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Amol Palekar recovering, was hospitalised due to smoking-related old illness, says wife Sandhya Gokhale

February 11, 2022 8:37 am

Amol Palekar was admitted to a Pune hospital on January 30. His wife said that his condition is improving now.

200 Halla Ho movie review: A gut-wrenching thriller marred by monologues

August 21, 2021 8:50 am

200 Halla Ho movie review: Though a torpid screenplay fails the subject of the movie, veteran actor Amol Palekar stays committed to the character of a retired Dalit judge. He brings some profundity to a film that lacks depth.

Amol Palekar: 'Actresses were only Santoshi Maa, Mother India or commercial item before OTT'

August 21, 2021 9:48 am

Ahead of 200 Halla Ho's release, Amol Palekar talked about the film, his character in it, and if he thinks OTT platforms have led to the end of the era of superstars.

42 years of Baton Baton Mein: Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's love letter to Mumbai

April 14, 2021 8:13 am

It has been 42 years since Basu Chatterjee's Baton Baton Mein starring Amol Palekar and Tina Munim Ambani released. Here's revisiting the most iconic scenes and songs from the film.

‘Basuda didn’t get his due’: Amol Palekar

June 06, 2020 10:10 pm

The Rajnigandha actor, who helmed six Basu Chatterjee films, on his bond with the filmmaker, who passed away this week, and why Chatterjee's work will remain immortal

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.