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Those Disco Deewane days

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, replays the story of the late Nazia Hassan, who sparked the disco craze with the song Aap Jaisa Koi Meri Zindagi Mein Aaye for Feroz Khan’s...

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The Singing, Forgetful Detective

Hoichoi’s first offering of the New Year is a Ritwick Chakraborty show all the way, writes Shantanu Ray Choudhuri Move over Feluda and Byomkesh. There’s a new &ls...

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The Unpretentious Star

She was the underdog of her time. Yes, Reena Roy was one of the top actresses who let her work talk rather than her other activities, writes Dhruv Somani. She was born as Sa...

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Shifting Paradigms: Malayalam Cinema

Malayalam Cinema has evolved through time, writes Sulochana Ram Mohan. To use a cliché change has been the only constant in Malayalam cinema. In the first decade of th...

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A look at Janani's Juliet

Pankaj Rishi Kumar’s documentary film was India’s official entry to the Academy Awards. It tackles socio-political realities through the relationship between the E...

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Sardar Udham: The Shadow Man

Satyabrata Ghosh explains why the film Sardar Udham should be watched to fathom what undying love for one’s own country truly embodies. Chronicling the emergence of lea...

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The Three Khans and the emergence of new India

Kaveree Bamzai’s book with fascinating long shots and close-ups is unique for several reasons, writes Monojit Lahiri. For one, she is both passionate and knowledgeable a...

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The magical language of Gulzar

Juhi Saklani looks at the way filmmaker, poet, lyricist and writer Gulzar creates language and immortalizes his words by making them unforgettable in the minds of his fans. "...

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Evolution of Pakistani TV Shows– Part 2

After receiving a great response on the first episode of Evolution of Pakistani TV Shows, I received many messages on social media and I was delighted to know that even today,...

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HIGH FIVE: Time for Some hoichoi

Starting out in 2017, the first regional OTT player in India, hoichoi, is now the world’s leading Bengali OTT platform. As it steps into its fifth year, co-founder Vishn...

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Flight To Freedom

In his first letter to readers, Philosophy Coach, Consultant at Universal Enlightenment ...

January 24 2022

Those Disco Deewane days

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, replays the story of the late Nazia Hassan, who sparked th...

January 23 2022

Great men leave everlasting memories

As Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary nears, Humra Quraishi recalls conversations ...

January 22 2022