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Do Bigha Zamin

Dir.:ected by Zoya Akhtar | Rated: A (CBFC) | 2h 36m | 15 July 2011

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10 fascinating facets of Balraj Sahni — Birth anniversary special

Cinestaan looks at the life and passions of the artiste on his 108th birth anniversary....

01 May 2021 21:04 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Makar Sankranti special: Revisiting the plight of the farmer in films

Cinestaan takes a look at how farmers have been represented in Hindi cinema through the decades....

14 Jan 2021 21:42 IST — The Cinestaan Team

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Bimal Roy, the making of a legend: Anniversary special

Bimal Roy's leanings towards the poor and the downtrodden stemmed from his basic humanism rather...

08 Jan 2020 23:07 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Revisiting Bimal Roy's Udayer Pathey and Do Bigha Zamin — birth anniversary special

On his 109th birth anniversary (he was born on 12 July 1909), we look at Roy's first film Udayer...

12 Jul 2018 17:17 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Extempore has always been Daddy’s trump card: Naved Jaffrey on his father Jagdeep

On Jagdeep's 79th birthday (he was born on 29 March 1939), his son and well-known television his...

29 Mar 2018 10:38 IST — Keyur Seta

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Balraj Sahni's personal essay included in Bimal Roy: The Man Who Spoke in Pictures

Today, 8 January, on Roy’s 52nd death anniversary, we look at what Sahni had to say about the...

08 Jan 2018 9:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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10 Salil Chowdhury compositions that bring out the many shades of life – Birth anniversary special

Poet, composer and playwright Salil Chowdhury introduced a new rhythm to Indian film music with his...

19 Nov 2017 21:23 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Hrishikesh Mukherjee – loving, charming, conflicted and pragmatic

On the filmmaker's 95th birth anniversary, Bimal Roy's daughter Rinki remembers her who her...

30 Sep 2017 13:00 IST — Rinki Roy

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70 years of Independence: A look at Hindi cinema from 1940 to 2017

On 15th August, the day India acquired her freedom, we chart dominant themes and events in the eight...

15 Aug 2017 14:00 IST — Anita Paikat

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Balraj Sahni at JNU: On Indian hypocrisy and the need to respect talent

An actor par excellence, Balraj Sahni was also a man for all seasons. A staunch Communist, he tried...

13 Apr 2017 12:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar


When Filmfare was known as the Clare awards

The first awards ceremony recognized only five winners and was a relatively small affair....

21 Mar 2017 10:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


Jaya Bachchan, Apurva Asrani, Joy Roy remember Bimal Roy at MAMI

A panel discussion on legendary filmmaker Roy and his works was held on 25 October....

26 Oct 2016 11:19 IST — Sonal Pandya


5 lesser-known roles played by Nirupa Roy

Long before she played mother to heroes like Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra, actress Nirupa Roy was...

13 Oct 2016 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


Bimal Roy: The genius who helped several talents to flourish

Each one of Bimal Roy's team of friends and collaborators from Calcutta was a great in...

08 Jan 2016 17:42 IST — Sonal Pandya