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Amol Palekar

Good thing I was interrupted at NGMA, says Amol Palekar

In February, the 'Gol Maal' actor was repeatedly interrupted during a speech at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in Mumbai.

26 Nov 2019 10:00 AM

Amol Palekar to do cinema after 25 years with 'Kusur'; read

He added that the contemporary filmmakers should project the indigenous ethos than imitating what is out there in the foreign markets.

18 Nov 2019 5:44 PM

600 theatre artists urge citizens to 'vote against BJP' in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

The letter asked people to protect the 'Constitution and our syncretic, secular ethos' and vote 'bigotry, hatred, and apathy out of power'.

05 Apr 2019 4:29 PM

Will continue fighting censorship all my life, says Amol Palekar

Says veteran actor-filmmaker Amol Palekar whose speech was cut short by the members of the National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai.

12 Feb 2019 12:40 AM

State of Art

I’ve been working on this show for years, and he didn’t understand my sentiment that I wanted the evening to be about Barve, says Jesal Thacker.

12 Feb 2019 12:00 AM


Amol Palekar hits back at NGMA

Amol claimed that the NGMA director told him that he should have informed about the content of his speech beforehand.

11 Feb 2019 4:50 AM

Intolerance is at its peak, says Congress

The Congress also tagged media persons on social media to draw their attention to the Palekar incident.

11 Feb 2019 4:48 AM

Amol Palekar interrupted at NGMA event for criticising culture ministry's decision

A video shows Palekar criticising the ministry for reportedly scrapping the advisory panels at the gallery's Mumbai and Bengaluru centres.

10 Feb 2019 3:09 PM

How Soha Ali Khan lost Paheli to Rani

Soha was referring to the time when she was almost launched by Amol Palekar but the offer didn’t mature.

30 May 2018 12:16 AM

Bombay HC to hear Amol’s plea against play’s pre-censorship

Palekar approached the court in 2016 claiming that the rules were arbitrary and violated fundamental rights of the citizens.

10 Apr 2018 1:42 AM


Is Varun Dhawan being considered for the remake of Chhoti Si Baat?

B.R. Chopra Films produced Chhoti Si Baat, and grandson Kapil is thrilled to take this project ahead with a new vision.

23 Jul 2017 12:11 AM

Pahlaj Nihalani hits back at Amol Palekar

Nihalani sees a hidden agenda in Palekar’s tirade against censorship.

21 Apr 2017 12:10 AM

SC notice to Centre over Palekar’s plea on CBFC

Palekar sought a declaration that the present CBFC was incompetent to carry out functions under the said act.

18 Apr 2017 1:57 AM

Kishoritai Amonkar in sync with divine tunes

Actor Amol Palekar recounts his time with the doyenne while documenting her life story in the documentary, Bhinna Shadja.

05 Apr 2017 12:36 AM

Will Nawazuddin Siddiqui give his dates for brother Shamas’ film?

Shamas has earlier directed a short film Miyan Kal Aana, which was screened at Cannes International Film Festival.

09 Mar 2017 1:18 AM