Four months back, when I met Hrishida, he was quite unwell. I spoke to him informally about a lot of things then and had fixed up for a formal interview once he got better...
Satyakam starring Dharmendra and Sharmila Tagore, the hit-pair of Anupama, was the one closest to his heart, but how well do you know the man?
Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Dharmendra, Rajesh Khanna, Amol Palekar, Mrinal Sen, Deepti Naval, Subhash Ghai, Nitin Mukesh, Raza Murad...
Hrishida's films had great music because he himself was musically inclined. He played sitar for AIR and won quite a few inter-university music competitions. Complete fimography and some of the favourite
Somewhere in the distance, from someone's Sony-Max channel, you can hear the strains of that song from the 1970 hit Anand, Kahin door jab din dhal jaye…
He claimed his cinema derived from Harindranath Chattopadhyaya's line which was also used as a dialogue in Bawarchi: "It is so simple to be happy but so difficult to be simple."
Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.PTI Photo
Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.