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Double Whammy

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

Our Godpapas

Khalid Mohamed takes stock of the ongoing influence of Francis Ford Coppola’s mafia don classic, The Godfather, on India...

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The Two Who Went Away

Film historian Dhruv Somani laments the fact that the alluring Prema Narayan and Jasmine quit Bollywood way too prem...

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Touch of Class

As Dimple Kapadia’s birthday approaches on June 8, film historian Dhruv Somani tracks how she has made strong fashion st...

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True or False, asks Monojit Lahiri who’s in an investigative mood today!

It was som...

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Back to the Future


Film historian Dhruv Somani, in conversation with Sonu Walia, who had quit the Bollywood scene prematurely but ...

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The Rekha Mystique

Khalid Mohamed escorts us back to an up-close-and-personal interview with the eternally enigmatic Rekha

Back on the Burning Train

Film historian Dhruv Somani, takes you back on a ride to India’s first disaster movie directed by Ravi Chopra, which had...

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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.