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Daughters of this Century

(Nandan, 2 pm and 5.30 pm) Tapan Sinha’s “collection of short films based on great stories written by great authors… on the suffering and neglect of womenfolk in different decades of the 20th Century”. Catch Shabana Azmi as Kadambini (above), Jaya Bachchan as Abhagi, Nandita Das as Charu, Deepa Sahi as Champia and Sulbha Deshpande as Hemlata

The Bullet Train

(R.D. Burman) A non-stop album containing some of Pancham’s fastest tracks, which have been digitally re-mastered and mixed but remain true to the original. From Piya tu ab to aaja, Dum maro dum to Lekar hum diwana dil and Hum dono do premi, the album is a delight. Check out the re-mastered Dhanno ki aankhon mein and Chhodo sanam. Don’t miss Rafi’s Chura liya and Pancham’s Maria wail from Gurudev….Timeless

Rabindra Jayanti

(May 9, 5.30 pm) Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture at Regent Park will host a special programme at its auditorium. Participants include Shaoli Mitra (above), Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta, Srikanta Acharya and Pramita Mallick

Mountains of our Minds

(Bob McKerrow) After four years of fighting anarchy and destruction in Kabul, a traffic policeman appeared in early 1995 at a roundabout in the city, the first sign of civilian infrastructure, bringing a ray of hope
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