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Divya Unny

A Cut Above
Cinema
A Cut Above

Indian films—about a classical musician, an old truck driver and a young woman—make their mark at the Venice International Film Festival

11 September 2020
Manoj Bajpayee: ‘Good cinema grows on talent, not on power’
Cinema
Manoj Bajpayee: ‘Good cinema grows on talent, not on power’

Manoj Bajpayee’s new film tells of an ageing cop in a polarised city. The actor speaks to Divya Unny about the limits of the insider-outsider battle onscreen and offscreen

07 August 2020
Short and Shocking
Cinema
Short and Shocking

Animation films with a social conscience have become online hits

10 July 2020
Except That
In Memoriam
Sushant Singh Rajput (1986-2020)

An intelligent and large-hearted star gone all too soon

14 June 2020
Shoojit Sircar: ‘I don’t have to worry about that one Friday’
Cinema
Shoojit Sircar: ‘I don’t have to worry about that one Friday’

Director Shoojit Sircar speaks to Divya Unny about the advantages of releasing Gulabo Sitabo, a multi-star film, online

05 June 2020
The Extra Shot
Features
The Extra Shot

Indian OTT shows are getting bolder and more ambitious

22 May 2020
Home Studio
Features
Home Studio

With minimal budgets and ample creativity, filmmakers are creating series and shows while locked in

08 May 2020
Rishi Kapoor (1952-2020): The End of an Era
Cinema
Rishi Kapoor (1952-2020): The End of an Era

The Hard-hitting Heartthrob

30 April 2020
Features
Irrfan Khan (1967-2020): Ace Craftsman

The star who elevated the performances of his co-actors and the stories he starred in

29 April 2020
Tillotama Shome
Cinema
‘Acting was really an act of defiance for me’

In her recent film, Tillotama Shome forces the audience to reckon with class prejudices. The actor tells Divya Unny why she chooses movies that make her uncomfortable

10 April 2020

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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