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Memories of a Master

Veteran filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan remembers his long-time mentor, Mrinal Sen, in a tribute held in Delhi.

Meena Kumari, Tragedy Queen, remembered by Google Doodle on 85th birth anniversary

Meena Kumari Google Doodle: The legendary actress starred in about 92 films in a career spanning 33 years. Some of her notable films include Pakeezah, Baiju Bawra, Parineeta, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Foot Path, Dil Ek Mandir and Kaajal.


We make pav-bhaji of comedy: Riteish Deshmukh

Riteish Deshmukh on his new film, mixing up of comedy genres in Hindi cinema, and putting his money in content-driven Marathi movies

“I'll have to start my own small karobaar", says projector operator as Regal Cinema brings its curtains down

Kumar's trajectory of fate is similar to that of Regal's. Kumar and Regal are symbolic of a time when single-screened theater halls and skilled operators had a standing in society.

‘Preservation begins when a film goes on floors’

A discussion on ‘unique challenges of film preservation in India’ puts the spotlight on the lack of awareness in the industry.

Vidya Balan Hindi Cinema’s New Bold

At the fifth edition of Express Adda in Delhi,the actor’s spontaneity told the story of her cinematic transition


Coffee with kabir

Nasreen Munni Kabir on her latest book on Waheeda Rehman and her passion for archiving Hindi cinema.

Ram-Leela, Krrish 3 action director talks about his struggle and rise in Bollywood

Sham Kaushal, one of the most sought-after action directors in Bollywood, talks about his struggle, and painting cinema with action

‘I Like the Formula’

As he gears for the release of Bullett Raja,director Tigmanshu Dhulia talks about working with stars,and how his cinema is a blend of realism and entertainment

Blood Lust

Marathi filmmaker Anup Jagdale’s debut project hopes to carve its own identity despite rumours of it being a remake of a popular Hindi film.