Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicNaseeruddin Shah

Topic: Naseeruddin Shah

A Holy Conspiracy: thought-provoking courtroom drama that loses voice in poor dialogues

With two stalwarts of Indian cinema—Soumitra Chatterjee and Naseeruddin Shah— anchoring the narrative, the film will nudge you to think where India is headed.

Debutante carrying CPM hopes against Supriyo is an activist, Army kid, Naseeruddin Shah’s niece

Saira Shah Halim is CPI(M) candidate in Ballygunge bypoll, to be held on 12 April. She is pitted against TMC’s Babul Supriyo, who is facing flak for previous actions as BJP MP.

India can’t alienate its 20 crore Muslims, not when Taliban are finding legitimacy, not ever

Indian Muslims have been completely edged out of power structures, not just by BJP, but all other parties. Even in the Supreme Court, there’s one Muslim judge out of 33.

Naseeruddin Shah diagnosed with pneumonia, admitted to hospital in Mumbai

Ratna Pathak Shah, the wife of the 70-year-old actor, said he has got a 'small patch' of pneumonia in his lungs and is responding well to treatment.

Aakrosh, Om Puri’s masterclass in the art of silence, is especially powerful after Hathras

Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri and Smita Patil star in Govind Nihalani's 1980 directorial debut that explores caste politics and the oppression of Adivasis.

Ijaazat is a strangely poetic take on divorce that was rare in 1980s Hindi films

Naseeruddin Shah and Rekha's portrayal of a divorced couple in this Gulzar film is more loving and honest than many marriages that do last.

Shekhar Kapur’s Masoom is as beautifully relatable as it was almost 40 years ago

Starring Naseeruddin Shah & Shabana Azmi, the movie features some of R.D. Burman and Gulzar's finest work, & three adorable kids.

Habib Tanvir, the iconic playwright and director known for his work with tribal artists

Habib Tanvir travelled through the interiors of Chhattisgarh, meeting and working with local village artists, and used folk traditions in his plays.

Irrfan Khan landed the role of Maqbool after Naseeruddin Shah vetoed Kamal Haasan

In ‘Irrfan Khan’, Aseem Chhabra writes about how Khan was born to play Maqbool, and Vishal Bhardwaj casting him was both a risk and a masterstroke.

CAA-NRC threat to identity & livelihood, say Mira Nair, Naseeruddin Shah & others

In a note, 300 eminent personalities including Amitav Ghosh, TM Krishna & Romila Thapar said they stand in solidarity with those protesting against CAA-NRC.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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