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FLASHBACK & FORWARD

Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal, Om Katare, Ishitta Arun are performing artists who represent three generations respectively, writes Aparajita Krishna This article carries a flashback ...

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Imagination: The fodder of existence

An analysis of Atanu Ghosh's Binisutoy (Without Strings, Bengali, 2021), by Dipankar Sarkar Set up and pay-off has always been at the helm of narrative fiction dealing with d...

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Srijit Mukherji: A Filmmaker at a Crossroad

Three releases in a month, a fourth lined up. Is Srijit Mukherji spreading himself too thin? Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks at his recent releases and catches up with ...

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FLASHBACK TO FORWARD

Today Aparajita Krishna is under the spell of stories of the past and present of Producer, Director Vinod Pande, Thespian MK Raina, Cinematographer Dharam Gulati, Radio Jockey...

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HIDAYAT SAMI: Spotlighted!

It’s Hidayat Sami who Aparajita Krishna meets today to explore his vast repertoire as an actor, director, light-designer, playwright and producer. Hidayat Sami’s ...

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SUPREMO

Khalid Mohamed recollects a conversation with the quick-witted Kerala superstar, Mammootty, who’s still going iron-strong at the age of 70. Once Kamal Haasan and Sarika...

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SALUTING THE MEMORY OF THE EVERGREEN AWARA

Monojit Lahiri pays homage to India’s greatest showman, the one and only - Raj Kapoor. At a time when the Khans, Akshay, Ajay, Hrithik, Ranveer & Ranbir blitz the m...

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DEVDAS: The Many Incarnations!

Aparajita Krishna visits Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Bengali novel published in 1917, but said to have been written in 1901, which has not only had a very long running...

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A MOTHER’S SILENT AWAKENING

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks at one of Jaya Bachchan’s most feted performances in a rare Hindi film, Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa that addresses the Naxal movement with authen...

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NO ONE KILLED PALAN

On the birth anniversary of legendary director Mrinal Sen, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks at his masterpiece Kharij and Mrinal Sen’s Unflinching Exposé of Middle-Cl...

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Double Whammy

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on Bollywood’s fascination for double role movi...

August 9 2022

People Of Aligarh

Although the word ‘Aligarh’ shoots up images of only the University, there i...

August 9 2022

PAST IS MY MASTER AND EVENING MY DAWN: VINAY SHUKLA

His film-work has been artistically selective and also across-genres, fairly mainstream,...

August 6 2022