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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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THE TOWERING TRIUMVERATE & THE TERRIFIC TRIO

Dilip-Dev-Raj or Aamir-Salman-Shah Rukh? Monojit Lahiri invites readers to go for it while he attempts to objectively analyze ...

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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 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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ACTING IS “LYING FOR A LIVING!”

Monojit Lahiri examines the background behind this loaded, apocryphal statement, alluding to the great Hollywood legend, Marlo...

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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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CONFLUENCE OR CONFLICT: SCREEN V/S STAGE

Monojit Lahiri attempts to explain how the screen and stage reside in two entirely different orbits with the only commonality ...

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NSD & Bollywood

Who is doing for whom? Monojit Lahiri does an interview-based close-up of this contentious issue.

Double Whammy

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on Bollywood’s fascination for double role movies, down the decades.