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Double Whammy

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

PAST IS MY MASTER AND EVENING MY DAWN: VINAY SHUKLA

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

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Walk in, walk out

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s ceaseless dilemma of wasteful changes in the cast of actors because o...

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RENAMING AND SHAMING!

Humra Quraishi discusses the weapons of mass ‘distractions’ being used, by the Right-Wing forces, to deflect peopl...

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Grandma Dearest

Film historian Dhruv Somani pays homage to the uncanny life and career of Leela Mishra, the ever-lovable grandma of Indian cin...

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TOUCH OF JOY: JOY BIMAL ROY

I shall cherish the materializing of this article. The attempt is to visit the great cinema-maestro Bimal Roy through his son Joy Bimal Roy&rsq...

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THERE CAN NEVER BE ANOTHER… SUCHITRA SEN!

Matchless! Timeless! Deathless! On her 91st Birthday, Monojit Lahiri pays homage to Bengal’s gone but never forgotten, l...

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Spine Chiller Revisited

Film historian Dhruv Somani revisits Jaani Dushman the 1979 multi-starrer blockbuster of Raj Kumar Kohli, which is a major dra...

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It was raining hits

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes a comprehensive account of the disco monarch, the late Bappi Lahiri.

STARFARE-FILMDUST: A Flashback

Aparajita Krishna recalls the magical times of film magazines and the gossip about film stars they carried, through the voices...

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