Thought Factory

Our Godpapas

Khalid Mohamed takes stock of the ongoing influence of Francis Ford Coppola’s mafia don classic, The Godfather, on Indian cinema. The Indian Censor Board wasn’t k...

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Is a woman incomplete if she's not a mother?

Monojit Lahiri unfolds a poignant real life story of how a student of his overcame society’s regressive gaze upon her because she could not bear children. "Hello?" the ...

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‘You Want Crorepati Glasses?’

It’s everywhere, on the streets, in living rooms, on cellphones and endorsement billboards. Khalid Mohamed writes on the ever-ballooning influence of Bollywood on our da...

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The ‘Jaadu’ of the iPhone & Dilip Kumar

A Tribute to the Man behind the Legend on His First Death Anniversary on 7th July 2022 – The Daily Eye Newsdesk   The world knows Dilip Kumar, the star, the a...

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WHO DESERVES RECOGNITION & REWARDS?

Are SRK and Virat with their luxurious 10-star lifestyle, more worthy than the real champions of change, dedicated to show the light to the neglected, overlooked and unsung? M...

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STREET PROTESTS & GROUND REALITIES

The country’s youth on the streets, protesting against the newly introduced recruitment scheme to the armed forces, Agnipath. With unemployment peaking, there’s so...

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Father’s Day: Is It A Royal Phus?

Why does Mother’s Day get more importance than Father’s Day? Monojit Lahiri attempts to investigate the na-insafi.  "Its simple boss,” replies a cool, ...

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INDIA AT CANNES 2022: RAMP-SHAMP! AIR KISSING AND ALL

It’s déjà vu time, one more time in the world’s most prestigious and revered film fest. Monojit Lahiri wonders why the world’s largest producer...

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BEGINNINGS

In a flashback interview, Aamir Khan talks to Khalid Mohamed about the pleasures and pains of acting.  If there’s one Khan from the presiding troika who has remain...

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BEHIND THE STARDOM IS AN IGNORED ACTOR

True or False, asks Monojit Lahiri who’s in an investigative mood today! It was some insightful words tossed out casually by a film critic, whose opinion I value, that ...

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Double Whammy

Film historian Dhruv Somani writes on Bollywood’s fascination for double role movi...

August 9 2022

PAST IS MY MASTER AND EVENING MY DAWN: VINAY SHUKLA

His film-work has been artistically selective and also across-genres, fairly mainstream,...

August 6 2022

SUNNY SIDE UP

Khalid Mohamed pulls out a rare interview with Sunny Deol to afford a glimpse into the m...

August 5 2022