Reading Time: 3 minutes Anand Bakshi pens the past, present, future that Laxmikant-Pyarelal set to a haunting movement. Kishore Kumar doesn’t sing. He singes.
Reading Time: 3 minutes On Kishore Kumar’s birthday, on this Friendship day, and on Pancham day (which happens to be every day), it’s time to toast and cut the cake.
Reading Time: < 1 minute A snazzily romantic, tense number from ‘Raksha’ revisited (and rewritten). Happy birthday, Pancham.
Reading Time: 5 minutes In a movie that runs for a considerable length of time, director Zoya Akhtar creates story arcs that rivet you and stay with you long after you’ve left the cinema hall. And she’s supported by a stunning casting coup. Every one of her actor seamlessly flows into the director’s vision of rebellion and flight of ambition, even if their runway’s paved with hopelessness.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As we constantly stare at glowing screens right from the time we rub open our bleary eyes until we slip
Reading Time: 4 minutes [I wrote a mildly modified version of this piece in the Pancham group on Facebook as part of the Aaina
Reading Time: 2 minutes If there was one composer in Hindi cinema who could wrap his baton around your emotions and squeeze it to
Reading Time: 3 minutes When the world’s going as crazy as it is now – and to add an extra topping to our miseries,
Reading Time: 3 minutes Ever wonder what that exuberant, light-headed feeling of love was ever like? Does it even, ever exist? When it doubt,