UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 10:49 AM IST
Even with its digital screenings and shrunken line-up, TIFF felt like a minor miracle; a reminder that storytelling never stops.
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 11:24 AM IST
As films go direct to streaming platforms, female-led movies could finally get a fair shot at finding their audience. Reduced post-Covid budgets could help.
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 08:06 PM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic has sent Bollywood A-listers into hibernation, but perhaps it can open doors for new talent once things resume, writes Anupama Chopra.
SS Rajamouli accepts Kabir Singh director’s challenge, his next production will have him doing housework
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 03:07 PM IST
SS Rajamouli will post a video while doing household work amid coronavirus lockdown, says it is important to share household chores.
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 09:49 PM IST
Deepika Padukone has shared a major throwback picture of herself, eating paranthas with a couple of friends. See it here.
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 07:57 PM IST
Politeness, modesty, humility and reticence are recurring qualities among the this film fraternity from the south
Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 07:17 PM IST
In Bollywood today, every hit is the beginning of a new franchise. And 2020 is the year when the trend seems set to peak
Shah Rukh Khan once received a script so outrageous that fans want their ears cleaned with bleach after hearing it
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 11:06 AM IST
Shah Rukh Khan must have got his fair share of bad scripts but surely nothing will ever come close to this one.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2020 05:19 PM IST
‘Amitabh Bachchan experienced a similar creative spring in the early years of the new millennium. But the women, even those not in the leading-lady rat race, aren’t cutting loose quite as much.’
Kangana Ranaut on Saif Ali Khan’s ‘no concept of India before British’ comment: ‘If there was no Bharat, what was Mahabharat?’
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Kangana Ranaut, who has worked with Saif Ali Khan in Rangoon, talked about what she thought of his recent comment about the identity of India.
A star is born: Anupama Chopra looks back at how Hrithik Roshan’s debut set the bar high for future newcomers
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2020 04:39 PM IST
20 years ago, Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai wasn’t just a blockbuster. It generated a hysteria comparable to Beatlemania
Hindustan Times | By Anupama Chopra
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2019 07:26 PM IST
Empowered writers, original music, an exchange of ideas across languages... a wishlist for the year ahead.
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 02:59 PM IST
Malayalam actor Parvathy Thiruvothu’s firm stand against Arjun Reddy and Kabir Singh on a recent show won her applause but the actor was also called out for a casual reference to ‘bipolar disorder’.
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 04:35 PM IST
A festival insists that you watch films you would never have encountered otherwise.
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 07:51 PM IST
The megastar completes 50 years in Hindi cinema this month
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2019 05:25 PM IST
It’s a treat when actors let go of on-screen vanity for a film, says Anupama Chopra
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 01:54 PM IST
Saif Ali Khan has said that the paparazzi have stopped hanging out outside his house after neighbours complained and the police was called. He said that Taimur is very pleased.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2019 05:37 PM IST
Cinema can sometimes echo your soul, be a friend and a guide
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 10:11 PM IST
Some have begun to use their massive clout, online and off, for greater good.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2019 07:51 PM IST
Done right, these numbers are joyous. It’s time to rename them
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2019 06:17 PM IST
Surprise! The truly innovative cinema like Virus or Village Rockstars, Super Deluxe, Sairat, Kumbalangi Nights or the Baahubali franchise, is emerging from outside Mumbai.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2019 06:10 PM IST
Twitter trolls, on both sides of the political axis, need to stop looking for a conspiracy in every movie review, says Anupama Chopra.
Vijay Deverakonda defends Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s Kabir Singh comments: ‘Maybe he was in a relationship where they abused each other’
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 06:03 PM IST
Vijay Deverakonda has defended his Arjun Reddy director Sandeep Reddy Vanga over his recent, controversial comments regarding Kabir Singh’s depiction of toxic masculinity.
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 06:15 PM IST
In a country where 52% of women believe it is okay to be beaten by their husbands, the views of Sandeep Reddy Vanga, director Kabir Singh, apparently endorsing physical violence as a sign of love, are deeply disturbing.
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 05:50 PM IST
Stars are being asked to play charades or quiz each other, during interviews. But if standard Q&As are one rut, this is turning out to be just another. It’s time to rethink Bollywood promotions.
Sandeep Reddy Vanga says controversial interview edited: ‘Violence may be Kabir Singh’s way of expressing love, it’s not mine’
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 03:48 PM IST
Sandeep Reddy Vanga of Kabir Singh has claimed that his interview with Anupama Chopra was edited. He added that the content was ‘edited in a very wrong way’ which earned him a lot of flak from women.
Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga says he was misquoted in controversial interview: ‘It’s not assault, it’s liberty of expression’
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 07:54 PM IST
After defending his film, Kabir Singh, director Sandeep Reddy Vanga must now defend his equally controversial statements, made in a recent interview. That’s exactly what he has done.
Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga savaged on Twitter for controversial comments: ‘What an arrogant, sexist man’
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 08:21 PM IST
Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga has been savagely criticised online for controversial statements about his film, in which he seemingly condoned violence against women.
Hindustan Times | By Deepanjana Pal
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 12:46 AM IST
When characters like Kabir Singh, but when such cinematic characters become ideals, there is something rotten in the state of Indian masculinity
Hindustan Times | By Ruchi Kaushal
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 04:49 PM IST
As Ranveer Singh celebrates his 34th birthday this year, and here’s why he deserves all the respect and attention that’s coming his way.