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'Father of Indian theatre' Ebrahim Alkazi dies at 94

Alkazi, who was the longest serving director of the National School of Drama, tutored acting greats such as Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri.   IMAGE: Ebrahim Alkazi. Photograph: Wikimedia......

'Sachin Pilot is part of a bigger plot'

'He is not acting solo.''The plot may have people within the Congress and outside.' IMAGE: Sachin Pilot, then Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee president, right, makes a point to then Congress......

'Congress doesn't have roots in Hindu society'

'The Congress today has lost contact with the Hindu clergy.''They go to to Hindu clergy only during the time of elections.' IMAGE: Rahul Gandhi at the Bramha temple in Pushkar, Rajasthan.......

Dom's Take: Where will Pilot land?

The Congress leadership speaks with forked tongue. On Thursday, it said the 'doors' are still open for Sachin Pilot. Sachin is still a member of the Congress, so what door could the party leadershp......

'Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka are not on the same page'

'It can be said without hesitation that Rahul, Priyanka and Sonia Gandhi enjoy perfect relations of mother-daughter-son all together in the family.' 'But their worldview is different and their......

Modi, mines, viprit buddhi

Yes, India needs desperate measures to kick-start growth. But selling off its lungs to the highest bidder to hack away cannot be the way out, says Sumit Bhattacharya. IMAGE: Prime Minister......

Coronavirus impact: Saudi move to halt pilgrimages to hit Indian carriers

Over 50 per cent of all traffic to Jeddah consists pilgrims headed to Mecca and Medina. Saudi Arabia’s decision to halt religious tours to the kingdom to contain the spread of coronavirus......

Coronavirus: China's pain is Air-India's gain

Curtailment of flights between India and China will help Air India and other airlines to boost their seat occupancy and market share. Air India's non-stop flights to Canada and the US will get a......

Not just onion, prices of potato and other veggies also rise

Milk and butter prices have also gone up. Even cooking oil prices, especially of mustard oil, have increased by Rs 15/kg litre. Not just onion, retail prices of potato and other vegetables have......

What is Ronnie Screwvala up to these days?

"If telecom changed the game for how business was done in India, then we need 20 more of those systemic game-changers to take us to the next level," Ronnie Screwvala tells Pavan Lall.Illustration:......

25 GRAND Frames of Mughal-E-Azam

Mughal-E-Azam is an epic event in the history of Indian cinema. Just a mere mention of Karimuddin Asif's extravagant labour of love evokes wows, sighs and adjectives. All the blood, sweat, money,......

The MOST SUCCESSFUL Stories on Real Women

It looks like 2020 is the year of biopics with women taking centre-stage. After Chhapaak, Shakuntala Devi took over. Alia Bhatt's Gangubai Kathiawadi is lined up for release next. Joginder Tuteja......

'I was really fond of Kumkum'

Veteran actor Kumkum, who featured in such Hindi movies like CID, Mr X in Bombay and Mother India, passed away on Tuesday, July 28. She was 86. Her sister-in-law Shenaz told PTI that the actress,......

Moothon review

All through Moothon, you can sense Geethu Mohandas trying hard to empathise with her characters; I just wish she were interested in them, declares Sreehari Nair. Geethu Mohandas's Moothon is the......

'As an actor, I'm hungry for new experiences'

'Akbar was a challenge any actor would love to take up.' IMAGE: Nivin Pauly in Moothon, which will be screened at the prestigious New York Indian Film Festival this weekend. It was a big risk for......

Kapil blames India captain, coach for U-19 WC final brawl

'You lost the match; you have no right to go back to the ground and fight with anybody. You should give more blame to the captain, manager and the people who were sitting outside.' IMAGE: India's......

Jaiswal, Bishnoi, Tyagi in U-19 WC Team of Tournament

IMAGE: India's Yashasvi Jaiswal poses with the player of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup award. Photograph: © ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC 2018 The prolific Yashasvi Jaiswal and highest......

How Bangladesh skipper battled pain of sister's death on way to U-19 World Cup triumph

IMAGE: Akbar Ali was not informed about the tragedy back home but he found out through one of his brothers. Photograph: Cricket World Cup/Twitter Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali battled the pain......

ICC has taken it very seriously: Indian team manager on Bangladesh's aggressive celebrations

IMAGE: As soon as the match ended, it became tense with Bangladeshi players rushing to the ground and displaying aggressive body language. Photograph: Cricket World Cup/Twitter India's......

India skipper says Bangladesh's reaction was 'dirty' following U-19 triumph

IMAGE: After the match both the teams engaged in an exchange of words and even some pushing. Photograph:ICC/Facebook India captain Priyam Garg has called the aggressive celebration of Bangladesh......
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25 GRAND Frames of Mughal-E-Azam

Mughal-E-Azam is an epic event in the history of Indian cinema. Just a mere mention of Karimuddin Asif's extravagant labour of love evokes wows,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/special/25-grand-frames-of-mughal-e-azam/20200805.htm
 Iconic Bollywood film screenplay enters Oscars libra...

The cinema classic celebrates its 60th anniversary this week with director K Asif’s son Akbar Asif presenting the screenplay of the film to the... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/art-and-culture/60-years-of-mughal-e-azam-iconic-bollywood-film-screenplay-enters-oscars-library/story-wmFbmQmR7k8bjzfjtafnXM.html
The MOST SUCCESSFUL Stories on Real Women

It looks like 2020 is the year of biopics with women taking centre-stage. After Chhapaak, Shakuntala Devi took over. Alia Bhatt's Gangubai... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/special/the-most-successful-stories-on-real-women/20200805.htm
Congress faces eviction as Directorate of Estates resurrects old eviction proposals

from her Lodhi Estate government bungalow, a move is afoot to remove the Congress from four Lutyens bungalows, including its 24 Akbar Road party... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/congress-faces-eviction-as-directorate-of-estates-resurrects-old-eviction-proposals/articleshow/77361637.cms
'Father of Indian theatre' Ebrahim Alkazi dies at 94

Alkazi, who was the longest serving director of the National School of Drama, tutored acting greats such as Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri.   IMAGE:... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/father-of-indian-theatre-ebrahim-alkazi-dies-at-94/20200804.htm

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