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Watch: February's Firstpost Book Club | Reading along with Rheea Mukherjee
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Watch: February's Firstpost Book Club | Reading along with Rheea Mukherjee

The club read two short stories this February — Kritika Pandey's The Great Indian Tee and Snakes, which won the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, and Amrita Pritam's Wild Flower, translated from Punjabi.

Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Varun Grover reads 'Aaj Sajan Mohe Ang Lagalo'
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Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Varun Grover reads 'Aaj Sajan Mohe Ang Lagalo'

For his birth centennial, we're presenting Sahir Ludhianvi's words in the voice of contemporary lyricists. Here, Varun Grover discusses why this song from Guru Dutt's Pyaasa is a testimony to Sahir's songwriting acumen.

Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Kausar Munir reads 'Yeh Ishq Ishq Hai'
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Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Kausar Munir reads 'Yeh Ishq Ishq Hai'

For his birth centennial, we're presenting Sahir Ludhianvi's words in the voice of contemporary lyricists. Here, Kausar Munir discusses how every poetry lover must internalise this song in order to learn and appreciate the art and craft behind it.

Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Irshad Kamil reads 'Main Zindagi Ka Saath Nibhata Chala Gaya'
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Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Irshad Kamil reads 'Main Zindagi Ka Saath Nibhata Chala Gaya'

For his birth centennial, we're presenting Sahir Ludhianvi's words in the voice of contemporary lyricists. Here, Irshad Kamil discusses how Ludhianvi translates profound philosophical emotions into simple everyday words, in this song from Hum Dono.

Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Shellee reads 'Jinhen Naaz Hai Hind Par'
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Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Shellee reads 'Jinhen Naaz Hai Hind Par'

For his birth centennial, we're presenting Sahir Ludhianvi's words in the voice of contemporary lyricists. Here, Shellee discusses how SD Burman and Ludhianvi's stellar combination made the Pyaasa soundtrack immortal in every respect.

Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Hussain Haidry reads 'Main To Kuch Bhi Nahin'
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Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Hussain Haidry reads 'Main To Kuch Bhi Nahin'

For his birth centennial, we're presenting Sahir Ludhianvi's words in the voice of contemporary lyricists. Here, Hussan Haidry discusses why 'Main To Kuch Bhi Nahin' is a rare exception in the poet-lyricist's oeuvre.

Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Raj Shekhar reads 'Man Re Tu Kahe Na Dheer Dhare'
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Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Raj Shekhar reads 'Man Re Tu Kahe Na Dheer Dhare'

For his birth centennial, we're presenting Sahir Ludhianvi's words in the voice of contemporary lyricists. Here, Raj Shekhar discusses how this song from the 1964 film Chitralekha is the best example how often the most profound feelings can be expressed in the fewest of words.

Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Mayur Puri reads 'Sar Jo Tera Chakraye'
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Mehfil-e-Sahir | Celebrating 100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Mayur Puri reads 'Sar Jo Tera Chakraye'

For his birth centennial, we're presenting Sahir Ludhianvi's words in the voice of contemporary lyricists. Here, Mayur Puri discusses how Ludhianvi penned a very 'of-the-streets' song with 'Sar Jo Tera Chakraye', which ended up becoming the anthem of the working class.

FirstAct: Watch Between the Banks, a performative theatre production on Manipur's tryst with developmental discrepancies
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FirstAct: Watch Between the Banks, a performative theatre production on Manipur's tryst with developmental discrepancies

'Between the Banks' is a physical performance embodying Manipur's infrastructural irregularities and their repercussions.

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni reads from Forest of Enchantments for Diwali: Ram's return to Ayodhya through Sita's eyes
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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni reads from Forest of Enchantments for Diwali: Ram's return to Ayodhya through Sita's eyes

While the Ramayana is primarily centred around the perspectives of men — the 'good prince' Ram and the 'evil demon' Ravana — seldom does one know what the women in the story felt or thought.

FirstAct: Watch MD Pallavi's Salt, a play about ramifications of poverty in a pandemic
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FirstAct: Watch MD Pallavi's Salt, a play about ramifications of poverty in a pandemic

In MD Pallavi's 'Salt', a woman and her daughters walk the hard line between hunger and dignity.

FirstAct: Watch Chanakya Vyas' Leftovers, a play about a residents' meeting amid a pandemic
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FirstAct: Watch Chanakya Vyas' Leftovers, a play about a residents' meeting amid a pandemic

Chanakya Vyas' Leftovers examines a pandemic's semantics, its effects on everyday lives

FirstAct: Watch Drama Queen's play For Tomorrow
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FirstAct: Watch Drama Queen's play For Tomorrow

Drama Queen's For Tomorrow explores narratives of desire, distance, surveillance in the post-pandemic world

'I have been quite a problem child,' says Taapsee Pannu
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'I have been quite a problem child,' says Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee Pannu on being quite the argumentative Indian in her growing up years and valuable life’s lessons from her parents.

Sky is Pink stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Farhan Akhtar reveal all their secrets to Parul Sharma on Firstpost Filmy
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Sky is Pink stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Farhan Akhtar reveal all their secrets to Parul Sharma on Firstpost Filmy

Watch as The Sky is Pink stars Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar give us a glimpse into their innermost thoughts in this madcap episode of Firstpost Filmy with Parul Sharma

Kangana Ranaut denies joining politics: 'What can it give me that I do not already have?'
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Kangana Ranaut denies joining politics: 'What can it give me that I do not already have?'

"Why do I have to be a politician? You must align with your country," says Kangana Ranaut.

'I can’t write a book about any part of my life. I can’t even have a competitive husband angle': Ratna Pathak Shah
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'I can’t write a book about any part of my life. I can’t even have a competitive husband angle': Ratna Pathak Shah

Theatre is a big binding force in the ‘happily-ever-after story’ of actors Naseeruddin Shah and Ratna Pathak Shah.

I did not believe there is only one way for a heroine to be, says Tabu
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I did not believe there is only one way for a heroine to be, says Tabu

After more than two decades in cinema, Tabu stands tall as one of the more individualistic actresses of our times.

Mom’s voice guides whatever I do, says Deepika Padukone
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Mom’s voice guides whatever I do, says Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone and her mother Ujjala Padukone in a first-of-its-kind conversation with Priyanka Sinha Jha about the deep influence mom has had on her illustrious daughter