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When the nation stood as one: Pages from a Indo-Pak war journal
Artillery guns in action in Uri, Poonch sector. All photographs: Sainik Samachar Fifty years ago, India and Pakistan fought a short but bloody war. The author finds out how Sainik Samachar, the......
Govind Nihalani salutes Bhisham Sahni on his 100th birthday
'He was of the opinion that whenever elements exploit religious sentiments to achieve a political objective, tragedy takes place.' Govind Nihalani, who made Tamas, the memorable television epic......
Indian students win gold in NASA contest
A team from Jalandhar-based Apeejay School has won the gold medal in a "Space Settlement Design Competition" organised by National Aeronautics and Space Administration at Houston in the US. The......
'Balraj Sahni was a misfit in filmdom'
On his birth centenary on May 2013, veteran actor Balraj Sahni's grandniece, Malavika Sangghvi, recounts his extraordinary but sad life.The world knew him as Balraj Sahni, the celebrated......
Veteran actress Achla Sachdev passes away
Yesteryear actress Achla Sachdev, who appeared in films like Waqt opposite Balraj Sahni and later in the Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol-starrer Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, passed away in a Pune......
The Qawwali Quiz!
Qawwali songs have been a rage in Bollywood from times of yore. From Balraj Sahni who sang Ae mere zohra jabeen in Waqt, to Shah Rukh Khan's Tumse milke in Main Hoon Na, qawwalis have been big......
The only Hindi film Jaya starred in
'In the film she played a chirpy bubbly character. But in person she was quite the opposite.''Very dignified, graceful and quiet,' Dharmendra, who starred with Jayalalithaa in her only film, tells......
Sanjay Dutt takes on Kabuliwala
Sanjay Dutt will take centrestage in an emotional father-daughter film inspired by Rabindranath Tagore's immortal story Kabuliwala. It will be produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The duo have worked......
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