• Shyam Benegal Saturday, April 02, 2005 Shyam Benegal

      There is the main cinema; there is the parallel cinema epitomised by Shabana, Smita, Nandita Das and then...

    • Reena Roy Saturday, February 26, 2005 Reena Roy

      The current thaw in Indo- Pak relations sends our minds to the times, when the ravishing Reena—at a high point in her career – decided to marry Mohsin Khan...

    • Parveen Babi Monday, January 24, 2005 Parveen Babi

      The death of Parveen Babi has triggered off a series of shock waves in the Indian film industry. Perhaps, in death...

    • Shashi Kapoor Monday, January 10, 2005 Shashi Kapoor

      Shashi Kapoor – the ever smiling, scintillating son of doyen Prithviraj Kapoor, has left indelible...

    • Prem Chopra Thursday, December 02, 2004 Prem Chopra

      Contrary to his name Prem (Love), his persona exuded hatred, lecherousness and intrigue galore...

    • Pran Monday, October 04, 2004 Pran

      Feared for his scary looks and evil disposition, Pran -- generous, magnanimous and congenial gentleman, conversely is a hero in real life. Now a frail, tired...

    • V Shantaram Monday, August 30, 2004 V Shantaram

      V. Shantram was one of the founding fathers of Indian cinema. His art and works remain unparalleled in aesthetics and technique to this day. True to the name of the company...

    • Mehmood Saturday, July 24, 2004 Mehmood

      Though he was pretty much out of circulation in the last decade, Mehmood Ali meant a monstrous mirth-worth for Indian cinema...

    • Yash Johar Friday, July 16, 2004 Yash Johar

      Tom Uncle is not with us anymore. He was a senior member of the film producers guild of India. He commanded...

    • Hema Malini Monday, May 31, 2004 Hema Malini

      The late 70's and early 80's was the golden era of her career when she held the number 1 slot. Due to her knowledge of classical dance Hema's song-dance sequences were virtually cine goers delight.

    • Manoj Kumar Monday, April 19, 2004 Manoj Kumar

      Manoj Bharat Kumar carved a niche for himself as Bollywood's most famous patriot.

    • Shabana Azmi Thursday, March 18, 2004 Shabana Azmi

      "I am a daughter, a wife, a mother, a woman, an actress, an Indian and a Muslim. Each of these identities is important to me." – Shabana

    • Satyajit Ray Friday, February 20, 2004 Satyajit Ray

      If we can mention the greatest Indian contribution to the history of world cinema in one word it undoubtedly has to be Satyajit Ray.

    • Vyajayanthimala Monday, December 29, 2003 Vyajayanthimala

      She is the one who made the quasi-classical musical dance numbers, a de rigueur in the Hindi films.

    • Sunil Dutt Wednesday, November 19, 2003 Sunil Dutt

      The saga of Sunil Dutt is fraught with triumphs, misfortunes, agonies and ecstasies, all in equal measure...