Shreya Mukherjee

Shreya Mukherjee is a senior content producer at Hindustan Times. She has spent over eight years covering entertainment, features and hard-news. When not writing, her passion for travel, literature, films and music gets her going.

Articles by Shreya Mukherjee

Wish list of TV actors in 2021: Monthly pay, pension scheme, a weekly off and finite shows with better content

Looking forward to an evolved workplace atmosphere this year, actors Aasif Sheikh, Tarun Khanna, Neha Marda, Pranitaa Pandit, Amal Sehrawat and Meera Deosthale talk about the changes that they want to see in the TV industry.
From emergency fund, one day weekly off to pension, actors Meera Deosthale, Tarun Khanna, Neha Marda, Aasif Sheikh, among others tell us about the changes that they’re are looking forward to in the TV industry in 2021.
From emergency fund, one day weekly off to pension, actors Meera Deosthale, Tarun Khanna, Neha Marda, Aasif Sheikh, among others tell us about the changes that they’re are looking forward to in the TV industry in 2021.
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 06:13 PM IST
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Aakanksha Singh: Getting stereotyped on TV is a nightmare and it’s difficult to break a certain image

Actor Akanksha Singh took a break from TV and she blames it on the repetitive offers she was getting after Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha and Gulmohar Grand.
Actor Aakanksha Singh will be seen alongside Ajay Devgn in the latter’s directorial venture Mayday.
Actor Aakanksha Singh will be seen alongside Ajay Devgn in the latter’s directorial venture Mayday.
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 02:42 PM IST
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Himanshi Khurana on marriage plans with Asim Riaz: We’re in no hurry, our families are happy for us, but a relationship needs time

Singer-actor and Bigg Boss 13 contestant Himanshi Khurana says that she is happy and secured in her relationship with model-actor Asim Riaz. She also talks about having an eventful 2020 and reveals that her fans would get to see a lot more of her this year.
Himanshi Khurana says her next single is a peppy number.
Himanshi Khurana says her next single is a peppy number.
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 02:36 PM IST
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Kanika Kapoor on favouritism in music industry: There’s a lot of talent in our industry but then there’s also a lot of people who don’t get a chance

Singer Kanika Kapoor reveals she too faced rejections and got replaced for no valid reason, adding, that it’s never easy for an outsider anywhere.
Singer Kanika Kapoor has sung and composed a number of singles and playbacks in Bollywood.
Singer Kanika Kapoor has sung and composed a number of singles and playbacks in Bollywood.
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 10:44 PM IST
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Sharad Malhotra makes two hush-hush trips to Kolkata to meet family: Travel experiences have been scary, some people aren’t still following rules

Actor Sharad Malhotra,who has travelled to his home town Kolkata twice to be with his parents, says the experience has been really different.
Actor Sharad Malhotra is presently shooting for the TV show Naagin 5.
Actor Sharad Malhotra is presently shooting for the TV show Naagin 5.
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 01:16 PM IST
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New Year special | Vicky Kaushal: I wish for the world to get rid of coronavirus in 2021

Excited about having his plate full with work in 2021 with three projects so far, actor Vicky Kaushal says he’s grateful to be working with some of the most celebrated filmmakers. Talking about the pandemic, he urges everyone to take precautions as the virus scare isn’t over yet.
Actor Vicky Kaushal is known for his Bollywood films such as Sardar Udham Singh, The Immortal Ashwatthama and the biopic on Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw.
Actor Vicky Kaushal is known for his Bollywood films such as Sardar Udham Singh, The Immortal Ashwatthama and the biopic on Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw.
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 12:32 AM IST
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Zoa Morani on the initial setback in her career: It was massive mental pressure, I was at the lowest and people told me to try something else

Actor Zoa Morani says that everyone has a separate journey, everyone goes through the grind, and it doesn’t matters where one comes from and who their parents are.
Actor Zoa Morani’s upcoming Bollywood projects include Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Tuesdays and Thursdays and Reem Kagti’s Fallen.
Actor Zoa Morani’s upcoming Bollywood projects include Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Tuesdays and Thursdays and Reem Kagti’s Fallen.
Published on Dec 31, 2020 04:23 PM IST
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Twada kutta Tommy goes viral: Yashraj Mukhate, Ronit Ashra happy that Shehnaaz Gill liked their versions

Composer Yashraj Mukhate and social media content creator Ronit Ashra talk about their videos of Shehnaaz Gill taking the interner by storm and what’s next for them.
Composer Yashraj Mukhate and internet sensation Ronit Ashra’s videos on Shehnaaz Gill’s ‘Twada Kutta Tommy’ dialogue have set the internet on fire.
Composer Yashraj Mukhate and internet sensation Ronit Ashra’s videos on Shehnaaz Gill’s ‘Twada Kutta Tommy’ dialogue have set the internet on fire.
Updated on Dec 31, 2020 05:48 PM IST
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Shreya Dhanwanthary: I’m getting offers after Scam 1992’s success, but this industry gives preference to lineage over merit

Scam 1992 actor Shreya Dhanwanthary says in showbiz, one is going to meet people who give unnecessary advice, troll them both online and offline, but one needs to keep getting up, find innovative ways to move ahead.
Actor Shreya Dhanwanthary played the character of Sucheta Dalal in the much-talked about web show Scam 1992.
Actor Shreya Dhanwanthary played the character of Sucheta Dalal in the much-talked about web show Scam 1992.
Updated on Dec 28, 2020 03:53 PM IST
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Vir Das: Audience have been more honest and open with their emotions this year than ever before

Actor and stand-up comedian Vir Das says in times like these one’s art has to be that much honest and emotional to be able to acknowledge that everybody is a little vulnerable.
Actor and comedian Vir Das’ upcoming work includes a Bollywood project and one digital show. He is also writing content for his upcoming stand-up shows.
Actor and comedian Vir Das’ upcoming work includes a Bollywood project and one digital show. He is also writing content for his upcoming stand-up shows.
Updated on Dec 28, 2020 03:39 PM IST
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Rajesh Kumar irked over unofficial remake of Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai in Pakistan: It’s copyright violation and a total disaster

Actor Rajesh Kumar says that the Pakistani show Chana Jor Garam is a frame to frame copy of their show Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai.
Actor Rajesh Kumar played the role of Rosesh in cult comedy show Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai
Actor Rajesh Kumar played the role of Rosesh in cult comedy show Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai
Updated on Dec 27, 2020 07:25 PM IST
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Shilpa Shinde on her plans of taking up work on TV: I don’t see anything exciting happening right now

Actor Shilpa Shinde, who has done TV, films and now exploring web, says she can even perform on the streets if the story is appealing because as an artiste medium does not matter to her.
Actor Shilpa Shinde is all set to make her web debut with Pauraspur.
Actor Shilpa Shinde is all set to make her web debut with Pauraspur.
Published on Dec 27, 2020 05:34 PM IST
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Amit Sadh: Grateful how 2020 has been professionally, but not the year to be happy as you see so much despair, struggle around

Actor Amit Sadh is thankful for all the love the audience has showered on his craft and his projects this year, and urges everyone to stay close during these trying times.
Actor Amit Sadh will be seen next in the web series Zidd. He is also prepping for his next Bollywood project.
Actor Amit Sadh will be seen next in the web series Zidd. He is also prepping for his next Bollywood project.
Updated on Dec 27, 2020 01:52 PM IST
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TV industry stood strong amid the pandemic in 2020: Small screen’s big steps in the new normal

From following guidelines provided by the government to people testing positive on set, it hasn’t been an easy ride for television industry that resumed work amid the pandemic, but show did go on.
Amid the pandemic, TV industry put up a strong fight and have been trying their best to keep entertaining people amid all the stress.
Amid the pandemic, TV industry put up a strong fight and have been trying their best to keep entertaining people amid all the stress.
Updated on Dec 26, 2020 06:36 PM IST
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Sushant Divgikr: We need to voice against constant fat shaming, body shaming, transgender shaming, only then change will happen

Model-VJ-actor-singer Sushant Divgikr plans to start a campaign on social media against all the body shaming, slut shaming, fat shaming, transgender shaming... that happens around us.
Sushant Divgikr says his song Diamond is all about hope and courage.
Sushant Divgikr says his song Diamond is all about hope and courage.
Published on Dec 26, 2020 05:50 PM IST
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Mrunal Thakur: I’ve never done a comedy before, I feel it’s the toughest beat to crack for an actor

Actor Mrunal Thakur, who has a number of Bollywood projects coming up including a comedy that she’s trying for the first time, talks about the factors that determine if she should take up a role or project.
Actor Mrunal Thakur’s upcoming Bollywood projects include Jersey, Toofan, Aankh Micholi, Pippa and Hindi remake of Tamil film Thadam.
Actor Mrunal Thakur’s upcoming Bollywood projects include Jersey, Toofan, Aankh Micholi, Pippa and Hindi remake of Tamil film Thadam.
Updated on Dec 26, 2020 12:52 PM IST
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Harshita Shekhar Gaur: TV concepts are great but they lose the balance when they stretch a show

Actor Harshita Shekhar Gaur talks about doing limited series on TV, how web has opened up doors for her so much so that she has been getting offers to do lead part in films too.
Harshita Shekhar Gaur garnered a lot o praise with her portrayal of Dimpy in Mirzapur 2.
Harshita Shekhar Gaur garnered a lot o praise with her portrayal of Dimpy in Mirzapur 2.
Updated on Dec 25, 2020 05:37 PM IST
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Adaa Khan: I can’t do bold characters onscreen just to get instant views and attention, the story needs to justify the part

Actor Adaa Khan admits that the reason she had to reject a few offers on the web are because they had too much skin show, and she is right now more keen on doing impactful shows like Delhi Crime and Made In Heaven.
Actor Adaa Khan is known for TV shows such as Amrit Manthan, Naagin and Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara.
Actor Adaa Khan is known for TV shows such as Amrit Manthan, Naagin and Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara.
Updated on Dec 25, 2020 05:25 PM IST
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Kamya Panjabi: I had a bitter experience fighting for Pratyusha, I just hope Devoleena succeeds in getting justice for Divya

Actor Kamya Panjabi urges girls to not tolerate any kind of torture and to stand up for their own rights and justice.
Actor Kamya Panjabi urges girls to not tolerate any kind of domestic violence.
Actor Kamya Panjabi urges girls to not tolerate any kind of domestic violence.
Updated on Dec 25, 2020 05:09 PM IST
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Amruta Khanvilkar: I would rather get work on my capabilities than think about others who might be getting it on a platter

Actor Amruta Khanvilkar feels that people have become too sensitive these days and often tend to forget that good and bad exists everywhere.
Actor Amruta Khanvilkar’s last Bollywood project was Malang.
Actor Amruta Khanvilkar’s last Bollywood project was Malang.
Published on Dec 23, 2020 05:06 PM IST
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Coming to stardom: Child wonders on screen in 2020

A host of young actors including Aakshath Das in Serious Men, Inayat Verma in Ludo, Varin Roopani in Breathe: Into the Shadows, Vedant Desai and Deshna Dugad in Khaali Peeli and Pratyaksh Panwar in Aarya stole the show with their performances.
Young actors Inayat Verma, Aakshath Das, Varin Roopani, Deshna Dugad, Vedant Desai and Pratyaksh Panwar floored the audience with their performances this year.
Young actors Inayat Verma, Aakshath Das, Varin Roopani, Deshna Dugad, Vedant Desai and Pratyaksh Panwar floored the audience with their performances this year.
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 04:29 PM IST
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Babul Supriyo: There are people who’ve told me that they don’t subscribe to my politics but enjoy my singing

Singer and Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who recently released his single Shayera, says music keeps him charged up, it’s like that part of him without which he is incomplete.
Singer and Union Minister Babul Supriyo recently released his single Shayera.
Singer and Union Minister Babul Supriyo recently released his single Shayera.
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 02:44 PM IST
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Naman Shaw announces he’s going to be a father soon: We were anyway planning to start a family in 2020

Actor Naman Shaw says he and wife, producer Neha Mishra, have shortlisted a few names for their first child.
Actor Naman Shaw shares that his wife Neha Mishra’s due date is in March next year.
Actor Naman Shaw shares that his wife Neha Mishra’s due date is in March next year.
Published on Dec 19, 2020 04:24 PM IST
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Shivangi Joshi on TV actors being looked down upon: I once wanted to wear this designer’s outfit but my team was told that they don’t give clothes to TV actors

Actor Shivangi Joshi wants people to understand that artistes aren’t defined by mediums, and therefore everyone deserve equal respect.
Actor Shivangi Joshi is presently a part of the popular TV show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
Actor Shivangi Joshi is presently a part of the popular TV show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 07:38 PM IST
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Aditya Narayan on musicians buying fake likes and views: Thankfully nobody cared about subscribers and likes when Beethoven or Mozart ruled

Singer-host-actor Aditya Narayan says that many people across the world are trying to be popular online and to do that they are ready to go to any extent.
Singer-host-actor Aditya Narayan and his father, Udit Narayan, are planning to release a number of original tracks every year on latter’s YouTube channel.
Singer-host-actor Aditya Narayan and his father, Udit Narayan, are planning to release a number of original tracks every year on latter’s YouTube channel.
Published on Dec 18, 2020 07:27 PM IST
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Puneet Singh on Torbaaz getting positive response: Wanted to address the global problem of terrorism through a human story

Filmmaker Puneet Singh shares that it took time to make the Sanjay Dutt-starrer Torbaaz because the subject required a lot of research.
Filmmaker Puneet Singh (right) says that he and director Girish Malik (left) wanted to drive home the message of peace through their lfilm Torbaaz starring Sanjay Dutt.
Filmmaker Puneet Singh (right) says that he and director Girish Malik (left) wanted to drive home the message of peace through their lfilm Torbaaz starring Sanjay Dutt.
Published on Dec 18, 2020 07:18 PM IST
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Bollywood rekindles its love affair with mythology, a slew of big films are in the offing

With mythological films such as Akshay Kumar’s Ram Setu, Prabhas’ Adipurush, Vicky Kaushal’s The Immortal Ashwatthama and Deepika Padukone’s Draupadi, film lovers can look forward to larger-than-life experience on screen.
Actors Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Vicky Kaushal and Prabhas, among others, will be seen next in films based on mythology.
Actors Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Vicky Kaushal and Prabhas, among others, will be seen next in films based on mythology.
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 07:13 PM IST
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Devoleena Bhattacharjee on justice for Divya Bhatnagar: Won’t stop till Gagan Gabru is put behind bars for torturing my friend

Actor Devoleena Bhattacharjee says that Divya Bhatnagar tolerated all the physical and mental torture hoping things will work out between her and husband Gagan Gabru but when she could not take it any more she decided to separate and also filed a police complaint.
Actors Devoleena Bhattacharjee and Divya Bhatnagar became friends while working on the TV show Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto.
Actors Devoleena Bhattacharjee and Divya Bhatnagar became friends while working on the TV show Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto.
Published on Dec 18, 2020 12:56 PM IST
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Shweta Tripathi Sharma: Unlike most commercials films, on OTT, characters aren’t dry-cleaned

Given the kind of content churned out by OTT platforms, actor Shweta Tripathi Sharma says it’s not just a good time to be actor, storyteller, musician etc, but also a viewer, as they’re getting to experience engaging narratives.
Actor Shweta Tripathi Sharma’s upcoming work includes two web series and the Bollywood film, Rashmi Rocket.
Actor Shweta Tripathi Sharma’s upcoming work includes two web series and the Bollywood film, Rashmi Rocket.
Published on Dec 17, 2020 04:46 PM IST
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Asees Kaur: It becomes a challenge and you’ve to struggle more when you aren’t with a music label

Even though singer Asees Kaur claims that the industry is male-dominated, she is hopeful that with so many opportunities available right now, more doors will open up for female singers.
Singer Asees Kaur’s latest Bollywood songs are Jaan Ban Gaye (Khuda Hafiz) and Deedar De (Chhalaang).
Singer Asees Kaur’s latest Bollywood songs are Jaan Ban Gaye (Khuda Hafiz) and Deedar De (Chhalaang).
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 04:46 PM IST
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