On the Classic Movie: Don

‘Don ko pakadna, mushkil hi nahin, na mumkin hai!’ This one dialogue sums up the 1978-racy entertainer, Don. At a time when 1970s became the decade of ‘Angry Young Man’, this Amitabh Bachchan chase d...

J. Jayalalithaa

Starting as young Kannada actor, J. Jayalalithaa soon went on to fetch a name in the southern film industry, prominently in Tamil films. From playing a child artiste to full-fledged heroine roles, sh...

Yaadon Ki Baaraat

Using the familiar Hindi film industry’s theme of siblings separated by fate, Yaadon Ki Baaraat became a classic tale of love and revenge. Starring Dharmendra, Zeenat Aman and Neetu Singh among other...

Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt is remembered as the iconic actor and filmmaker of early 50’s in Bollywood. He was one of the most popular actors who had a touch of artistic and lyrical content in his films. There are end...

Yash Chopra

It was said that Yash lived and worked like a moghul. He accumulated success in cash and distributed his fortune in equal measure. Yash Raj when he decided to be his own man, was still a run of the m...

V. K. Murthy

Murthy crafted some of Hindi cinema’s most breathtaking images, in starkly-contrasted black and white. He became synonymous with another legend, Guru Dutt; and is best remembered for his stunni...

V. Shantaram

Mention the word V. Shantaram and cinegoers across the country start thinking of films steeped in Indian culture, stories emanating from Indian values and costumes distinctly traditional. V. Shantara...

Bhupen Hazarika

Spanning the centuries, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika has taken his place among the handful of visionaries and revolutionaries who have sustained Assam even in the worst of times, brought joy in times of sadne...

Sivaji Ganesan

During his lifetime, Sivaji was the recipient of several awards and honours. But the one distinction that eluded Sivaji was the national award for best actor, though he was honoured with the Dada Sah...