DailyO - Opinion News & Analysis on Latest Breaking News India
English   |   Bangla


 |  -minute read
Nandita Das, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bollywood, Manto

Manto is a film of genius, audacity – and pure love

Srijana Mitra Das reviews ‘Manto’ and finds it deserving of five stars.


 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Bollywood, Manto, Nandita Das, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

How Nandita Das' Manto will get a new generation of readers interested in Toba Tek Singh

The film celebrates the power of words — to mirror society, and to pay the bills.


 |  5-minute read
Nandita Das, Bollywood, Nawazuddin siddique, Manto

Why Manto, the movie, is so crucial for India today

The film captures the pain of the Partition and the religious poison it injected into society. We are still drinking that poison today, where every Hindu is a Godse, every Muslim, a jihadi.


 |  2-minute read
Conclave 17, Nandita Das, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saadat Hasan Manto

For Nandita Das, Saadat Hasan Manto embodies freedom of speech

As part of the #BigShorts for India Tomorrow series, ‘In Defence of Freedom’ makes for a compelling watch.


 |  2-minute read
Nandita Das, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, US Presidential Elections

Nandita Das: My American friends, vote for Hillary Clinton

In a Facebook post, the actor-activist urges USA to elect the Democrat as its next president.


 |  3-minute read
Konkona sen sharma, Nandita Das, Bollywood

Are Nandita Das and Konkona Sensharma Bollywood's Deepa Mehta and Mira Nair?

The two fine actresses are now donning the director's hat with unmatched ease.


 |  2-minute read
India-Pak, Pakistan, Nandita Das, Anupam Kher

Don’t need to prove my nationality: Nandita Das' stinging response to Anupam Kher

If we dismiss those we disagree with as anti-nationals, we risk diminishing any possibility of dialogue.


 |  6-minute read
Nandita Das, Sonam Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Bollywood at Cannes 2015: Who looked hot and who did not

Discussing and dissecting the fashion as adorned by our leading actors.


 |  1-minute read
Humour, Bollywood, Nandita Das

'Men are potential rapists.' Nandita Das gets trolled on Twitter

#NanditaDasQuotes emerges as the top trends of the day. The award-winning actress claims she was misquoted.