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Sunday Long Reads: Amol Palekar, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kailaasa, and more

December 08, 2019 4:16 pm

In his films, Amol Palekar was the common man with middle-class aspirations. As he returns to the stage after over two decades, a look at how he carved a niche for himself in an industry in churn

How the slight, unremarkable Amol Palekar carved a niche for himself

December 08, 2019 7:59 am

In his films, the actor was more the common man with middle-class aspirations than the guy who felled 20 baddies with one blow.

Amol Palekar on his new play, why he rejected so many films, and the power of dissent

December 08, 2019 7:41 am

Amol Palekar is starring in a new play after 25 years. He talks about returning to the stage, art and whether cinema exploited his talent enough.

Good thing I was interrupted at National Gallery of Modern Art: Amol Palekar

November 25, 2019 7:50 pm

Amol Palekar had criticised the Ministry of Culture over its alleged decision to scrap the advisory committees of local artists at the gallery's Mumbai and Bengaluru centres.

Starpower at the ballot: Amol Palekar, Subodh Bhave cast their votes

April 24, 2019 8:30 am

Palekar had been unable to vote in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as he had found his name missing from the voters’ list.

Let us digress

February 12, 2019 12:23 am

Amol Palekar did not stray from the subject. But NGMA has forgotten its duty to provide space for free expression

Shocked at artists’ response: Amol Palekar

February 11, 2019 1:20 am

Palekar and Gokhale addressed reporters in Pune Sunday in the backdrop of the incident on Friday when his speech, as chief guest at the inauguration of a retrospective of artist Prabhakar Barve, was interrupted by organisers when he started voicing critical opinion about recent changes in the gallery’s administration.

Amol Palekar on NGMA controversy: I was not permitted to deliver my lecture

February 10, 2019 6:05 pm

At the opening of an exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) Amol Palekar was interrupted repeatedly by people like Suhas Bahulkar (artist and former chairman of the advisory committee in Mumbai), and the show curator Jesal Thacker.

Heckled during speech at National Gallery of Modern Art, Amol Palekar raises concern over censorship

February 10, 2019 5:35 pm

In his speech, Amol Palekar expressed his concern over policy changes that will give the Ministry of Culture at the Centre the sole right to decide the contents and themes of exhibitions to be held at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai and Bengaluru.

People must learn to agree to disagree in peaceful ways: Amol Palekar

December 26, 2018 7:47 am

Amol Palekar also urged people not to succumb to the “unwarranted” narrative of ‘urban Naxal’, a term that has been used to describe the alleged sympathisers of Naxalite groups.