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Shyam Benegal

Shyam Benegal (Konkani: श्याम बैनेगल) (born 14 December, 1934, in Andhra Pradesh) is a prolific Indian director and screenwriter. With his first four feature films Ankur (1973), Nishant (1975) Manthan (1976) and Bhumika (1977) he created a new genre, which has now come to be called the "middle cinema" in India.

He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1976 and the Padma Bhushan in 1991. On 8 August 2007, he was awarded the highest award in Indian cinema for lifetime achievement, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2005. He has won the National Film...
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Shyam Benegal Returns To TV With Samvidhaan
Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who was behind famous TV show Bharat Ek Khoj, is returning to small screen again with Samvidhaan, a 10-part mini-series revolving around the making of Indian Constitution. The 78-year-old director is currently working on the mini-series in ...
Shyam Benegal Tv Show Bharat Ek Khoj New Show Samvidhaan
Nt Rama Rao Great Son Indian Soil Amitabh Bachchan
NTR is a great son of Indian soil: Amitabh Bachchan
Hyderabad: Receiving the prestigious NT Rama Rao (NTR) award on Thursday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said that he and NTR shared great relationship and he considered him a great son of Indian soil. Bachchan said he was honoured and humbled to receive ...
12th Mumbai Film Festival announced
The MAMI press conference announcing the 12th Mumbai Film Festival scheduled to take place from Oct 21- Oct 28, was attended by the Chairman of MAMI Shyam Benegal, Mr. Amit Khanna of Reliance Big Pictures, Mr. Basu Chatterjee, the Chairman of ...
Mumbai Film Festival Announced
Kailash Kher Cwg Song
Kailash Kher releasing a song on Commonwealth Games
Controversial news surrounding Commonwealth Games might have deafened you. But here is a news, which gives a soothing experience to your ears. Singer Kailash Kher has composed and crooned a song.The Allah ke Bande singer has crooned 'Yahan jashn manao, mere ...
It's been a non stop celebration for me- Shabana
Shabana Azmi's celebrated her 60th birthday on September 18 at a lounge named Trilogy. The party invitees were a mix of friends, family and selected colleagues from the film industry."Not like Javed (Akhtar)'s 60th birthday party which was as lavish and ...
Shabana Non Stop Celebration
Aishwarya Ropedin Shyam Benegal Next
Aishwarya roped in for Shyam Benegal's next
When two titans come together, they're bound to make news. The latest buzz is that Aishwarya Bachchan has apparently agreed to feature in ace director Shyam Benegal's next. The film in question will apparently go on floors next year and is ...
Film Makers' Forum for Better Films formed
A forum meant for the progress of Malayalam cinema named Film Makers' Forum for Better Films was formed by the makers of art movies in Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram. It was inaugurated by noted film director Shyam Benegal at Vylopilli Samskrithi Bhavan ...
Film Makers Forum
Rahman Cwg Unreleased
Rahman's CWG anthem remains unreleased
A R Rahman This is where funny gets funnier. There have been endless speculations and criticism following the Common Wealth Games (CWG) right from incongruous work to corruption, that any and every ray of light seems spectacular. No wonder then that ...
A. R. Rahman launches CWG theme song
It's just a wait of 47 days for all the games lover. India is going to hold its first Common Wealth Games (CWG) 2010. The theme song for this year's CWG is ready to rock the people, exactly the way Soccer ...
Arrahman Cwg Theme Song
Benegal Chitra Varsha Begin
Shyam Benegal to inaugurate Chitra Varsha tomorrow
A grand feast is about to start for Kannada film lovers. ‘Chitra Samooha’ has now come up with a new idea to showcase the art of various filmmakers, who have been unable to show their talent due to lack of theatres ...
Gul Panag joins Wockhardt Foundation advisory board
She came, she saw and she 'proverbially' conquered! She is Gul Panag, the former Miss India, who, after carving a niche in Bollywood, has now been signed up by the famous Wockhardt Foundation for its advisory board.According to confirmed sources, the ...
Gul Wockhardt Foundation
Well Done Abba Premiere
Star-studded premiere for Well Done Abba
Mumbai, (ANI): Bollywood actors Boman Irani, Minissha Lamba, Riteish Deshmukh and Ila Arun attended the premier of their film Well Done Abba that hit theaters on Today.Directed by Shyam Benegal, the film is a tale of Armaan Ali, played by Irani, ...
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