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40 years of Yaarana (1981): Rajesh Roshan’s music and Amitabh Bachchan’s superstardom elevate this convoluted buddy film

Directed by Raakesh Kumar, the film is etched in popular memory for Bachchan's lit costume for...

23 Oct 2021 12:40 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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40 years of Love Story (1981): The flash-in-the-pan stardom of Kumar Gaurav

The dream launch of Rajendra Kumar's son catapulted him to success that could never be repeated,...

27 Feb 2021 20:04 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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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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Actor Imtiaz Khan, brother of Amjad Khan, dies at 78

The actor is survived by his wife Krutika Desai, a television actress, and daugher Ayesha Khan....

17 Mar 2020 13:28 IST — Our Correspondent

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Remembering Amjad Khan's unusual roles on his 25th death anniversary

The actor is most known for his abhorrent yet immortal role of Gabbar Singh. However, he is one of...

27 Jul 2017 10:00 IST — Anita Paikat


10 fun anecdotes from Abhishek Bachchan’s childhood

For his 41st birthday, we picked 10 little known episodes from Bachchan junior’s youth from...

06 Feb 2017 11:47 IST — Sonal Pandya


When Amjad Khan got tough with his fellow collegians

Long before he played Gabbar Singh, the late actor roughed up some Thai students at a Mumbai college...

28 Jul 2016 3:49 IST — Mayur Lookhar


Amjad Khan: The forgotten nawab

In his only Hindi feature film, Satyajit Ray cast one of the greatest villains of all time as a...

27 Jul 2016 14:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar


What was the secret of Gabbar’s strength?

Rare vintage ad had Amjad Khan endorsing a biscuit...

30 Jan 2016 11:00 IST — Mayur Lookhar