Publié le 3 Mars 2014

Désolé du délai pour remplir ce blog avec les infos des derniers jours, mais pendant les 4 jours passés à JNU (Jaipur National University), nous ne disposions pas, bizarrement, de réseau internet ou téléphone ! Étrange pour une université ! Cela dit,...

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Publié le 24 Février 2014

Bonjour tout le monde, Journée à Agra aujourd'hui, très beau temps, voyage en car un peu long pour y arriver, mais les étudiants en mode "Waouh", à la fois bien sûr pour la Merveille du monde qu'est le Taj Mahal, mais aussi pour les rues d'Agra, pleines...

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Publié le 22 Février 2014

Bonjour à tous, Un premier jour assez difficile car après une longue attente du groupe principal à l'aéroport (4h), nous sommes allés à l'hôtel qui avait été réservé depuis la France, mais apparemment sans avoir eu accès aux Commentaires des utilisateurs!...

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Publié le 16 Février 2014

Hello to all, I'm once again using this blog to serve as a travelog - with some students of my engineering school (INSA Rouen), we are soon to fly to India on a study trip whose programme has been prepared by them (check here - don't know if you can access...

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Publié le 17 Décembre 2013

"I wish I could start from scratch. I have done good, bad and indifferent films. I wish I could erase it all and start afresh like the Professor of "Ek Din Achanak" who walked out on his family in a rainy day without even as much as informing anybody....

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Publié le 2 Juillet 2013

I’d been wanting to watch Baarish (1957, Shankar Mukherjee) for a long time, but as there were no subtitles, I knew I was in for a more strenuous viewing than usual. Still, this film was a little like the missing link in my Nutan experience! It’s a pleasant...

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Publié dans #Nutan

Publié le 3 Juin 2013

Hello, well, it seems that only Nutan ki janmadin can rouse me from my silence these days! Sorry to say, but there's just too much OTHER stuff to do, sigh! Anyway, I had been collecting these for the day, so even if you know most of them (true lovers...

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Publié le 29 Avril 2013

Famous, witty, challenging… and brilliant in the way some works of genius are, but Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie pleases and displeases at the same time. It certainly strikes the reader as a fascinating work of art, technically and stylistically;...

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Publié le 13 Mars 2013

Thanks to Ashok I have been fortunate to discover the treasure trove of these Old Indian photos , where much more than what will be discussed here is to be found: it’s a real Ali Baba’s Cave. But going through some of its riches, I stopped at these pics...

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Publié le 21 Février 2013

Hello all, It's been some time I wanted to share with you some of the clownish photos of Nutan that I've collecting, and well, why not the occasion of her death anniversary coming up this Feb 21st? Nutan passed away 22 years ago on that date. I know the...

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Publié le 20 Février 2013

Umrao Jaan (Muzzafar Ali, 1981) belongs to the genre of tragedies which describe the destiny of a doomed character in a beautifully told narrative such as will bring out the pity and sorrow necessary for spectators to be cleansed of their own sins. And...

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Publié le 28 Janvier 2013

I think I can safely say that Satyajit Ray all his life tried to fight for individual rights and a critical outlook on traditions. If you have in mind the film Ganashatru (An enemy of the people) , where a Western-looking scientist struggles against the...

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Publié le 12 Janvier 2013

(Could this be this what happened to the great RK???) For Raj Kapoor the director, Bobby appeared in 1973 between Mera naam joker (1972) and Satyam shivam sundaram (1978) and so I was rather interested to have a look at it in order to bridge that gap....

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