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Veteran Film Actor Pran conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2012

  Shri Pran Krishan Sikand, popularly known as Pran, the veteran film actor, has been conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2012. He is the 44th Dada Saheb Phalke Award Winner. The award is conferred by the Government… Continue Reading →

#India- Theatre fest takes hit, plays by two Pakistani groups cancelled

Dipanita Nath : New Delhi, Fri Jan 18 2013, 02:40 hrs After hockey players from Pakistan returned home from India following tensions over the killing of two Indian soldiers , two Pakistani theatre groups felt the diplomatic ripples on Thursday. Fearing… Continue Reading →

Celebrating 100 years of Faiz and Manto- at TISS, Mumbai

– M Dear  Friends, It is a nice co-incidence that this year (2012) is the birth centenary of two of the greatest creative writers that twentieth century has produced  – Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Saadat Hasan Manto. It is worth remembering that these… Continue Reading →

Sunday Reading–Who’s afraid of Saadat Hasan Manto?

The Union of India is eager to embrace the great writer, whose 100th birthday falls on this week, as one of its own. But how would Manto have looked at India had he stayed on? By Garga Chatterjee 15 224  The left-wing… Continue Reading →

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