Had he not chosen theatre, catastrophic situations of the ’80s might have turned him into an extremist. The past 26 years of his life on a theatre stage have provided Punjab with a talent whose contribution towards art is gratifying. A half-hour conversation with theatre artiste, play director, playwright and actor Hardip Gill revives two decades of the man’s creative journey.
Despite getting flak from the critics, Ranbir Kapoor's experimental action-comedy Besharam seems to have fared well at home and abroad on the first day of its opening on Gandhi Jayanti.
At the curtain raiser of Blenders Pride Punjab International Fashion Week last week, fashion designer Sonu Gandhi revealed secrets to looking fashionable this season
Marina Shifrin became an internet sensation after her choreographed performance to Kanye West's Gone was posted on YouTube. She was a guest on Queen Latifah's talk show when Latifah asked Shifrin if she wanted to work on her website.
Just like the life of an actor fascinates the common man, including yours truly, the journalist, the life of a journalist fascinates actors. After a series of leading ladies of Bollywood playing a journo on screen — Preity Zinta in Lakshay, Rani Mukerji in No One Killed Jessica, Aditi Rao Hydari in Rockstar, Nargis Fakri in Madras Café, Kareena Kapoor in Satyagraha — pretty lady Amrita Rao joins the bandwagon.
From Gadar: Ek Prem Katha to Apne, whenever director Anil Sharma and actor Sunny Deol come together, it rains cats and dogs at the box office. The hit jodi is back with their upcoming movie, Singh Saab The Great, which is set for an October 22 release. Director Anil Sharma, who was in town to promote the film, gets candid with HT City.
November appears to be a win-win month for both Bollywood filmmakers and movie buffs, with five big budget films up for release. “The line up of these diverse films is fantastic. With `500 crore riding on them, Bollywood is expected to do great business,” says trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
What does one expect when eight artists from different professions and age groups, with different styles of painting, come together? A colourful affair of various perspectives. And that is exactly what the art show at Punjab Kala Bhawan art gallery offers you.
Not so long ago, we reported that Olympic bronze-medalist Vijender Singh had signed his first Bollywood film, Fugly, a thriller which is being directed by actor-turned-director Kabir Sadanand. We bring you exclusive pictures of him in his actor avatar.
Shah Rukh Khan's recent speech at AIMA seems like it's been lifted straight out of JK Rowling's speech. However, the bone of contention isn't that he did so, but that he did it without attributing it to her.
His name might be difficult to pronounce, but he sure as hell knows not to put his genre of music into brackets. “Everyone perceives ‘trance’ differently. It’s a state you reach individually.
When one talks about Switzerland, snow-peaked mountains are the first thing to come to mind. But, this exhibition at Chandigarh Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sector 10, unveils the lesser-known side of the country. For instance, did you know about its rich architectural heritage? Let this exhibit feed your curiosity.
While Deepesh Rahi, the winner of Voice of Punjab 4, was basking in his newly found stardom with hordes of fans trying to get a picture clicked with him, we caught hold of the singer backstage at the sets of the show.
The Archeological Survey of India on Monday threatened to lodge a police complaint against the 2012 Miss Universe after a visit to the Taj Mahal – the Mughal monument to love – turned out to be thinly disguised photo-event for footwear.
On other films in pipeline, Ritesh Sidhwani, Farhan's partner in his home production house Excel Entertainment, said that Fukrey 2 as well as Abhishek Kapoor's Rock On 2 is being scripted.