My friends and colleagues came over from Mumbai to help me in the making of the film. He had initially planned it as a biopic but when he unearthed the tragic love story of the two jazz musicians, Chris Perry and Lorna, he realised it would be a perfect metaphor to talk about Konkani music and also acknowledge the substantial contribution made by Goan musicians to the Hindi film industry. Band member Macson Coutinho We have no muscle or monetary power or a strategy to push our prospects at the Oscars. Yes No Report this. September 22, After the National Award, the film has been declared tax-free in Goa.

Simply WOW and a must watch for the sake of love for music. Narrated through the emotional roller coaster of a love story destined to tragedy, it celebrates Goan music through the eyes of its prodigiously eclectic generation of musicians in the s and 70s. Even the Mumbai part of the film was shot in Goa. Share this Rating Title: Add the first question. Barretto wants to make another Konkani film. Music is the obvious bedrock of the film.

Everything was played live and it has a very organic feel. Search for ” Nachom-ia Kumpasar ” on Amazon.

Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. I wanted to make a Konkani film to convince myself that I could do long-format films. Sincethey have organised special screenings, with uniform ticket rates.


Lawrence ‘Lawry’ Vaz Palomi Ghosh Gonsalves delved deep into Hindustani classical music traditions. The jazz player Chic Chocolate was the righthand man of C.

Kunal Ray on Nachom-ia Kumpasar, a Konkani movie that’s made it to the Oscar list. – The Hindu

In the last two months, there have been at least four new releases in Goa. Why not Hindi, I ask. After the National Award, the film has been declared tax-free in Goa. In Goa, they used government auditoriums and did a regulated release. Barretto made the film primarily for the Konkani-speaking audience in Goa.

Nachom-ia Kumpasar is a nostalgic musical tale set in the times these formidable talents lived and died in.

Dona’s Mother John D’Silva It was just impossible to shoot in Mumbai. Kunal Ray January 02, Advertising was my honing ground.

So will the Oscars still rock you? Official Facebook Official Facebook. I find myself kumpaar happiest to watch this movie in the theater. The narrative unfolds onoine 20 popular Konkani songs from the s and s, which have been re-recorded for the film. Real-time popularity on IMDb. He would spend time with sarangi virtuoso Pandit Ram Narayan during their film recordings to learn the nuances of Hindustani classical music.


When Bardroy Barretto was growing up in the Goa of the s, his school would screen a film a month. Yes No Report this.

moviw Add the first question. Please Email the Editor. Nachom-ia Kumpasar is believed to have breathed new life into the nascent Konkani film industry. Viva Lorna and Criss. Watch our trailer of trailers. Audible Download Audio Books.

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Barretto wants to make another Konkani film.