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Prasoon Joshi: Manto's impact is imprinted on me forever

On Saadat Hasan Manto's 100th birth anniversary, National Award-winning lyricist Prasoon Joshi talks about the writer who he first couldn't fathom and was prohibited from reading and yet went on to......

'Sanskrit had become more a symbol than a language'

'On both sides of our cultural divide, it roused strong emotions that had very little to do with the language and its literature.' 'I felt Sanskrit had been removed from the realm of thought, and......

'Manto's predictions of Pakistan are shockingly accurate'

'Manto is the only writer to grasp what the project of Pakistan would eventually mean,' says Aakar Patel, who has translated a collection of Saadat Hasan Manto's essays in a just-released book Why......

The bookseller with a heart

Aseem Chhabra mourns the passing of the gentle and knowledgeable Mr K D Singh, who owned a quaint bookshop in New Delhi. It was always quiet and warm in there. The narrow aisles made it difficult......

Why do India, Pakistan treat their fishermen like fish?

When a security force finds the vessel of another country within its maritime borders -- with no "objectionable materials apart from a large cache of fish" -- why can't they simply ask the vessel......

Quiz Time: What did Pran aspire to be before he became an actor?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Today, we celebrate Pran's birth anniversary by quizing you about his movies. Let's see how much YOU know! 1. What did Pran aspire to be......

Why Dedh Ishqiya is an important film

'Dedh Ishqiya does not yell out loud that it has an LGBT plot... The film does not show over-the-top caricatures of gay characters that we saw in films like Dostana and Bol Bachchan,' says Aseem......

Legendary actor Pran passes away at 93

Legendary actor Pran, loved and feared in equal measure by moviegoers for his roles in Bollywood hits like 'Milan', 'Madhumati' and 'Zanjeer', passed away at a suburban hospital in Mumbai on Friday......

After cancellation of plays, Pak artistes return home

A group of artistes from Pakistan headed home today after two plays by its theatre groups at the ongoing Bharat Rang Mahotsav at National School of Drama (NSD) here were cancelled amid the recent......

Aamir to star opposite Kate Winslet?

After conquering Bollywood through performances as diverse as a colonised villager (Lagaan), a dyslexic teacher (Taare Zameen Par) and a man with short-term memory loss (Ghajini), Aamir Khan is......
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Movie based on Saadat Hasan Manto in April

A movie based on Saadat Hasan Manto, one of the subcontinent’s most beloved chroniclers of human follies and foibles, is ready to be released. ...

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Dastan of the spoken word

Ankit Chadha, one of 12 dastangoi artists in the country, speaks to about his love for the Persian art form Thin-framed Ankit Chadha is... ...

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Bridging Gap Between the Urban and Rural

Do not treat me as a woman director, I am an artist and a director, Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry might say, after her association with the theatre... ...

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Theatre fete warms up with acclaimed plays

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Moment Just Before Death, a Malayalam play by Saga Entertainment, Kochi, set the mood for the second day... ...

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Delhi result is not a rejection of Modi's politics

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