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Too hot to handle: Remembering Kuldip Kaur, feisty actress from the 1940s
Celebrating women in cinema, we begin a series featuring actresses whom time has forgotten. The first is Kuldip Kaur, one of the early vamps in Hindi cinema.
Women, the forgotten symbol of Guru Dutt's progressive ideas
The independent woman formed the crux of Guru Dutt's cinematic ideology. His heroines were independent of thought and action, and were often the rudder that directed the hero's character. On the auteur's birth anniversary, Shriram Iyengar looks at the role of women in Guru Dutt's films.