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STAR BENEGA ACTOR? SIMPLE…LAGAO DE-GLAM FACTOR!

Monojit Lahiri examines Bollywood’s fascinating disease about every star’s secret desire to be hailed as an actor. It was one of young, glam and hot actress Kriti...

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MANI KAUL’S ICONOCLASTIC USKI ROTI

This film is a juxtaposition of slow-moving close-ups and wide shots layered with lots of silence and interspersed with a few monotonous dialogues, writes OP Srivastava Imagi...

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LENSED BY SAHIR RAZA, APURVA GOURI SINGS TO GAUHAR RAZA’S LYRICS & ZICO A.KA. SOUTRIK CHAKRABORTI’S TUNE

The theme song for the Mere Ghar Aa Ke To Dekho campaign, in the voice of Apurva Gouri, written by Gauhar Raza and directed by Sahir Raza was released today, reports The Daily...

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THE ADDA OF GANGA VIHAR!

Aparajita Krishna dives deep to the not so long history of Ganga Vihar and what it holds together as a past unimaginable and riveting. GANGA VIHAR on the Marine Drive promena...

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THE ADDA OF GANGA VIHAR!

Aparajita Krishna dives deep to the not so long history of Ganga Vihar and what it holds together as a past unimaginable and riveting. GANGA VIHAR on the Marine Drive promena...

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THE COMMONALITY BETWEEN OTT STARS AND EUROPEAN ACTORS

Monojit Lahiri investigates to find out if what OTT stars are to Bollywood today, is what European actresses were to Hollywood once upon a time. The year 2020 triggered a par...

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TAMAS: THE LIGHT OF TAMAS

Aparajita Krishna writes, “35 years after it lit India’s television screen and cinema, I am herein collating together, as an article, the talks and quotes around t...

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‘KAIFI AUR MAIN’ KI KAIFIYAT

‘कैफ़ी और मैं’ की कैफियत//To borrow singer Jaswinder Singh’s pitch-perfect note, “I would say it is a jugalbandi of pr...

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A MAVERICK MOVING SEAMLESSLY BETWEEN THE TRITE AND THE HALLOWED

Ranjan Das takes us on a visit to a phenomenon who left an indelible mark on viewers, Utpal Dutt, the maverick we continue to miss. Most Indian viewers remember Utpal Dutt fr...

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THE MAGIC OF CHALTI KA NAAM HAI GAADI

Diamonds are forever. So are good movies. Comedy is a tough genre to handle, it requires extreme sensitivity, sense of timing and comprehensive understanding of situations, wr...

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POLITICS: MISSING GIRLS AND HATE SPEECHES

After we are done celebrating mothers, daughters, women, take a moment to consider these...

May 19 2024

FESTIVALS: LQBTQ NARRATIVES IN REGIONAL CINEMA

Filmmakers from Karnataka, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat at KASHISH 2024. Jeo Baby,...

May 18 2024

FESTIVALS: STAR STUDDED OPENING CEREMONY OF KASHISH 2024

Kiran Rao, Sonali Kulkarni, Barun Sobti, Shweta Basu Prasad, Vopin Sharma, Lilette Dubey...

May 17 2024