While the relationship between legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika and filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi had been in public domain for long, it is for the first time that a Bollywood director is recreating it on the big screen. Director Prem Soni, ... Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 month ago
Mahasweta Devi By Shanta Gokhale On Thursday last week, a massive 90-year-old tree fell. While standing, its branches had offered shade to many of this country's dispossessed. I speak in awe and sorrow of Mahasweta Devi. Known as the Mother of ...Mumbai Mirror, 3 weeks ago
Mahasweta Devi, the famous litterateur of Bengali literature whose novels are a marvel for readers and researchers all over India and which comprise a large chunk in post-colonial literature. She led an exemplary life of an activist in her personal ...Meri News, 3 weeks ago Mahasweta Devi (1926-2016): The autobiography that remains unfinished Mid Day, 3 weeks ago A voice of the oppressed, marginalised ones The Freepress Journal, 3 weeks ago Mahasweta Devi: All you need to know about the writer who was a voice for the oppressed DNA India, 4 weeks ago
By Dr Ratan Bhattacharjee She lived a legendary life among the Lodha tribe of Midnapore , the Kheria Shobors of Purulia and Dhikaros of Birbhum. Her heart bled for the Kurmi, Dusad or Bhangira of Bihar and Madhya Pradesh and also the Santhals of ...ShillongTimes.com, 3 weeks ago
KOLKATA: Much as India takes pride in its regional literature, few regional language texts of contemporary Indian authors have appealed to our film-makers. Mahasveta Devi literally stands unparalleled with cinematic adaptations of her stories, plays ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago Pages to screen, she touched hearts Times of India, 3 weeks ago
Eminent author and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away on Thursday afternoon in a Kolkata Nuring Home after a multi- organ failure. She was 91. Her writings focused on the marginalised communities in the country and served as the voice of the ...APN News, 4 weeks ago Mahasweta Devi, RIP: Rudaali to Sunghursh, 5 films that immortalise the author's works India Today, 4 weeks ago
Saluting Amjad Khan. There’s a striking dichotomy to Amjad Khan’s personality. His piercing gaze could wreak havoc yet the same eyes conveyed volumes of vulnerability. The bullying texture of a brutal dacoit mysteriously transformed into the moving cry of a vanquished blue blood. Born to actor Zakaria Khan, better known by his screen name Jayant, he inherited a love for his father’s profession early on, resulting in active pursuit of theatre. It’s here that writer duo ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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Everyone has an era, but only the fittest will survive for the next… It's strange that Charles Darwin's survival of the fittest theory was mocked upon when it was first propagated. I mean, that rule applies everywhere…be it at home,in school, ...Bollywoodlife.com, 1 month ago
Shantanu Mukherjee aka Shaan has delivered numerous superhit songs in various languages. No wonder then that his first single, 'Tum Ho Toh' , has become a chart topper soon after its recent release. The video, starring Taapsee Pannu and Saqib ...Firstpost.com, 2 months ago
ENT-PREM (BES6) - Tough to pen Bhupen Hazarika's journey: director Prem Soni Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Mumbai, Jun 18 (PTI) Director Prem Soni, who is making a biopic on the late singer Bhupen Hazarika, is finding it tough to pen the journey ...Namibia Press Agency, 2 months ago Tough to pen Bhupen Hazarika's journey: director Prem Soni MetroVaartha.com, 2 months ago
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