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The legend Soumitra Chatterjee breathes his last at the age of 85

Kolkata: In the late 80s came a Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay novel 'Nana Ronger Aalo'. Still a school student with a deep desire to make films, the novel caught my attention. It had everything. A young hero,...

How soccer’s loss became Hollywood’s gain

For over a month, the 1965 film The Hill was on my watchlist. I kept pushing back, for a variety of reasons. Saturday evening, I played the film some minutes after its lead Sir Sean...

Jagdeep aka Soorma Bhopali: An actor who stood out among giants passes away

The garrulous, greedy, timber merchant was present on screen for barely five minutes, yet the character gave an immortality that is destined to only a select few. It happened with Amjad Khan. It happened with...

Saroj Khan: A trailblazer who helped the stars to dance their way into the hearts of millions passes away

The image of Sridevi drenched in an almost-blue saree crooning to the voice of Alisha Chinai as a now-here and now-nowhere Anil Kapoor wooed her in a much-mellowed voice of Kishore Kumar in Mr India...

A young star with a pleasing smile, Sushant Singh Rajput has left behind his unfulfilled dreams…

Mumbai/Kolkata: Sushant Singh Rajput on Sunday joined the list of actors taken too soon. The Internet Movie Database (IMDB)’s list of actors who could not turn 40 has 95 entries. Death is never easy to...

Basu Chatterjee: A Master Story-teller

About 22-odd minutes into Pankaj Parashar’s Jalwa, Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapoor get off a taxi driven by Javed Khan who is looking for one Basu Chatterjee—Rajni wale. The taxi driver is upset with “Rajni...

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In Uttar Pradesh even peacekeepers are not safe!

Lucknow/Kolkata: The cyber crime police of India's most politically sensitive state Uttar Pradesh is unprofessional enough to act in haste. In a bid to take...

Is Chouhan Feeling More Comfortable Without Another Minister?

Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh in the night of March 23. He has not so far formed...

Another hunger death in Jharkhand! This time a tribal woman

Giridih/Ranchi: A 40-year-old tribal woman dead of starvation in Sewatand village of Giridih district in Jharkhand. The woman, identified as Budhni Soren, was a...

Birbhum Muslims perform last rites of Hindu neighbour amid lockdown

Kolkata: At a time when Islamophobia is rife and a video of Muslim vendors being told not to enter Hindu-dominated areas till the pandemic...

Protests by the students are the strongest in the country: Aishe Ghosh

Kolkata: Amidst the slogans in favour of Hindu- Muslim brotherhood, Student Federation of India (SFI) leader of Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU), Aishe Ghosh...