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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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Diamonds Are Forever

Film historian Dhruv Somani rewinds fondly to Hum Kisise Kum Naheen (1977), the last huge hit of the pure entertainer, produce...

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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

Curious Case of Libaas

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on the 1982 film of Gulzar, Libaas, with an outstanding music score by R.D.Burman, which ha...

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LET THERE BE MUSIC

Khalid Mohamed replays a rare interview with Mani Ratnam on the director’s start-off collaborations with the then-freshe...

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Her Fabulous 15

On the event of her birthday tomorrow (August 15), film historian Dhruv Somani selects the 15 most unforgettable performances ...

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Double Whammy

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

Touch of Class

As Dimple Kapadia’s birthday approaches on June 8, film historian Dhruv Somani tracks how she has made strong fashion st...

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Salty and Spicy

Film historian Dhruv Somani marvels at Gulzar’s women-centric flavored Namkeen (1982).

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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