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Bollywood

Apoorva Lakhia

Director Apoorva Lakhia turns to the web

Apoorva is working on an action-drama, which is again a very different concept than the ones that are on view at the moment.

Jacqueline Fernandez

Kirik Party’s Hindi remake shelved

The project in question was supposed to be the Hindi version of the Kannada hit Kirik Party (2016), which has also been remade in Telugu.

Alankrita Shrivastava

‘To survive, you need to have filmmaker friends’

Alankrita is currently working on her upcoming film Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare.

A still from the teaser of My Name is RaGa

Code of misconduct?

With political biopics releasing a week before the general elections, they are being seen as a campaigning tool to influence voters.

Ranveer Singh.

Ranveer Singh creates his own GIF and it is super hilarious; check out

Trendsetter and a youth icon, Ranveer themed GIFs and stickers have gone live today.

Hollywood

There is a possibility that entering the world of Camille Preaker is a  one way street, with no  turning back.

Adam’s Peak, surely

The author Gillian Flynn, an entertainment journalist-turned-novelist, has seen immense success with dark realities.

A still from the film.

Irrfan showered with rave reviews for his latest Hollywood release

Irrfan plays the protagonist in the film opposite actress Kelly MacDonald.

Green Book won the Best Picture Oscar. (Photo courtesy: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

'Green Book' emerges surprise Best Picture winner at 91st Academy Awards

Green Book also gave Mahershala Ali his second best supporting Oscar win besides its win in the Best Original Screenplay category.

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.

Movie Reviews

Manoj Bajpayee in the still from Sonchiriya.

Sonchiriya movie review: A star-ensemble shines in the expertly crafted thriller

Anchored by terrific performances by its star-ensemble, Chaubey brings his assured directorial mind to an eerily beautiful film.

Ranveer Singh in Gully Boy.

Gully Boy movie review: Totally dope!!

Every generation gets a cool film that speaks of and to their angst. And our desi millennials have been gifted theirs by Zoya Akhtar.

Still from the movie Mohalla Assi

Mohalla Assi movie review: Cut version of an important film

What fails to ignite the audience’s interest is the half-baked residue of a film that you are served.

Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan on Kedarnath poster.

Kedarnath movie review: Falls short to stir adequate emotions

The focus is largely on the romance between the lead pair and one must say that the chemistry between the couple is palpably cozy.

RJ Balaji and Priya Anand in LKG still.

LKG movie review: Enjoyable but only in parts

It is as if we are watching one of those comedy stage dramas, which will evoke laughter in the moment.

TV

Marco Pierre White

‘I don’t really pay attention to food unless it’s really delicious’

Marco Pierre White is a man whose reputation precedes him.

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.

Ekta Kapoor

Ekta Kapoor gets emotional as Hum Paanch completes 24 years

Ekta Kapoor, for the large part of the 90’s and early 2000’s, had revolutionised the Indian television with her daily soaps.

'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.

Music

At the musical gig, the opening act will be done by Amorphia a three piece old school thrash metal band from Alappuzha.

Kochi to get loud

From their inauspicious origin within a very exotic metal scene, Godless slowly rose to the very top of the country’s death metal class.

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.

Oorali band

Politics of music

Music band Oorali stands out from the rest by taking a stance on socio-political issues.

A SofarSounds gig. (Photo: Aryaman Dixit)

Room Sessions

Secret gig is the talk of the town where a limited gathering of like-minded people enjoy live music. Nobody talks and everybody listens.

Vayali Bamboo Orchestra.

The Sound of Bamboo

Performing with only local wooded musical instruments, the Vayali Bamboo Orchestra is unique in its style and presentation.

In Other News

Isha Koppikar

Not so cool, say Rajini & Ajith fans

The untitled flick will be directed by R Ravi Kumar and is said to be a sci-fi movie with aliens also being a part of the story.

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka’s Valentines’ date on Netflix

Priyanka Chopra’s next release ‘Isn’t It Romantic’ is not getting a theatrical release in India.

From Left: Amrita Chowdhury, Harnidh Kaur, Meher Mirza, Paromita Vohra and Shobhaa De

A love letter to Mumbai

Five female authors discuss their struggles, their triumphs, their concerns, and their love for the city.

Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher resigns from FTII, didn’t have a team for 11 months

he actor has blamed his ‘busy schedule’ for the decision.