meenakshi shedde

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  • I've usually been at the Berlin Film Festival in February — this is my 20th year as South Asia Consultant to the Berlinale

    Feb 18, 2018, 06:03 IST

  • "I was very impressed by his film. For a first-time filmmaker, to have such stillness and absolute control of the craft… I envy him... I took a while to get to that point."

    Feb 11, 2018, 06:59 IST

  • There is something exalting about the Kabir Festival that takes place every January, and usually opens in the slums of Jogeshwari East, near the fish market

    Feb 04, 2018, 06:41 IST

  • The first thing about Padmaavat that no one seems to have noticed, is that it is about two creepy, rival womanisers, with a lovely woman trapped between them. Allauddin Khilji was a savage, unapologetic womaniser

    Jan 28, 2018, 06:20 IST

  • Mrs Todphod Singh was mighty pleased with the Supreme Court ruling on Padmaavat

    Jan 21, 2018, 06:25 IST

  • Any city that offers goti-soda gets top marks in my book. Ahmedabad has goti-soda - those lovely soda bottles with a blue marble in the neck of the glass bottle - on its highway leading to Patan, for instance. It is also the land of Jain Chicken

    Jan 14, 2018, 06:43 IST

  • A good way to start the new year, I thought, is by relishing some of the best travel of last year. There were more trips than usual, by air, to London, Berlin, Sydney, Brisbane, Dubai, mostly for work

    Jan 08, 2018, 12:42 IST

  • A good way to start the new year, I thought, is by relishing some of the best travel of last year

    Jan 07, 2018, 07:08 IST

  • Here are my recommendations of the Top 10 Indian and South Asian Films to watch out for in 2018:

    Dec 31, 2017, 06:12 IST

  • Don't end the year without watching these: my recommendations of the Top 10 Indian Films of 2017

    Dec 24, 2017, 06:09 IST

  • Following a decree allowing women to drive in a certain Gulf Kingdom, authorities have announced that cinemas would also soon be permitted, as part of ambitious reforms for a post-oil era, that could shake up the cultural scene": news report

    Dec 17, 2017, 06:06 IST

  • I intensely love my job as a film programmer and journalist. It allows me to travel the world, constantly meet exciting people from all over

    Dec 10, 2017, 06:10 IST

  • Raja Andhayug was gobsmacked. Mrs Todphod Singh had come to his royal court to demand a divorce from her husband Mr Todphod Singh

    Dec 03, 2017, 06:33 IST

  • I've been at Film Bazaar (FB) and the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa this week. IFFI has been "taken over" by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), and, as this happened at rather short notice

    Nov 26, 2017, 06:04 IST

  • Will all those PadmavatiPoopers, who are opposing the film, have the courage to commit jauhar, mass suicide by self-immolation?"

    Nov 19, 2017, 06:29 IST

  • It was a telling 'Bombay moment'. We had been watching the 1928 silent film Shiraz: A Romance of India, with live musical accompaniment composed and played by Anoushka Shankar, with an ensemble of seven musicians, at Shanmukhananda Hall last Sunday

    Nov 12, 2017, 06:28 IST

  • The Harvey Weinstein case has opened up a Pandora's box of sexual harassment cases

    Nov 05, 2017, 06:08 IST

  • We had been quietly floating down the Ganga, watching fishermen on modest noukas, families bathing at the ghats, harvested jute stacks, and schoolgirls waving from the banks, when a series of spectacular domes atop gigantic buildings swung into view

    Oct 29, 2017, 06:43 IST

  • The campaign against sexual harassment is gathering momentum worldwide

    Oct 22, 2017, 06:06 IST

  • Big treats are on from the MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, that runs from October 12-18. Fortunately, as my work with multiple festivals and awards worldwide allows me to see many films from India and around the world, let me share my Top 10 film

    Oct 15, 2017, 06:43 IST

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