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45 years of Mili (1975): Celebrating the childlike exuberance of Jaya Bhaduri

Hrishikesh Mukherjee returned to the theme of his own Anand (1971) but ended Mili on a note of hope...

21 Jun 2020 4:36 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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45 years of Chupke Chupke: 5 reasons why Hrishikesh Mukherjee's film is a classic

While tastes in comedy change with every generation, the popularity of Chupke Chupke, starring and...

11 Apr 2020 18:14 IST — Suyog Zore

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How Ramesh Deo and Seema landed their career-defining roles in Anand (1971): Birthday special

And got extra payment of Rs10,000 each from producer-director Hrishikesh Mukherjee for a prediction...

30 Jan 2020 17:18 IST — Suyog Zore

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40 years of Khubsoorat: A treatise of non-conformity, beauty and Rekha

Released on 25 January 1980, Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Khubsoorat was a moral tale that showed the...

25 Jan 2020 10:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Rajkummar Rao in the running for remake of Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Chupke Chupke

The film is reportedly being produced jointly by Luv Ranjan and Bhushan Kumar of T-Series....

20 Apr 2019 18:19 IST — Our Correspondent

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Remembering master screenwriter Sachin Bhowmick – Death anniversary special

On his seventh death anniversary (he died on 12 April 2011), a look at Bhowmick's journey from...

12 Apr 2018 11:21 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Utpal Dutt: The artiste who came to cinema for, not just from, theatre – Birth anniversary special

Bishnupriya Dutt, professor of theatre and performance studies at the School of Arts and Aesthetics,...

01 Apr 2018 3:21 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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50 years of Aashirwad: Ashok Kumar’s triumph in Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s sensitive drama

At 58, the actor found resurgence in his career when he starred in the family drama which was on 5...

05 Mar 2018 7:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Hrishikesh Mukherjee's work is like Shakespeare's: Kundan Shah 

On Mukherjee's 95th birth anniversary, Shah, known for his cult comedy Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro speaks...

30 Sep 2017 16:00 IST — Suparna Thombare

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Hrishikesh Mukherjee – loving, charming, conflicted and pragmatic

On the filmmaker's 95th birth anniversary, Bimal Roy's daughter Rinki remembers her who her...

30 Sep 2017 13:00 IST — Rinki Roy

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How Hrishikesh Mukherjee cast Leela Naidu in Anuradha

On her 8th death anniversary (28 July), we look at how the filmmaker chose Naidu to star in his 1960...

27 Jul 2017 18:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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The timeless music of SD Burman on Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Abhimaan

The 1973 feature film was produced under the banner of Amiya Productions, a joint project by the wed...

27 Jul 2017 9:00 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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Balraj Sahni, in the director's chair

A look at Lal Batti (1957), the only directorial venture of the accomplished actor, on his 44th...

13 Apr 2017 9:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


How Asrani went from teaching Jaya Bachchan to 'Angrezon ke zamane ke jailor'

An underrated actor and a brilliant comedian, Govardhan Asrani's tale is one that every actor in...

31 Dec 2016 23:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Uncle David: The man who held the strings 

Always in the background as the friendly uncle, the comic thief, or the kind old man, David Abraham...

28 Dec 2016 13:47 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Birthday special: Why Dharmendra the actor needs to be appreciated more

Loud, brash, comic, and impeccably handsome, Dharmendra remains one of the favourite stars of Hindi...

08 Dec 2016 12:23 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Revisiting Hrishikesh Mukherjee's simple characters — Birth anniversary special

Hrishikesh Mukherjee enjoys a special place in mainstream Hindi cinema. His films and characters a...

30 Sep 2016 15:30 IST — Keyur Seta


Watch Dr Rahi Masoom Raza’s hilarious Gol Maal dialogues

The famed poet and Hindi dialogue writer, who would have turned 89 today, was responsible for the...

01 Sep 2016 11:13 IST — Sonal Pandya


How Kishore Kumar turned down Hrishikesh Mukherjee

On the filmmaker’s 10th death anniversary, a look at his most beloved film, Anand, for which...

27 Aug 2016 18:35 IST — Sonal Pandya