‘The Kashmir Files’ Is Not A Film, But An Emotional Experience

The Kashmir Files is not a film, but a traumatic experience of the most brutal episode of Indian history that every Hindu should go through. For the first time, watching a film one realizes that sometimes the truth itself is exaggeration and it doesn’t need any special effects, props, or artistic expression to become more truthful. […]

Baba Sehgal to Malini Awasthi: Artists who cocked a snook at Corona

During the Covid-19 pandemic as the tragedy unfolded and the world came to a standstill, many artists channelised their creative energies to conjure up beautiful compositions. Malini Awasthi was one of the prominent singers, renowned for Thumri and Kajri, who belted out a sumptuous song ‘Hawao Pe Baitha Hai Pehra’. Her rendition became a rage […]

Holi 2022: 10 Iconic Bollywood Songs You Must Savour

On the occasion of Holi 2022, here are the 10 Bollywood songs you must savour to your heart’s content: 1) Holi Aayi Re Kanhai (Mother India)   2) Khelenge Hum Holi (Kati Patang) 3) Holi Ke Din (Sholay)  4) Rang Barse (Silsila) 5) Sajan Hume Aise Rang Lagana (Darr) 6) Soni Soni (Mohabbatein) 7) Holi […]

Why Aamir Khan, As A Superstar, Is First Among Equals

MUMBAI: Aamir Khan made his debut in Bollywood (with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak in 1988) at a time when actors doing 12-15 movies simultaneously was an established norm. Mithun Chakraborty and Govinda featured in 17 and 14 movies respectively in 1989. Clearly, the focus was more on quantity than quality. Moreover, most of these movies […]

‘Paisa Bolta Hai’: ‘The Kashmir Files’ Takes A Fair Initial, ‘Radhe Shyam’ Tanks

Director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri’s ‘The Kashmir Files’ has taken a fair start at the box-office, despite low screen count (561) in India. The initial reports are terrific and the movie is certain to see a huge upswing from Saturday evening. The movie has pleasantly surprised the trade as its first day collections might leapfrog a […]