under Shaikh Ayaz

A new book revisits the film Amar Akbar Anthony and shines light on director Manmohan Desai’s enduring legacy


15 Sep 2013 | BY Shaikh Ayaz

Once Bollywood’s girl-next-door, the actress has had several setbacks to take in her stride, not least her son’s recent arrest


16 Jul 2013 | BY Shaikh Ayaz

Director Kiran Rao talks about her cinematic influences, marriage as partnership and why she gave her son Azad Rao Khan a double-barrelled surname


3 Jul 2013 | BY Shaikh Ayaz

The unique life-and-work model of the Deols of Bollywood


19 Jun 2013 | BY Shaikh Ayaz

Maker of cult indie film Om-Dar-Ba-Dar, Kamal Swaroop has spent the last 23 years zealously researching Dadasaheb Phalke’s life


19 Jun 2013 | BY Shaikh Ayaz

For years, Mithun Chakraborty has been a victim of elite prejudice—what multiplex goers call a ‘downmarket’ star.


15 May 2013 | BY Shaikh Ayaz

Parallel cinema of the 1970s and 80s remains influential in Bollywood though chances are you will not notice it


8 May 2013 | BY Shaikh Ayaz

Kai Po Che star Sushant Singh Rajput has a back-up plan to run a canteen in Film City in case cinema begins to bore him


10 Apr 2013 | BY Shaikh Ayaz

The mystery of why Joginder, father of the fabled lota dance, has fans just about everywhere. Even abroad


30 Mar 2013 | BY Shaikh Ayaz

Mira Nair speaks of being a child of the street, her need for a talisman film while she is shooting, and of the perversity of item numbers


28 Mar 2013 | BY Shaikh Ayaz
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