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A Requiem For Mayfair Cinema

English movies which essentially meant Hollywood films (Hollywood being the benchmark for “good cinema” catering to the English-spe...

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Diamonds Are Forever

Film historian Dhruv Somani rewinds fondly to Hum Kisise Kum Naheen (1977), the last huge hit of the pure entertainer, produce...

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The Comic World Of Pierre Étaix

Vandana Kumar writes: ‘Le Grand Amour’ (The Great Love) 1969 is a French comedy that introduced me to its director...

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LET THERE BE MUSIC

Khalid Mohamed replays a rare interview with Mani Ratnam on the director’s start-off collaborations with the then-freshe...

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IMMORTAL ACTS OF AMJAD KHAN

Aparajita Krishna asks commentators, including his wife Shehla Khan, son Shadaab Khan and daughter Ahlam Khan Karachiwala...

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SUNNY SIDE UP

Khalid Mohamed pulls out a rare interview with Sunny Deol to afford a glimpse into the mindspace and acting credo of the usual...

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Size Matters?

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

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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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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The Forgotten One

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on the curious case of Marc Zuber, who had featured in Bollywood and international films. Read More