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The Shalimar Adventure

Film historian Dhruv Somani rewinds to the 1978 heist thriller, the international co-production Shalimar, as its charismatic heroine Zeenat Aman brought in her birthday yester...

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WRITERS OF OBITUARIES

Humra Quraishi remembers time spent at Loreto Convent Lucknow and also recalls her invaluable conversations with, both, the late writer Raj Kanwar of Dehradun, and journalist,...

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FROM MERE MEHBOOB TO FEVICOL

Bollywood’s amazing lyrics story down the decades - Monojit Lahiri lays it on the line. 15 years ago, I had the good fortune of meeting the late, brilliant poet-lyricis...

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BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL

Film historian Dhruv Somani, a loyal fan of Sushmita Sen, retraces her  estimable career, as her birthday approaches on November 19. She is a woman with a beautiful hear...

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Ulmer and Detour

Today, Sharad Raj remembers Edgar G. Ulmer as one of the Hollywood masters who had been cruelly neglected by one and all. “I keep trying to forget what happened and won...

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PUCL CONDEMNS: Raids on The Wire’s Editors

The PUCL strongly condemns the raids on the residences and office of senior editors of the news portal, The Wire, in New Delhi and Mumbai, reports The Daily Eye Newsdesk ...

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Kings of Trick or Treat

An inveterate fan of the Ramsay Brothers, film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on their cult horror movies, as Halloween approaches on October 31. Horror has long been one of ...

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WHO SHOULD BE MADE TO COMPENSATE?

From the institutionalisation of bias to literature about the greatest artists of the past, Humra Quraishi’s commentary this Saturday is insightful. With Deng...

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Dream Interrupted

Film historian Dhruv Somani laments the fact that Muzaffar Ali’s Zooni (1989), with Dimple Kapadia in the title role, could never get to the finishing line. Kashmir is ...

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This Distance

Humra Quraishi lays out the importance of the Bharat Jodo Yatra in context to similar Yatras taken by great men like the Mahatma, which had shaped the idea of India. Mallikar...

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URMI JUVEKAR: The Storyteller

Aparajita Krishna deep dives to writer Urmi Juvekar’s life and journey as a creati...

November 26 2022

Art of Lines & Commas

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with Ashok Namdeo Hinge, calligrapher, graphic designer a...

November 25 2022

Bengali Cinema: A Middle Way to Tread

Satyabrata Ghosh explores the cinema of West Bengal to conclude how the median between a...

November 22 2022