Bollywood

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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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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Avijatrik: The Wanderlust of Apu

It is to the credit of Subhrajit Mitra and his creative and technical team that Avijatri...

April 12 2021

The Woman in White

Film historian Dhruv Somani re-assesses Raj Khosla’s iconic suspense-filled Woh Ka...

April 11 2021

Explaining the lockdown to children

Family members talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about the innovative ways they used to ex...

April 10 2021