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Bhanu Athaiya: Best of the Best

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, picks his 10 favourites from the vast collection  created by the late doyenne of film costu...

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Hit after hit

He wasn’t exactly the critics’ darling but the masses loved him. Film historian, Dhruv Somani salutes the hit-make...

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The Name Game

Which star gets top billing? Film historian Dhruv Somani tracks the ‘pehle main, phir aap’ syndrome of the Bollywo...

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Against all odds

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, takes you right into the storm of Bollywood’s films revolving around natural and man-made ...

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Those Courtesan Days

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on the near-extinct genre of Bollywood films, which took you into the kothas and durbars o...

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Coming of Age: Child stars that could make it big

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, looks back at Bollywood’s babies and moppets who could make that tough transition to leadi...

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Tragedy: The Untold Story of Baby Naaz

Khalid Mohamed narrates the story of Baby Naaz, a super child actor of the vintage years, who ...

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For Name’s Sake: Bollywood’s penchant for screen names

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, traces the saga of leadin...

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Abandoned

Bollywood’s shelved extravaganzas! Film historian Dhruv Somani zooms in on eight big Bollywood movies, which on facing hiccups, couldn&rs...

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Woman of Song: Usha Khanna

Dhruv Somani makes a case to revisit Usha Khanna, one of Bollywood’s few and certainly the most prolific and popular women composers.

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