Alternative Entertainment

ART SALUTES WORKERS

Khalid Mohamed writes on the imperative need for Indian artists to express  their strong views on the state of nation under lockdown today. News is that artists, stretch...

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The Last Concert

Begum Akhtar passed away a day after her concert in Ahmedabad on 29 October, 1974. Here’s a rare photo-essay of that enchanted evening by Ashok Sood. (Photos copyright: ...

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Hollywood icon: The Rock

Khalid Mohamed reviews the Netflix mini-series, Hollywood, which in part attempts to depict the story of the iconic Rock Hudson’s struggle with same-gender sex. It&rsqu...

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Ray lives on

His films are what Akira Kurosawa’s are to Japanese cinema, Robert Bresson’s to France and Michelangeo Antonioni to Italy. Khalid Mohamed remembers The Master, Sat...

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Sabir Masani ki Ajeeb Daastan

Meet a film writer who has been denied his just dues and name in the credits Khalid Mohamed As far as I know, it was the intrepid actor-occasional writer-and-frequent-stockt...

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A touch of class

Review of Season’s Greetings, a short film which probes sexual identities Khalid Mohamed When the camera lingers on the faces of two women – a mother and a daugh...

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Panchayat: Apna Gaon Apna Desh

Three cheers to Panchayat, a binge-worthy series at long last, in these stricken times - Khalid Mohamed A wide-eyed, bushy-tailed young man lands a job as a Panchayat supervi...

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RENEWAL FROM THE FALL

The ‘Alternative Entertainment’ page of The Daily Eye has been brought to life with Farrukh Dhondy’s translations of Rumi’s poetry. We will publish one...

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THE WORD : RUMI – A NEW TRANSLATION

RUMI A great spiritual master and poet, Jalaluddin Rumi was born in Wakhsh (Tajikistan) in 1207 to a family of learned theologians. He founded the Mawlawi Sufi order, a lead...

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Whistling Woods International at Aiyanna 2019

Mumbai 20th June 2019:  Ingenious designs, global sensibilities, sustainable ideologies and some of the best dressed audience in town in attendance, Whistling Woods Inter...

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Woh Sadhana thi

The cine-young living in the 60-year-old that I am, refuses to abandon my lingering fasc...

May 18 2021

After a Pause

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s comeback syndrome, or why top s...

May 16 2021

Signs of the times: Time to talk truth to power

Humra Quraishi’s commentary demands answers and accountability for the sufferings ...

May 15 2021