Zoya Akhtar: News

17 Jan 2024

Happy Birthday

Javed Akhtar's birthday: Lesser-known tidbits about the ace lyricist, writer

Renowned poet, lyricist, and screenwriter Javed Akhtar is an eminent figure who doesn't need any introduction.

09 Jan 2024

Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar turns 50; Shabana Azmi pens heartwarming note

Farhan Akhtar, the complete package of Bollywood turned 50 on Tuesday and celebrated it with family and close friends.

28 Dec 2023

OTT releases

OTT: 'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan' trending at No.1 on Netflix

Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti's Tiger Baby Films is known for producing relatable contemporary content.

26 Dec 2023

Movie Review

'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan' review: Relatable tale of modern-day relationships

Netflix has dropped its latest Hindi film, Kho Gaye Hum Kahan, a modern take on friendship, relationships, the digital world's adversities, and more.

26 Dec 2023

OTT releases

OTT: 'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan' is now streaming

Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti's Tiger Baby Films is known for producing contemporary dramas with relatable content on human instincts.

24 Dec 2023

Suhana Khan

How similar are SRK, Suhana Khan? Delnaaz Irani reveals

Who can forget Naina's lovable, kind best friend, Sweetu, from Kal Ho Naa Ho?

22 Dec 2023


Explainer: Exploring the genre of road trip films with examples

Oh, the elation that courses through us on road trips when we're drenched in nostalgia from head to toe!

10 Dec 2023


'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan' trailer: Ananya-Siddhant-Adarsh promise complicated friendship tale

The makers of Kho Gaye Hum Kahan, starring Siddhant Chaturvedi, Adarsh Gourav, and Ananya Panday, finally unveiled its trailer on Sunday.

08 Dec 2023

OTT releases

'The Archies,' 'Kadak Singh': OTT releases to watch this weekend

As the festive season unfolds, the digital world brings a sleigh full of entertainment with the latest OTT releases to watch on the second weekend of December.

07 Dec 2023

Movie Review

'The Archies' review: Come, relive your childhood with Archie's gang

The much-awaited movie The Archies is now available for streaming! An Indian adaptation of Archie Comics, the film marks the debut of not one but at least six newcomers in the industry.

07 Dec 2023

Bollywood Life

'The Archies': Amitabh Bachchan wishes Agastya Nanda, the Gen-Z way

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, recently took to Instagram to express his heartfelt support for his grandson, Agastya Nanda, who is making his acting debut in The Archies.

06 Dec 2023

Bollywood Life

'Met the King': Vir Das on meeting Shah Rukh Khan

Zoya Akhtar is returning with a full feature film after more than four years and The Archies had its grand premiere on Tuesday. The star-studded event was attended by many Bollywood A-listers.

06 Dec 2023

OTT releases

'The Archies' early reviews: Subhash Ghai, Dia, Kajol shower praises 

Zoya Akhtar's latest film, The Archies, garnered a standing ovation at a star-studded special screening on Tuesday.

04 Dec 2023

OTT releases

SRK reacts as Suhana Khan complains about choreographer Ganesh Hegde

Suhana Khan, the daughter of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is gearing up for her debut in Zoya Akhtar's The Archies.

04 Dec 2023

The Archies

'The Archies': Meet the characters of  Zoya Akhtar's upcoming film

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar has reimagined the classic Archie Comics in Riverdale, India in her upcoming Netflix film The Archies.

27 Nov 2023

Upcoming Movies

'The Archies' cast: Who are Mihir, Aditi, Vedang, Yuvraj

Zoya Akhtar's young adult Netflix film The Archies is riding on solid buzz due to the debuts of three starkids: Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor, and Agastya Nanda.

25 Nov 2023

The Archies

'The Archies' takes 'special flight to Riverdale'; partners with Vistara

With less than two weeks left for its release, the team of The Archies has swung into city tours to promote their film.

23 Nov 2023


Agastya Nanda turns 23; Suhana Khan wishes him

Suhana Khan recently celebrated the 23rd birthday of her The Archies co-star Agastya Nanda.

21 Nov 2023

OTT releases

'The Archies': Arijit Singh's melodious ballad 'In Raahon Mein' released

The Archies is set to take over the Indian OTT space on December 7. The Zoya Akhtar directorial will be an Indian adaptation of the iconic comics and now the makers have unveiled a new song titled In Raahon Mein.

16 Nov 2023

OTT releases

'The Archies': Zoya Akhtar justifies casting star kids Suhana-Khushi-Agastya

Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti are gearing up for the release of the highly anticipated Indian adaptation of The Archies for Netflix, featuring seven fresh faces in the film industry.

09 Nov 2023

Karan Johar

Karan Johar celebrates Zoya Akhtar's 'paramount conviction,' praises 'The Archies'

The trailer of Zoya Akhtar's upcoming directorial The Archies was released on Thursday and received support from the members of the industry.

09 Nov 2023

OTT releases

'The Archies' trailer: Promising adaptation infused with nostalgia

Indian cinephiles were eagerly waiting for Zoya Akhtar's return to direct a full-fledged feature film and she promises another visual delight with her next.

02 Nov 2023

OTT releases

Suhana-Khushi shine in 'The Archies's 'Va Va Voom' music video

Zoya Akhtar is known for her distinct character treatment and she is gearing up for the release of The Archies. The Indian adaptation marks the debut of several star kids including Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor, and Agastya Nanda.

29 Aug 2023

OTT releases

'The Archies': Suhana Khan-Khushi Kapoor-Agastya Nanda starrer debuts this December

Archie Comics is an emotion for several generations!

20 Aug 2023

Amazon Prime Video

'Pallavi Menke is me': Neeraj Ghaywan on #MadeInHeaven2 controversy

Made in Heaven 2's team courted controversy when Coming Out as Dalit author Yashica Dutt blamed the makers recently for using her life's story in the fifth episode sans credit.

18 Aug 2023

Amazon Prime Video

#MadeInHeaven makers deny Dalit author Yashica Dutt's 'credit stealing' accusations

A few days ago, Coming Out As Dalit author Yashica Dutt called out Made In Heaven makers for using her ideas and presenting a "version of her" without her permission in Season 2, Episode 5.

15 Aug 2023

Made in Heaven

Why Dalit author Yashica Dutt called out #MadeInHeaven2 creators

Coming Out As Dalit author Yashica Dutt has called out Made In Heaven makers for using her ideas without her permission in an episode of the show's recently-released second season.

03 Aug 2023

Made in Heaven

'Made In Heaven': Comprehensive character guide before S02 drops

Following the phenomenal success of Made In Heaven (2019), the highly-anticipated second installment is fast approaching us, scheduled to premiere on August 10.

01 Aug 2023

OTT releases

'Made In Heaven' trailer: S02 is poised, grand yet raw

Made In Heaven is currently the most anticipated Indian web series. The wedding drama is making a comeback with its second season after four long years and fans cannot wait anymore.

30 Jul 2023

Made in Heaven

Radhika Apte to Mrunal Thakur: Bride lineup from #MadeInHeaven2

Fans are eagerly counting down the days for the highly-anticipated second installment of the Amazon Prime Video series, Made In Heaven—set to premiere on August 10.

28 Jul 2023

OTT releases

'Made In Heaven' S02 unveiled with a 'baarat'; details inside

Made In Heaven Season 2 is coming back with a bang!

26 Jul 2023

Sobhita Dhulipala

Ahead of 'Made In Heaven' S02, here's recap of S01 

After a long wait of four years, the second season of the Amazon Prime Video original series Made In Heaven is here!

26 Jul 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Zoya Akhtar's 'Made In Heaven' S02 premiere date out

Made In Heaven is one of the most appreciated Indian web series of all time. Ever since the first season premiered, fans were eagerly waiting for its second season.

06 Jul 2023

OTT releases

'Made In Heaven' S02 is here! Makers unveil new poster

It has been a perfect Thursday for cinephiles, it seems!

23 Jun 2023

OTT releases

Zoya Akhtar reacts as netizens troll Suhana-Khushi starrer 'The Archies' 

Zoya Akhtar is one of the defining directors of this generation and she is known for writing exceptional and layered characters. Her upcoming directorial The Archies is in buzz as it marks the debut of starkids Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor, and Agastya Nanda, among other newcomers.

12 Jun 2023

OTT releases

Zoya Akhtar-Reema Kagti drop new poster for 'The Archies' 

Zoya Akhtar is one of the most adept filmmakers of our times. With every directorial venture, she has broken ground and given us gem after gem.

03 May 2023

OTT releases

Sonakshi Sinha's 'Dahaad' trailer is out; details inside

Sonakshi Sinha-headlined series Dahaad is in the buzz for quite some time. It is set to premiere at Berlin Film Festival and it is being created by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti. The makers have released the trailer and it looks daunting and promising.

30 Apr 2023

NewsBytes Exclusive

#NewsBytesExclsuive: Ankur Verma undergoes rigorous martial arts training for 'Dahaad'

Actor Ankur Verma has already carved a niche for himself in the television industry.

26 Apr 2023

OTT releases

Zoya Akhtar's 'Dahaad' trailer release date out

Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti are one of the best minds in the Indian movie business. Their production house Tiger Baby, along with Excel Entertainment has produced some stellar content over the years, especially on OTT.

20 Apr 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Zoya Akhtar's 'Dahaad' starring Sonakshi Sinha first-look out

Sonakshi Sinha is one of those actors who created a huge buzz during her debut and was a promising actor, especially after Lootera. Eventually, she got lost in full-blown masala commercial films. Now the actor is rebooting and selecting better scripts.

15 Mar 2023

Abhay Deol

Happy birthday, Abhay Deol! Decoding 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara's Kabir

Abhay Deol is one of those actors who has been doing content-oriented cinema for ages. Deol has an enigmatic personality and that is what attracts his fans. Back in 2011, he starred in Zoya Akhtar's ensemble travel film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and that film is etched in our hearts to date.

13 Feb 2023

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Week: 5 unconventional date plans inspired by Bollywood films

Valentine's Day is around the corner, and as everyone is planning innovative, cute surprises for their partners, we thought of helping you to plan the best date on D-Day.

19 Jan 2023


'Chakda 'Xpress' to 'Extraction 2': Netflix unveils 2023 film schedule

'Save the Dates,' that's what they said!

17 Jan 2023

Web Series

'Dahaad' becomes India's 1st series to compete at Berlinale

Making it big on the world stage, Dahaad starring Sonakshi Sinha and Vijay Verma has become the first-ever Indian web series to compete at the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival, 2023.

12 Jun 2022

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Farhan Akhtar's 'Jee Le Zaraa' to be delayed?

It looks like we won't be seeing the three leading ladies of Bollywood hitting the road anytime soon.

14 May 2022


'The Archies': Suhana Khan-Agastya Nanda-Khushi Kapoor starrer's first-look teaser out

Netflix and Tiger Baby have finally shared the first look of their upcoming film, The Archies.

18 Apr 2022

Suhana Khan

'The Archies': Zoya Akhtar begins shoot for comic-inspired film

After a long wait and a lot of speculations, the team for the upcoming movie The Archies has begun production.