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Bollywood

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt has Ali Fazal starstruck

The young actor seems to have had a fan boy moment on the sets of the film in the presence of the star.

Varun Dhawan and Karan Johar

Celebrating Bollywood in 2019

Kalank, is set to be released around Easter weekend and stars Alia, Varun and Madhuri Dixit.

Kajal Agarwal and cinematographer Chota on stage at the film function

Chota Naidu kisses Kajal Agarwal on stage, she laughs it off

Cinematographer startled the actress and the audience with his sudden public display of affection.

This is not the first time Govinda will be seen in a double role in Nihalani’s film.

Pahlaj Nihlani loses crores due to film’s delayed release

Not just the change in date, now Nihalani’s marketing spends on the film will have to be redone again.

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt

Brahmastra pushed from Independence Day to Christmas 2019

The film will also feature Amitabh Bachchan, Dimple Kapadia, Akkineni Nagarjuna and Mouni Roy in pivotal roles.

Hollywood

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in the still from A Star Is Born.

TIFF Exclusive: And the Oscar goes to…Cooper, Lady Gaga for A Star Is Born and Roma!

A Star Is Born is a tender, intense, tragic love story mounted on an epic scale.

Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio to work together for 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

Scorsese will direct the movie, based on a book by David Grann of the same name, featuring DiCaprio in the lead role.

Cameron Diaz

Benji Madden’s sweet birthday wish for Cameron Diaz

They recently jetsetted off to Italy to spend some time in the romantic city of Florence.

Harvey Weinstein.

Harvey Weinstein arrives to surrender in assault probe

The woman, Lucia Evans, was among the first to speak out about the film producer.

Movie Reviews

Tumbbad poster

Tumbbad movie review: Beauty and horror of imagination that stalks you gently

From behind the closed, and the asthamatic, creepy talk, it seems that the cursed one is also the keeper of a secret.

Still from the movie Tikli and Laxmi Bomb

Tikli and Laxmi Bomb movie review: Gritty, stark and speaks the language of the streets

The film’s joyous moments also come from the fact that all the other girls are nicely characterised, and assigned to a talented lot.

A still from ' Nanu ki Jaanu'

Nanu ki Jaanu movie review: Bhaago! It’s a lecturing bhootni!

Manu Rishi, who has written the film, has his heart in the right place, but seems to have misplaced his brain.

Still from the movie Laila Majnu

Laila Majnu movie review: Modern-day epic tale is dazzling

The film is fast-moving and highly kinetic, and the two leads come across as two cocky, grinning rebels full of verve, fantasies and dreams.

A still from 'Baa Baaa Black Sheep'.

Baa Baaa Black Sheep movie review: This one is a cringeworthiness

None from the cast attempts to breathe life into this inane drama that loses track as soon as it takes off.

TV

'Pehredaar Piya Ki' also became a part of several memes on the Internet.

Makers pull Pehredaar Piya Ki off air, plan to come up with new shows

Makers feel they will be better served by focusing instead on developing viewer interest in their upcoming, new shows.

A still from 'Game of Thrones.'

Game of Thrones season 7 finale breaks records, 12.1 million viewers tune in

Season seven finale set a ratings high for HBO by becoming the most-watched episode ever in the series.

The Game of Thrones author RR Martin. (Photo: AP)

Felt pressure to write well post GOT success, says George RR Martin

Martin is also on board for GOT prequel series with HBO, which will reportedly be called The Long Night.

Danish director Susanne Bier poses for a portrait photograph. (Photo:AP)

Emmy award winner Susanne Bier tapped to direct Nicole Kidman's The Undoing

The Undoing will focus on Grace Sachs (Kidman), a successful therapist who is about to publish her first book.

Music

Hindi rock band Indi Graffiti gets candid with us ahead of their tour to promote their new album, Tumse Na Ho Payega....

Graffiti rockers!

The band shares an opinion with many other artists that the music industry has been stagnant and degrading in the past few years.

Anu Malik

Anu Malik dropped from Indian Idol

Sources from the channel which airs the reality show say the tainted composer was ‘absolutely sure’ of his position on the show.

The name that consistently appears in an elite list of celebrated choreographers is Rajendra Singh loving called Rajendra Masterji.

The king of wedding Sangeet

Dance is the ultimate form of artistic expression. The magic lies in its subtleties and nuances.

Eashwar Subramanian

An ambient way of being

This genre of music is picking up, but there is a long way to go. Bengaluru-based musician eashwar subramanian pens his musings on the same.

I wanted to put words to the emotions of the youth - Irshad kamil

‘Ink’ed rhythms

“It was with poetry that I connected with words. From poetry to lyrics and from lyrics to music, that’s how my interest grew.”

In Other News

Shweta Bachchan Nanda released her book and copies didn’t exactly fly off the shelves.

The legacy of a famous surname

Are star kids and siblings judged more critically than most?

The one-hour stand-up special premiered on Netflix India in June 2018, and features Australian comedienne and writer Hannah Gadsby.

Oh my Gadsby!

One of the best examples of Gadsby’s thought-provoking logic is her reference to the sex scandal involving Bill Gates and Monica Lewinsky.

A series that captures a viewer’s attention, this is a must watch.

Maid to be transfixed

The story, its setting and the issues it brings to the fore resonate with history buffs, and rivet general watchers.

Darren Aronofsky

MAMI 2018: A quick guide

Films, conversations and Darren Aronofsky: all you need to know about the 20th edition of the festival.