Khalid Mohamed

Khalid Mohamed

Khalid Mohamed

Twinkle, twinkle little stars

Hers was perhaps the most exemplary career registered in cinema history: no tantrums, no booze binges, no dangerous liaisons and no paparazzi punch-outs.

The beautiful and the damned

If she had survived the ravages of times, she would have been 82 this year.

Archiving our treasured legacy

And so the centenary year of Indian cinema is done.

Farooque Shaikh, R.I.P.

He could be exhilarating and he could be infuriating, professionally and personally.

Oscars: And the nominees are...

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.

Dancing in the dark

Kajol, who lived on the upscale Altamount Road, had never seen life in the raw.

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.