Movies

The Mystery of the Missing Earri

Juhi Saklani looks back at Hindi films to trace the role of the jhumka, gale ka haar and paayals in storytelling, which convey various things to the audiences. Search for my ...

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An anthem and counter-anthems: Pyaasa

This was written during the years, to be precise 2017, when playing the national anthem before movies was mandatory in halls, writes Juhi Saklani An auditorium, about three q...

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Hello, says the killer: Mukhosh

This serial cop-killer flick does not quite cut it either as a thriller or as a statement on crime and punishment, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri The serial killer film as a...

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Back to the Future

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, in conversation with the charismatic film and TV actor, Eijaz Khan, who wowed viewers with Big Boss 14 and the series City of Dreams If Shah Ruk...

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BINISUTOY - Without Strings…

Atanu Ghosh’s new film weaves a delightful tapestry that defies genre pigeonholing, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri  A father and son out on a morning walk. The la...

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Unusual suspects

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, re-assesses the nail-biting murder mystery Khamosh made by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, way back in 1980s. Don’t go by the famous “Khamosh!...

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Bringing up Baby

On the heels of the success of Mimi, film historian, Dhruv Somani, writes on the subject of surrogacy depicted in the Bollywood movies. The recent Netflix showcased film Mi...

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Director’s Cut

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, is in conversation with Saawan Kumar Tak, on how he has romanced the box office. He has donned many hats - a lyricist, producer and a director...

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Animal Kingdom

A throwback by film historian Dhruv Somani, to the Bollywood movies in which wonder animals would prove to be proverbial scene-stealers. If you thought that the best perfor...

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Paradisos Lost

With the ongoing pandemic, the future of the surviving single-screen cinema halls is under a question mark. Film historian, Dhruv Somani, rewinds to the magical hours spent at...

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HIGH FIVE: Time for Some hoichoi

Starting out in 2017, the first regional OTT player in India, hoichoi, is now the world&...

September 26 2021

Signs of the time: The trauma generation

Humra Quraishi looks into reports, that are available, to find out about the fears and a...

September 25 2021

Ma Tujhe Salaam!

A cursory look will reveal to you just her outer sheen - a talented, smart, confident wo...

September 24 2021