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Sankhayan Ghosh


Salman ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ Khan: Things that I do on screen, I want to do them in real life
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Salman 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' Khan on repeatedly playing the selfless messiah and bulking up for his most physically challenging role in Sultan.

Mythology is magical, that’s what cinema is all about, says writer-director Sujoy Ghosh
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Based on a subplot of the Ramayana, Sujoy Ghosh’s 14-minute thriller titled Ahalya recently released on YouTube. The writer-director talks about his fascination with mythology, shooting in Kolkata, and the challenges of the short-film format.

Film fraternity roots for FTII students
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

The film industry members explained that focusing on Chauhan’s appointment was steering away from the key issue.

The Fakirs of Banaras
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

One of India’s foremost bands, Indian Ocean, breaks away from their formula to compose music for Masaan that reflects small-town India’s rooted yet modern vibes.

Foreign Affairs
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

The launch of another English entertainment channel on Indian television is a nod to the growing popularity of foreign shows in India. But rampant piracy and censorship can impact their business.

Ranbir Kapoor supports agitating students in FTII row
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

It may be noted that Kapoor is the first star, with a significant following, to have taken a stand in the FTII controversy.

‘Guddu Rangeela’ isn’t a satire but addresses a social issue: Director Subhash Kapoor
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

After two successful satires, Subhash Kapoor is back with Guddu Rangeela, his most commercial outing yet.

Three members quit FTII governing council: ‘Government is not listening to students’
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Talks between an FTII delegation and the Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Friday failed to resolve the protests against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as chairman of FTII’s governing council.

FTII row: Pallavi Joshi leaves the society in support of students, says future of film industry under threat
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Joshi said that her decision came in support of the students who have been on strike for 25 days, in protest of BJP leader Chauhan's appointment.

I always wanted to be in the movies: Richa Chadda
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Basking in the Cannes success of Masaan, Richa Chadda has an interesting line-up of films this year.

The selfie project: Richa Chaddha
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

A feature on the spaces and objects that define our work and home life through the selfie

Film fraternity joins march in solidarity with FTII students
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

A group of close to 150 people including filmmakers participated in a peaceful march to protest against appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the head of the governing council of FTII.

Tagore’s stories have a strange sense of gender equality: Anurag Basu
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Anurag Basu on adapting Rabindranath Tagore’s stories and the genre-defying format of his next film, Jagga Jasoos.

The Light of Life
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

Amravati-born Priyamvad Deshmukh, one of Hollywood’s leading graphic programmers, talks about balancing technology and art and the lack of it in Indian animation movies.

Art in support of FTII students’ protests
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

Street plays and short films are being uploaded on Facebook, FTII Wisdom Tree, with the hashtag #nocolour.

Autumn Ending
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

A Bengali film tackles the unusual side of divorce through the breakdown in the marriage of a 75-year-old man and his 68-year-old wife.

The amazing Mr James Horner
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

James Horner, Oscar-winning composer, died in a plane crash on Tuesday. He leaves behind a legacy of soundtracks, among them Titanic, Avatar, Jumanji and The Amazing Spider-Man. Music personalities remember the legend.

Slice of Life
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

M Manikandan on his award-winning Tamil film Kaakka Muttai that features two slum children in lead roles.

‘I don’t believe my credentials are bad…Let me perform,’ says Gajendra Chauhan
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Actor and BJP leader Gajendra Chauhan, whose appointment as Film and Television Institute of India chairman sparked protests, talks to Sankhayan Ghosh.

Tell Tail Signs
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Journalist-turned filmmaker Vinod Kapri on his black comedy Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho

Shefali Shah: I was 21 when I played a mother
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Actor Shefali Shah, who returns to films with Dil Dhadakne Do, on why she is offered roles older than her and her return to TV.

Notes to the City
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

A collaborative project showcases the significance of a Mumbai neighbourhood in the history of Hindustani classical music.

Music review: ‘ABCD 2’ – It’s twice the noise
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

Like Taal, ABCD 2 has an epic scale.

City of Art
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

The second edition of Project 560 highlights artistes’ relationship with Bangalore.

I’m always trying something different, says Ranveer Singh
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

Ranveer Singh on Dil Dhadakne Do, finding his Scorsese in Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his unconventional fashion statement.