Bhawana Somaaya has been a film critic for about 4 decades and is the author of 15 books. She was conferred with Padma Shri on 13th April 2017, Delhi by President Pranab Mukherjee. She is currently the Film Expert with Radio Channel 92.7 BIG FM and shares Bollywood updates every morning. READ MORE

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40
Years of Journalism
15
Author of Books
9
Years of Radio
5000
Columns

On Television

She does Friday review of films on radio and weekly columns for Janmabhoomi Pravasi, The Hans India & the Indian Express North America.

Critical of the unrealistic, stereotypical costumes of the Hindi film heroine, she had taken up a challenge from Shabana Azmi and turned designer. Bhawana Somaaya did five films for Shabana. MORE

On Radio

She is the only journalist today visible in all the mediums – Radio/ Web/ TV and Print. Her eleventh book Mother Maiden Mistress.

Somaaya is currently the Film Expert with Radio Channel 92.7 BIG FM and shares Bollywood updates every morning. She does Friday reviews of radio and has 2 weekly shows – Once upon A Time in Bollywood & Big Talkies. MORE

Gallery

In 1981 joined Movie as Assistant Editor and in 1985 was promoted as Joint Editor. In 2000 joined as Editor Chief Screen, a film weekly of The Indian Express Group. In 2012 was appointed as Editor Chief Block Buster.READ MORE

International Medical Conference

Irfan khan and Karan Johar release Talking Cinema

With Zoya Akthar post Dil Dhadakne Do

Varun Dhavan at a Family Wedding

Catching up with Poet Gulzar

At Crossword with Faran Akthar

Interviewing Rekha

At FICCI frames with Abhishek Bachchan and Vijay Krishna Acharya, Director of Dhoom 3