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'Super 30' review: Too much drama, abrupt plot, lukewarm performance

11 Jul 2019

'Super 30' review: Too much drama, abrupt plot, lukewarm performance

When you are obsessed with something, you are bound to swing towards extremes.

Did you know Parineeti was the first choice for 'Piku'

19 Jun 2019

Did you know Parineeti was the first choice for 'Piku'

We often see stars juggling from one movie to another, and sometimes being replaced even when the groundwork of the movies is laid.

#SainaNehwalBiopic: How do you do this, Parineeti asks Saina

18 Jun 2019

#SainaNehwalBiopic: How do you do this, Parineeti asks Saina

Parineeti Chopra is indeed training hard for ace shuttler Saina Nehwal's biopic.

EC directs Eros Now to take down web-series on Modi

20 Apr 2019

EC directs Eros Now to take down web-series on Modi

Citing the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission today directed Eros Now to immediately take down a web series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all related contents till further orders.

EC awaiting BJP's reply to Oppn's plea against PM-biopic release

02 Apr 2019

EC awaiting BJP's reply to Oppn's plea against PM-biopic release

Before taking a call on whether to allow the release of a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Election Commission is awaiting the BJP's reply to an opposition parties' plea to prevent its screening amid the ongoing poll process.

First poster of 'Shakeela' released, featuring a feisty Richa Chadha

20 Nov 2018

First poster of 'Shakeela' released, featuring a feisty Richa Chadha

The makers of Richa Chadha-starrer 'Shakeela' have released a bold and feisty first look of the film.

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

14 Nov 2018

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

Director Anand Kumar, best known for Sanjay Dutt-Vivek Oberoi starrer 'Zila Ghaziabad', is working on ex-football captain of India, Bhaichung Bhutia's biopic.

Adult film-star Shakeela to make a cameo in her biopic

30 Oct 2018

Adult film-star Shakeela to make a cameo in her biopic

South adult film star Shakeela will be seen in a cameo in her biopic.

#SainaNehwalBiopic: Can relate to her journey, says Shraddha Kapoor

29 Sep 2018

#SainaNehwalBiopic: Can relate to her journey, says Shraddha Kapoor

With the first look of Shraddha Kapoor as badminton champion Saina Nehwal out, the actor says the ace shuttler's journey mirrors her own.

Two-movie-old Harshvardhan won't 'compromise on reality in cinema'

20 Aug 2018

Two-movie-old Harshvardhan won't 'compromise on reality in cinema'

Two-film-old Harshvardhan Kapoor says he believes in ensuring his work mirrors "authenticity" and it's something that he'll never compromise on.

Biopic on Jayalalithaa to be launched on this date

16 Aug 2018

Biopic on Jayalalithaa to be launched on this date

The trend of biopics continues to be on the rise and next real-life personality to be immortalized on screen is former Tamil Nadu CM, J Jayalalithaa.

Always wanted to do film that brings national pride: Ranveer

12 Aug 2018

Always wanted to do film that brings national pride: Ranveer

Ranveer Singh is all set to bring on celluloid the story of India's first Cricket World Cup victory through the movie ''83' and says he always wanted to be part of a film with national pride as its theme.

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

04 Aug 2018

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

Sania Mirza is a familiar name across Indian households for her tennis performances, and now we're going to get a film on her life.

After leaving, Akshay is confident he's best suited for 'Mogul'

02 Aug 2018

After leaving, Akshay is confident he's best suited for 'Mogul'

Akshay Kumar, who's on a biopic roll with his film 'Gold' releasing soon, believes that no one is better suited than him to play the part of Gulshan Kumar in 'Mogul', his biopic.

After 'Sanju', Ranbir Kapoor might star in 'Mogul'

31 Jul 2018

After 'Sanju', Ranbir Kapoor might star in 'Mogul'

The Gulshan Kumar biopic 'Mogul' was floundering after Akshay Kumar's exit over creative differences regarding the script.

Sushant Singh to play Chanakya, Kalam in 12-episode series biopic

31 Jul 2018

Sushant Singh to play Chanakya, Kalam in 12-episode series biopic

Sushant Singh Rajput is set to essay 12 real-life characters, including political strategist Chanakya, poet Rabindranath Tagore, and former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, in a 12-episode series biopic.

I would love to do Mithali Raj's biopic: Taapsee Pannu

30 Jul 2018

I would love to do Mithali Raj's biopic: Taapsee Pannu

Actor Taapsee Pannu said she would love to do a biopic on Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj, but believes it is too early to talk about the project.

Biopics should be made on real heroes, not reel-heroes: Akshay

29 Jul 2018

Biopics should be made on real heroes, not reel-heroes: Akshay

Bollywood is witnessing a rising trend of adapting real-life stories for biopics but Akshay Kumar says he would never make a movie on himself.

Biopic on my mother should be called 'Ek-Thi-Smita': Prateik Babbar

28 Jul 2018

Biopic on my mother should be called 'Ek-Thi-Smita': Prateik Babbar

Prateik Babbar would love to have a biopic on his mother Smita Patil and he even has a title in mind. It should be called "Ek Thi Smita".

Richa Chadha plays adult star Shakeela in next, reveals first-look

27 Jul 2018

Richa Chadha plays adult star Shakeela in next, reveals first-look

Taking to Instagram, Richa Chadha shared her first look from her upcoming biopic on the adult star Shakeela.

Aamir Khan agrees to produce Gulshan Kumar biopic with T-Series

27 Jul 2018

Aamir Khan agrees to produce Gulshan Kumar biopic with T-Series

'Mogul', the film on T-Series founder Gulshan Kumar, was in a lurch after Akshay Kumar had left it.

Top 5 much-awaited Bollywood biopics that are yet to release

17 Jul 2018

Top 5 much-awaited Bollywood biopics that are yet to release

From the looks of it, the new mantra to success for any Bollywood filmmaker is to make a biopic.

I may be 'soft-target', but don't consider myself 'victim': Sunny

10 Jul 2018

I may be 'soft-target', but don't consider myself 'victim': Sunny

Sunny Leone says whenever her name is dragged into controversies, she may feel like a "soft target" but doesn't identify as a "victim".

'Karenjit Kaur' unravels Sunny Leone's journey from adult-films to Bollywood

06 Jul 2018

'Karenjit Kaur' unravels Sunny Leone's journey from adult-films to Bollywood

Sunny Leone is all set to bring to the fore her real-life journey through a web-series titled 'Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone', the trailer of which was released yesterday.

Sushant-starrer 'M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story' to have a sequel

04 Jul 2018

Sushant-starrer 'M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story' to have a sequel

Here comes a good news for all Bollywood and cricket enthusiasts. A sequel to the former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's biopic - 'M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story' - is on the cards.

The awe-inspiring real-life story of 'Soorma' Sandeep Singh

01 Jul 2018

The awe-inspiring real-life story of 'Soorma' Sandeep Singh

Diljit Dosanjh starrer 'Soorma' is set to bring to the fore an incredible tale of determination, courage, and perseverance.

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Meet reel-life Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi

28 Jun 2018

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Meet reel-life Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi

Anupam Kher, who plays former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his biopic 'The Accidental Prime Minister', has been introducing the other prominent characters of the film on Twitter.

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

26 Jun 2018

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

Ranbir Kapoor's 'Sanju' is arguably the most eagerly-awaited biopic in recent times. The buzz for the Rajkumar Hirani directorial is unprecedented and a tsunami is expected at the box office on June 29.

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Divya Seth plays Manmohan Singh's wife

21 Jun 2018

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Divya Seth plays Manmohan Singh's wife

The latest addition to the ensemble cast of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's biopic 'The Accidental Prime Minister' is actor Divya Seth Shah.

Sriram Raghavan all set to direct biopic on Arun Khetarpal

18 Jun 2018

Sriram Raghavan all set to direct biopic on Arun Khetarpal

Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan is all set to direct a biopic on the life of Arun Khetarpal, Second Lieutenant of the Indian army and a posthumous recipient of the Param Vir Chakra.

Ekta Kapoor is making a biopic on Sourav Ganguly

21 May 2018

Ekta Kapoor is making a biopic on Sourav Ganguly

After Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Mohammad Azharuddin, a biopic is now being made on the life of ace-cricketer Sourav Ganguly.

Saina Nehwal backs Shraddha Kapoor for her biopic

06 May 2018

Saina Nehwal backs Shraddha Kapoor for her biopic

Shraddha Kapoor has been prepping up for her role in the biopic of Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for a while now.

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Kher's first look as Manmohan Singh

06 Apr 2018

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Kher's first look as Manmohan Singh

Anupam Kher's first look as Dr. Manmohan Singh in the upcoming movie 'The Accidental Prime Minister' has piqued the interest of movie buffs.

Vidya Balan set for Telugu debut with NTR biopic

24 Mar 2018

Vidya Balan set for Telugu debut with NTR biopic

Vidya Balan is all set to enter the Telugu film industry with the biopic on late actor and former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR).

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Aahana Kumra to portray Priyanka Gandhi

18 Mar 2018

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Aahana Kumra to portray Priyanka Gandhi

The starcast of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' is getting bigger by the day. The latest actress to join the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's biopic is Aahana Kumra.

Hansal Mehta wants Vidya Balan to star in Sridevi's biopic

17 Mar 2018

Hansal Mehta wants Vidya Balan to star in Sridevi's biopic

Director Hansal Mehta, who had earlier said that he wanted to do a film with Sridevi and even had an apt script in mind, is now planning to make a film on the life of the late actress, as a tribute.

5 actors who will portray politicians this year

15 Mar 2018

5 actors who will portray politicians this year

The Indian entertainment industry has often refrained from making films and shows on the lives of politicians in order to avoid controversies.

Manmohan Singh's biopic: Akshaye Khanna to play Sanjaya Baru

12 Mar 2018

Manmohan Singh's biopic: Akshaye Khanna to play Sanjaya Baru

Akshaye Khanna has been roped in to play Sanjaya Baru in 'The Accidental Prime Minister', a biopic on former PM Manmohan Singh. Baru was Singh's media adviser.

Shatrughan Sinha to star in PM Narendra Modi's biopic

06 Mar 2018

Shatrughan Sinha to star in PM Narendra Modi's biopic

Till now, we have seen several films based on the lives of some prominent personalities, but none of them were as grand as this.

'I Am Zlatan' to hit the big screens

04 Feb 2018

'I Am Zlatan' to hit the big screens

The legend of Zlatan Ibrahimovic is only going to grow, now that a movie about the Manchester United striker's life is going to hit the silver screens.