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Script Analysis of ‘TOILET: EK PREM KATHA’

  STORY IDEA – Jaya leaves her husband Keshav, as there’s no toilet at their house. Keshav sets out on a mission to win her back by fighting against the age-old values of rural India. Channelling the unexplored woes of … Continue reading

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ज़फ़र गोरखपुरी (श्रद्धांजलि)

  (श्रद्धांजलि) ज़फ़र गोरखपुरी जन्म: बैदौली बासगांव, गोरखपुर | निधन: मुम्बई, अंधेरी (पश्चिम)  गुज़रे ज़माने के वरिष्ठ शायर ज़फ़र गोरखपुरी का शनिवार 29 जुलाई 2017 को निधन हो गया। वे अपने पीछे पुत्र अयाज गोरखपुरी और इंतेयाज गोरखपुरी को छोड़ गए हैं। … Continue reading

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Lights! Camera! Patriarchy!

Lights! Camera! Patriarchy! Population First celebrates the 12th Anniversary of Laadli with Screenwriters Association – June 9, 2017 The Laadli Day anniversary event was organised by Population First and Screenwriters Association at SWA premises in Andheri West, with an audience consisting … Continue reading

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Laadli Day

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  Bollywood has bidden adieu to one of its most charismatic – and maverick – actors. Vinod Khanna passed away on the morning of the 27th April. He was said to have been suffering from bladder cancer, although this has … Continue reading

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संध्या रियाज़ की तीन कवितायें।

अम्मा अम्मा के जाने के बाद उनकी पेटी से एक थैला मिला है जिसमे मेरे बचपन का रेला मिला है   एक चरखी एक लट्टू एक गुडिया मैली सी एक नाव आड़ी टेडी लहरों में फैली सी एक किताब जिसमे … Continue reading

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Shri Javed Akhtar is the new Chairman of revamped IPRS

“A new chapter has started!” – Javed Akhtar Mumbai, April 6th, 2017: Fresh elections were held after more than a decade in the revamped IPRS, in which both the authors (music composers and lyricists) and publishers (music labels) participated. These elections … Continue reading

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Women On Television

For years we have been lamenting rhetorically about the quality of writing on Indian television. Our most painful grouse has been about the way women and gender-equations have been portrayed on the TV screen. Our TV serials and soaps have … Continue reading

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Screenwriting Workshop by Anjum Rajabali witnesses tremendous participation!

~ The five-day workshop organised in association with Screenwriters Association India saw a huge participation and witnessed the presence of renowned screenwriters from the film industry~ Mumbai, 09 March 2017: Whistling Woods International (WWI), Asia’s premier Film, Communication and Media Arts institute, conducted … Continue reading

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And the Oscar goes to…

And so the Oscar frenzy slowly fades away for another year, although the 2017 awards will perhaps best be remembered for the near scandal unwittingly caused by Warren Beatty when he announced the wrong winner for ‘Best Movie.’ The Oscar’s … Continue reading

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