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Adil Hussain: The Uncrowned Czar of independent cinema

Sharad Raj walks you through his experience of working with the actor par excellence Adil Hussain. The posters and the images on social media confused me. I was wondering w...

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Grammy Winner Ricky Kej and Rock legend Stewart Copeland’s Divine Tides

Bangalore, Karnataka: Grammy® award winner and Indian Music Composer Ricky Kej to release his 21st studio album in collaboration with five time Grammy® award winning a...

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Best Photographs of 2021

Khalid Mohamed, inspired by a selection of the award-winning photos from National Sony World Photography 2021 competition, writes on the significance and evolution of image-ma...

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Whose normal is it anyway?

Vandana Kumar goes around John Cassavettes’ ‘A Woman Under the Influence’ and discusses how Independent Cinema in Hollywood pushed boundaries by depicting al...

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The Hairdresser’s Husband: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Vandana Kumar explores how a film like The Hairdresser’s Husband starts as a man’s fetish and ends like a singular love story.  In a world where there is n...

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Three Colours: Red - A celluloid poem

Mallika Bhaumik reviews Krztysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colours Red and reads the auteur’s mind while elucidating her own thoughts about it. After watching Krzt...

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Manush Bhalo Nei: Anupam Roy with Cizzy

Anupam Roy’s new single, featuring young Bengali rapper Cizzy, weaves in the COVID experience with some telling political commentary. The singer-composer duo spoke to Sh...

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Rediscovering a Genius Artist

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with Patrick Bensard, director of the prestigious Cinematheque de la Danse of Paris, now documenting the art of Walter Spies whose life in Bali ...

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Mise en scene: a metaphysical expression

Sharad Raj writes that to arrive at one’s mise en scene is to liberate oneself from dogmas that are both personal and intellectual. The dictionary definition of mise ...

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Sharad Raj writes that Bunuel has been called a cruel filmmaker, he sees that we are hypocrites, admits to being one and believes we were probably made that way. Octavio Pa...

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The Untold Tragedy

Film historian Dhruv Somani narrates the story of Inder Thakur, a top model and upcoming...

September 25 2022

The Silenced Valley

Can bringing Cinema to the Kashmir Valley settle the wounds and trauma? No, says Humra Q...

September 24 2022

A Requiem For Mayfair Cinema

English movies which essentially meant Hollywood films (Hollywood being the benchmark fo...

September 23 2022