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What Bollywood can learn from Hollywood

Monojit Lahiri does a hard close-up at the changing attitudes of Hollywood stars toward Indie films and proposes that Bollywood stars, too, should find the courage to do the s...

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A SLICE OF BENGAL IN TELANGANA

The recently concluded 4th edition of the Telangana Bengali Film Festival brought to the limelight exciting new talent. Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri writes about how the festival ha...

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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 contours of India’s ‘adscape’ ov...

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Sabarmati Ashram: To be or not to be

  The government is mulling over revamping Sabarmati Ashram; people from various walks of life talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about their views on the same. L...

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EXIT: T-20 WORLD CUP MADNESS! RE-ENTER: HUSBAND!!

Monojit Lahiri records the hilarious lamentations of a World Cup Widow, just married, with the hubby clean bowled by the Dadima of all cricket tournaments! Akash really pursu...

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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 Imagine Star Wars without Darth Vader - or Harry Po...

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Should fireworks be banned?

The pollution caused by firecrackers this Diwali still hangs in the air and it has made breathing difficult for many. Monarose Sheila Pereira listens to eminent people from th...

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In the land of the capitalists

‘Battleship Potemkin’ was premiered at the historic Bolshoi Theatre auditorium in Moscow on December 21, 1925, writes Monish K Das The audience consisted of the w...

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Star! Music Director! Singer!... Lyricist.

Why is the songwriter always last in the ‘hit parade’? Monojit Lahiri attempts to tune-in on this little-explored topic. It was while observing a Salman Khan fan ...

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The Performing Arts in Lockdown

Art needs to be showcased. Various artists speak to Monarose Sheila Pereira about their work during the pandemic. Tune in - Bikram Ghosh, Tabla maestro I have do...

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What Bollywood can learn from Hollywood

Monojit Lahiri does a hard close-up at the changing attitudes of Hollywood stars toward ...

December 6 2021

Evening Shadows wins at Yatha Katha film festival

Sridhar Rangayan’s Gulabi Aaina and Evening Shadows to screen at Hyderabad Queer F...

December 4 2021

A SLICE OF BENGAL IN TELANGANA

The recently concluded 4th edition of the Telangana Bengali Film Festival brought to the...

December 4 2021