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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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The Glad and the Sad

Even as COVID-19 spikes on, the film soundtracks of yesteryear offer some solace and relief. Khalid Mohamed writes on the vast...

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Of Epic Tales: Movie mythological of yore

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, takes you back to the time when the mythological genre captivated film audiences

Sing freedom: Songs of nationalist fervour

Anil Dixit walks down melody lane to track some of the most memorable songs of our national pride and patriotism

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Hope and Glory: Asha Bhosle in conversation

Khalid Mohamed talks to the legendary Asha Bhosle this week, about her talent hunt for singers on her YouTube channel, and her...

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Mohammed Rafi: Forty Years Later

Anil Dixit exults about Mohammed Rafi’s imperishable legacy of songs, on the occasion of the legendary crooner’s 4...

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