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Starring Leela Mishra & Kanhaiyalal

Aparajita Krishna talks to eminent members of the film industry and Indian theater to explore how Leela Mishra and Kanhaiyalal...

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Star! Music Director! Singer!... Lyricist.

Why is the songwriter always last in the ‘hit parade’? Monojit Lahiri attempts to tune-in on this little-explored ...

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The Mystery of the Missing Earri

Juhi Saklani looks back at Hindi films to trace the role of the jhumka, gale ka haar and paayals in storytelling, which convey...

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N. N. SIPPY - ACTION!

In a cool chat with Producer Pravesh Sippy and his sister Shabnam Pillai, Aparajita Krishna scans the history of N. N. Sippy P...

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Play It Again

Film historian Dhruv Somani, tracks the highs and lows in the playback singing and acting careers of Shailendra Singh, who had...

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Woh Sadhana thi

The cine-young living in the 60-year-old that I am, refuses to abandon my lingering fascination for actress Sadhana, writes Aparajita K...

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Look back in affection

Film historian Dhruv Somani, rewinds to the year 1980, which witnessed a spate of hits and sparked its abiding romance with th...

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Days of qawwalis

Film historian Dhruv Somani asks why have the qawwalis, once a big draw in the Bollywood movies, have gone with the wind today...

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Madhumati: A classic revisited

Film historian Dhruv Somani flashbacks to Bimal Roy’s classic ghost story, which continues to be mint-fre...

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A Portrait in words and pictures: Seema Kapoor

Isolation amidst the tranquillity of the scenic environs of Jhalawar in Rajasthan  made Seema Kapoor address this article, writes ...

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