Shama Bhagat

Deepika Padukone, the glam girl cruising uninterrupted

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone on her latest movie Gehraiyaan, about her choice of scripts, handling fame, and people in her life

12 Feb 2022

Leading from the front: Ajay Devgn has many 'unsung stories' to tell in latest film 'Bhuj'

The film, says Devgn, has got “great feedback” from the Army and the Air Force.

21 Aug 2021

Packing a Punch: Farhan Akhtar on his OTT release 'Toofaan', physical transformation for role of  boxer

From gaining pounds to losing it and then piling it on again during the shooting cycle can take a toll on anyone. For a 47-year-old, these transformations have not been easy.

16 Jul 2021

Two decades on, Tusshar Kapoor has no regrets in his Bollywood career

From his debut in 2001 - box office hit Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai, opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan, Tusshar Kapoor is back in front of the camera with his soon-to-be-released film, Marich.

18 Jun 2021

‘We live in a world of illusions’: Pankaj Tripathi on acting, daughters and the impermanence of success

In less than a decade, after his breakthrough role as Sultan Qureshi in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur, Tripathi has become a force to reckon with.

05 Jun 2021

RGV is back with what he does best, a film on the Mumbai underworld

After all these years, Varma’s fascination with the underworld is unabated.

22 May 2021

Salman Khan's long-awaited Radhe gets OTT release on Zee 5, here is what Bhai has to say

Earlier Khan had reassured theatre owners that his film would have a theatrical release only. While that did not materialise, the actor admits that Radhe is ideally a big-screen film

15 May 2021

The chaotic world of doctors

Clocking 80 million views, Operation MBBS is back with its second season

03 Apr 2021

Steady wins the race: Pratik Gandhi on life post 'Scam 1992'

This Surat-born actor with a Chemical Engineering degree to boot is now all set to star in the romantic-comedy, Atithi Bhooto Bhava, co-starring yesteryear star Jackie Shroff.

12 Feb 2021

Exciting, happy time for me, got kind of roles I've always looked for: 'Lootcase' actor Kunal Khemu

For someone who started out as a child artist in acclaimed films such as Sir, Zakhm and Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, it was a surprise that Khemu failed to click with the Bollywood film-goer later on.

22 Aug 2020

Prakash Jha’s latest OTT release borrows real experiences to tell extraordinary story

From the 50th International Film Festival of India in Indian Panorama Section in 2019, it premiered at the London Film Festival and recently travelled to the 23rd Shanghai International Film Festival

15 Aug 2020

Vidya Balan gets the perfect score with Shakuntala Devi

Vidya Balan adds to her repertoire of meaningful roles with a biopic on mathematician Shakuntala Devi.

08 Aug 2020

Character artistes matter proves films like 'Kaamyaab', 'Badhaai Ho'

Recent films have proved that supporting actors are enjoying their day in the sun as roles are specially being written for them.

11 Jul 2020

The Talented Mr Yadav

Film and theatre actor Raghubir Yadav has just given two back-to-back hits. It’s now time to pause and reflect, before he takes up a new project.

25 Jun 2020

Starry starry night: Theories surrounding Bollywood actor's sudden demise

Sushant Singh Rajput’s death reveals the dark side of Bollywood where actors face humiliation, hopelessness and ostracism to survive.

20 Jun 2020

Let's past forward with Doordarshan in this lockdown

Even as Indian television revives a few old gems, here’s picking some more that would be a treat to watch again

11 Apr 2020

Combat stories go digital

Looking for a larger bandwidth to tell stories of valour, filmmakers have moved to OTT platforms

29 Mar 2020

Taapsee Pannu: Meet Bollywood's angry young woman

With her latest film Thappad having started a conversation around respect for women, the bold actor proves once again that she is putting her money where her mouth is

15 Mar 2020

INTERVIEW | I had to chart my own course, says Taapsee Pannu on Bollywood

Taapsee Pannu tells Shama Bhagat about the one director she would love to work with, meeting expectations, importance of pay parity and more.

14 Mar 2020

Medium is his message

Ahead of his next release, Angrezi Medium director Homi Adajania talks about his filmmaking process and how he draws inspiration from real-life characters

14 Mar 2020

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