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Shatranj Ke Khilari

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

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Amjad Khan, the man who brought alive Hindi cinema's best-known villain – Anniversary special

Born on this day 70 years ago, Amjad Khan, Sholay's Gabbar Singh, was more than just an actor at...

12 Nov 2020 15:05 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Remembering Ram Mohan, artist extraordinaire

The legendary animator and filmmaker passed away on 11 October 2019 leaving behind a strong legacy...

02 Feb 2020 6:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Shabana Azmi: Lucky to have worked with Satyajit Ray

Reminiscent of her first interaction with the prolific filmmaker on the film set, Azmi explained how...

27 Jan 2018 15:00 IST — IANS

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8 memorable film roles of Leela Mishra – Death anniversary special

On the 30th anniversary of the passing of the actress Hindi film fans fondly remember as Mausi, we...

17 Jan 2018 7:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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How Saeed Jaffrey and Michael Caine became friends over a stool – Birth anniversary special

On the versatile actor's birth anniversary, we take a look at his rise in world cinema despite...

08 Jan 2018 10:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Remembering David Abraham, a man of many parts

On the 36th anniversary of his death, we look back at the talented artiste’s numerous other to...

02 Jan 2018 9:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Homage to Tom Alter, Om Puri and Ramananda Sengupta at Kolkata Film Festival

Three films will be showcased in memory of cinematographer Sengupta (Headmaster, 1959) and actors Ke...

06 Nov 2017 13:04 IST — IANS

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Tom Alter (1950-2017): A man who lived many lives in one

The Padma Shri recipient and thespian passed away after a long struggle with skin cancer on 29 2017....

30 Sep 2017 11:58 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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5 film adaptations of Premchand's classics – Birth anniversary special

A benchmark for literary excellence in Hindi, Munshi Premchand's influence extended into the of...

31 Jul 2017 13:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Remembering Amjad Khan's unusual roles on his 25th death anniversary

The actor is most known for his abhorrent yet immortal role of Gabbar Singh. However, he is one of...

27 Jul 2017 10:00 IST — Anita Paikat

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Sadgati and Shatranj Ke Khilari: Satyajit Ray's tryst with Hindi cinema and Premchand

Auteur, artist, photographer, filmmaker, storyteller, Satyajit Ray was a rare genius. Despite his of...

24 Apr 2017 11:07 IST — Shriram Iyengar


How Saeed Jaffrey landed himself a part in Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khilari

The veteran actor was an inimitable charmer who made his mark in every production he was a part of....

08 Jan 2017 9:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


Munshi Premchand wrote the first zombie story — Death anniversary tribute

Theatre personality Mujeeb Khan shares some interesting info about the legendary author. ...

08 Oct 2016 10:57 IST — Keyur Seta


Amjad Khan: The forgotten nawab

In his only Hindi feature film, Satyajit Ray cast one of the greatest villains of all time as a...

27 Jul 2016 14:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Sanjeev Kumar: The man who could play any part

Remembering the chameleon-like performer on his 78th birth anniversary....

09 Jul 2016 20:01 IST — Sonal Pandya