The Man behind the Mahatma

Richard Attenborough: 1923 – 2014. An appreciation. To many Indians, Richard Attenborough, who died on Sunday at the age of 90, was the man who dusted the Mahatma off the pages of history textbooks and made him come alive on screen – if not with warts and all, then certainly with the great soul’s humanity […]

Lights, Camera, Conversation… “For the love of money”

Why does most of our discussion about cinema centre primarily on box-office collections, especially if a big star is involved? As I write this, Bollywood-oriented web sites are screaming that Talaash has finally entered the 100-crore club, though this figure includes revenues from overseas. (The domestic total is a little under Rs. 85 cr.) At […]