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Judge Sri Srinivasan, best of America and India

The first Indian-origin federal judge in the United States is India Abroad Person of the Year 2013 President Barack Obama calls him one of his “favourite people.” Justice Sandra Day......

'Unlike 9/11, not much was said post 26/11'

To India, With Love: From New York to Mumbai, issued recently to mark the anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist siege, is not just a coffee book, says Waris Ahluwalia, one of its three editors."It is......

Revisiting Anita Desai

American colleges and universities are notorious for professors with big reputations who barely have time for their students. But, in the two odd decades that she has taught in America, especially......

The rocky road to Muzaffarabad

Part I : The blurring of the LoC Uri, is a small town situated on a plateau. One road from here diversifies towards Punch in the south. The river is far below, on the other side of town, and the......

Tina Turner too 'sexy' for Goddess Shakti?

\n\n\n\nA leading Hindu rights activist in the UK says rock star Tina Turner should avoid cigarettes, alcohol and 'illicit' sex to pacify those members of the community who are outraged at the......

'My family thought I was mad!'

Karan Bilimoria, the founder of Cobra Beer, has just become Lord Bilimoria. While several Indians have hit the big-time internationally, Bilimoria is the only one to have done so by building a......

Prasad to lead CII delegation to Cannes

Seeing the commercial potential of the Indian film industry, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is leading a delegation to the Cannes Film Festival, where Bollywood star......

From films to fitness

After five film releases in three years- Samar in 1999, Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi and Bollywood Calling in 2001, Sur and Kaante in 2002, content company Pritish Nandy Communicationshas pinned an......

NRI meet to miss some big names

Absent from the list of participants for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the largest ever gathering of global Indians being held between January 9-11, are businessmen like Laxmi Mittal, Swaraj Paul,......

'Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is simply a genius'

Aseem Chhabra remembers Oscar-winning author Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, who together with filmmakers Ismail Merchant and James Ivory, brought many a quiet, gentle tale to life. The late Ismail......

This trio is truly one of a kind

Vijaya Mulay recalls her encounters with the amazing trio: Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. I encountered a problem in writing about James Francis Ivory (b......

James Ivory to auction away Merchant's riches

When Indian born British movie producer Ismail Merchant died in May 2005, he left behind a treasure trove of objects stored in various cities like Mumbai, New York, London and Paris.The producer......

The stars remember Ismail Merchant

On May 25, 2005, filmmaker Ismail Merchant died suddenly in a hospital in London.A year later, his friends and colleagues gathered in New York City's Florence Gould Hall to honour his memory. It......

Merchant to be buried in Mumbai

Eminent India-born director Ismail Merchant, who passed away at a hospital in London on Wednesday, will be buried in Mumbai, his family said. "His body will be taken to Mumbai, his birthplace, in a......
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Q. QUIZ - Which of da following films is NOT directed by da renowned director Ismail Merchant? Heat and Dust Mystic Masseur Split Wide Open Shakespearwallahgive da rite answer
:  A. Split wide open more

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Q. The film \'Mystic Masseur\', directed by Ismail Merchant, revolves around da Indian diaspora living in South Africa Fiji Islands Middle East Canada United States
Seema Arora:  A. Trinad and Tobago, which is in North & Central America more

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Q. Which of da following films is not directed by da renowned director Ismail Merchant? Shakespearwallah Mystic Masseur Split Wide Open Heat and Dust
Seema Arora:  A. He has directed only the Mystic Masseur. more

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Q. Most Hindi films copy music etc . from Hollywood films. However Shanker Jaikishan\'s two songs were used in Hollywood films. Can you name at least one song and in which Hollywood film it was used?
Seema Arora:  A. One of India most famous and first international producer - Director Ismail merchant was close To Shankar Jaikishan. and was good frd of Jaikishan....... more

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Q. The documentary film the 'Making of the Mahatma' was made by\ A) Meera Nair B) Ismail Merchant C) Shyam Benegal D) Shekhar Kapoor
HEMANT MEHTA:  A. Shiyam Bengal more

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Engaging and evocative

Comment · print · T T T+· T- A still from The Householder starring Leela Naidu and Shashi Kapoor Ruth Prawer Jhabvala TOPICS Ruth... ...

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'In her mind, Ruth lived in 3 continents'

NEW DELHI: First she wrote by hand; the warped, barely legible alphabets on the notebooks would resemble a cryptic code. Once through, she would... ...

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The writer's story

Her Three Continent: 50 Years with Merchant Ivory is a film festival curated by Meera Dawan. It celebrates Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (1927-2013), author... ...

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The remains of Ruth

As the India International Centre in New Delhi holds a retrospective of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's films, let's look back at the life and times of the... ...

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Debating the magic realism of cinema

What is cinema? This is a question that has evoked a hundred answers. A good film must tell a good story, and say it engagingly, the late Ismail... ...

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