Powerful People

Salim Arif: His Work of Many Parts

It is a daunting task to undertake summarising Salim Arif’s multifaceted talent and work resume in a few pages, writes Aparajita Krishna.  This article has been an...

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Radical and Revolutionary: Smruti Koppikar

In this interview with Vinta Nanda, Smruti Koppikar throws light on the way that journalism in India has changed over the last three decades. She’s a self-employed inde...

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Rucha Pathak: Giving vision and wings to the entertainment-fare.

Aparajita Krishna goes on a long walk with Rucha Pathak and gets her talking about her journey - from a student of media to leading some of the best cinema of our times. &ldq...

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Zen and the art of Sanjay Chhel

Vinta Nanda goes on a roller coaster ride with Writer, Director, Artist, Lyricist, Columnist and a compulsive dreamer, Sanjay Chhel.  His father was a production designe...

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The Bard of Bollywood: Gulzar

Humra Quraishi recalls her meetings with Gulzar. Born on 18th August 1934, his words that explore  the complexities of life are contemporary It’s rare in these tim...

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Soundscaping with Bishwadeep Chatterjee

Vinta Nanda says, this is one of the most interesting interviews she’s done for The Daily Eye in so far. Welcome to the soundscapes of Bishwadeep Chatterjee! National A...

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Vyjayantimala: At the confluence of politics, gender and art

Humra  Quraishi recalls a meeting with Vyjayantimala Bali and shares excerpts from an interview she did with her way back in time. It was in the  spring  of&nb...

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Khushwant Singh: Salaam to the Sardaar

Humra Quraishi writes about the many conversations she had with Sardaar Khushwant Singh.  Khushwant Singh celebrated his birthday twice every year -  on February 2n...

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Framed: Film Editor Ballu Saluja

Aparajita Krishna, writer and filmmaker, profiles the much accomplished editor Ballu Saluja in our first in the series of artistes behind-the-scenes.  Cut to: Lagaan (20...

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Guru Dutt: A Life Interrupted

Humra Quraishi observes from the auteur Guru Dutt’s life, how fragile artists are when they’re possessed by their art On the past several birthdays of Guru Dutt &...

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A Faust for Bangladesh

Farrukh Dhondy at his best as he recounts the attempt he once made to adapt Goethe&rsquo...

December 2 2021

All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film Heroine

All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film HeroineThe more things change, the more they ...

December 1 2021

Memories of an advertising man…

In this fascinating first-person-account, Monojit Lahiri, known for his Bollywood-driven...

November 30 2021