Balu Mahendru

  • Column: Is the National Award losing its charm? July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Once upon a time the most glamorous, eagerly-awaited and coveted award was Filmfare. It was the oldest, truly defined hi-glitz event that captured the seductive magic of star-power. This was a time way before Facebook and Twitter or the who’s-sleeping-with-who brand of journalism invaded our lives. Stars were...