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FLASHBACK TO FORWARD

Today Aparajita Krishna is under the spell of stories of the past and present of Producer, Director Vinod Pande, Thespian MK Raina, Cinematographer Dharam Gulati, Radio Jockey...

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HIDAYAT SAMI: Spotlighted!

It’s Hidayat Sami who Aparajita Krishna meets today to explore his vast repertoire as an actor, director, light-designer, playwright and producer. Hidayat Sami’s ...

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SUPREMO

Khalid Mohamed recollects a conversation with the quick-witted Kerala superstar, Mammootty, who’s still going iron-strong at the age of 70. Once Kamal Haasan and Sarika...

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SALUTING THE MEMORY OF THE EVERGREEN AWARA

Monojit Lahiri pays homage to India’s greatest showman, the one and only - Raj Kapoor. At a time when the Khans, Akshay, Ajay, Hrithik, Ranveer & Ranbir blitz the m...

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DEVDAS: The Many Incarnations!

Aparajita Krishna visits Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Bengali novel published in 1917, but said to have been written in 1901, which has not only had a very long running...

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A MOTHER’S SILENT AWAKENING

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks at one of Jaya Bachchan’s most feted performances in a rare Hindi film, Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa that addresses the Naxal movement with authen...

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NO ONE KILLED PALAN

On the birth anniversary of legendary director Mrinal Sen, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks at his masterpiece Kharij and Mrinal Sen’s Unflinching Exposé of Middle-Cl...

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101 CHEERS FOR INDIA’S REVERED GLOBAL ICON

Never in the annals of Indian film history has any single filmmaker, before or since, received such glowing tributes from the world’s leading luminaries regarding his vi...

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Nidravatwam: Between sleep and wakefulness

Janaky Sreedharan believes Nidravatwam was a brilliant initiation into the language and aesthetics of theater conceptualized by Veena Pani Chawla in whose remembrance Adishakt...

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Satyajit Ray: The man who knew too much

In a new book, Barun Chanda, who acted in Satyajit Ray’s Seemabaddha, goes down memory lane about his experiences of working with Ray. Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri writes on t...

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The ‘Jaadu’ of the iPhone & Dilip Kumar

A Tribute to the Man behind the Legend on His First Death Anniversary on 7th July 2022 &...

July 7 2022

ART & SOUL OF MUMBAI

BMC in association with Kala Ghoda Arts Festival invites filmmakers and musicians to par...

July 6 2022

A Book Definitely For Keeps

Monojit Lahiri’s take on Dadamoni: The life and times of Ashok Kumar by Nabendu Gh...

July 5 2022