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Courtesan Queen

As Rekha brings in her 68th birthday, film historian Dhruv Somani recollects her famous roles as the courtesan who danced her ...

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The Soap Opera

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, tracks the Bollywood stars who have endorsed the iconic Lux toilet soap over the decad...

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Her Fabulous 15

On the event of her birthday tomorrow (August 15), film historian Dhruv Somani selects the 15 most unforgettable performances ...

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Double Whammy

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on Bollywood’s fascination for double role movies, down the decades.

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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