Nepotism

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Swara, Taapsee react to Kangana's 'B-grade actors' comment

20 Jul 2020

Swara, Taapsee react to Kangana's 'B-grade actors' comment

Not unusually so, actor Kangana Ranaut recently called out the film industry's rampant nepotism, favoritism, and hypocrisy in light of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death.

Find me better actors than Ranbir, Alia: Balki on nepotism

17 Jul 2020

Find me better actors than Ranbir, Alia: Balki on nepotism

The debate around nepotism in the film fraternity remains fueled ever since actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise last month.

Nepometer: Rate movies based on nepotism and call Bollywood out!

11 Jul 2020

Nepometer: Rate movies based on nepotism and call Bollywood out!

Even if you ignore the bad acting, shoddy scripts and mind-numbing music, Bollywood still does not fail to disappoint you.

KJo, SRK convinced director to replace an actor with Alia?

10 Jul 2020

KJo, SRK convinced director to replace an actor with Alia?

Alia Bhatt, who has been at the receiving end of criticism due to the ongoing nepotism debate in the film industry, has landed into another controversy.

"Wasn't he crying?" Karan Johar trolled for attending Neetu's birthday

09 Jul 2020

"Wasn't he crying?" Karan Johar trolled for attending Neetu's birthday

Karan Johar has come under the scanner, once again.

Telugu producers launch platform to offer opportunities to 'outsiders'

08 Jul 2020

Telugu producers launch platform to offer opportunities to 'outsiders'

In the aftermath of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise, pertinent issues of nepotism and favoritism have once taken precedence in various film industries across the country.

Good actors often don't get opportunities, says Saif Ali Khan

22 Jun 2020

Good actors often don't get opportunities, says Saif Ali Khan

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise has re-ignited pertinent debates and discussions around nepotism and favoritism in the film industry.

Saif Ali Khan slams Bollywood's hypocrisy after Sushant Rajput's death

16 Jun 2020

Saif Ali Khan slams Bollywood's hypocrisy after Sushant Rajput's death

Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death has triggered emotional reactions from many in the film fraternity, with some blaming the industry itself for the unfortunate loss.

Sonam explains the definition of nepotism, gets it wrong herself

14 Sep 2019

Sonam explains the definition of nepotism, gets it wrong herself

Ever since Kangana Ranaut called Karan Johar the flag-bearer of nepotism on his chat show, the entire industry has been beaming with opinions on the subject.

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot blames Sachin Pilot for his son's defeat

04 Jun 2019

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot blames Sachin Pilot for his son's defeat

They say, success has many fathers but failure is an orphan. The same holds true for the Rajasthan unit of Congress.

Kangana takes jibe at KJo, Roshans; claims she felt suffocated

15 Jan 2019

Kangana takes jibe at KJo, Roshans; claims she felt suffocated

After a banal 2018, Kangana Ranaut is all set to take over 2019 with her much-awaited movie Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi.

SRK opens up on son Aryan's debut with Karan Johar

17 Dec 2018

SRK opens up on son Aryan's debut with Karan Johar

The big nepotism debate in Bollywood hasn't died and fortunately, star kids (looking at you Sara Ali Khan) are talking about their privilege.

Nepotism debate: Ekta Kapoor says outsiders should be given chance

10 Aug 2018

Nepotism debate: Ekta Kapoor says outsiders should be given chance

Producer Ekta Kapoor has become the latest celebrity to join the nepotism debate, saying not only star kids but outsiders should also be a given a chance in the industry.

Actors are judged instantly; should take criticism positively: Vivek Oberoi

19 Jun 2018

Actors are judged instantly; should take criticism positively: Vivek Oberoi

Vivek Oberoi is no stranger to successes and failures and the actor said that in a world where a person is judged instantly, he tries to take criticism positively.

Star-kids I launch should go beyond their name: Karan Johar

11 Jun 2018

Star-kids I launch should go beyond their name: Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar says whenever he is launching a star kid, his thought is to make them go beyond their name and make their own identity.

Sonam, Harsh selected for their talent, not nepotism: Anil Kapoor

01 Jun 2018

Sonam, Harsh selected for their talent, not nepotism: Anil Kapoor

Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor says he is happy with the way his children Sonam and Harshvardhan are taking their career forward and that they were selected because of their talent, not because they were his children

Kareena Kapoor believes that Bollywood is nepotism free

11 Mar 2018

Kareena Kapoor believes that Bollywood is nepotism free

Sharing her viewpoint on the infamous nepotism debate, Kareena Kapoor Khan has said that the practice is not prevalent in Bollywood.

After Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor is accused of nepotism

11 Jan 2018

After Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor is accused of nepotism

Thanks to Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar has often faced the heat for being nepotistic. Now it seems that the focus has shifted from him to his producer friend, Ekta Kapoor.

Controversial selection of Pappu Yadav's son in Delhi T20 squad

09 Jan 2018

Controversial selection of Pappu Yadav's son in Delhi T20 squad

Politician Pappu Yadav's son Sarthak Ranjan has been selected in Delhi's T20 squad for the Syed Mushtaq Ali inter-state T20 competition without having played any competitive cricket this season.

Karan is open to welcoming Kangana again on his talk-show

07 Jan 2018

Karan is open to welcoming Kangana again on his talk-show

Karan Johar had a rather disappointing experience when he invited Kangana Ranaut to his talk show 'Koffee With Karan' for the first time.

Is Ishaan Khattar bearing the brunt of being Shahid's brother?

22 Nov 2017

Is Ishaan Khattar bearing the brunt of being Shahid's brother?

Rajesh Khattar and Neelima Azeem's son Ishaan Khattar forayed into the film industry with renowned Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi's big project 'Beyond The Clouds'.

Abolish sex-based segregation, remove 'nepotism': UCG panel's recommendation for AMU

19 Nov 2017

Abolish sex-based segregation, remove 'nepotism': UCG panel's recommendation for AMU

The recommendations of a UGC-appointed panel regarding changes needed in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have been made public: among its many suggestions are abolishing separate colleges for males and females, removing "nepotistic" quotas and changing the way its VC is appointed.

Check out Janhvi Kapoor, Ishan Khattar in new film poster!

15 Nov 2017

Check out Janhvi Kapoor, Ishan Khattar in new film poster!

Sticking to his word, Karan Johar on Wednesday tweeted the first look of Janhvi Kapoor and Ishan Khattar's upcoming film, 'Dhadak'.

Bollywood's nepotism debate: What exactly is the reality?

22 Jul 2017

Bollywood's nepotism debate: What exactly is the reality?

You must have been hearing about Bollywood's hot topic of debate right now: nepotism. So Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan and Saif Ali Khan made jokes on Kangana Ranaut's stand that nepotism exists in Bollywood.