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Bhawana Somaaya

Bhawana Somaaya
Bhawana Somaaya has been writing about Hindi cinema for over 35 years. She is a film critic, columnist and author of 12 books which includes biographies of Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini. Her books are a point of reference for students studying cinema at Whistling Woods and Manipal University. She has served on Advisory Panel of Censor Board of Film Certificate in India, is Chair Person of TIFF (Tigerland India Film Festival), Madhya Pradesh and on Governing Council FTII, Pune. Somaaya is currently the Entertainment Editor at 927BigFM Radio channel.

FLASHBACK: a perspective on life

As Bhawana Somaaya recounts the events in her life, some fill her heart with gratitude, others well up her eyes...

Hema Malini: As a dancer, I can be on stage for a lifetime

This year, Hema Malini completes 42 years in Hindi films. To the timeless actor, dance is puja, passion...her real-life persona. In this exclusive interview, she discusses the significance of dance in her life

Family First: Amitabh Bachchan

We all know what he is — the finest of the fine actors — but not who he is. Above all the glory, fame, legendary status, Amitabh Bachchan is a staunch family man, who loves his family members unconditionally and passionately, standing tall by them at every moment of their lives and stopping at nothing to protect them. proving that even in matters of the home and heart, he is a touch stone