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Dir.:ected by Zoya Akhtar | Rated: A (CBFC) | 2h 36m | 15 July 2011

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Slideshow: Tickets from another era

With cinema halls set to reopen after a gap of more than six months on account of the COVID-19 we in...

14 Oct 2020 20:30 IST — Bhupen Chavan

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After RK Studios, Kamal Amrohi's Kamalistan to go the developer way

According to reports, the studio is set to be redeveloped with DB Realty and RMZ Corp vying for the...

11 Jun 2019 21:05 IST — Our Correspondent

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5 Kaifi Azmi songs that capture the different shades of life – Birth centenary special

On the birth centenary of poet-lyricist Kaifi Azmi, we look at five songs that capture his views on...

14 Jan 2019 8:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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The luminous star of Hindi cinema: Meena Kumari — 85th birth anniversary special

From Baiju Bawra (1952) to Pakeezah (1972), we remember the quintessential performances of the who...

01 Aug 2018 13:55 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Geeta Kapoor’s daughter, sisters perform her last rites; caretakers kept in the dark

Ashoke Pandit had told us that in case nobody from her family came forward, they would perform her...

29 May 2018 11:32 IST — Our Correspondent

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The mentor-assistant relationship of Naushad and Ghulam Mohd – Death anniversary special

On the National award-winning composer’s 50th death anniversary, a look at his working with...

17 Mar 2018 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Remembering Chanda Kalrani – A life lived for dance

Chanda or Chandra Kala, as she was sometimes credited, died last week in Mumbai aged 78....

28 Jan 2018 15:00 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Remembering the royally graceful actress Veena – Birth anniversary special

On her 91st birth anniversary (4 July), we recall the beautiful actress whose imposing presence made...

04 Jul 2017 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Our concern is to ensure Geeta Kapoor gets her dignity back: Ashok Pandit

CBFC member says industry veterans are helping the Pakeezah (1972) actress who is getting better....

30 May 2017 21:01 IST — Mayur Lookhar


Remembering Meena Kumari the poet

The years of suffering and loneliness had equipped Meena Kumari with the pathos that enriched other...

31 Mar 2017 11:19 IST — Shriram Iyengar


The best romantic songs ever – Valentine's Day special

From 'Pyar Hua' to 'Chalo Dildar Chalo' and 'Dekha Ek Khwab' to 'Tujhe...

14 Feb 2017 8:00 IST — Mayur Lookhar


45 years of Pakeezah: 9 things you didn't know about Kamal Amrohi's passion project

On its 45th anniversary, we revisit interesting trivia about Pakeezah....

04 Feb 2017 9:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


10 unforgettable songs by the great Naushad

Among the greatest composers in Hindi cinema, Naushad Ali reigned over the billboards for a magical...

26 Dec 2016 14:50 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Raaj Kumar: The prince among men 

An actor par excellence, Raaj 'Jaani' Kumar has been stereotyped to memory as an actor who a...

08 Oct 2016 13:04 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Lata Mangeshkar's best songs 1940s-50s: Birthday series Part 2

Lata Mangeshkar remains the gold standard for playback singing in India. For seven decades, the...

28 Sep 2016 14:21 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Ten iconic Raaj Kumar dialogues that define swag

With that rasping voice, the fashionable scarves, and ever smouldering pipe, Raaj Kumar redefined in...

03 Jul 2016 10:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Kamal Amrohi, interrupted

In a career spanning five decades, Kamal Amrohi directed only 4 films, 3 of which are unquestionably...

11 Feb 2016 16:51 IST — Shriram Iyengar


If you like dancing, you will love these films

These ten Hindi films showcase the best of dance from the 1940s to our time...

09 Dec 2015 11:15 IST — Sonal Pandya