Mohini Chaudhuri

Mohini has been a print journalist in Mumbai for 9 years and has written on art and culture for publications like The Times of India, The Hindu BusinessLine, Forbes India and Open magazine. Watching movies and writing about them makes her happy. Fortunately for her, she gets paid to do both those things at Film Companion.

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On the release of a new book on her time on stage, the iconic singer looks back at her early days as a playback artist.


Dolly Ahluwalia, who has previously worked in four films with Vishal Bhardwaj, says none of them were nearly as challenging as period drama Rangoon


With 6 Oscar nominations for his debut feature, the Lion filmmaker looks back at his tough shoot in India with the then 5-year-old Sunny Pawar


Global measurement agency comScore has been wooing the Indian movie market to give us fair and accurate box office data. But the industry is clinging on to its primitive process of calculating collections that leaves much scope for producers to inflate numbers


Even as he still processes the box office success of his SRK-starrer, the filmmaker reveals how making Raees was a balancing act and why even one negative review can upset him


The celebrated poet, lyricist, and screenwriter on the challenges of holding the attention of a younger and more impatient audience


The shy filmmaker on why the pen has always been her best friend, the process of editing her first book and already planning a second


The best-selling author unveiled the cover of The Rise of Sivagami, the first of his trilogy on filmmaker S S Rajamouli’s film, at the 10th Jaipur Literature Festival. The series will explore the early life of queen Sivagami and the royal servant Kattapa