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Balu Mahendra school to screen Hollywood movie

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As part of their weekly activity, Balu Mahendra Film Society will screen Raging Bull (1980), directed by Martin Scorsese at ICAT Design & Media College, Mylapore (3 pm). It is open to all.

The society screens world movies every Saturday. It would be followed by group discussion. Raging Bull is the biography of Jake La Motta a middle weight boxing champion with a violent and (overall a) pretty messed up life convincingly played by Robert De Niro who won the Best Actor Academy Award. 

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Thappu Thanda Is Inspired By Kamal's Mumbai Express

Thappu Thanda

Thappa Thanda is an upcoming Tamil crime comedy directed by debutant Srikantan. The film stars  Sathya, Shweta Gai, Mime Gopi, Ajay Ghosh and John Vijay in pivotal roles. It's slated for release on September 8. 

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Kamal And Mani Ratnam On The Need To Take The Digital Route

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Speaking at the launch of Film Preservation and Restoration workshop, Kamal Haasan stressed on the need for film archiving. 

Kamal Haasan, who inaugurated the Annual Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop India 2017, said, "Digital cinema was ushered in to preserve what we have and not lose everything. It was supposed to use technology and preserve something that’s historic. We need to champion film preservation and restoration, and it requires more trained professionals,". 

Speaking at the launch of Film Preservation and Restoration workshopKamal Haasan stressed on the need for film archiving. Director Mani RatnamBalu MahendraShivendra Singh Dungarpurthe founder of Film Heritage Foundation of IndiaAVM Studios

R.D. Rajasekhar to direct a film with this leading star of Kollywood

Vijay Sethupathi

Many technicians have turned directors in Kollwyood. Cinematographers wearing the director's hat has been a very frequent phenomenon in Kollywood. Many leading cinematographers such as Balu Mahendra, P,C,Sreeram, Jeeva,  Rajeev Menon, K.V.Anand and many prominent cinematographers have directed notable Tamil films. 

Now we learn that celebrated cinematographer RD Rajashekar is all set to wield the megaphone. Sources reveal that RDR is in talks with actor Vijay Sethupathi and producer Kalaipuli.S.Thanu for his debut directorial. 

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