Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicSridevi

Topic: Sridevi

Saroj, the Khan who made Madhuri and Sridevi the dancing queens of Bollywood

Saroj Khan, who died Friday, is called the mother of Indian film choreography for how she changed the game using Kathak and folk elements.

Sadma is an achingly beautiful story about a love that defies labels

Balu Mahendra's Hindi remake of his Tamil classic, Moondram Pirai, was a milestone in his, Sridevi's and Kamal Haasan's careers.

Balu Mahendra, the filmmaker inspired by Pather Panchali, who changed South Indian movies

The Moondram Pirai maker gave South Indian audiences a break from gaudy films with realistic, visually uplifting stories.

5 best songs to remember romantic hero Rishi Kapoor

From Bobby (1973) to Chandni (1989) and beyond, Rishi Kapoor had a knack for doing films with great music. Here's a selection.

Mr India may have been played by Anil Kapoor but Sridevi was the best thing about it

Arguably India’s first superhero movie, Mr India is the result of things not working out as planned — and no one is complaining.

K Balachander, the filmmaker Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan & Sridevi owe their careers to

On his 89th birth anniversary, ThePrint looks back at the life and legacy of K. Balachander, a Padma Shri and Dadasaheb Phalke recipient.

Remembering Sridevi, the outsider who ruled Bollywood

ThePrint looks back at the female superstar who matched Bollywood heroes step for step.

HoaXposed: Anupam Kher tweets a barista’s ‘tribute’ to Sridevi, but video is from 2017

The video has been doing the rounds of the internet for around a year and a coffee chain from South Africa has even claimed...

The many theories news channels came up with on Sridevi’s death

Sridevi's death was untimely and unfortunate. What was worse were the depths  Indian television news channels plumbed. Republic TV The channel featured 'four versions emerging on...

Dubai Police closes case, says Sridevi accidentally drowned after losing consciousness

The Dubai Public Prosecutor's office closed the investigation into Sridevi's death, confirming the forensic report findings that she died of accidental drowning.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.