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Avijatrik: The Wanderlust of Apu

It is to the credit of Subhrajit Mitra and his creative and technical team that Avijatrik manages to trace its own path, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri And it does so with a s...

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Writing with fire: Khabar Lahariya

India's All-Female News Outlet Battles Sexism, Caste - And Hits The Silver Screen – NPRs Sushmita Pathak interviews Meera Devi, chief reporter of Khabar Lahariya In a...

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Climates: A metaphor for changing human behavior

Since the time of Ataturk, Turkey has been home to westernized intellectuals, writes Sharad Raj in his recall of the 2006 Turkish film Climates  Radical Islamisation o...

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Just another brick in the wall

Niraj Jani, rock music enthusiast, writes on Pink Floyd’s cautionary songs about the constant vigil for intellectual freedom. Rock music of the late 1960s and the &lsqu...

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Two different occasions: Conversations with B Jayashree & Jyoti Subhash

Aparajita Krishna recalls conversations with theatre veterans B Jayashree and Jyoti Subhash, both mega-talents in the times that were adverse for women in their field of art. ...

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Abuli Mamaji is Nikhil Pherwani’s Ahaan

Vinta Nanda writes: For once a film centered on a person differently abled is not about the so-called normally-abled characters being the ones to make life better for him. Ah...

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In Conversation with Uttara Baokar

I’m sharing parts of a conversation with path-making, veteran theatre actor who was ideal to generations of theatre-citizens, writes Aparajita Krishna   Her work o...

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Where art thou?

Khalid Mohamed in conversation about the limitless forms of art with the 23-year-old artist, Adyot Rajadhyaksha, who debuted at a group show at the Jehangir Art gallery last w...

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Call of the Valley

A photo-essay by Ashis Ghatak: On the placid side of Kashmir and its infallibly hospitable mountain folk. I wonder why stories of Kashmir carry along with them some invariabl...

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The apotheosis of the new wave: Jules et Jim

Godard’s Breathless and Truffaut’s Jules et Jim are the cornerstones of one of cinema’s most influential movements ever, writes Sharad Raj  The great f...

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So why don’t people wear masks?

The second wave of COVID-19 is affecting the entire country due to which people are requ...

April 15 2021

Fighting Malnutrition in Chhattisgarh

The district of Bijapur in Chhattisgarh, around 480 km from state capital Raipur, has be...

April 14 2021

An auteur in the true sense: Werner Herzog

The new wave German cinema with its mighty generals like Wim Winders and Reiner Werner F...

April 13 2021