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Decoding the chemistry: Uttam-Suchitra

Satyabrata Ghosh discusses the symbioses between the people at the two ends of the camera during the filming and after it, whi...

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Film historian Dhruv Somani tracks the double-pronged career of Feroz Khan, as an actor and director of tremendous s...

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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


Monojit Lahiri attempts to explain how the screen and stage reside in two entirely different orbits with the only commonality ...

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Double Whammy

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

Size Matters?

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

The Forgotten One

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on the curious case of Marc Zuber, who had featured in Bollywood and international films. Read More

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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