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Her Fabulous 15

On the event of her birthday tomorrow (August 15), film historian Dhruv Somani selects the 15 most unforgettable performances ...

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Pre-Partition Punjab’s Contribution To Indian Cinema

Professor Ishtiaq Ahmed delves deep into the Partition phase. And here comes in focus the leading artists and creative folk who had to shift base from Lahore, writes Read More

NSD & Bollywood

Who is doing for whom? Monojit Lahiri does an interview-based close-up of this contentious issue.

Double Whammy

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on Bollywood’s fascination for double role movies, down the decades.

People Of Aligarh

Although the word ‘Aligarh’ shoots up images of only the University, there is more to that town, writes Humra Quraishi Read More

Size Matters?

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on the phenomenon of filmmakers often selecting lengthy film titles.


One of the foremost signs of failing governance is that many more poor people are dying of hunger and malnutrition, writes Humra Qurais...

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Our Godpapas

Khalid Mohamed takes stock of the ongoing influence of Francis Ford Coppola’s mafia don classic, The Godfather, on India...

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Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal, Om Katare, Ishitta Arun are performing artists who represent three generations respectively, writes Aparajita Kr...

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That Daisy Fiasco

Film historian Dhruv Somani flashbacks to the furore, which erupted over Sharmila Tagore’s Malayalam film (1979). Dubbed...

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