Shaikh Ayaz

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The Boogie Man

The enduring appeal of Jaaved Jaaferi, arguably India’s first celebrity dancer and standup comic, who is back with yet another season of Boogie Woogie

The Underdog

Jimmy Shergill has not given up just yet. His acclaimed performances in Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster I and II and Bullett Raja may revive his Hindi cinema career—or so he hopes

The Second Life of Chunky Pandey

Leading man and the hero’s best friend in the early 1990s, Pandey went to Bangladesh when his career was on a decline and became a superstar. In the past couple of years, Pandey has made his way back to A-list Bollywood, albeit with silly films

The Mash-up Artist

Atul Dodiya’s work is replete with influences and references. But it also raises critical questions about how we see art

City of Moderns

A new exhibition brings together works by all 13 of the ballsy youngsters who formed Bombay’s Progressive Artists’ Group