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Google News Coverage for Festival


Variety | Full Coverage


BBC Asian Network:

Ashanti Omkar | Naman Ramachandran (writer Brahman Naman)

Raj & Pablo | Ajay Devgn & Leena Yadav

Raj & Pablo | Sharmila Tagore

Raj & Pablo | Director Munish Bhardwaj talks about his film Moh Maya Money

Noreen Khan | Director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Harpz Kaur | Ajay Devgn & Leena Yadav

Noreen Khan / Haroon Rashid | Ajay Devgn on Entertainment News - from 01:55:00

Bobby Friction | Tannishta Chatterjee ('Parched')

Nihal | Kalpana Ariyawansa (Dirty Yellow Darkness) - from 01:45:50

Asiana TV:

Festival Preview

Braham Naman Review

Ottal Review

Chronicles of a Virgin - Director Q Interview

Fearless Film-Making - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Jalal's Story Review

Evergreen Bollywood Queen - Sharmila Tagore

Highlights-London Indian Film Festival 2016

Sunrise Radio:

Anushka Arora | Opening Night of London Indian Film Festival


BBC London:

Sunny & Shay | Leena Yadav and Lehar Khan - from 01:21:50

Sunny & Shay | Munish Bhardwaj - from 01:46:50

Sunny & Shay | Cary Sawhney & Shekhar Kapur


2016 London Indian Film Festival: what you need to know


Full DESIblitz Google News Coverage - 13 Articles

LIFF 2016 Awards Winners

Writer Naman Ramachandran talks Brahman Naman

London Indian Film Festival 2016 Programme


Google News & IMDB Listed

LIFF Closing Night: Toba Tek Singh Movie Review

LIFF Closing Night Report: Q & A with Ketan Mehta about Toba Tek Singh

Zeal for Unity Films – LIFF Special Review

The Documentaries of Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy – LIFF Special Review

Jugni – LIFF Special Movie Review

Island City – LIFF Special Movie Review

Moh Maya Money – LIFF Special Movie Review

OTTAL – LIFF Special Movie Review

Cinemawala – LIFF Special Movie Review

Director Shefali Bhusan On The Magic and the Music of Jugni

Writer Naman Ramachandran: “Brahman Naman pushes boundaries..."

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s Song of Lahore Wins Best Film London Indian Film Festival

London Indian Film Festival Opening Night with Parched and Ajay and Nysa Devgn!

The London Indian Film Festival brings cinematic diversity to London and Birmingham

LIFF: Shekhar Kapur, Women Pioneers, and cool indie films to feature at BFI Southbank



Sharmila Tagore: Screen Icon

Pure Heaven / Sun Mark Ltd:

Asian Traider | Sun Mark Sponsors Indian Film Festival

Food & Drink International | Sun Mark Ltd support London Indian Film Festival with Icon Awards


Guardian Guide Magazine | Print issue 9-15th July | Film Booking Now:

Off Bollywood’s beaten track, a whole subcontinent of quality cinema begs to be seen, and this is one of the few chances for us Brits. Geographical, genre and LGBT diversity are all in the mix. Highlights include Parched (pictured), in which 4 Gujarati women turn their backs on tradition; I Am Not He… She follows a Karnataka boy’s transgender journey; while Venice-winner Island City shows you lonely modern Mumbai. Various venues, London & Birmingham.”


TimeOut Online | Lovely Things to do in London

BBC World:

Impact | Tannishtha Chatterjee Interview

Global | Shekhar Kapur Interview

London Live:

Ajay Devgn & Leena Yadav Interview

Zee TV:

Shefali Bhushan & Rinku Kalsy Interviews

The Times of India:

Ajay Devgn to walk the red carpet with daughter Nysa

Filmmaker Leena Yadav: Films can start a dialogue, can't change society

‘Enemy?’ at London Indian Film Fest

The trailer of '31st October' is hard-hitting

The Indian Express:

Ajay Devgn walks red carpet at LIFF with daughter Nysa

Sharmila Tagore, Shekhar Kapur get Icon Award in London

The Hindu:

Celebrating women’s sexuality in a man’s world

Kamal Haasan fractures leg, hospitalised

The Telegraph India:

7 Days - Eye on England - LIFF mention in 'Film Festival' section

7 Days - Eye on England - LIFF mention in 'Tittle Tattle' section


Buzzfeed | Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival by Numbers

BBC Shinhala:

BBC Sinhala | Dirty Yellow Darkness


BizAsia | Google News Listed

LIFF 2016 Movie Review: ‘A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness’

LIFF 2016 Movie Review: ‘Parched’

LIFF 2016 Movie Review: ‘Arshinagar’


Shekhar Kapur: A Life With Elizabeth LIFF 2016 at the BFI

'For The Love of a Man' Review LIFF 2016

'Song of Lahore' Review LIFF 2016

'An Evening With Sharmila Tagore' LIFF 2016 Q+A

'Cinemawala' Review LIFF 2016

7th Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival and BFI Reveal 2016 Programme


'Dirty Yellow Darkness (Premaya Nam)' Review

'Toba Tek Singh' Review

'Naanu Anavalla Avalu' Review

'Crime is Punishment (Kutrame Thandanai)' Review

Bollywood Journalist:

Brahman Naman – the new age Bollywood

Bending it like Sid Mallya

Why the London Indian Film Festival is Inspiring the Odds

"Since the demolition of Babri Mosque, I have been deeply concerned": Aparna Sen

The Ray of Indian Cinema

Asian Culture Vulture:

‘Brahman Naman’ – Director ‘Q’ on Laying it Out…

LIFF 2016: Brahman Naman; Kutrama Thandanai; Arshinagar; CRD; Toba Tek Singh

LIFF 2016: Parched; A Girl In The River; I Am Not He, She; Cinemawala; Ringan

LIFF 2016: Sharmila Tagore, Old Darling Declares Approval of New (Female) Talent

LIFF 2016: Elizabeth Director Shekhar Kapur "I was a big, macho Punjabi guy"

Shekhar Kapur: A Life in Pictures…

LIFF 2016: ‘Parched’ – Director of Film Says Original Idea Was More Raunchy…

LIFF 2016: Red Carpet for ‘Parched’ Goes Brummie…

LIFF 2016: Red Carpet Gallery

London Indian Film Festival 2016: What to Look Out For…

London Indian Film Festival 2016: Women Filmmakers and Gender Issues in Spotlight

Win A BFI Membership – Enter Our Competition!

Festival Specific Keyword Coverage

London Indian Film Festival

Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival


Tannishtha Chatterjee

Ajay Devgn & Nysa Devgn

Toba Tek Singh

Brahman Naman

Sharmila Tagore

Shekhar Kapur

Kamal Haasan

Song of Lahore

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

LGBTQ+ and ‘I’m Not He…She’:

GScene | True Trans story at heart of Indian Film Festival

MySoCalledGayLife | Transgender True Story at Heart of Indian Film Festival

LGBT Newswire | Transgender True Story at Heart of Indian Film Festival

Meetup - GayMates | I Am Not He... She + Q&A + Afterparty

Other National / International Web Coverage:

Business Standard | London Indian Film Festival to Showcase Issue-Based Movies

News Today | Kamal to Attend London Film Fest

Screen Anarchy | London Indian Film Festival Kicks Off 14 July With a Killer Lineup

FlickFilosopher | Parched Movie Review: Women Finding Water in a Desert of Men’s Making | London Indian Film Festival

Box Office India | London Indian Film Festival

Tamil Star | Festival Preview

Kalak Kal Cinema | Kamal to Attend London Film Fest

Telegraph India | Festival Preview

Chennai Online | Festival Preview

Nickel Cinema | Europe’s Largest Indian Film Festival Fearlessly Welcomes Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan

Live Chennai | Pioneering Indian Film Festival Brings Cinematic Diversity to London and Birmingham

British South Indians | Remastered NAYAKAN at the London Indian Film Festival

Anokhi Media | Parched: A Tale Of Ordinary Women Standing Up Against Misogyny and Repression

The Asian Today | London Indian Film Festival Returns to Birmingham

NewsGram | Exclusive Cinema Enables Anuritta to Find and Lose Herself at the Same Time

Goan Voice | Konkani Film 'Enemy' to be Screened Abroad at 2 Film Festivals

Asian Image | What to Watch at 7th Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival

NYOOOZ | ‘Enemy?’ at London Indian Film Fest

IndiaGlitz | An interactive session with Kamal Haasan

Thamarai | Kamal Haasan Screen Talk at the BFI London

Asian Lite News | Parched in London Summer

Asian Lite News | Bagri Fest to Screen ‘A Girl in the River’


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