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After a Pause

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s comeback syndrome, or why top stars quit and then reboot their careers.

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The Sound of Dubbing

Film historian Dhruv Somani discusses how and why top Bollywood actors down the years, have been ghost-voiced by dubbing artis...

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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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Sightless in Bollywood

Film historian Dhruv Somani, recollects the B-town movies dealing with the theme of the sight-impaired.

Womanpower in khaki

Film historian Dhruv Somani, tracks down the heroines who have portrayed top cops, a domain usually reserved for heroes.

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Queen of OTT: Radhika Apte

Radhika Apte clearly outpaced all her competitors and peers in the OTT space to top the Indian Institute of Human Brands (IIHB) Report just rel...

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

 

 

Here’s reviving the Raj Kapoor Awards for Excelle...

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Oh, those feuds

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, rewinds to the mega-rival...

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Shot by shot

A photo-essay by ace photographer Subi Samuel of  Sushmita Sen, a woman of strength and substance.

It must have been around 1996, a little bef...

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Cabaret Queens

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, returns to the era of cabarets to select seven of the dancing divas that shone a light on Bollyw...

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