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Tagore's writings in various shades of difference (Book Review)
New Delhi, Nov 30 : Title - Shades of Difference-Selected Writings of Rabindranath Tagore; Edited by - Radha Chakravarty; Publisher - Social Science Press and 9.9 Media; Pages - 291; Price - Rs.850
Shouldn't impose on the younger generation: Sharmila Tagore ( ...
Kolkata, Nov 29 : Icon Sharmila Tagore shattered stereotypes in Indian cinema and still continues to make heads turn in her public appearances. The versatile actress, who hasn't been seen in films recently, believes seniors in the film industry are still treated with respect and not brushed aside ...
It was a challenge to make a Film on the life of Rabindranath Tagore: ...
Panaji, Nov 25 : Kadambari, a film based on the life of Rabindranath Tagore.
Pablo Caesar's film to feature Rabindranath Tagore
Panaji, Nov 25 : Well known film director of Argentina Pablo Caesar has planned his next project named 'Thinking of Him' on Rabindranath Tagore.
Being fit a healthy change in Bollywood: Soha Ali Khan
New Delhi, Nov 25 : Actress Soha Ali Khan, whose mother and yesteryear screen icon Sharmila Tagore donned a bikini on-screen in the 1960s, says hitting the gym may not have been a trend back then, but a fit frame has now become essential in the movie industry.
Panjab University appoints Gulzar to Tagore chair
Chandigarh, Nov 22 : Noted filmmaker-lyricist Gulzar has been appointed as 'Tagore Professor of Indian Literature' at Panjab University here.
Sharmila Tagore lauds Yemeni director for highlighting women's ...
Kolkata, Nov 21 : Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore heaped praises on Yemeni filmmaker Khadija Al Salami, considered the first woman director from her country, for being courageous enough to highlight the sufferings of women in the name of religion and tradition in her film "I Am Nojoom, Age 10 And ...
Indo-Argentine film on Tagore-Ocampo bond to begin next year
New Delhi, Nov 21 : In a unique collaboration, Argentinian director Pablo Cesar has joined hands with Indian producer Suraj Kumar for a feature film on the bond between celebrated writers Victoria Ocampo and Rabindranath Tagore.
What makes Rahul Bose tick?
Kolkata, Nov 20 : Many cine-buffs who are regular viewers of the KIFF every year, expressed their scepticism when they heard that actor-director Rahul Bose was to deliver the Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture that is an integral part of the KIFF every year. This is traced to his relative youth because ...
Bridge pay gap for men, women in film industry: Sharmila Tagore
Kolkata, Nov 17 : At a time when women are seen in lead roles onscreen, veteran actress Sharmila Tagore on Tuesday said the difference in wages of male and female actors still exists in the Hindi film industry.
Hope Bollywood stands united on intolerance issue: Sharmila Tagore
Kolkata, Nov 17 : Vocal on the controversy over intolerance, veteran actress Sharmila Tagore asserted she has faith in Bollywood to remain united on the issue.
The 21st Kolkata International Film Festival to open on November 14
Kolkata, November 16 : - The 21st Kolkata International Film Festival will throw its doors open on November 14 at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in the presence of Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal. Luminaries from Indian cinema gracing the occasion are Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, ...
Vidya Balan thanks Big B for selfie with 'Bengal tigresses'
Kolkata, Nov 14 : Actress Vidya Balan, who was longing for a selfie with veteran actresses Sharmila Tagore, Jaya Bachchan and Moushumi Chatterjee, finally got her wish fulfilled on Saturday, thanks to none other than megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
Time of women power, say Vidya Balan, Sharmila Tagore
Kolkata, Nov 14 : Dubbing the Kolkata International Film Festival's (KIFF) endeavour to focus on films helmed by women as "poetic justice", Bollywood actresses Vidya Balan and Sharmila Tagore on Saturday acknowledged that women power is in vogue.
Tagore surname opened many doors for me: Sharmila Tagore
New Delhi, Nov 13 : The Tagore surname is a great privilege and it has opened up many doors for her, renowned thespian Sharmila Tagore has said, referring to her lineage stretching to Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and beyond.
Don't want to be role model: Soha Ali Khan
Kolkata, Nov 9 : A decade after she had a shaky Bollywood debut with "Dil Maange More", actress Soha Ali Khan hopes she has carved her own niche in the film industry -- but the much-admired daughter of veteran actress Sharmila Tagore and late Indian cricketing legend Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, says ...
'Award wapsi' a matter of personal choice: Soha Ali Khan
Kolkata, Nov 7 : Actress Soha Ali Khan says she has had "discussions" with mother and veteran actress Sharmila Tagore over the recent spate of 'award wapsi' over intolerance in India. But the "Rang De Basanti" actress believes it's a matter of personal choice when it comes to returning or keeping ...
Bangladesh navy chief 'overwhelmed' after visiting Santiniketan
Kolkata, Nov 6 : Bangladesh Navy chief, Vice Admiral M. Farid Habib on Friday visited Santinketan - founded by Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore in West Bengal's Birbhum district - and said he was "overwhelmed" at the opportunity to go around the historic place.
Rabindranath Tagore Surgical Centre launched Prayas-a diabetic clinic ...
Kolkata, Oct 26 : Rabindranath Tagore Surgical Centre located at Hiland Park in Kolkata announced the launch of 'Prayas' a dedicated diabetes clinic for the underprivileged sections of the society.
Ajay Devgn, Sharmila Tagore to attend CII Big Picture Summit
New Delhi, Oct 15 : Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn along with veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, actor Gulshan Grover and filmmakers Sudhir Mishra and Ketan Mehta will be attending the fourth edition of the CII Big Picture Summit here next week.
Thakurbari cuisine to be on platter on Puja days
Kolkata, Oct 15 : Bringing back the 'Thakurbari' (Rabindranath Tagore household) delicacies like "Kadambari's Pabda Shorshe Jhal" or the delectable "Kaju Bata Murgi", Kolkata's only floating speciality hotel Floatel will serve the dishes for the gourmet this puja.
Kadambari gets 2 awards in Washington DC South Asian film festival
Kolkata, Oct 1 : Suman Ghosh's period film Kadambari, based on the life of Rabindranath Tagore's sister-in-law who died an untimely death in 1884, has got two awards at the prestigious Washington DC South Asian Film Festival, the director says.
Soha Ali Khan's '31st October' Look Will Remind You of Her Mum ...
Mumbai, Sept 30 : Actress Soha Ali Khan will be seen playing a survivor of the 1984 Delhi massacre in the movie '31st October', for which, she had to sport a deglam look.
"Kadambari" best film at Washington South Asian Film Festival
Washington, Sep 30 : "Kadambari", a Bengali film centred around Kadambari Devi, sister-in-law of Rabindranath Tagore with whom he is supposed to have had a close personal relationship and who eventually committed suicide, won the Best Film award at the 4th Washington, DC, South Asian Film ...
Kadambari gets 2 awards in Washington DC South Asian film festival
Kolkata, Sept 29 : Suman Ghosh's period film Kadambari, based on the life of Rabindranath Tagore's sister-in-law who died an untimely death in 1884, has got two awards at the prestigious Washington DC South Asian Film Festival, the director said.
Bengal lawmakers to raise Katju remarks, Netaji family demands ...
Kolkata, Sep 16 : West Bengal legislators have expressed their wish to raise in the assembly the issue of former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju's derogatory remarks against Rabindranath Tagore and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Speaker Biman Banerjee said here on Wednesday.
Markandey Katju calls Subhas Chandra Bose a 'Japanese agent', Tagore ...
New Delhi, Sept 15 : Sparking off a controversy, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju described freedom movement hero Subhas Chandra Bose as a "Japanese agent".
Bengal BJP lawmaker seeks action over Katju's Tagore, Bose remarks
Kolkata, Sep 15 : BJP legislator from West Bengal Samik Bhattacharya on Tuesday filed a police complaint against former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju for making "abusive remarks" against Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Language barrier in Indian cinema melting away, says Sharmila
Kolkata, Aug 30 : Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore says the divide between what is perceived as national and regional cinemas is "melting away".
Misconception that Ray's films didn't do well at box office: ...
Kolkata, Aug 30 : Dispelling the general notion that auteur Satyajit Ray's films didn't do well at the box office but were lauded for their universal appeal, actress Sharmila Tagore who forayed into showbiz with Ray's iconic "Apur Sansar", said the maestro's films ran to packed houses.