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Naireeta Dasgupta

Naireeta Dasgupta

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The author is a script supervisor in Bollywood films. 'Baaton Baaton Mein' is her maiden project with Gaurav Dwivedi an FTII Alumni. It is a series on yesteryear's Bollywood, trivia and music.

By Naireeta Dasgupta

The whys and whos of extramarital affairs in Bollywood

Indian cinema's tryst with adultery through the ages.

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How Bollywood bared the soul of 1950s' Bombay in black-and-white

The city of then and present day Mumbai are different in their differences, yet the similarities are striking.

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3 films on love-hate relationship with Bombay and Bollywood

Chala Murari Hero Banne, Kaagaz Ke Phool and Rangeela portray the dynamics of the film industry.

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Paresh Rawal to SRK, how Bollywood plays eunuchs and cross-dressers

Almost all actors, including Kishore Kumar, Shammi Kapoor, Dharmendra, Sanjay Dutt and Aamir Khan, have played with gender identities in their films.

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Love, life and longing in Bombay: Three Amol Palekar films that defined 1970s

Chhoti Si Baat, Gharaonda and Baaton Baaton Mein take you through the city.

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