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'Natkhat' in Oscars race: Vidya Balan shares snippet from movie

05 Feb 2021

'Natkhat' in Oscars race: Vidya Balan shares snippet from movie

Bollywood actor Vidya Balan's short film Natkhat has entered the race for Oscars 2021 in the Best Short Film category.

Sanya Malhotra's next 'Pagglait' to stream on Netflix

30 Jan 2021

Sanya Malhotra's next 'Pagglait' to stream on Netflix

Like many Bollywood projects nowadays, rising star Sanya Malhotra's next film, Pagglait, has also been given a digital release.

Rhea Chakraborty should get a fair trial, says Rumi Jaffery

08 Jan 2021

Rhea Chakraborty should get a fair trial, says Rumi Jaffery

Actor Rhea Chakraborty had a tumultuous last year after the tragic death of her boyfriend, fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

'The Dirty Picture' actor Arya Banerjee, 33, found dead

12 Dec 2020

'The Dirty Picture' actor Arya Banerjee, 33, found dead

Actor Arya Banerjee, who had worked in Vidya Balan-starrer blockbuster The Dirty Picture, was found dead in her apartment on Friday.

Actor Shiv Kumar Verma suffering from COPD; CINTAA seeks help

03 Dec 2020

Actor Shiv Kumar Verma suffering from COPD; CINTAA seeks help

Veteran actor Shiv Kumar Verma, who has also worked in many movies including Halla Bol, is suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and has been hospitalized.

Human spirit drama 'Shameless' defeats Vidya Balan's 'Natkhat', enters Oscars

29 Nov 2020

Human spirit drama 'Shameless' defeats Vidya Balan's 'Natkhat', enters Oscars

Entertainment, during these uncertain times of COVID-19, is clearly being ruled by content.

Vijay Raaz breaks his silence on molestation allegations

13 Nov 2020

Vijay Raaz breaks his silence on molestation allegations

Actor Vijay Raaz, who was recently arrested for allegedly molesting a female crew member on the sets of Vidya Balan-starrer Sherni, has broken his silence over the allegations.

Actor Vijay Raaz gets bail after arrest in molestation case

03 Nov 2020

Actor Vijay Raaz gets bail after arrest in molestation case

Bollywood actor Vijay Raaz has been granted bail shortly after he was reported to have been arrested in a molestation case.

Halloween 2020: Here are some Bollywood-inspired spooky costume ideas

27 Oct 2020

Halloween 2020: Here are some Bollywood-inspired spooky costume ideas

The year 2020 is a horror story in itself. To be honest, the ongoing pandemic sometimes feels like a real-life zombie apocalypse.

Noted fashion designer Sharbari Datta found dead at Kolkata home

18 Sep 2020

Noted fashion designer Sharbari Datta found dead at Kolkata home

Eminent fashion designer Sharbari Datta was found dead inside a washroom at her residence late on Thursday night in Kolkata. She was 63.

'Shakuntala Devi' review: Vidya Balan couldn't save this unmoving biopic

01 Aug 2020

'Shakuntala Devi' review: Vidya Balan couldn't save this unmoving biopic

They say good biopics are a rarity in Bollywood, and clearly writer/director Anu Menon is not looking to disrupt that notion.

'Shakuntala Devi' trailer: Vidya Balan steals attention with spunky role

15 Jul 2020

'Shakuntala Devi' trailer: Vidya Balan steals attention with spunky role

The official trailer of Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi has arrived and it looks promising.

Abhishek Bachchan's 'Breathe' season 2 to release this July

12 Jun 2020

Abhishek Bachchan's 'Breathe' season 2 to release this July

Abhishek Bachchan is all set to make his entry into the digital space.

Parineeti Chopra feels digital releases are a compromise

12 Jun 2020

Parineeti Chopra feels digital releases are a compromise

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic shuttered theaters across the country, whether producers should wait for dust to settle or go for a direct digital release has remained a burning question.

Janhvi Kapoor's 'Gunjan Saxena' to release directly on Netflix

09 Jun 2020

Janhvi Kapoor's 'Gunjan Saxena' to release directly on Netflix

After Gulabo Sitabo and Shakuntala Devi, Janhvi Kapoor-starrerGunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl has become the latest Bollywood movie to release directly on an OTT platform, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 and films: How the pandemic is changing cinema

04 Jun 2020

COVID-19 and films: How the pandemic is changing cinema

They say films are a reflection of the society.

'Ponmagal Vandhal' leaked online before its premiere on Amazon Prime

29 May 2020

'Ponmagal Vandhal' leaked online before its premiere on Amazon Prime

Jyothika-starrer highly-anticipated Tamil movie Ponmagal Vandhal faced a huge trouble as it was leaked online even before its premiere on an OTT platform.

These 7 new movies will soon release on Prime Video

17 May 2020

These 7 new movies will soon release on Prime Video

Someone's fortune is another's misfortune.

Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

16 May 2020

Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi is all set to release on Amazon's streaming arm Prime Video.

Why are film producers and theaters at loggerheads?

15 May 2020

Why are film producers and theaters at loggerheads?

The film business, much like the entire world right now, is a hullabaloo of uncertainty and anxiety.

'Hum Paanch' is returning, but Ashok Saraf had no clue

10 Apr 2020

'Hum Paanch' is returning, but Ashok Saraf had no clue

After the return of classic shows like Ramayan and Shaktimaan, another much-loved family show from the good ol' 90s Hum Paanch is coming back on the small screen.

Five famous fashion designers of India

11 Mar 2020

Five famous fashion designers of India

India is blessed with immensely talented designers who render exemplary designs to our fashion circuit.

Dabboo Ratnani's 2020 calendar is out. Take a look

19 Feb 2020

Dabboo Ratnani's 2020 calendar is out. Take a look

Bollywood's go-to star photographer Dabboo Ratnani has released his 2020 calendar.

Filmfare Awards 2020: 'Gully Boy' wins big; Alia, Ranveer felicitated

15 Feb 2020

Filmfare Awards 2020: 'Gully Boy' wins big; Alia, Ranveer felicitated

The 65th Filmfare Awards took place on Saturday in Assam's Guwahati and the night ended on a high note for Gully Boy.

Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

03 Feb 2020

Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

The nominations for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020 are out.

Deepika rejects Pradeep Sarkar's film; Aishwarya to be roped in?

18 Jan 2020

Deepika rejects Pradeep Sarkar's film; Aishwarya to be roped in?

Deepika Padukone has reportedly turned down an offer from Pradeep Sarkar to portray renowned Bengali courtesan-turned-actress Binodini Dasi in an upcoming Bollywood film.

Jeff Bezos calls SRK 'humble'; Khan's response cracks him up

18 Jan 2020

Jeff Bezos calls SRK 'humble'; Khan's response cracks him up

If you've been looking for a lesson in acceptance and self-deprecating humor, learn it from Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

#ThatWas2019: Five biggest Bollywood hits of this year

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: Five biggest Bollywood hits of this year

Bringing to us one of the most controversial movies of recent times, a disappointing Oscars entry, many shoddy biopics, and some silent gems, 2019 was a mixed bag, as far as Bollywood is concerned.

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.

SRK and Abhishek Bachchan unite for 'Bob Biswas' origin story

25 Nov 2019

SRK and Abhishek Bachchan unite for 'Bob Biswas' origin story

There are many reasons that made the 2012 Sujoy Ghosh thriller Kahaani the phenomenon that it became. One reason was the iconic character of Bob Biswas, a regular-looking LIC agent who moonlighted as a cold-blooded contract killer.

Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION

04 Oct 2019

Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION

An FIR has been registered against celebrities, including filmmakers Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen, and historian Ramachandra Guha, who wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising incidents of mob lynching.

Five films collectively earn record Rs. 700cr in one month

29 Sep 2019

Five films collectively earn record Rs. 700cr in one month

The last month has been marvelous for Bollywood as five new releases brought in massive crowds to theaters, raking in a record Rs. 700 crore collectively.

Shooting for 'Shakuntala Devi biopic' begins, first teaser poster unveiled

16 Sep 2019

Shooting for 'Shakuntala Devi biopic' begins, first teaser poster unveiled

After tasting magnificent success with Mission Mangal, Vidya Balan has now begun shooting for her next, Shakuntala Devi - Human Computer.

Vidya reveals why she agreed to do Shakuntala Devi's biopic

24 Aug 2019

Vidya reveals why she agreed to do Shakuntala Devi's biopic

Vidya Balan, who is riding high on the success of her recent release Mission Mangal, has begun preparing for her next, a biopic on maths wizard Shakuntala Devi.

Desi Boyz clash: Akshay's 'Mission Mangal' beats John's 'Batla House'

16 Aug 2019

Desi Boyz clash: Akshay's 'Mission Mangal' beats John's 'Batla House'

Akshay Kumar's Mission Mangal, which was released yesterday, witnessed a great start at the box office.

Vidya Balan reveals why Indira Gandhi's web-series is facing delay

14 Aug 2019

Vidya Balan reveals why Indira Gandhi's web-series is facing delay

Last year, Vidya Balan was roped in for an upcoming web series, to be produced by Ronnie Screwvala, where she was to portray the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Akshay, team of women scientists shine in 'Mission Mangal' trailer

18 Jul 2019

Akshay, team of women scientists shine in 'Mission Mangal' trailer

After dropping an impressive teaser of Mission Mangal, the makers have finally unveiled the much-awaited trailer of the space drama.

After 'Dostana 2,' Kartik Aaryan bags 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2'

02 Jul 2019

After 'Dostana 2,' Kartik Aaryan bags 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2'

It's raining sequels for Kartik Aaryan.

Weird habits of our Bollywood stars you don't know about

20 Jun 2019

Weird habits of our Bollywood stars you don't know about

We often conceal our strange habits and the original "us" in real lives, because our big worry is what would people think if we reveal this side of ours.

Vidya Balan announces her next, a web-series on Indira Gandhi

10 Apr 2019

Vidya Balan announces her next, a web-series on Indira Gandhi

Vidya Balan, who was last seen in Telugu movies, N.T.R: Kathanayakudu and N.T.R: Mahanayakudu, has now announced her next project.