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Director’s Cut

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, is in conversation with Saawan Kumar Tak, on how he has romanced the box office.

Oh, the suspense!

Film historian Dhruv Somani, fondly remembers the whodunit, Gumnaam, produced by N.N. Sippy and directed by Raja Nawathe, whic...

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Solace in Solitude

Khalid Mohamed expresses his gratitude for the abiding presence of the therapeutic voice of Lata Mangeshkar during the anxiety...

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Play It Again

Film historian Dhruv Somani, tracks the highs and lows in the playback singing and acting careers of Shailendra Singh, who had...

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Rambha Ho: Never Say Never

“Who says I have quit forever”, asks the screen sensation of unforgettable dance numbers, Kalpana Iyer, in a chat-fest with film hi...

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The Afterlife of Kudrat

Film historian Dhruv Somani, re-evaluates Chetan Anand’s take on reincarnation forty years later.

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Against All Odds

Film historian Dhruv Somani, tracks the once super-succ...

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Days of qawwalis

Film historian Dhruv Somani asks why have the qawwalis, once a big draw in the Bollywood movies, have gone with the wind today...

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Voices we miss

Film historian Dhruv Somani, chronicles the popular film playback singers, who are rarely heard today.

Amazing Grace

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, pens the untold story of the playback singer Suman Kalyanpur, who retired from the hurly burly o...

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