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Kaagaz Ke Phool

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

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Guru Dutt, the light that burned twice as brightly: Birth anniversary special

When Guru Dutt died, allegedly of an overdose of sleeping pills, in 1964, few would have guessed the...

09 Jul 2019 8:00 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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60 years of Kaagaz Ke Phool: The most outstanding self-reflexive film of Indian cinema

Kaagaz Ke Phool, which was released on 2 January 1959, has strong autobiographical elements and is a...

02 Jan 2019 22:43 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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NFAI might have misplaced 9,200 film prints including Pather Panchali, Mother India

According to a report, films including iconic films like Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali (1955),...

13 Sep 2017 15:05 IST — Our Correspondent

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10 timeless sad songs by Mohammed Rafi – Death anniversary special

With a voice that suited Guru Dutt as much as it did Shammi Kapoor, Mohammed Rafi ruled Hindi film...

31 Jul 2017 14:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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10 songs that showcase Geeta Dutt’s versatility

On her 45th death anniversary (20 July), we look back at some timeless hits which show the gifted of...

20 Jul 2017 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Remembering the royally graceful actress Veena – Birth anniversary special

On her 91st birth anniversary (4 July), we recall the beautiful actress whose imposing presence made...

04 Jul 2017 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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What set apart Kaifi Azmi from his peer and contemporary Sahir Ludhianvi?

Peers, competitors, friends, and fellow men, Kaifi Azmi and Sahir Ludhianvi were among the most and...

16 Jan 2017 15:11 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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What makes Kaagaz Ke Phool special?

A look at legendary cinematographer VK Murthy's contribution to the film on its 58th anniversary...

02 Jan 2017 12:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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How Guru Dutt continues to enchant Indian cinema 

A pioneer in the art of cinema, Guru Dutt's works left an impact and influence on Indian that On...

10 Oct 2016 9:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Women, the forgotten symbol of Guru Dutt's progressive ideas

The independent woman formed the crux of Guru Dutt's cinematic ideology. His heroines were of On...

09 Jul 2016 13:30 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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The most iconic sets of Hindi cinema

The set is the most important space within which the life of a film takes place. Often the unsung of...

20 Mar 2016 11:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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6 unforgettable nazms by Kaifi Azmi

A romantic revolutionary, Azmi changed Indian cinema with his intense, emotional verses. Here are 6...

23 Jan 2016 9:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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The return of Nana Patekar

As an aging artiste in 'Natasamrat', Nana Patekar provided a timely reminder of a character...

08 Jan 2016 14:12 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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5 times Geeta Dutt knocked it out of the park

Few actresses were blessed with the kind of looks and vocals that Geeta Dutt was. Despite any formal...

23 Nov 2015 11:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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3 essential reads on Guru Dutt

One of India's most singular filmmakers, here are three essential books to read on Guru Dutt....

17 Nov 2015 18:48 IST — Sonal Pandya