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Seema Pahwa's world is the Stage
Indian Express

Seema Pahwa's world is the Stage

With a theatrical celebration of Bhisham Sahni's works and a new Friday release at the box office, actor Seema Pahwa is firmly in the spotlight. Written by Alaka Sahani | Mumbai | Published:August 23, 2015 8:00 am Pahwa with Sanjay Mishra in ... Indian Express, 1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Bhisham Sahni: Bringing to life the works of a legend

In a small studio in Versova, the team of Bhishmotsav is hard at work. A few artisans are creating and painting props in the tiny balcony as we enter a spacious room. Two steel trunks lie open, overflowing with hats, wigs, fake garlands, bandhani ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago

Govind Nihalani salutes Bhisham Sahni on his 100th birthday

'He was of the opinion that whenever elements exploit religious sentiments to achieve a political objective, tragedy takes place.' Govind Nihalani, who made Tamas, the memorable television epic based on Bisham Sahni's novel, salutes the writer on his 100th birthday. Set in the weeks ahead of Partition, Govind Nihalani's 1986 television series Tamas narrates how that event changed forever the lives of people trapped in the raging fires of religious hatred. Based on the acclaimed Hindi novelist ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Mid Day

Manoj Pahwa and family on theatre, Bhisham Sahni and more

It was during one of the shows for critically acclaimed play Mahabhoj based on Mannu Bhandari's Hindi novel. There were 11 members in the cast, and only seven in the audience. One of the actors cracked a joke about how their fate was worse than that ...
 Mid Day2 months ago
Millennium Post

Remembering a literary doyen

Bhisham Sahni's literary skills, subtle looks and charming demeanour has made generations of readers, viewers and art connoisseurs bow with respect. Considered to be one of Hindi literature's most prolific writers, his novels, short stories and ...
 Millennium Post2 months ago
Mid Day

Celebrate 100 years of Bhisham Sahni

In an examination hall, a professor sits idle for three hours, counting strange things like chairs, number of fans, ink pens and ball pens. Bored, he decides to quit his job until he meets a watchman who has been sitting idle outside an office for ...
 Mid Day2 months ago
Indian Express

Hindu selfhood and cow stories

A stone tablet that narrated this heroic story was erected at the place where Bharmall immolated himself. C R sasikumar A few hundred years ago, there lived a native in the Rajasthani mofussil town of Khatu-Shyamji by the name of Bharmall. He was ...
 Indian Express1 day ago

Drama in the court

In conversations about the new Hindi cinema—you know, the one that is breaking away from hyper-dramatic traditions and sometimes replacing them with an equally simplistic hyper-realism—the courtroom scene has become a benchmark for how far we ...
 Livemint.com4 weeks ago
Sangai Express

Relevance of Rani Gaidinliu in Nagaland and in the country

The freedom movement under the aegis of Heraka Organisation before and after Independence led initially by Haipou Jadonang and after his assassination by British, by Rani Gaidinliu.The British wanted to kill both of these two great freedom fighters ...
 Sangai Express1 month ago
Mid Day

Ahoy! Actor alone

Over the last few days, having watched two productions, comprising solo acts, one's admiration for Mumbai's actors, goes up even more. Some of that is reserved for the writers and directors too, who find ways of making the monologue work for an ...
 Mid Day1 month ago
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