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Vanishing Act II: Bollywood actresses who disappeared

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, pens a sequel to his study on the actresses who retreated into the shadows Here’s expressing my gratitude for the overwhelming response to...

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When words are just not enough….

I write this with a heavy heart, says Rujuta Vaidya as she remembers her time-spent learning dance choreography from the unparalleled to date, Saroj Khan, her Masterji. As my...

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Justice for Jayaraj and Fenix

Anupama Mandloi writes that repressed ills of society have begun to boil over from years of subjugation into a world, which is currently in an uneasy pause. The flip side of ...

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Shibu Natesan: Doing it my way

Khalid Mohamed interviews the eminent artist Shibu Natesan, who has varied from images of political protest to nature studies, whether he is in his homeland Kerala, Vadodara o...

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Celebrity endorsements hit by COVID-19

Indian Institute of Human Brands (IIHB) has released a report on celebrity compensation which states brands expect celebrity fee to drop by 20-30 per cent IIHB has released a...

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Your teeth. Please!

Humra Quraishi tells this story about a woman who is led through a strange experience because of a toothache Had heard of movers and shakers holding sway and not getting pull...

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Timeless: Mumbai’s Banganga Tank

A photo-essay by Vatsal Shah on the old-world ambience and the resilience of Banganga, where the ashes of Rishi Kapoor were immersed. On April 30, in the midst of the strictu...

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Designed by Desitiny: Pierre Cardin

Humra Quraishi says Pierre Cardin is perhaps the oldest surviving fashion designer, himself designed by destiny - he turns 98 on 2nd July. I had met him in 1989, here in New ...

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The Guru: Gautam Rajadhyaksha (1950-2011)

Khalid Mohamed writes on the imperishable legacy of the pioneering photographer of celebrity portraits. Whenever the rains finally hit Mumbai - they’ve arrived sporadic...

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Vanishing Act II: Bollywood actresses who disappeared

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, pens a sequel to his study on the actresses who retreated ...

July 5 2020

When words are just not enough….

I write this with a heavy heart, says Rujuta Vaidya as she remembers her time-spent lear...

July 5 2020