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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......

Can Modi succeed where Gandhi failed?

'Will Modi succeed with the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan? He will not, because cultural change does not come purely from legislation and never overnight. It comes internally and this is something Gandhi......

Why Shah Rukh, Aamir, Salman had no need for Hindu screen names

'Muslim actors like Dilip Kumar thought they had to give themselves Hindu names to be acceptable. Was their caution justified?' 'My view is that Indians, of all faiths, are tolerant. Secular is a......

Why cowardly encounters will never cease in India

If 25 black men had been executed illegally in the US in one day, the government would have fallen and the population would have rallied to the victims. In India, those of us who did not applaud......

Modi agreed with every word Giriraj said

'Modi deliberately chose such unhinged people because they said what he wanted to, but couldn't,' says Aakar Patel. Are most terrorists in India Muslims? I had the chance to look at this following......

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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Can Modi succeed where Gandhi failed?

'Will Modi succeed with the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan? He will not, because cultural change does not come purely from legislation and never overnight.... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/modi-one-can-modi-succeed-where-gandhi-failed/20150526.htm
Remembering Faiz Ahmad Faiz

A friend who has spent some years in Pakistan, recalled visiting an exhibition on the occasion of Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 98th birthday, where,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Remembering-Faiz-Ahmad-Faiz/2015/05/26/article2832644.ece
Nandita on Cannes recce to find producers for film on Manto

and financiers for her upcoming film on famous Urdu short story writer Saadat Hasan Manto. The actress' earlier visits to the Cannes festival was... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/nandita-on-cannes-recce-to-find-producers-for-film-on-manto-115052500148_1.html
Naseeruddin Shah

The walk from the elevator to the door was probably the longest I have undertaken in recent years and I almost have my heart in my mouth. The last... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/i-dont-believe-an-actor-can-become-a-character-naseeruddin-shah/16235152
Continuing thread

Final year students of the National School of Drama presented a new play, Bitter Fruit, an adaptation of Saadat Hasan Manto's short stories,... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/section-ii/continuing-thread/64476.html

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