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60 years of Madhumati: The flawless cinematic experience of Bimal Roy's classic

The film, starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala, not only enjoyed sweeping commercial success, but...

19 Sep 2018 8:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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No alternative to sadhana, however talented you may be: Salil Chowdhury's advice to his daughter

On the great lyricist-composer's 23rd death anniversary (Salil Chowdhury died on 5 September his...

05 Sep 2018 15:49 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Shailendra’s everlasting songs in Bimal Roy’s Madhumati – 95th birth anniversary special

The great lyricist, who was born on this day (30 August) in 1923, wrote nine masterful songs for the...

30 Aug 2018 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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From villain to loyal friend to loving father: 9 roles that showcased Pran's versatility

Pran began his movie career playing a villain in the Punjabi film Yamla Jat in 1940. Then barring a...

12 Jul 2018 8:00 IST — Anita Paikat

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10 Salil Chowdhury compositions that bring out the many shades of life – Birth anniversary special

Poet, composer and playwright Salil Chowdhury introduced a new rhythm to Indian film music with his...

19 Nov 2017 21:23 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Birthday special: Lata Mangeshkar’s sister Meena, niece Rachana on her talent and work ethic

As the singer turns 88, we speak to Lata Mangeshkar's sister Meena Khadikar and niece Rachana to...

28 Sep 2017 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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10 things you didn’t know about Bimal Roy’s Madhumati

To celebrate the film’s release in Mumbai on 19 September 1958, we go through some amazing the...

19 Sep 2017 8:55 IST — Sonal Pandya

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I’m continuously discovering stuff about dad: Bimal Roy's daughter Rinki

On Bimal Roy’s 108th birth anniversary (12 July), Rinki Roy Bhattacharya speaks about her book...

12 Jul 2017 12:45 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Book excerpt — Bimal Roy’s Madhumati: Untold Stories from Behind the Scenes

Starring Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala and Pran, the reincarnation-themed drama won nine Filmfare as...

12 Jul 2017 9:00 IST — Our Correspondent


Shilpi Bose: My father gave us lessons in film appreciation

The late character actor Tarun Bose’s daughter speaks about her father, his preferred and how...

15 Mar 2017 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


Vyjayanthimala and Sridevi: Similar strokes

A string of uncanny similarities mark the film careers of the two hugely popular Southern...

13 Aug 2016 0:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


Six different shades of Pran

Pran was someone who embodied the word ‘versatile’ through his in which he featured in a...

12 Jul 2016 15:00 IST — Keyur Seta


No thanks, Filmfare

Here's a list of personalities who turned down their Filmfare Awards...

07 Jan 2016 16:15 IST — Sonal Pandya


The other Mangeshkar

The youngest sister of Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhonsle rarely gets her due...

15 Dec 2015 18:00 IST — Sonal Pandya