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The magical language of Gulzar

Juhi Saklani looks at the way filmmaker, poet, lyricist and writer Gulzar creates language and immortalizes his words by making them unforgettable in the minds of his fans. "...

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Evolution of Pakistani TV Shows– Part 2

After receiving a great response on the first episode of Evolution of Pakistani TV Shows, I received many messages on social media and I was delighted to know that even today,...

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HIGH FIVE: Time for Some hoichoi

Starting out in 2017, the first regional OTT player in India, hoichoi, is now the world’s leading Bengali OTT platform. As it steps into its fifth year, co-founder Vishn...

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The Mystery of the Missing Earri

Juhi Saklani looks back at Hindi films to trace the role of the jhumka, gale ka haar and paayals in storytelling, which convey various things to the audiences. Search for my ...

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An anthem and counter-anthems: Pyaasa

This was written during the years, to be precise 2017, when playing the national anthem before movies was mandatory in halls, writes Juhi Saklani An auditorium, about three q...

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Hello, says the killer: Mukhosh

This serial cop-killer flick does not quite cut it either as a thriller or as a statement on crime and punishment, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri The serial killer film as a...

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Back to the Future

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, in conversation with the charismatic film and TV actor, Eijaz Khan, who wowed viewers with Big Boss 14 and the series City of Dreams If Shah Ruk...

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BINISUTOY - Without Strings…

Atanu Ghosh’s new film weaves a delightful tapestry that defies genre pigeonholing, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri  A father and son out on a morning walk. The la...

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Unusual suspects

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, re-assesses the nail-biting murder mystery Khamosh made by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, way back in 1980s. Don’t go by the famous “Khamosh!...

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REKKA - Robindranath Ekhane Kawkhono Khete Aashenni

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri: Hobbled by a stodgy screenplay and two uninspiring lead performances, Srijit Mukherji’s adaptation of Mohammed Nazim Uddin’s novel fails to...

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Meet Vibha Batra, the compulsive writer

When you meet someone who has done so much work in such a short span of time, you cannot...

October 22 2021

Another Ravi Varma: Mankada

Kerala Varma talks about the magic in the work of the low profile cinematographer of Ado...

October 21 2021

At office or from home, is the big question!

Many organizations are now asking their employees to join the office. Various profession...

October 20 2021