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Disillusionment to anger: A tale of two Vijays

It’s the week of two ‘Vijays’, Guru Dutt and Amitabh Bachchan - the former is remembered on his death anniversary and the lat...

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An anthem and counter-anthems: Pyaasa

This was written during the years, to be precise 2017, when playing the national anthem before movies was mandatory in halls, writes Ju...

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N. N. SIPPY - ACTION!

In a cool chat with Producer Pravesh Sippy and his sister Shabnam Pillai, Aparajita Krishna scans the history of N. N. Sippy P...

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Posters Forever!

Khalid Mohamed, tracks the spiralling demand for nostalgia-exuding vintage Bollywood posters a...

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Down with Dowry!

Film historian Dhruv Somani looks back at a clutch of Bollywood films, which gutsily dealt with the evils of the dowry system....

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Bees Saal Baad Revisited

Film historian Dhruv Somani, rewinds to the classic chiller, which continues to enthrall viewers of all generations, ever sinc...

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The Woman in White

Film historian Dhruv Somani re-assesses Raj Khosla’s iconic suspense-filled Woh Kaun Thi, produced by NN Sippy under his...

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The peerless entertainer

Film historian Dhruv Somani, pays tribute to Nasir Hussain, wizard of the undervalued romantic musicals of Bollywood.

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Days of qawwalis

Film historian Dhruv Somani asks why have the qawwalis, once a big draw in the Bollywood movies, have gone with the wind today...

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Those hidden thrillers!!

Film historian Dhruv Somani, checks out the engrossing thrillers of the 1970s, which went under the cracks since they flopped....

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