Film and TV
Film and TV
Classic Indian cinema
Kamal Amrohi made only four films. Fortunately for us, one of them was ‘Pakeezah’
On the director’s birth anniversary, an excerpt from a biography on Meena Kumari revisits the film’s troubled production.
art and politics
Fans embrace Chiranjeevi’s comeback film ‘Khaidi No 150’, but will politics be as welcoming?
The Telugu superstar has reiterated his hold over the box office, but his re-entry into politics will not be as easy.
MG Ramachandran’s early years: a poor childhood, drama school, and the first big break
On MGR’s birth centenary, here is a flashback to the formative years of the Tamil screen icon and chief minister.
Web series ‘Salute Siachen’ is part documentary, part travelogue and a full tribute to the Army
Actors, models and sports players make an arduous trek to the highest battleground on earth for the Eros Now production.
Rishi Kapoor on meeting Dawood Ibrahim, swatting off Salim-Javed, and Ranbir Kapoor
In his richly anecdotal memoir ‘Khullam Khulla’, the veteran actor is frank about sipping tea with the don and his emotional distance from his son.
There are too many film trade bodies in Kerala, but that’s also why a month-long strike has ended
The formation of yet another organisation forced cinema exhibitors in the state to call off an agitation that had paralysed the local industry.
Shooting film songs
Picture the song: The three loves of Bashu in ‘Tum Sundar Ho’ from ‘Katha’
In Sai Paranjpye’s wicked comedy, a piece of music tells us everything we need to know about Farooque Shaikh’s con artist.
Documentary ‘The Eyes of Darkness’ reveals the horrific copycat effect of the Bhagalpur blindings
Decades after policemen blinded criminals with acid, Amitabh Parashar finds a spate of other attacks inspired by the Bihar atrocities.