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Indian cinema is still clichêd

Indian cinema is still clichêd

Meenakshi Sinha | June 8, 2013
'Shunyo Awnko' (Act Zero), delves into Maoist movement in West Bengal.
The Lyrical Dance
I defied, defied and defied

I defied, defied and defied

Meenakshi Sinha | May 4, 2013
Mohini Attam is not the namby pamby dance of the enchantress, says Kanak Rele, who has been setting the record straight for years.
SLICE OF OLD
Getting the big pixel

Getting the big pixel

Meenakshi Sinha | April 13, 2013
Digitising old Indian films for re-release is a trend that appears to have caught on.
GOING STRONG
'I don't know where I find this energy'

'I don't know where I find this energy'

Meenakshi Sinha | March 9, 2013
At 105, India's oldest classical musician Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan is still performing.
Maestro Speak
Kathak is a 24-hour addiction

Kathak is a 24-hour addiction

Meenakshi Sinha | February 9, 2013
Kathak is derived from scriptures like Ramayana and the Krishna Leela.
'Real' India alive on screen
'If we don't listen to titillating songs, they'll cease to exist'

'If we don't listen to titillating songs, they'll cease to exist'

Meenakshi Sinha | January 12, 2013
With 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola', a political satire on land grab, Vishal Bhardwaj brings another story from 'real' India alive…
CINEMA IN CITIES
Small town, big picture

Small town, big picture

Meenakshi Sinha | October 27, 2012
Dharamsala will put itself on the film festival map with its first international festival starting on November 1.
Biopic
'Ranbir not scared of making fool of himself'

'Ranbir not scared of making fool of himself'

Meenakshi Sinha | September 22, 2012
The 'Barfi' director decodes actor Ranbir Kapoor. In a candid chat with TOI Crest, Anurag Basu announces a biopic on Kishore Kumar with…
BASUNAMA
Fame matters to me: Bips

Fame matters to me: Bips

Meenakshi Sinha | September 8, 2012
Bipasha Basu is back in the Bhatt camp with 'Raaz 3' in 3D. She tells TOI-Crest what it takes to survive in this industry as an actress.
BEAUTY UNLIMITED
Bed, bath and beyond

Bed, bath and beyond

Meenakshi Sinha | September 8, 2012
From beauty regimes to sightseeing, TOI-Crest is spoilt for choice in Germany's famous spa towns.
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