Indian cinema

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COLUMN: The life and work of Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

| May 09, 2016

‘She’ and the silver screen

While there are outstanding examples of sensitivity, Indian cinema over the decades has largely neglected the lived experiences of women.

| Nov 01, 2005

Satyajit’s Sansar

A peek into legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray's life and works.

| May 28, 2004

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