Bollywood

BOLLYWOOD: THE STAR WHO DEFIED CONVENTION

Discover the journey of Rajesh Khanna, the trailblazing superstar who broke all norms to become the unparalleled heartthrob of Indian cinema, creating a legacy that transcends...

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BOLLYWOOD: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN AND OTHER MEDIUMS

Monojit Lahiri explores the complexities, highlighting the nuanced distinctions and unique challenges actors face when moving between different mediums. The art of acting is ...

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BOLLYWOOD: CHORI MERA KAAM OR CHOR-EO-GRAPHY

Monojit Lahiri investigates Bollywood’s skilled art of plagiarism down the decades without batting an eyelid and of course, no remorse either, especially if the film or ...

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BOLLYWOOD: FRANK & FEARLESS, GULZAR…UNCUT!

Monojit Lahiri recalls an amazing conversation with a dear, cherished and hugely respected friend of over 5 decades, Bollywood’s undisputed Poet Laureate, Gulzar. Gulza...

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BOLLYWOOD: ALL ABOUT REMAKES AND SEQUELS

As Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan and Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2 are set to release, with both films evoking titles of films made earlier, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri, in the first of a series...

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BOLLYWOOD: IN DEFENCE OF MAINSTREAM, MASALA MOVIES

Monojit Lahiri attempts a non-judgmental take on ‘Brand Bollywood’. He asks, “Professing undying allegiance to the Muse while secretly lusting for filthy luc...

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BOLLYWOOD: SUCHITRA SEN, BENGAL’S QUEEN OF HEARTS

Monojit Lahiri remembers actress Suchitra Sen, the charismatic superstar who ruled the screen for 25 years, before vanishing from the industry and public life. She would have ...

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BOLLYWOOD: DO OUR FILM AWARDS GUARANTEE REWARDS?

Indian film awards don’t bestow any real commercial legitimacy or credentials for the recipients in terms of a brighter future? Monojit Lahiri seeks the answer. I remem...

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BOLLYWOOD: REMEMBERING MR CHARMER SHASHI KAPOOR

Monojit Lahiri figures out the several reasons behind Shashi Kapoors’ subsequent success across the sixties, seventies and eighties. His 87th birth anniversary just went...

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MOVIES: THE ORIGINAL GLAM DIVAS OF BOLLYWOOD

Both of them made relatively quiet debuts in the early ‘70s, Zeenat in OP Ralhan’s Hulchul (1971), and  Parveen in BR Ishara’s Charitra (1973), but...

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MOVIES: INSPIRING JOURNEY OF J L KAUL

Explore the inspiring journey of Padma Shri winner Jawahar Lal Kaul in 'J L Kaul: A Man ...

July 23 2024

BUSINESS: INDIA'S FDI PARADOX, INEQUITABLE GROWTH

Understanding the Paradox of FDI-Driven Growth in India: Why Employing Labor at Internat...

July 22 2024

FESTIVALS: GURUGRAM’S PRIZED CULTURAL HUB!! MUSEO CAMERA

Monojit Lahiri attempts a brief sketch of an exciting, bustling, creative multi-discipli...

July 21 2024