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26, Nov 2017, by : Saeed Naqvi

"Padmavati", in a sense, is a neighbourhood story. My village, Mustafabad, happens to be in Rae Bareli, which embraces numerous Chishtiya Sufi shrines or places where the saints spent some time, including Khwaja Ashraf Jehangir Semnani, the saint Malik Mohammad Jaisi, the author of "Padmavat", was devoted to. Jaisi would faint at the controversy surrounding his masterpiece.Read News

06, Nov 2017, by : FnF Desk

Sections of the Indian film and television which did business through banking channels remained largely on track after the November 8, 2016, demonetization. But Bollywood's daily wagers -- spot boys, light men, casual actors and other temps -- continue to face its after-effects, say industry experts.Read News

16, Jul 2017, by : FnF Desk

National Award-winner Madhur Bhandarkar, who has had several run-ins with the censor board over his critically-acclaimed projects, is exasperated at having to give all kinds of explanations about his next outing 'Indu Sarkar', which is set against the backdrop of the 1975-77 Emergency.Read News

12, Mar 2017, by : FnF Desk

Holi is all about "gujiya and gulaal", and for others, it's incomplete without a dose of "bhang". TV celebrities have interesting anecdotes to share on their experience of "bhang ke side effects" during the festival of colours. Read News

21, Feb 2017, by : Nivedita

The continued efforts of veteran designers like Ritu Kumar, Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Wendell Rodricks to bring Indian textiles to the fashion forefront is motivating younger talent to value the country's rich handloom heritage instead of looking abroad for inspiration.Read News

17, Feb 2017, by : Sahana Ghosh

As distinctive as their full-throated voices, the Langhas, a Muslim community of folk musicians from Rajasthan, have evolved a rather unique way to preserve their identity for centuries. It's a strict no-no for them to marry into other communities.Read News

14, Feb 2017, by : FnF Desk

There are two kinds of movie buffs who watch Mughal-E-Azam, arguably the greatest Bollywood film ever made. One, of course, watch it for the pure love and artistry of Mughal-E-Azam and the other watch it just for Madhubala. So intrinsic is the imagery of Madhubala in Mughal-E-Azam that we often forget that filmsRead News

14, Jan 2017, by : Sugandha Rawal

Apart from the dance and drama of Bollywood, Jess Gonchor is captivated by how the Indian film industry puts pieces of Indian culture into its storylines. The American production designer ("The Devil Wears Prada", et al) feels Hollywood can learn from the glitzy Hindi filmdom how to embrace its culture "naturally".Read News

05, Jan 2017, by : FnF Desk

Fashion photography is all about teamwork and the real challenge lies in creating a synthesis of the various elements that go into it, says 28-year-old Richa Maheshswari, one of the few women photographers in an otherwise male-dominated world — a scenario that is slowly changing.Read News

03, Jan 2017, by : Sugandha Rawal

A tale of a small boy, Mowgli, wandering in an enchanting Indian forest with an entourage of his animal friends in 'The Jungle Book' took the Indian box office by storm in 2016. For industry experts, 2016 was the year of 'The Jungle Book' - a Disney film.Read News

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