Retroscope

Retroscope - Stereotyping

What has impacted on our lives - in our daily relationships- most is stereotyping .Women, more than men, are hurt and trivialised by stereotyping. There is always a tendency t...

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Retroscope - Jagjit Singh- A Sweet Recollection

I don’t recall when I first met the two, Jagjit and Chitra Singh. It must be sometime in the early 1970s, when Chitra came round to our tiny apartment on 29th Road TPS I...

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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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URMI JUVEKAR: The Storyteller

Aparajita Krishna deep dives to writer Urmi Juvekar’s life and journey as a creati...

November 26 2022

Art of Lines & Commas

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with Ashok Namdeo Hinge, calligrapher, graphic designer a...

November 25 2022

Bengali Cinema: A Middle Way to Tread

Satyabrata Ghosh explores the cinema of West Bengal to conclude how the median between a...

November 22 2022