Bollywood Features

The Rough Magnetism of Vijay Varma

He may be playing Hindi cinema’s misogynist-in-chief, but in real life, the actor’s a good guy. Really.

The Bollywood Tomboy: From Kajol’s Anjali to Genelia’s Aditi

If Kuch Kuch Hota Hai had been written a decade later, would Anjali have been Aditi?

Five Underrated Earworms by Vishal Bhardwaj

From ‘Jab Bhi Cigarette’ from No Smoking, to ‘Tippa’ from Rangoon, here are some lesser known gems by Bhardwaj the…

From China Town to Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota: Double Roles We Love

When it comes to heroes in Indian movies, two for the price of one is a great deal

Will the real RK please stand up?

Rajat Kapoor has a lot in common with the hero of his film RK/ Rkay. Find out what frustrates him…

Boman Irani’s Search For Kryptonite

Over a 20-year career, the actor has crafted memorable performances, most recently in the web series Masoom. He looks back…

Devdas in Five Scenes

Twenty years after its release, the Sanjay Leela Bhansali film seems more audacious than ever

The Story Behind The Background Score Of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas

Composer Monty Sharma spent six months working on the background score of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film, which turns 20 this…

A Guru Dutt Playlist

Dutt helped Hindi cinema learn how to shoot songs, bringing all the resources of film to craft exquisite audio-visual experiences

Sanjeev Kumar’s Southern Connection

The legendary Bollywood actor had three important links to the southern India: Sivaji Ganesan, L.V. Prasad and Hema Malini

The 5 Best Moments from Ranveer Vs Wild with Bear Grylls

Contains, among other things, Ranveer Singh's poetry and pig testicles. You've been warned

The Sexual Appeal Of Shyam Benegal’s Early Films

Known for his socially relevant filmmaking, he also introduced Bombay cinema to some of the hottest actors of the 1970s