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    Five decades of Ray's Charulata - A Tribute!
    Five decades of Ray's Charulata - A Tribute!
    Five decades of Ray's Charulata - A Tribute!

    Charulata, perhaps, is the most hotly debated, variedly interpreted, widely discussed and critically questioned among Satyajit Ray’s films. They continue to shed new light on the film. Ray’s Charulata (1964) is based on Nastaneer (The Broken Nest) a novelette of aroun...

    A Tribute to the legendary actor Sri Anup Kumar
    A Tribute to the legendary actor Sri Anup Kumar
    A Tribute to the legendary actor Sri Anup Kumar

    Anup Kumar is one of the most underrated actors in Bengali cinema. Though he did around 500 films in a career spanning more than 50 years, Bengali film history credits him with little more than just a few paragraphs of a career-sketch. That he was later reduced to inane roles to ...

    'Jaatishwar' has the potential to change perspectives: An Insight
    'Jaatishwar' has the potential to change perspectives: An Insight
    'Jaatishwar' has the potential to change perspectives: An Insight

    It would be ridiculous to confuse Jesse Eisenberg with Mark Zuckerberg, neither do we think of Ben Kigsley when we talk about Mahatma Gandhi, or for that matter, confuse Ajay Devgan with Bhagat Singh! But, with every mention of Anthony Firingee, the face that floats into every B...

    Phoring's mucial journey...
    Phoring's mucial journey...
    Phoring's mucial journey...

    Adolescence is an intriguing concept, but perhaps the most unexplored. It is almost like the forbidden zone where it is not considered ‘proper’ to venture much. Though all of us have once passed through that phase of awkwardness, yet we prefer to stay silent even to t...

    Rabindranath as seen through the Cinematic Lens
    Rabindranath as seen through the Cinematic Lens
    Rabindranath as seen through the Cinematic Lens

    On the 152nd Birth Anniversary of the Nobel Laureate and arguably the Greatest Bard from Bengal, Tollywood Dhamaka takes a look at the presence of Rabindranath Tagore in Indian Cinema. Various stories by Tagore have been adapted on the silver screen, and most of them have been d...