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“Who says only Bollywood songs are gold?!” – Gulzar

As Bollywood’s undisputed Poet Laureate moves from strength to strength, Monojit Lahiri recalls some amazing conversatio...

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Revisiting Mani Kaul’s Mini-series Ahmaq

Devdutt Trivedi writes that in Ahmaq, Kaul wanted to underline the symbiotic relationship between Hinduism and Islam.

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An Ode to the Willow

Monojit Lahiri flashbacks to a time, far away and long ago – way before the madness of social media crazed popular imagi...

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I want to work on daydreaming: Sadiya Siddiqui

Aparajita Krishna has a long extensive conversation with Sadiya Siddiqui, whose journey is full of stories to tell.

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Shakespeare in Bollywood

Shakespeare travels, writes Farrukh Dhondy, in his piece on how well and how not so well the bard’s writing has been ada...

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Memories of an advertising man…

In this fascinating first-person-account, Monojit Lahiri, known for his Bollywood-driven opinion pieces, tracks the changing c...

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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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Nothing is funny in one India

Humra Quraishi remembers what Zakia Jafry had once said to give context to the violence spreading across India today and why t...

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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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A Life in Translation: Gita Krishnankutty

Gita Krishnankutty is a name inextricably intertwined with the history of Malayalam translations into English, writes Janaky Sreedharan...

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