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Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in ‘OK Jaanu’.

Music review: OK Jaanu

3 min read . 11 Jan 2017
The  latest edition of Jashn-e-Adab festival is going to be held at India International Centre in New Delhi on 10-11 December.

In your city: Delhi

1 min read . 08 Dec 2016
Asha Bhonsle. Photo: Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times<br />

Review: The Asha Verdict

4 min read . 28 Jul 2016
What the ‘Mohenjo Daro’ album, like all of A.R. Rahman’s work does, is take us closer to world of the film.<br />

Music review: Mohenjo Daro

4 min read . 20 Jul 2016
Sholay is remembered for its dialogue, penned by Salim-Javed.<br />

In defence of ‘dialogue-baazi’

4 min read . 15 May 2016
Playwright Girish Karnad and others hold posters of JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar at a protest meet in Bengaluru. Putting a face to a movement helps it come alive for the people, it helps capture the imagination. Photo: AP/PTI<br />

Every popular movement has a face

3 min read . 20 Feb 2016
Mehboob Studios, the venue, almost resembled a Napoleonic battlefield. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />
Consuming free entertainment

Consuming free entertainment

4 min read . 09 Sep 2010
The iconoclasts

The iconoclasts

4 min read . 20 Aug 2010
Now or never

Now or never

1 min read . 29 Jul 2010
<br />Biased: Is the copyright debate film-focused?<br />

Get copyright right

2 min read . 06 Mar 2010
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Copyright scanner

1 min read . 17 Feb 2010
Bollywood happy with UPA win in polls

Bollywood happy with UPA win in polls

2 min read . 16 May 2009
<br />Flashback: (top) Five-year-old Lata (centre) with her parents and two of her three sisters in Sangli in 1944; (below) the singer as an adolescent. Lata Mangeshkar...In Her Own Voice/Niyogi Books<br />

The first lady of soul

2 min read . 14 May 2009