Year founded 1951
Based in Mumbai
Company The Indian Express
Screen is a leading weekly film magazine, published in India. Established in 1951, it is owned by The Indian Express publishing group. The content focuses on India's Hindi film industry, a.k.a. Bollywood, located mainly in Mumbai. It also has an e-magazine version.
Screen was first published on 26 September 1951 with Manorama Katju as its managing editor. She was succeeded in 1959 by S.S. Pillai who died in office in 1977. The magazines was started by the Indian Express newspaper group.
B. K. Karanjia who was previously editor of Filmfare, stayed Screen editor for 10 years. Udaya Tara Nayar, rose the ranks within Screen Magazine and became the editor between 1988-1996 and 1998-2000. Veteran film journalist, Bhawana Somaaya was the editor of the magazine (2000-2007). In 2007 she was replaced by Ex- Society Magazine and HT Style/Saturday editor Priyanka Sinha Jha who remains the editor till date.
Screen organizes and sponsors the Screen Awards for movies in Hindi cinema, established in 1995. It also sponsors Screen Gold Medal for excellence in direction at the Film and Television Institute, established in 1967.