Mombasa in Mumbai

Kaveree Bamzai

Javed Akhtar turned lyricist only with Silsila in 1981, and only because its director Yash Chopra met all his impossible conditions

Varun Grover’s World of Words

An ode to a life that now seems a distant memory

The Power of Presence

The charisma of film stars remains at the heart of engaging audiences

Everyday Democracy

Quite appropriately called In That Top, the film explores the idea of a functioning democracy, which doesn’t begin and end with elections

In Search of the Greatest Indian Film

It could be a close finish between Mughal-E-Azam and Sholay

Talat Aziz’s Second Act

It all started with Rahul Chittella’s Gulmohar in 2023 where he played a family friend who sings a typical party song

Raveena Tandon: Queen of Cool

Movies come and go but the songs stay on YouTube forever, says Raveena Tandon

Inside a Masked Dystopia

Ishan Shukla's Schirkoa heralds the rise of a bright star in an area that is underexplored in India

‘I too have struggled with the idea of beauty,’ says Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif makes a mark as the tragic heroine in Sriram Raghavan’s new film

Thanks for the Films, Shakti Da

“I still well up at the Aradhana climax,” says Sriram Raghavan, who has thanked Shakti Samanta in the opening credits of Merry Christmas


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