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Nutan, the best and most versatile of them all: Birth anniversary special

Nutan was a bona fide movie star, but she wore her stardom lightly and never shied away from trying...

04 Jun 2019 23:45 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Revisiting Bandini: Bimal Roy's most complete film with Hindi cinema's first independent woman

Bandini was the first Hindi film to depict the story of a woman imprisoned for a murder that she and...

01 Jan 2019 7:00 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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60 years of Madhumati: The flawless cinematic experience of Bimal Roy's classic

The film, starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala, not only enjoyed sweeping commercial success, but...

19 Sep 2018 8:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Shailendra’s everlasting songs in Bimal Roy’s Madhumati – 95th birth anniversary special

The great lyricist, who was born on this day (30 August) in 1923, wrote nine masterful songs for the...

30 Aug 2018 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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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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Kamini Kaushal: Who has the ability, facility and opportunity to do so much? I’m very lucky

The actress, known for her roles in Neecha Nagar (1946), Shaheed (1948) and Biraj Bahu (1954), 91...

24 Feb 2018 17:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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I believe in Bimal Roy's school of films: Pad Man producer Prernaa Arora

Producer Prernaa Arora of KriArj Entertainment identified with the late Bimal Roy, and wants to his...

10 Feb 2018 10:21 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Suchitra Sen, Hindi cinema's greatest Paro – Death anniversary special

Filmmaker Bimal Roy's daughter Rinki recalls her first glimpse of the legendary Bengali star who...

17 Jan 2018 19:08 IST — Rinki Roy

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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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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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10 things you didn’t know about Bimal Roy’s Madhumati

To celebrate the film’s release in Mumbai on 19 September 1958, we go through some amazing the...

19 Sep 2017 8:55 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Bimal Roy film society to honour Naseeruddin Shah, Farida Jalal, Kundan Shah

The Bimal Roy Memorial Committee & Film Society, which is celebrating 21 years, will honour the...

17 Aug 2017 13:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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I’m continuously discovering stuff about dad: Bimal Roy's daughter Rinki

On Bimal Roy’s 108th birth anniversary (12 July), Rinki Roy Bhattacharya speaks about her book...

12 Jul 2017 12:45 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Book excerpt — Bimal Roy’s Madhumati: Untold Stories from Behind the Scenes

Starring Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala and Pran, the reincarnation-themed drama won nine Filmfare as...

12 Jul 2017 9:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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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

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When Shashi Kapoor was almost cast in Bimal Roy’s Bandini

On his 79th birthday, a look back at how the Jab Jab Phool Khile actor almost landed a role in the...

18 Mar 2017 11:09 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Pictures: Priya Dutt at inauguration of road named after Bimal Roy in Bandra

Family, friends and well-wishers gathered to honour acclaimed filmmaker Bimal Roy’s memory a...

09 Jan 2017 11:15 IST — Our Correspondent

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Priya Dutt, Bimal Roy’s family unveil lane named in his honour

A lane adjoining the famous Mount Mary Road in Bandra, Mumbai has been named ‘Bimal Roy in the...

09 Jan 2017 10:20 IST — Sonal Pandya

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The journey of Bimal Roy’s first film Udayer Pathe

Bimal Roy’s directorial debut in 1944 ushered in a new kind of socially relevant filmmaking he...

08 Jan 2017 11:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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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