Powerful People

Rajeshwari: Queen of her roles

Aparajita Krishna zooms in on Rajeshwari Sachdev of a delicate, petite frame, who has a very commanding acting presence and rules the little kingdom of her very impressive cha...

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Home Alone: Neelam Mansingh Chowdhry

It’s Showtime, when you venture out with Chandigarh-based theatre artist, Dr. Neelam Mansingh Chowdhry, writes Vinta Nanda She has worked around the world, and was awar...

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My world view: Deepika Deshpande-Amin

It’s a fascinating journey to go down a long winding road with a friend - when the conversation is nothing else but about her, writes Vinta Nanda  Of Deepika Deshp...

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M K RAINA: A salutation and exploration

Again and this one is vast - Aparajita Krishna walks you through the life of social activist and actor MK Raina. So far, so, so good. Maharaj Krishen Raina is more intimately...

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A Woman of Letters

“I am reading Amartya Sen’s book nowadays”, says a sprightly young voice at the other end of my telephone line: Janaky Sreedharan That is an eighty six yea...

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The First Prime Minister of India

A day after Pandit Jawarharlal Nehru’s birth anniversary, also known as Children’s Day in India, we recall his leadership; the highs and the lows. In the 35 years...

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Bansi Kaul: Rang Bansi!

He is the chronicler of the theatre of clowns, acrobats, painted faces and laughter, writes Aparajita Krishna Bansi Kaul, a NSD (National School of Drama, Delhi) alumni who g...

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Amol Palekar - In a flashback that is very present!

I am often visited by Amol Palekar flashbacks, writes Aparajita Krishna As time passes by actor Amol Palekar’s theatre and film resume gets even more present and releva...

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SMM AUSAJA: Keeper Of Our Cine-Heritage & Memorabilia

SMM AUSAJA, our man in the frame, deserves not just this mere article, but perhaps books on him writes Aparajita Krishna. This Author and Cinema Archivist is owner of the lar...

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Rameshwari wahi jo sab ka man bhaaye

Aparajita Krishna takes us with her on a journey through Rameshwari’s life - from a student of acting to becoming a film star, wife, mother and now a business woman.&nbs...

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Queen Bee

Rani Mukerji in a light-hearted banter with Khalid Mohamed. Back in the last century, i...

May 20 2022

DOES WATCHING ART-HOUSE CINEMA RAISE YOUR SOCIAL STATUS?

Now that the Kolkata Film Festival is done and dusted, Monojit Lahiri does a checkout on...

May 19 2022

Kicking off pride month at Liberty Cinema on June 1st

South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, KASHISH 2022, will screen 184 films f...

May 18 2022