Shilajit Mitra

Interview | Can't do certain kind of cinema throughout your career: Emraan Hashmi

We spoke to Emraan about shifting gears from a mainstream ‘kissing god’ to a bona fide serious actor.

18 hours ago

Fraud Saiyaan a nicely written comedy: Warsi, Jha

In his upcoming film, Fraud Saiyaan, Arshad Warsi portrays a dodgy con-artist who marries as many as 13 women and lives off their money.

16 Jan 2019

The Accidental Prime Minister movie review: Dreadful by design

Writing the line ‘I’ve watched it so you don’t have to’ has never felt more earned.

12 Jan 2019

Simmba review: Rohit Shetty-Ranveer Singh’s masala movie only works when not aiming for resonance

Now nobody expects a populist social catharsis film to respect protocol, but you would at least wish the motivations were better written.

11 Jan 2019

'Uri: The Surgical Strike' movie review: This Vicky Kaushal-starrer gets caught in crossfire

The film, starring Vicky Kaushal and Paresh Rawal, plays out in the precarious sub-genre of the 'well-made' propaganda

11 Jan 2019

Interview | 'Uri is my most physically challenging project: Vicky Kaushal

The boot-camp training, Vicky adds, was followed by actual military training under a Sikh regiment posted in Cuffe Parade, Mumbai.

10 Jan 2019

Director Vasan Bala on 'Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota'

His debut feature film, Peddlers, produced by Kashyap, followed the lives of destitute boys caught up in Mumbai’s drug trade.

06 Jan 2019

Many people will be able to relate to Cheat India

Newcomer Shreya Dhanwanthary is making her Bollywood debut in Soumik Sen’s upcoming film Cheat India.

05 Jan 2019

Uri is a way of showing our gratitude to Indian Army: Yami Gautam

Yami Gautam talks about the difficulties of unreeling the mindspace of a spy in Uri: The Surgical Strike

03 Jan 2019

Ghosts, vampires are part of our cultural imagination: Tummbad director Bhushan Patel

In Amavas, Nargis and Sachiin play an Indian couple whose weekend sojourn at an old mansion (shot at Castle Goring in Sussex) is soiled by wicked forces.

02 Jan 2019

Why should art be separated from politics, asks Anupam Kher

The Accidental Prime Minister has been slammed as a propaganda exercise ahead of the 2019 elections.

01 Jan 2019

Anupam Kher on The Accidental Prime Minister row

Directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, The Accidental Prime Minister is based on Sanjaya Baru’s 2014 autobiographical book of the same.

31 Dec 2018

Katrina Kaif opts out of Remo D’Souza’s film with Varun Dhawan 

Katrina Kaif has dropped out of Remo D’Souza’s upcoming dance film starring Varun Dhawan.

31 Dec 2018

Memories of movies, and the theatres that played them

This article is intended as a roundup of my year at the movies, but I want to begin by dashing off a quick tribute to the dwindling structures that still house our dreams.

31 Dec 2018

I never wanted to change my name to Asha, says Flora Saini

Actor Flora Saini, known for playing the titular character in Amar Kaushik’s Stree, will be seen in the upcoming Arshad Warsi-starrer Fraud Saiyaan.

30 Dec 2018