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Framing dalit presence in Indian cinema

Framing dalit presence in Indian cinema

February 6, 2020

In Indian cinema, the issue of caste was seldom a prominent subject with most film-makers and is rarely dealt with the seriousness and urgency it deserves. The marginalization that is a reality in the social space extends to the film world as well. 

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Remembering Mrinal Sen’s legacy

Remembering Mrinal Sen’s legacy

January 3, 2019

Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, known for his hard-hitting films on the Indian society, died at the age of 95. He was the last of the triumvirate of directing icons - Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak, that put Indian cinema on a global stage.

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IFFI Goa 2017 lures cinephiles with an attractive line-up

IFFI Goa 2017 lures cinephiles with an attractive line-up

November 23, 2017

The jury that selected Nude by Ravi Jadhav and S Durga by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan must have done something right with the selection process as the diverse range of films in the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) list is drawing cinephiles in large numbers.

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Majid Majidi

Majid Majidi

May 8, 2017

He is from Iran, but, his works have instituted gratitude in the world of cinema. Majid Majidi is currently busy shooting Beyond the Clouds in India. While the film is still under his mindful creation, this highly celebrated filmmaker shares a piece of his mind with India & You.

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Bollywood stars garnering global attention

Bollywood stars garnering global attention

February 8, 2017

Bollywood actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Anupam Kher and Irrfan Khan, among many others, have made it big with stunning performances internationally. And, with the start of 2017, many others are in the line to join them.

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