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Double Whammy

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

When Disaster Strikes

Film historian Dhruv Somani re-visits Yash Chopra’s Kaala Patthar (1979), based on the true-life Chasnala coal-mining tr...

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Srijit Mukherji: A Filmmaker at a Crossroad

Three releases in a month, a fourth lined up. Is Srijit Mukherji spreading himself too thin? Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri ...

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The Two Who Went Away

Film historian Dhruv Somani laments the fact that the alluring Prema Narayan and Jasmine quit Bollywood way too prem...

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A Book Definitely For Keeps

Monojit Lahiri’s take on Dadamoni: The life and times of Ashok Kumar by Nabendu Ghosh.  

Father’s Day: Is It A Royal Phus?

Why does Mother’s Day get more importance than Father’s Day? Monojit Lahiri attempts to investigate the na-insafi....

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SUPREMO

Khalid Mohamed recollects a conversation with the quick-witted Kerala superstar, Mammootty, who’s still going iron-stron...

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Of the People

Khalid Mohamed writes on why he could never attempt a biography or documentary on his mentor and first employer, Basu Chatterj...

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BEHIND THE STARDOM IS AN IGNORED ACTOR

True or False, asks Monojit Lahiri who’s in an investigative mood today!

It was som...

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Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?

What is between recent popular Malayalam flicks and the wedding eve ceremonies in the bride’s house, asks...

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