Wednesday, 1 February, 2023
TopicNaseeruddin Shah

Topic: Naseeruddin Shah

A Holy Conspiracy: thought-provoking courtroom drama that loses voice in poor dialogues

With two stalwarts of Indian cinema—Soumitra Chatterjee and Naseeruddin Shah— anchoring the narrative, the film will nudge you to think where India is headed.

Debutante carrying CPM hopes against Supriyo is an activist, Army kid, Naseeruddin Shah’s niece

Saira Shah Halim is CPI(M) candidate in Ballygunge bypoll, to be held on 12 April. She is pitted against TMC’s Babul Supriyo, who is facing flak for previous actions as BJP MP.

India can’t alienate its 20 crore Muslims, not when Taliban are finding legitimacy, not ever

Indian Muslims have been completely edged out of power structures, not just by BJP, but all other parties. Even in the Supreme Court, there’s one Muslim judge out of 33.

Naseeruddin Shah diagnosed with pneumonia, admitted to hospital in Mumbai

Ratna Pathak Shah, the wife of the 70-year-old actor, said he has got a 'small patch' of pneumonia in his lungs and is responding well to treatment.

Aakrosh, Om Puri’s masterclass in the art of silence, is especially powerful after Hathras

Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri and Smita Patil star in Govind Nihalani's 1980 directorial debut that explores caste politics and the oppression of Adivasis.

Ijaazat is a strangely poetic take on divorce that was rare in 1980s Hindi films

Naseeruddin Shah and Rekha's portrayal of a divorced couple in this Gulzar film is more loving and honest than many marriages that do last.

Shekhar Kapur’s Masoom is as beautifully relatable as it was almost 40 years ago

Starring Naseeruddin Shah & Shabana Azmi, the movie features some of R.D. Burman and Gulzar's finest work, & three adorable kids.

Habib Tanvir, the iconic playwright and director known for his work with tribal artists

Habib Tanvir travelled through the interiors of Chhattisgarh, meeting and working with local village artists, and used folk traditions in his plays.

Irrfan Khan landed the role of Maqbool after Naseeruddin Shah vetoed Kamal Haasan

In ‘Irrfan Khan’, Aseem Chhabra writes about how Khan was born to play Maqbool, and Vishal Bhardwaj casting him was both a risk and a masterstroke.

CAA-NRC threat to identity & livelihood, say Mira Nair, Naseeruddin Shah & others

In a note, 300 eminent personalities including Amitav Ghosh, TM Krishna & Romila Thapar said they stand in solidarity with those protesting against CAA-NRC.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.