Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Festival is an annual film festival which is held in Cannes, France. It previews new films of all genres, from all around the world. It was founded in 1946 and is held annually since then, usually in May at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.

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Cannes Film Festival is back on: Details here

30 Sep 2020

Cannes Film Festival is back on: Details here

A tweaked version of Cannes Film Festival is back on. The organizers have decided to hold a special three-day in-person event.

COVID-19: Cannes postponed again, organizers exploring other options

15 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Cannes postponed again, organizers exploring other options

Had the world been the same as last year, Cannes organizers would have currently been busy announcing the line-up of shows for its 2020 edition.

After coronavirus delays film festival, Cannes opens doors for homeless

26 Mar 2020

After coronavirus delays film festival, Cannes opens doors for homeless

The Palais des Festivals, the iconic venue of the Cannes International Film Festival, is turned into a different spectacle altogether.

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

20 Mar 2020

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

In a big blow to the entertainment industry (which is already suffering), the novel coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the postponement of the renowned Cannes International Film Festival.

From Oscars to your living room: 'Parasite' streams this month

18 Mar 2020

From Oscars to your living room: 'Parasite' streams this month

In case you (unfortunately) missed Oscar-winning Parasite's theatrical run, stop feeling sorry about yourself already.

No Cannes this year if coronavirus worsens

12 Mar 2020

No Cannes this year if coronavirus worsens

2020 might go down in history as one of the most disappointing years for cinema and sporting enthusiasts around the world, thanks to the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak.

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite' wins Best Picture, and a lot more!

10 Feb 2020

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite' wins Best Picture, and a lot more!

Parasite, the cinematic marvel of Bong Joon-ho, created history at Oscars 2020 by becoming the first-ever non-English movie to win the award for Best Picture in the 92-year span of the Academy Awards.

These eight animated films can be watched on a loop

13 Aug 2019

These eight animated films can be watched on a loop

Who doesn't love animated films?

Cave where PM Modi meditated had Wi-Fi, phone, toilet: Report

19 May 2019

Cave where PM Modi meditated had Wi-Fi, phone, toilet: Report

All of us have seen how devotees go to Kedarnath. Holding sticks in their hands they await their turns to pray at the holy shrine of Lord Shiva.

Cannes round-up: Kangana stuns, Deepika steals limelight, Priyanka's smashing debut

18 May 2019

Cannes round-up: Kangana stuns, Deepika steals limelight, Priyanka's smashing debut

Indian actresses have been making quite a splash on the red carpet of Cannes film festival.

Kangana, Deepika, Priyanka set Cannes red carpet on fire

17 May 2019

Kangana, Deepika, Priyanka set Cannes red carpet on fire

Actors Kangana Ranaut, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra set the red carpet of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival on fire with their appearances yesterday.

Indian beauties at Cannes: Aishwarya, Sonam, Deepika, Kangana

14 May 2019

Indian beauties at Cannes: Aishwarya, Sonam, Deepika, Kangana

Several Bollywood actresses are now in talks with their stylists, nutritionists and gym instructors, because they have a red carpet to grace soon.

Here's how Sonam Kapoor is preparing for this year's Cannes

14 May 2019

Here's how Sonam Kapoor is preparing for this year's Cannes

This year Cannes Film Festival will be held from May 14 to 25, and till now, we know that several Indian beauties will grace the red carpet.

#KasautiiZindagiiKay: Erica opens up on her cat-fight with Hina

22 Mar 2019

#KasautiiZindagiiKay: Erica opens up on her cat-fight with Hina

Ekta Kapoor's Kasautii Zindagii Kay has been in the headlines for several reasons these days.

'Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2': I am not quitting, clarifies Hina

05 Feb 2019

'Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2': I am not quitting, clarifies Hina

Television actress Hina Khan's fans were shocked after the reports of her exit from Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 surfaced.

Ariban Syam Sharma to return Padma Shri to protest Citizenship-Bill

03 Feb 2019

Ariban Syam Sharma to return Padma Shri to protest Citizenship-Bill

On Sunday, veteran Manipuri filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma announced that he would like to return his Padma Shri award to protest against the Central government's Citizenship Bill.

Noted classical musician Ustad Imrat Khan dies at 83

23 Nov 2018

Noted classical musician Ustad Imrat Khan dies at 83

Classical music stalwart, Ustad Imrat Khan, who dedicated his life to propagating the sitar and the surbahar worldwide, has died in the US after a brief illness, his son said today. He was 83.

Filmmaker Nandita Das to be honored with FIAPF Award

23 Nov 2018

Filmmaker Nandita Das to be honored with FIAPF Award

Filmmaker Nandita Das will be honored with the FIAPF (French: Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films) Award at the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in Brisbane, Australia.

#MeToo: Niharika calls Nawazuddin sexually repressed, makes shocking revelations

10 Nov 2018

#MeToo: Niharika calls Nawazuddin sexually repressed, makes shocking revelations

Bollywood, recently, witnessed its long overdue #MeToo movement, where women called out powerful men for sexually harassing them.

Aishwarya brings out the best in me, says Abhishek Bachchan

18 Sep 2018

Aishwarya brings out the best in me, says Abhishek Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai are one of the most adored couples of the industry.

Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas' cozy pictures spark dating rumors

30 May 2018

Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas' cozy pictures spark dating rumors

Priyanka Chopra, after fulfilling all her work commitments, was recently spotted holidaying with Hollywood pop sensation Nick Jonas.

Asia Argento condemns Weinstein in fiery Cannes speech, warns others

21 May 2018

Asia Argento condemns Weinstein in fiery Cannes speech, warns others

In a rousing #MeToo speech at the closing ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival 2018, Italian actress Asia Argento called out disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in an uncompromising manner.

'GOT' season 8: Emilia Clarke hints at unexpected ending

17 May 2018

'GOT' season 8: Emilia Clarke hints at unexpected ending

In what will increase the restlessness of 'Game Of Thrones' fans, actress Emilia Clarke has said that the highly-anticipated finale of the fantasy series will take everyone by surprise.

Not only Sonam, Anand too changed his name post wedding

17 May 2018

Not only Sonam, Anand too changed his name post wedding

Social media has a knack for creating unnecessary controversies. This time, the uproar is over Sonam Kapoor changing her name to Sonam Kapoor Ahuja post her wedding.

Sonam on why she decided to adopt Anand Ahuja's surname

16 May 2018

Sonam on why she decided to adopt Anand Ahuja's surname

Sonam Kapoor added Ahuja to her surname soon after tying the knot with her businessman beau Anand Ahuja.

Sonam-Anand wedding ceremony: Objections raised over brooch

16 May 2018

Sonam-Anand wedding ceremony: Objections raised over brooch

A week after the wedding of Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Anand Ahuja, the couple has found itself in the middle of an unnecessary controversy.

At Cannes 2018, a special tribute to Bollywood legend Sridevi

12 May 2018

At Cannes 2018, a special tribute to Bollywood legend Sridevi

In what will be a red-letter day for the Hindi film industry, Sridevi will be honored at the 71st Cannes Film Festival.

Let us take you through Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja's wedding reception

09 May 2018

Let us take you through Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja's wedding reception

Sonam Kapoor-Ahuja and Anand Ahuja's wedding reception, held with much fanfare, turned out to be a glittering B-town event.

Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja's honeymoon gets delayed. Here's why

06 May 2018

Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja's honeymoon gets delayed. Here's why

With only two days to go for Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding, the Internet is flooded with stories related to their big day.

Rajkummar Rao, Nargis Fakhri's '5 Weddings' to premiere at Cannes

02 Apr 2018

Rajkummar Rao, Nargis Fakhri's '5 Weddings' to premiere at Cannes

'5 Weddings', an Indo-American film featuring Rajkummar Rao and Nargis Fakhri, will have a world premiere at the 71st Cannes Film Festival.

Shabana Azmi dubs Oscars red carpet culture as 'huge pity'

13 Mar 2018

Shabana Azmi dubs Oscars red carpet culture as 'huge pity'

Shabana Azmi is visibly offended by the Oscars for endorsing unrealistic standards of beauty.

Priyanka Chopra releases the interactive trailer of 'Monsoon Shootout'

04 Dec 2017

Priyanka Chopra releases the interactive trailer of 'Monsoon Shootout'

Actress Priyanka Chopra has launched India's first interactive trailer of the film 'Monsoon Shootout' starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

5 Bollywood films to watch out for in December

01 Dec 2017

5 Bollywood films to watch out for in December

December, being the last month of the year, has a lot to offer to cinegoers. A few spectacular movies are lined up for this month.

Gangs of Wasseypur rated among top 50 crime movies

29 Jun 2017

Gangs of Wasseypur rated among top 50 crime movies

In a list compiled by The Playlist, Gangs of Wasseypur found itself among The 50 Best Crime Movies of the 21st Century So Far.

India at Cannes: Despite media attention, have we succeeded?

25 May 2017

India at Cannes: Despite media attention, have we succeeded?

The Cannes Film Festival entered its 70th anniversary this year. As usual, national media houses gushed over "mind-blowing" pictures of Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.

Indian cinema today: In numbers

15 Aug 2016

Indian cinema today: In numbers

43% of the net box office revenue was amassed by the Hindi film industry (Bollywood) as of 2014.