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The frenzy of love in tumultuous times – Shyam Benegal’s Junoon (1979)

We take a look at an earlier moment in history, the Revolt of 1857, in our continuing exploration of...

18 Aug 2018 23:39 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Shyam Benegal to receive V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award at MIFF

The award, carrying a trophy, a citation, shawl and cash prize of Rs10 lakh, will be conferred on by...

03 Feb 2018 11:57 IST — IANS

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Nothing can stop Padmaavat release: Shyam Benegal on SC lifting ban

The filmmaker called the Supreme Court's decision a victory for freedom of expression in the...

18 Jan 2018 20:00 IST — IANS

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From secretly watching films to creating classics: Shyam Benegal gets nostalgic about his journey

The ace filmmaker got talking about his growing up years ahead of his 83rd birthday (14 December)....

14 Dec 2017 9:00 IST — Keyur Seta

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Padmavati row: Shyam Benegal questions CBFC's move of sending the film back

The veteran filmmaker said the Central Board of Film Certification is "behaving very strangely...

20 Nov 2017 11:37 IST — IANS

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Dad was too much of an artist: DoP Rajen Kothari’s son Pratik

On the ace cinematographer's fifth death anniversary, son Pratik Rajen Kothari speaks about his...

26 Sep 2017 9:00 IST — Keyur Seta

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LIFFT India: Do not be afraid of breaking the mould, says Pia Benegal on costume designing

Costume designer Pia Benegal talked about her career in the industry and her craft in an interactive...

05 Sep 2017 13:00 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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LIFFT India: Hope people get to watch Om Puri's lesser known films, says Nandita Puri

Nandita Puri reminisces about her late husband and his legacy and explains why she set up the Om...

05 Sep 2017 11:05 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Shyam Benegal: Will soon check with I&B ministry about Benegal Committee report

In the wake of the massive changes in the CBFC and the I&B ministry, the veteran filmmaker...

12 Aug 2017 13:08 IST — Keyur Seta

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Exclusive: Shyam Benegal, Ashoke Pandit vouch for Prasoon Joshi as CBFC chief

Joshi is set to replace Pahlaj Nihalani as the new head of the Central Board of Film Certification...

11 Aug 2017 20:43 IST — The Cinestaan Team

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Exclusive: Shyam Benegal to make feature film after 8 years, also working on a TV series

The veteran filmmaker is expected to start filming after the monsoons. ...

14 Jul 2017 13:24 IST — Keyur Seta

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Shyam Benegal, ex-assistant Rajesh Khale remember KK Mahajan — death anniversary special

We remember the celebrated cinematographer, who ushered in a revolution in the use of lighting in on...

13 Jul 2017 8:00 IST — Keyur Seta

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Shyam Benegal: Film certification guidelines will be amended soon

The veteran filmmaker had headed a committee that was set up by the central government last year to...

30 Jun 2017 9:00 IST — Keyur Seta

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Insurance agent to great actor: Shyam Benegal shares memories of Amrish Puri

On the actor's 85th birth anniversary (22 June), the veteran filmmaker also shared anedotes...

22 Jun 2017 11:07 IST — Keyur Seta

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Mrinal Sen: The filmmaker as ideologue

On the 94th birthday of the master filmmaker, we look at how his films stand out from his other Ray....

14 May 2017 21:58 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Censor board's job is only to certify movies, not instruct cuts: Shyam Benegal

Benegal admits there is a constant tussle between certification and censorship that creates in the...

23 Mar 2017 10:47 IST — IANS


Kabir Khan, Shyam Benegal join voices against CBFC diktat on Lipstick Under My Burkha 

Following the CBFC's refusal to Alankrita Shrivastava's film for being 'lady directors...

25 Feb 2017 17:45 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Shor Se Shuruaat Review: This experimental film makes the right noise

The film is a collection of seven short stories based on the concept of noise. ...

16 Dec 2016 15:29 IST — Keyur Seta


Amid Indo-Pak tensions, Shyam Benegal to cast Fawad Khan in cross-border film

Mahesh Bhatt is the creative advisor for a film that will be directed by Harsh Narayan....

12 Oct 2016 13:10 IST — Mayur Lookhar


Naseeruddin Shah, Shyam Benegal attend maiden Lonavala International Film Festival

The opening day of the week-long (1-5 September) international film festival at Lonavala saw several...

02 Sep 2016 17:46 IST — Our Correspondent