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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 ...

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...
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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...
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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...
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