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Shashi Kapoor: Sunshine Man

Shashi Kapoor: Sunshine Man

In Raj Kapoor’s Awaara (1951), Shashi Kapoor was a cherub with the eyes of a little devil. As the disadvantaged child of an impoverished mother, you see him brutalised by a cruel world, lose his innocent faith in life, in goodness and turn to petty crime to survive. This shift could not have been easy […]

Poonam Dhillon: Destiny’s Child

Poonam Dhillon: Destiny’s Child

  When Poonam Dhillon was in her 20s and already a well-known film actor, she received the news of her father’s demise. On the way home, in a flight, as she battled a haze of tears and grief, she was surrounded by fans who wanted a picture, an autograph, a smile. This moment, and many […]

Yash Chopra: Grit, Guts and Glory

Yash Chopra: Grit, Guts and Glory

Jab Tak Hai Jaan..a prophetic title in retrospect. Perfect for a man who worked till the last year of his life with the medium that he loved, and had shaped and redefined. Call it a coincidence but for some reason, I started watching my favourite Yash Chopra films in the past one week and marvelled […]

Bachchan In Love: 10 Definitive Moments

Bachchan In Love: 10 Definitive Moments

    In the 70s and the 80s, cinema was an Eastman colour, 70 mm or cinema-scope as the case may be, ‘cannot bear to miss a scene’ event. And if you have not watched Trishul and Deewar or Kala Patthar or Sholay in a cinema hall, you will never know what it was like to be in the heart of […]

100 Years Of Indian Cinema: Yash Chopra

100 Years Of Indian Cinema: Yash Chopra

Vehmon gumaan se duur duur… Yakeen ki hadd ke paas paas… Dil ko bharam yeh ho gaya… Unko humse pyaar hai.. Rekha and Amitabh Bachchan framed by gregariously nodding yellow tulips.  And a universal hope encased in the above lines. And romance as if it was a precious pearl preserved in a velvet lined jewel box. […]

Gilded Memories

Gilded Memories

In the 70s and the 80s, when I was growing up in Patiala, a  framed poster next to a small shop near Sheran Wala Gate (a prominent locality), routinely heralded the arrival of a new film in town. On my way to the school in rickshaw everyday, I would watch that poster, trying to guess the story line of the […]

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