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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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Review: Searching for ‘Happiness’

Originating from a conversation with his seven-year-old daughter, Suman Ghosh’s new film is an ode to the city of Kolkata, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri   A Google...

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Exploring the Darker Side

After watching a couple of her films, Vandana Kumar believes, that it couldn’t be merely a coincidence that Isabelle Huppert plays morally ambiguous characters. This le...

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Journey of a Passionate Tale-Spinner

Janaky Sreedharan presents Nabanita Deshmukh, a storyteller who follows a unique process to engage with children. The last I saw her was in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New D...

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The Austere Ascetic

Sharad Raj visits the 1983 French film L’Argent (Money) and deconstructs the genius of the filmmaker Robert Bresson.  Jean Luc Goddard once said, “Robert Bre...

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Give peace a chance

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with the eminent filmmaker and documentarist Ramesh Sharma on his new feature-length documentary, AHIMSA: Gandhi – The Power of the Powerl...

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Where Eagles Dare

People are experiences and experiences make interesting stories, says Yashika Begwani to me, writes Vinta Nanda  She’s curious about learning, psychology, about th...

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Failed promises of the right wing: Andrzej Wajda

Sharad Raj transports you back to the film Ashes and Diamonds - an all-time masterpiece ...

May 12 2021

How feminism works in rural India

Vinta Nanda explores how feminism works in rural India and the Grassroots Leadership Dev...

May 11 2021

Not time-pass. Lockdown is time well spent

Senior professionals from various fields talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about how they ...

May 10 2021