Retroscope

The Spectacular Bimal Roy Retro At The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

Extraordinary! Unprecedented! January 16, 2016 ? The grand finale of BRMC?s last awards night ?will be remembered for something that was unscripted. Indeed, completely unexpec...

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The Darkest Hour

“Police records in India reveal that a woman is raped every 34 minutes, molested every 26 minutes, kidnapped every 43 minutes and killed every 93 minutes”– P...

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Retroscope: The Amazing Choir From Shillong

I schooled in the St. Joseph’s Convent on Bandra’s ​Hill Road. Opposite our school was the grand St.​Peter’s School. ​O​urs was strictly a girls&rsqu...

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Retroscope - The Healing Touch

The following is no filmy story. But it has the possibility of inspiring a Raju Hirani or a Vidhu Vinod Chopra with a central character who is as delightful as Munnabhai and a...

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Retroscope - Unsung Talents

It was the day they got married, remembers Mrs Salil Chowdhury, chuckling to herself, when the letter arrived inviting Chowdhury to Bombay. The particular letter that was to c...

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Retroscope - A Veritable Carnival

The 19th edition of CFSI’s festival turned out to be a veritable carnival, a feast of colourful sights and sounds.Had I not gone, I would have missed the robust experien...

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MANNA DEY

It was in late 1996 that I started the Bimal Roy Memorial with a view to honour my father, whose films continued to thrill audiences, and still do. Very few individuals from m...

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Curtain Raiser

“Everything is a celebration in the garden of childhood” - Pablo Neruda A question which frequently haunted me raises its head as I write the curtain raiser on th...

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Turning Air Pollution Into Art

Artists are known to take inspiration from the world around them. So it’s no surpr...

May 25 2019

Urban Fairytale

“Who will believe a woman, who went willingly with her boyfriend to a private part...

May 23 2019

Adolescent Health: The Missing Population in Universal Health Coverage

The Sustainable Development Goals and global political momentum behind Universal Health ...

May 22 2019