PK Nair

India's 'celluloid man' PK Nair dead

India's pioneering film archivist and film scholar PK Nair breathed his last on Friday morning.

Mar 04, 2016, 14:51 PM IST

`Celluloid Man` review: Rare glimpses of Indian film heritage

‘Celluloid Man’ is more than just a biographical documentary detailing the life of India`s first film archivist and founder of the National Film Archive of India, P.K. Nair.

May 02, 2013, 13:10 PM IST

No prints of many epic films: Archivist PK Nair

As the world celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema, veteran archivist PK Nair reveals that there are no prints of India`s first talkie ‘Alam Ara’.

Apr 18, 2013, 13:37 PM IST

India does not have the culture of archiving: `Celluloid Man`

The much-lauded documentary `Celluloid Man` may be getting standing ovations in the film festivals around the world but its hero P K Nair is unhappy with the "lack of archiving culture" in India, especially in the field of cinema.

Apr 15, 2013, 12:32 PM IST