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Sridevi, who ruled the silver screen in the 1980s,

By Admin Mar 21, 2018 - 0 Comments

Sridevi, whose irresistible cocktail of indigenous oomph and gift for connecting with the audience filled up cavernous single-screens and took her to the pinnacle of popularity in the Hindi, Telugu and Tamil film industries, died in Dubai on Saturday night. She was 54, reports said. Pure gold at the box office, Sridevi could also turn out sensitive performances – Moondrum Pirai (Sadma in Hindi), Lamhe and, more lately, English Vinglish to name just three – with equal felicity and feel.

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My tryst with rum and an ‘Old Monk’ I won’t remember…

By Admin Jan 12, 2018 - 0 Comments

My dad loves rum. As a teen, I never understood why. My throat would burn with each sip and every whiff smelled of nail polish remover. Stealing sips from my father’s drink, I wasn’t too keen on it and would immediately retreat to a familiar sweet taste of my fruit beer (duh!). Two years short of my quarter-life crisis, with almost no money in my pocket and an array of experiences, I am much wiser. And I love rum.

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DONATE TO CHARITY FOR HANDICRAFTS

By Admin Jan 09, 2018 - 0 Comments

Artisans stand to gain a lot from our acts of charity. You too can play an important role by donating for a cause that aims to uplift the economic standards of the artisan community. The fact that someone out there can actually benefit from even a little that we have to offer is reason enough to be associated with handicrafts and related charity causes.

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Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone to reunite for Sanjay Bhansali’s next

By Admin Jan 03, 2018 - 0 Comments

As per the reports coming, Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone may reunite for Sanjay Bhansali’s next film.

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BHUVAN SHOME (1969)

By Admin Mar 20, 2017 - 1 Comments

Bhuvan Shome is a 1969 Hindi film directed by Mrinal Sen. Based on a story by Balai Chandra Mukhopadhyay, this film is considered a landmark in the Modern Indian Cinema. This film is one of the earliest attempts at what came to be known as art house or new wave cinema in India.

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TRIKAL (1985)

By Admin Mar 20, 2017 - 1 Comments

Trikal (also, Trikal Present, Past, Future) is a 1985 Hindi film directed by Shyam Benegal. The film is predominantly set in the pre-liberation Goa of the early 1960s and gives a great insight into the society of those days.

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MAYA MIRIGA (1984)

By Admin Mar 20, 2017 - 3 Comments

Maya Miriga (The Mirage) is a 1984 Odia film directed by Nirad N. Mohapatra. This was the first full length feature film by Mahapatra and dealt with the social issues of the time. Made with a shoestring budget, it went on to win general acclaim at film festivals and received many awards.

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THE WIFE'S LETTER (2016)

By Admin Mar 20, 2017 - 1 Comments

Streer Potro, or the Wife's Letter turned out to be another avant-garde piece of Cinema from Aneek Chaudhuri's closet. Firstly, when someone gets exposed to a film with such a title, one would definitely find himself/herself familiar with Rabindranath Tagore's short story of the same name.

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