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Gentleman Extraordinaire: Phani Majumdar

Rinki Roy Bhattacharya shares her experience of meeting Phani Majumdar, a filmmaker and man ex...

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The peerless entertainer

Film historian Dhruv Somani, pays tribute to Nasir Hussain, wizard of the undervalued romantic musicals of Bollywood.

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Sightless in Bollywood

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

The Unknown Story

Indian cinema’s first superstar, Master Nissar, had passed away in abject poverty

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Female Sexuality Needs a Nuanced Direction in Bollywood

Female sexuality is one of the least explored themes in Bollywood, probably due to the fact that filmmakers see...

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Abhishek Banerjee and Anmol Ahuja: No Stopping this Casting Duo

“Casting is 65 percent of directing”, said John Frankenheimer, the four-time consecutive Emmy Award winning American film and television director. Casting is a ...

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21 years of Commemorating Roy

The Bimal Roy Memorial Committee and Film Society, founded in honour of Bimal Roy, the 'Silent Master' of the Golden Age of Indian Cinema turns 21 years old this year.

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Aamchi Cinema: Diversity In Unity

How does a simple family in a traditional village grapple with a transgender child and the concomitant sexuality and identity crises? Suhaas Bhosale’s Koti casts a se...

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Retroscope - Meena Kumari

I walked carefully through the film set, encountering black coils of electrical wires, plug points, tripods, pedestal lights, noisy fans at every step of the way that made ...

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Meena Kumari - A Legend

Meena Kumari’s rags to riches saga has a poignant edge to it. Dubbedthe greatest tragedienne of the Indian screen, her doomed personal life flashing with deep tragedy...

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