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Lifestyle  /  Published 06.01.22

Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali on why The Telegraph has a “special place” in his heart

What else is on your wish list? There are the usual suspects, which are Aminia biryani, Haji Allauddin ka puri and aloo... a visit to Flurys is a must. As is a visit to Tarun Niketan for Bengali food...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Entertainment  /  Published 30.11.21

Laurent Micheli on Lola

What was the genesis of Lola? I wanted to make something that was both intimate and political. I wanted to talk about minorities, particularly those belonging to the LGBTQIA community. I am well awar...
By Priyanka Roy 

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.21

Japan prize for mica documentary

A documentary made by Jharkhand-based filmmaker Deepak Bara that investigates the hidden world of mining of mica, used primarily in cosmetics, bagged the Sustainable Development Goals prize at the 202...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

People  /  Published 05.11.21

“The time to act is now. Our lives depend on it”: Ashwika Kapur

For most people, wildlife films are about sitting on the couch, unwinding, and watching a tiger chase a deer. How do you get the audience to sit up and take notice? Do you do it subtly or does it have...
By Priyam Marik

Places  /  Published 16.10.21

FEET STREET: Durga Puja is not an event; it is a mindset

Durga Puja has started me on a fascinating journey. It’s not about the picture stupid, I keep telling myself; it’s not about the festival either. This list will progressively widen because...
By Mudar Patherya

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People  /  Published 16.10.21

Oh Kolkata! From infatuation to true love and longing

All this was almost 30 years back. Now as I write this article, I live in Miami. While looking at the ocean from my balcony, I remember a line from one of my favorite authors Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhy...
By Suman Ghosh

People  /  Published 31.08.21

Ordinary people hide startling secrets: Binisutoy director Atanu Ghosh

The loneliness and barrenness of privileged urban life come under the scanner in Binisutoy. It tries to find out why two strangers (played by Ritwick Chakraborty and Jaya Ahsan) are trying to form a c...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.08.21

With trailer for Lady Diana film out, revisit these Bengali biopics

This 1966 film, directed by Piyush Ghosh, tells the compelling story of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. It received the National Award in 1967. The acting performances in the film will leave you tongue-t...
By Aatreyee Mohanta in Kolkata

People  /  Published 27.08.21

Water is a powerful agent in director Riingo’s new film

Riingo’s forthcoming film, produced by Flixbug, and titled A River In Heaven, delves into the age-old myth of water as a powerful agent of change and its repercussions on our lives. Set in Vara...
By The Telegraph in Kolkata

People  /  Published 27.08.21

Sarthak Dasgupta on directing Amol Palekar

Sarthak Dasgupta, director of 200 Halla Ho that’s streaming on Zee5, talks to The Telegraph about his film based on a gruesome real-life incident that has brought back Amol Palekar on screen aft...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kolkata


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