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Salty and Spicy

Film historian Dhruv Somani marvels at Gulzar’s women-centric flavored Namkeen (1982).

DOES WATCHING ART-HOUSE CINEMA RAISE YOUR SOCIAL STATUS?

Now that the Kolkata Film Festival is done and dusted, Monojit Lahiri does a checkout on this contentious issue.   Read More

M.L. Jaisimha! Memory Re-Play From Family Pitch!

Aparajita Krishna recollects memories of the cricket great M. L. Jaisimha through his family and friends and presents the legend here for you.

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The Soul Of Hindustan

Today Humra Quraishi brings alive the beauty of great urdu poetry translated by Sanjiv Saraf and flows to the soulful strains ...

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NO LIMITS

Khalid Mohamed time-travels back to an interview with the ace actor Kamal Haasan on what he knows… and does best in sou...

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MERE PAAS MAA - SORRY, MOM HAI!!

Has ‘Hey Mom’ replaced ‘Mataji’ in B-town? On Mother’s Day, Monojit Lahiri discusses t...

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BENGALI MAESTROS ON THE FAMOUS 4!

Aparajita Krishna writes, “Like the persons quoted herein many of us live with the memories of those times in Indian cin...

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ALL ABOUT MOTHERS: THE OLDEST LOVE STORY

In a conversation with writer and journalist Maithili Rao, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri discusses the new anthology on motherhood sh...

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Grandma Dearest

Film historian Dhruv Somani pays homage to the uncanny life and career of Leela Mishra, the ever-lovable grandma of Indian cin...

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Speak, for your lips are still free…

As Eid-ul-Fitr is to  be  observed next week, let me write about one of my earlier meetings with the late Khwaja Hasan Sani Nizami, w...

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