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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.

Bond, Bollywood Bonds

Film historian Dhruv Somani, in the wake of the passing away of Sean Connery, chronicles the desi Bonds that were.

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Similar strokes

Call it a coincidence or plain copycatting. Film historian, Dhruv Somani, writes on the curious clashes between Bollywood film...

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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

Vanished III: The male actors who disappeared from Bollywood

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, concludes his series on t...

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For Name’s Sake: Bollywood’s penchant for screen names

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, traces the saga of leadin...

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Farewell Basu Da

Amit Khanna talks about Basu Chatterjee on the day Indian Cinema has lost him. He recalls how Basu Da was known for having mir...

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Women Power In Vogue, Say Vidya Balan, Sharmila Tagore.

Dubbing the Kolkata International Film Festival’s (KIFF) endeavour to focus on films helmed by women as “poetic justice”, Bollywood actresses Vidya B...

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