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#Sundayreading – Counting 116 Moonlit Nights… Gulzar Sahib

  photo courtesy: Gokry M. In one of the most memorable songs penned by Gulzar sahib i.e. Mera Kuch Saamaan the last stanza makes a mention about 116 moon lit nights (ek sau solah chaand ki raatein) that were spent together. Why… Continue Reading →

The queen of mujra moves #Sundayreading

Moupia Basu | April 6, 2013, TimesCrest Chic in a trouser-kurti ensemble, former actor and dancer Minoo Mumtaz is completely at ease as she reclines on the sofa in her Pune home. She has a flight to catch in a couple of… Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Anurag Kashyap and his 12.12.12 project. #kractivism

121212 LATEST UPDATE CLICK HERE IMPACT OF POSTING THIS LETTER HERE, MESSAGE FROM THE FILMMAKER– ‘KRACKTIVISM” ( Within 3 hours after putting this post- picture abhi baak hai dost :-P) “Shilpa has been refunded the expenses she incurred on making… Continue Reading →

Fearless Nadia Hunterwali, once more #Sundayreading #cinema

India may have forgotten Mary Ann Evans, but the world is heaping praises on her. As Australia, her birth country, pays a tribute to India’s original stunt queen, Saadia S Dhailey ruminates on the life and times of Fearless Nadia… Continue Reading →

An Artist’s Demons- #Sundayreading

The highs and lows of being Piyush Mishra By AKSHAY MANWANI | 1 November 2012, The Caravan COURTESY PIYUSH MISHRA Piyush Mishra in the title role of Hamlet. Directed by Fritz Bennewitz, the play marked Mishra’s acting debut at NSD in 1985. ACTOR,… Continue Reading →

When going to the Movies was an art #Sundayreading #cinema

When going to the movies was an art As Regal cinema enters its 80th year, here’s a look at the ‘theatre of firsts’ Yoshita Sengupta , Mumbai Mirror , Oct 27, 2012 It was a regular school day back in… Continue Reading →

#India #Bollywood –Creatively challenged #sundayreading

Anvar Alikhan | October , 2012, Times Crest Edition Frankly, I blame Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He’s the one who started it all, with his Black and its themes of sensory disability and Alzheimer’s. Then came Aamir Khan with his Taare Zameen Par… Continue Reading →

Poster purge: Mumbai targets Jism 2 #Censorship #Moralpolicing

          MUMBAI: An NCP MLC has succeeded in goading the city’s mayor into playing the moral police. The latest victim is the film Jism 2, starring Sunny Leone, whose posters will now have to be removed from all BEST buses…. Continue Reading →

Obituary- French film-maker Chris Marker ( 1911-2012)

French film-maker Chris Marker dies The controversial Left Bank Cinema director scored an arthouse hit with Sans Soleil and made the brilliant, haunting, highly influential La Jetée The Guardian Film director Chris Marker, who has died aged 91 Chris Marker,… Continue Reading →

Invitation for a Film Treat at TISS- May 8, Block it !!

The School of Media and Cultural Studies invites you to a screening of  a series of five final films by the Class of 2012. The film screenings will be followed by an interaction and discussion with the filmmakers. Date: May… Continue Reading →

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