Bollywood

Frank and Fearless

Film historian Dhruv Somani assesses the yesteryear success story of the gossip-packed monthly magazine Stardust. Today, due to the influx of technology and the requisition o...

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The Filmfare Awards: Nothing ‘Fair’ About It

The history of these prestigious awards is a sorry saga of favouritism and cronyism that has deprived deserving candidates time and again. Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks at some...

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The Cover Girls

Even as the print medium is in a quandary, Khalid Mohamed selects his all-time top 12 Cover Girls of film magazines. With print film fanzines going, going, goners, and shifti...

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IMMORTAL ACTS OF AMJAD KHAN

Aparajita Krishna asks commentators, including his wife Shehla Khan, son Shadaab Khan and daughter Ahlam Khan Karachiwala, why and how Amjad Khan was a great actor. Look...

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SUNNY SIDE UP

Khalid Mohamed pulls out a rare interview with Sunny Deol to afford a glimpse into the mindspace and acting credo of the usually reticent actor. If there’s one survivin...

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HEARTSPEAK

All you wanted to know about Dharmendra. Khalid Mohamed rekindles an interview with him, dil se. When he isn’t at his Juhi-Parle bungalow, from all accounts he spends m...

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The King & I!

Inspired by the buzz of his film Pathan, which is crazily gripping media, Monojit Lahiri goes back to 1989, New Delhi when he first met SRK - and recalls another day. It...

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SRK: THE PROLOGUE

Khalid Mohamed spools back to an interview with Shah Rukh Khan on his opening phase of attaining superstardom. He had already commanded the attention of the nation, espe...

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ETERNAL CHARISMA

Khalid Mohamed reconstructs the Rajesh Khanna he knew.Indian cinema’s first acknowledged superstar 10th death anniversary falls this month on July 18. If the youth of t...

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DARE TO DREAM

Khalid Mohamed interviews Shriya Pilgaonkar, the multi-faceted actor who has knocked out bravura performances in films, theatre, and web series including Mirzapur, Guilty Mind...

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WE THE PEOPLE!

Humra Quraishi questions the whereabouts of missing children on Human Rights Day, a...

December 3 2022

Government in Hibernation - Lay-offs Rampant

Instead of preparing the youth for difficult times ahead, the government of India is lea...

December 2 2022

WHO’S AFRAID OF FILM CRITICS?

Monojit Lahiri does a checkout on the significance of film reviews and how they pan out ...

December 1 2022