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And The Music Stops…. Khayyam #RIP

February 18, 1927-August 19, 2019AND THE MUSIC STOPS Veteran composer Khayyam breathed his last in a Mumbai hospital around 9.30 pm on Monday Khalid Mohamed He always had a furrowed brow, as if he was waiting to reach an errant… Continue Reading →

Vidya Sinha – Alvida Rajnigandha of Indian Cinema #RIP

Vidya Sinha (1947-2019): Most Memorable Roles of the Actress Vidya Sinha was born in a family directly related to films. Her father Pratap Rana, who was a producer, was married to the daughter of film director Mohan Sinha. Actress Vidya… Continue Reading →

Mani Ratnam, Anurag Kashyap, other celebrities write open letter to PM Modi over lynchings

Strong words from 49 eminent personalities to PM Modi   The letter also states that the phrase “Jai Shri Ram” has been reduced to a “provocative war cry” On 23 July, a group of artists, filmmakers, social activists and medical… Continue Reading →

Gulzar-I think I have a copyright on the Moon #SundayReading

The Moon and the way it eclipses, grows, moves and shines has been an abiding metaphor in Gulzar’s songs and poems, describing emotions that range from romance and mischief to solitude and silence. “Ashaji (Bhonsle) once told me, had it… Continue Reading →

Women Surviving the Kabir Singhs in their lives #Vaw

When does it stop being romance and become coercive control? When do you stop making excuses for him? How tough is it to break up? Sunday Times spoke to three domestic abuse survivors on how they found the courage to… Continue Reading →

Mumbai Press Club deplores Actor Kangana Ranaut abusing and Intimidating media persons

MUMBAI 12 JULY: The Mumbai Press Club strongly condemns the language and behavior of actor Ms Kangana Ranaut in respect of the news media, and in particular towards PTI journalist, Justin Rao. During the release on 7th July, 2019 of a… Continue Reading →

SC Dismisses Brahman Samaj Plea To Ban ‘Article 15’ Screening

Supreme Court says go to appropriate authority July 8, 201979  The Supreme Court today (Monday, July 8) dismissed a plea by Brahman Samaj seeking ban on screening of the movie Article 15 and cancellation of certificate issued to it by… Continue Reading →

Why Does the Film Article 15 Disturb?

#TheCitizenHasRights – An article of faith Rajeev Khanna  Today we kick off a series of stories revolving around the Fundamental Rights guaranteed by the Constitution of India. Through field reports, interviews, photo essays, histories and analysis, we discover these rights… Continue Reading →

Article 15: Karni Sena protests against the release of his film

Article 15 director Anubhav Sinha on Karni Sena threat : It’s time people respected CBFC After the threats from Karni Sena against the release of Article 15, director Anubhav Sinha says that filmmakers can’t be constantly bullied. Anubhav Sinha’s Article… Continue Reading →

Kerala HC Gives Go-Ahead for Screening Anand Patwardhan’s Film in Kerala Festival

The single-judge bench of Justice Shaji P Chaly over-ruled the Centre’s objection that the documentary “might affect law & order”, even as per the I&B Ministry’s own guidelines.Newsclick Report 25 Jun 2019 I New Delhi: In a big boost for filmmaker… Continue Reading →

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