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Tarpan movie review: A realistically probing metaphor

Tarpan movie review is here. Based on writer/novelist Shivmurti?s story of the same name, the movie directed by debutant Neelam R Singh features Nand Kishore Pant, Neelam and Abhishek Madarecha in pivotal roles. The movie has travelled various festivals and won accolades at Jiff, Iwff (International Women?s Film Festival), Mwff (Mzansi Women?s Film Festival). Let?s find out in Tarpan movie review, how hard ? hitting and realistic is the movie.

Immediate reaction when the end credits roll

The caste divide is the biggest ?Kalank? (stigma) in our society that keeps haunting back.

The story of Tarpan

Tarpan ? which is ritual of purification, salvation done in order to please the divine forces and purify the sins committed by ancestors, is a story of caste struggle prevalent in India since ages. Based on the novel of the writer Shivmurti, Tarpan is the story of Rajpatiya (Neelam) a young
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Supriya Pathak, Pankaj Kapur's children ready for cinema

Supriya Pathak, Pankaj Kapur's children ready for cinema
Mumbai, Dec 19: Think Supriya Pathak and you think of monstrous talent and pedigree. The actress says her two children with Pankaj Kapur are now gearing up for a career in filmdom.

"My daughter Sanaah is 23. She has studied acting at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. She is gearing up for a career in acting. My son Ruhaan is 20. He is a trained chef. But he's going abroad to learn acting and direction," said Supriya.

Daughter to female theatre stalwart Dina Pathak, Supriya has in her spouse the incredibly gifted Pankaj Kapur. Supriya's sister is the enormously talented Ratna Shah and brother-in-law.
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'Khubsoorat' extremely contemporary, says Sonam

'Khubsoorat' extremely contemporary, says Sonam
Mumbai, July 12: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who will be seen in the remake of "Khubsoorat", says it's a contemporary film and the story does not ape the 1980 hit movie.

The original "Khubsoorat" had Rekha in the lead role of a happy-go-lucky girl and she was joined by the likes of Ashok Kumar, Dina Pathak and Rakesh Roshan in the cast.

"Honestly, the script of 'Khubsoorat' is extremely contemporary. There's nothing about it that resembles the Hrishikesh Mukherjee film," said Sonam while talking about the film's setting.

"We had the rights to the film and we took the character, spirit of the character and have put her in.
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Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola Music Review

Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola is an upcoming comedy-drama by notable filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who is known for making bold and relevant films. The film will see actors Imran Khan and Anushka Sharma pairing up for the first time in their careers, and also stars Pankaj Kapur and Shabana Azmi in supporting roles. It is all set for release in cinemas worldwide on 11 January 2013 and is being referred to by segments of the media as one of the key films to look out for next year. According to its synopsis, the film is set in a village in Haryana, where Bijlee (Anushka) is set to marry Baadal (Aarya Babbar), who is the son of the powerful politician Chaudhari Devi (Shabana). However, Bijlee and her industrialist father Harry Mandola’s (Pankaj) affiliation with Matru (Imran) make the arrangement of this marriage difficult. This results in various twists and turns that will
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March preview-stars birthday and upcoming movies

March preview-stars birthday and upcoming movies
01 March Amit Khanna Indrani Mukherjee 02 March Gulshan Rai Anandji Pappu Verma Raageswari 04 March Dina Pathak 05 March Uday Chopra 06 March Grusha Kapoor 07 March Anupam Kher 10 March Roma Manik 11 March Sujata Mehta 12 March Javed Khan Falguni Pathak 13 March Jeet Upendra Sudhir Mattu 14 March Sanjay Khanna Aamir Khan 15 March Iila Arun 17 March Jagdish Rai 18 March Shashi Kapoor Chitra Singh Alisha Chinai Anil Nagrath Meenakshi Thakur 19 March Sandhya Rao Tanushree Dutta 20 March Kangana Ranaut Alka Yagnik Akshay Khanna 21 March Rani Mukherjee 23 March Arman Kohli Romesh Patel Kangana Ranaut Sarang Dev 2...
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Tamas – An Unforgettable Saga of Partition

Reliance Home Video launched Govind Nihalani’s critically acclaimed film Tamas on home video today. The launch was done at an exclusive retail event at Planet M, Andheri.

Besides the Director Govind Nihalani, Om Puri, Deepa Sahi, Ila Arun, and producer Lalit Bijlani other key members from the cast & crew were present at Planet M to formally release the DVD of the film.

Tamas is based on the classic Hindi novel of the same name written by Bhisham Sahni. The film was first shown on Doordarshan in 1988 as a mini series.

Tamas is being released as a four DVD (Rs. 799/-) and Vcd (Rs.499/-) set. The DVD contains a collectible booklet and an audio-visual interview with Govind Nihalani on Tamas.

Sweta Agnihotri COO of Reliance Home Video said that “This August India will celebrate completion of 64 years of Independence. Tamas is a good reflection of how communal prejudice can
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Govind Nihalani’s tele-film Tamas available on DVD

Govind Nihalani’s tele-film Tamas available on DVD
Govind Nihalani’s epic tele-film Tamas has been released on DVD by Reliance Home Video.

Tamas is based on the classic Hindi novel of the same name written by Bhisham Sahni. The film was first shown on Doordarshan in 1987 as a series and later as a 4-hour-long feature film.

Tamas is being released as a four-dvd (Rs. 799/-) and Vcd (Rs.499/-) set. The DVD contains a collectible booklet and an audio-visual interview with Govind Nihalani on Tamas.

The film won the Nargis Dutt Award for the Best Film on National Integration. In 1988, Tamas won two national awards: Surekha Sikri won the National Film Award for Best supporting Actress and Vanraj Bhatia won the National Film Award for Best Music Direction.

The film features Om Puri, Deepa Sahi, Amrish Puri, Bhisham Sahni, A.K. Hangal, Manohar Singh,Dina Pathak, Saeed Jaffrey and Surekha Sikri.
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The Celluloid Mother - Feature

When one talks of mothers on celluloid, one generally visualizes the image of a sacrificing mother who is either bent over a sewing machine stitching clothes in umpteen films or, working at a construction site bent under the weight of bricks on her head, such as Nirupa Roy in Deewar (1975). Over time, the mother image sometimes transformed itself to Dina Pathak in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Khubsoorat...
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