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Days of the future past: Subhashini Ali

Subhashini Ali recalls a time when she saw the role of the police and administration with clarity and how she was convinced of...

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Hiralal: A rare biopic on a pioneer of Indian cinema

The fascinating life of Hiralal Sen probably needed more visual flair, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri

Bengali Film Review: Dictionary

Well-known playwright, theatre activist/director, and film-maker/actor Bratya Basu’s film is well-intentioned but suffers from a muddled ...

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Review: Searching for ‘Happiness’

Originating from a conversation with his seven-year-old daughter, Suman Ghosh’s new film is an ode to the city of Kolkata, writes Read More

Sightless in Bollywood

Film historian Dhruv Somani, recollects the B-town movies dealing with the theme of the sight-impaired.

Womanpower in khaki

Film historian Dhruv Somani, tracks down the heroines who have portrayed top cops, a domain usually reserved for heroes.

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Blast from the past…

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, in a chat fest with yesteryear’s feisty Asha Sachdev - she carved her acting career on her...

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Rajeshwari: Queen of her roles

Aparajita Krishna zooms in on Rajeshwari Sachdev of a delicate, petite frame, who has a very commanding acting presence and rules the little ki...

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Tale of Two Cities

A photo-essay by Ashish Ghatak on the striking parallels between Mumbai and his hometown Kolkata.

Missing Soumitrababu

The 1950’s down 70’s are often considered as the ‘Golden Era’ of Bengali Cinema, reminisces Rwita Dutta Read More