Ajay Mankotia

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a former revenue official.

ART & CULTURE

 |   9-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |   10-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |   8-minute read

That breakup song Bollywood doesn't make anymore

PDA, or the Public Display of Angst, had attained the stature of a genre in the Hindi film music.

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

Remembering Jim Morrison: Poet, sex symbol and rock star

There was no topic so taboo that he would avoid, no act so outrageous that he would refrain from.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

That year Michael Jackson thrilled Bombay with his moonwalk

It was an insanely captivating show and we enjoyed every moment of it.

POLITICS

 |   10-minute read

Ahead of India-Pakistan cricket final, remembering the historic 1979 Test series

After the day’s play is over and the stadium empties out, it brings players and people of the two countries together.

ART & CULTURE

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It's been 50 years, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band hasn't gone out of style

The album cover is the most iconic, most recognisable, image of the last century; and the most influential.

POLITICS

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Did you know Veer Savarkar’s case too was brought before the ICJ?

Given India’s good track record at The Hague, the nation hopes Kulbhushan Jadhav would come home a free man.

ART & CULTURE

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How Bollywood's 'club songs' once swayed India and faded away

1965 was a landmark year for this genre. Four such songs ruled the radio waves.

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

From Pink to Bin Roye, why India, Pakistan can't Partition Hindi film music

What is not well known is that Indian singers have also been hopping across the border to record in Lollywood.