Powerful People

Hope and Glory

Film historian Dhruv Somani narrates the long and fulfilling journey of Asha Parekh, also known as The Hit Girl who has just been honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Sh...

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K.K RAINA: The Act of Life!

Aparajita Krishna walks down the road, which brought writer, director, actor K.K. Raina, from his homeland Kashmir to Mumbai, many years ago, where today he is one of the most...

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THE THESPIAN: SUREKHA SIKRI

Her repertoire of work in theatre in particular and then in television and films is vast, writes Aparajita Krishna I start with a disclaimer. This article dares not and canno...

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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. Working on the questionnaire of some people can itself beco...

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ILA ARUN: GIVING VOICE TO LIFE

Ila Arun is a woman of many parts and one who is in command of all of them. She has a contagious zest for life, writes Aparajita Krishna  Over the decades she steadfastl...

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The Filmmaker And The Feminist

Vinta Nanda chats with Rinki Roy Bhattacharya, one of the first feminists, a woman greatly respected by the entire fraternity fighting for women’s rights in India. Her ...

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SOHAILA KAPUR: The Person & Her Legacy!

Sohaila Kapur belongs to a very rooted and empowered artistic and cultural legacy. She has, in her individual way, made her own space, writes Aparajita Krishna She was born i...

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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 is raring to face the lights and camera again. On the F...

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The Making of Amruta Subhash

Aparajita Krishna writes, “Amruta Subhash was cradled by very strong creative influences. Mother Jyoti Subhash (nee Deshpande), the very reputed alumni of the National S...

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NO LIMITS

Khalid Mohamed time-travels back to an interview with the ace actor Kamal Haasan on what he knows… and does best in southern films as well as his tryst with Bollywood c...

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BOLLYWOOD’S TIMELESS MAJNU: YASH CHOPRA

On his 90th Birthday, last week, Monojit Lahiri pays tribute to the flamboyant and trail...

October 4 2022

DOES PEACE STAND A CHANCE IN THE WORLD TODAY?

On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, which is also celebrated now as the Intern...

October 2 2022

Hope and Glory

Film historian Dhruv Somani narrates the long and fulfilling journey of Asha Parekh, als...

October 2 2022