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Size Matters?

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

ILA ARUN: GIVING VOICE TO LIFE

Ila Arun is a woman of many parts and one who is in command of all of them. She has a contagious zest for life, writes Aparajita Krishna <...

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Salty and Spicy

Film historian Dhruv Somani marvels at Gulzar’s women-centric flavored Namkeen (1982).

Deepika, Madhuri, Alia, Vidya, Shefali – Women-centric films explode!

Will the recent whammos unleashed from these female big-hitters trigger more of the same? Monojit Lahiri attempts a checkout.&...

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HIT MACHINE

Film historian Dhruv Somani tracks the unique success story of Jeetendra who completed his 80th last week - in a welter of Hin...

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The Defiant Ones

Khalid Mohamed marvels at the bold and timeless writings of the iconic writers Ismat Chughtai and Saadat Hasan Manto, on the b...

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THERE CAN NEVER BE ANOTHER… SUCHITRA SEN!

Matchless! Timeless! Deathless! On her 91st Birthday, Monojit Lahiri pays homage to Bengal’s gone but never forgotten, l...

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The Natural

Khalid Mohamed harks back to an interview with Jaya Bachchan on the art and craft of acting during her heyday under the helmsm...

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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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When Atul Met the Movies

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with India’s prime, contemporary artist, Atul Dodiya, on his unbreakable bond with art an...

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