Powerful People

Welcome to Ashok Mishra

The two Hindi films that writer Ashok Mishra is popularly associated with in the cine-goers’ mind are Shyam Benegal’s Welcome to Sajjanpur and Well Done Abba, writ...

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Rewinding: Ustad Zakir Hussain

“I had interviewed Ustad Zakir Hussain, years ago in 1992; and he told me what made him emotional on stage once”, writes Humra  Quraishi Winter was at its pe...

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Salim Arif: His Work of Many Parts

It is a daunting task to undertake summarising Salim Arif’s multifaceted talent and work resume in a few pages, writes Aparajita Krishna.  This article has been an...

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Radical and Revolutionary: Smruti Koppikar

In this interview with Vinta Nanda, Smruti Koppikar throws light on the way that journalism in India has changed over the last three decades. She’s a self-employed inde...

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Rucha Pathak: Giving vision and wings to the entertainment-fare.

Aparajita Krishna goes on a long walk with Rucha Pathak and gets her talking about her journey - from a student of media to leading some of the best cinema of our times. &ldq...

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Zen and the art of Sanjay Chhel

Vinta Nanda goes on a roller coaster ride with Writer, Director, Artist, Lyricist, Columnist and a compulsive dreamer, Sanjay Chhel.  His father was a production designe...

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The Bard of Bollywood: Gulzar

Humra Quraishi recalls her meetings with Gulzar. Born on 18th August 1934, his words that explore  the complexities of life are contemporary It’s rare in these tim...

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Soundscaping with Bishwadeep Chatterjee

Vinta Nanda says, this is one of the most interesting interviews she’s done for The Daily Eye in so far. Welcome to the soundscapes of Bishwadeep Chatterjee! National A...

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Vyjayantimala: At the confluence of politics, gender and art

Humra  Quraishi recalls a meeting with Vyjayantimala Bali and shares excerpts from an interview she did with her way back in time. It was in the  spring  of&nb...

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Khushwant Singh: Salaam to the Sardaar

Humra Quraishi writes about the many conversations she had with Sardaar Khushwant Singh.  Khushwant Singh celebrated his birthday twice every year -  on February 2n...

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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