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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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THERE CAN NEVER BE ANOTHER… SUCHITRA SEN!

Matchless! Timeless! Deathless! On her 91st Birthday, Monojit Lahiri pays homage to Bengal’s gone but never forgotten, l...

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Vijay Akela: Bol Rahe!

Aparajita Krishna discusses voice and lyrics with poet-lyricist Vijay Akela - a unique conversation about poetry, vocabul...

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Director’s Cut

Film historian Dhruv Somani, pens a tribute to the late producer-director Ravi Tandon, who had kept a low profile throughout h...

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Manasi Rachh: In the Spotlight

Aparajita Krishna traces actor, model Manasi Rachh’s interesting journey across theatre, films and now web-series.

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War Zone

Here’s a selection by film historian, Dhruv Somani, of our war movies, which have left a lasting impression on him.

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