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Giridhar Jha
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Giridhar Jha

The writer is Editor, Outlook-Hindi and a bilingual journalist with over three decades of experience. Also,  a National Award winner for Best Critic on Cinema.

Articles by Giridhar Jha

In Memoriam: Goodbye Lata Mangeshkar

In Memoriam: Goodbye Lata Mangeshkar

Feb 10, 2022 Giridhar Jha ON Lata Mangeshkar

A tribute to the inspiring artiste that was Lata Mangeshkar

An Affair To Remember: Bollywood’s Tryst With Romantic Love

An Affair To Remember: Bollywood’s Tryst With Romantic Love

Jan 12, 2022 Giridhar Jha

Bollywood’s tryst with romantic love has oscillated between the sublime and the ridiculous.

Manish Mundra: Moviemaker Or Messiah?

Manish Mundra: Moviemaker Or Messiah?

Dec 19, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Manish Mundra, in March 2020, was going great guns after collaborating with Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies...

Raveena Tandon: Today's ‘Great' Actresses Are Wary Of Coming Out Of Their Comfort Zones

Raveena Tandon: Today's ‘Great' Actresses Are Wary Of Coming Out Of Their Comfort Zones

Dec 10, 2021 Giridhar Jha

30 years after her big-screen debut in 'Patthar Ke Phool', the Mast-mast girl is reinventing herself to...

Smog Screen: Bihar's Staggering Pollution Levels Are Often Worse Than Delhi’s

Smog Screen: Bihar's Staggering Pollution Levels Are Often Worse Than Delhi’s

Dec 08, 2021 Giridhar Jha

On the latest list of the world’s most polluted cities released by IQAir, Bihar’s Muzaffarpur and Patna...

How And Why An IIM-Ahmedabad Graduate Became ‘MBA Sabziwallah’ In Bihar

How And Why An IIM-Ahmedabad Graduate Became ‘MBA Sabziwallah’ In Bihar

Dec 07, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Kaushlendra's idea of setting up a farmers’ cooperative for creating a supply chain was triggered by the...

How JP Movement Shaped Bihar And India’s Politics

How JP Movement Shaped Bihar And India’s Politics

Nov 24, 2021 Giridhar Jha

The JP movement of the '70s birthed the careers and dynasties of several politicians. Whether the promises it...

Cine-Maa And Pa: How Bollywood Embraced The Adoption Genre

Cine-Maa And Pa: How Bollywood Embraced The Adoption Genre

Nov 17, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Lost in a mela or left in the train? Indian cinema has reprised the same old story in different settings.

Khan Kingdom Under Siege, Aamir, Salman And Shah Rukh Must Reinvent To Hold The Fort

Khan Kingdom Under Siege, Aamir, Salman And Shah Rukh Must Reinvent To Hold The Fort

Nov 14, 2021 Giridhar Jha

After 30 years, the kingdom of Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh Khan under siege in Bollywood.

The Great Indian Dream: How Youngsters Are Creating Wealth With Offbeat Ideas

The Great Indian Dream: How Youngsters Are Creating Wealth With Offbeat Ideas

Nov 10, 2021 Jyotika Sood

An MBA degree is no longer a ticket to a cushy corporate job. For many, the degree is just the beginning of...

Bypoll Results A Big Shot In Nitish Kumar’s Arm; Lalu And Congress Cut A Sorry Figure In Bihar

Bypoll Results A Big Shot In Nitish Kumar’s Arm; Lalu And Congress Cut A Sorry Figure In Bihar

Nov 03, 2021 Giridhar Jha

In Kusheshwar Ashtan, JD-U candidate Aman Kumar Hazari defeated his nearest RJD rival Ganesh Bharti by a...

Bihar Bypolls: JD-U, RJD Set To Share Honours As Congress Cuts A Sorry Figure Again

Bihar Bypolls: JD-U, RJD Set To Share Honours As Congress Cuts A Sorry Figure Again

Nov 02, 2021 Giridhar Jha

JD-U candidate Aman Kumar Hazari has won the Kusheshwar Asthan seat in the by-election by a margin of 12,698...

Lalu Yadav’s Bihar Gambit Gives Poll Ammunition To RJD, Congress, BJP

Lalu Yadav’s Bihar Gambit Gives Poll Ammunition To RJD, Congress, BJP

Oct 27, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Ailing ex-CM Lalu Yadav’s ‘insult’ of Congress leader Bhakta Charan Das turns into a row amid signs of...

A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

Oct 21, 2021 Giridhar Jha

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and...

Big B Owes It To Many A Helping Hand, And Jaya Bachchan Is Just One Of Them!

Big B Owes It To Many A Helping Hand, And Jaya Bachchan Is Just One Of Them!

Oct 11, 2021 Giridhar Jha

A low-down on the men and women who played a key role in making Amitabh Bachchan the Phenomenon that he...

Flashback: An Old-Timer Recalls Sepia-Toned Bollywood, In 70mm

Flashback: An Old-Timer Recalls Sepia-Toned Bollywood, In 70mm

Oct 06, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Oh, to be able to return to the dank, muggy, single-screen theatres in dusty mofussil towns, and to relive...

Bihar's Conundrum: To Drop Or Not To Drop JP Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia From PG Syllabus

Bihar's Conundrum: To Drop Or Not To Drop JP Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia From PG Syllabus

Sep 29, 2021 Giridhar Jha

The removal of Jayaprakash Narayan and Ram Manohar Lohia’s works from the syllabi of a Bihar university...

Cycle Of Life: Nitish Kumar Shows How To Win Over Women And Win Elections

Cycle Of Life: Nitish Kumar Shows How To Win Over Women And Win Elections

Sep 22, 2021 Giridhar Jha

The humble bicycle has become the abiding image of Bihar CM’s efforts to give women the power to carve...

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Sep 09, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Lalu and Paswan had forged an alliance against the NDA led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ahead of the 2010...

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Sep 09, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Lok Janskahti Party’s embattled leader Chirag and RJD scion Tejashwi have declined to attach political...