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Happy birthday Shankar: Five best films of the filmmaker that ...

Happy birthday Shankar: S Shankar is often called the Steven Spielberg of Tamil cinema and the showman of south Indian cinema. On his birthday on Monday, a loo at his best work. Hindustan Times, 1 month ago

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Which of these films will win Oscars?

Aseem Chhabra lists the films that won his heart at the Toronto International Film Festival. The COVID-19 pandemic hit us hard, but the recently concluded Toronto International Film Festival is a sign that film lovers and festival organisers are not defeated. TIFF was the first festival to be held in North America during the time of COVID-19 and despite all the hurdles, the organisers put up a great show, holding some screenings in theatres, others in drive-ins and some online. The true test of ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

5 Indians make it on TIME's most influential list

The TIME magazine has released a list of 100 pioneers, leaders, titans, artists, and icons who marked their impact on people this year (external link).   This year, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana, the 'dadi from Shaheen Bhagh' Bilkis, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Professor Ravindra Gupta are among TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2020. Bilkis -- The ‘dadi from Shaheen Bagh’ 82-year old Bilkis -- is now one of ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Why Mira Nair's Films Speak To Me

Mira's films are alive, rocking and so true to the reality I know.They are gifts that I keep revisiting, and I cannot wait for what more she will share with us, notes Aseem Chhabra. IMAGE: Director Mira Nair. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Getty Images In 1983, my late journalist friend Arthur J Pais told me that he was going to interview film-maker Mira Nair for India Abroad. The interview was for her 52-minute long documentary, So Far From India./p> I had seen the charming film -- the story of ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

Time for police to act against offensive WhatsApp groups

Why has Mumbai's cyber police taken no action against these WhatsApp groups who everyday, commit offences under the Indian Penal Code?The police cannot be unaware of their existence, observes Shruthi Marathe. All Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/   How many Mumbaikars will the Shiv Sena beat up for forwarding WhatsApp messages insulting to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray? WhatsApp groups supportive of the Bharatiya Janata Party churn out such cartoons every day.
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies of colon cancer

American actor Cadwick Boseman, best known for his titular superhero role in Black Panther and as baseball icon Jackie Robinson in 42, has died after a four-year-long secret battle with colon cancer. He was 43.   IMAGE: Chadwick Boseman in 2019. Photograph: Danny Moloshok/Reuters In a statement posted on his official Twitter handle, the actor's family said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2016. He passed away at his residence with his wife and family by his side. 'A true fighter, ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

The man who taught Naseer, Om, Anupam acting

'Alkazisaab trained innumerable actors to be good human beings.' IMAGE: Ebrahim Alkazi, a bonafide Indian legend. Photograph: Kind courtesy Sonali Kulkarni/Instagram Theatre doyen and legendary teacher Ebrahim Alkazi passed into the ages and film folk and his students paid the great man rich tribute: Anupam Kher: What can I say about a human being who has taught me everything worth learning in life? We've lost the doyen of Indian theatre. Ebrahim Alkazisaab was not only my guru and mentor.
 Rediff.com1 month ago 'Father of Indian theatre' Ebrahim Alkazi dies at 94  Rediff.com1 month ago

The soldier who played a soldier

'Putting your life at stake defending your motherland is the best feeling you can get.' IMAGE: Major Mohammed Ali Shah (retd), second from right, plays a soldier in Avrodh. All Photographs: Kind courtesy Mohommed Ali Shah   Mohammed Ali Shah is an actor, a former Major in the Indian Army, a TEDx speaker, a teacher at Subhash Ghai's acting school, an alumnus of IIM-Calcutta, a man who wears many hats. His father is retired Lieutenant General Zameer Uddin Shah, who was also former vice ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

India's Baahubali Captain

His cricketing brain, always sharp, was blessed with exceptional speed of information absorption and processing.He could quickly zero in on what needed to be done and use the element of surprise to overpower the opposition, observes Shreekant Sambrani. IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni played his last match for India during the 2019 World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images Mahendra Singh Dhoni's greatest achievement was not in any cricket match or on any cricket ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

IAF writes to Censor Board about 'undue negative portrayal' in 'Gunjan Saxena'

The Indian Air Force has written to the Central Board of Film Certification complaining against its "undue negative portrayal" in the movie Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl', which is scheduled for a release on Netflix on Thursday. The IAF in its letter to the censor board, and sent to Netflix and Dharma Productions, has stated that as per initial understanding, "Dharma Productions had agreed to represent Indian Air Force with authenticity and make all efforts to ensure that the film helps to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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