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    The Chameleon Short Film
    What if you lived many lives in one life, but end up to find out all that you saw, felt and experienced was unreal or MAYBE NOT...!! A Story of a bipolar man who goes through various shades of motions. While in a relationship with this beautiful loving girlfriend, and working in a MNC with a nice group of friends, life seems to be perfect for him. Until suddenly, one day, he feels differently. In a split of a second he decides to change his life, and what awaits is an unexpected climax.
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    Amrita & I
     Based on Amrita Pritam's relationship with Imroz, a painter and the man who loved her.
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    IFTDA Masterclass Gulzar Part 3 (Trailer)
    Masterclass with the eminent poet, lyricist and film director Gulzar! Padma Bhushan, Dadasaheb Phalke, Academy and Grammy awardee Gulzar Sahab shares episodes of his life to the eager audience. Moderated by Sudhir Mishra the session is alive with memories, his journey in Bollywood, audience interaction and much more.
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    Gentleman
    Every day, millions of hands sabotage our environment. The trash can wasn't near enough…… It’s not my responsibility to clean up…… Everybody else is throwing trash…..what difference would I alone make? Excuses are extreme but efforts are close to none! Do you have to be senseless to sense the danger piling on us?? Watch this inspiring short film on littering.
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    zeher
    A daughter wants to get rid of her mother in law and her father gives her a slow poison. Does she manage to get rid of her mother in law?
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    IFTDA Masterclass Subhash Ghai Part 4
    The exciting finish to the Masterclass by the Showman Subhash Ghai! A learned experience for the students to have met the charismatic actor, screenwriter, producer, director who is also an alumni of the prestigious Films and Televison Institute of India. Moderated by Satish Kaushik, the session finale is on a refreshing note, giving the required boost of learning to the eager audience.
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    IFTDA Masterclass Subhash Ghai Part 3
    Masterclass with the Showman Subhash Ghai! A prized opportunity in which eager students met the charismatic actor, screenwriter, producer, director who is an alumni of Films and Televison Institute of India. Moderated by Satish Kaushik, the session is alive with heartfelt experiences, gossips, valuable knowledge on film making, and interaction with the students.
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    IFTDA Masterclass Subhash Ghai Part 2
    Masterclass with the Showman Subhash Ghai! A prized opportunity in which eager students met the charismatic actor, screenwriter, producer, director who is an alumni of Films and Televison Institute of India. Moderated by Satish Kaushik, the session is alive with heartfelt experiences, gossips, valuable knowledge on film making, and interaction with the students.
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    IFTDA Masterclass Subhash Ghai Part 1
    Masterclass with the Showman Subhash Ghai! A prized opportunity in which eager students met the charismatic actor, screenwriter, producer, director who is an alumni of Films and Televison Institute of India. Moderated by Satish Kaushik, the session is alive with heartfelt experiences, gossips, valuable knowledge on film making, and interaction with the students.
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    Kriti
    Sapan has fallen in love... again! And this time, it's beautiful girl called "Kriti". But is his love real? Probably Dr Kalpana, a psychiatrist, can help him figure that out, Can she?     
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    Rangula Ratnam
    It’s a story of two brothers. Brothers who stood on the opposite banks of their lives.   One of them became a lawyer and embarked into a life of wealth, marrying a rich man’s daughter. However, blinded by his achievements, he abandoned his family.   The other brother sacrificed for his sibling, achieving nothing materialistic yet he was satisfied staying and looking after his family.   This film shows the essence of family values where two opposing brothers are later pitched into a political competition. Who would reign supreme?   A captivating climax to a beautiful family drama.
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    Malli-Pelli
    Traditions have crucified many on the name of customs, yet rebels had risen to voice the resonance of truth. A young girl is flung into the blazes of widowhood at the tender age of six. Blossoming age brings melody of youth and longing to a beautiful widow caged into despair. A reformist sets her free from the clutches of ancient beliefs by marrying her. And thus unfolds a fiery tale of a defying melodrama.
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    The Truth
     A name that shrieks terror yet in even the driest of deserts one finds an oasis. A man who was an integral component of an extremist group finds himself on the quest of the truth. Burdened underneath the cries of his young ones, misfortune led him on this journey. But would circumstances disarray him before finding that oasis? Would he experience a breath of fresh air in the otherwise suffocating existence?
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    Raja Makutam
      Directed by B. Narasimha Reddy, the most creative director of Telugu Cinema, the plot is an adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet with significant changes. The plot lines of the Shakespearean play that portrays the queen marrying the king's murderer and the tragic ending were removed. Instead, in the film, after the king's murder by his prime minister, the queen and the prince form a team. Prince feigns madness as in the play but the conclusion was changed to a happy ending. The film is melodramatic and beautifully captured showing creativity through dance and dialogue. A very interesting movie to watch
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    Ashgari Bai
    This film is a charming portrait of Ashgari Bai, one of the oldest exponents alive, of the dying art of Dhrupad, the most orthodox form of Hindustani Classical music. She is also probably the only woman to have espoused this austere and invocative form of music. And she has been conferred national awards including the Padmshree. Ironically however, she remains a curiously anonymous and lonely figure today, battling against insurmountable odds in a small town of Madhya Pradesh in India.  Showcasing her wit, her forthrightness, her charm and her indomitability, this documentary is the story of a precious gem of India who insists on living life of her own terms. An engrossing 45-minute documentary on the life and times of this extraordinary lady. --- Afternoon on Sunday Adoring camera … superb editing … the finished product, like its subject, is perfect.   --- Outlook The documentary is also, perhaps, the story of any number of musicians in India who have slipped into poverty, loneliness and ablivion. --- Times of India Fortunately, her story was captured on film before it was too late … a charming film. --- Mid-Day
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    Ragpickers
    The film, RAGPICKERS, scavengers of a different graveyard, attempts to explore this tenuous world of theirs and create a sensitive portrayal of a group of people who rarely move away from the fringe. And yet, how they live a brave life, seldom compromising on their inherent dignity! What is their world like? What draws them to an unromantic workplace like the various dumping centers, big and small and garbage bins around the city? What is the gap between their dreams and their reality? What do they feel about the world which offers them only rubbish? How do they grapple with their problems that range from bringing home money for the next meal to running an errant household to pitching small dreams for their children? Watch to find out.
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    Uncaging The Body
    Best Short Film award at the Apsara Film Producers Guild awards 2003-04 for distinctive achievement in Cinema and Television. Attempting to explore some of the most poignant and ironic experiences that people struck with Parkinson's go through, Uncaging the Body tries to put into perspective the communicative crossroads at which the body and mind find themselves trapped in. The film showcases these brave hearts who continue to live their lives with courage and dignity, in spite of the limitations of their predicament --- how they chart out the bewildering and daunting landscape of Parkinson's year after year, embracing life in all its hues --- undeterred, undefeated.
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    Occam’s Razor, Ishrat Jehan’s easy death
    On June 15, 2004 a 19-year old college going girl from suburban Mubra (60 km from Mumbai) was shot dead by the Gujarat police. The charge leveled      at her (till date, without substantiating it, by enough convincing proofs), was that she was part of a terrorist group who was out on a mission to assassinate the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Based on the principle of Occam’s Razor (“If you have two theories which both explain the observed facts, then you should use the simplest until more evidence comes along”), the film examines the possible versions and raises questions about the manner in which “Encounter killings” are carried out in this country.
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    The Great Indian School Show
    At the outset, it is a school like any other school. Except that a closer look could startle you. The school ma     nagement has installed Closed Circuit Television cameras in the school. 185 cameras, covering every square inch of the school premises. School children grow up under the watchful gaze of these cameras. Is this a sign of our times? The concept of Discipline could easily by misrepresented, misinterpreted. Schoolboy mischief could be subverted into major misdemeanor. Memories of school life would probably be interspersed with TV monitors, watchful cameras in classrooms and crackling sound-boxes.What about the teachers? How do they deal with this situation? And yet, we haven't even scratched the surface of the plethora of possible hidden agendas behind creating this strange circumstance. Nothing takes time getting used to. Not even 185 cameras perpetually trained on you. And the number of cameras is increasing even as we contemplate on what this phonomenon augurs. Talk of Orwellian irony. BIOGRAPHY OF THE FILMMAKER Avinash Deshpande is a free-lance filmmaker and scriptwriter. He studied Film Direction at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, where he has been a faculty member in both the Film and the Television wings. As Visiting Faculty, he has taught in all leading Film- related institutes. Recently, he has started a private Film training school called FRAMEWORK ACADEMY OF CINEMA AND TELEVISION in Pune, India. FILMOGRAPHY OF THE FILMMAKER   “DARK TIMES”, a 30 minute documentary about the plight of the cotton farmers of Central India, who are committing suicide by the hundreds out of frustration and hopelessness. “The Great Indian School Show” Several programs and shorts for television including a series of 32 three minute films on traditional medicine.     Director
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    A Burden Of Love
    This evocative and warm documentary explores the status of Alzheimer's Disease in the Indian context. Featuring many of those who suffer it, their family members and care givers and people from the medical fraternity, the film portrays aspects of this cruel illness with sensitivity and empathy. In the process, A Burden of Love also attempts to dispel myths and misconceptions and highlights our social needs to manage this illness better. The documentary is the first of its kind to explore the status of Alzheimers disease in India. --- Bombay Times A significant film towards creating awareness about this tragic illnessa comprehensive film. --- Sunday Review, Times of India The film is shot interestinglySingh has taken enough care to handle his subjects sensitively. --- Mid-Day Informative, engaging and often, touching. --- AD International World Congress.
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    Rani Hindustani
    Rani Hindustani is the story of a woman who has rebelled against many social traditions in the process of discovering her own identity and today, lives life on her own terms. Unable to come to terms with male insensitivity experienced with her father and later, her husband, she disowned both the surnames that suffixed her name, Hemlata. Instead, she chose a name Poonam (after Poona, her hometown) Maharashtra (her state, which, she feels, is like a father to her) Hindustani (after India, the country she’s from). She chose to have a child out of wedlock when the option of adopting one was denied to her. And has dared to take on a profession that is almost entirely male-dominated --- truck driving. Today she lives with an adopted mother, brother and a friend, under the family name, Hindustani.
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    The Silent Epidemic
    A documentation of the intricacies of depression and the people who work to bring about an awareness through counseling, treatment, and therapy. The film was taken up by students of XIC, Mumbai as part of their course curriculum and is meant to instill values of social consciousness and awareness into the public and all who watch it.
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    Kite The Messenger
    If the world is one, then why the borders are created? If the colour of the Blood is Red then why the Hearts are different? If there is one Religion of Humanity then why this Hatred? These are the questions of the son of a tea vendor, 11-years-old Hussain who lives near the border of Pakistan. In a country like Pakistan, where terrorism is thriving, Hussain successfully tried to diffuse the terror attack, plotted by militants, by sending a message to Hindustan, through a kite. Through the message Hussain created an example of humanity, which is far above the differences.
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    PUNISH ME DIE
    The world punishes the human being for his sins. However some of the sins, committed by human beings are not known to world but known only to the sinner. Punish Me Die- is the story of a brave soldier. But he also succumbs to the greed of earning more money.
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    LOC...a play ground
    The film aims to remove the enmity between both the countries by playing a cricket match. Whenever both teams play against each other, people from both countries watch it so passionately; even the soldiers who protect the borders forget about it and start enjoying it
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    Aabida
      A political yet intimate drama about a Muslim woman dealing with life on different levels after she loses her husband, a police inspector in the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai. The events unfurl themselves in a day and Aabida finds her present life free of the influence of her chauvinist husband while she recalls her past through a press interview with journalists. But will society ever allow her this sense of freedom?
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    Through Our Eyes (Part-1)
    Through Our Eyes is the story of a group of IIT Kanpur 1990 batch mates looking back at their journey of 25 years after their graduation … the choices they made over their life’s direction, trajectory and veloc     ity. Taking up individual stories and tapping into universal themes — at once light and reflective, irreverent and profound — the film becomes a fun-filled, thoughtful and inspirational kaleidoscope of triumphs, trials, achievements, regrets, longings and hopes.
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    Through Our Eyes (Part-2)
    Through Our Eyes is the story of a group of IIT Kanpur 1990 batch mates looking back at their journey of 25 years after their graduation … the choices they made over their life’s direction, trajectory and veloc     ity. Taking up individual stories and tapping into universal themes — at once light and reflective, irreverent and profound — the film becomes a fun-filled, thoughtful and inspirational kaleidoscope of triumphs, trials, achievements, regrets, longings and hopes.
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    Thaai Sollai Thattadhe
     Thai Sollai Thattathe highlights the values of a mothers teaching and what wrong can happen if a child goes against his mother.   Raju is an honest police inspector working hard to bring down a group of thieves. While on his mission he crosses paths with Vijaya and they both fall in love.   But things take an unfortunate turn when Raju realizes the criminal he is hunting is none than his brother Mohan .   What happens next forms the crux of the story.
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    You who never arrived
    A young man who dreams of becoming a writer, an older man who is somewhat a modern day nomad and a woman, a lost soul who has returned to a peculiar state of innocence, meet and part. Feelings of longing and loss pervade this movement.