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Banned it

Film historian Dhruv Somani recalls 11 controversial films, which ran into trouble with the Indian film censors.

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War Zone

Here’s a selection by film historian, Dhruv Somani, of our war movies, which have left a lasting impression on him.

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Love me if you can: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

“Love me if you can”, says the last will and testament of Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, writes Read More

Hrid Majhare: The Bard’s Official ‘Debut’ in Bengali Cinema

In the series on landmark Bengali films post 2000, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks at Ranjan Ghosh’s adaptation of Shakespe...

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Animal Kingdom

A throwback by film historian Dhruv Somani, to the Bollywood movies in which wonder animals would prove to be proverbial scene...

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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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IT’S APPY NEW YEAR AND A BOUQUET OF TALKS

Here’s another in her series of a bouquet of talks, by Aparajita Krishna. This time she converses with Manmohan Shetty, Govind Nihalani, ...

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Amol Palekar - In a flashback that is very present!

I am often visited by Amol Palekar flashbacks, writes Aparajita Krishna

As time passes by...

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Rameshwari wahi jo sab ka man bhaaye

Aparajita Krishna takes us with her on a journey through Rameshwari’s life - from a student of acting to becoming a film star, wife, m...

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Farewell Basu Da

Amit Khanna talks about Basu Chatterjee on the day Indian Cinema has lost him. He recalls how Basu Da was known for having mir...

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