Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021

Hrishikesh Mukherjee

'I Wish I Had Become A Bio-Chemist'

Aug 29, 2006 Pradeep Tiwari

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...

His Favourite Film...

Aug 29, 2006

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?

'We'll Miss Him'

Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Dharmendra, Rajesh Khanna, Amol Palekar, Mrinal Sen, Deepti Naval, Subhash Ghai, Nitin Mukesh, Raza Murad...


Aug 29, 2006

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

Dada-Moshai Of Carter Road

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…

29 August, 2006

Hrishikesh Mukherjee (1922-2006)

Namrata Joshi

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."

Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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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.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

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.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

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.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta