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Meetings with the master: A 30-yr-old conversation with Satyaj...

Sometime in 1984-85, Rinki Bhattacharya met Satyajit Ray at his home in Kolkata. What ensued was a warm conversation over a cup of evening tea. Thirty years later, we get to hear snatches of it Acclaimed filmmaker: Satyajit Ray won an ... Forbes India, 1 day ago

Naxalites hold centre stage in Kunal Basu's first Bangla novel

KOLKATA: Till a year and a half ago, author Kunal Basu was writing 'Kalkatta', a fictional memoir of a gigolo in contemporary Kolkata. And now, he finds himself immersed in a world that's diametrically opposite to the gigolo's universe of sex and ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Hindustan Times

World Book Day From Devdas to Parineeta movies based on books

Content-oriented scripts have always been in demand. Just think, what's better than deriving screenplays from renowned books. Nothing, right? On World Book Day, let'stake a look at the successful Bollywood movies which were adapted from famous ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago

Briefly, with feelings

First, the good news. They are all here: Tagore, Premchand, Manto, Chughtai. R K Narayan, Amrita Pritam, Ruskin Bond, Gulzar, Anita Desai. Thakazhi, Basheer, Paul Zacharia, Mahasweta Devi, Ambai, U R Ananthamurthy. Vikram Seth, Irwin Allan Sealy, ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Of forests and women who tell their stories

Environmental activist Vandana Siva says that development must be defined "by the people for whom it is supposed to be… if the community feels that letting a river flow is development, then they let the river flow. If the community feels building ...
 Kashmir Times3 weeks ago
Outlook India

Forgotten Brethren

I sometimes wonder how I would describe today's India if I were a historian writing a hundred years from now. I would write, first, that the paramount marker of the first decade of 21st century India was the extraordinary indifference that people of ...
 Outlook India3 weeks ago

Dalit literature goes global

For ages, Dalits have had their tales told by upper-caste writers. Premchand wrote of Dukhi, Mulk Raj Anand of Bakha, Arundhati Roy of Velutha and Mahasweta Devi of Doulati. But what if Dukhi, Bakha, Velutha and Doulati take up the pen and decide to ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Rediff.com

Dilip Kumar's Top 25 Films

Dilip Kumar has received the Padma Vibhushan award, the second highest civilian award of the country. We celebrate the icon by re-visiting his best movies. Dilip Kumar. The name evokes a myriad of images and every single one is iconic. From his mischievous smile that rejoices in teasing his leading lady to the pangs of pain in coping with the upheavals of his broken heart to his swaggering antics that could break the mightiest of tyrants, the visuals are endless. At a time when acting was ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Amitav Ghosh shortlisted for Booker International Prize

Indian writer Amitav Ghosh has been shortlisted along with nine other heavyweight writers for the biannual £60,000 Man Booker International Prize. Ghosh is author of bestsellers like the Ibis Trilogy, The Hungry Tide, The Glass Palace, The Calcutta ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Dhaka will remember Draupadi

Curtains on Int'l Theatre Fest at Shilpakala Saurav Dey Theatre troupe Kalakshetra from Manipur, India staged their much-acclaimed production Draupadi at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The show was held as part of ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago
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