Jai Arjun Singh

Jai Arjun Singh is an independent writer and critic. He has authored the books Jaane bhi do Yaaro: Seriously Funny Since 1983 and The World of Hrishikesh Mukherjee: The Filmmaker Everyone Loves, which won the Excellence in Writing on Cinema Award at the Mumbai Film Festival. He has also edited the anthology The Popcorn Essayists: What Movies do to Writers, a collection of essays about movies.

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A look back at the 1969 songless thriller starring Rajesh Khanna and Nanda. This week we'll see actors Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha reprise those characters in a remake


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The author of Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro: Seriously Funny Since 1983 looks back at his time with the director of the cult film who died of a cardiac arrest on October 7


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Hindi cinema may have lost one of its most potent screen personalities when Vinod Khanna went from being the sneering bad guy to the vanilla hero


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It is a bit sad to realise that much of the actor’s best work was done between 25 and 35 years ago. But many of those films are are just as vital today as they were in their time


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