Media Coverage 2018

LIFF 2018 PR Coverage

Hindustan Times

LA, Melbourne, London and more: Film festivals take India to the world

Variety

‘Eaten by Lions’ Wins at London Indian Film Festival, ‘Slumdog’ Star Irrfan Khan Honored (EXCLUSIVE)

‘Love, Sonia’ to Open Bagri London Indian Film Festival

BBC World News TV

Director Tabrez Noorani and Producer David Womark on Love Sonia

Instagram

Manoj Bajpayee on Gali Guliyan – In the shadows

Instagram

Reuters

https://uk.reuters.com/article/india-film-lgbt/bollywood-needs-more-lgbt-stories-says-indian-movie-star-idUKL8N1TO1XT

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-trafficking-film-interview/no-one-wanted-to-make-this-film-indias-pinto-stars-in-sex-slaves-tale-idUSKCN1IO00A

Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/jun/21/the-explosive-film-lifting-the-lid-on-sex-trafficking-between-india-and-la

In Print (Instagram Slideshow of newspaper)

Metro

https://www.metro.news/sixty-seconds-with-freida-pinto/1105420/

In Print (Instagram Slideshow of newspaper)

Time Out London

https://www.timeout.com/london/film/freida-pinto-i-would-absolutely-do-a-bond-film-with-danny-boyle

In Print (Instagram Slideshow of Freida Pinto interview)

In Print ((Instagram Slideshow – 10 best festivals in London)

Huffington Post

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bollywood-lgbtq-characters_us_5b30f1f3e4b00295f15f1007

BBC Radio London

Jayisha Patel with Nikki Bedi on BBC London – female eye, Bagri Foundation, Sridevi, Sangeeta Dutta, Village Rockstars all mentioned! 10th June

BBC London – Robert Elms with Cary – 12th June

BBC London – Dipesh Jain with Simon Lederman – 21st June

BBC London Nikki with Gordon 24th June – Venus

BBC London S&S with Tabrez, Richa, Mrunal – 24th June

BBC London – Darshan Jariwala with Sunny & Shay about Eaten By Lions winning the audience award at LIFF – 1st July

BBC Asian Network

BBC Asian Network – Sangeeta Dutta with Nadia Ali

BBC Asian Network Haroon with Richa

BBC Asian Network Haroon with Manoj

BBC World News – Bangla

Farooki & Tisha – Facebook Live to 12 M followers and Tisha did a live two way to Dhaka, Bangladesh

LBC Radio,

Shared coverage with Classic FM – Cary interview on opening night ran on their bulletins on 21st June

LIFF Director Cary Rajinder Sawhney and Love Sonia director Tabrez Noorani on London Live TV, aired on Sky: Channel 117 Freeview: Channel 8 Virgin Media: Channel 159 Owned by London Evening Standard.

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Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5869273/London-Indian-Film-Festival-2018-need-know.html

Newsweek

http://www.newsweek.com/freida-pinto-metoo-needs-men-and-women-fight-together-937229

BollySpice (Media Partner)

https://bollyspice.com/category/liff/

Eastern Eye (Media Partner)

https://www.easterneye.biz/london-indian-film-festival-ten-highlights-to-check-out/

DesiBlitz (Media Partner)

https://www.desiblitz.com/search?search=London%20Indian%20Film%20Festival&filter=

Global and Specialist Press

http://www.qxmagazine.com/2018/06/qx-meetscary-sawhny/
https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/love-sonia-to-open-london-indian-film-festival/1334449
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/irrfan-khan-wins-icon-award-at-london-indian-film-festival/articleshow/64807099.cms
https://www.thequint.com/entertainment/bollywood/irrfan-khan-richa-chadha-london-indian-film-festival-winners
https://www.mid-day.com/articles/irrfan-khan-wins-icon-award-at-london-indian-film-festival/19568166
https://www.firstpost.com/entertainment/irrfan-khan-manoj-bajpayee-honoured-at-london-indian-film-festival-eaten-by-lions-wins-best-film-4639431.html
https://deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/bollywood/010718/irrfan-khan-london-indian-film-festival-award.html
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/love-sonia-gets-applauded-at-the-london-indian-film-festival/articleshow/64697218.cms
https://www.iambirmingham.co.uk/2018/06/23/50-photos-birmingham-indian-film-festival-launch/
https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/love-sonia-to-open-the-bagri-foundation-london-indian-film-festival-118060800651_1.html
https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/irrfan-khan-honoured-at-london-indian-film-festival-118063000585_1.html
https://www.expressandstar.com/entertainment/wolverhampton-entertainment/2018/06/06/wolverhampton-born-actor-antonio-aakeel-talks-eaten-by-lions-ahead-of-premiere-at-birmingham-indian-film-festival/
https://www.abplive.in/videos/mrunal-thakur-wins-award-for-best-debut-at-the-london-indian-film-festival-715412
https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/06/25/bollywood-lgbt-representation-manoj-bajpayee/
https://www.telegraphindia.com/opinion/diary-241181
https://www.news18.com/news/movies/irrfan-khan-honoured-at-london-indian-film-festival-1796961.html
https://www.thequint.com/entertainment/bollywood/irrfan-khan-richa-chadha-london-indian-film-festival-winners
https://scroll.in/reel/884702/irrfan-manoj-bajpayee-richa-chadha-honoured-by-london-indian-film-festival
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/richa-chadha-wins-outstanding-achievement-award-at-the-london-indian-film-festival/articleshow/64718307.cms
http://www.asianage.com/opinion/oped/250618/an-indian-summer-in-the-uk.html
http://screenanarchy.com/2018/05/london-indian-film-festival-announces-awesome-2018-line-up-gallery.html
https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/showbiz-news/former-coronation-street-star-hayley-14852483
https://www.jansatta.com/entertainment/irfan-khan-got-a-special-iconic-award-at-london-indian-film-festival/699607/
http://www.samacharjagat.com/news/entertainment/irrfan-khan-wins-icon-award-at-the-london-indian-film-festival-204485
https://hindi.oneindia.com/news/india/irrfan-khan-wins-icon-award-at-london-indian-film-festival-463069.html
http://www.asff.co.uk/london-indian-film-festival-new-perspectives/
http://shadesofnoir.org.uk/event/london-indian-film-festival/
https://www.newasianpost.com/london-indian-film-festival-2018-tours-birmingham-and-manchester/
http://www.thenationalstudent.com/Film/2018-06-13/the_london_indian_film_festival_2018_promises_a_diverse_and_boundary_breaking_line_up.html
https://www.list.co.uk/event/1011239-london-indian-film-festival/
https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/birmingham-indian-film-festival-back-14606288
http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/life-style/highlights-from-the-london-indian-film-festival/609601.html
https://www.gg2.net/love-sonia-to-open-london-indian-film-festival/
https://walloh.com/indian-film-fest/
https://theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/england/london/articles/london-to-host-europes-biggest-south-east-asian-film-festival/
https://www.wntv.uk/london-indian-film-festival-opening/
https://www.allinlondon.co.uk/whats-on.php?event=206460
https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/richa-chadha-love-sonia-5231121/
https://www.momtazbh.co.uk/single-post/2018/06/18/Film-review-Halkaa—A-story-about-pooing-in-private
https://www.momtazbh.co.uk/single-post/2018/06/20/Film-review-T-for-Taj-Mahal-%E2%80%93-World-Premiere-Bagri-Foundation-London-Indian-Film-Festival-2018
https://www.momtazbh.co.uk/single-post/2018/06/17/Film-review-Bhasmasur—a-heart-breaking-tale-about-sacrifice-and-survival
http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/features/richa-chadha-wins-outstanding-achievement-award-london-indian-film-festival/
https://www.republicworld.com/entertainment-news/bollywood-news/indian-actors-irrfan-khan-manoj-bajpayee-richa-chadha-win-awards-at-the-london-indian-film-festival
https://www.thesecondangle.com/irrfan-khan-honoured-at-london-indian-film-festival/
https://theprimetime.in/irrfan-khan-honoured-at-london-indian-film-festival/
https://fabukmagazine.com/asia/bagri-foundation-london-indian-film-festival/
http://asianstylemagazine.com/2018/06/20/freida-pinto-women-can-be-light-dark-not-in-terms-of-skin-colour-but-in-terms-of-personality/
http://boyz.co.uk/film-london-indian-film-festival-preview-by-jack-cline/
https://www.dmovies.org/ai1ec-event/london-indian-film-festival-2/
https://www.dmovies.org/2018/06/23/bengals-shadows/
https://www.dmovies.org/2018/06/25/shadows-gali-guleyan/
http://screenanarchy.com/2018/06/london-indian-film-festival-2018-review-what-will-people-say-takes-a-hard-look-at-a-clash-of-culture.html
http://screenanarchy.com/2018/06/london-indian-ff-2018-review-up-down-sideways.html
http://screenanarchy.com/2018/06/london-indian-ff-2018-review-village-rockstars.html
http://screenanarchy.com/2018/06/london-indian-ff-2018-review-mehsampur.html
https://bollywoodjournalist.com/2018/06/19/bird-of-dusk-a-fitting-tribute-to-rituparno-ghosh/
https://bollywoodjournalist.com/our-guest-contributors/guest-blogger-smita-sarkar/the-extraordinary-film-about-an-ordinary-man/
https://bollywoodjournalist.com/your-blogs/here-comes-the-the-bagri-foundation-london-indian-film-festival-liff/
https://bollywoodjournalist.com/our-guest-contributors/guest-blogger-smita-sarkar/three-and-a-half-layers-of-stories-that-touches-your-heart/
https://bollywoodjournalist.com/our-guest-contributors/guest-blogger-smita-sarkar/richa-wins-outstanding-achievement-award-at-liff-in-london/
https://bollywoodjournalist.com/2016/07/24/the-closing-ceremony-of-the-london-indian-film-festival/
https://bollywoodjournalist.com/2016/07/09/why-the-london-indian-film-festival-is-inspiring-the-odds/
http://www.midlandsmovies.com/blog/4558436876/Midlands-Spotlight—Birmingham-Indian-Film-Festival-2018/11308126
https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial/entertainment/%27love-sonia%27-film-premiere%2C-london-indian-film-festival-2018-06-21
http://www.catchnews.com/bollywood-news/fukrey-2-actress-richa-chadha-wins-the-outstanding-achievement-award-at-the-london-indian-film-festival-119189.html
http://peoplemagazine.com.pk/manoj-bajpayee-honoured-london-indian-film-festival/
https://asianshowbizguide.com/london-indian-film-festival-2018/
https://asianmoviepulse.com/reviews/indian-reviews/
https://scroll.in/reel/877207/london-indian-film-festival-to-open-with-love-sonia-titles-include-mehsampur-and-t-for-taj
https://scroll.in/reel/881143/cinema-art-friendship-and-kolkata-intersect-in-documentary-on-rituparno-ghosh
https://scroll.in/reel/881834/in-comedy-venus-a-transitioning-woman-runs-into-her-teenage-son
https://www.bizasialive.com/liff-2018-bizasia-talks-jim-sarbh-teen-aur-aadha/
https://www.bizasialive.com/liff-2018-love-sonia-gets-applauded-opening-ceremony/
https://www.bizasialive.com/liff-2018-movie-review-ashram/
https://www.bizasialive.com/liff-2018-movie-review-t-taj-mahal/
https://www.bizasialive.com/liff-2018-movie-review-shadows-gali-galiyan/
https://www.bizasialive.com/liff-2018-movie-review-venus/
http://asianculturevulture.com/portfolios/london-indian-film-festival-2018-liff-our-picks/
http://asianculturevulture.com/portfolios/love-sonia-london-indian-film-festival-liff-opening-gala-film-pictures-and-review/
http://asianculturevulture.com/portfolios/doob-no-bed-of-roses-bangladeshs-mostofa-sarwar-farooki-says-irrfan-khan-starrer-is-about-national-icon-and-scandal/
http://asianculturevulture.com/portfolios/t-for-taj-mahal-london-indian-film-festival-liff-central-gala-film-has-bittersweet-story-behind-its-making-yt-video-interview/
http://asianculturevulture.com/portfolios/london-indian-film-festival-2018-liff-our-picks/
http://upodcasting.com/2018/06/20/ep-236-liff-2018-preview-upodcast-be/

Cinema And Partner Websites

http://www.bagrifoundation.org/london-indian-film-festival/
https://www.cineworld.co.uk/blog/london-indian-film-festival-at-cineworld
http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/news-bfi/interviews/bird-dusk-irreplaceable-rituparno-ghosh
https://spotlight.picturehouses.com/film/london-indian-film-festival-at-picturehouse/
https://www.gaysians.org/new-events/?tag=LIFF
https://www.gaysians.org/bagri-foundation-london-indian-film-festival/
https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2018/series/the-bagri-foundation-london-indian-film-festival
https://www.southbanklondon.com/Bagri-Foundation-London-Indian-Film-Festival
http://www.squareelephant.co.uk/london-indian-film-festival-2018/
https://m.asiansinglesolution.com/blog/asian-dating-news/london-indian-film-festival-2018/

Variety

‘Love, Sonia’ to Open Bagri London Indian Film Festival,

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Media Partner: Bolly Spice

Get Ready! The London Indian Film Festival is back with more brilliant films this June!

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Media Partner: DesiBlitz

The 2018 lineup of the London Indian Film Festival features female filmmakers and extraordinary lives. Take a look at the full programme for London, Birmingham, and for the first time Manchester, here.

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Indian Press Coverage

Scroll.in  – London Indian Film Festival to open with ‘Love Sonia’, titles include ‘Mehsampur’ and ‘T for Taj’

Times of India – Srijit Mukherjee’s Uma is travelling to major international film festivals

Times of India – Jisshu Sengupta’s younger daughter Zara plays little Uma in Srijit Mukherji’s next

The Hindu – As Indian film festivals mushroom across the globe, desi cinema is drawing new audiences

Business Standard – ‘Love Sonia’ heads to Bagri London Indian Film Festival

India TV News – Richa Chadha, Rajkummar Rao’s Love Sonia to open Bagri London Indian Film Fest

Cinestaan – Rajkummar Rao-Richa Chadha’s Love Sonia heads to Bagri London Indian Film Festival

Hi India – ‘LOVE SONIA’ HEADS TO BAGRI LONDON INDIAN FILM FEST

Follow News – ‘Love, Sonia’ to Open Bagri London Indian Film Festival

Mid-day – Richa Chadha Starrer Love Sonia Heads To Bagri London Indian Film Fest

Box Office India – Head To London

Biz Asia Live – London Indian Film Festival 2018 programme unveiled

Thamarai – My Son is Gay – UK Premiere | Tamil Language film | London Indian Film Festival 2018

Pune Mirror – Column

DNA India – Tabrez Noorani’s Love Sonia to open the London Indian Film Festival 2018

Punjab News Express – Love Sonia to have its World Premiere at the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival 2018

Filmfare – Indian films that won International appreciation

Glamsham – T FOR TAJ MAHAL trailer applauded at Cannes

Firstpost – Cannes 2018: Rajkummar Rao peaks his unrivaled film festival run with debut at French Riviera with 5 Weddings

 

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