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'Paatal Lok' review: An engrossing and pertinent crime thriller

18 May 2020

'Paatal Lok' review: An engrossing and pertinent crime thriller

For an audience fed uninspired content for far too long, Paatal Lok comes as a breath of fresh air. Streaming now on Amazon Prime Video, the nine-episode show directed by Sudip Sharma is a commentary on the class divide, the minds of a criminal, and the hero-worshipping nature the society has fallen into.

'Sacred Games', 'Kabir Singh' most popular Netflix releases of 2019

30 Dec 2019

'Sacred Games', 'Kabir Singh' most popular Netflix releases of 2019

The second season of Netflix's first-ever Indian original series Sacred Games, Shahid Kapoor's highly controversial Bollywood drama Kabir Singh and Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Article 15 have emerged as the most popular title releases in India on Netflix during 2019.

'Sacred Games,' 'Lust Stories' get nominated for International Emmy Awards

20 Sep 2019

'Sacred Games,' 'Lust Stories' get nominated for International Emmy Awards

It's a triple treat for Anurag Kashyap as his directed works have got three nominations at the International Emmy Awards.

Anurag Kashyap deletes Twitter account; here's why

11 Aug 2019

Anurag Kashyap deletes Twitter account; here's why

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who is known for voicing his political opinions on Twitter, deleted his account from the micro-blogging site on Saturday.

Did Kubra Sait accidentally reveal Aamir's 'Lal Singh Chaddha' look?

29 Jul 2019

Did Kubra Sait accidentally reveal Aamir's 'Lal Singh Chaddha' look?

Aamir Khan, who will next be seen in Lal Singh Chaddha essaying the role of a Sikh, seems to have started his preparations.

'Sacred Games 2' trailer released, to air on August 15

09 Jul 2019

'Sacred Games 2' trailer released, to air on August 15

Streaming giant Netflix has released the much-awaited trailer of its maiden Indian original series, Sacred Games' second season.

Video: Kubbra Sait mocks 'Kabir Singh' director Sandeep Vanga

08 Jul 2019

Video: Kubbra Sait mocks 'Kabir Singh' director Sandeep Vanga

Ever since the release of his latest film, Kabir Singh, filmmaker Sandeep Vanga has been receiving a lot of flak for his portrayal of issues like toxic masculinity, misogyny, violence.

Zoya Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Anurag Kashyap invited for Oscars panel

03 Jul 2019

Zoya Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Anurag Kashyap invited for Oscars panel

In a step towards making a more inclusive team, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science has invited 842 new members this year from 59 countries across the globe.

'Laal Kaptaan' first look out, Saif impresses as a sadhu

21 May 2019

'Laal Kaptaan' first look out, Saif impresses as a sadhu

The first look of Saif Ali Khan's next, Laal Kaptaan, got released yesterday, and has him sporting the look of a naga sanyasi, with hair tied up in a bun on top, face smeared with ash, and a red teeka on the forehead.

Why did Saif Ali Khan want to return Padma Shri?

15 May 2019

Why did Saif Ali Khan want to return Padma Shri?

Bollywood chhote nawab, actor Saif Ali Khan recently appeared on the chat show, Pinch, hosted by Arbaaz Khan, where he, like every other guest, was given a glimpse of some mean tweets addressed to him.

Netflix, OnePlus launch posters of 'Sacred Games' Season 2

10 May 2019

Netflix, OnePlus launch posters of 'Sacred Games' Season 2

Days after dropping the first teaser of their hit thriller series, Sacred Games, Netflix, in partnership with OnePlus, has revealed the character posters of the show's protagonist, Inspector Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan), and antagonist Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin Siddiqui).

'Sacred Games' Season 2 teaser released. Here's what we know

07 May 2019

'Sacred Games' Season 2 teaser released. Here's what we know

It has been almost a year since Netflix dropped its Indian thriller series Sacred Games, directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap, and we've all been waiting for the second season to come out ever since.

'Criminal Justice': Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi salvage a feeble plot

24 Apr 2019

'Criminal Justice': Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi salvage a feeble plot

If you're looking for an Indian crime-drama to binge, people might direct you to Hotstar's Criminal Justice.

Pankaj Tripathi reveals real reason to do Irrfan's 'Angrezi Medium'

14 Apr 2019

Pankaj Tripathi reveals real reason to do Irrfan's 'Angrezi Medium'

Pankaj Tripathi is the man of the hour. After impressing the audience with his performance in Stree, Gangs of Wasseypur and Sacred Games, he has now been roped in for Angrezi Medium.

Know the best movies, series releasing on Netflix in April

30 Mar 2019

Know the best movies, series releasing on Netflix in April

One can always trust Netflix to keep things exciting. Its schedule for April has already been released and it seems quite interesting.

'Sacred Games' casting director says Season 2 will be mindblowing

10 Feb 2019

'Sacred Games' casting director says Season 2 will be mindblowing

Sacred Games on Netflix made quite the buzz when Season 1 showed the story of the feared gangster Ganesh Gaitonde played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui and the honest cop Sartaj Singh, played by Saif Ali Khan.

Netflix, Hotstar could soon start censoring content in India

17 Jan 2019

Netflix, Hotstar could soon start censoring content in India

Reportedly, Netflix and local rivals Hotstar are planning to adopt self-regulation guidelines for content streamed on their platforms in India in a bid to prevent potential government censorship.

Indian movies and shows to watch if you like 'Mirzapur'

16 Dec 2018

Indian movies and shows to watch if you like 'Mirzapur'

Mirzapur aired on Amazon Prime this November and received acclaim for the nuanced portrayal of gang violence in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.

Abhishek to star in Season 2 of Amazon Prime's 'Breathe'

14 Dec 2018

Abhishek to star in Season 2 of Amazon Prime's 'Breathe'

Amazon Prime is picking up the pace with its Indian content and to that extent, the second season of Breathe is already in production. It will be arriving on the streaming platform soon.

Netflix's 'Midnight's Children' series picks Vishal Bhardwaj as showrunner

28 Nov 2018

Netflix's 'Midnight's Children' series picks Vishal Bhardwaj as showrunner

Netflix is quickly building a strong reputation in international markets.

'Mirzapur' and more: 5-shows you should watch on Amazon Prime

27 Nov 2018

'Mirzapur' and more: 5-shows you should watch on Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime is upping its game to deliver content at par with its chief competitor, Netflix.

#FreeFromCensorship: Netflix contradicts 'The Print' reports, denies censoring content

16 Nov 2018

#FreeFromCensorship: Netflix contradicts 'The Print' reports, denies censoring content

Streaming giant Netflix has denied reports that it is self-regulating its content after a meeting with the Information & Broadcast Ministry.

'Narcos: Mexico' stars Micheal Pena, Diego Luna meet 'Sacred-Games' team

12 Nov 2018

'Narcos: Mexico' stars Micheal Pena, Diego Luna meet 'Sacred-Games' team

It was an iconic off-screen crossover of two of Netflix's popular series when 'Narcos: Mexico' stars Michael Pena and Diego Luna met the full cast of 'Sacred Games' yesterday, including Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, showrunner Vikramaditya Motwane, directors Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan and writer Varun Grover.

#MeToo: Netflix defends working with Kashyap, Motwane for 'Sacred Games'

26 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Netflix defends working with Kashyap, Motwane for 'Sacred Games'

Netflix Chief Content Officer, Ted Sarandos, today defended the company's decision to continue working with Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane and writer Varun Grover for the second season of 'Sacred Games'.

Kashyap, Motwane, and Grover returning for 'Sacred Games' Season-2: Netflix

23 Oct 2018

Kashyap, Motwane, and Grover returning for 'Sacred Games' Season-2: Netflix

Netflix confirmed on Tuesday that the streaming giant will continue its association with Vikramaditya Motwane, Anurag Kashyap, and Varun Grover for 'Sacred Games Season 2'.

#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.

Netflix might lower subscription charges to get more Indian customers

19 Oct 2018

Netflix might lower subscription charges to get more Indian customers

Video-on-demand platform Netflix is planning to experiment with pricing models to boost its presence in India and might even consider lowering subscription plans to rope in more customers.

#MeToo effect: Fate of 'Sacred Games' Season 2 uncertain

11 Oct 2018

#MeToo effect: Fate of 'Sacred Games' Season 2 uncertain

The second season of 'Sacred Games', the Indian Netflix original which garnered widespread applaud, is in jeopardy in the wake of #MeToo movement which led to the dissolution of Phantom Films.

Netflix Original series 'Selection Day' to premiere on December 28

09 Oct 2018

Netflix Original series 'Selection Day' to premiere on December 28

Netflix's India Original Series 'Selection Day' will release worldwide on December 28.

No more 'Fuh se' Phantom: Kashyap, others dissolve production house

06 Oct 2018

No more 'Fuh se' Phantom: Kashyap, others dissolve production house

Phantom Films was one of the leading Indian production houses until recently.

Saif's next is a light-hearted family drama titled 'Jawaani Jaaneman'

03 Oct 2018

Saif's next is a light-hearted family drama titled 'Jawaani Jaaneman'

Saif Ali Khan will next be seen in a light-hearted family drama titled 'Jawaani Jaaneman'.

A part of Manto still lives with me: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

21 Sep 2018

A part of Manto still lives with me: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui says after playing the title role in Saadat Hasan Manto's biopic, a part of the famed short-story writer still lives inside him; a quality he imbibed- not to be judgmental.

'Sacred Games' to return with a second season, confirms Netflix

21 Sep 2018

'Sacred Games' to return with a second season, confirms Netflix

Netflix has officially greenlit the hit series 'Sacred Games' for a second season.

#NewAgeEntertainment: In India, Netflix ramped up faster than anywhere else

31 Aug 2018

#NewAgeEntertainment: In India, Netflix ramped up faster than anywhere else

Streaming service Netflix has ramped up its content in India faster than anywhere else in the world, doubling its catalog since 2016 when it entered the market and working towards higher growth, says a Senior Executive of the company.

Here's why 'Sacred Games' success didn't surprise Radhika Apte

24 Aug 2018

Here's why 'Sacred Games' success didn't surprise Radhika Apte

'Sacred Games', Radhika Apte's second project with Netflix, has quickly attained a cult following and Apte credits the people behind the camera for its success.

Radhika, Manav grace the 'black carpet' at Netflix's 'Ghoul' premiere

22 Aug 2018

Radhika, Manav grace the 'black carpet' at Netflix's 'Ghoul' premiere

Radhika Apte and Manav Kaul, the stars of Netflix's new original 'Ghoul', attended its premiere in Mumbai.

11 years of Chak De! India: Where are the girls?

10 Aug 2017

11 years of Chak De! India: Where are the girls?

It's been 11 years since 'Chak De! India' released. In other words, 11 years of '70 minute', patriotism and Kabir Khan- the hockey coach we all loved.

Alia Bhatt assures fans she'll continue acting after marriage

06 Aug 2018

Alia Bhatt assures fans she'll continue acting after marriage

Alia Bhatt took to Instagram's 'Ask Me Anything' to interact with her 23 million followers.

Pankaj Tripathi joins Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi'

06 Aug 2018

Pankaj Tripathi joins Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi'

Actor Pankaj Tripathi has come onboard for Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi' where he will be seen playing an estate agent from Mathura.

Baahubali's prequel focusing on Sivagami's rise gets Netflix series

02 Aug 2018

Baahubali's prequel focusing on Sivagami's rise gets Netflix series

Fans of 'Baahubali' can revisit the world of Mahishmati in a new Netflix series that will explore the journey of Sivagami in a prequel to the SS Rajamouli's two-part blockbuster.