Category Archive: Cinema etc.

Haider : Some Reflections

Dr Gopa Nayak is a writer and an academician. She has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and her first Master’s degree is in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of… Continue reading

My Point of View… : DEEPIKA PADUKONE

Deepika Padukone is a noted film personality based in Delhi. She has written this note on her FB page.  There is only ONE sign that a woman wants to have sex and that… Continue reading

‘Acting is not a profession; it’s a lifestyle for me.’- Sanjay Mishra

He happens to be among those actors who may not be very celebrated off screen, but the moment they are in front of the screen they just light up the screen.  I am… Continue reading

Dilip Kumar : The Legend

Amit Ranjan, Ph D, researches and writes on international affairs. He can be reached at amitranjan.jnu@gmail.com. Book Review Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow by Udayatara Nayar/Hay House India, New Delhi, 2014 /… Continue reading

“Chinese Coffee” at Mumbai’s Prithvi Theatre

The play “Chinese Coffee” will be staged on July 5 and 6, 2014 at Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai There are two reasons for us to return to Prithvi Theatre with this play. First is… Continue reading

मातृभाषा ख़तम तो आप ख़तम

नितिन चंद्रा फ़िल्मकार हैं. उनसे nitinchandra25[at]gmail.com पर संपर्क किया जा सकता है. भोजपुरी सिनेमा की शुरुआत 1962 में हुई, राष्ट्रपति राजेंद्र प्रसाद ने नज़ीर हुसैन साहब को कहा कि भोजपुरी बनाइये इत्यादि बातें… Continue reading

Revisiting ‘Ek Ruka Hua Faisla’

Vishal Shrivastava is a student of Law at Institute of Law, Nirma University. At a time when there is a rampant increase in the number of crimes in the country, citizens favouring vigilante… Continue reading

‘My films are nothing without the causes they speak about and the people they champion’

Veteran Documentary Filmmaker Anand Patwardhan‘s Acceptance Speech after being honoured with V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mumbai International Film Festival 2014 on February 3, 2014 in Mumbai, India I have mixed… Continue reading

An appeal to the organisers and participants of Jaipur Literature Festival

Please endorse and share widely… A writer’s life is a highly vulnerable, almost naked activity. We don’t have to weep about that. The writer makes his choice and is stuck with it. But… Continue reading

Some words on Om Dar Ba Dar

ओम दर-ब-दर

जवाहरलाल नेहरु विश्वविद्यालय, नई दिल्ली से पी एच डी अरविन्द दास पत्रकार और फोटोग्राफ़र हैं. सोशल नेटवर्किंग साइट और न्यू मीडिया पर इन दिनों ‘ओम दर-ब-दर’ की खूब चर्चा है. पिछले दिनों जब… Continue reading