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Shyam Benegal

Saeed Naqvi | Why freedom came early: In August 1947, not June 1948

Instead of August 15, 1947, our Independence Day could well have been June 30, 1948

14 Aug 2022 12:12 AM

Our open letter to PM Modi was just an appeal, so why this FIR: Shyam Benegal

Benegal said their letter addressed to Modi in July was just an appeal and not a threat that will disturb peace.

05 Oct 2019 3:39 PM

Richa Chadda takes inspiration from Mandi

And for this film, Richa has taken inspiration from 1983 satirical comedy, Mandi — a film by Shyam Benegal on politics and prostitution.

08 Sep 2018 12:20 AM

Slow inspirations

Artist and curator, Alka Raghuvanshi believes that creativity has to emerge from a space of Eros and not Thanatos, where boredom lies.

01 Jul 2018 12:50 AM

Neena Gupta in a new avatar

She was a part of the parallel cinema movement, and is now the face of Chef Vikas Khanna’s new film.

24 May 2018 5:40 AM


‘Happens in every profession’

In filmmaker Shyam Benegal’s opinion, casting couch situations are mutual and mostly happen when talent is lacking.

27 Apr 2018 12:15 AM

The protests don’t make any sense, says Shyam Benegal

Shyam, who helmed a committee to recommend reforms in the workings of the CBFC has strong words of censure for the board.

21 Nov 2017 12:09 AM

IFFI row hots up

The Kerala High Court has asked the I&B ministry for an explanation and will reach a decision with regards to S Durga by Thursday.

16 Nov 2017 12:10 AM

Shabana’s trip down memory lane

Much to the delight of the twitterati, Shabana also shared her experience at the film festival.

16 Apr 2017 12:11 AM

Coming out of the Cocoon

Syam Seethal’s short film Cocoon made in four hours on a budget of Rs 438, won an award and the appreciation from Shyam Benegal.

02 Mar 2017 1:50 AM


Farhan, Benegal miffed about Lipstick Under My Burkha's censor snub

The CBFC's decision to refuse a censor certificate to the film has not gone down well with B-Town celebrities.

24 Feb 2017 3:25 PM

Remembering Om: A man with a golden heart

Filmmaker Shyam Benegal, worked with Om Puri in Aarohan, which earned the actor one of his first National Awards.

09 Feb 2017 1:44 AM