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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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Vikrant Massey: Stardom Wishes this Actor

Aparajita Krishna has a nice long conversation with actor Vikrant Massey – about his growing up years and his evolution ...

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The curious case of Sushmita Sen

As the web series ‘Arya’ wows the OTT space and is rated as one of the best Indian web series of 2021, Monojit Lahiri Read More

YRF Crashes into the OTT universe

Monojit Lahiri investigates whether the grand entry of YRF into the OTT universe is a blessing or a curse.

A Few Bad Men (and Women): The Journey of the Villain in Hindi Cinema

National Award-winning Balaji Vittal speaks to Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri on his new book, Pure Evil: The Bad Men of Bollywood

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CLASSIC HEIST: Six Films That Define the Genre

For a generation weaned on the high-tech-and-gizmo-aided heist of Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean Eleven or Dom Cobb’s equally SFX-aided ...

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In Conversation with Uttara Baokar

I’m sharing parts of a conversation with path-making, veteran theatre actor who was ideal to generations of theatre-citizens, writes Read More

Womanpower in khaki

Film historian Dhruv Somani, tracks down the heroines who have portrayed top cops, a domain usually reserved for heroes.

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Voices we miss

Film historian Dhruv Somani, chronicles the popular film playback singers, who are rarely heard today.