie?
One of the things I really love about India is traveling. It’s so different, beautiful, stunning and raw. From early childhood, we would go on these long drives and go to different parts of the country and when I started working in movies, I would travel with the film unit to some remote part of the country. Road, Movie just came out of those memories of my childhood, and memories of my travels in India…of wanting to escape and get out into the open and experiencing the incredible raw power and beauty that India offers. It’s really about my journey. (more…)
Vishnu (Abhay Deol), a restless young man, itches to escape his father’s faltering hair oil business.
An old truck beckons, which Vishnu sees as his ticket to freedom. He offers to drive the antique Chevy across the desert to the sea, where it has been sold to a local museum. As he sets off across the harsh terrain of desert India, he discovers he’s not merely transporting a battered vehicle but an old touring cinema. (more…)