Bollywood

Farewell Mrs Gulshan Ewing

Left: Gulshan Ewing with Danny Kaye and Right: with Cary Grant  Khalid Mohamed pays tribute to Mrs Gulshan Ewing, the pioneering editor of Eve’s Weekly and Star &a...

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WELCOME TO THE OTHER SIDE

“One can keep wondering about the why’s and the wherefores, but eventually it all boils down to the simple fact that we are not as invincible as we thought we were...

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The Big Bollywood Dream

The story of Sapan Krishna, who has featured in ads and films, and waits to attain stardom without the mandatory round of sexual favours and dare-and-bare acts. Khalid Mohame...

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CELEBRATE CINEMA 2019

Mumbai, September 23, 2019: Jubilance, enthusiasm and festive fervour prevailed over the last two days at Whistling Woods International (WWI), as Asia’s premier film, co...

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Bollywood’s leap out of the closet

“It is an old stereotype, that homosexuality has to do only with sex while heterosexuality is multifaceted and embraces love and romance.” ― Vito Russo,  T...

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The legend of Raj Kapoor in times of hyper PR

“Awara is a classic. The times in which it was made were very different. Gone With the Wind was the flavor of the season then. The idea of ‘love’ post World ...

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A Muslim in Bollywood

The mainstream Hindi film industry’s template for the community reflects ideological and political shifts in contemporary India. Kohl-rimmed eyes: Check. Hatred-filled ...

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Bollywood casts their votes in the Lok Sabha 2019 Election

Voting for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections have started on 29th April. It covered many seats in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Odi...

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The first ever Critics Choice Film Awards in India

The Bollywood film industry gathered together for the first ever Critics Choice Film Awards held on 21st April (Sunday) in Mumbai. In an era of how fair the awards shows are b...

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Cancer treatment is more painful than the disease: Sonali Bendre

Sonali Bendre was diagnosed with high-grade cancer last year. The nation was in deep shock when she flew to New York to undergo her treatment. She proved to be an icon of stre...

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Legal Eagle: Jamshed Mistry

Vinta Nanda reproduces a conversation she had with the multi-faceted lawyer Jamshed Mist...

August 5 2021

KASHISH 2021 Jury: Ritesh Batra and Gauri Shinde

A 12 member jury comprising of National Award winning filmmakers, curators & cinemat...

August 5 2021

CLASSIC HEIST: Six Films That Define the Genre

For a generation weaned on the high-tech-and-gizmo-aided heist of Steven Soderbergh&rsqu...

August 4 2021