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DIPTI NAGPAUL

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The Legend of the Seeker
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Rajit Kapur remembers Byomkesh Bakshi, the Bengali fictional detective who changed the course of his career

Partner with the Best
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Madhu Mantena on his journey and fiancée designer Masaba Gupta.

Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani skips I&B minister’s meeting with members
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi, Ashoke Pandit, Mihir Bhuta and Vani Tripathi attended the meeting.

Braving the World
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

In her directorial debut that travels to TIFF Kids next month, Seemaa Desai turns the idea of a genie on its head

Voices Silenced
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

The ban on India’s Daughter has brought the question of freedom of speech into public discourse.

The Other Perspective
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Exhibition titled, ‘In Order To Join’, showcases works by 14 women artists & is a commentary on gender, nationalism & conflict.

Dramatic Silence
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

With release of English translation of his work that maps history of Marathi theatre, Makarand Sathe talks about state & censorship.

Know Your Censors
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Censor Board members talk about religion, sexuality, violence—and the lines they want to draw on the big screen.

The Great Indian Laughter Challenge: India is a funny country without a sense of humour
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

India is a funny country without a sense of humour. And stand-up comics have been watching their mouth long before the moral brigade got the All India Bakchod to zip up.

CBFC chief finds ‘haramzaada’, ‘Bombay’ objectionable, his team doesn’t agree
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Chairman Nihalani said he will direct regional officers to ban use of profanities in regional languages.

Mahesh Bhatt on AIB Knockout: If Alia can be booked, why not Sonakshi Sinha
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Mahesh Bhatt, father of Alia Bhatt who was part of the AIB Konckout show audience, believes there is a conspiracy at play.

Voiceover artistes yet to get their due in the film industry, say makers and actors feel insecure
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

A mute superstar’s voice in Shamitabh, Amitabh Bachchan’s character feels shortchanged in the bargain. Voiceover artistes explain why he is justified.

Muffler’s Moment
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

How the humble accessory became a symbol of fight back, spawning a series of posters.

It’s A Wrap
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

The simple piece of muffler owes this adulation to Delhi’s soon-to-be Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

AIB row: Law professor files PIL in HC
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Dr Sharmila Ghuge filed a PIL in the Bombay HC against “the use of abusive, vulgar and indecent words.”

AIB Knockout: Film body wants Ranveer Singh, Karan Johar and Arjun Kapoor to apologise
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

The Federation of Western India Cine Employees has demanded an unconditional apology to the film industry from Ranveer, Arjun and Karan Johar for taking part in AIB show.

AIB row: Censor Board’s Ashoke Pandit needs a mouthwash
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

In a tweet, AIB said, “Have taken down AIB Knockout for now. We will speak soon.”

Dhanush on being pushed into acting at 16 and judged by his looks
Sun, Jan 18, 2015

Ahead of his next film, Tamil actor Dhanush talks about being pushed into acting as a 16-year-old, his father’s struggle and being judged by his appearance.

As stars descend, Queen reigns at 21st Screen Awards
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

The evening was dominated by the energy of the young brigade of Bollywood entertainers.

Action, comedy can wait: Ayushmann
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

"I believe any artist has a core competency and a secondary talent. My core is acting."

Film on ‘Indian who flew first unmanned flight’ topic of discussion at ISC
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

Paper on ‘Ancient Indian Aviation Technology’ to discuss at length Shivkar Bapuji Talpade’s science behind his experiment.

Counting Stars
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

Members of the film industry place their bets on the ones to watch out for this year.

After the Rain Has Fallen: Malin landslide survivors still struggling to get on with their lives
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

Nearly six months after the Malin landslide wiped out an entire village, survivors are still trying to come to terms with the way their lives have changed.

Who Stole the Scene
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

It was a disappointing year for Bollywood in terms of quality and box-office performance.

Despite apex court ruling, women make-up artists face taxing times
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

The CCMAA had a 59-year-old rule which barred women from working as make-up artists in the film industry.

Despite SC ruling, female make-up artists face taxing times in Bollywood
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

The incident with Dixeira seems to have once again revived a sense of uncertainty among female make-up artists.

Eat, Pray, Love
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

At the historic American Express Bakery in Byculla, Mumbai, time stands still.

‘I don’t see more than 25-30 hookah lounges reopening in the city’
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Suneet Chadha, the key petitioner in the hookah bar case that contested the BMC rules, talks about his legal fight.

Mark The Territory
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Filmmakers and the animal welfare board walk the tightrope when it comes to using animals in films

Mark the territory
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Filmmakers and the animal welfare board walk the tightrope when it comes to the use of animals in Hindi films

College students perform at streets to make city roads safer
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

The programme was initiated in August and will go on till December.

A project on providing solutions for housing in Mumbai makes it to New York’s exhibition
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

A project on providing solutions for housing in Mumbai takes into account Indian realities and finds its way into an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Sonakshi Sinha: No one’s questioned my talent
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

She made her debut opposite Salman Khan and has since worked with some of the biggest Hindi film stars.

It’s true! Kim Kardashian to enter ‘Bigg Boss’ house soon
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Kim Kardashian will soon be in India on her maiden trip and upon arrival, she will be entering the Bigg Boss house in Lonavala.

Ranveer Singh: I have a raging libido
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

"I have a raging libido.” There are some things you will never hear a Bollywood star say in public, and definitely not on record. What Ranveer Singh has casually pronounced, 20 minutes into our conversation, is one of those.

Reeling Children In
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

The Children’s Film Society announces a new film festival with cleanliness as the theme for its first edition.