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Mahasweta Devi - a voice of the oppressed
The 91-year-old, who died on Thursday, went beyond her role as a writer to help tribals in organising themselves in groups so that they could take up development activities in their own areas. A......
Reality TV stars earning BIG bucks
Limelight. Those who love it, want it and will do anything for it. They'll stand in long queues and fight with families (in some cases) only to find themselves facing the arclights, getting......
Kalpana Lajmi suffering from kidney ailment
Kalpana Lajmi was one of the most promising female directors in Bollywood when her films Ek Pal and Rudaali stormed the festivals and made neat profits. But today the 62-year-old lady is in......
Parineeti Chopra to play Kalpana Lajme in Bhupen Hazarika biopic?
While Bengali superstar Prosenjit has been finalised to play legendary composer Bhupen Hazarika, Kalpana Lajmi is keen that Parineeti Chopra play her in the bio-pic, and the......
Chingaari's music lacks spark
The trials and tribulations of women in Indian society have always been the focal point of director Kalpana Lajmi's films.In her ready for release Chingaari too, she portrays the impact of......
'He didn't make films. He made poetry'
I always felt Guru Dutt was not given the respect he deserved," sayshis niece, director Kalpana Lajmi.That was when he was alive.After his death that gloomy October morning 40 years ago, Guru Dutt......
Raveena to head Children's Film Society
National Award-winner (for Kalpana Lajmi's Daman) Raveena Tandon has been appointed chairperson of the Children's Film Society of India.Duggupati Suresh has been nominated vice-chairperson while......
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