Entertainment  /  Published 02.02.21

“Psycho” probes the mind of a serial killer

Talking about the title of the film, the director says, “The word ‘psycho’ is often loosely used, it’s a slang to demean someone. We can rarely separate between the psychopath,...
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Entertainment  /  Published 11.01.21

Top 5 picks from Pratidwandi

Scene: This scene serves as a poetic and visual justice. What was done to Dr. Bakshi, scandalised in front of media... the same thing happens to Maya. This completes the circle of the character arcs ...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Entertainment  /  Published 27.12.20

A gritty courtroom drama

The beats of Criminal Justice are familiar. Like the first season, Season 2 also operates as a gripping police/legal procedural, effectively chronicles life within the filthy confines of prison and cu...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 17.12.20

Kirti Kulhari returns with Criminal Justice

She’s already had a winner this year with Season 2 of Four More Shots Please! Now, Kirti Kulhari is looking to wrap up 2020 with the second season of Criminal Justice. The thriller series, whose...
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Books  /  Published 16.12.20

Tinker Tailor Soldier Goodbye

John le Carré said he chose this name – which simply means ‘the square’ in French – only because he liked the vaguely mysterious, European sound of it. The mystery also ...
By Sayantan Ghosh in


Books  /  Published 12.12.20

Partners in crime

So what was the process of collaborating in the lockdown like, since you weren’t quarantining together? Lee: It was weird from the start because both of us believe one thing very fundamentally ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Entertainment  /  Published 03.12.20

Of scientific innovation and crime

The feedback for Rahasya Romancha Series 3 (RRS3) has been “overwhelmingly positive” and there is almost universal acclaim for the second and third stories. “The immense love audienc...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Entertainment  /  Published 23.11.20

A vulnerable, fallible detective with a conscience

Why have Diego Romero as DoP and what did he bring to the vision of the story? Diego and some of his friends met me in Madrid after watching a retrospective of my films at Madrid Intl Film Festival. ...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Books  /  Published 25.08.20

Chetan Bhagat opens up on One Arranged Murder

How would you define your relationship with social media? I was very big on Twitter and it paid great dividends; I have some 13 million followers. I thought I was a writer so I needed to be there but ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 21.05.20

The thrill of no logic

The Blue Jade, as the name suggests none too subtly, is meant to be a thriller. It could also be a travelogue, or a search for destiny inspired by Mirabai, or a tale of awakening, or an award-winning ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in


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