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Maradona is escorted out of a courthouse amid charges that he shot and injured journalists outside his home in 1994. “Whatever good I may do, they will still remember me for the bad I’ve done,” he once said.(Reuters)

I made mistakes, and I paid for them. But the ball is still pure: Maradona the antagonist

By Aditya Iyer (Chief Cricket Writer) | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 12:02 PM IST
The cameras caught him in all avatars between saint and sinner, in all ages between old and young, in all sizes between fat and fit and in all emotions between darling and deplorable. But one trait remained a constant for the gaze of the ever-present lens in his life – his loneliness.
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Actor Sanjay Kapoor, who made his acting debut with Prem in 1995, completes 25 years in Bollywood, this year
Actor Sanjay Kapoor, who made his acting debut with Prem in 1995, completes 25 years in Bollywood, this year

As an actor, once I’m in front of a camera, the medium doesn’t matter at all to me: Sanjay Kapoor

By Prashant Singh | HT Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 02:00 PM IST
Actor Sanjay Kapoor says during the lockdown, the reach of OTT platforms and web shows have quadrupled; adds OTT content is making everyone pull up their socks
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Irrfan Khan in The Warrior.
Irrfan Khan in The Warrior.

‘Irrfan Khan used to ring me up at 2 am just to chat’: Director Asif Kapadia pays tribute

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 08:48 AM IST
Director Asif Kapadia, whose film The Warrior turned around the fortunes of Irrfan Khan as an actor, has paid tribute in a moving piece.
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Argentine former football player Diego Armando Maradona(Getty Images)
Argentine former football player Diego Armando Maradona(Getty Images)

God, man, superman: Finding Maradona in Naples

By Dhiman Sarkar | Kolkata
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 09:47 AM IST
Maradona’s growing fame coincided with football becoming flush with riches. It has got richer, but generations after him have built mighty walls and fortresses to insulate themselves. Footballers live in a bubble today. Maradona came to Naples in search of peace but lived in full public glare.
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The film is a football fans delight with scene after scene of the legend in action.
The film is a football fans delight with scene after scene of the legend in action.

Maradona is like a gangster film: Asif Kapadia on his biopic on the legend

By Dipanjan Sinha | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 08:25 PM IST
The filmmaker talks about the art of telling real stories about famous people
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Asif Kapadia(Photo: Getty images)
Asif Kapadia(Photo: Getty images)

‘I want you to feel what Maradona went through’

By Navneet Vyasan | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 03:29 PM IST
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Asif Kapadia’s latest documentary tries to differentiate Diego from Maradona, two completely different personalities
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Diego Maradona cheers after the Napoli team clinches its first Italian major league title in Naples, Italy(Meazza Sambucetti/AP/Shutterstock)
Diego Maradona cheers after the Napoli team clinches its first Italian major league title in Naples, Italy(Meazza Sambucetti/AP/Shutterstock)

Up close and personal: Rashid Irani reviews Diego Maradona

By Rashid Irani | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2019 02:25 PM IST
Asif Kapadia’s latest documentary offers a revelatory peek into the soccer superstar’s colourful life, on and off the football field
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Diego Maradona movie review: Director Asif Kapadia returns to examine the price of fame.
Diego Maradona movie review: Director Asif Kapadia returns to examine the price of fame.

Diego Maradona movie review: Asif Kapadia gives football’s flashiest figure the true-crime treatment

By Rohan Naahar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 08:24 AM IST
Diego Maradona movie review: The Academy Award-winning Asif Kapadia gives football’s flashiest figure the true-crime treatment.
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The Grand Theatre Lumiere is the main hall of the opening ceremony(AFP)
The Grand Theatre Lumiere is the main hall of the opening ceremony(AFP)

Travel: At Cannes, it IS about films!

By Sanjeev Bijli | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 12:35 AM IST
Don’t be fooled by the fashion and the frippery. Behind the scenes, there are billions of dollars in business
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Aishwarya Rai is accompanied with daughter Aaradhya.
Aishwarya Rai is accompanied with daughter Aaradhya.

Cannes diary: Aishwarya Rai confirms doing Mani Ratnam’s next, says she keeps it real with Aaradhya

By Anupama Chopra | Hindustan Times, Cannes
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 02:36 PM IST
Anupama Chopra interviewed Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Asif Kapadia, Werner Herzog and Sonam Kapoor at Cannes. Here is an interesting sneak peek.
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