Jyoti Dogra’s new play, Toye, is inspired by Girish Karnad’s Agni aur Barkha and explores a new performance language
'Chalk N Duster', starring Juhi Chawla and Shabana Azmi, has great intentions. Director Jayant Gilatar's objective to bring forth the issues that school teachers have been facing for decades now is laudable. But handling of such a subject evidently requires lot more finesse and depth
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who has been missing the promotions of 'Chalk N Duster' due to "severe bronchitis", is now recovering
'Chalk N Duster' actress Juhi Chawla says that it was exciting to work with her talented co-actor Shabana Azmi in the film and that she tried to learn something from the latter's style of working during shooting
Where Girish Karnad first learnt that lights could be brightened and dimmed like a fan. Insider memories of three forgotten theatre spaces in a new book edited by theatre historian Shanta Gokhale
Maharashtra Congress legislator Nitesh Rane has slammed Girish Karnad over his comments on Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji, saying the writer should 'either aopologise or face the Maratha heat' for his remarks
The Centre on Friday flatly refused to intervene in the brewing Tipu Sultan row in Karnataka saying the 'peaceful' debate over the issue must be continued, however, it would be unwise to expect any involvement by the government into the matter
A complaint was filed at the Vidhana Soudha police station against Jnanpith Award winner Girish Karnad for his 'provocative' remark on naming Bengaluru international airport after the city's founder Kempe Gowda, on charges that the comment has allegedly hurt the sentiments of certain sections of society.
State president of Dr Ambedkar Prachara Samiti, N. Ramu, on Thursday criticised playwright Girish Karnad for his suggestion to rename Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport after 18th century Mysore king Tipu Sultan and demanded action against him
Playwright Girish Karnad has received a death threat for his campaign to rename Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport after 18th century Mysore king Tipu Sultan
Under severe attack for his remarks that Bengaluru International airport should have been named after 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan rather than the city founder Kempegowda, Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad offered his apology
Noted playwright-actor Girish Karnad has that had 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan been a Hindu and not a Muslim then he would have enjoyed the same status as Maratha king Chhatrapathi Shivaji
Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor will be doing a cameo in upcoming film 'Chalk n Duster', starring Shabana Azmi
With so many films in the making, we see a string of people leaving the country for their respective shoots
Photos: Shilpa Shetty, Shraddha Kapoor at Mumbai airport
A meeting held here between the striking FTII students and officials of the ministry of information and broadcasting on Tuesday on the simmering row over the appointment of a BJP functionary as the chairman of the premier film school remained inconclusive. While further talks have been guaranteed, the strike will also continue.
Television actor Gajendra Chauhan, viewed as close to the BJP, will remain as chairperson of the premier Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), and to placate protesting students, the government is planning to install a co-chairperson of the institute, sources said.
Television actor Gajendra Chauhan, viewed as close to the BJP, will remain as chairperson of the premier FTII and to placate protesting students, the government is planning to install a co-chairperson of the institute
Actress Juhi Chawla says that her upcoming film "Chalk N Duster" will deeply touch viewers and make them want to clap for their teachers and hug them.
Kiran Phadnis, while shooting for her debut film 'Ek Dakshina Gurudakshina', produced by Aayush and Eshaan
Phadnis under their banner Moonwalker Production, ended up going to the interior parts of Purulia, West Bengal. It was all going good until the she got handed over a letter from the Naxalites