Before Vishal Bharadwaj's advent, several Hindi filmmakers had attempted screen adaptations of Shakespeare's various works, with varied success.A version of William Shakespeare's most-adapted play, Hamlet, hits our screens this week, and before we see if Shahid Kapoor can manage to soliloquise as strongly, here's a look at ten memorable Shakespeare adaptations -- though some of them are the kind we'd rather forget. Image: Shahid Kapoor in Haider Haider Fine, Vishal Bhardwaj's Hamlet adaptation ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago
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In Sukanya Verma's special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at 1960's Parakh, starring Sadhana, Motilal, Nazir Hussain and Durga Khote. In a year of opulent dramas like Mughal-E-Azam, Jis Desh Main Ganga Behti Hai, Kohinoor, Barsaat Ki Raat and Chaudhvin Ka Chand, master filmmaker Bimal Roy reiterates the power of simplicity with his 1960 offering Parakh. Seldom mentioned in the same breath as his more eulogised works like Do Bigha Zamin, Devdas, Bandini, Sujata or ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago
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There's a lot happening on the creative arts scene that's worth the time and effort taking it all in, says debameeta bhattacharya AT the top of the food chain there's you and I and a culture that sustains us, individually and, indeed, ...The Statesman, 3 weeks ago
In the late '60s and early '70s, when the Naxalite movement was at its peak, Bengal's matinee idol, Uttam Kumar, fled to Mumbai following a threat to his life. During the time, he'd often sigh over the debacle of his debut Hindi film, Chhoti Si ...Times of India, 4 weeks ago In focus: Second coming for Bengal's matinee idol Pune Mirror, 4 weeks ago
Bangalore Theatre The Fiddler On The Roof 30 August-1 September Set in Imperial Russia in 1905, The Fiddler On The Roof revolves around a father of five daughters and his light-hearted ways of maintaining his family and their Jewish ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
Hemant Kumar & Lata Mangeshkar: Watching soft melodies Kuch dil ne kaha and Dheere dheere machal ae dil-e-beqarar (picturised on Sharmila Tegore with Dharmendra following her) from a lovely 1966 B&W film Anupama makes one feels on the top of the ...Daily Times, 1 month ago
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Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS NGMA's exhibition has works of both Abanindranath Tagore and Nandalal Bose The Bangalore chapter of National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) has organised a special exhibition on the occasion of the ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
Lyricist, Writer, Director Gulzar, born on August 18, is one of those sensitive people whose work is laced with the adept examination of human sensibilities. Rajesh V. Gaur and Suneel V. Gaur pay tribute to the gifted writer and lyricist. Gulzar ...Afternoon Despatch & Courier, 1 month ago
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