Benegalís making of Bose
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose:
The Forgotten Hero is a
valiant attempt to capture the freedom fighterís life and charisma
on screen. Deepa Gahlot catches up with
the veteran director.
biographical picture is not a popular genre in Hindi cinema, while
three of this yearís Oscar-nominated films were based on the lives
of real heroes.
the various tourist delights that Jaisalmer offers, the carved havelis
stand apart. The stone carvers of Jaisalmer have transformed these
huge mansions into exquisite works of art.
Chichen Itza pyramid, or El Castillo, besides being one of the
greatest monuments, also indicates the occurrence of a spring equinox.
At the exact time of the spring equinox (vernal equinox in
astronomerís language), the rays of the sun highlight a plumed
serpent, which seems to slither down the steps towards the well of
in the foothills of the Eastern Ghats, with a natural harbour formed
in the Bay of Bengal and beaches, Vishakhapatnam has lots to offer.
One can begin exploring the city by going up the Simhachalam temple
nestling on the top of a hill, 26 km from the city.
tests the West
Negar Khanís deportation due to
lack of papers has brought other foreign artistes under the scanner,
writes Sukhdeep Kaur
recently, the script ran the other way round. The promise of big bucks
and international fame had always been an overwhelming allurement for
Indian actors to taste foreign shores. But all that seems to be
from the heart
Rani Balbir Kaurís tribute to
Kaifi Azmi revives the power of his poetry and personality. Aditi
Azmi was essentially a poet of the world. Much ahead of his times, he
could step into the future and talk of a world that had lost the
capacity to foresee and forestall. Tormented by sectarianism, Kaifi
did everything in his power to arrest the trend. Most of all, he wrote
with a heart that cared and wrote not of rosy fictions of life but of
its painful realities.