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Aruna Vasudev

JDCA film fest on art and culture is now a biennial event

The festival gives audiences a chance to understand so many things one takes for granted.

25 Feb 2020 3:14 AM

Full and fancy life of a Fijian who found his roots in Delhi

Films were a passion in his life from his very young days and it is a passion that still continues.

15 Nov 2019 1:59 AM

On the Master, and his galaxy of stars

Many of the actors and actresses in Satyajit Ray’s Bengali films went on to become nationally recognised stars in Hindi cinema.

01 Feb 2019 5:26 AM

Mrinal Sen: A giant who gave a new meaning to Indian cinema

Mrinal Sen made his first film in 1956 — Raat Bhore (Night’s End) — he himself dismissed it as “very bad”.

01 Jan 2019 12:57 AM

A glamorous, readable history of Bollywood

The only cavil I have is its flashy cover, which does not convey the actual, very well-researched and written content!

10 Dec 2017 1:04 AM


Book review: The poignant record of an era gone by

Books have indeed been written about the end of British colonialism and the start of an independent new world.

21 Jul 2017 12:10 AM

Election year fatigue Blame it in part on the race of 1840

Presidential elections are a foundation of American democracy dating back to George Washington. But presidential campaigns, as we know and endure them, came later.

04 Nov 2016 2:23 AM

Thom Jones, author of The Pugilist at Rest, dead

Thom Jones, an acclaimed short-story writer who drew upon family tragedy and his own painful struggles for The Pugilist At Rest and other collections, has died.

21 Oct 2016 1:56 AM

Legends of the fall author Jim Harrison dead

Jim Harrison, the fiction writer, poet, outdoorsman and reveller who wrote with gruff affection for the country’s landscape and rural life and enjoyed mainstream success in middle age with his histori

29 Mar 2016 6:21 AM

Recent controversies spark discussion about slavery books

When children’s author-illustrator Don Tate works on a book about slavery, he keeps in mind that a smile must be more than just a smile.

27 Jan 2016 1:27 AM