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Sai Paranjpye: Farooque Sheikh was an angel
The news of Farooque Sheikh's sudden demise came a rude shock on the morning of December 28. Like the rest of the country, Sai Paranjpye, who directed the late veteran in her 1981 cult comedy......
Review: Sai Paranjpye's Chashme Buddoor is special
Sai Paranjpye's Chashme Buddoor is the best Hindi film you'll see this year, writes Raja Sen.There is a scene in Sai Paranjpye’s Chashme Buddoor where Farooq Shaikh and Deepti Naval are on......
Getting to know the Chashme Buddoor director
She's not the first Indian woman to direct films but Sai Paranjpye's contribution ranks among the most significant. Enchanted by the art of story-telling and the scale of imagination at a very......
Dinesh Raheja profiles Chashme Buddoor
Dinesh RahejaChashme Buddoor is that rare comic Hindi film which is funny without being puerile. This Sai Paranjpye humourfest was a frothy hit when released in 1981 and brought about a mini......
'Om was just... the salt of the earth'
'Though his death was sudden, I can't say it was totally unexpected.''In a way death has relieved him of all the stress, and that includes the bad films he took on, I presume for financial......
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