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Articles by Sukhpreet
Jagte Raho: Revisiting Raj Kapoor’s socially relevant masterpiece
Kapoor as the Chaplinesque tramp or the Everyman figure has very few dialogues in the film and relies on his expressions and pantomime to communicate his helplessness. The film was screened at the ongoing Habitat Film Festival in New Delhi.
Habitat Film Festival 2017: KA Abbas — a man ahead of his times
Writer Jai Arjun Singh and historian Ravikant discussed the legacy of KA Abbas’ films and his oeuvre as a writer and filmmaker, at the Habitat Film Festival in New Delhi.
Habitat Film Festival 2017: Kaasav — an exploration into the mind
Marathi film Kaasav/The Turtle was screened at the ongoing Habitat Film Festival in New Delhi.
Habitat Film Festival 2017: Reality is boring, says Buddhadev Dasgupta on Tope/The Bait
Based on Narayan Gangopadhyay’s short story, the film explores exploitation, entrapment, enchantment and disillusionment in various forms through three interlinked stories.
Habitat Film Festival 2017: Om Puri — the face of his times
Speaking at the opening of the 'Retrospective' of Puri’s films, veteran director Govind Nihalani reminisced about the actor’s warm personality and his dedication to his craft.
12th Habitat Film Festival: You can learn a lot about India through regional films, says Vidyun M Singh
The 12th edition of the Habitat Film Festival (HFF), a celebration of pan-Indian cinema begins in Delhi today.
From books to the silver screen — Ruskin Bond birthday special
The author and screenwriter was born on 19 May 1934. On his 83rd birthday, we take a look at his stories that were given cinematic treatment.
Habitat Film Festival 2017: 10 films you shouldn't miss
From the popular to the art house, the 10-day festival brings the best of pan-Indian cinema to film lovers in Delhi. The film festival will run from 19-28 May 2017.
Sanjay Dutt's Kartoos and baby steps towards CGI
Director Mahesh Bhatt’s 1999 action thriller Kartoos holds the distinction of being the first Hindi film to have used CGI technology extensively in the song 'Teri Yaad'.
How Jeetendra managed to impress V Shantaram and make his film debut
Jeetendra began his film career with iconic filmmaker V Shantaram. On Jeetendra's 75th birthday today (7 April), we take a look at his humble, yet eventful beginnings in the film industry.
'Dhak Dhak' story: Remembering Madhuri's sensuous song on Beta's 25th birthday
Few know about the making of the song and the clever way in which the producers circumvented the objections of the censor board.
Khullam Khulla book review: Rishi Kapoor highlights role of mother, wife in his success
Forgoing a chronological narrative for an episodic one, the actor has chosen to narrate incidents that offer insights into his personal and professional journey.
Sardaarji 2 review: Watch this film for Diljit
Sardaarji 2 is entertaining but it would have been a real treat with a tighter script.