Bollywood

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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Applause: In conversation with Saiyami Kher

Khalid Mohamed in a frankspeak with Saiyami Kher, who has made a huge impact with her performance as a housemaker-cum-bank employee in the Netflix film Choked. At this very m...

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Wow Effect! Discovering major acting talents

Khalid Mohamed sights four terrific actors on the gamut of original films and web series, streaming currently Eyesapoppin’! Glued ever since the lockdown and its curren...

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Lost treasure of the legendary R.D. Burman

Khalid Mohamed calls for the retrieval of the missing songs of R.D.Burman, which Asha Bhosle confirms must be “languishing on spools somewhere.” At least fifty so...

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Farewell Basu Da

Amit Khanna talks about Basu Chatterjee on the day Indian Cinema has lost him. He recalls how Basu Da was known for having mirrored Indian middle classes like none other. Bas...

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HOT SHOT - Bani J

Khalid Mohamed quizzes Bani J, the young woman on the go who’s made a wow impact as a bisexual woman in love in Season 2 of the  web series Four More Shots Please! ...

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Minority Report

Khalid Mohamed writes on the ceaseless ghettoization of Muslim characters in B-town’s mainstream movies, and now web series. The zoom, cut or pan to the Eid moon in the...

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Reignmen: Salman, Aamir & Shah Rukh Khan

Khalid Mohamed on why Salman, Aamir and Shah Rukh Khan have continued to reign in Bollywood through three decades.   Currently the rules are being re-scripted. From the ...

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Goodbye Irrfan Khan

I still remember the first time I met Irrfan Khan. It was at Navnit Nishaan’s house at a dinner she had hosted when we were making the serial Tara. Must have been the ye...

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The quiet fade-out

How many care for a yesteryear star after her last breath? Here’s addressing the question, over a month after the passing away of yesteryear’s heart-throb, Nimmi. ...

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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