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Double Whammy

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

Of the People

Khalid Mohamed writes on why he could never attempt a biography or documentary on his mentor and first employer, Basu Chatterj...

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HIT MACHINE

Film historian Dhruv Somani tracks the unique success story of Jeetendra who completed his 80th last week - in a welter of Hin...

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The Natural

Khalid Mohamed harks back to an interview with Jaya Bachchan on the art and craft of acting during her heyday under the helmsm...

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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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Reflections of a Soumitra-watcher

As the late, legendary Soumitra Chatterjee’s birthday moved in and out of focus, Monojit Lahiri pays homage to the remar...

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Lost And Found

Film historian Dhruv Somani, rediscovers the prolific actor-producer Rajan Sippy of the 1980s, to engage him in a conversation...

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Sightless in Bollywood

Film historian Dhruv Somani, recollects the B-town movies dealing with the theme of the sight-impaired.

Those hidden thrillers!!

Film historian Dhruv Somani, checks out the engrossing thrillers of the 1970s, which went under the cracks since they flopped....

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Tale of Two Cities

A photo-essay by Ashish Ghatak on the striking parallels between Mumbai and his hometown Kolkata.