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Entertainment  /  Published 10.05.20

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard dies

Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ‘n’ roll whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white A...
By AP in Nashville

Sports  /  Published 30.04.20

Chuni Goswami always gave his 100%

My first meeting with Chuni (Goswami) was during a tour to the Northeast, mainly in Assam. I was invited to play for State Bank. It was a tour for promotion of the game in those parts. As far as I rem...
By Rusi Jeejeebhoy/As told to Sayak Banerjee in

Sports  /  Published 30.04.20

Artist all-rounder

Subimal “Chuni” Goswami came closest to being called a sporting polymath — he was an artist on the football field, played first class cricket well enough to lead Bengal to the Ranji Trophy final...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.04.20

Gavaskar mourns ‘legend’

Sunil Gavaskar mourned the death of Chuni Goswami on Thursday hailing him as a “champion and legend”.The former India football captain was also a first-class cricketer and led Bengal to the Ranji ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.04.20

A rare sporting talent

We are all going through very tough times, but it is becoming increasingly difficult for me. Just about a month ago, I lost my dear friend PK Banerjee (who passed away on March 20) and on Thursday aft...
By Tulsidas Balaram/As told to Arindam Bandyopadhyay in

Bollywood  /  Published 30.04.20

The romantic hero who could pull off any role

A twinkle in the eye. A smile on his lips. Ever ready with a quip. A man full of life. The romantic hero who could pull off any role. The Telegraph doffs its hat to Rishi Kapoor, the evergreen ma...
By Priyanka Roy in

Bollywood  /  Published 30.04.20

Tea tales with Irrfan

Bina doodh aur shakkar ki chai kya chai hoti hai?!” Irrfan Khan was appalled at my request for ‘liquor tea’ at a nondescript dhaba somewhere on the Calcutta-Durgapur highway. It was a blistering...
By Priyanka Roy in

Entertainment  /  Published 29.04.20

A tribute to Irrfan Khan

The finest we had. An actor in a league of his own. A voice like no other. Eyes that spoke. Rest in peace, Irrfan Khan. The Telegraph picks the actor’s screen turns that will be etched in the m...
By Priyanka Roy in

Entertainment  /  Published 29.04.20

Irrfan: Always the actor

Irrfan Khan shone bright in a cinematic universe that unspooled from the Hindi film industry across the seas to Hollywood and one he made his own with powerhouse performances in films as diverse as Th...
By PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 01.04.20

Jazz trumpet virtuoso Wallace Roney passes away

Wallace Roney, a virtuoso trumpeter whose term as Miles Davis’ only true protégé opened onto a prominent career in jazz, died Tuesday in Paterson, New Jersey. He was 59.The cause was complications...
By Giovanni Russonello/NYTNS in


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