Soumya Srivastava

Soumya Srivastava is a senior web producer at Hindustan Times. She writes about movies and TV because what else is there to life anyway.

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Warner Bros shares new release dates: Dune arrives October 2021, The Batman in May 2022

The release dates for Dune and The Batman have been pushed forward by six to 10 months due to the coronavirus pandemic. The audience is still vary of stepping out of their houses and visit a theatre.
Dune and The Batman, two of Warner Bros’ biggest upcoming releases, have both been delayed.
Dune and The Batman, two of Warner Bros’ biggest upcoming releases, have both been delayed.
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 06:35 PM IST
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Khaali Peeli movie review: Ishaan Khatter, Ananya Panday take you back to Bollywood’s mindless masala years

Khaali Peeli movie review: Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday play long-lost childhood sweethearts who are united years later on a night of unfortunate events. This Maqbool Khan film is electric, sometimes a little too much.
Khaali Peeli movie review: Ananya Panday and Ishaan Khatter film is what Bollywood likes to call ‘paisa vasool’.
Khaali Peeli movie review: Ananya Panday and Ishaan Khatter film is what Bollywood likes to call ‘paisa vasool’.
Updated on Oct 02, 2020 06:05 PM IST
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Vikrant Massey on filming intimate scenes with Bhumi Pednekar: ‘Only concern was my beard scratching her face’

Vikrant Massey plays a not-so-nice guy in his latest film, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare. In his interview with Hindustan Times, he talks about finding relatability in a selfish character, working with Bhumi Pednekar and more.
Vikrant Massey and Bhumi Pednekar in Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare.
Vikrant Massey and Bhumi Pednekar in Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare.
Updated on Sep 29, 2020 07:04 AM IST
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Shabana Azmi: ‘The fight today is not between religions but between world views that are tolerant or intolerant’

Shabana Azmi talks to Hindustan Times about Mee Raqsam heading to Co-SAFF in October and how it is inspiring to see the youth of Mijwan follow their dreams. The film, starring Danish Hussain and Aditi Subedi, released in August.
Shabana Azmi has talked about her film Mee Raqsam which stars Naseeruddin Shah.
Shabana Azmi has talked about her film Mee Raqsam which stars Naseeruddin Shah.
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 06:50 AM IST
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Vishal Bhardwaj on attack on Bollywood: ‘Those who are abusing are the ones who go and purchase tickets to watch films’

Filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj has denied the existence of a ‘toxic work culture’ in Bollywood, calling it a made up phenomenon. Vishal said only those with a vested interest are speaking against the film industry, trying to malign its image.
Vishal Bharadwaj with his wife Rekha Bharadwaj.
Vishal Bharadwaj with his wife Rekha Bharadwaj.
Updated on Sep 26, 2020 06:32 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Bollywood drugs probe: Designer Simone Khambata reaches NCB office

Fashion designer Simone Khambata was spotted outside the Narcotics Control Bureau office in Mumbai’s Colaba on Thursday morning. She was will be questioned about the alleged Bollywood drug ‘nexus’.
Simone Khambata outside the NCB office.(Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)
Simone Khambata outside the NCB office.(Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 11:32 AM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Bollywood drugs probe: Film producer Madhu Mantena reaches NCB office to record statement

Film producer Madhu Mantena was at the Narcotics Control Bureau’s office in Mumbai to record his statement in the Bollywood ‘drugs nexus’ case. He was called after his name cropped up in the statement of Sushant Singh Rajput’s talent manager Jaya Saha.
Madhu Mantena at the NCB office.(Varinder Chawla)
Madhu Mantena at the NCB office.(Varinder Chawla)
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 02:27 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

FIR filed against Anurag Kashyap after actor alleges rape, filmmaker to appear for questioning

An FIR was filed against Anurag Kashyap at Mumbai’s Versova police station on Tuesday night after a female actor claimed that the filmmaker raped her at his home, seven years ago. She had earlier accused him of molestation.
Anurag Kashyap will be called in for questioning.
Anurag Kashyap will be called in for questioning.
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 01:05 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Arjun Kapoor to donate his plasma, wants to help save lives

Arjun Kapoor has promised to donate his plasma to help save lives of other Covid-19 patients. The actor tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this month. He is currently recovering from the disease at home and is in isolation.
Arjun Kapoor will donate his plasma to save lives of Covid-19 patients.
Arjun Kapoor will donate his plasma to save lives of Covid-19 patients.
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 03:55 PM IST
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ByAsian News International | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Deepika Padukone may be summoned by NCB in drugs case if needed: report

A Narcotics Control Bureau official has said that actor Deepika Padukone may get summoned for questioning if needed, in the ongoing probe into the Bollywood’s drug use.
Deepika Padukone’s name has come up in Bollywood drugs abuse case.
Deepika Padukone’s name has come up in Bollywood drugs abuse case.
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 03:44 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Robert Downey Jr, Reese Witherspoon and other Hollywood celebs pay homage to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

From Robert Downey Jr to Chris Evans to Viola Davis, multiple Hollywood stars took to social media on Saturday to pay homage to late US Supreme Court justice and feminist icon, Ruth Bader Gindburg.
Candles and an image of late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg are seen as people gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court following her death.(REUTERS)
Candles and an image of late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg are seen as people gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court following her death.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 06:48 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Himani Shivpuri gets discharged from hospital after coronavirus diagnosis, thanks ‘Covid warriors’ with picture

Actor Himani Shivpuri was allowed to go home by her doctors on Saturday. She was diagnosed with Covid-19 and was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai on September 12. Himani will be quarantined at home.
Himani Shivpuri has been discharged from the hospital.
Himani Shivpuri has been discharged from the hospital.
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 03:29 PM IST
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Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare movie review: Bhumi Pednekar, Konkona Sen Sharma are in search of their shining stars

Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare movie review: Bhumi Pednekar and Konkona Sen Sharma star as two cousins with very different lives in Greater Noida. While one is looking to find passion again, the other simply wants to survive in a big, bad city.
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare: Bhumi Pednekar, Konkana Sen Sharma play cousins in the film.
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare: Bhumi Pednekar, Konkana Sen Sharma play cousins in the film.
Updated on Sep 18, 2020 09:54 PM IST
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Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino addresses criticism for lack of same-sex intimate scenes in movie

Filmmaker Luca Guadagnino has addressed James Ivory’s criticism of their film Call Me By Your Name. Ivory, who wrote the film’s screenplay and won the Oscar for it, says the movie shied away from showing nudity.
Call Me By Your Name starred Timothee Chalamet with Armie Hammer.
Call Me By Your Name starred Timothee Chalamet with Armie Hammer.
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 03:20 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Pooja Bhatt: ‘Does anyone care about people who use drugs to make the pain of living go away?’

Pooja Bhatt has tweeted about the people who give in to drug abuse as a way of living through their ‘painful lives’. The actor-filmmaker has added her voice to the ongoing conversation on drug abuse in Bollywood.
Pooja Bhatt has weighed in on debated on drug abuse.
Pooja Bhatt has weighed in on debated on drug abuse.
Updated on Sep 16, 2020 03:35 PM IST
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ByAsian News International | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Harry Styles to star with Dakota Johnson, Florence Pugh, Chris Pine in Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling

Harry Styles will be seen with Dakota Johnson, Florence Pugh and Chris Pine in Olivia Wilde’s follow-up to Booksmart, Don’t Worry Darling. He is replacing Shia LaBeouf on the thriller movie.
Harry Style’s second feature film will be with Dakota Johnson and Florence Pugh.
Harry Style’s second feature film will be with Dakota Johnson and Florence Pugh.
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 05:56 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Chris Hemsworth assures fans he is not saying goodbye to Thor with Love and Thunder: ‘At least I hope so’

Chris Hemsworth has assured his fans that he is not saying goodbye to his iconic role as Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He will pick up the Mjholnir once again with next instalment of the franchise--Thor: Love and Thunder.
Chris Hemsworth is looking forward to Thor: Love and Thunder.
Chris Hemsworth is looking forward to Thor: Love and Thunder.
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 05:31 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Rhea Chakraborty has revealed names of 15 Bollywood celebrities involved in drug use

Rhea Chakraborty has reportedly revealed the names of as many as 15 Bollywood celebrities who are involved in drug sourcing and using. The actor was arrested on Tuesday by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
Rhea Chakraborty has been sent in judicial custody till September 22 by a local court.(PTI)
Rhea Chakraborty has been sent in judicial custody till September 22 by a local court.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 04:10 PM IST
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ByAsian News International | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Mega Icons season 2 to follow lives of Deepika Padukone, AR Rahman, actor says ‘I feel incredibly humbled’

Deepika Padukone, AR Rahman, Kalpana Chawla and Ratan Tata’s stories to success will be featured in the new season of National Geographic’s Mega Icons. The show premieres on September 20.
Deepika Padukone says she feels humbled to be featured in Mega Icons.
Deepika Padukone says she feels humbled to be featured in Mega Icons.
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 03:48 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Kate Winslet regrets working with Woody Allen, Roman Polanski: ‘What was I doing?’

Kate Winslet has finally addressed her take on working with Woody Allen and Roman Polanski, both of whom have been accused of sexual misconduct. Kate said that he regrets working with them.
Kate Winslet has talked about working with Roman Polankshi and Woody Allen.
Kate Winslet has talked about working with Roman Polankshi and Woody Allen.
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 03:11 PM IST
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ByAsian News International | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

After Kangana Ranaut, BMC now issues show-cause notice to Manish Malhotra for ‘unauthorised construction’

After Kangana Ranaut, the BMC has issued notice to Manish Malhotra for ‘unauthorised construction’ at his residence. The fashion designer has been asked to revert in seven days and give sufficient cause as to why the work should not be pulled down
Manish Malhotra has been given seven days to revert.
Manish Malhotra has been given seven days to revert.
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 12:52 PM IST
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ByAsian News International | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Dune trailer: Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Jason Momoa are on an epic, very sandy journey through space. Watch

The first trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s Dune arrived on Wednesday. The film stars Timothee Chalamet as the lead with Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson and others.
Timothee Chalamet in Dune.
Timothee Chalamet in Dune.
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 12:06 PM IST
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ByAsian News International | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Keeping Up With The Kardashians ending after 20 seasons, Kim Kardashian says ‘we’ve made the difficult decision as a family‘

Kim Kardashian has shared a statement as Keeping Up With The Kardashians comes to an end after 20 seasons. The show was one of the biggest reality shows on American television featuring Kim and her famous sisters.
Keeping Up with the Kardashians was among the most popular reality shows of all time.
Keeping Up with the Kardashians was among the most popular reality shows of all time.
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 02:31 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Chhichhore turns 1: Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma remember Sushant Singh Rajput, say ‘you’ll be in our hearts forever’

On the one year anniversary of Chhichhore, the star cast --Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma--remembered the film’s lead star Sushant Singh Rajput. The film was directed by Nitesh Tiwari and was a big hit.
Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma were seen with Sushant Singh Rajput in Chhichhore.
Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma were seen with Sushant Singh Rajput in Chhichhore.
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 11:56 AM IST
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ByAsian News International | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Robert Pattinson tests positive for Covid-19, The Batman shoot suspended

The shoot for Matt Reeves’ The Batman was suspended on Thursday after a crew member tested positive for Covid-19. While Warner Brothers did not reveal the person’s names, multiple news reports suggested that it is film’s lead star Robert Pattinson.
Robert Pattinson plays The Batman.
Robert Pattinson plays The Batman.
Updated on Sep 04, 2020 07:07 AM IST
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Mariah Carey was ‘extremely uncomfortable’ when confronted with pregnancy rumours on Ellen

Mariah Carey has said that she had found it extremely uncomfortable when Ellen Degeneres asked her about her pregnancy in a 2008 interview. Mariah was asked to drink champagne to refute the rumors. She later suffered a miscarriage.
Mariah Carey was asked to drink champagne to prove if she wasn’t pregnant.
Mariah Carey was asked to drink champagne to prove if she wasn’t pregnant.
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 04:28 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare gets a release date, Bhumi Pednekar and Konkana Sen Sharma’s film out on Sept 18

Bhumi Pednekar and Konkana Sen Sharma’s Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare will be out on Netflix on September 18. The film stars the two actors are cousin with their very different lives and problems.
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare will be out on Netflix.
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare will be out on Netflix.
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 02:17 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Vidyut Jammwal’s action film Khuda Haafiz gets a sequel, filming begins in 2021

Vidyut Jammwal and Shivaleeka Oberoi will reprise their roles as Sameer and Nargis in the second instalment of Khuda Haafiz. The first film was released on Disney+ Hotstar last month.
Vidyut Jammwal will be seen in the second part of the action film, Khuda Haafiz.
Vidyut Jammwal will be seen in the second part of the action film, Khuda Haafiz.
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 12:57 PM IST
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ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Dwayne Johnson and his family test positive for Covid-19, actor calls it ‘most challenging, difficult thing’ they ever had to endure

Actor Dwayne Johnson has shared a video on Thursday, talking about how he and his family--wife and two daughters--have all recovered from Covid-19. He urged his fans to stay safe amid the coronavirus pandemic and even talked about how wearing masks has been made into a political agenda by some.
Dwayne Johnson and his family are all Covid-19 negative now.
Dwayne Johnson and his family are all Covid-19 negative now.
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 08:43 AM IST
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ByReuters | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Sonali Bendre goes back to work, shares video from shoot day

Actor Sonali Bendre has also returned to work after spending months at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. She stepped out for a photoshoot and shared her experience on social media with a video.
Sonali Bendre stepped out for a shoot and shared her experience on social media.
Sonali Bendre stepped out for a shoot and shared her experience on social media.
Updated on Sep 02, 2020 04:30 PM IST
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ByAsian News International | Posted by Soumya Srivastava
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