Articles by Sathya Saran
Jul 20, 2012
Arjun Rampal looked pretty plain: A sister speaksWe know him as Ra.One. Or Mehr Jessia's other half. Or a hugely successful model in his day. But his sister tells us about the other Arjun Rampal - the one who rides wild horses bareback and was pretty plain with a side parting.
Jul 19, 2012
Beyond the songs: His awaaz was Rajesh Khanna's pehchanIt is hard to think of Rajesh Khanna's face without Kishore Kumar's voice. His songs will keep Rajesh Khanna alive. But Sathya Saran will miss the caress of Rajesh Khanna's real voice.
Jun 22, 2012
A wife speaks: My husband, Vishal BhardwajHe is a brilliant director, married to a talented singer. How does a marriage work with two driven partners, both with strong opinions and a shared "crazy streak"?
Jun 01, 2012
Sharmila on Saif: He is not like Tiger at allIn freewheeling and frank interview, Sharmila Tagore talks about her son, Saif Ali Khan's childhood, career, relationship with his father, and Kareena.
May 29, 2012
Bhutan litfest: saved by geographyIt's hard to distinguish one litfest from another these days: the same old panels with the same old authors. But sometimes location can make a magical difference.
May 12, 2012
My brother, Tarun TahilianiTina Tahiliani tells us about the boy who grew up painting ballet tutus and his sister's wardrobe and is now dressing the biggest names in Bollywood
Apr 11, 2012
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and Subhalakshmi: A real love storyShe admired him as an artiste but was not in love with the man. And yet she married him, crossing the barriers of religion. Here's an intimate story of a celebrity marriage.
Mar 31, 2012
Dear iPad, I know my its from it's. Do you?The iPad is pretty nifty but has a little too much of a mind of it's own. That's right, it's its, not it's. And don't even think about trying to write the lyrics of a Hindi song on it.
Mar 19, 2012
Zarine Khan on Hrithik Roshan: I think he's in the wrong professionA mother-in-law speaks about her superstar damaad, the present-day Adonis she fondly remembers as a shy, stuttering boy.
Feb 28, 2012
A daughter speaks: My father, GulzarHe is not just a celebrity but a legend whose name inspires instant respect and awe. But Meghna introduces us to the other Gulzar: the man who had to learn to braid his daughter's hair just right so he could get her to school.