As Upadhyay tells the story of Parveen Babi, along the way emerges a picture of Bollywood in its flower-power era, and the misconceptions about mental health that prevented a vulnerable woman from receiving the care she needed.
Three Classic Films by Gulzar: New book serves as an initiation into filmmaker's universe, and his cinematic journey
The recently released Three Classic Films by Gulzar (HarperCollins, 2019) manages to pick up three films — Aandhi, Angoor, and Ijaazat — which on their own might not be at the very top of any ‘best of Gulzar’ lists, but stand out as great singular examples of the legendary artist’s oeuvre and also encapsulate Gulzar’s cinema, in more ways than one.
The genius of this unauthorised biography of Sanjay Dutt lies in in its choice of subject: A headstrong young man born to parents who were the nation's darlings (Nargis and Sunil Dutt) and went tumbling down a hedonistic spiral, collecting (and discarding) lovers, addictions and dangerous acquaintances along the way
Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl is an inside look at the remarkable life of one of our greatest cinema icons