“I don’t want to live in the past”: Shyam Benegal

In the third and final part of an exclusive interview with India’s greatest filmmaker, Shyam Benegal reminisces about other film-makers like Satyajit Ray, Ritwik Ghatak and Mrinal Sen, besides actors who are no more with us such as Smita Patil, Om Puri, Amrish Puri, Leela Naidu and Tom Alter. He explains why he has put films like “Ankur,” “Nishant,” “Manthan” and “Bhumika” behind him in this interview with senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.

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How Social Media Have Become a Weapon and Dissemninator of Disinformation and Falsehood
  • Authorship: Cyril Sam and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
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Pegasus Deposition

Link of the recording of the 70-minute deposition on 14 February 2022 by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta to the Supreme Court-appointed committee headed by Justice (retired) R V Raveendran on allegations of misuse of the Israeli Pegasus spyware on Indian citizens: https://pegasus-india-investigation.in/depositions/paranjoy-guha-thakurta-statement/