On Satyajit Ray's 100th birth anniversary, his leading ladies Aparna Sen and Madhabi Mukherjee weigh in on the political significance of the man and his legacy, even 29 years since he breathed his last.
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.
Sanjna Kapoor, known for reviving Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre, awarded French honour for her contribution to performing arts
In 2012, Sanjna Kapoor co-founded 'Junoon', an organisation that works towards increasing the reach of theatre and the arts to wider audiences through innovative initiatives.
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
Growing up gay in the times of Doordarshan and VHS tapes, my search for fantasy men ended with Shashi Kapoor
Shashi Kapoor has teamed up with actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Hema Malini, Rekha and Shabana Azmi and made some memorable films over the years.