World’s Best Classic Movies Festival by Navrasa Duende

Navrasa Duende, decoded means Navrasa, the nine rasas of art and Duende the quality of passion and inspiration.

Holds true for their Founder Dinesh B.Singh who is a veteran in the business arena and a true patron of art in ant form. His undying love for arts led him to the concept of Navrasa Duende and his never ending urge not only to follow art but also to bring it for the Global audience to partake and experience the various forms of art from across the Globe. It is his endeavor to promote commercial and niche arts from around the world. Navrasa Duende being the first step in this direction.

Recently Navrasa Duende organised a classic movies festival where in classics by two famous directors of that time were shown. The chosen directors were Alfred Hitchcock and Frank Capra.

It was a two day festival and each day, one movie of each directors was shown. I chose the first day of the festival and also the first film, The Man Who Knew Too Much by Alfred Hitchcock. It truly was a trip down the memory lane. Such a pleasant experience witnessing old time classics. The beauty about the movie was its surprising repeat value much appreciated by the audiences present.

A really commendable effort by Navrasa Duende, who have lots more to offer in the near future.  One of the most promising upcoming venture by Navrasa Duende is the Global Carnival, an amalgamation of Dance, Theatre, Visual Arts, Music, Fashion and much more. I am really looking forward to this one. Stat tuned on their Facebook page to get regular updates of events organised by them.

All the best wishes to team Navrasa Duende may they succeed in this most wonderful endeavor and bring the best of Global talent for the art lovers.

Tamannah Bhatia looking ravishing at MAMI festival

When it comes to film stars, what they wear, how they carry themselves is always a topic for discussion. Whether they receive rave reviews or get flak for their costumes, they surely know how to turn heads.


The gorgeous Tamannah Bhatia recently visited the prestigious MAMI festival in Mumbai with her Baahubali 2 team. The makers released the first look of the sequel of the film which is slated to hit the box office in April 2017. The diva Tamannah Bhatia looked ravishing in Basil Soda white and black dress and INTOTO shoes. She was styled by Sanjana Batra, Hair by Madhuri Nakhale, Make up by Aparnah Mitter. This actress is just doing all right when it comes to being the fashionsta! Dont you think?

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Kunal Kapoor starrer Veeram to open the first BRICS Film Festival

Veeram is all set to roll out the first ever BRICS Film Festival, actor Kunal Kapoor and director Jayaraj Nair are excited to present their film Veeram as the opening night film. The festival will be held at Siri Fort, New Delhi from September 2nd to 6th 2016.
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A spectacular, larger than life magnum opus period drama set in the 13th century Kerala, Veeram resuscitates the real life character made famous through folklore literature and songs. Sharing broad similarities with the rise and fall of Macbeth, the film spans the journey of Chandu (Kunal), a Kalaripayattu warrior who meets a tragic end as an outcome of betrayal.



Leading man Kunal Kapoor shares his director’s fervour, “I’m very excited that we are premiering at the first BRICS Film Festival. We’ve put a lot of effort into making this film and I’m really looking forward to seeing how the audience reacts to it.”
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Talking about his film opening the festival, six times National Award winning director Jayaraj says, “I am happy and proud in presenting the first screening of my latest movie Veeram, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth especially in this quadricentennial of the great writer. The BRICS honour makes VEERAM proud of Shakespeare, Kalari, Kunal and the team members”

Producers Chandramohan Pillai and Pardeep Rajan from Chandrakal Arts says, “Veeram reflects our heritage story which is similar to Macbeth , even today it is very much popular in Kerala by means of folklore or contained in a ballad.
Veeram will be releasing pan India later this year and has been shot in three different languages – Hindi, English and Malayalam with plans to further dub it in Tamil and Telugu.

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