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Opinion  /  Published 31.03.22

The kerfuffle over The Kashmir Files

From the late-1980s till the mid-1990s, when the State’s monopoly over television was broken, India witnessed a spate of extremely popular TV serials that — perhaps unwittingly — had...
By Swapan Dasgupta

News  /  Published 09.03.22

Serial maker Leena Gangopadhyay against being tagged a woman director

Leading TV serial maker Leena Gangopadhyay has said she is against being tagged a woman director. The 52-year-old, who also directed and produced films, said she would rather leave it to the aud...

Lifestyle  /  Published 09.03.22

Madhurima Basak, on the changing storylines of Bengali serials and her new show Guddi

How was your shooting experience in north Bengal? I feel a deep connection with north Bengal. The place  hasn’t given up on nature and still has a certain purity about it. It was beautiful...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Ridiculous Bengali TV serials sullying the idea of marriage

Enforced bonds Sir — Television serials have had a long history of portraying dubious ideas. But Bengali teleserials have taken things to new heights with a recent trend: forced or accidental m...
By The Telegraph

Lifestyle  /  Published 12.02.22

Fall in love all over again with these romantic Korean dramas

Inspired by the 2009 movie 17 Again starring Zac Efron, this drama brings to you the story of Woo Young and Da Jung, who have fallen out of love and are going to go their separate ways. Woo Young gets...
By Hannah Nicole D’souza


Entertainment  /  Published 22.02.21

Neha Marda on playing an on-screen mom

Neha Marda, playing the female lead in Zee TV’s new show Kyun Rishton Mein Katti Batti (airing Monday to Saturday, at 10pm), laughs on being reminded of being featured in The Telegraph on baggin...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Entertainment  /  Published 22.02.21

Pallavi Mukherjee: My maqsad was Mumbai

Bombay is my dream city. I had always planned to shift here after my Boards,” Pallavi Mukherjee says over phone. The 22-year-old from Durgapur, playing one of the two female leads in the Colors...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Entertainment  /  Published 05.10.20

A saas-bahu soap with a twist

Juhi Parmar, fondly remembered by the audience as the face of the serial Kumkum — Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan that ran for seven years, and the winner of Bigg Boss in 2011, is pregnant for a cause in he...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Books  /  Published 14.02.20

Ramanand Sagar's journey across the silver screen

“In villages across south Asia, hundreds of people would gather around a single set to watch the gods and demons play out their destinies. In the noisiest and most bustling cities, trains, buses and...
By Devdan Mitra

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.18

Mahabharata as a sieve to remove ambiguity

Six days from now, but 30 years ago, India became enchanted with the flaring nostrils of Duryodhana. Mahabharat, produced and directed by the Chopras with an Urdu poet as scriptwriter, premiered on te...
By Uddalak Mukherjee


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