Kaleidoscope

A COUNTRY CALLED CHILDHOOD: A MEMOIR

BOOK REVIEW: Actor Deepti Naval’s journey into her childhood is one from the heart, funny and moving in the same breath. Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri reviews a remarkable memo...

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A Book Definitely For Keeps

Monojit Lahiri’s take on Dadamoni: The life and times of Ashok Kumar by Nabendu Ghosh.   This book, published by Speaking Tiger Books, is a very important boo...

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"Who Killed Judge Loya?” (Remember this is not fiction!)

The prologue itself is an unapologetic foray in Niranjan's state of mind, as he must have started penning down his story, writes Darshan Mondkar Niranjan Takle opens his book...

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The Soul Of Hindustan

Today Humra Quraishi brings alive the beauty of great urdu poetry translated by Sanjiv Saraf and flows to the soulful strains of Drupad that led to her meeting with the amazin...

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ALL ABOUT MOTHERS: THE OLDEST LOVE STORY

In a conversation with writer and journalist Maithili Rao, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri discusses the new anthology on motherhood she has just edited with Rinki Roy Bhattacharya&nbs...

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You’ve come a long way – Baby!

Monojit Lahiri reviews Shobha De’s Lockdown Liaisons and gives it a thumbs up! First, a little background for non-Shobha De watchers: Ever since she pulled the trigger ...

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Welcome to the ‘Young Collectors’ Weekend’!

Indian millennials are a force to be reckoned with, writes Teesta Bhandare, while introducing readers to the online art festival, taking place from the 28 to 30 January 2022. ...

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Chidananda Dasgupta

Monojit Lahiri writes about Chidananda Dasgupta - his birth centenary was celebrated through a 2-day event on November 20th and 21st, at Nandan, Kolkata Film Critic, Scholar,...

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A Life in Translation: Gita Krishnankutty

Gita Krishnankutty is a name inextricably intertwined with the history of Malayalam translations into English, writes Janaky Sreedharan   Even before translation be...

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Meet Vibha Batra, the compulsive writer

When you meet someone who has done so much work in such a short span of time, you cannot help but be intrigued, writes Vinta Nanda Here I reproduce a conversation that I had w...

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CONFLUENCE OR CONFLICT: SCREEN V/S STAGE

Monojit Lahiri attempts to explain how the screen and stage reside in two entirely diffe...

August 17 2022

Her Fabulous 15

On the event of her birthday tomorrow (August 15), film historian Dhruv Somani selects t...

August 14 2022

Pre-Partition Punjab’s Contribution To Indian Cinema

Professor Ishtiaq Ahmed delves deep into the Partition phase. And here comes in focus th...

August 13 2022