Powerful People

K.K RAINA: The Act of Life!

Aparajita Krishna walks down the road, which brought writer, director, actor K.K. Raina, from his homeland Kashmir to Mumbai, many years ago, where today he is one of the most...

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THE THESPIAN: SUREKHA SIKRI

Her repertoire of work in theatre in particular and then in television and films is vast, writes Aparajita Krishna I start with a disclaimer. This article dares not and canno...

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PAST IS MY MASTER AND EVENING MY DAWN: VINAY SHUKLA

His film-work has been artistically selective and also across-genres, fairly mainstream, writes Aparajita Krishna. Working on the questionnaire of some people can itself beco...

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ILA ARUN: GIVING VOICE TO LIFE

Ila Arun is a woman of many parts and one who is in command of all of them. She has a contagious zest for life, writes Aparajita Krishna  Over the decades she steadfastl...

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The Filmmaker And The Feminist

Vinta Nanda chats with Rinki Roy Bhattacharya, one of the first feminists, a woman greatly respected by the entire fraternity fighting for women’s rights in India. Her ...

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SOHAILA KAPUR: The Person & Her Legacy!

Sohaila Kapur belongs to a very rooted and empowered artistic and cultural legacy. She has, in her individual way, made her own space, writes Aparajita Krishna She was born i...

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Back to the Future

  Film historian Dhruv Somani, in conversation with Sonu Walia, who had quit the Bollywood scene prematurely but is raring to face the lights and camera again. On the F...

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The Making of Amruta Subhash

Aparajita Krishna writes, “Amruta Subhash was cradled by very strong creative influences. Mother Jyoti Subhash (nee Deshpande), the very reputed alumni of the National S...

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NO LIMITS

Khalid Mohamed time-travels back to an interview with the ace actor Kamal Haasan on what he knows… and does best in southern films as well as his tryst with Bollywood c...

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DO THE RIGHT THING

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with Anil Kapoor on his evolution as an actor, who’s at the peak of his career today. In a way, we started our individual careers around ...

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MOVIES: LOOK WHAT RANJAN DAS RECOMMENDS

From Agnes Varda’s The Beaches of Agnes to Suzhou River, Reversal of Fortune, In B...

February 22 2024

THOUGHT FACTORY: THE MANY HINDUISMS OF SECULAR DEMOCRATIC INDIA

Keeping religion a personal matter and not politicising it is crucial to prevent discrim...

February 21 2024

ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: THOSE FREEZE SHOTS OF TARUN MAJUMDAR

Satyabrata Ghosh explores the genesis and evolution of the freeze shot used by auteurs o...

February 20 2024