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The Unpretentious Star

She was the underdog of her time. Yes, Reena Roy was one of the top actresses who let her work talk rather than her other activities, writes Read More

The magical language of Gulzar

Juhi Saklani looks at the way filmmaker, poet, lyricist and writer Gulzar creates language and immortalizes his words by makin...

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That’s Chemistry!

Khalid Mohamed harks back to a conversation with Shabana Azmi on the memorable ‘star jodi’ she made with Naseerudd...

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Down with Dowry!

Film historian Dhruv Somani looks back at a clutch of Bollywood films, which gutsily dealt with the evils of the dowry system....

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After a Pause

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s comeback syndrome, or why top stars quit and then reboot their careers.

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Look back in affection

Film historian Dhruv Somani, rewinds to the year 1980, which witnessed a spate of hits and sparked its abiding romance with th...

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‘Bad Girl’ with the Heart of Gold

Khalid Mohamed pays tribute to Shashikala, Bollywood’s original Spice Girl, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 88.<...

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Hit after hit

He wasn’t exactly the critics’ darling but the masses loved him. Film historian, Dhruv Somani salutes the hit-make...

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Order! Order!

Film historian Dhruv Somani, zooms in on Bollywood&rsqu...

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Vanishing Act II: Bollywood actresses who disappeared

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, pens a sequel to his study on the actresses who retreated into the shadows