film
click
English   |   Bangla

Film

 |  Passion & compassion |  4-minute read
Mental health awareness, Mental health bollywood, Mental hai kya controversy, Mental hai kya title controversyPassion & compassion

Dear Prasoon Joshi, a thank you note: For ‘Mental Hai Kya’ changing title to ‘Judgemental Hai Kya’

Thank you to the CBFC and its chief for hearing the pleas of mental health sufferers, who felt this film title would increase the mockery and stigma around mental health in a judgemental nation.

Film

 |  3-minute read
Tughlaq, Yayati, Hayavadana, Tiger Zinda Hai

Girish Karnad: Intellectual, artist and one of India's most fearless social voices

Karnad was an intellectual giant whose knowledge of, and contribution to, art, cinema and literature remains unmatched. He was also a fearless social voice who stood up for what he believed in.

Film

 |  5-minute read
Indian comedy, Phir wahi dil laya hun, Janwar, Dil deke dekho

Rajendra Nath: The man whose comic timing is no joke!

Outrageous costumes, sharp slapstick and more, on the comedian’s 88th birth anniversary, let’s relive his impeccable comedy.

Film

 |  4-minute read
Mahatma Gandhi, Shah bano, Triple Talaq, Nikaah

Between myth and reality: Can you really believe what you see on screen?

It’s not as if movies have lost their edge as agents of conditioning, but what has changed is how the average audience refuses to drink the Kool-Aid of yore with the same enthusiasm.

Film

 |  5-minute read
Rangoli chandel, Koffee With Karan, PM Narendra Modi, Karan Johar

PM Modi, Uniter-in-Chief: How the Prime Minister brought together two unlikely foes

The Modi wave even calms Bollywood’s rough waters and ends the famous Kangana Ranaut-Karan Johar feud, if only for the duration of the PM's grand swearing-in.

Film

 |  4-minute read
Paresh Rawal, Sanju, Sanjay Dutt, Nargis

Remembering Sunil Dutt on his 14th death anniversary

Memories of Dutt Sa’ab will shine forever through his films and the service he rendered to society. It is true… they don’t make men like Dutt Sa’ab anymore!

Film

 |  6-minute read
Tabu vishal bhardwaj, Tabu ddpd, Tabu de de pyaar de, Tabu actress

The Enigma Called Tabu! Strong roles, stellar acting and killer performances make Tabu unmissable, always

Tabu’s craft transcends the film’s script and works immensely well in both masala and off-beat films

Film

 |  5-minute read
Salman Khan, Vivek oberoi meme, Vivek oberoi tweet, Vivek oberoi

Why, Vivek Oberoi, Why? Just when his career could be reviving, why would the star do this to himself, all over again?

Vivek Oberoi wasted his talent getting embroiled in a huge controversy over his then-girlfriend. And now, after years of career wilderness, when he could have reentered Bollywood, he goes and does it again!

Film

 |  4-minute read
Priyanka Chopra, Jitesh pillai, Hina Khan, Deepika Padukone

Cannes Bollywood actually make films? Just what are our stars really doing at Cannes?

Although Cannes is the greatest film festival on earth, it doesn't look like most of our Bollywood stars there are thinking of films at all. Instead, the focus seems to be on their clothes, their looks and their challengers.

Film

 |  3-minute read
Baaghi 2, Tiger Shroff, Ranveer Singh, Prashant Kishor

Prabhat Choudhary: Why he is the 'Prashant Kishor' of Bollywood

If Prashant Kishor is irreplaceable in Indian politics, Prabhat Choudhary is the MVP of Bollywood, here's why.