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The magical language of Gulzar

Juhi Saklani looks at the way filmmaker, poet, lyricist and writer Gulzar creates language and immortalizes his words by making them unforgettable in the minds of his fans. "...

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‘Having a blast’ is a very ordinary thing to do!

How often have we all said, “Hey, let’s have a blast”, or, “What a blast we had last night”, writes Vinta Nanda. When a friend, sibling, or an a...

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Disillusionment to anger: A tale of two Vijays

It’s the week of two ‘Vijays’, Guru Dutt and Amitabh Bachchan - the former is remembered on his death anniversary and the latter, celebrated by one and all o...

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Mein hoon PIO!

Farrukh Dhondy observes Indian media in foreign countries and the hype it creates over events there, however, concluding that most global Indian achievers would not have won l...

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The sky is not the limit: Syed Asad Abbas

Langston Hughes said, “Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly” and MC Abbas lives by these words, writes Vinta Nanda I...

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Celebrating Bachchan!

It’s his 79th birthday on the 11th October, and S M M Ausaja writes that It’s not easy to chronicle India’s most famous and popular celebrity on whom reams a...

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Signs of the time: The truth is still ALIVE!

Humra  Quraishi looks at the way in which Indian society decays under merciless authoritarian governance Let us stop focusing on the horrific happenings taking place in ...

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The art of Gaganendranath Tagore

At the height of darkness comes the first stirrings of dawn - a renaissance in the arts, literature and social life. It is against this backdrop that we need to evaluate the w...

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Taboo Love and the Sensibility of Agnès Varda

Her cinema played with subversive and controversial subjects even as she kept up her engagement with the political environment of her times intact, writes Vandana Kumar My fi...

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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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The magical language of Gulzar

Juhi Saklani looks at the way filmmaker, poet, lyricist and writer Gulzar creates langua...

October 17 2021

‘Having a blast’ is a very ordinary thing to do!

How often have we all said, “Hey, let’s have a blast”, or, “What...

October 16 2021

Disillusionment to anger: A tale of two Vijays

It’s the week of two ‘Vijays’, Guru Dutt and Amitabh Bachchan - the fo...

October 14 2021