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The Two Who Went Away

Film historian Dhruv Somani laments the fact that the alluring Prema Narayan and Jasmine quit Bollywood way too prem...

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The Filmmaker And The Feminist

Vinta Nanda chats with Rinki Roy Bhattacharya, one of the first feminists, a woman greatly respected by the entire fraternity ...

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Those Haunting Melodies

Film historian Dhruv Somani, laments the end of the mel...

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Tum kya History Parathe ho?

Humra Quraishi writes: Words like riots and rioting hit you hard, because they announce another round of destruction of human ...

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TOUCH OF JOY: JOY BIMAL ROY

I shall cherish the materializing of this article. The attempt is to visit the great cinema-maestro Bimal Roy through his son Joy Bimal Roy&rsq...

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The Forgotten History of Human Civilization

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri: A film based on a Badal Sircar play is rare. Rare still is a debutant filmmaker adapting one. That too...

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Scent of a Killer

Film historian Dhruv Somani, revisits Rajesh Khanna’s slasher film Red Rose, which was a flop on its release in 1980 but...

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Banned it

Film historian Dhruv Somani recalls 11 controversial films, which ran into trouble with the Indian film censors.

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A SUITABLE MAN

Khalid Mohamed’s freewheeling chatfest with Saif Ali Khan, on his change-over from being ‘flighty’ to becomi...

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Spine Chiller Revisited

Film historian Dhruv Somani revisits Jaani Dushman the 1979 multi-starrer blockbuster of Raj Kumar Kohli, which is a major dra...

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