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THE ‘ARRE O SAMBA’ SAGA

Monojit Lahiri does a flashback to the iconic Arre O Samba Saga and revisits the biggest hit of Indian cinema Sholay!

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Two-in-one

Film historian Dhruv Somani tracks the double-pronged career of Feroz Khan, as an actor and director of tremendous s...

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The Shalimar Adventure

Film historian Dhruv Somani rewinds to the 1978 heist thriller, the international co-production Shalimar, as its charismatic h...

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On Watching Ponniyin Selvan

Satyabrata Ghosh reviews PS-1, a Mani Ratnam film, and discusses why such alternate content is of prime importance at a time w...

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Courtesan Queen

As Rekha brings in her 68th birthday, film historian Dhruv Somani recollects her famous roles as the courtesan who danced her ...

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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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Curious Case of Libaas

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on the 1982 film of Gulzar, Libaas, with an outstanding music score by R.D.Burman, which ha...

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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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That Daisy Fiasco

Film historian Dhruv Somani flashbacks to the furore, which erupted over Sharmila Tagore’s Malayalam film (1979). Dubbed...

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‘You Want Crorepati Glasses?’

It’s everywhere, on the streets, in living rooms, on cellphones and endorsement billboards. Khalid Mohamed writes on the...

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