Bollywood

Rogue Thinker

Khalid Mohamed’s never-before published interview with the dogged rule-breaker, Ram Gopal Varma on how to make a film, from its script and set designs right down to dire...

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Lal Ghaas Par Neela Ghodha: The Irrfan I knew

Irrfan became a regular visitor to FTII campus and therefore a participant in many “daru” and “maal” addas, writes Sharad Raj  The year was 19...

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‘Bad Girl’ with the Heart of Gold

Khalid Mohamed pays tribute to Shashikala, Bollywood’s original Spice Girl, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 88. In an off-shoulder, body-hugging cabaret outfi...

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Pravesh Sippy: Never in Dire Straits

Water of love deep in the ground/But there ain’t no water here to be found/Some day baby when the river runs free/It's gonna carry that water of love to me - the song pl...

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Lights! Action! Politics

While the coronavirus rages on, Khalid Mohamed checks out how Bollywood stars in seats of power politics fared in the overall scenario.  The presence of Bollywood film p...

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Dreaming big for the vulnerable: Chhitra Subramaniam

Vinta Nanda thinks that one of the greatest pleasures of running The Daily Eye is that you wake up everyday to the fact that there is so much to the world, which you don&rsquo...

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

    Here’s reviving the Raj Kapoor Awards for Excellence in Entertainment, instituted by thedaily.info. We start 2021 with announcing awards for excellence i...

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From Bad Man to Matinee Men

Vinta Nanda crosses over from 2020 and opens 2021 with this interesting conversation with Roshmila Bhattacharya - about her book Matinee Men Roshmila Bhattacharya is a senior...

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Hello Jyoti Kapoor!

Aparajita Krishna takes a tour with Jyoti Kapoor, the young film-writer (story, screenplay, dialogue) who carries in her petite frame, crowned with wisdom-grey strands of lock...

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The Making of Satya

Novelist and writer, Adithi Rao who was assistant director on Ram Gopal Varma’s Satya, rewinds to the behind-the-scenes moments of the iconic underworld film of Indian c...

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After a Pause

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s comeback syndrome, or why top s...

May 16 2021

Signs of the times: Time to talk truth to power

Humra Quraishi’s commentary demands answers and accountability for the sufferings ...

May 15 2021

Rogue Thinker

Khalid Mohamed’s never-before published interview with the dogged rule-breaker, Ra...

May 14 2021