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Amjad Khan, the man who brought alive Hindi cinema's best-known villain – Anniversary special

Born on this day 70 years ago, Amjad Khan, Sholay's Gabbar Singh, was more than just an actor at...

12 Nov 2020 15:05 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Sholay and the magic of Mangesh Desai's sound design – 45th anniversary special

Sholay offers a case study in how sound should always be synchronized with the entire film and with...

15 Aug 2020 23:57 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Sholay is like the Bible, Gita, Quran for writers like me, says writer-director Farhad Samji

As Ramesh Sippy's classic turns 45, writer-director Farhad Samji explains why the film reference...

15 Aug 2020 13:07 IST — Keyur Seta

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45 years of Sholay: Why the film remains a gold standard in Hindi cinema

Ramesh Sippy's cult classic Sholay, released on Independence Day in 1975, is as beloved now as...

15 Aug 2020 9:28 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Jagdeep (1939–2020): Effortless comedian behind some of Hindi cinema’s most iconic characters

The actor and comedian worked in over 400 films in a career that lasted more than six decades....

09 Jul 2020 23:39 IST — Sonal Pandya

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5 occasions Hindi cinema used Holi to propel the plot forward

With its colours and gaiety and connection with romantic love, it is no surprise that Holi has been...

11 Mar 2020 2:58 IST — Manisha Vardhan

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Actor Viju Khote, of 'Tera kya hoga, Kalia?' fame, dies at 77

Viju Khote was part of more than 300 films in Hindi and Marathi, including the iconic roles of Kalia...

30 Sep 2019 11:21 IST — Our Correspondent

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ZEE5's The Sholay Girl with Bidita Bag to be streamed from 8 March

The ZEE5 original film is based on the life of Hindi cinema's first stuntwoman, Reshma Pathan....

21 Feb 2019 19:00 IST — Mayur Lookhar

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7 glorious belly dance numbers in Hindi cinema before Nora Fatehi

From Helen to Zeenat Aman, Katrina Kaif to Rani Mukerji, we list the actresses who worked magic with...

14 Jul 2018 9:00 IST — Mayur Lookhar

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Raj Kishore, Padosan’s 'Lahori', dies in Mumbai at 85

The veteran character actor suffered a heart attack at his Goregaon residence....

07 Apr 2018 22:42 IST — Our Correspondent

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Extempore has always been Daddy’s trump card: Naved Jaffrey on his father Jagdeep

On Jagdeep's 79th birthday (he was born on 29 March 1939), his son and well-known television his...

29 Mar 2018 10:38 IST — Keyur Seta

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8 memorable film roles of Leela Mishra – Death anniversary special

On the 30th anniversary of the passing of the actress Hindi film fans fondly remember as Mausi, we...

17 Jan 2018 7:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Audience was always ready, industry is only ready now: Amit Kumar on Monsoon Shootout's long wait

The writer-director of the critically acclaimed Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer speaks about the of for...

18 Dec 2017 16:16 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Hema Malini's most memorable roles: Birthday special

As Hindi cinema's Dream Girl enters her 70th year today (16 October), we walk down memory lane...

16 Oct 2017 9:00 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Amitabh Bachchan turns 75: And the star shines on...

While his peers have long since retired, Amitabh Bachchan continues to be among the respected and in...

11 Oct 2017 11:28 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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When Ranveer Singh's girlfriend dumped him for Aditya Roy Kapoor

Ranveer Singh reveals on #NoFilterNeha that Aditya Roy Kapur was a heartthrob in college....

08 Aug 2017 15:51 IST — Mayur Lookhar

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Trade pundits were in a hurry to declare Sholay a flop, says Ramesh Sippy

The filmmaker cleared the air about the 'slow start' at the box office of his most work....

17 May 2017 8:00 IST — Keyur Seta

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Was Shaan a mistake after Sholay? Here's what Ramesh Sippy has to say

The veteran filmmaker gets candid about what went wrong with the film starring Amitabh Bachchan, and...

16 May 2017 17:47 IST — Keyur Seta


Hema Malini reacts to MLA’s 'heavy drinking’ habit comment

Omprakash Babarao Kadu ruffled a lot of feathers through his bizarre remark....

15 Apr 2017 11:37 IST — Keyur Seta


15 all-time chartbusters from the Anand Bakshi playlist

The lyricist, fondly known as the people’s poet, has had a hand in most of the top songs of On...

30 Mar 2017 9:00 IST — Sonal Pandya