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Telling the story of the birth of a nation is never easy: Shyam Benegal

“Telling the story of the birth of a nation is never easy. Especially if that nation is as big and diverse as India,” said Shyam Benegal about ‘Samvidhaan -- The......

Chicago's Apna Ghar celebrates 20 years of service

Shyam Benegal, whose films like Ankur, Bhumika and Mandi have celebrated women trying to take control of their destinies, delivered the keynote speech at the 20th anniversary gala of Apna Ghar......

Shyam Benegal nominated for RS

Noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal, media magnate Shobhana Bhartia and eminent art historian Kapila Vatsayan were on Thursday nominated to Rajya Sabha. They fill the vacancies caused by the retirement......

Benegal's 'Bose' taken to court

Shyam Benegal's latest film, Bose: The Forgotten Hero, was on Wednesday taken to court by a group of researchers who claimed the movie peddled wrong information and defamed the enigmatic leader.The......

Netaji's daughter speaks!

Shyam Benegal's film Bose - The Forgotten Hero releases on May 13, but already finds itself in the midst of controversy. The All-India Forward Bloc has protested against the depiction of events in......

At 50, witty 'Amul' girl captured in book

Over the past four decades she provided a running commentary on the state of affairs of India and on her 50th anniversary, the cheeky, impish 'Amul' girl, has got a birthday present! The likes of......

Soaring burial costs deepen China's grave crisis

The Chinese are facing a grave crisis. The world's most populated country has no space for its dead. The skyrocketing price of cemetery plots and funeral services has come as a shocker to......

Shyam Benegal on FTII crisis: 'Credentials are not important, capabilities are'

'They say this man (Gajendra Chauhan) might have a political agenda. Don’t we all have political agendas and ideologies? If you are an adult, you cannot be brainwashed so easily, right?'......

Review: 12 Years A Slave is a tough, important film

12 Years A Slave is Django Unchained served up Shyam Benegal style, says Raja Sen.Strange Fruit will never quite sound the same again. The old poem -- immortalised in song first by Billie......

100 years of cinema: Shyam Benegal lists his top five films

As Indian cinema celebrates its centenary year, filmmaker Shyam Benegal lists his favourite five films of all time.Sant Tukaram (1936) Directed by Vishnupant Govind Damle and Sheikh......

When Satyadev Dubey refused to work with Shyam Benegal

Eminent theatre personality Satyadev Dubey, who breathed his last in Mumbai yesterday, was one of theearliest friends that filmmaker Shyam Benegal made when he arrived in the city in 1959.The......

'I was ready to play any role for Shyam Benegal'

Mumbai-based businessman-turned-actor Sammir Dattani started his Bollywood career withsmall films like Uff Kya Jaadoo Mohabbat Hai, Pyar Mein Twist and Mukhbir. But with Well Done Abba directed by......

Exclusive: Shyam Benegal on the Commonwealth Games

Decision-making in the government is a painful affair, film director Shyam Benegal, one of the masterminds behind last week's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, tells's Patcy N.Behind......
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Shashi Kapoor honoured with Life Time Achievement Award at Jagran Film Festival

Bhumi Pednekar got the Best Actress award for her debut film Dum Laga Ke Haisha The timeless poster boy of Bollywood Shashi Kapoor, despite his... ...
Shashi Kapoor honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at 6th JFF

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Azmi, a former student of FTII, said that the institution has the legacy of being headed by eminent personalities like Shyam Benegal and U R... ...
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