The euphoric high of the Arab Spring had propelled most ordinary Egyptians to dream high. Their collective spirits had soared with the revolution, before that fatal twist in the tale. As filmmaker, scriptwriter and social commentator, Hala Khalil had lived ... Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
(Shoot of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati disrupted by protesters; Image tweeted by @MissKyra12) The goons have spoken the one language in which they are articulate – violence. And we have spoken of the importance of resistance, of standing up to them.Sify, 3 weeks ago
Aseem Chhabra lists the elements that he loved and was pleasantly surprised by in the movies. As the year closes, critics and film writers come up with their favourite lists -- the top 10 best and worst films. But there are some elements that stand out in the movies. Here is my take at the highlights of Hindi cinema in 2016 -- exploring the good performances and ideas, charming moments and other creative segments of the films. This list is in alphabetical order, and not a countdown of the top ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The second edition of the Bird Festival, organised by the Eco-Tourism Board, will be held in Hampi-Daroji from January 5, 2017. The focus of the three-day meet is conservation of the threatened Great Indian Bustard (GIB) and its dwindling habitat. Vinay ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
'We always tell children to touch the feet of elders. But why?''Why can't a child be respected?''You have to be very equipped to even want to have children.''There are entrance exams for even MBAs... and this is a life we're talking about.' IMAGE: Gauri Shinde with her Dear Zindagi heroine Alia Bhatt. "I'm very much of a romantic," director Gauri Shinde tells Rediff.com's Ronjita Kulkarni at her office in Khar, northwest Mumbai. She would love to make a hardcore romance movie someday. But for ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
After a convivial evening at King's College on the Strand, when he boarded the Victoria Line to Earl's Court, Professor Ron Geaves experienced the first public reaction to a Donald Trump victory. At one of the stations, two Polish jazz singers entered the ...Sify, 2 months ago
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