Indian films that sparked the critic in me: Aparna Sen’s 36 Chowringhee Lane is the ultimate portrait of rejection in old age
36 Chowringhee Lane broke new ground with its open depiction of sex on an otherwise prudish Indian film landscape.
On Satyajit Ray's 99th birth anniversary, his leading ladies Aparna Sen and Madhabi Mukherjee weigh in on the political significance of the man and his legacy, even 28 years since he breathed his last.
The Japanese Wife turns 10: Aparna Sen's film addressed repressed sexuality, patriarchal customs, and communalism
The Japanese Wife is Aparna Sen's version of an epic romance about a Bengali arithmetic teacher and a Japanese shopowner.
In a recent video that has gone viral across social media, Swara Bhasker condemns police crackdown on protesters in Uttar Pradesh.
Anurag Kashyap, Aparna Sen, Alankrita Shrivastava and other film artistes seek judicial probe over UP violence around CAA protests
Declaring that they don't support any form of vandalism, a group of film artistes have asked for an independent judicial probe into the violence against anti-CAA protesters in Uttar Pradesh.
Citizenship Amendment Bill: Over 700 civil society members demand CAB's withdrawal in joint statement, ask govt not to 'betray the Constitution'
In the statement, they threw light on how 'the CAB 2019 tears to shreds the inclusive, composite vision of India that guided our freedom struggle,' and the execution of the bill would fundamentally alter the character of the Indian republic.
Day after closure of sedition case against 49 celebs, Bihar lawyer files protest petition, claims cops acted ‘under political pressure’
After the Bihar police ordered closure of the sedition case filed against 49 personalities, who had signed an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising incidents of mob lynching, the complainant on Thursday filed a 'protest petition' against the police
'More of us will speak every day': Cultural community deplores FIR against 49 celebs who wrote to Modi condemning 'lynchings'
Over 180 members of the cultural community, including actor Naseeruddin Shah, cinematographer Anand Pradhan, historian Romila Thapar and activist Harsh Mander among others, condemned the FIR lodged against 49 celebrities for an open letter they wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Let 'mann ki baat' not become 'maun ki baat': Congress' Shashi Tharoor and Rajeev Gowda write to Modi, protest FIR against 49 celebrities
'Those who criticise or have opposing views to yours should not be deemed enemies or anti-national,' the letter written by the Congress MPs to Narendra Modi read.
Activists, theatre artists in Jaipur protest over sedition case against 49 celebrities for open letter to Narendra Modi
Activists condemned the filing of the sedition case against celebrities like Aparna Sen, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Ramchandra Guha, Mani Ratnam, Anurag Kashyap and Revathi
Political parties, film bodies demand withdrawal of sedition case against 49 celebrities over open letter to Narendra Modi
Adoor Gopalakrishnan, one of the writers of the letter, has said the registration of a sedition case is a 'matter of great concern'
Bihar lawyer lodges FIR against nearly 50 celebrities for writing open letter to Narendra Modi on mob lynching
An FIR was lodged here on Thursday against nearly 50 celebrities, including Ramchandra Guha, Mani Ratnam and Aparna Sen, who had written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi raising concern over the growing incidents of mob lynching
Jagran Film Festival 2019: AIB's Chintu ka Birthday named best film; Gully Boy wins for music, writing
The closing ceremony of Jagran Film Festival 2019 took place on 29 September in Mumbai.
On Rituparno Ghosh's 56th birthday, here's remembering an artiste extraordinaire, for his cinema that inspired and challenged society in ways more than one. From Unishe April to Chitrangada: The Crowning Wish, Ghosh's cinema was both personal and political, with the line between the two often being heavily blurred.
Post Anurag Kashyap quitting Twitter, Aparna Sen, 27 film personalities write open letter in support of filmmaker
A press release which consisted of 28 signatories expressed unanimity of the members and raised concerns against the threats received by Anurag Kashyap.
Aparna Sen, others write open letter to Mamata Banerjee over 'violent incidents'; urge CM to resolve teachers' protest in 'democratic manner'
The letter written by 'Citizens Speak India' said that it strongly condemned the attack by the police on educationists and requested Mamata Banerjee to resolve the issue in a democratic manner
36 Chowringhee Lane, revisited: Aparna Sen's ever-relevant tale that merged life, death, and Shakespeare
36 Chowringhee Lane, Aparna Sen's directorial debut, could well seem sepia-toned as far as its overarching sentiment of nostalgia for the past is concerned, however, when it comes to presenting human sensibilities, emotions and vulnerabilities, the film is technicolour
Ghawre Baire Aaj: Aparna Sen's latest film often gets tied down by its own socio-political scaffolding
In Ghawre Baire Aaj, Aparna Sen gives a contemporary update to the classic love triangle of Tagore’s novel
Anurag Kashyap criticises Modi govt, trolls after criminal complaint is filed against signatories in letter to PM
A criminal complaint filed against Anurag Kashyap and nine signatories said that the letter is a threat to national integrity and intends to malign India's image abroad.