Thought Factory

CONFLUENCE OR CONFLICT: SCREEN V/S STAGE

Monojit Lahiri attempts to explain how the screen and stage reside in two entirely different orbits with the only commonality being… acting! Dilip Kumar and Balraj Sah...

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NSD & Bollywood

Who is doing for whom? Monojit Lahiri does an interview-based close-up of this contentious issue. “Do you really need to learn acting to make a name or big bucks in Bol...

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Our Godpapas

Khalid Mohamed takes stock of the ongoing influence of Francis Ford Coppola’s mafia don classic, The Godfather, on Indian cinema. The Indian Censor Board wasn’t k...

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Is a woman incomplete if she's not a mother?

Monojit Lahiri unfolds a poignant real life story of how a student of his overcame society’s regressive gaze upon her because she could not bear children. "Hello?" the ...

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‘You Want Crorepati Glasses?’

It’s everywhere, on the streets, in living rooms, on cellphones and endorsement billboards. Khalid Mohamed writes on the ever-ballooning influence of Bollywood on our da...

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The ‘Jaadu’ of the iPhone & Dilip Kumar

A Tribute to the Man behind the Legend on His First Death Anniversary on 7th July 2022 – The Daily Eye Newsdesk   The world knows Dilip Kumar, the star, the a...

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WHO DESERVES RECOGNITION & REWARDS?

Are SRK and Virat with their luxurious 10-star lifestyle, more worthy than the real champions of change, dedicated to show the light to the neglected, overlooked and unsung? M...

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STREET PROTESTS & GROUND REALITIES

The country’s youth on the streets, protesting against the newly introduced recruitment scheme to the armed forces, Agnipath. With unemployment peaking, there’s so...

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Father’s Day: Is It A Royal Phus?

Why does Mother’s Day get more importance than Father’s Day? Monojit Lahiri attempts to investigate the na-insafi.  "Its simple boss,” replies a cool, ...

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INDIA AT CANNES 2022: RAMP-SHAMP! AIR KISSING AND ALL

It’s déjà vu time, one more time in the world’s most prestigious and revered film fest. Monojit Lahiri wonders why the world’s largest producer...

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CONFLUENCE OR CONFLICT: SCREEN V/S STAGE

Monojit Lahiri attempts to explain how the screen and stage reside in two entirely diffe...

August 17 2022

Her Fabulous 15

On the event of her birthday tomorrow (August 15), film historian Dhruv Somani selects t...

August 14 2022

Pre-Partition Punjab’s Contribution To Indian Cinema

Professor Ishtiaq Ahmed delves deep into the Partition phase. And here comes in focus th...

August 13 2022