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A Faust for Bangladesh

Farrukh Dhondy at his best as he recounts the attempt he once made to adapt Goethe’s Faust for the Bangladeshi screen. Read More

All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film Heroine

All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film HeroineThe more things change, the more they remain the same when it comes to the portrayal of women...

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A mutiny or a plea for independence

As discussions continue, Farrukh Dhondy remembers writing a script for Ketan Mehta - Rani of Jhansi, which was hijacked of cou...

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A look back at Mira Nair’s tale of Home: Mississippi Masala

Aditi Singh revisits the film Mississippi Masala, thirty years after its release, and recalls the metaphors of ‘home&rsq...

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Chidananda Dasgupta

Monojit Lahiri writes about Chidananda Dasgupta - his birth centenary was celebrated through a 2-day event on November 20...

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Grusha Kapoor on her Acts!

Aparajita Krishna walks down the road of actor Grusha Kapoor’s life, and career, which started at the young age of 15. Read More

Mahishasur Marddini: Endless Night…

Filmmaker Ranjan Ghosh speaks to Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri about his soon-to-be-released film…

Claude Chabrol and The Poetics of Murder

My first exposure to the ‘French New Wave’, La Nouvelle Vague, was through Claude Chabrol’s Violette Nozière (1978). M...

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Soumitra Chatterjee: The Legend Lives On

Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee passed away on 15 November 2020. To mark the first anniversary, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri wri...

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A Few Bad Men (and Women): The Journey of the Villain in Hindi Cinema

National Award-winning Balaji Vittal speaks to Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri on his new book, Pure Evil: The Bad Men of Bollywood

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