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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......

It's time we face our own devils: Message from bus rape documentary

It is time India started taking part in chats about itself instead of trying to ban them A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest outside a court in New Delhi a year after the heinous......

'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......

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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A weekend of classic renditions and soulful music

GURGAON: Now a biannual event, the latest edition of the Gurgaon Utsav could not have been timed more perfectly. Three quality performances over... ...

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Spinning elegance, one story at a time

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Utsav brings Manto to Gurgaon

GURGAON: Saadat Hasan Manto, master of the short story, continues to hold up a mirror to society, a mirror that many of us would rather not see.... ...

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Reaching out

Danish Iqbal talks about All India Radio's Urdu Theatre Festival, starting this Monday Urdu continues to be the flavour of the season. We are... ...

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A foreigner in the Harappan ruins

I first came to Harappa (pronounced Hadappa), on the highway between Lahore and Multan, 12 or so years ago. By the time I stepped out of the car... ...

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