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June 22, 2004

Newshounds on screen!
Sukanya Verma on how journalists are portrayed in Hindi films.

June 3, 2004

Grow up, Bollywood!
When will heroes and heroines play their age, and age gracefully, onscreen?

May 7, 2004

Column: No more makeovers, please!
Let's have more scripts which don't show the heroines rushing for an image change to win the looks-obsessed heroes' hearts, says Sukanya Verma.

April 29, 2004

Bollywood's first impressions
Sukanya Verma takes a look at the debut films of some of today's leading actors and actresses.

April 22, 2004

What is life without masala?
Films would be so boring and one-dimensional if filmmakers hadn't hit on the concept of bhelpuri scripts, says Sukanya Verma.

April 21, 2004

Exclusively, Quentin Tarantino!
Kill Bill Vol 1 and 2 are packed with great action, brilliant acting and great homage scenes towards Westerns, Japanese Anime, Kung-Fu and Yakuza movies. But the audience still paid for two movies.

March 25, 2004

Shah Rukh Khan's best performance!
Sukanya Verma explores Kundan Shah's Kabhi Haan Kabhie Naa.

March 18, 2004

How easy is it to be a star kid?
The pros and cons of each side!

March 11, 2004

The real stars of Bollywood
Sukanya Verma profiles some of the most underrated artistes in Hindi cinema.

March 4, 2004

What if Amrapali were remade today?
Sukanya Verma on what makes Amrapali an unrecognised classic

February 26, 2004

More comedies, please!
Calling for more comedies and listing some of the best rib-ticklers in Hindi cinema.

February 24, 2004

We need more from films than garbage
We, the audience, are primarily to be blamed for flocking to and lapping up every blockbuster movie.

February 23, 2004

Why Hindi films are dodgy about sex
Sex may have come out of the closet, but actors were never more uncomfortable about it.

February 19, 2004

When a movie becomes more than a movie
Sukanya Verma discusses why some films stay with the viewer forever

February 16, 2004

Will Salman make a good Lord Rama?
To get the right cast is half the battle won, says Ronjita Kulkarni

February 14, 2004

Mohanlal vs Kamal!
If Mohanlal and Kamal Haasan ever decide to come together onscreen, it would be movie nirvana!

February 12, 2004

The classic no one remembers
Musafir should be viewed by upcoming filmmakers to learn the art of story telling and technique and film buffs to appreciate and understand cinema better.

February 11, 2004

I was seduced by a vamp
R Swaminathan cannot get over his fascination for the independent, bohemian spirit as personified by the vamp.

February 9, 2004

What makes a film a hit?
What kind of movies appeal to audiences?

February 5, 2004

They are different!
What sets AB, Aamir and Urmila apart from the rest?

February 2, 2004

Reel worlds, real lives, real stars
Tinseltown looks very inviting. But the picture is not always so rosy offscreen, says Ronjita Kulkarni


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