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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

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

HEARTSPEAK

All you wanted to know about Dharmendra. Khalid Mohamed rekindles an interview with him, dil se.

A Book Definitely For Keeps

Monojit Lahiri’s take on Dadamoni: The life and times of Ashok Kumar by Nabendu Ghosh.  

Walk in, walk out

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s ceaseless dilemma of wasteful changes in the cast of actors because o...

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DO THE RIGHT THING

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with Anil Kapoor on his evolution as an actor, who’s at the peak of his career today.

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AMITABH BACHCHAN AND THE ANGRY YOUNG MAN

One of the biggest box-office failures of the superstar’s career, Alaap boasts one of his subtlest performances and, arguably, the best m...

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Director’s Cut

Film historian Dhruv Somani, pens a tribute to the late producer-director Ravi Tandon, who had kept a low profile throughout h...

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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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