Naseeruddin Shah
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 08.10.19

Letter to PM: More celebs condemn FIR

Over 180 members of the cultural community, including actor Naseeruddin Shah, cinematographer Anand Pradhan, historian Romila Thapar and activist Harsh Mander, among others, condemned the FIR lodged a...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 04.04.19

Vote out BJP and allies, artistes appeal

Over 600 theatre artistes and performers today released a statement asking people directly to vote against the BJP and its allies as the ruling party had given 'free rein to Hindutva goons'. The ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.12.19

Chorus against ‘divisive’ bill and NRC

Over 720 jurists, writers, actors, activists and citizens have issued a statement against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and the National Register of Citizens, describing these as “misguided” an...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.18

He leaves a Mrinalda-sized hole behind: Naseeruddin Shah

Filmmaker Mrinal Sen passed away in his Calcutta home on Sunday morning, leaving behind a legacy of films that ushered in the 'new wave' in Indian cinema and kept it going. Actor Naseeruddin Shah has ...
By Naseeruddin Shah in


India  /  Published 26.12.18

Ramdev 'can't say' who will be the next PM

Baba Ramdev has said it was 'very difficult' to predict the country's next Prime Minister in view of the current political situation.Noting that he was 'not focused' on politics, the 53-year-old yoga ...
By PTI in Madurai

Entertainment  /  Published 20.10.19

Seema Pahwa moves to director’s chair

She has been there but never done that. Seema Pahwa, Hum Log’s Badki and the mother in the recent hits Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, has a new assignment in hand - direction. Though s...
By Jaybrota Das in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.01.19

Javed Akhtar query on ‘anti-India’ tag

Poet and screenplay writer Javed Akhtar on Saturday posed a query on social media, asking why speaking against the establishment is nowadays equated with speaking against the country.Akhtar was respon...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 05.01.19

Naseer speaks up for right to dissent

Actor Naseeruddin Shah has expressed support for the rights activists and other dissenters targeted for criticising the ruling dispensation — a group whose ranks he joined recently.“Is this where ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

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 in


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