Alankrita Shrivastava

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Bollywood is obsessed with being young, says Pooja Bhatt

21 Mar 2021

Bollywood is obsessed with being young, says Pooja Bhatt

Pooja Bhatt thinks Bollywood is obsessed with being young and ageless, and is "terrified of mortality."

'Gunjan Saxena': Inspiring trailer, Janhvi Kapoor not so much

01 Aug 2020

'Gunjan Saxena': Inspiring trailer, Janhvi Kapoor not so much

The trailer of Janhvi Kapoor-starrer biopic Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is out, and it does not look half bad.

What made news in the entertainment world today?

16 Jul 2020

What made news in the entertainment world today?

In perhaps the biggest-ever announcement from Netflix India, the streaming giant on Thursday unveiled a line-up of 17 Indian movies and shows, that will be out in coming months.

Netflix announces 17 new Indian movies, shows: Check list here

16 Jul 2020

Netflix announces 17 new Indian movies, shows: Check list here

After a bit of a wait-and-watch period, Netflix has announced a slew of Indian original movies and shows to be released in the coming months.

Five of the best women-centric Bollywood films (from 2011-19)

28 Dec 2019

Five of the best women-centric Bollywood films (from 2011-19)

In a largely male-dominated society such as ours, women have struggled to raise their voice, not only on the streets, but even in literary and cinematic works.

Netflix announces five new Indian original series

16 Jul 2019

Netflix announces five new Indian original series

On Tuesday, streaming giant Netflix announced five upcoming Indian original series.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amol Parashar on 'Tripling', Chitvan, future projects and more

22 Mar 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amol Parashar on 'Tripling', Chitvan, future projects and more

With the recent explosion of digital media space, many talented actors got a taste of limelight. One such actor is the dazzling Amol Parashar.

#MadeInHeaven unravels the ugly truth underneath big-fat Indian weddings

10 Mar 2019

#MadeInHeaven unravels the ugly truth underneath big-fat Indian weddings

Every middle-class Indian, like this writer, wonders what all really goes into the making of those extravagant, too-good-to-be-true big fat Indian weddings.

Meet Gazal Dhaliwal, the trailblazing transwoman, who wrote 'ELKDTAL'

31 Dec 2018

Meet Gazal Dhaliwal, the trailblazing transwoman, who wrote 'ELKDTAL'

The trailer of Sonam Kapoor's Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga has been breaking the internet for all the right reasons.

#MeToo: Elnaaz Norouzi of 'Sacred Games' accuses 'Namaste England' director

19 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Elnaaz Norouzi of 'Sacred Games' accuses 'Namaste England' director

Bollywood is shaken post-#MeToo as multiple reports are coming out against powerful men who abused their privilege to sexually exploit women.

CBFC can now shame women for their dressing style too!

03 Aug 2017

CBFC can now shame women for their dressing style too!

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has been embroiled in controversies over censor-cuts and certifications in recent times, especially after Pahlaj Nihalani was appointed its Director in 2015.

FCAT directs 'A' certificate for 'Lipstick Under My Burkha'

26 Apr 2017

FCAT directs 'A' certificate for 'Lipstick Under My Burkha'

The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal has directed the Central Board of Film Certification to issue an 'A' (Adult) certificate to 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', which has till now been denied certification.

Controversial 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' heads to Golden Globes

10 Apr 2017

Controversial 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' heads to Golden Globes

Despite a snub by the CBFC, 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' will now be an official entry in the next Golden Globes, likely to be held in January 2018.

Censor Board refuses certification to Prakash Jha's film

23 Feb 2017

Censor Board refuses certification to Prakash Jha's film

'Lipstick under my Burkha', a Prakash Jha production has been denied a certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).