Retroscope

Rediscovering Hidden Treasures : Hirak Rajar Deshe

The most renowned Indian film maker internationally, doubtless, is Satyajit Ray. His advent with the iconic debut, PatherPanchali (The Song of the Road) heralded an outstandin...

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Dil Ka Haal Sune Dilwala

Growing up in Calcutta gave us grounding in sound middle class values out of which I was constructed. We lived in a four room rented ground floor place, P92 SardarSankar Road....

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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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Father Of The Groom

Makrand Deshpande’s new play Pitaji Please—should count among his best so fa...

August 16 2019

Writ petition filed in Supreme Court to lift restrictions imposed on media in Kashmir

NEW DELHI, August 10: Today, Ms. Anuradha Bhasin, the Executive Editor of Kashmir Times,...

August 11 2019

Jon Stewart was Television Gold

Citizens all over the world would do well to follow his parting advice, “If you sm...

August 9 2019