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Actor Abhishek Banerjee

From obscurity to a possible Oscars

Actor Abhishek Banerjee is one step closer to achieving Oscars this year. We speak to the actor about his roles and ambitions

Seerat Kapoor

‘We shared a very graceful shooting experience’

Seerat dreams of working with Director-Producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Shahid Kapoor

Jersey cowed by farmers’ protest

Producers decided not to shoot and gave everyone a break

Actor Emraan Hashmi

I swear he ain’t mine: Emraan

The actor made a hilarious but candid confession denying any such relationship

Akanksha Singh

Aakanksha Singh joins team Mayday

The actress is excited to share screen space with Amitabh Bachchan

Hollywood

Megha

Meghan, the first Royal to vote

cast her vote early via mail-in ballot

Still from the series (Twitter)

Archer season 11 premiere delayed due to coronavirus

The series is created by Reed and produced by FX Productions

“Nomadland”, Frances McDormand’s latest film, which is premiering both at the Venice and Toronto film festivals, is set among the growing tribe of impoverished elderly van dwellers who wander the West, clinging onto the last threads of the American Dream. (Photo | Wikimedia Commons - Red Carpet Report on Mingle Media TV)

Oscar winner Frances McDormand's 'Nomadland' character so 'real' she got offered supermarket job

The actress who won the award for ‘Fargo’ and ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ was chuffed her ‘Nomadland’ get-up was believable.

 Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series, joined her co-star Daniel Radcliffe in criticising the author's views. (via Facebook)

Lead actors of Harry Potter franchise choose to stand with trans rights

Emma Watson, Bonnie Wright and Eddie Redmayne are among the actors who have spoken out against author JK Rowling for her anti-trans tweets

Movie Reviews

Messiah poster

Chaos, a kooky king and orthodox Jews

Messiah is about a street preacher in Damascus who catches the attention of a CIA officer

Still from Unorthodox

Unorthodox tells real-life story of a woman who escaped its oppressive constraints

Unorthodox, based on a book by Deborah Feldman is fascinated by details and the vivisection of a community

Batla House is neither well-made nor thrilling.

Batla House movie review: If only it were about the encounter

This could have been made slightly palatable if the film were intelligent, well-made and thrilling.

Nawazuddin Sheikh (left) and Aakshath Das play the lead roles in Sudhir Mishra's film Serious Men.

'Serious Men' review: Ancient prejudice posing as a post-liberal narrative

Sudhir Mishra's film based on Manu Joseph's book tells the story of a calculative Dalit on the sidelines of science

Aarya poster

Aarya review | Yes, women’s heads and feet turn in rage

Aarya is based on the Dutch series Penoza (meaning, the underworld), which began airing in 2010, was a huge hit and went on for five seasons

TV

Sidharth died of a heart attack on September 2. (Photo: Twitter/File)

Bigg Boss OTT pays tribute to Sidharth Shukla

The tribute showcased a video montage of several love-filled moments that Sidharth spent in the Bigg Boss house

 Actor-comedian Anna Faris is exiting her hit TV show 'Mom', ahead of its eighth season. (CBS)

Anna Faris quits 'Mom' after seven seasons

News of her exit comes just days ahead of the September 14 production start on season eight

Shukla began his career in showbiz as a model. (Photo: Twitter)

TV and film actor Sidharth Shukla dies of heart attack

Shukla is survived by his mother and two sisters

(Left) Michelle and Barack Obama with the directors of the documentary American Factor, which they produced; (above) Hillary and her daughter Chelsea Clinton have formed a film and TV company to produce female-centric content

The power of the screen

Several big names, not necessarily from the film industry, are starting production houses to make movies and TV shows

Music

Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam.

Farewell to the sweet Prince of Song: My breakfast with Balu sir

I still can't believe he is no more. But yes, he lives on through his songs...

Violin maestro TN Krishnan

Eminent violin maestro TN Krishnan passes away at 92

He passed away on Monday due to old age issues. Krishnan is survived by wife and two children.

File pic of SP Balasubrahmanyam

SP Balasubrahmanyam, the voice of Salman Khan's best songs no more

The news of SPB's death has left millions of his fans devastated

“I want to be more open about my insecurities, what makes me happy and what makes me sad. I want to be extremely transparent. And I’m not even talking about my body, you know, just my life. I feel like not everybody deserves to see it,” Cardi B said. (Photo | Instagram - iamcardib)

OnlyFans deserve to hear what Carbi B has to say about her life, rapper starts new social media account

The 27-year-old musician said she wants to share her personal experiences with her admirers.

Bluegrass Journeymen performing at the US Embassy in New Delhi

Would love to collaborate with Arijit Singh: Bluegrass Journeymen

The US based music band was in India for a show

In Other News

 Pellissery's "Jallikattu" is based on the short story Maoist by Hareesh and stars Antony Varghese, Chemban Vinod Jose, Sabumon Abdusamad and Santhy Balachandran.(Twitter/@Athul16824448)

India's official entry 'Jallikattu' fails to make the cut at Oscars

The film had its premiere on September 6, 2019 at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival and received widespread critical acclaim

Written and directed by Justine Bateman, Violet, starring Olivia Munn, is about a young, gorgeous, smart woman who is doing exceptionally well in her professional life but lives with a voice inside her head that is getting louder.

Tiff Diary | Do you hear voices inside your head?

Every year Tiff mainstreams stories and voices relegated to the margins

 Goa prepares to welcome the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2021), in Panaji, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (PTI)

51st IFFI begins with precaution amid COVID-19 pandemic

This year, the festival is having its first 'hybrid mode' edition, where delegates can participate and watch films and events virtually

Tamannaah Bhatia

‘I didn’t dream that I’d ever play kabaddi’: Tamannaah Bhatia

She admits she had never imagined that she would get to play kabaddi in her life, let alone in a film