A 6-hour documentary on Mahatma Gandhi gets acquired by National Film Archive of India

As Mahatma Gandhi’s 148th anniversary approaches next month, the National Film Archive of India has acquired the original negative footage comprising a six-hour documentary on the Father of the Nation, an official said here on Wednesday. The do.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: bollywoodlifeSep 13th, 2017

India gets first talkie version of Devdas from Bangladesh

Pune: National Film Archive of India (NFAI) on Monday acquired the first talkie version of the 1935 cult movie Devdas, which was till now available only in Bangladesh.A DVD copy of the P.C. Barua directed movie in Bengali was handed over to NFAI officials.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: deccanchronicleAug 18th, 2015

India gets first talkie version of 1935 "Devdas" from Bangladesh

The National Film Archive of India (NFAI) on Monday acquired the first talkie version of the 1935 cult movie "Devdas", which was till now available only in Bangladesh......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaAug 17th, 2015

India gets 1st talkie version of 1935 "Devdas" from Bangladesh

National Film Archive of India (NFAI) today acquired the first talkie version of the 1935 cult movie "Devdas", which was till now available only in Bangladesh.A DVD copy of the P C Barua directed movie in Bengali was handed over to NFAI officials by a vis.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: deccanheraldAug 17th, 2015

National Film Archives of India acquires rare 1935 Devdas film

The National Film Archives of India NFAI has acquired a copy of the first talkie Devdas movie of 1935 from the Bangladesh Film Archive The Bengali movie directed by Prathmesh C Barua was not available in India till now and the NFAIs efforts have resulted .....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: hindustantimesAug 17th, 2015

Haider Movie Review - "Picturesque, Poetic & Philosophical Drama"

Expectations:While watching the recently released documentary on the National Film Archive Of India founder P. K. Nair (Celluloid Man), they mentioned the list of lost important films Mr. Nair had identified. One of them was 'Khoon Ka Khoon', which was re.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: moviezaddaOct 2nd, 2014

Shabana Azmi tweets to Smriti Irani to look into the missing prints from National Film Archive of India

Acclaimed actress Shabana Azmi on Thursday drew Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani’s attention to reports that over 9,000 film prints are missing from the National Film Archive of India (NFAI), Pune. “Smriti Irani, kindly.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: bollywoodlifeSep 14th, 2017

OH NO! Did National Film Archive of India lose over 9,200 prints including Satyajit Ray movies and Mother India?

As per a report in a national daily, the National Film Archive of India, or NFAI in short, had more than 9200 prints missing from the archives, many of them being cinematic gems. Expect the government-run offices to goof up on a daily basis, but.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: bollywoodlifeSep 14th, 2017

Gurinder Chadha on making Partition – 1947: It is totally on Gandhiji’s philosophy

It is scheduled to release in India on August 18. Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha, who has told of the events that led to India’s Partition, through her forthcoming film “Partition: 1947”, says she is confident that Mahatma Gandhi wou.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: bollywoodlifeJul 2nd, 2017

Aamir Khan’s Dangal, Shah Rukh Khan’s Chak De India, Salman Khan’s Love – 5 movies where the National Anthem was part of the narrative

Audience need not stand when National Anthem is played as a storyline in a film, newsreel or documentary, says Supreme Court With regards the ongoing issue about National anthem being played in theatres, the Supreme Court delivered a landmark jud.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: bollywoodlifeMay 14th, 2017

Pune: Amol Palekar gifts his directorial projects to National Film Archive of India

Pune: Amol Palekar gifts his directorial projects to National Film Archive of India.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: screenindiaFeb 15th, 2017

National Film Archive of India to celebrate ‘World Day for Audiovisual Heritage’

National Film Archive of India to celebrate ‘World Day for Audiovisual Heritage’.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: screenindiaOct 26th, 2016

NFAI Pitches For Amending Cinematograph Act

The National Film Archive of India (NFAI) wants amendments in the present Cinematograph Act with a view to preserve and restore the regional cinema......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: ibnliveJul 23rd, 2016

Subhash Ghai submits his directorial films to National Film Archive of India - News

The legendary film maker Subhash Ghai has taken numerous initiatives to keep the Indian film and literature culture...........»»

Category: bollywoodSource: glamshamMay 31st, 2016

Remembering the bard: Four-day NFAI fest begins in Pune, to screen films adapted from Shakespearean plays

The festival is being organised by National Film Archive of India (NFAI) in collaboration with English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS) on the occasion of the 400th death anniversary of the Bard......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: screenindiaApr 21st, 2016

Studying cinema: NFAI film studies research fellowships gradually gains momentum

In February 2014, the Estimates Committee of India had presented a report in the Lok Sabha which pointed out infrastructural and functional requirements of the National Film Archive of India (NFAI)......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: screenindiaMar 13th, 2016

"Celluloid Man" P K Nair, the legendary archivist, no more

P K Nair, the founder and director of Pune-based National Film Archive of India whose passion and dedication for preserving movies led to the setting up of the NFAI, passed away today after a brief illness.Nair, 83, breathed his last in a city hospital wh.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: deccanheraldMar 4th, 2016

PK Nair, noted film archivist, passes away

PK Nair was the Founder director of Pune-based National Film Archive of India......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaMar 4th, 2016

India's 'celluloid man' P.K. Nair dead

India's pioneering film archivist and film scholar P.K. Nair, who won the epithet 'celluloid man' for his impeccable body of work as the founder and former director of the National Film Archive of India (NFAI), breathed his last on Friday morning. He was .....»»

Category: tvSource: tellychakkarMar 4th, 2016

Naseeruddin Shah, Big B Pledge Support For Film Preservation & Restoration Workshop India 2016

The inaugural event, which was held in the National Film Archive of India in Pune saw support from film industry stalwarts.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: loimoiFeb 26th, 2016

Naseeruddin Shah opens film preservation, restoration workshop

Eminent theatre and movie personality Naseeruddin Shah today inaugurated the second edition of film preservation & restoration workshop here at the National Film Archive of India.The Film Heritage Foundation, set up by Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, in associ.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: deccanheraldFeb 26th, 2016