November marks both his birth and death anniversaries… Remembering veteran Prem Nath, who regaled with his onscreen and offscreen antics.
Tragic Tales: On legendary singer Geeta Dutt’s 90th birth anniversary, we revisit her troubled life.
This “Missing Report” series digs deep into the untold stories of such missing stars, and today we are covering Celina Jaitly.
FTII graduate, Rehana Sultan, gave a double dose of erotica in Chetna and Dastak… to become the poster girl of New Wave cinema in the 70s.
Imran Khan’s close friend and actor Akshay Oberoi has claimed that the Delly Belly actor has bid goodbye to his acting career once and for all.
Cast : Rajkummar Rao, Nushrat Bharucha, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub Director: Hansal Mehta 3 stars Review by Rummana Ahmed The film’s first half has a lot of laugh-out-loud moments but the second half feels a little stretched. ‘Chhalang’ has subtle messages but it never gets preachy.
Laxmii is now streaming on Disney+Hotstar Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani Director: Raghava Lawrence Review by Rummana Ahmed 1.5 stars ‘Laxmii’ is the story of a transgender who was rejected by parents and despite, the many challenges manages to become a role model. However, after her brutal death, her ghost wants vengeance. Can Akshay get Laxmii the justice she deserves?
Much like in the new Netflix release Kaali Khuhi, an ominous village well is central to the plot of this underwatched NFDC film about caste and gender oppression.
Sassy, sharp-tongued and shifty – meet Hindi cinema's bad girls that we love to hate.From terrorising the family as a sly aunt, or making the heroine cry as a wicked mother-in-law, these women have invoked feelings of hate and disgust from movie-goers. But these actors were a class above in their skills as well, and over the year, have earned a cult status because of their villainous roles. In this post, we honour their histrionic capabilities.
The trend of getting body parts insured, as I can tell from memory (because I want to give Google a break, and put my brain to work again), started with Jennifer Lopez and her famous posterior. It wasn’t too long before our very desi celebs took their body parts to the insurance agents and got them cover for a huge amount.Here are 10 Indian celebs who have their bodies or a part of it insured against a crazy sum of money.
Bhanu Athaiya's most celebrated and apparent recognition will always be her becoming the first Indian Oscar awardee. But the renowned costume designer, who passed away on Thursday, is also one of the most essential figures of Hindi cinema. An early player in the field, Athaiya diversified the idea of feminine fashion in films with her vision and constant re-imagination thereby creating some of the most iconic costumes in Hindi cinema history. Be it the trendsetting styling of Waqt, Teesri Manzil and Brahmachari, the awe-inspiring designs of Amrapali, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, and Guide or the research-rich authenticity of Ganga Jumna or Lagaan, the sheer scope and versatility of Athaiya’s designs are second to none. With a career spanning from the '50s to the early 2000s, Athaiya contributed to almost every significant film of its time and formed successful collaborations with top filmmakers like Guru Dutt, the Chopra brothers, Vijay Anand among others. In the memory of the legendary designer, we look at some of her most well-known works.
Author of the memoir Parveen Babi – A Life, Karishma Upadhyay, reveals how mental health issues can plague even the most successful.
This “Missing Report” series digs deep into the untold stories of such missing stars, and today we are covering Dino Morea.
Setting to tune the classical poetry of Mirza Ghalib, Mir Taqi Mir and Daagh Dehlvi right upto the works of modern poets like Sudarshan Fakir, Nida Fazli, Gulzar and Javed Akhtar, Jagjit Singh became a genre unto himself.
Cast: Ishan Khatter, Ananya Panday Direction: Maqbool Khan 2.5 stars Review by Rummana Ahmed ‘Khaali Peeli’ means ‘just like that’ so if you have nothing much to do on this long weekend and just want some timepass, you can watch this movie.
It’s Ranbir Kapoor’s birthday and the actor turns 36 today. While the Bollywood heartthrob is infamous for his affairs and relationships, there many facts about Ranbir that are not popularly known.On his birthday, we tell you some facts about him that we bet you didn’t know.
A Mumbai court remanded Kshitij Ravi Prasad, who was earlier hired as an executive producer by a firm of Karan Johar, in the NCB's custody till Oct 3.
Cast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Bhumi Pednekar Direction: Alankrita Shrivastava 3.5 stars Review by Rummana Ahmed Dolly played by Konkona is married and settled in Noida, while Kitty played by Bhumi, is new in town, looking for a job and is temporarily living with her sister. Is Dolly’s life as perfect as it seems? And is Kitty as free as she claims to be? Can the sisters really bond over their dark secrets? Or will their differences drive a wedge in their already strained relationship?
Cast: Aditya Roy Kapur, Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt Direction: Mahesh Bhatt 1 star Review by Rummana Ahmed ‘Sadak 2’ is a revenge saga - Aaarya played by Alia wants to avenge her mother’s death, who she has allegedly been killed by her evil stepmother and a fake Godman. Her boyfriend Vishal played by Aditya also joins her fight but he seems to have his own secrets. Aarya meets Ravi played by Dutt, who has become suicidal after his wife’s death. She gives Ravi a sense of purpose and he gets involved in her quest to get justice and fight evil.