+
Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Bollywood’s hits and flops, and the road ahead

Trade sites show that of the 30–32 big titles released in calendar 2022, only five or six have made it. That means 80% of the releases this year have failed to recover less than half their investments

published on : 18th September 2022

Karachi restaurant draws flak for using painful 'Gangubai' scene for marketing

People were appalled at Swings Restaurant which had used as a marketing strategy an edited clip from the Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie as a promotional gimmick on its social media pages.

published on : 18th June 2022

SLB recalls how he was floored by KK's 'Tadap Tadap Ke' scratch recording

"How could KK just collapse and die like this? What a talent! What a singer! His voice had the throw of a pro," Bhansali said.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Ranveer Singh steers a rocky dramedy

Film fans pride themselves on an excellent memory.

published on : 14th May 2022

Netflix sets premiere date for Alia Bhatt-starrer 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' 

Following the life of Gangubai, one of the most powerful, loved, and respected madams from Kamathipura during the 1960s, the film, one of the biggest hits of the year has amassed nearly Rs 130 crores

published on : 20th April 2022

Allu Arjun visits Sanjay Leela Bhansali's office: Collaboration on the cards?

Allu Arjun, who has been basking in the glorious success of his maiden pan-India movie 'Pushpa: The Rise', had flown down to Mumbai earlier.

published on : 15th March 2022

Protests over 'Padmaavat' bordered on fascism: Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh spoke his heart out about how he felt 'helpless' in the 'frustrating' incidents that preceded the release of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial.

published on : 17th March 2018

Padmaavat and the whataboutery of Game of Thrones

When actress Swara Bhaskar wrote in an open letter to Sanjay Leela Bhansali that she felt like a ‘vagina’ after watching the glorification of jauhar in Padmaavat, she triggered a troll fest.

published on : 5th February 2018

My Karni Sena not withdrawing 'Padmaavat' protests, BJP will pay: Lokendra Singh Kalvi

The Shree Rajput Karni Sena has been protesting the Deepika Padukone starrer since its inception, claiming the film distorts history.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Karni Sena now says 'Padmaavat' glorify Rajput valour, declares withdrawal of protest

Shri Rajput Karni Sena on Friday announced it has decided to take back its protest against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", stating the movie glorifies the valour of the Rajputs.

published on : 3rd February 2018

'Padmaavat' row: Now, Malaysia bans Deepika Padukone-starrer movie

The 'not relevant' tag was given under the pretext that the film might spur unrest among the community, considering that about 61 per cent of Malaysia is populated by Muslims.

published on : 29th January 2018

'Padmaavat' row: Swara Bhaskar's open letter leads to Twitter spat

Actress Swara Bhasker's critique of "Padmaavat" as a movie that glorifies Sati and Jauhar, sparked a war of words between celebrities.

published on : 29th January 2018

Let 'Padmaavat' breathe: 'Golmaal' director Rohit Shetty

On Sunday, actor Swara Bhaskar called Bhansali out for the glorification of sati and jauhar in his film in an open letter concluding that the film reduces women to "talking about vaginas".

published on : 29th January 2018

Felt reduced to a vagina only: Actress Swara Bhaskar on 'Padmaavat'

She believes the film has brought up the question whether women -- widowed, raped, young, old, pregnant, pre-pubescent -- have the right to live.

published on : 28th January 2018

History will remember 'Padmaavat', hounding of Bhansali: Veteran Hindi actresses

'The nation has gone mad,' said a furious Asha Parekh, the veteran actress who saw 'Padmaavat' a few days back at a special screening organised by the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

published on : 27th January 2018

Padmaavat not remotely offending to Rajputs, yet what’s fuelling the unrest?

Padmaavat shows that there was no substance to any of the grievances they have aired over the better part of half a year.

published on : 26th January 2018

Deep-rooted political conspiracy behind 'Padmaavat' protests: Shyam Benegal 

Benegal had filmed the story of Allauddin Khilji's violent obsession for Rani Padmavati many years back, and not a stir of protest had happened. 

published on : 26th January 2018

'Padmaavat' not released in Madhya Pradesh; theatre owners voice security concerns

Cinema hall owners held talks with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and are hoping for a solution to the impasse.

published on : 25th January 2018

No one allowed to distort history: VK Singh on Padmaavat

Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs VK Singh said that no one is allowed to misrepresent and distort the history in the name of freedom of expression.

published on : 25th January 2018

Padmaavat row: Plea against certification declined by Delhi HC, petitioner asked to move Supreme Court

The film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor hit theatres today.

published on : 25th January 2018
1 2 3 4 5 6 >