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BOLLYWOOD: IS THE ERA OF ROMANCE OVER?

Today, love appears to be less of sublime emotion, more of a consumer perishable along the FMCG line, says Monojit Lahiri

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WHO SHOULD BE MADE TO COMPENSATE?

From the institutionalisation of bias to literature about the greatest artists of the past, Humra Quraishi’s c...

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Dream Interrupted

Film historian Dhruv Somani laments the fact that Muzaffar Ali’s Zooni (1989), with Dimple Kapadia in the title role, co...

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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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Hope and Glory

Film historian Dhruv Somani narrates the long and fulfilling journey of Asha Parekh, also known as The Hit Girl who has just b...

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The Filmfare Awards: Nothing ‘Fair’ About It

The history of these prestigious awards is a sorry saga of favouritism and cronyism that has deprived deserving candidates time and again. Read More

Double Whammy

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

PAST IS MY MASTER AND EVENING MY DAWN: VINAY SHUKLA

His film-work has been artistically selective and also across-genres, fairly mainstream, writes Aparajita Krishna.

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Size Matters?

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on the phenomenon of filmmakers often selecting lengthy film titles.

Nidravatwam: Between sleep and wakefulness

Janaky Sreedharan believes Nidravatwam was a brilliant initiation into the language and aesthetics of theater conceptualized b...

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