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This is the best time to experiment with content and to be an actor: Rasika Dugal

This is the best time to experiment with content and to be an actor: Rasika Dugal

December 11, 2018

  In her decade-long career, Rasika Dugal, who has done a mix of feature films like Manto and Qissa, short films like The School Bag and web series like Humourously Yours and Mirzapur, feels that it’s a great time for actors, writers, and directors with the advent of onlin...

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Entretien avec l’acteur Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Entretien avec l’acteur Nawazuddin Siddiqui

October 1, 2018

Le célèbre acteur qui tient le rôle titre du film Manto de Nandita Das, actuellement sur les écrans indiens et bientôt en France, parle de ce film retraçant la vie du grand écrivain indien controversé mais aussi de sa carrière d’acteur et de l’industrie du cinéma i...

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Content driven films getting glory in Bollywood

Content driven films getting glory in Bollywood

September 6, 2018

Despite some masala hits like Judwaa 2 (2017) and Golmaal Again (2017), Bollywood has experienced a shift to content-driven films like October (2018) and Raazi (2018), garnering critical acclaim and winning over viewers’ hearts.

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Five promising female filmmakers of India

Five promising female filmmakers of India

June 17, 2017

There are a number of 'wonder women' in Indian cinema who are donning the hat of the director with poise. Here is a list of five female filmmakers who are making waves in India and abroad attracting audience attention and critical acclaims.

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Top Indian stories from Cannes Film Festival 2017

Top Indian stories from Cannes Film Festival 2017

May 22, 2017

As the 70th year of Cannes Film Festival celebrates cinema and charm once again, Indian films and personas made their presence noteworthy at the French Riviera. Red carpet strides, screenings, poster launch, fashion, gossips and more – let’s look at the most significant ones ...

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Urdu in the 21st Century

Urdu in the 21st Century

February 15, 2016

While classic poets such as Mir Taqi Mir and Mirza Ghalib of the 17th and 18th century set a benchmark, even in the modern world, Urdu, one of the principal languages of India, is alive and thriving with rich poetry, theatre, qawwali and mushaira.   Every word that Gulzar, a...

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