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Chidananda Dasgupta

Monojit Lahiri writes about Chidananda Dasgupta - his birth centenary was celebrated through a 2-day event on November 20th and 21st, at Nandan, Kolkata Film Critic, Scholar,...

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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   Even before translation be...

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Meet Vibha Batra, the compulsive writer

When you meet someone who has done so much work in such a short span of time, you cannot help but be intrigued, writes Vinta Nanda Here I reproduce a conversation that I had w...

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My first trip on Air-India

With Air-India in the news, Farrukh Dhondy reminisces upon his first trip on the Maharajah’s airline.  I left India for the first time when I was twenty years old,...

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Her Bollywood

Anubha Yadav’s book Scripting Bollywood: Candid Conversations with Women Who Write Hindi Cinema, lights up a neglected space in film histories with minute care and ...

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The son never sets

Khalid Mohamed reviews the book Blaze: A Son’s Trial by Fire, a heart-wrenching true story written by Nidhi and Sushil Poddar, about their late 22-year-old son Divyansh ...

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A Book of Tiny Flames

And each flame melting in its own heat, writes Janaky Sreedharan in her review of the book A Red-Necked Green Bird Perhaps that would be the best way to express my reading ex...

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Gentleman Extraordinaire: Phani Majumdar

Rinki Roy Bhattacharya shares her experience of meeting Phani Majumdar, a filmmaker and man extraordinaire.  I have no recollection why I went to meet the ve...

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Such a long journey: Neena Gupta

Balaji Vittal introduces you to Sach Kahun Toh, theatre, film and television actor, and writer, producer and director Neena Gupta.   Actor Neena Gupta passed out fr...

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Decoding Shakespeare drama through fate

Neil Banerjee retrospects on the literature of Shakespeare on his 405th Death Anniversary and explores the relevance of the Bards characters and situations to the times today....

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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