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The Way We Were: A tribute to desi film’s Gothic phase

Despite how heavily they borrowed from the West, the early spooky movies remain some of our best in the genre.
Think of strong Gothic influences and you think also of Kamal Amrohi’s Mahal (1949), Biren Nag’s Bees Saal Baad (1962, loosely based on The Hound of the Baskervilles), and to an extent Bimal Roy’s Madhumati (1958).(Shemaroo/YouTube)
Think of strong Gothic influences and you think also of Kamal Amrohi’s Mahal (1949), Biren Nag’s Bees Saal Baad (1962, loosely based on The Hound of the Baskervilles), and to an extent Bimal Roy’s Madhumati (1958).(Shemaroo/YouTube)
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 10:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPoonam Saxena

Happy Birthday Gulzar: The wordsmith who continues to enthrall through soulful poems, stirring couplets and more

Gulzar believes that writing is a full-time job and draws much of his inspiration from the Space. Having spent over 5 decades writing in various forms in the Hindi film industry, publishing books and directing movies, it is the power of his pen that continues to keep everyone mesmerised.
Sampooran Singh Kalra, or Gulzar Deenvi (after his birthplace Dina, now in Pakistan) was born on August 18, 1934.(Inhouse image)
Sampooran Singh Kalra, or Gulzar Deenvi (after his birthplace Dina, now in Pakistan) was born on August 18, 1934.(Inhouse image)
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 06:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySaumya Sharma

Thappad director Anubhav Sinha says he has had enough, ‘resigns’ from Bollywood

Anubhav Sinha says he has ‘quit’ Bollywood, but will continue to make films. See his recent tweets to know more.
Anubhav Sinha is known for his films Thappad and Mulk.
Anubhav Sinha is known for his films Thappad and Mulk.
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 01:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Entertainment Desk

‘That’s the last thing my grandfather said to me’: Meezaan recalls Jagdeep, asks all to stay connected with grandparents

Jaaved Jaaferi’s actor son Meezaan took to Instagram to pay respects to his grandfather and also to express a regret.
Meezaan Jaaferi with his grandfather, legendary actor Jagdeep.
Meezaan Jaaferi with his grandfather, legendary actor Jagdeep.
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 05:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Entertainment Desk

Happy birthday Lata Mangeshkar: An exhaustive playlist of her 20 favourite tracks

To celebrate Lata Mangeshkar’s 90th birthday, here is a playlist of her 20 favourite songs from her own vast range of Bollywood songs.
Lata Mangeshkar turns 90 on Saturday and we bring you a playlist of her own favourite songs.
Lata Mangeshkar turns 90 on Saturday and we bring you a playlist of her own favourite songs.
Updated on Sep 28, 2019 09:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAfsana Ahmed

Balraj Sahni birth anniversary: A gentleman actor millennials might not even have heard of

Balraj Sahni would have turned 106 on May 1 had he been alive. On his birth anniversary, here’s a look at the life and times of one of the legends of Indian screen.
Balraj Sahni in Garam Hawa.
Balraj Sahni in Garam Hawa.
Updated on May 01, 2019 04:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNivedita Mishra

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: The right side of history

“My heart is fluttering, can’t take it anymore. Tracking the amazing arguments on the Section 377 Supreme Court hearings and so full of hope and excitement, that we will finally be on the right side of history,” said Parmesh Shahani, agent provocateur, gay rights activist and head of Godrej Cultural Lab, about the on-going proceedings in the Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality in the Indian Penal Code.
Parmesh Shahani.
Parmesh Shahani.
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 02:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMalavika Sangghvi, Mumbai
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