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Short-changed in life

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, recollects the tragic story of the charismatic star Priya Rajvansh, who if she were alive would ...

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Hard Day’s Night

Film historian Dhruv Somani, clocks into Bollywood films, which were set in a tension-packed time frame of 24 hours.

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Bhanu Athaiya: Best of the Best

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, picks his 10 favourites from the vast collection  created by the late doyenne of film costu...

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SMM AUSAJA: Keeper Of Our Cine-Heritage & Memorabilia

SMM AUSAJA, our man in the frame, deserves not just this mere article, but perhaps books on him writes Aparajita Krishna.

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World, beautiful, world

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with photographer Babul Bhatt who focuses on the beautiful sides of cityscapes around the world...

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Signs of the times

Humra Quraishi rewinds to 1995; when she met the first ambassador of Uzbekistan to India, Surat Mirkasymov, and remembers how ...

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Similar strokes

Call it a coincidence or plain copycatting. Film historian, Dhruv Somani, writes on the curious clashes between Bollywood film...

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The Name Game

Which star gets top billing? Film historian Dhruv Somani tracks the ‘pehle main, phir aap’ syndrome of the Bollywo...

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The Glad and the Sad

Even as COVID-19 spikes on, the film soundtracks of yesteryear offer some solace and relief. Khalid Mohamed writes on the vast...

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Those Courtesan Days

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on the near-extinct genre of Bollywood films, which took you into the kothas and durbars o...

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