Sukhpreet

Sukhpreet
Head of Research

Sukhpreet Kahlon believes there is a treasure trove of films waiting to be discovered and brought to the fore in India. She gave up her love for teaching English literature to pursue film research. She has worked with prominent film festivals and likes to keep her finger on the pulse of the growing independent cinema movement. At Cinestaan.com, she writes on cinema and various film personalities. She also makes sure she never misses a Diljit Dosanjh film.
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Articles by Sukhpreet

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LIFFT India: You have to create the universe within a scene, says Vipin Sharma on acting

In a masterclass on acting, Vipin Sharma speaks of learning new techniques, his roles, and struggling actors in Hindi cinema.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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LIFFT India: In writing Parched, I was writing my story too, says Leena Yadav

Cinestaan.com catches up with writer-director Leena Yadav at LIFFT India 2017 as she talks about the film that changed her and her next project.  

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

LIFFT India opening ceremony celebrates cinema, dance, literature, with tribute to Om Puri

Cinestaan.com encapsulates the various events that inaugurated the opening day of LIFFT India 2017.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

LIFFT India 2017: Must-watch films at the Lonavala festival

Films to look out for at the upcoming film festival in Lonavala.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

LIFFT India received entries from 37 countries: Festival director Riju Bajaj

In the run-up to LIFFT India Awards & Filmotsav, Cinestaan.com brings you an exclusive interview with founder and festival director Riju Bajaj. The Lonavala film festival will be held from 1-5 September at Fariyas Resort in Lonavala.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

Honey Irani, the Wonder Child – Birthday special

Celebrating Honey Irani’s birthday, we take a look at her film with Meena Kumari, Chirag Kahan Roshni Kahan (1959).

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Remembering the vivacious Geeta Bali and Shammi Kapoor on their wedding anniversary

We take you back to the time when the two artistes fell in love on the sets of Rangeen Raten (1956).

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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The irrepressible Baburao Patel: Filmindia’s August 1947 issue

Remembering Baburao Patel's irreverence for the powers that be on India's Independence Day.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Happy birthday Sridevi: Remembering one of her finest performances in Sadma

On Sridevi’s birthday today (13 August), we take a look at Sadma which remains a unique film in its exploration of an unusual relationship between a young woman suffering from amnesia and a schoolteacher.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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An unconventional heroine: Meena Kumari in Miss Mary

In a month-long celebration of Meena Kumari's films, we take a look at the 1957 film Miss Mary in which the actress played the vivacious character.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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'Meena Kumari used to wear her roles like a dress' – Birth anniversary special

Film memorabilia collector and historian Zafar Aabid Balani remembers a few incidents from the career of the screen legend.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Revisiting Rajesh Khanna's unconventional debut film Aakhri Khat

On Hindi cinema's first superstar's fifth death anniversary today (18 July), we take a look at his debut in Aakhri Khat, which, interestingly, had a toddler in the lead role.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Revisiting Babul: When Dilip Kumar was caught between Nargis and Munawar Sultana

One of the first films to create Dilip Kumar’s image as the ill-fated lover, SU Sunny's Babul also saw comedienne Tun Tun make her debut. We revisit the 1950 film on Tun Tun's 94th birth anniversary today (11 July).

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

Harshvardhan Kapoor: Shooting action film like Bhavesh Joshi in Mumbai's summer wasn't easy

The Mirzya actor, who recently wrapped up the shooting of director Vikramaditya Motwane's Bhavesh Joshi, talks about the challenges faced while shooting the film.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

It’s a six: Films on cricket you may have missed

While most people remember Lagaan and Iqbal or the more recent films on Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar, what about the lesser known films on the sport?

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Punjabi

Super Singh review: Diljit Dosanjh back in his super fun element

Diljit Dosanjh returns to what he does best, charming us with his humour, innocence and general silliness in his latest avatar as a superhero.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Let it go: Arunaraje Patil on her life and cinematic journey

Published by HarperCollins India, Patil's book recounts the challenges the first female technician to be trained at the FTII faced as a filmmaker.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Kannada

They just want me to be silent: B Suresha on his love for cinema

In an exclusive chat with Cinestaan.com at the recently concluded Habitat Film Festival, the filmmaker talked about his idea of filmmaking and the straddling of three mediums — theatre, television and film.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Veeram director Jayaraaj: We can dream of anything and create it

In an exclusive interview with Cinestaan.com during the ongoing Habitat Film Festival in New Delhi, the director talked about his love for Shakespeare, his next film project and the responsibilities of using digital technology.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Malayalam

Adoor Gopalakrishnan: It's only rubbish that sells

The veteran filmmaker said that today even television does not want worthwhile films while award juries are populated by film illiterates.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon