Celebrity Interview
Entertainment  /  Published 07.07.20

‘Breathe 2 is my best performance’

In the last decade or so, Nithya Menen has established herself as a leading lady in films spanning the Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada industries. With much-talked-about films like Ok Kanmani, Us...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 06.07.20

An Aarya post-chat with Sandeep Modi

Aarya, with a superb Sushmita Sen leading a strong ensemble cast and telling a story that both thrills and resonates, has had a massive number of takers ever since it dropped on Disney+Hotstar in mid-...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 03.07.20

‘The central theme is nothing but the journey of life’

Chandrasish Ray’s film Nirontor follows a middle-aged civil engineer, Biplab Sen (Prosenjit), and his junior colleague, Bhaskar (Satyam), who are on an office trip to look for a plot for the con...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Entertainment  /  Published 03.07.20

A chat with Connie Nielsen on her b'day

Starting from The Devil’s Advocate to Gladiator to Mission to Mars and Nymphomaniac, Connie Nielsen has packed in diverse turns in a career spanning over two decades. But it’s as Hippolyta...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 01.07.20

Talking 'Mafia' with Birsa Dasgupta

For film-maker Birsa Dasgupta, venturing into the world of the web was always on the cards. Having directed 10 feature films, Birsa started work on his web directorial debut in 2019. Now, the web seri...
By Arindam Chatterjee


People  /  Published 20.04.19

Mary Kom and her fist of fury

She is humming a tune while browsing through her phone, tucking into the omelette and sandwich lying before her. Dressed in a white kurta for a shoot for Ankit TMT Bars of which she is the brand ambas...
By Saionee Chakraborty

People  /  Published 16.02.19

Instagram is a disease: Photographer Raghu Rai

If you had a chance to go back and shoot something, what would that be?I’d like to shoot Pandit (Jawaharlal) Nehru, Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore…And among those you have already photographe...
By Abhijit Mitra in Calcutta

People  /  Published 29.12.18

Feels as if we can no longer live in this country

We are in the Dasguptas’ apartment in south Calcutta. The 75-year-old has just returned from an evening walk with his wife Sohini, who has been his assistant director in the last few films. The apar...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Arts  /  Published 12.01.19

When Husain annoyed architect B V Doshi

Das teases out a neat linear tale. He eggs Doshi on to elaborate on his experience of working with Le Corbusier, the Swiss-French architect who is known to have prepared the master plan for Chandigarh...
By Anasuya Basu

Books  /  Published 16.12.18

A chat with the very very special Laxman

His teammates still call him ‘Very Very Special Laxman’ and it is only on meeting him does one realise why they do — a perfect gentleman with a word of gratitude for everyone who has played a ro...
By Shrestha Saha


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