He may be eccentric and quirky, but you can’t deny how talented Ranveer Singh is. His range of acting can be seen in the kinds of movies he has done over the years.Love him or hate him, you just can’t ignore him. On the eve of his birthday, we take a look at some of his outstanding performances in Hindi films.
As peddlers of nepotism attract flak from audience bodies, many members of the industry, Kangana Ranaut, for example, have voiced out their angst against ‘Nepotism’. Anupam Kher too, took to social media to express his regret for this malpractice the industry is reeling under and insisted that talented youth must not let the unfortunate incident discourage them, and keep reaching Mumbai chasing their Bollywood dreams.
With his off-beat career path, Sushant Singh Rajput did films that earned critical acclaim as well as money. But that wasn’t all that mattered to this young talented actor who passed away today at the age of 34.
Legendary filmmaker Basu Chatterjee known for breezy, slice-of-life films like Rajnigandha (1974), Chhoti Si Baat (1976), Khatta Meetha (1978) and Baton Baton Mein (1979) among others, passed away on Thursday (4 June) in Mumbai. He was 93 and was suffering from age-related illness.Remembering the iconic, middle-cinema maven, we look at his most memorable works.
The Great Indian Family has been Hindi cinema's pet subject right from its early days. The tales of familial duty, drama, and discord have resulted in some of the industry's biggest hits. On the occasion of the International Day of Families, here's a compilation of all sorts of filmi families Bollywood has familiarized us with.
Known to the current generation as a vocal and forthright Twitter personality, Rishi Kapoor has always been considered a fine actor. He died this morning at age 67 after a long battle with cancer.Here are some of his most iconic roles that will always remain in our hearts.
One of India's finest and globally celebrated actors, Irrfan, passed away earlier today at the age of 53. The actor was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2018 and had been struggling with health issues ever since. On Tuesday he was admitted to a Mumbai hospital yesterday due to a colon infection. The news of Irrfan's death has left both the film industry and his fans in shock and mourning. As we grieve the loss of this extraordinary artiste, we look back at his rich career path that bears a testimony of his struggles, triumphs and consistent brilliance over three decades. Salute.
Hollywood star Kate Winslet says she was overwhelmed when an old man in the Himalayas recognised her as Rose from “Titanic” during her trip to India.
Like a goal scored in the dying moments of extra time or a match-winning six off the last ball, cinematic twists provide one with a similar sense of thrill. Here's a look into the most memorable rug-pulls in Bollywood.
Staying indoors and social distancing have become the new way of life. So we whipped up a playlist of Bollywood songs that seem extra relatable at the moment.
When you wake up in the morning to the sound of your alarm after a less than satisfactory night’s sleep, it can be all too tempting to press the snooze button and stay in bed for a few extra minutes.However, doing so can be extremely detrimental for your health, causing both your body and your brain to become confused.
“Manmohan Desai was the genius who had the audacity to tell the audience in the very first frame that he was going to be illogical, make a fool of them and they better enjoy it.” Be it Box Office or enduring value, the propellants of cinema are the hoi polloi, the common people, not the critics: no one symbolized, and underlined, this fact more resoundingly than Manmohan Desai. Throughout his career, critics derided his films as ‘illogical’, ‘formulaic’, ‘corny’ and ‘crass’, but the audience lapped them up gleefully and turned them into massive blockbusters.
As far as filmy formulas are concerned, feuding families opposed to love birds is one of Bollywood's oldest and most minted one. This week's release, Jai Mummy Di is centred around two warring moms whose kids fall in love. We take the opportunity to revisit some of the famous love stories that weathered against family enmity.
As one of the most revered screen idols, Pran's chilling villainy forever associated his name with notoriety. On his 100th birth anniversary, we look back at his most memorable roles.
Rajshri Productions' 'Maine Pyaar Kiya' hits the screens and scorches the Box Office. The newcomers, Salman Khan and Bhagyashree, become nation-wide heart-throbs. The critics laud film and the female lead, but aren’t so kind to Salman. ‘Another flash in the pan like Kumar Gaurav’ is the common refrain.
‘Jawaani Jaaneman’ is a short and sweet comedy that had the potential to be much more. A more thoughtful script and better character development could have really lifted the narrative.
Before you can shout ‘Take my money’, take a look what films are in store and vote to tell us which film do you is worth your time and money.
Kangana Ranaut is in top form in Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s ‘Panga’, as a gifted kabbadi player (Jaya Nigam) who gives up on a promising sports career after motherhood. Happy to be the quintessential middle-class working mom, her heart yearns for the thrill of being on court once again. What initially starts as a joke to pacify her son, soon seems like a daunting, but not impossible, task for Jaya, who was the former captain of the Indian kabbadi team.
This year started off with the release of Deepika Padukone’s much-awaited film, Chhapaak, directed by Meghna Gulzar, which had Padukone take on the rather challenging role of acid victim Malti. The last few years have seen a proliferation of biopics in Bollywood, as filmmakers make a dash to capture the lives of famous personalities on screen. This trend is set to continue in 2020 as well, with a number of biopics lined up.
The massive outpour of both support as well as opposition against the government's new Citizenship Amendment Act brings to mind images from classic films and television series such as Garam Hava, Buniyaad, Tamas and Maachis.