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The biography of Sanjeev Kumar

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri talks to Sumant Batra, who has co-written Sanjeev Kumar’s biography, An Actor’s Actor, with...

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The Three Khans and the emergence of new India

Kaveree Bamzai’s book with fascinating long shots and close-ups is unique for several reasons, writes Monojit Lahiri. Fo...

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The Indian Screen: Myth and Reality

Farrukh Dhondy traces the evolution of Indian storytelling from early days, when stories travelled by word-of-mouth, to now, a...

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The magical language of Gulzar

Juhi Saklani looks at the way filmmaker, poet, lyricist and writer Gulzar creates language and immortalizes his words by makin...

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The art of Gaganendranath Tagore

At the height of darkness comes the first stirrings of dawn - a renaissance in the arts, literature and social life. It is against this backdro...

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Love me if you can: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

“Love me if you can”, says the last will and testament of Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, writes Read More

Signs of the time: The trauma generation

Humra Quraishi looks into reports, that are available, to find out about the fears and anxieti...

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Ma Tujhe Salaam!

A cursory look will reveal to you just her outer sheen - a talented, smart, confident woman, full of laughter a...

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Widening the Definition of Literature with Bob Dylan

The word ‘literature’ in a dictionary covers many genres of achievement and is the generic name for many sins, writes Farrukh Dhondy. Neverthel...

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The Mystery of the Missing Earri

Juhi Saklani looks back at Hindi films to trace the role of the jhumka, gale ka haar and paayals in storytelling, which convey...

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