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The Shalimar Adventure

Film historian Dhruv Somani rewinds to the 1978 heist thriller, the international co-production Shalimar, as its charismatic h...

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Kings of Trick or Treat

An inveterate fan of the Ramsay Brothers, film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on their cult horror movies, as Halloween approa...

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That Year of The Other Woman

Film historian Dhruv Somani flashbacks to the year 1980, when the subject of ‘the other woman’ was no longer consi...

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Courtesan Queen

As Rekha brings in her 68th birthday, film historian Dhruv Somani recollects her famous roles as the courtesan who danced her ...

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Frank and Fearless

Film historian Dhruv Somani assesses the yesteryear success story of the gossip-packed monthly magazine Stardust.

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The Soap Opera

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, tracks the Bollywood stars who have endorsed the iconic Lux toilet soap over the decad...

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The Cover Girls

Even as the print medium is in a quandary, Khalid Mohamed selects his all-time top 12 Cover Girls of film magazines.

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Double Whammy

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

That Daisy Fiasco

Film historian Dhruv Somani flashbacks to the furore, which erupted over Sharmila Tagore’s Malayalam film (1979). Dubbed...

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When Disaster Strikes

Film historian Dhruv Somani re-visits Yash Chopra’s Kaala Patthar (1979), based on the true-life Chasnala coal-mining tr...

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