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Amol Palekar
India  /  Published 10.02.19

Silence of artists ‘hurts’, says Amol Palekar

Amol Palekar has expressed his “hurt” at the silence of the artists at a National Gallery of Modern Art event in Mumbai where he was interrupted on Friday for criticising the culture ministry’s ...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 04.06.20

A look at Basu Chatterjee's best works

Rajnigandha (1974): This story about a woman torn between two men with contrasting qualities wouldn’t have been the film it was if it wasn’t for the uncomplicated and even-handed manner in which B...
By Priyanka Roy in

India  /  Published 06.04.19

Appeal by theatre figures

Hundreds of theatre makers, some of them household names, have endorsed an appeal to vote against the BJP and its allies, lamenting that “the very idea of India” and “song, dance, laughter” we...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 29.01.19

Nayantara Sahgal calls for ‘Hindustaniyat’

Writer Nayantara Sahgal pitched for “Hindustaniyat” at a programme in Mumbai on Tuesday where leading Marathi writers, playwrights, poets and activists apologised to her for her name being dropped...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai

India  /  Published 11.02.19

Amol Palekar airs post-election misgivings

Actor-director Amol Palekar has voiced fears that the “march towards autocratic functioning and governance” will take several leaps forward if the Narendra Modi-led government is voted back to pow...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 05.09.19

Flashback Friday: Rajnigandha

Kis ko meet banaaun, kis kee preet bhoolaaunA tale of one girl, two cities and two men. And a quiet fragrance that’s deceptively heady.Basu Chatterjee’s award-winning Rajnigandha, which released i...
By Sulagana Biswas in

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.19

The disturbing silence of artists on NGMA

Some kinds of silence can be deafening. Consider the silence of the senior artists, who refused to intervene when the director of the National Gallery of Modern Art and the former head of an artists...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.02.19

Palekar criticises government, speech interrupted

Actor-director Amol Palekar was forced to cut his speech short at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai on Friday when he criticised the culture ministry’s functioning and mentioned the attac...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 25.04.19

Gol Maal's comedy hinges on the stiff upper lip

Agar main Pascal hoon toh aap rascal hainOkay, when this line comes, we are nearly at the end of Gol Maal, and have split our sides laughing along with this film that completes 40 years this month. So...
By Sulagana Biswas in


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