Thu. Oct 17th, 2019

The Seer

Read, Think, Act

Supriti Malhotra

Supriti is a filmmaker and freelance journalist who juggles the gig economy with creative pursuits such as photography and painting.
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Although the first Indian romantic film, Devdas, released in 1935, Bollywood’s tryst with romance began in 1929 with the Melody of Love, the first talkie film screened in India at Calcutta’s Elphinstone Picture Palace.

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Despite etymological and regional differences, Chhau is commonly associated with religious occasions such as the spring festival of Chaitra Parva in April, Gajan Festival honoring Lord Shiva, and the Sun Festival.