Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Alia welcomes 2019 with Ranbir Kapoor’s family

New York, Jan 1 (IANS) ”Raazi” actress Alia Bhatt celebrated New Year’s Eve with beau Ranbir Kapoor and his family here. Veteran actress Neetu Kapoor on Tuesday took to social media and shared a perfect family dinner photograph [...]

Multi-faceted Kader Khan leaves behind a vast oeuvre of work, fond memories

Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) An actor-writer-comedian and Quranic scholar, the multi-talented Kader Khan, who died early on Tuesday (IST) in Toronto aged 81, has left behind a vast oeuvre of work from a career spanning over four decades and will be [...]

‘Iconoclast’ filmmaker Mrinal Sen passes away

Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen famed for his ability to put searching questions before the society — especially the middle class, died at his south Kolkata residence on Sunday following old age complications, family [...]

Khan magic failed in year full of experimental content in Bollywood

By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Content is king, not the Khans — the year 2018 proved this with the success of fresh and high concept films like “Stree”, “Badhaai Ho” and “AndhaDhun”, embraced [...]

Women come out shining in year that saw Bollywood’s darkest side exposed

Film maker Rima Das. By Arundhuti Banerjee Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) From showing a pregnant woman in her early 50s at centrestage in a mainstream film to pretty faces of Hindi cinema being cast as characters celebrating their sexual desire [...]

Priyanka-Nick Jonas enter Simpsons universe

London, Dec 25 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra and her singer husband Nick Jonas have become a part of “The Simpsons” family with their own caricatured characters. Priyanka, who is spending Christmas with her family in London, on [...]

Age no bar: Showbiz brings senior actors back into spotlight

New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Age and medium is no bar for talent — and in 2018, Indian showbiz paved the way for senior actors to return to the limelight. Neena Gupta, 59, turned out to be the perfect example. Neena, who became a household [...]

Malala praises SRK, ‘Zero’

Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Youngest Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has lavished praises on Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khans performance in his latest release “Zero”. Shah Rukh plays a vertically challenged man Bauua Singh [...]

Zero: Performances outshine the narrative

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Zero”; Director: Anand L. Rai; Cast: Shahrukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayub, Abhay Deol, Sheeba Chaddha, Bijendra Kala; Rating: *** (3 stars) Here is the sad and frustrating [...]

Salman, Katrina, others attend Priyanka-Nick wedding reception

Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra and her singer husband Nick Jonas hosted their third wedding reception in Mumbai on Thursday. The newlyweds partied with some of the top Bollywood stars at Taj Lands End Hotel. Priyanka looked [...]