If you are working in any newspaper or magazine, there’s always a pressure to get the star to talk. This is exactly where the PRs come in.
Sai Paranjpye’s documentary on Pankaj Mullick, Bengal’s legendary music composer, singer and exponent of Rabindra sangeet, made for Doordarshan,no longer exists. And Shyam Benegal isn’t sure whether his TV series Yatra has survived either…
Where our blogger talks about the maturity of Indian mega serials or the lack of it
By Koral Dasgupta The Indian Film Industry for ages has followed a trend. It loves to hashtag people, and it has been doing it even before hashtags and social media came into existence. “Rishi Kapoor’s […]
The cute story on how love blossomed between actors Jishu Sengupta and Nilanjanaa told by the journalist who saw it happening 12 years back
Rani Mukerji makes a special appearance at the Durga Puja organised by her family. More exclusive photos on the blog.
The sexual content of his next film seems to be the only selling point but Randeep Hooda doesn’t mind that at all
Where Anjan Purandare reminisces of two gems of Hindi cinema that met with universal rejection upon release, only to go down as cult classics of farce
He was jailed on charges of murder, extortion and kidnapping. But that didn’t stop him from becoming an actor. Here’s that inspiring story.
Where Anjan Purandare laments about the waning importance given to writers – arguably the most creative and important element of the jigsaw called a feature film
Aamir Khan says that it was a classmate who inspired him to start the show. Who’s that guy? Find out yourself.
The protests against India’s most pre-eminent artist persist, even three years after his death. A painting of Lord Ganesha by him, on show at Mumbai’s J W Marriott Hotel, was removed following complaints
উত্তম কুমার কত রকমের বাবার সম্মুখীন হয়েছেন জানেন? জানেন না? তাহলে এখন অবশ্যই জানেন নিন
Rani Mukerji talks about having kids and reveals a few secrets about husband Aditya Chopra. We are not kidding.
Cineastes chill. Mumbai’s prestigious international film festival, MAMI, which was faced with closure this year, has bounced back to life
Ever wondered about the real reason behind so many Pakistani actors making their Bollywood debut? The truth will shock you.
Khalid Mohamed on the lamentable closure of the 15-year-old MAMI film festival…unless there’s a miracle, coming Monday
Bollywood has turned the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge into a big, fat farce
By Ruchi Mukherjee I had no complaints waiting an extra thirty minutes at the press room for the actress of the Desperate Housewives fame, Eva Longoria, on a Saturday evening at the University […]
Bobby Jasoos was a crashing bore. But Vidya Balan did pay attention to her Hyderabadi dialect. Over to Ms Balan who discusses the importance of bhashagiri
Chaos reigned at the famed Kalighat Temple last Wednesday (August 20, 2014) around 5 pm as Rani Mukerji visited there to pray during the promotional tour of her film, Mardaani. She was mobbed by at least […]
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Khalid Mohamed’s take on the incorrigible ways of the Central Board of Film Certification, following the shocking expose of its CEO Rakesh Kumar
We are celebrating the super success of a film that represents all that is wrong in our society
Deepika Padukone has learnt ballet for her upcoming television advertisement for a hair-oil brand. The actress was seen practicing the dance form before the the take with a special teacher from […]
The journalist who last spoke Meenakshi Sheshadri tried to get in touch with her again. Then this happened…
Dia Mirza has waged a war in support of Tiger Conservation in India and she urges you to join in
Bollywood and Hollywood have taken much inspiration from each other over the years and to celebrate this, here is a fun quiz
When it comes to keeping time, are Aamitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan and Raveena Tandon a nightmare or delight?
Our visual analyst says that Deepika looks ‘vulnerable’ while Katrina looks ‘careful’
Alina Wadiwala on why she drifted away from Bollywood even as she was poised to enter into it
In a quick chat with us, Sonam Kapoor refuses to compare her film with Rekha’s classic