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Shyam Benegal


About Shyam Benegal

Shyam Benegal is a popular film director-screenwriter-producer. His movies are nominated at the spotlight in the Belfast Film Festival 2010.

Professional Biography

List of popular works

  • Zubeidaa
  • The Making of the Mahatma

Shyam Benegal in News

Javed Akhtar in favour of Bharat Ratna for Sachin
With Sachin Tendulkar now becoming eligible to receive the Bharat Ratna, renowned lyricist and Rajya Sabha lawmaker Javed Akhtar on Friday encouraged the government's move to amend the eligibility criteria for the country's highest civilian award, and said that the master blaster is worthy of the honour.

Vilasrao Deshmukh, prominent lawmakers call for UN Parliamentary Assembly
Nearly 40 sitting members of parliament from India, cutting across party lines, support an appeal addressed to the UN and the governments of its member states "to establish a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations."

IDPA signs agreement with Doordarshan to telecast award-winning documentaries
The Indian Documentary Producers Association (IDPA) has entered into an agreement with Doordarshan to telecast award-winning and acclaimed documentaries, short fiction and animation films at prime time.

Amul Launches New TV Campaign
Amul is synonymous with empowerment of the marginal and underprivileged by placing the tools of development in their hands. The Amul Pattern has established itself as a uniquely appropriate model for rural development and especially for the women farmers by linking the producer to the market by eliminating the exploitative middleman

Govt. to take steps to make FTII a centre of excellence: Ambika Soni
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Saturday said that a Bill would be introduced in Parliament enabling the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) becoming a centre for excellence.

The Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Enlighten Film Society Launches the World Cinema Card
The Taj Enlighten Film Society, a partnership between Brooke Bond Taj Mahal, India’s premium tea blend and Enlighten Film Society, today launched the World Cinema Card to offer film aficionados a cinema viewing experience that is truly larger than life. This was announced at a special event hosted by Pranav Ashar, President, Taj Enlighten Film Society and Mr

Washington's Kennedy Center showcasing India's top talent for 3-weeks
Prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington DC is hosting three-week long "Maximum India" festival ending March 20, showcasing India focused events involving dance, music, theater, literature, film, exhibitions, and cuisine, and can cost up to $100 each for a single event.

Ad filmmaker Alyque Padamsee joins Planman as chief consultant
Advertising and theatre personality Alyque Padamsee has joined Planman Marcom advisory board as a chief consultant.

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