Indian cinema

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V.K. Cherian
Satyajit Ray was a legendary filmmaker who influenced directors and actors in India and across the world. During his lifetime, not only did he receive the admiration of his peers, but was also appreciated and supported by influential politicians. Not known to many, the Bengali filmmaker’s work and…
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V.K. Cherian
Govindan Aravindan was an iconic Malayalam filmmaker who not only challenged the boundaries of filmmaking but also tried to explore new ideas through his films. We delve into how the likes of Ingmar Bergmann and Andrei Tarkovsky influenced the philosophy of his films, making him a cultural icon in…
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Arindam Thokder
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Review of Guru Dutt (1925—1964) by Henri Micciollo (L'Avant-Scene du Cinema No. 158. 1975)
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Review of three publications focusing on Indian cinema: The Indian Film in Yojna (Delhi: Planning Commission, 1974. Vol. XVIII),  The Cinema Situation in Seminar (New Delhi: The Monthly Symposium), and Close-Up (Film Forum, 1974).
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The article is about the National Film Awards, 1974.
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Raza Naeem
A review of Bread Beauty Revolution: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, eds. Syeda Saiyidain Hameed and Iffat Fatima, a compilation of writings by a towering intellectual of Nehruvian India (first published in the Friday TImes, June 10, 2016)   The year 1914 was very kind to the Indian subcontinent. Despite being…
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Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (June 7, 1914 – June 1, 1987) was an Indian film director and producer, novelist, screenwriter, columnist, short story writer and playwright. In a career spanning over half a century, Abbas emerged on the Indian and global scene as a communicator of great repute. In the 73 years…
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Rashmi Doraiswamy
Scriptwriter, director, writer, journalist K.A. Abbas’ contribution to Hindi cinema is unique in several ways. Firstly, he negotiated what I would like to call a ‘bipolar order’ (not to be confused with bipolar disorder, which is a medical term). By this I mean that he found a way of articulating…
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  के.के. नैयर- ख्वाजा अहमद अब्बास साहब मैं हाज़िर हुआ हूँ आपके पास इस इरादे से की आप के फन,फन के ये सूरत, ये तहरीक, फिल्म साजी ये सब शामिल है उसमें और जो मोमताज मक़ाम आपने हासिल किया है न सिर्फ अदब में बल्कि जर्नलिज्म और फिल्मों में, तो आपकी जिंदगी आपके रात आपके फन के बारे में मालूमात हासिल करके लोगो…
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