Bollywood

The Making of Satya

Novelist and writer, Adithi Rao who was assistant director on Ram Gopal Varma’s Satya, rewinds to the behind-the-scenes moments of the iconic underworld film of Indian c...

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Homes, Bollywood Homes

Khalid Mohamed writes on some of the impressive star homes in B-town. There’s something  about Bollywood star homes. Now they are  quite a match to the sprawl...

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Honey Trehan: Raat Akeli Hai & The Twinkling Stars

The stellar cast, fantastic atmospheric visuals, haunting background score, directorial grip on the noir narrative of the film Raat Akeli Hai, have come in for praise, writes ...

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Poet with a social commitment: Sahir Ludhianvi

Terribly disturbed by his dear and younger friend Mohammad Rafi's demise on July 31, 1980, Sahir also followed suit after a few months, writes Sumit Paul A collaboration of T...

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BOLLYWOOD FIGHTS BACK!

Bollywood has come together to seek redress against the irresponsible, derogatory and defamatory reporting by Times Now and Republic channels. Today (October 12), a civil sui...

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Close Encounters with Rekha

On her 66th birthday, Khalid Mohamed writes on the eternal mystique of Rekha. It’s that time of the year. She turns 66 today (October 10). And she or her secretary Far...

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Signs of the times

Humra Quraishi rewinds to 1995; when she met the first ambassador of Uzbekistan to India, Surat Mirkasymov, and remembers how much he loved Bollywood films. Strange it seems ...

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The Glad and the Sad

Even as COVID-19 spikes on, the film soundtracks of yesteryear offer some solace and relief. Khalid Mohamed writes on the vast treasure of songs of love and sorrow by Kishore ...

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Pivotal, Not Seminal: Indian Matchmaking

Since its release a couple of weeks back, Indian Matchmaking, has raced to the top of the charts for Netflix in India, writes Dr Sandeep Goyal. And, it has hit No. 10 in the ...

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Sudden Impact: In Conversation with Harsh Chhaya

Khalid Mohamed interviews Harsh Chhaya, whose performance as a despotic Papaji in the series Undekhi, is as laceratingly real as it gets. Foxy eyes, an unerasable smug grin, ...

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Hair today, gone tomorrow

Khalid Mohamed streams right into Hansal Mehta’s Chhalaang, Akarsh Khurana’s...

November 27 2020

The Varanasi mystique

A photo-essay by Ashis Ghatak, vivifying how the winter sets in on the holy city of Vara...

November 26 2020

At Vanishing Point

As one more beautifully-architected bungalow on Little Gibbs Road bites the dust, Khalid...

November 25 2020