Bollywood

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VOICES

 |  9-minute read
Dehradun, Sanju, Bollywood, Sanjay Dutt

I, too, have a 'Sanju' story and it's real

Sanjay was impish and mischievous. Even when there was enough space on that large couch, he refused to move, as I sat sandwiched between the two.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
The cinema travellers, History, Bollywood, Searching for saraswati

Why Searching for Saraswati matters

The film manages to make the viewers question the wisdom of those elected to power and the worrying, rising trend of distorting history.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Bollywood, Rajesh Khanna, Mere mehboob, Rajendra kumar

Why nobody can take away the title of Jubilee Kumar from Rajendra Kumar

He will forever be remembered for the classics such as Mere Mehboob and Sangam he gave us.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Plagiarism, Poetry, Music, Bollywood

Tribute, inspiration, and theft: The curious case of Bollywood song lyrics

Filmy music often ‘borrows’ heavily from Urdu and Hindi classics, and folk music.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  7-minute read
Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Bollywood, Sanju

Why Sanju is a film in denial of its subject's flaws

The problem with the movie is that it is tough to see it apart from the life of the person it is based on.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
Bollywood, Veere di wedding, Netflix, Kiara advani

What Kiara Advani learnt from Lust Stories

In her short career thus far Advani says she has learned as much from her failures as she has from her successes

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Music, Lyrics, Entertainment, Bollywood

No, Bollywood, the audience does not ‘want’ mediocre songs

Race 3’s Selfish is Bollywood’s latest effort to sell a very poor product in very pretty packaging.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Literature, Bollywood, Novels, Books

How books are changing Bollywood

The degree of exchange between literature and cinema is on the cusp of change.