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When Dreams Fade

Film historian Dhruv Somani narrates the cautionary tale of Katy Mirza, the Playboy Bunny who sought a career in Bol...

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The Filmfare Awards: Nothing ‘Fair’ About It

The history of these prestigious awards is a sorry saga of favouritism and cronyism that has deprived deserving candidates time and again. Read More

The Soap Opera

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, tracks the Bollywood stars who have endorsed the iconic Lux toilet soap over the decad...

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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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Her Fabulous 15

On the event of her birthday tomorrow (August 15), film historian Dhruv Somani selects the 15 most unforgettable performances ...

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Pre-Partition Punjab’s Contribution To Indian Cinema

Professor Ishtiaq Ahmed delves deep into the Partition phase. And here comes in focus the leading artists and creative folk who had to shift base from Lahore, writes Read More

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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‘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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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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