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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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50 years of Gambler: An unremarkable film that shines with Dev Anand’s colossal talent and charm

Dev Anand draws you into every scene even when his co-artiste is hopelessly hamming his or her way...

19 Feb 2021 13:00 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Book excerpt: Decoding Mithun Chakraborty's spy thriller Surakksha

Writer Amborish Roychoudhury’s book, In a Cult of Their Own: Bollywood Beyond Box Office, some...

22 Apr 2018 10:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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60 years of Nau Do Gyarah: The emergence of Vijay Anand

As the classic film starring Dev Anand and Kalpana Kartik completes its 60th anniversary, we go back...

31 Dec 2017 19:47 IST — Sonal Pandya


Naya Daur: The race between man and machine

The BR Chopra classic starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala turns 60 this year....

05 Jan 2017 7:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


Jeevan: The perfect man to play Narad Muni

For his 101st birth anniversary today (24 October), we take a look why actor Jeevan was best cast as...

24 Oct 2016 14:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


V for Villain: The many faces of Jeevan

The actor transformed himself with every role. Here's a look at nine iconic characters from his...

10 Jun 2016 13:02 IST — Sonal Pandya


The earliest sequels in Hindi cinema

As directors multiply a single plot and stretch it into seemingly interminable series of films, we...

20 Jan 2016 15:44 IST — Shriram Iyengar


What's in a name?

These 10 stars of early Hindi cinema adopted screen names when they began acting ...

19 Jan 2016 14:51 IST — Sonal Pandya