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BOLLYWOOD: DO OUR FILM AWARDS GUARANTEE REWARDS?

Indian film awards don’t bestow any real commercial legitimacy or credentials for the recipients in terms of a brighter future? M...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: TAPAN SINHA’S EK DOCTOR KI MAUT

Tapan Sinha’s Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1990) shows how scientific research and innovation is not given its due in India, and how professional j...

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MOVIES: TALE OF AN UNBELIEVABLE FILM

The film failed to receive the expected response from the audience at the time of release. But slowly audiences and critics began to appreciate...

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MOVIES: LOOK WHAT RANJAN DAS RECOMMENDS

From Agnes Varda’s The Beaches of Agnes to Suzhou River, Reversal of Fortune, In Bed With Victoria and Zero Fucks Given, check out all th...

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FESTIVALS: CRAFTING COMPELLING NARRATIVES

The annual workshop featured guest speakers including Subhash Ghai, Ishita Moitra, Raj Nidimoru, Shridhar Raghavan, Abbas Tyrewala, Durgesh Sin...

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ART HOUSE: THINKING ABOUT JAANE BHI DO YAARO

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (Just Let It Go, Friends) is a 1983 black comedy directed by Kundan Shah and produced by the NFDC. It is a satire on bureauc...

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SEEN ROMANTIC LOVE IN B-TOWN, ANY ONE?

It has been said that the history of cinema is also a history of exciting, adventurous and celebrated love affairs. Dead right. And for excelle...

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ACHIEVING CULT STATUS: MASSEY SAHIB

O.P. Srivastav brings Raghubir Yadav and Arundhati Roy's celebrated debut Massey Sahib, a 1985 Hindi drama, adaptation of Joyc...

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THE BEST BOOKS I READ IN 2023: NANDITA PURI

This week-long series begins today and brings to you the best of 2023 through the eyes of the most influential among us. Author and writer Read More

DILIP KUMAR AT 101

Physically Dilip Kumar lived for 99 years (11th December 1922 to 7th July 2021). But like a loved and revered ancestor he...

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