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The Flashback Experiment

Film historian Dhruv Somani revisits Cinema Cinema, the 1979 underappreciated documentary by Krishna Shah and Shahab Ahmed, on...

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The Making of Amruta Subhash

Aparajita Krishna writes, “Amruta Subhash was cradled by very strong creative influences. Mother Jyoti Subhash (nee Desh...

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MY RK STORY

Once, Raj Kapoor rescued a mugged journalist from being...

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Starring Leela Mishra & Kanhaiyalal

Aparajita Krishna talks to eminent members of the film industry and Indian theater to explore how Leela Mishra and Kanhaiyalal...

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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 remain the same when it comes to the portrayal of women...

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Another Ravi Varma: Mankada

Kerala Varma talks about the magic in the work of the low profile cinematographer of Adoor whose work made the layman sit up a...

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The Indian Screen: Myth and Reality

Farrukh Dhondy traces the evolution of Indian storytelling from early days, when stories travelled by word-of-mouth, to now, a...

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N. N. SIPPY - ACTION!

In a cool chat with Producer Pravesh Sippy and his sister Shabnam Pillai, Aparajita Krishna scans the history of N. N. Sippy P...

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After a Pause

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s comeback syndrome, or why top stars quit and then reboot their careers.

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Hiralal: A rare biopic on a pioneer of Indian cinema

The fascinating life of Hiralal Sen probably needed more visual flair, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri