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Actor Ridhi Dogra has been a part of TV shows such as Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak? and Woh Apna Sa.

Ridhi Dogra: I am not going to lie and say there’s no hierarchy shown towards TV and film actors, I have faced that

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 11:39 AM IST
Actor Ridhi Dogra says when she decided to be an actor, there weren’t 15 people lined up, saying ‘she should be an actor’, rather it was her personal decision and she was ready to face the challenges that would come her way.
Actor Jay Soni recently starred in web series Twisted 3.
Actor Jay Soni recently starred in web series Twisted 3.

Jay Soni on biases about TV actors: Don’t judge before trying and testing

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 03:49 PM IST
Actor Jay Soni says that he feels that actors cannot be judged or measured on the basis of the medium he is a part of.
Actor Madhurima Tuli has starred in films such as Baby, Naam Shaban and Hamari Adhuri Kahani.
Actor Madhurima Tuli has starred in films such as Baby, Naam Shaban and Hamari Adhuri Kahani.

Madhurima Tuli on controversies around Bollywood: People are just trying to make a fuss about it

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 12:21 PM IST
Actor Madhurima Tuli says Since the film industry is related to media, a lot so it is out there in front of everyone and that is why it gets talked about.
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was recently seen in the Netflix film Serious Men.
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was recently seen in the Netflix film Serious Men.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Yes, I have done films just for money and I will do so in future as well

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 06:09 PM IST
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui talks about why he has no qualms about taking up the occasional masala potboiler.
Mahesh Bhatt’s lawyer says they will take legal action against Luviena Lodh.
Mahesh Bhatt’s lawyer says they will take legal action against Luviena Lodh.

Mahesh Bhatt to take legal action against Luviena Lodh after she called him a don, accused him of harassment in video

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 07:32 PM IST
Luviena Lodh, the wife of Vishesh Films employee Sumit Sabherwal, has released a video accusing Mahesh Bhatt of harassment. She said that Sumit supplies drugs to film actors and she has filed for divorce.
Alaya did not grow up dreaming of being an ator, but to be in a profession where she could make confident and secure long-term plans. Styling: Satnam Ratansi; On her: Top, The Pink Porcupine; shorts, Bershka; necklaces, Bansri Mehta Design; earrings, H&M(Subi Samuel)
Alaya did not grow up dreaming of being an ator, but to be in a profession where she could make confident and secure long-term plans. Styling: Satnam Ratansi; On her: Top, The Pink Porcupine; shorts, Bershka; necklaces, Bansri Mehta Design; earrings, H&M(Subi Samuel)

HT Brunch Cover Story: Confessions of a bright young star

Hindustan Times | By Alaya F
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 07:45 AM IST
The 22-year-old actor, Alaya F, writes an exclusive piece on the ideas and insecurities of a Bollywood star-in-waiting
Actor Kubbra Sait’s earned accolades for portraying Kukoo in Sacred Games.
Actor Kubbra Sait’s earned accolades for portraying Kukoo in Sacred Games.

Kubbra Sait on OTT: You don’t have to be a bankable star to be a part of a bankable story

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 05:28 PM IST
Actor Kubbra Sait says it doesn’t matter who you are, there’s equal space for everyone on OTT.
Devoleena will soon be seen in Saath Nibhana Saathiya season 2.
Devoleena will soon be seen in Saath Nibhana Saathiya season 2.

Devoleena Bhattacharjee shuts trolls after she is targeted for supporting Ankita Lokhande: ‘I never used drugs’

PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2020 03:32 PM IST
Devoleena has the perfect reply for trolls digging up her past as she extends support to Ankita Lokhande over the Pavitra Rishta actor’s comments on late Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty.
Karan Tacker’s portrayal of Farooq Ali in web series Special OPS garnered him good response.
Karan Tacker’s portrayal of Farooq Ali in web series Special OPS garnered him good response.

Karan Tacker on his friendship with Karan Johar: I don’t look at him to get work in Bollywood

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 01:44 PM IST
Actor Karan Tacker says he doesn’t mind being called a TV or film or a web actor as long as these tags come with respect.
Actor Devoleena Bhattacharjee have been a part of TV shows such as Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto, Saath Nibhaana Saathiya and Bigg Boss 13.
Actor Devoleena Bhattacharjee have been a part of TV shows such as Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto, Saath Nibhaana Saathiya and Bigg Boss 13.

Devoleena Bhattacharjee: What’s the difference between film and TV acting? It’s time Bollywood stops looking down upon TV actors

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 02:56 PM IST
Actor Devoleena Bhattacharjee, who is interested in working in Bollywood and has been getting offers, hopes that the film industry would judge her by her talent and not ponder on the fact that she has a television background.
Plabita Borthakur made her Bollywood debut with PK in 2014 and starred in critically acclaimed film Lipstick Under My Burkha in 2017.
Plabita Borthakur made her Bollywood debut with PK in 2014 and starred in critically acclaimed film Lipstick Under My Burkha in 2017.

Plabita Borthakur on OTT vs theatre debate: Web is the saviour in this crisis, our work must find its audience

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 03:54 PM IST
Actor Plabita Borthakur says she, too, would like her films to be viewed in theatres. She also adds that more than actors, for DOPs, it’s all the more important because the look and feel of the movie they shot gets the right expression on the 70 mm screen.
Aftab Shivdasani starred in films such as Mr. India (1987), Shahenshah (1988) and, ChaalBaaz (1989) as a child actor
Aftab Shivdasani starred in films such as Mr. India (1987), Shahenshah (1988) and, ChaalBaaz (1989) as a child actor

Aftab Shivdasani, Sana Saeed, Ahsaas Chaana: Do child actors have it easy when they get relaunched in films?

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2020 11:07 PM IST
While the insiders vs outsiders debate rages on, where do child actors stand? Are they insiders who get an easy access in the film industry or do they have to stand in audition queues like other newcomers?
Farhan Akhtar feels the lockdown has given us an opportunity to reflect on our priorities and life. Make-up: Swapnil Pathare; Hair: Saurabh Bhatkar @BBlunt. Farhan Akhtar’s team: Rohidas Debnath (bodyguard), Mukesh Asati (attendant), Santosh Mayana (driver)(Errikos Andreou)
Farhan Akhtar feels the lockdown has given us an opportunity to reflect on our priorities and life. Make-up: Swapnil Pathare; Hair: Saurabh Bhatkar @BBlunt. Farhan Akhtar’s team: Rohidas Debnath (bodyguard), Mukesh Asati (attendant), Santosh Mayana (driver)(Errikos Andreou)

HT Brunch cover story: Farhan of few words

Hindustan Times | By Jamal Shaikh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2020 06:36 AM IST
Understated performances, insane body transformations or his courage to speak his mind. What makes actor Farhan Akhtar a consistent favourite among the fans?
Sushant Singh Rajput, a TV actor, made his Bollywood debut with Kai Po Che! in 2013
Sushant Singh Rajput, a TV actor, made his Bollywood debut with Kai Po Che! in 2013

Sushant Singh Rajput’s death sparks a debate: Is acceptance in Bollywood still a struggle for TV stars?

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 10:18 PM IST
Does the small-screen tag still weigh down actors keen to make a transition to the big screen?
Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan has been inspiring fans to stay fit during self-quarantine in the time of the coronavirus outbreak.(Instagram)
Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan has been inspiring fans to stay fit during self-quarantine in the time of the coronavirus outbreak.(Instagram)

Coronavirus Lockdown: Big B works out at home, asks fans to keep ‘the gym going’

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 05:31 PM IST
Coronavirus Lockdown: Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan has been inspiring fans to stay fit during self-quarantine in the time of the coronavirus outbreak.
Divya Dutta has worked in films such as Veer Zaara, Dilli 6, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and others.
Divya Dutta has worked in films such as Veer Zaara, Dilli 6, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and others.

Divya Dutta: ‘I once lost a role because I was told I am fair’

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 08:26 AM IST
Divya Dutta said she was once rejected for a film as the makers wanted a darker woman to play a villager.
Shaukat Kaifi died after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Shaukat Kaifi died after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Shabana Azmi’s mother Shaukat Kaifi dies, Javed Akhtar says ‘She wanted to come back to her own room where she stayed for a day or two’

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 09:20 AM IST
The 93-year-old actor, who was last seen in Saathiya, had been unwell for a while due to age-related illnesses. She is survived by her children -- actor Shabana Azmi and cinematographer Baba Azmi.
Sunny Deol, BJP MP from Gurdaspur, arrives for the second day of the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha at Parliament House in New Delhi on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Sunny Deol, BJP MP from Gurdaspur, arrives for the second day of the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha at Parliament House in New Delhi on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

Sunny Deol, BJP MP, asked to ‘reconcile’ poll expenses crossing Rs 70 lakh limit

Hindustan Times, Pathankot | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 09:59 PM IST
The notice to Deol to “reconcile” his poll expenditure account was issued by Gurdaspur District Election Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner Vipul Ujjwal.
Popular film actor and YSRC star campaigner Prithviraj got his head tonsured to offer his hair to Lord Venkateshwara of the Tirumala temple in Chittoor district, seeking victory for the party in the polls.(PTI PHOTO)
Popular film actor and YSRC star campaigner Prithviraj got his head tonsured to offer his hair to Lord Venkateshwara of the Tirumala temple in Chittoor district, seeking victory for the party in the polls.(PTI PHOTO)

With poll results in a week, Andhra politicians flock to temples

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 06:23 PM IST
The elections to 175 assembly seats and 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state were held on April 11 and the results would be declared along with the general election results on May 23.
National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma(HT Photo)
National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma(HT Photo)

Azam Khan controversy: Candidates like him should be banned from polls, says NCW chairperson

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Arshdeep Arshi, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 09:57 PM IST
Azam Khan had made a ‘khaki’ comment on film actor and BJP candidate Jaya Prada. Sharma had taken note of the remark and had even tweeted against it terming the comment ‘extremely disgraceful’.
A 25-year-old man, who reportedly posed as a newspaper photojournalist to attend a “Page 3 party” at a five-star hotel in the capital on Thursday, has been nabbed by the police.
A 25-year-old man, who reportedly posed as a newspaper photojournalist to attend a “Page 3 party” at a five-star hotel in the capital on Thursday, has been nabbed by the police.

Man poses as photographer to gatecrash ‘Page 3’ parties, caught after two years

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 07:53 AM IST
He was arrested after the hotel’s guards identified him from a photo they had earlier been given by the police, the investigating officials said.
While most actors treat theatre as a stepping stone to Bollywood, Makarand Deshpande, even after giving some stellar performances in mainstream Hindi films prides himself to be a theatre actor first ; Location courtesy: Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai ; Shirt, Mufti; suit, Louis Philippe.(Prabhat Shetty)
While most actors treat theatre as a stepping stone to Bollywood, Makarand Deshpande, even after giving some stellar performances in mainstream Hindi films prides himself to be a theatre actor first ; Location courtesy: Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai ; Shirt, Mufti; suit, Louis Philippe.(Prabhat Shetty)

Theatre Special by Makarand Deshpande: 10 reasons why drama is syrup for the soul

Hindustan Times | By Makarand Deshpande
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 10:54 PM IST
The most distinctive face on Indian stage tells you why you should watch a play tonight
Writer Saadat Hasan Manto.(HT Photo)
Writer Saadat Hasan Manto.(HT Photo)

Manto’s Bombay stories and Mumbai’s debt

Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2018 12:02 AM IST
Actor Isha Sharmaa has signed two films down south.
Actor Isha Sharmaa has signed two films down south.

There no longer is a stigma attached to TV actors: Isha Sharmaa

By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 05:50 PM IST
Actor Isha Sharmaa, who has been a part of TV show Jamai Raja and web series Twisted, says small screen actors today get the respect they deserve.
Filmmakers Kabir Khan, Zoya Akhtar and Imtiaz Ali are all exploring the digital space.
Filmmakers Kabir Khan, Zoya Akhtar and Imtiaz Ali are all exploring the digital space.

Karan Johar, Imtiaz Ali, Zoya Akhtar: For Bollywood filmmakers, web is the new silver screen

Hindustan Times | By Monika Rawal Kukreja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 05:46 PM IST
With mainstream filmmakers churning out films exclusively on the digital space, it is clear that web is the future.
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