Kamla Bhasin was accepted as a woman with a special mission, by men and women together, not only in her country but across South Asia.
Gail Omvedt kept her allegiance with Dalits, Adivasis and the rural working classes till the end
Doing tragedy so immersively that he needed a shrink, learning the sitar from Ustad Vilayat Khan for six months just to shoot a song…there was method behind Dilip Kumar’s aura.
Rarely has a marriage been so tragically entwined with politics. Prison, calumny…they faced it all. But history was unkind. Gouri Amma, mostly in her own words, about her 'TV'.
Ajit Singh was a bit of an enigma—a computer engineer taking over the legacy of a revered farmer leader. He prospered, but the legacy withered…till a last flicker.
Ved plunged headlong into life, determined to experience all it had to offer
Maradona! An Englishman, still bitter over that blend of magic and sleight of hand at Azteca, offers a tribute to the flawed genius.
Poet, artist, playwright, editor...there was a manyness to Soumitra as a creative mind. And a depth of feeling. Both flowed into his roles on screen.
The batting master was a true-bred Australian who made grit his middle name
A humble genius, SPB’s golden voice transcended languages and generations
Barring a few years, Pranabji strode the heights of polity with imperious authority for decades
Shrewd, patient and astute, today’s leaders can draw many lessons from Pranabda’s life
Jasraj was one of the early popularisers of Hindustani classical, his voice timbrally pleasing and rich, but ductile enough to be drawn into thin filigree
His self-deprecatory movies about middle-class society trod the fine line between popular and art house cinema
Such was Chuni Goswami's athletic ability that Sir Garfield Sobers had mentioned his electrifying speed in his autobiography, remembers football star and coach Subhash Bhowmick
Nagarkar’s long-necked grazing on the fields of literature, films, food and his gift for friendship
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents Dadasaheb Phalke Award to film actor Rajinikanth, at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is also seen.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is also seen.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to film sound designer Resul Pookutty at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Relatives and friends of the trekkers who lost their lives in Uttarakhand due to natural catastrophe, arrive at the NSCBI airport in Kolkata.PTI Photo
SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.
Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.
How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.