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Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Poonam Saxena

Poonam Saxena


Poonam Saxena is the national weekend editor of the Hindustan Times. She writes on cinema, television, culture and books

articles by Poonam Saxena (360 results)
Sep 27, 2019 19:50
...A habit that kept his deceptively frail-looking body strong & hardy read more
Sep 27, 2019 16:27
An austere eater, Gandhi constantly experimented with his diet. These experiments were based on his beliefs and part of a deep, spiritual quest read more
Apr 27, 2019 16:55
As The Big Bang Theory winds up after 12 seasons, we talk to the fresh-faced, tousle-haired Nayyar, the actor with the winning smile and sharp sense of comedy read more
Jan 25, 2019 22:11
The author of eight novels, two novellas, a collection of short stories and three volumes of profiles of other writers (the last under the pen name Hashmat), Krishna Sobti was born in Gujarat, Pakistan, studied in Delhi and Lahore, and finally moved... read more
Feb 25, 2018 17:55
What set Sridevi apart from other, earlier leading ladies in Hindi cinema was that she made a roaring success of films that revolved around her – rare in an industry dominated by heroes. read more
Feb 13, 2018 17:27
In a new Translating India series, ten noted translators will share their experiences of translating from their respective languages. In the fifth part, author and journalist Poonam Saxena writes about the difficulties she faced while translating Dharamvir... read more
Jan 19, 2018 13:59
Rakesh was part of the celebrated trio of writers who change the course of the Hindi short story read more
Dec 04, 2017 23:32
Bollywood icon Shashi Kapoor -- a star of 1970s Indian cinema and a member of the Hindi film industry’s famous Kapoor family -- died on Monday aged 79 after a long illness. read more
Sep 08, 2017 18:00
A grand stage musical based on the 1960 classic Mughal-e-Azam is a loving homage to the grand passion of filmmaker K Asif. read more
Jul 01, 2017 20:32
A major work of her’s has just been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Over the last 30 years, the Delhi photographer has constantly experimented with her craft read more
May 05, 2017 19:15
A collection of pictures offers rare and unseen glimpses of the Dragon Kingdom read more
Apr 14, 2017 19:08
This is the latest event to commemorate the centenary of Gandhi’s landmark struggle for the rights of indigo farmers in rural Bihar. read more
Feb 18, 2017 21:07
An Australian has inherited a priceless archive of India’s pioneering film studio. A story spanning 90 years, two continents and film legend Himanshu Rai’s secret first wife read more
Feb 18, 2017 20:46
An interview with film historian Amrit Gangar on Himanshu Rai, the founder of Bombay Talkies, and his two partners read more
Jan 20, 2017 20:48
The co-author of filmmaker Karan Johar’s memoir, An Unsuitable Boy, Poonam Saxena recounts the experience of collaborating with the busy filmmaker, and getting drawn into the story of his life. read more