20 October, 2017

Drishyam Play launches its latest song Rab Jogi

A soulful Sufi love ballad featuring the melodious voices of Mame Khan and Harshdeep Kaur

The latest song of Drishyam Play is an intoxicating fusion of the two distinct styles of Manganiyaar and Punjabi Folk music
Mumbai, October 18, 2017: Drishyam Play, the latest initiative of Drishyam Films that curates and promotes fresh music from different parts of our country, launched its second song “Rab Jogi” on their Youtube channel today.
Heralding the festive week, “Rab Jogi” which features the melodious voices of Mame Khan and Harshdeep Kaur is a joyous Sufi composition that celebrates love in all its pure glory. The song, written by Mukta Bhatt talks of how when you are in love, you find your god in your lover.
The song which is composed by Santosh Jagdale blends two distinct styles of music with Mame Khan bringing in the flavour of Manganiyaar music and Harshdeep Kaur adding a touch of Punjabi folk to the composition.
The talented Harshdeep Kaur, who belts out both Bollywood superhits and soulful ballads with equal aplomb, says: “Rab Jogi is a beautiful track which fuses folk melodies with Sufi lyrics. I am so glad to associate with Drishyam Play, as it is the perfect platform where music meets a beautiful story.”
Thrilled with the collaboration with Drishyam Play, Manganiyaa r maestro Mame Khan shares: “This song is a special one, as my mother who is now my guru after my father’s death really enjoys singing it with me too.”
Manish Mundra, the founder and promoter of Drishyam Play, says “We’re very happy to present Rab Jogi... Read more: http://www.filmytown.com/drishyam-play-launches-latest-song-rab-jogi/

“Omerta” the closing film receives great response at the Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival

Mumbai, 18th October:
After enchanting movie buffs during its tenure, the most enthralling film festival Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival with Star gears up for its closure with the screening of Omerta by Hansal Mehta today at PVR ICON.
The red carpet was attended by Hansal Mehta, Rajkummar Rao, Kiran Rao and many more.
Hansal Mehta and Rajkummar Rao come together yet again after delivering critically acclaimed films like Shahid, Citylights and Aligarh with this new venture.
Omerta was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which captures the bloody trail of British-born terrorist Omar Sheikh who plotted the 2002 kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. It is Hansal Mehta’s second film that is screened at TIFF after Shahid.
Hansal Mehta, Director, Omerta is a recipient of the National Film Award for Best Direction in the year 2013 for Shahid. He started his career in the television industry and later ventured into movies with Jayate (1999).
The suave director-actor duo cast their spells yet again at the finale screening of MAMI Film Festival.
Rajkummar Rao said, “Hansal Mehta and I are very delighted and humbled that we get to screen our film at the closing of MAMI Film Festival. It has been a very exciting project to work on. What better platform than MAMI for its premiere.”
The Jio MAMI Film Festival is held in Mumbai – the financial capital of India is also the epicentre of the Indian film industry. The city plays such a major role in production and dissemination of Indian films and television programs that it is widely known by its acronym ‘Bollywood’... Read more at: http://www.filmytown.com/omerta-closing-film-receives-great-response-jio-mami-19th-mumbai-film-festival/

03 October, 2017

Sonam Kapoor acquires the rights of ‘The Aryavarta Chronicles’

Sonam Kapoor, who is a voracious reader, has always expressed her desire to see more books being made into big screen adaptations. The actress is also associated with MAMI’s Word to Screen , that curates interesting manuscripts, that are then pitched to producers and content creators, acting as a platform for publishing houses and filmmakers to exchange creative thoughts and ideas.
The star has now acquired the rights of Singapore-based author Krishna Udayasankar’s bestseller series, The Aryavarta Chronicles,a modern retelling of Mahabharata through the novels — Govinda, Kaurava and Kurukshetra that collectively comprise the series. More...http://www.filmytown.com/sonam-kapoor-acquires-rights-the-aryavarta-chronicles/