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Sathya Saran
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sathya Saran

The writer was the editor of Femina for over a decade.

Articles by Sathya Saran

Nandita Das' 'India's Got Colour', Balraj Sahni's Biography, And 'Chinese Coffee'

Nandita Das' 'India's Got Colour', Balraj Sahni's Biography, And 'Chinese Coffee'

Sep 22, 2019 Sathya Saran

The video, aimed at the younger generation, as much as at the honchos in the corporate sector, and the beauty...

Kiran Nagarkar: A Quintessential Writer Who Let His Books Speak For Themselves

Kiran Nagarkar: A Quintessential Writer Who Let His Books Speak For Themselves

Sep 06, 2019 Sathya Saran

Kiran Nagarkar was to writing what Basu Chatterjee was to films... he could enter the mind of people and...

Devika Rani and Bali: Words Weave Magic In Two Plays

Devika Rani and Bali: Words Weave Magic In Two Plays

Sep 03, 2019 Sathya Saran

In Devika Rani and Bali, we have two writers looking at text differently, resulting in productions very...

On Charu’s Swing

On Charu’s Swing

Jun 19, 2019 Sathya Saran

Ray was a master of casting. This examines how his characters moved through the narratives.

Let #Notme Break The Clouds

Let #Notme Break The Clouds

May 30, 2018 Sathya Saran

#MeToo may never transform Bollywood—but women who evaded the trap of exploitation and became stars can...

Reeling Under The Spell Of  Star Love

Reeling Under The Spell Of Star Love

Dec 20, 2016 Sathya Saran

Bollywood affairs have always caught the public’s ­imagination. Now, they have also become a marketable...

Man Who Leapt Over Bollywood

Man Who Leapt Over Bollywood

Aug 04, 2016 Sathya Saran

Woven around the many facets of Shashi Kapoor whom most readers would have known only as a star.

Behind Singhji’s Piercing Glare

Behind Singhji’s Piercing Glare

Feb 01, 2016 Sathya Saran

A valuable insight into the technique and work of a consummate artiste

From Bombay, With Love

From Bombay, With Love

Dec 14, 2015 Sathya Saran

Not only in movies, K.A. Abbas lives on through his crisp, limpid prose

Theme Songs Of Our Lives

Theme Songs Of Our Lives

Oct 12, 2015 Sathya Saran

Best to read a chapter, play the song and listen to the tune unfolding. Only then can one understand it...

Sleeve Notes As Tome

Sleeve Notes As Tome

Sep 07, 2015 Sathya Saran

Apart from sporadic stories, there is little that is new.

A Shout From The Gallery

A Shout From The Gallery

May 18, 2015 Sathya Saran

Not easy to read in one sitting but could make a great reference book.

Here We Come, Dorian Gray

Here We Come, Dorian Gray

Mar 16, 2015 Sathya Saran

The best way to use the knowledge this book imparts is to treat it like a supermarket.

Reading The High Sierras

Reading The High Sierras

Jan 19, 2015 Sathya Saran

A deeply felt, personal story of travelling on many levels

A Star In His Own Galaxy

A Star In His Own Galaxy

Dec 01, 2014 Sathya Saran

The first part of the book is pure journalism. The book complete the fragmented picture we had till now

The Man Who Set A Ghazal To A Western Jazzy Tune

The Man Who Set A Ghazal To A Western Jazzy Tune

Oct 01, 2014 Sathya Saran

On S.D. Burman's 108th birthday recalling his magical teaming up and finally splitting with Sahir, and the...

A Fight Minus Dishoom-Dishoom

A Fight Minus Dishoom-Dishoom

Sep 15, 2014 Sathya Saran

Strength of character, not machismo, is what the heroine’s role needs to build on

The Road From County Sligo

The Road From County Sligo

Jul 14, 2014 Sathya Saran

If the early cha­pters are like riding a whirlwind, what follows is like being bec­almed mid sea.

Mirror On A Full Moon

Mirror On A Full Moon

Apr 28, 2014 Sathya Saran

This Q and A book allows Waheeda Rehman to show her personas—as actress, star, Everywoman, luminous beauty

He Held The Night In His Hand

He Held The Night In His Hand

Mar 10, 2014 Sathya Saran

Manwani has crafted a sculpture using the clay of interviews, records, other published material and, of...