Superstar Rajni

Dear Rajni Sir: An open letter to SUPERSTAR, the Phenomenon.

Dear Rajni Sir, Lets just say that I have a dream. Visualizing this dream has always left me reflecting on a truckload of memories and yearning for the vintage ‘Rajinikanth‘. That magical moment, when you opened the gate, as a haggard in rags, seemingly stricken with a terminally ill disease and smoking a beedi, simply refuses to go…

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Govinda-Happy Ending

Go..Go..Go…Govinda

Swarg was the first ever movie with which I took notice of Govinda’s acting skills, though the film was nothing more than a typical family drama. But over the years, this talented actor became an indispensable part of the movies for me as I grew.

Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar: Story without an End

Note- Here is a special article on Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary from well known film critic, writer and director- Khalid Mohamed,exclusively for MAM. The three Ganguly Brothers – of the iconic comedy Chalti ka Naam Gaadi (1958) – were a part of me, many of us I should think, but we never…

Sunday Watch: Follow That Star (Big B Docu Film)

Nasreen Munni Kabir is a reputed writer and documentary filmmaker popular for books on cinema like Guru Dutt: A Life in Cinema and documentaries like Inner and Outer World of  Shah Rukh Khan. However, her 1989 documentary film on Amitabh Bachchan, Follow That Star, is not well known. It is a fine profile of arguably the biggest ever star of…