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Utpal Dutt

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Feluda Pherot trailers: Series displays flavours of two distinct periods

The look of the cast strongly calls to mind Ray’s original sketches for his Feluda stories....

24 Nov 2020 16:35 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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45 years of Julie: The anxieties around premarital sex and minority communities persist even today

Unwittingly perhaps, the film also raises some uncomfortable questions about the portrayal of women...

18 Apr 2020 23:28 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Amol Palekar: Fear of failure has never kept me from trying something new

The multi-faceted artist looks back on his journey so far as he explains why he keeps choosing...

25 Dec 2019 16:09 IST — Keyur Seta

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Bhuvan Shome: When Mrinal Sen broke into Hindi cinema with a simple tale and a medley of techniques

Bhuvan Shome, which was released on 12 May half a century ago, was a path-breaking film in many ways...

13 May 2019 6:00 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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10 special performances by Utpal Dutt: 90th birth anniversary special

Several top filmmakers used Utpal Dutt's craft and unforgettable screen presence in a variety of...

29 Mar 2019 11:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar,Shriram Iyengar

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Pinaki Mukherji's Chowringhee (1968) was a faithful and absorbing adaptation of Shankar's novel

Chowringhee was perhaps the biggest multi-starrer among Bengali films in the 1960s and was mostly at...

18 Jan 2019 4:09 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Bengal's biggest stars and their Saratchandra moments — Birth anniversary special

Last weekend saw the great writer's 142nd birth anniversary (he was born on 15 September the we...

18 Sep 2018 14:38 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Utpal Dutt's innovation with Shakespeare – 25th death anniversary special

Dutt took Shakespeare beyond the elite city stage and introduced him, and other leading European to...

19 Aug 2018 11:00 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Utpal Dutt: The artiste who came to cinema for, not just from, theatre – Birth anniversary special

Bishnupriya Dutt, professor of theatre and performance studies at the School of Arts and Aesthetics,...

01 Apr 2018 3:21 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Utpal Dutt: The inscrutable modern man 

A renaissance man, Utpal Dutt went well beyond buffoonish characters like Amol Palekar's boss in...

29 Mar 2017 10:40 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Watch Dr Rahi Masoom Raza’s hilarious Gol Maal dialogues

The famed poet and Hindi dialogue writer, who would have turned 89 today, was responsible for the...

01 Sep 2016 11:13 IST — Sonal Pandya


When prison bars failed to stifle Utpal Dutt’s spirit

The late actor wrote some of his popular plays during his days in jail....

19 Aug 2016 8:30 IST — Mayur Lookhar


The Emergency amnesia in Hindi cinema

One of the darkest periods of Indian democracy finds hardly any mention in its cinematic chronicles....

25 Jun 2016 10:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Kissa Kursi Ka: The film that burnt Sanjay Gandhi

On 14th of July 1977, Sanjay Gandhi and former I & B minister, VC Shukla walked into the Tis of...

17 Feb 2016 13:57 IST — Shriram Iyengar