Thought Factory

BENGALI MAESTROS ON THE FAMOUS 4!

Aparajita Krishna writes, “Like the persons quoted herein many of us live with the memories of those times in Indian cinema when art met commerce and crossed Uss Paar!&r...

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Rhythm ‘n’ Blues

Megha Ramaswamy’s documentary, The Last Music Store, entices Khalid Mohamed to stroll down the memory lanes of Rhythm House. Better late than never. That feeling course...

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The Defiant Ones

Khalid Mohamed marvels at the bold and timeless writings of the iconic writers Ismat Chughtai and Saadat Hasan Manto, on the behind-the-doors scenes of the Bombay film industr...

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RISHI KAPOOR: THE MEMORABLE SECOND COMING

As the last film starring the beloved star, Sharmaji Namkeen, gears up for release, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks at five films from his second phase that wowed criti...

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Cinema: A Lifetime Impact

An Art form, a masterpiece., pretentious nonsense, a waste of time and a passion, writes Shourya Sinha, as he deconstructs what movies do you.   In our current day ...

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MUJIB: The Making Of A Nation

Aparajita Krishna has brief but deep conversations with director Shyam Benegal, co-writer Atul Tiwari and costume designer Pia Benegal of the soon to be released film Mujib: T...

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Is Shaadi, Barbaadi??

\Whatever happened to the pavitra bandhan that symbolised this revered bonding? Why does the M word evoke such deep suspicion, apprehension and blind panic for youngistan? Mon...

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Love in the times of February 2022

“Since Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching I decided to write about love”, says Christophe Porot, Philosophy Coach and Consultant at Universal Enlightenme...

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Let the wilderness within you speak

In his second letter to readers, Philosophy Coach and Consultant at Universal Enlightenment & Flourishing, Christophe Porot explains how loving yourself relates ...

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Flight To Freedom

In his first letter to readers, Philosophy Coach, Consultant at Universal Enlightenment & Flourishing, Christophe Porot explains how anxiety is most often a consequence of...

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The Untold Tragedy

Film historian Dhruv Somani narrates the story of Inder Thakur, a top model and upcoming...

September 25 2022

The Silenced Valley

Can bringing Cinema to the Kashmir Valley settle the wounds and trauma? No, says Humra Q...

September 24 2022

A Requiem For Mayfair Cinema

English movies which essentially meant Hollywood films (Hollywood being the benchmark fo...

September 23 2022