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Feb 05, 2019
Rare 1623 edition of Shakespeare’s complete works, document with Jawaharlal Nehru’s signature await proper care at IIT RourkeeA rare document bearing Jawaharlal Nehru's signature in Hindi, English, and Urdu, and a priceless 1623 edition of William Shakespeare's complete works, are among thousands of historic manuscripts and unseen photographs awaiting proper preservation at IIT Roorkee's iconic library.
Dec 12, 2018
Shakespeare through Kathakali's lens: Director Annette Leday revives thirty year old adaptation of King LearIn 1989, Annette Leday and David McRuvie conceived the Kathakali adaptation of William Shakespeare’s King Lear comprising nine scenes that emphasise on the dramatic elaboration of King Lear and his daughter, Cordelia’s tragedy.
Nov 25, 2018
Al Pacino to portray King Lear in film adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy; Michael Radford to helm projectAl Pacino will play King Lear, which will show the title character's gradual descent into madness, after he disposes of his kingdom by giving bequests to two of his three daughters egged on by their continual flattery.
Apr 06, 2018
Vishal Bhardwaj returns to Shakespeare after Rangoon, will adapt the Bard's Twelfth Night on screenTitled Chaudhvin Ki Raat, the film will be penned by Vishal Bhardwaj and Gulzar, and will feature a female actor in the role of twins, a girl and a boy.
Dec 02, 2017
Shakespeare's Lucrece comes to Mumbai: Why the Bard's narrative poem feels so relevant todayPaul Goodwin hopes to make a powerful statement about violence against women in modern society with his new production based on Shakespeare's The Rape of Lucrece | #FWeekend
Feb 25, 2017
Rangoon's Kangana-Shahid romance: Love blooms against harsh backdrops for BhardwajIn Rangoon, as in his previous films, director Vishal Bhardwaj explores the therapeutic yet dark shades of love
Oct 25, 2016
William Shakespeare's Henry VI co-written by Christopher Marlowe, reveals 'big data' analysisShakespeare's reputed rival Christopher Marlowe is credited as co-writer in the Henry VI trilogy of plays while playwright Thomas Middleton is credited as an adapter for All's Well That Ends Well.
Sep 06, 2016
Many phrases credited to Shakespeare are not coined by him, claims academicAn Australian expert on Shakespeare claims the bard did not invent many of the words and phrases attributed to him, saying the anomaly is due to the Oxford English Dictionary "bias" towards "famous" literary examples.
Aug 18, 2016
Veeram first look: Kunal Kapoor to play role of Kerala warrior in this tri-lingual filmThe first look of Kunal Kapoor's upcoming period drama Veeram A Tragedy of Ambition has been released.
May 23, 2016
Can’t imagine my life without Shakespeare: Sir Ian McKellen in conversation with FirstpostSir ian McKellen spoke to Firstpost on the influence of Shakespeare on his life.