Kavita Awaasthi

Mumbai-based Kavita Awaasthi writes on Television, for the daily Entertainment and Lifestyle supplement, HT Cafe

Articles by Kavita Awaasthi

Bollywood has a challenge in front of it but it is not insurmountable: Strategic consultant Prabhat Choudhary

A change manager and brand strategist, Prabhat talks about the big screen’s revival, the number game and how the parameters of success and failure vis-à-vis films are changing amidst the pandemic
Founder of Spice Pr agency and Entropy digital, Prabhat Choudhary
Founder of Spice Pr agency and Entropy digital, Prabhat Choudhary
Published on Jan 15, 2022 05:29 PM IST
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Drashti Dhami: Avoided Covid for two years but iss baar ho gaya

The actor, who is recuperating, feels the “scenario is too scary” as the third wave is “spreading like fire”.
Drashti Dhami
Drashti Dhami
Updated on Jan 11, 2022 08:02 PM IST
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Nakuul Mehta: These are anxious times for humanity at large

Nakuul Mehta talks about how testing positive for Covid took a toll on him, his wife and infant son, who was hospitalised for a week.
Nakuul Mehta
Nakuul Mehta
Published on Jan 05, 2022 12:04 AM IST
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Adarsh Gourav: Validation is important but it is temporary and a distraction

The actor, who rose to fame with his commendable performance in The White Tiger, calls 2021 “unexpected, overwhelming” as he got recognition from many quarters including a BAFTA nomination.
Adarsh Gourav wowed audiences with his performance in The White Tiger.
Adarsh Gourav wowed audiences with his performance in The White Tiger.
Published on Dec 30, 2021 05:35 PM IST
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Pankaj Tripathi wonders why he is working so much

The actor, who has multiple releases in 2022, says he wants to slow down and is planning a break soon.
Pankaj Tripathi had four releases in 2021.
Pankaj Tripathi had four releases in 2021.
Updated on Dec 30, 2021 04:34 PM IST
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From Shilpa Shetty to Pooja Bhatt, check out actors who made a comeback in 2021

After a a considerable break, these actors returned to acting and entertained their fans with their performances. Take a look!
A number of celebs made a comeback this year.
A number of celebs made a comeback this year.
Published on Dec 27, 2021 10:34 PM IST
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Ali Fazal on wedding date rumours: Richa and I have been dying to do this

After reports that the couple plans to tie the knot in March 2022, Ali Fazal shares that “they are trying to make it work”.
Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha
Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha
Updated on Dec 25, 2021 07:44 PM IST
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Krystle D’Souza: Hosting Christmas dinner for family in my new home is exciting

A visit to the church, a lot of partying, food, get-togethers and not to forget sweets- that’s what on Krystle D’souza’s mind this Christmas
Krystle D’souza
Krystle D’souza
Updated on Dec 25, 2021 10:11 AM IST
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Aparshakti Khurana: Every relevant actor tries to reinvent

The actor admits that he is consciously moving away from the roles he has done past and glad that different roles have come his way now
Aparshakti Khurana
Aparshakti Khurana
Published on Dec 23, 2021 06:41 PM IST
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Rochelle Rao, Sharad Malhotra, Niti Taylor, Karan Patel: TV stars spread the Christmas cheer

From grand celebrations to intimate family affairs, celebrities are looking forward to ringing in Christmas this year
Keith Sequeira and Rochelle Rao
Keith Sequeira and Rochelle Rao
Published on Dec 23, 2021 05:52 PM IST
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Karishma Tanna is grateful for an overwhelming 2021

The actor, who had a low-key birthday celebration in Goa , is looking forward to lots of positivity and happiness in 2022
Karishma Tanna
Karishma Tanna
Published on Dec 22, 2021 08:02 PM IST
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Mansi Srivastava’s all set to rock her bachelorette

The actor, who will tie the knot with fiancé Kapil Tejwani on Jan 22, is planning wedding details and is “praying that Covid-19 cases don’t increase”
Mansi Srivastava
Mansi Srivastava
Published on Dec 20, 2021 03:45 PM IST
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Dheeraj Dhoopar: I don’t think I have grown up

Actor Dheeraj Dhoopar who turns a year older today admits that he doesn’t feel older.
Dheeraj Dhoopar
Dheeraj Dhoopar
Updated on Dec 20, 2021 04:07 PM IST
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We wanted a wedding that was heartfelt: Sayantani Ghosh

Newly-married Sayatani Ghosh talks about how “there are moments when we feel the same, then there are moments when we feel something has changed”.
Sayantani Ghosh and Anugrah Tiwari
Sayantani Ghosh and Anugrah Tiwari
Published on Dec 14, 2021 07:22 PM IST
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Katrina and her seven siblings: Here’s all that you need to know about Team Bride!

Katrina Kaif, who will soon be married, has a large family and many of her siblings are beside her on her big day. Here’s a look at her brother and six sisters.
Katrina Kaif with her mother Suzanne Turquotte and younger sister, Isabelle
Katrina Kaif with her mother Suzanne Turquotte and younger sister, Isabelle
Updated on Dec 09, 2021 08:23 AM IST
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Gautami Kapoor’s dissappointed with the response to Satyameva Jayate 2; wonders if the pandemic has made people harsh

Gautami Kapoor is disappointed
Gautami Kapoor says she is in a good place in her career right now. (Fotocorp)
Gautami Kapoor says she is in a good place in her career right now. (Fotocorp)
Published on Dec 02, 2021 08:23 PM IST
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Ashutosh Rana: More than age, edge is important. Today I have a good balance of josh and hosh

“The kind of life one lives should be full of substance, I believe,” says actor Ashutosh Rana sharing his philosophy about life
With two OTT movie releases- Pagglait and Hungama 2 and a web show, Chhatrasal this year, Ashutosh Rana is excited to see the change in the way we tell stories but also that the audiences are ready and accepting different stories.
With two OTT movie releases- Pagglait and Hungama 2 and a web show, Chhatrasal this year, Ashutosh Rana is excited to see the change in the way we tell stories but also that the audiences are ready and accepting different stories.
Published on Nov 11, 2021 11:37 AM IST
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Satish Kaushik on why people ask him to write his biography

With a number of projects lined up this year, his film Kaagaz getting a good response on OTT and his Haryanvi film bagging a National Award, Satish Kaushik is grateful for such good times
The filmmaker recently sung a song called Chatar Patar, which is about being old world in this new age.
The filmmaker recently sung a song called Chatar Patar, which is about being old world in this new age.
Updated on Nov 10, 2021 10:00 PM IST
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Niti Taylor: I do what makes me happy, not to impress others

Birthday girl Niti Taylor talks about her career moves, not working during the pandemic and why intimate scenes are a no-no
Last seen in the TV show, Ishqbaaz, Taylor admits she while her acting career has been good, she does miss something. “In 12 years of my career, I haven’t yet got that one role, that one show which makes them famous world over.”
Last seen in the TV show, Ishqbaaz, Taylor admits she while her acting career has been good, she does miss something. “In 12 years of my career, I haven’t yet got that one role, that one show which makes them famous world over.”
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 12:19 PM IST
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Nishant Malkhani: Age is nothing to be ashamed of

The 34-year-old admits that though he hasn’t been called “uncle” yet but if it happens he will “just laugh it off”.
Nishant says, “Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan have proved age doesn’t define stardom or affect following.”
Nishant says, “Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan have proved age doesn’t define stardom or affect following.”
Published on Nov 06, 2021 09:07 PM IST
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Saumya Tandon: After two years, Diwali will be all about festivities and family time

Saumya Tandon is glad for “happy times” as she after two years she met her in-laws and is looking forward to meeting her sisters soon as well
Saumya Tandon is also going abroad to spend time with her sisters later this month.
Saumya Tandon is also going abroad to spend time with her sisters later this month.
Updated on Nov 03, 2021 12:58 PM IST
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Urmila Matondkar: People are assuming that Covid is gone but it’s lurking around the corner

The actor, who tested positive, says people should keep their guard up and continue to take precautions
Urmila Matondkar says, “I want to tell them to be responsible citizens and don’t hesitate to get tested.”
Urmila Matondkar says, “I want to tell them to be responsible citizens and don’t hesitate to get tested.”
Published on Nov 02, 2021 09:04 PM IST
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Pooja Hegde: This year was all about pushing the limit

With a handful of interesting films in her kitty, Pooja Hegde will be living out of her suitcase until the end of this year as she manages film shoots.
She is scheduled to shuttle to and fro among India and the Maldives to honour her work commitments.
She is scheduled to shuttle to and fro among India and the Maldives to honour her work commitments.
Published on Nov 02, 2021 07:58 PM IST
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Wamiqa Gabbi preps for a more inclusive festive time for stray animals

The Grahan actor wants people to celebrate responsibly and is using social platforms to create awareness
Wamiqa says, “Let’s make this a happy Diwali not just for you and me but for our animal friends too.”
Wamiqa says, “Let’s make this a happy Diwali not just for you and me but for our animal friends too.”
Updated on Nov 02, 2021 06:56 PM IST
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#WhereAreThey: It took us 10 years to reach a pan-India competition: Prince Group

The first season winners of the reality show India’s Got Talent (IGT), The Prince Group led by T. Krishna Mohan Reddy, says winning the show put them on the map.
“We are happy that we won the show as it was a big deal for us, coming from the humble background that we do,” shares Reddy, whose troupe had participants from age 15 to 37.
“We are happy that we won the show as it was a big deal for us, coming from the humble background that we do,” shares Reddy, whose troupe had participants from age 15 to 37.
Published on Oct 27, 2021 12:22 PM IST
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#WhereAreThey Series: Over the years, my growth as an artiste has been phenomenal:Sanjeevani Bhelande

Winner of season one of Sa Re Ga Ma, Sanjeevani Bhelande talks about her journey, her thoughts on reality shows and why she loves classical music
Sanjeevani says, “I composed over 100 spiritual tracks which is where my strength lies.”
Sanjeevani says, “I composed over 100 spiritual tracks which is where my strength lies.”
Published on Oct 20, 2021 08:27 PM IST
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Satyajeet Dubey: Had to wait for 10 years for recognition. Many people are now paying attention to me

Actor Satyajeet Dubey admits that though he has done films, big and small, he never got such a reception as he did for Mumbai Diaries 26/11.
Satyajeet Dubey says, “I didn’t want to be part of projects for the heck of it or for visibility. Your choices make your career.”
Satyajeet Dubey says, “I didn’t want to be part of projects for the heck of it or for visibility. Your choices make your career.”
Published on Oct 20, 2021 08:12 PM IST
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Dalljiet Kaur: Raising my son right in life will be my win

Actor Dalljiet Kaur talks about her experiences as a single mother and her endeavour to be a modern parent
As a modern parent, she wants her son to learn that “women go to work and men can cook too”.
As a modern parent, she wants her son to learn that “women go to work and men can cook too”.
Published on Oct 19, 2021 08:00 PM IST
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Rasika Dugal: I don’t know who my competitors are. It kind of relives me of the burden of competitive spirit

A sought after actor on OTT, the artiste feels there are no stars in the web space, “which is healthy”
Rasika Dugal says, “I have done not just different sorts of roles but also played different ages like Mirzapur’s Beena Tripathi and Delhi Crime’s Neeti Singh.”
Rasika Dugal says, “I have done not just different sorts of roles but also played different ages like Mirzapur’s Beena Tripathi and Delhi Crime’s Neeti Singh.”
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 07:17 PM IST
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K-dramas craze takes over OTT

Audiences around the world are falling in love with Korean stories, artists, and culture and India is no exception. We take a look at why K-dramas haven taken India by storm
Can’t stop bingeing on K-dramas
Can’t stop bingeing on K-dramas
Published on Oct 17, 2021 02:09 PM IST
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