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10 missing as boat capsizes in Ghaghara river near UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

  • Relief and rescue operations are underway and the police is yet to ascertain if there are any casualties in the incident.
10 persons went missing as boat capsized in the Ghaghara river in Lakhimpur Kheri district on Wednesday. (Representative image)(HT_PRINT)
10 persons went missing as boat capsized in the Ghaghara river in Lakhimpur Kheri district on Wednesday. (Representative image)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Oct 20, 2021 05:13 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi

Vindhyachal Corridor, worth 300 crore, aims to give 'grand view' to UP temple

The Vindhyachal temple in Mirzapur, which sees scores of devotees flocking to pay a visit to the Goddess Vindhvasini, is a point of tourist interest for the state. The Vindhya Corridor, on completion, is expected to provide a clear view of the Ganga flowing in the northern direction of the temple.
In this 2018 file photo, Kanwariyas take a dip in the river Ganga on the first day of the holy month of Shravan, at Vindhyachal Dham in Mirzapur. (PTI)
In this 2018 file photo, Kanwariyas take a dip in the river Ganga on the first day of the holy month of Shravan, at Vindhyachal Dham in Mirzapur. (PTI)
Published on Aug 01, 2021 05:48 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Sunil Pal calls Manoj Bajpayee ‘gira hua aadmi’, likens The Family Man to ‘porn’

  • Sunil Pal slammed Manoj Bajpayee, calling him ‘badtameez (ill-mannered)’, and likened web series The Family Man and Mirzapur to ‘porn’.
Sunil Pal lashed out at Manoj Bajpayee and called him ‘badtameez (ill-mannered)’.
Sunil Pal lashed out at Manoj Bajpayee and called him ‘badtameez (ill-mannered)’.
Published on Jul 26, 2021 03:38 PM IST
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Ali Fazal to be part of initiative on mental health awareness

Ali Fazal will lend his support to series of sessions on mental health awareness that aims to focus on the importance of mental health during and after recovery from Covid-19.
Ali Fazal is known for his role in the Mirzapur series.
Ali Fazal is known for his role in the Mirzapur series.
Published on Jun 08, 2021 07:43 PM IST
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Vijay buys Jeep Compass after 'stealing' and 'fixing' cars in films

  • Vijay Varma shared pictures of his latest splurge, a Jeep Compass. See pictures of the car here.
Vijay Varma with latest car, a Jeep Compass.
Vijay Varma with latest car, a Jeep Compass.
Published on May 29, 2021 07:07 PM IST
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Rasika Dugal adds missing coolness to summer in a chic one-shoulder maxi dress

  • Out of Love 2 star Rasika Dugal shows how to beat pandemic blues, one hotness quotient at a time and her vibrant sizzling pictures in a hand brush painted one-shoulder draped maxi dress are proof
Rasika Dugal adds missing coolness to summer in a chic one-shoulder draped dress(Instagram/who_wore_what_when)
Rasika Dugal adds missing coolness to summer in a chic one-shoulder draped dress(Instagram/who_wore_what_when)
Updated on May 06, 2021 07:09 PM IST
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By Zarafshan Shiraz

5 of family killed after house collapses in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur

The victims have been identified as Umashankar (50), his wife Gudia (48); their sons Shubham (22) and Saurabh (18); and daughter Sandhya (20), police said, adding they were informed about the incident by the family's neighbours.
According to locals, the family had been living in the house for almost three generations.(HT Archives. Representative image)
According to locals, the family had been living in the house for almost three generations.(HT Archives. Representative image)
Published on Apr 28, 2021 06:25 PM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Mirzapur

SC may send notice to Yogi govt, Shashi Tharoor quips after action on 'Mirzapur'

In October, Mirzapur MP Anupriya Patel first raised objection over the portrayal of the UP town in the Amazon Prime web series.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said the same charges which have been brought against Amazon web series Mirzapur can be brought against the UP government as well. (PTI)
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said the same charges which have been brought against Amazon web series Mirzapur can be brought against the UP government as well. (PTI)
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 04:04 PM IST
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Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Amid Tandav row, BJP MP Vinod Sonkar demands action against makers of Mirzapur

Amid the controversy on Tandav, BJP Secretary and Lok Sabha MP from Kaushambi in Uttar Pradesh, Vinod Sonkar, has demanded action on the makers of the Mirzapur web series.
Pankaj Tripathi in a still from Mirzapur.
Pankaj Tripathi in a still from Mirzapur.
Published on Jan 21, 2021 02:49 PM IST
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Shubrajyoti Barat: After Mirzapur, people came to know I exist!

Mirzapur and Article 15 actor Shubrajyoti Barat has religiously done theatre for over two decades
Shubrajyoti Barat has acted in projects such as Mirzapur and Article 15.
Shubrajyoti Barat has acted in projects such as Mirzapur and Article 15.
Published on Jan 16, 2021 01:43 PM IST
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By Deep Saxena

Rasika Dugal: I almost feel guilty that many positive things happened for me at work in 2020, when it wasn’t so for many around me

Actor Rasika Dugal talks about the many highs in her career in 2020, adds that with her film Lootcase, she felt happy that she could be a part of “bringing some cheer and light heartedness to people’s lives” in a year like this.
Actor Rasika Dugal had two web shows and one direct to OTT release in 2020.
Actor Rasika Dugal had two web shows and one direct to OTT release in 2020.
Updated on Dec 28, 2020 05:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi

Pankaj Tripathi on Kaagaz: ‘No one would have thought that a plain-looking guy like me could be lead actor of any film’

Actor Pankaj Tripathi, who arrived in Mumbai in 2004 to pursue his passion as an actor, says he would never have expected back then to be a lead actor in any film. He will soon be seen as the lead in Kaagaz.
Pankaj Tripathi will play the lead in Kaagaz.
Pankaj Tripathi will play the lead in Kaagaz.
Updated on Dec 26, 2020 07:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Srivastava

2020: A year that redefined stardom in the entertainment industry

From Jaideep Ahlawat in Paatal Lok, Pratik Gandhi in Scam 1992, Masaba Gupta in Masaba Masaba, Jitendra Kumar in Panchayat to Vikrant Massey, who had three OTT projects that released this year, these actors and their performances ushered in a new era of stardom this year.
Pratik Gandhi and Jaideep Ahlawat gave standout performances in their web shows, Scam 1992 and Paatal Lok, respectively.
Pratik Gandhi and Jaideep Ahlawat gave standout performances in their web shows, Scam 1992 and Paatal Lok, respectively.
Updated on Dec 25, 2020 02:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty

I have got more than I could have asked for this year: Abhishek Banerjee

The actor proved his versatility with varied releases on OTT in 2020 including the antagonist in Pataal Lok, a comic role in PariWar, a dramatic act in Mirzapur 2, and the film, Bhosle.
Abhishek Banerjee is thankful that the projects he had shot for in 2019, aired this year. People appreciated his performances, including A-list actors, which encouraged him.
Abhishek Banerjee is thankful that the projects he had shot for in 2019, aired this year. People appreciated his performances, including A-list actors, which encouraged him.
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 06:16 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Kavita Awaasthi

Pankaj Tripathi condemns pointless abusive language on screen, says most memes of him are fake

Actor Pankaj Tripathi has said that most memes made on his characters are fake, and that he hopes creators of these memes show restraint.
Pankaj Tripathi in a still from Mirzapur.
Pankaj Tripathi in a still from Mirzapur.
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 10:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk

With OTT, we are still in the nascent stage. Exploiting the medium is herd mentality but that happens everywhere: Ali Fazal

With the rise of OTT, especially in 2020, and fresh content out every week on various platforms, the actor Fazal is hopeful that we won’t lose quality
Ali Fazal agrees that there is herd mentality and people are perhaps even going overboard as businesses take advantage of the rising trend on OTT. ( Photo By Rakesh Sidhana)
Ali Fazal agrees that there is herd mentality and people are perhaps even going overboard as businesses take advantage of the rising trend on OTT. ( Photo By Rakesh Sidhana)
Updated on Dec 13, 2020 11:19 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Kavita Awaasthi

Ali Fazal slams a food delivery chain for tasteless ad using Mirzapur ‘insinuations’: ‘Remove the hashtag if not your creative skills’

Ali Fazal has objected to the use of Mirzapur 2 hashtag in a tweet promoting a food delivery chain. The actor called out the use of ‘insinuations’ to sell food.
Ali Fazal plays the lead role in Mirzapur series.
Ali Fazal plays the lead role in Mirzapur series.
Published on Dec 11, 2020 12:01 PM IST
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Vikrant Massey: OTT gave me the chance to reconnect with my TV audience

Actor Vikrant Massey admits that him deciding to take up OTT projects was a good move on his part.
Vikrant Massey has been a part of web films such as Cargo, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare and Ginny Weds Sunny,
Vikrant Massey has been a part of web films such as Cargo, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare and Ginny Weds Sunny,
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 12:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakrborty

This year proved it’s now time for the new-age stars, says Priyanshu Painyuli

With two interesting films in hand, Rashmi Rocket and Pippa, the actor’s belief that producers are willing to take a risk with young faces based on the promise they see in them is reiterated.
Priyanshu says the year 2020 has been a gamechanger.
Priyanshu says the year 2020 has been a gamechanger.
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 12:55 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Kavita Awaasthi

Amitabh Bachchan’s Covid-19 confirmation tweet makes record, Dil Bechara and Mirzapur 2 most tweeted about in 2020

Twitter roundup: From Amitabh Bachchan’s Covid-19 confirmation to Vijay’s selfie with his fans, these were the most popular tweets of the year.
Amitabh Bachchan confirmed his Covid-19 diagnosis with a tweet in July.
Amitabh Bachchan confirmed his Covid-19 diagnosis with a tweet in July.
Updated on Dec 08, 2020 07:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk

Female’s the way on OTT: Women-fronted stories rule the web

A number of shows, series and films such as Aarya, Four More Shots Please!, Hundred, Flesh, Choked and Raat Akeli Hai that have done well goes on to show that OTT is exploring a lot of female-fronted narratives and how much the audience are enjoying them.
Actors Sushmita Sen, Swara Bhasker and Lara Dutta have headlined projects such as Aarya, Bhaag Beanie Bhag and Hundred, respectively this year on OTT.
Actors Sushmita Sen, Swara Bhasker and Lara Dutta have headlined projects such as Aarya, Bhaag Beanie Bhag and Hundred, respectively this year on OTT.
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 02:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi

I have learnt from Nawaz bhai that kuch actors ko toh choosy hona chahiye: Shweta Tripathi

Shweta Tripathi Sharma is glad that OTT has opened a new chapter and characters are not dry cleaned but flawed. “The idea of perfect which is sold to us for years is not real”.
Shweta Tripathi Sharma hopes stories on OTT inspire people to become better humans and a better society.
Shweta Tripathi Sharma hopes stories on OTT inspire people to become better humans and a better society.
Updated on Dec 04, 2020 04:10 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Kavita Awaasthi

Wait and Watch: What is the ideal gap between seasons of web series?

Filmmakers and actors talk about the factors that impact the gap between the seasons of web series.
A still from Aashram. The two seasons of the web series had the gap of just two months.
A still from Aashram. The two seasons of the web series had the gap of just two months.
Updated on Dec 04, 2020 02:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty

Liliput: Vertically challenged actors don’t have much scope, screen time given to us is less than any other supporting cast

Actor Liliput is happy with the exposures web is giving to everyone and adds that Dadda Tyagi’s character in Mirzapur 2 has made many believe he can do more, otherwise few could imagine him playing such a strong grey character.
Actor Liliput earned accolades for his portrayal Dadda Tyagi in Mirzapur 2.
Actor Liliput earned accolades for his portrayal Dadda Tyagi in Mirzapur 2.
Updated on Dec 04, 2020 12:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi

Anjum Sharma: Insiders getting contracts, meetings easily have more pressure, as an outsider there are no expectations from you

Actor Anjum Sharma says he realised his passion for acting when he was assisting director Aanand L Rai on a film.
Actor Anjum Sharma starred in the show Mirzapur 2 recently.
Actor Anjum Sharma starred in the show Mirzapur 2 recently.
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 03:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is Yahoo’s most searched show of 2020, beats out Bigg Boss and Mirzapur

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah beat out the likes of Bigg Boss and Mirzapur to top Yahoo’s list of the most searched films and TV shows of 2020. Check the full list here.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is the most popular show of the year, according to Yahoo.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is the most popular show of the year, according to Yahoo.
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 07:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk

Mumbai Police shares clip from Mirzapur to convey cyber safety message

“Meme game so strong,” read one comment under the post.
The image shows actor Pankaj Tripathi, as the fictional character Akhandanand Tripathi.(Instagram/@mumbaipolice)
The image shows actor Pankaj Tripathi, as the fictional character Akhandanand Tripathi.(Instagram/@mumbaipolice)
Published on Dec 01, 2020 06:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja

Mirzapur 2 actor Priyanshu Painyuli: We wanted to get married early this year, but had to postpone it to November due to Covid

Actor Priyanshu Painyuli, who will be seen in forthcoming Bollywood films such as Rashmi Rocket and Pippa, talks about his marriage with girlfriend actor-dancer Vandana Joshi in Dehradun this week.
Actors Priyanshu Painyuli and Vandana Joshi are getting married on November 26 after dating for seven years.
Actors Priyanshu Painyuli and Vandana Joshi are getting married on November 26 after dating for seven years.
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 02:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi

Indian cinema is not all Bollywood and that’s a barrier that’s been hard to break: Ali

Having forayed into Hollywood, Ali Fazal says he is thankful to Indian actors, including Irrfan, Om Puri, and Shashi Kapoor, who have worked for decades to earn a level playing field for brown actors.
For decades, masterful filmmakers and actors have systematically worked towards depicting the real India on screen, says Ali.
For decades, masterful filmmakers and actors have systematically worked towards depicting the real India on screen, says Ali.
Updated on Nov 22, 2020 03:34 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Kavita Awaasthi

Sunday Debate: Mirzapur vs A Suitable Boy

On that blockbuster weekend, what did you watch first? And what that says about you...
Which one did you watch first?
Which one did you watch first?
Updated on Nov 22, 2020 08:53 AM IST
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