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India and Cannes – an enduring relationship


INDIA is the ‘guest country’ at this year’s Cannes Film Festival which runs from May 15-26, as the country marks 100 years of feature film production.

Interestingly, it was the French, who introduced moving picture to India, when the frères Lumiere made an appearance at the Watsons Hotel, Bombay on July 7, 1896 and displayed their ‘marvel of the century’ to the local elite.

The Indians took to this invention like a duck to water, and hav

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