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Sukanya Verma

Sukanya Verma is the Principal Movie Reviewer for Rediff.com. One of the most perceptive observers of Hindi cinema, Sukanya has a dazzling portfolio of features that have engaged Rediff.com readers for 20 years. You can e-mail the author at mailto_sukanyaverma@rediffmail.com

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The Best of Saroj Khan

The Best of Saroj Khan

Rediff.com18 hours ago

Sukanya Verma salutes the power of Saroj Khan and her brilliant choreography.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com20 hours ago

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

Lessons from Bollywood: What to wear in bed!

Lessons from Bollywood: What to wear in bed!

Rediff.com4 days ago

Sukanya Verma tells us how to rock night clothes, Hindi filum style.

Remember Bollywood's TERRACE moments?

Remember Bollywood's TERRACE moments?

Rediff.com5 days ago

Sukanya Verma looks at Bollywood's various terrace moments.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com7 days ago

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

When Bollywood sees RED!

When Bollywood sees RED!

Rediff.com29 Jun 2020

Is this Bollywood's favourite colour?

Bhonsle review

Bhonsle review

Rediff.com26 Jun 2020

'The pure grace and proportion in Manoj Bajpayee's performance shows he knows his art inside out,' applauds Sukanya Verma.

Bollywood's torture tactics!

Bollywood's torture tactics!

Rediff.com24 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma offers some diversion in in the form of Bollywood's typical torture tactics.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com23 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

A rainy day in Bollywood

A rainy day in Bollywood

Rediff.com22 Jun 2020

With the onset of rains, it's the perfect occasion to highlight all the cool, crazy reasons Bollywood uses it as an excuse for.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com17 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

The Cult of Mithun Chakraborty

The Cult of Mithun Chakraborty

Rediff.com16 Jun 2020

National-award winning actor, producer, hotelier, ex-politician, cricket team owner, philanthropist, highest tax payer, reality show judge, animal lover and, above all, people's hero -- Mithun is truly a force of nature, says Sukanya Verma.

Step inside Bollywood's BEAUTIFUL HOMES

Step inside Bollywood's BEAUTIFUL HOMES

Rediff.com16 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma takes us inside 10 of her all-time favourite movie homes.

A force, a firefly. Shine on Sushant

A force, a firefly. Shine on Sushant

Rediff.com15 Jun 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput came, sparkled and left for a world that will hopefully understand and treat him better, hopes Sukanya Verma.

Gulabo Sitabo review

Gulabo Sitabo review

Rediff.com12 Jun 2020

'At the end of the day, this is Bachchan's film.' 'Despite the distracting makeup, his famous baritone and indisputable flair for dedicated inanity lend Mirza an air of significance,' observes Sukanya Verma.

25 DAZZLING scenes from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

25 DAZZLING scenes from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Rediff.com11 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma lists her favourite frames from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com9 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

The Wonderful Films of Basu Chatterjee

The Wonderful Films of Basu Chatterjee

Rediff.com5 Jun 2020

'Basuda welcomed viewers into a world that was instantly familiar and comfortable,' observes Sukanya Verma.

Bollywood offers some RAINY DAY STYLING!

Bollywood offers some RAINY DAY STYLING!

Rediff.com4 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma cites the trademarks of Bollywood's monsoon movie fashion.

Bollywood's tenant troubles!

Bollywood's tenant troubles!

Rediff.com2 Jun 2020

Quite a few Hindi movies have explored different shades of the landlord-tenant relationship in passing or purposefully.

Take this FUN Bollywood Quiz!

Take this FUN Bollywood Quiz!

Rediff.com2 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

Remembering Wajid Khan's Top 15 Songs

Remembering Wajid Khan's Top 15 Songs

Rediff.com2 Jun 2020

For over two decades, Wajid Khan, one half of the composer duo Sajid-Wajid, regaled listeners with infectious compositions and eclectic range.

The Strangest Things Amitabh Bachchan Has Done

The Strangest Things Amitabh Bachchan Has Done

Rediff.com1 Jun 2020

Happy birthday, Mr Bachchan!

Summer care, Bollywood style

Summer care, Bollywood style

Rediff.com1 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma lists the fun ways celebrities are staying cool and chic.

Bollywood gets into throwback mode

Bollywood gets into throwback mode

Rediff.com28 May 2020

With no movies to shoot, no meetings to attend and no red carpets to grace, lockdown-afflicted celebrities are pursuing forgotten hobbies or browsing through old photo albums to share warm memories.

Ghoomketu review

Ghoomketu review

Rediff.com26 May 2020

Ghoomketu's distracted, disjointed, narrative acquires the tone of a dream whose quirk stems from naivete, not narcotics, complains Sukanya Verma.

25 POETIC FRAMES of Parinda

25 POETIC FRAMES of Parinda

Rediff.com25 May 2020

Every single one of Parinda's magnificent frames is a masterclass in slick. Sukanya Verma tells us why.

Take this FUN Bollywood Quiz

Take this FUN Bollywood Quiz

Rediff.com25 May 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

Bollywood's got the green touch!

Bollywood's got the green touch!

Rediff.com22 May 2020

Sukanya Verma peeks into these glamour worshippers-turned-gardeners.

When Bollywood took the bus!

When Bollywood took the bus!

Rediff.com20 May 2020

Sukanya Verma hails Bollywood's memorable bus moments.

Bollywood Quiz: Identify this film

Bollywood Quiz: Identify this film

Rediff.com19 May 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

When Bollywood did housework!

When Bollywood did housework!

Rediff.com18 May 2020

Sukanya Verma shows us how Bollywood has depicted housework on the big screen.

10 Times We Fell in Love With Madhuri Dixit

10 Times We Fell in Love With Madhuri Dixit

Rediff.com15 May 2020

On her 53rd birthday, Sukanya Verma lists 10 times the world fell in love with La Dixit.

QUIZ: Think you know Bollywood well?

QUIZ: Think you know Bollywood well?

Rediff.com12 May 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to know just how much you know about the movies!

Miss Bollywood's 'Airport Look'?

Miss Bollywood's 'Airport Look'?

Rediff.com11 May 2020

With flight services put on hold and everyone from paparazzi to celebrities staying home, we aren't getting any glimpses of Bollywood vanity. Sukanya Verma collects some airport looks from the movies for your enjoyment.

5 Rishi Kapoor Trademarks

5 Rishi Kapoor Trademarks

Rediff.com9 May 2020

The world will never forget the actor's charm and charisma. Or these five trademark staples that Sukanya Verma lists.

From Saagar to Chandni: More Rishi Magical Melodies

From Saagar to Chandni: More Rishi Magical Melodies

Rediff.com7 May 2020

Sukanya Verma lists Chintu's memorable songs.

25 Beautiful Frames of Dil Se..

25 Beautiful Frames of Dil Se..

Rediff.com7 May 2020

Sukanya Verma feels wonderment for Dil Se's fabulous, flawless frames, and she tells us why.

From Karz to Sargam: More Rishi Musical Magic

From Karz to Sargam: More Rishi Musical Magic

Rediff.com6 May 2020

Sukanya Verma lists many more Rishi Kapoor chartbusters.

Bobby to Amar Akbar Antony: Super Rishi songs

Bobby to Amar Akbar Antony: Super Rishi songs

Rediff.com5 May 2020

Sukanya Verma salutes most beloved Rishi Kapoor melodies.

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