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The Flashback Experiment

Film historian Dhruv Somani revisits Cinema Cinema, the 1979 underappreciated documentary by Krishna Shah and Shahab Ahmed, on...

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SUPREMO

Khalid Mohamed recollects a conversation with the quick-witted Kerala superstar, Mammootty, who’s still going iron-stron...

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Walk in, walk out

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s ceaseless dilemma of wasteful changes in the cast of actors because o...

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Of the People

Khalid Mohamed writes on why he could never attempt a biography or documentary on his mentor and first employer, Basu Chatterj...

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INDIA AT CANNES 2022: RAMP-SHAMP! AIR KISSING AND ALL

It’s déjà vu time, one more time in the world’s most prestigious and revered film fest. Monojit Lahiri Read More

BEGINNINGS

In a flashback interview, Aamir Khan talks to Khalid Mohamed about the pleasures and pains of acting.

APARAJITO: A PARODY MASQUERADING AS A ‘TRIBUTE’

Pandering to the Bengalis’ juvenile fondness for wallowing in nostalgia, Anik Dutta’s film is a monument to artifice. Nothing, not ...

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Finding Ganga

Film historian Dhruv Somani, recounts the arduous process that was involved in the casting of Mandakini in Raj Kapoor’s ...

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TOUCH OF JOY: JOY BIMAL ROY

I shall cherish the materializing of this article. The attempt is to visit the great cinema-maestro Bimal Roy through his son Joy Bimal Roy&rsq...

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Scent of a Killer

Film historian Dhruv Somani, revisits Rajesh Khanna’s slasher film Red Rose, which was a flop on its release in 1980 but...

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