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The Celluloid Man

Thursday 2 January '14

Celluloid, a Malayalam film to be screened at the Pune International Film Festival.
Now, she is also vigilante in party circuits

Wednesday 1 January '14

Rashmi Kusekar, who has been working at the regular party haunts in Mumbai and Pune, said people, over the years, have lost their inhibitions.
FTII hostel manager retires after 38 years, students give Rs 3 lakh as farewell gift

Wednesday 25 December '13

The septuagenarian, who also worked as the mess manager at the hostel during the late ‘70s, will retire after 38 years of faithful service at the institute.
From Russia, with Love

Sunday 22 December '13

FTII student Sandhya Daisy Sundaram’s film Love.Love.Love., which explores the concept of love among Russian women, has been selected for the short documentary competition at Sundance Film Festival
Room with a View

Thursday 19 December '13

Manoj K Nitharwal on his FTII diploma film Seek and Hide, featuring Mohan Agashe and Seema Biswas.
Wild Wild Best

Friday 13 December '13

Perhaps the closest one can come to defining Lady Gaga’s work is by comparing it to abstract art.
A Walk to Remember

Friday 6 December '13

Kurhe and his friends were on the road for over 19 days.
The Eyes Have It

Sunday 1 December '13

A forgotten cinematographer, 97-year-old V Babasaheb recalls five decades of his Bollywood career.
Siya Later

Saturday 30 November '13

A new vegetarian restaurant in Kothrud has an ambitious menu but falls short of expectations.
The Gara Sorority

Saturday 30 November '13

From among T-shirts, straw hats and knick-knacks, the bold colours of the traditional Parsi gara stand out at the Poona Zoroastrian Seva Mandal store.
Two good

Monday 25 November '13

The play VaPuLa brings together the writing styles of two iconic figures — PL Deshpande and VP Kale
With a Wink and a Smile

Saturday 23 November '13

Originally made in the ‘40s, three films that were based on the stories by Chi Vi Joshi have been restored by NFAI and will be showcased at Pulotsav.
Never Grow Up

Saturday 23 November '13

Bubble gums, strawberry blonde hair and a reckless attitude worn on her sleeve with a middle finger shown to the world.
Blood Lust

Friday 22 November '13

Marathi filmmaker Anup Jagdale’s debut project hopes to carve its own identity despite rumours of it being a remake of a popular Hindi film.
Pride and Prejudice

Tuesday 19 November '13

Devendra Jadhav’s short film And Gandhi Goes Missing takes on prejudices based on race, caste and religion.
In Focus

Sunday 17 November '13

Sahitya Akademi award-winning writer Vishwas Patil, who has turned to fimmaking with Rajjo, talks about his fling with Bollywood.
The Family Room

Saturday 16 November '13

With a fairly exhaustive menu, this vegetarian restaurant has the feel of a friendly neighbourhood joint.
The Fembot Returns

Saturday 16 November '13

With 19 songs, with radio-inspired commentary holding the theme together.
Vengeance Returns

Friday 15 November '13

Titus Andronicus, one of the first tragedies by Shakespeare, will be staged in the city as a part of an international project.


The Big Debate
Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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