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Bollywood

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

SLB: The one-trick pony?

All we can say is that it’s sad to see one of the industry’s leading directors be tied down by stereotypes.

John Abraham

John Abraham’s Romeo Akbar Walter releases next year

Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh announced it on his official twitter handle.

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan’s warrior face as Khudabaksh in TOH

Yash Raj Films’ Thugs of Hindostan promises to be larger-than-life with never-seen-before visual and cinematic experience.

Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy on Made In China poster.

Rajkummar Rao introduces Raghu and Rukmini from Made In China

Mark your calendars as Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy are set to enthrall you with the Bollywood drama 'Made in China.'

A still from the movie Lipstick Under My Burkha

The Good wife?

IIT Banaras’s three-month course for brides-to-be has got feminists up in arms at this chauvinistic concept.

Hollywood

A still from 'Avengers: Infinity War'.

Avengers Infinity War BO report: Marvel film earns Rs 94.30 crore in first weekend

A sequel to 'Avengers: Infinity War' has even announced which will release in May 2019.

Jada Pinkett Smith with Will Smith. (Photo: AP)

Jada Pinkett 'never' going to divorce Will Smith

Hollywood actress Jada Pinkett Smith has put all the divorce rumours to rest for once and all.

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett drops out of transgender film

Rub & Tug tells the story of Jean Marie Gill, a female by birth who assumed the identity of a man.

Harvey Weinstein. (Photo: AFP)

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty, released on bail

Weinstein denied all allegations of non-consensual sex, with his attorney challenging the credibility of his accusers.

Movie Reviews

A still from 'Beyond The Clouds'.

Beyond the Clouds movie review: Sparkles & rises, but also sags with clichés

Watch Beyond the Clouds for Ishaan, watch it for Sharada, and watch it for those flamingos and Chhotu’s little rat.

Still from the movie Gold

Gold movie review: A brilliant slice of history

Though Gold shows Britain putting up a fight, Independent India’s first Olympic gold against their colonisers in London was satisfyingly decisive.4-0.

A still from the film.

Delhi 47 KM movie review: Weak screenplay hampers the film

Virgin locales captured well but owing to lack of production value the undying impact goes missing.

A still from 'Bhavesh Joshi: Superhero'.

Bhavesh Joshi movie review: A superhero’s rage against status quo

Bhavesh Joshi: Superhero is worth a watch for him and for its subversive bent of mind.

Still from the movie Gali Guleiyan

Gali Guleiyan movie review: Manoj Bajpayee’s finest so far

This is a story that apparently doesn’t have a lot to offer; it also distracts more than it takes you along.

TV

Suhaib Ilyasi.

'India's Most Wanted' host Suhaib Ilyasi awarded life imprisonment for killing wife

A Delhi court on Wednesday passed the verdict against the former television serial producer for the 17-year-old case.

The court also observed that the relationship between Suhaib Ilyasi and his wife Anju were strained. (Photo: PTI)

Suhaib Ilyasi killed wife over fears she may make public his frauds: Delhi court

The court, which sentenced him to life imprisonment for the offence of murder, made the observation in its 125-page verdict.

Jyoti Sharma and Pranav Misshra

All work and no play?

Daily soaps become popular owing to its continued every day telecast.

The Bletchley Circle

Code breakers come full circle

Four ladies and their prowess at solving cerebral problems, this series comes packed with drama and mystery...

Music

Kacey Musgraves

What’s next on card?

A lowdown on forthcoming albums worth looking forward to.

Zane Dalal conducting an open rehearsal in company of kids from various schools and NGOs.

Hitting the right note

Noted conductor Zane Dalal is all set to perform at the last show of Symphony Orchestra of India's autumn edition.

Every note sung in raga has a very emotional effect, and the moment you put it in the chord, it is not Indian Classical music any more.

Jazz by the bay

An international jazz quartet enthralled the audiences with their high- energy rhythms of bebop, hard bop and modern jazz.

Taj Express, which combines magnificent sets, costumes, sound, lighting, and live music, comes to Bangkok, after a sensational tour of UK and US.

Bangkok Fest celebrates 20th anniversary with a dazzling range of shows

There are three other top orchestras performing at the 2018 Festival, and interestingly, they are all from Asia.

Perfect Strangers

A sheer case of ‘perfect’ timing

Post a recent debut album launch, Perfect Strangers is excited about a multi city tour.

In Other News

 Screengrabs from teaser of ‘Sye Raa Narsimha Reddy.’

Watch: Chiranjeevi looks menacing in Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy teaser, fans excited

The teaser tells the story of an unsung hero’s struggle during India's first civil rebellion against British rule.

Anuja Ghosalkar

Documenting lives

Anuja Ghosalkar, a proponent of documentary theatre, explains the craft.

Kamal Haasan

Kamal sir is a very demanding director: Pooja Kumar

Pooja is thrilled with the way the film has shaped up, the action sequences in particular.

A poster of 'Rafiki'.

The meaningless charm of boos & standing ovations at Cannes

Ukraine’s Donbass, Rafiki’s forbidden love and why films matter.