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Meghnad Desai

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Actor-e-Azam: Meghnad Desai’s Tribute To Dilip Kumar, The King Of Indian Cinema

Actor-e-Azam: Meghnad Desai’s Tribute To Dilip Kumar, The King Of Indian Cinema

Jul 08, 2021 Meghnad Desai ON Dilip Kumar

Doing tragedy so immersively that he needed a shrink, learning the sitar from Ustad Vilayat Khan for six...

K In Filmdom

K In Filmdom

Jun 13, 2011 Meghnad Desai

India talks to itself via Bollywood and Anupama Chopra is there with a sharp ear listening and reporting...

Burra Salaams For A Country Much Loved

Burra Salaams For A Country Much Loved

Nov 03, 2008 Meghnad Desai

A sepia-tinted India slumbers on in many foreigners: seekers, sojourners, job-hunters and those who stayed on

How Steel Flashed

How Steel Flashed

May 26, 2008 Meghnad Desai

The epic corporate battle of Mittal's takeover bid of Arcelor, fought against a backcloth of cultural anxiety

All Those Jaunty Angles

All Those Jaunty Angles

Oct 08, 2007 Meghnad Desai

He purloined hearts as easily as he broke them. Evergreen hero Dev Anand on his life and loves...

Tarted-Up History

Tarted-Up History

Sep 10, 2007 Meghnad Desai

In trying a light-footed hand at some weighty events of our past, Misra's book falls between two stools

The Man Who Would Be King

The Man Who Would Be King

Aug 06, 2007 Meghnad Desai

Cub hunks may be snapping at his heels, but Shahrukh Khan remains the face of Bollywood in the era of...

Pranayama: Evil Breath

Pranayama: Evil Breath

Nov 15, 2004 Meghnad Desai

The villain was meant to be hated, but that is what has come to be loved about him

One Shourie Isn't Enough

One Shourie Isn't Enough

Oct 25, 2004 Meghnad Desai

A sharp, witty excoriation of babudom, but the bite's sting robbed by excessive detail