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Bringing up Babi

Film historian Dhruv Somani, reviews journalist Karishma Upadhyay’s riveting book Parveen Babi: A Life

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

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Those Courtesan Days

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on the near-extinct genre of Bollywood films, which took you into the kothas and durbars o...

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Little Wonders: The Vanishing Child Stars

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s little wonders whose fame faded on turning adults.

Vanished III: The male actors who disappeared from Bollywood

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

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Yesterday’s Agent Vinod: Why he quit Bollywood

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, tracks down Mahendra Sand...

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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

Applause: In conversation with Saiyami Kher

Khalid Mohamed in a frankspeak with Saiyami Kher, who has made a huge impact with her performance as a housemaker-cum-bank emp...

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Short film from India in global vaccination awareness campaign

Filmmaker Rakesh Omprakash Mehra’s new short film, which aims to raise awareness on polio vaccination, is now part of a global campaign where over 30 world artists at...

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Day 7 is memorable at the 15th Mumbai Film Festival

Mumbai, October 23, 2013: Excitement governed Day 7 of the 15th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival organized by the Mumbai Association of Moving Images (M...

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