Choreographers · Swansong

Power and behold: The dancing legacy of Saroj Khan

Sarojji, you were a legend and one of a kind. A heartfelt salute for countless moments of cinematic joy and moves, for making a mark as a female choreographer in Hindi cinema - despite the odds stacked against you. Saroj Khan's life and 60 plus years of career were defined by her natural talent and… Continue reading Power and behold: The dancing legacy of Saroj Khan

Actors · Swansong

Goodbye Sridevi

I will miss you, Sridevi. Thank you kindly for all those deeply satisfying, funny, sad, happy, magic moments on screen. All fire, epitome of grace she was an acting institution. The actress did all kinds of cinema with superb conviction - commercial, B-grade, A-grade, critical in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada languages. From thunder… Continue reading Goodbye Sridevi

Actors · Swansong

Goodbye Shashi Kapoor This is how I shall always remember Shashi Kapoor. Him riding a bike in Kala Patthar, carefree and full of life, singing: Ik raasta hai zindagi, Jo tham gaye to kuchh nahi, Yeh kadam kisi muqaam pe, Jo jam gaye to kuch nahin... Every time I watch this song, my heart does triple somersaults.… Continue reading Goodbye Shashi Kapoor

Actors · Swansong

Goodbye Vinod Khanna

  He was the sexy sanyasi with a swagger. With that unforgettable cleft chin, those delicious good looks, solid screen presence and earnest acting, movie punters of yore were convinced that Vinod Khanna was Amitabh Bachchan's only real competition. Khanna himself was pragmatic about it and didn't think much of that analogy. He was at… Continue reading Goodbye Vinod Khanna