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A Requiem For Mayfair Cinema

English movies which essentially meant Hollywood films (Hollywood being the benchmark for “good cinema” catering to the English-spe...

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Dilip-Dev-Raj or Aamir-Salman-Shah Rukh? Monojit Lahiri invites readers to go for it while he attempts to objectively analyze ...

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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

The Cover Girls

Even as the print medium is in a quandary, Khalid Mohamed selects his all-time top 12 Cover Girls of film magazines.

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

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Pre-Partition Punjab’s Contribution To Indian Cinema

Professor Ishtiaq Ahmed delves deep into the Partition phase. And here comes in focus the leading artists and creative folk who had to shift base from Lahore, writes Read More

NSD & Bollywood

Who is doing for whom? Monojit Lahiri does an interview-based close-up of this contentious issue.

Size Matters?

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

When Disaster Strikes

Film historian Dhruv Somani re-visits Yash Chopra’s Kaala Patthar (1979), based on the true-life Chasnala coal-mining tr...

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