Naseeruddin Shah
Entertainment  /  Published 05.09.22

Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s two underrated thrillers

‘I’ve begun comparing films to a wonderful funeral, rather than, as people normally do, childbirth.… It’s really not in my hands if the film goes to heaven or to hell. I&rsquo...
By Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.09.22

MP minister slams Bollywood personalities

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra has claimed that actors Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah and lyricist Javed Akhtar are "members of the Tukde Tukde gang's sleeper cell". He ac...
By PTI in Bhopal

Entertainment  /  Published 03.09.22

Shah on Swapnasandhani’s Hamlet

I admit to a certain trepidation at agreeing (when invited as chief guest) to have to sit through the premiere of Swapnasandhani’s production of Hamlet in a Bengali translation by Chaiti Mitra, ...
By Naseeruddin Shah

Entertainment  /  Published 16.08.22

Soumitra Chatterjee vs Naseeruddin Shah

‘My film is loosely based on the trial famously known as Monkey trial or Scopes trial. And just like the way that trial was used to develop a play and the movie Inherit the Wind in the McCarthy ...
By Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 27.07.22

Amrita Chattopadhyay on her rewarding experience of acting in A Holy Conspiracy

Like Naseerji, we all wanted to know about the behind-the-scene moments of his various works, mostly with Ray. We would gather around and listen. Often while we were at it the director would call us f...
By Amrita Chattopadhyay


Entertainment  /  Published 26.07.22

Naseeruddin, Soumitra’s film to hit the screens

The filmmaker said that such was the camaraderie between the two stalwarts that Soumitrada would gush over Naseerji’s acting repertoire and his command over a scene in the trilingual movie, whic...
By PTI in Kolkata

Entertainment  /  Published 20.07.22

Naseeruddin Shah: Good, bad and ugly

THE UGLY Naseeruddin Shah’s bad outings have one redeeming feature if one might call it that – he seems to be mocking the system he is in, much like Jean-Luc Godard did in Contempt. This ...
By Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 02.07.22

Looking back at Govind Nihalani’s Party

Govind Nihalani’s Party, adapted from Mahesh Elkunchwar’s Marathi play, assembled some of the most important names from the parallel cinema universe. There’s Deepa Sahi, Vijaya Mehta...
By Santanu Das (t2 intern)

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.22

Letters to the editor: Getting to grow old is a gift

Blissful time Sir — Modern culture’s obsession with youthfulness has led many to forget that getting to grow old is a gift. Not only do we get to share the ups and downs of life with our ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 09.06.22

Hate wave: Shah seeks Modi help

Actor Naseeruddin Shah has said he hopes good sense would prevail and the “hate wave” against Muslims would dissipate even if it doesn’t happen in his lifetime. The acclaimed actor ...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi


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