Monthly Archives: January 2013

Sheermal or Sweet Milk Bread

Sheermal, literally means sweet milk, is a kind of bread made out of flour, ghee, milk, cream, and other condiments many of which are closely guarded by the sentient of Lucknowi cuisine. Except for the Mughals and the Bengalis, Indians … Continue reading

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Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay : Unparallel Feminist

As we observe the 75th death anniversary of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (15th September 1876 to 16th January 1938), he is a mythical figure like Valmiki or Ved Vyas rather than a novelist of popular fiction. The values he propagated, the … Continue reading

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Towards A Theory of the Indian Popular Cinema

Introduction: The present paper attempts to place in perspective the Indian popular cinema in the backdrop of film theories and shows that the cinema in India has a distinct historical context and social reality which makes it difficult for film … Continue reading

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