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January 10, 2017: Goodbye, Puri Sahib

Julie M: Indian film lost one of its guiding lights on January 6. Om Prakesh Puri was best known as a character actor—his appearance did not lend itself to lead roles in films that wanted to be popular, and he was definitely no chocolate hero. 1,390 more words

Indian Film

Calcutta Unsung

The very hub of Calcutta’s jubilance and exuberance finds its home in Park Street, an eponym of the now lesser known deer park of Sir Elijah Impey. 641 more words


Om Puri - such a long journey !

“I don’t expect anything from anybody When You Grow Old.Your Days Are Gone; It Is Part Of Life.” — Om Puri (@OmRajeshPuri) November 3, 2016… 883 more words

Hindi Cinema

Om Puri: The unlikely hero

LATEST NEWS – Om Puri was that rare actor who could carry a film on his shoulders on the sheer power and versatility of his performance. 245 more words

Calcutta Unabashed

The magnanimous extent of old Calcutta is in the wake of modernity but an incongruous outline of the last monumental visage of colonial elitism resplendently shouldered by the bhadraloks of Bengal. 754 more words


Tram Rides

​You may think that the slow moving trams are not exactly at par with the fast pace of the city that is Kolkata. To be honest, I believed that too. 219 more words

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