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Gautam Gulati plays a negative character in Radhe.

Gautam recalls impressing Radhe director by reenacting Heath Ledger Joker scene

PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2021 05:21 PM IST
  • Gautam Gulati recalled that Radhe director Prabhudeva was not convinced that the actor could play a baddie, so Gautam performed a scene from The Dark Knight for him.
Christian Bale’s Batman carries Katie Holmes’ Rachel Dawes in Batman Begins.
Christian Bale’s Batman carries Katie Holmes’ Rachel Dawes in Batman Begins.

The real reason why Katie Holmes was replaced by Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Dark Knight

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 03:42 PM IST
Did you know that Christopher Nolan was disappointed that Katie Holmes couldn’t return for The Dark Knight, and that Maggie Gyllenhaal personally called her up before taking on the role?
Heath Ledger’s Joker narrated different versions of his origin story in The Dark Knight.
Heath Ledger’s Joker narrated different versions of his origin story in The Dark Knight.

The Dark Knight writer says Warner Bros was ‘worried’ about Heath Ledger’s Joker not having an origin story in the film

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 06:50 PM IST
David S Goyer, who co-wrote The Dark Knight, has said that the idea to not give Heath Ledger’s Joker an origin story in the film was considered ‘controversial’.
Heath Ledger and Christian Bale in a still from The Dark Knight.
Heath Ledger and Christian Bale in a still from The Dark Knight.

When Heath Ledger told Christian Bale to hit him for real while filming The Dark Knight: ‘His commitment was total’

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 04:20 PM IST
Christian Bale recalled shooting the interrogation scene in The Dark Knight, and how Heath Ledger egged him on to actually hit him while performing it.
Christian Bale played Batman in three films directed by Christopher Nolan.
Christian Bale played Batman in three films directed by Christopher Nolan.

The real reason why Christopher Nolan never returned to direct 4th Batman film; Christian Bale was told his ‘services were no longer required’

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 01:59 PM IST
After turning down the offer to return for a fourth Batman film, Christian Bale was told that his services were no longer required.
Heath Ledger in a still from The Dark Knight.
Heath Ledger in a still from The Dark Knight.

The real story of Heath Ledger’s ‘physically and mentally draining’ descent into the mind of the Joker

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 05:49 PM IST
Heath Ledger locked himself up in a hotel room for a month and maintained a diary to prepare for the role of the Joker in The Dark Knight.
Heath Ledger as the Joker in a still from the Dark Knight.
Heath Ledger as the Joker in a still from the Dark Knight.

On Heath Ledger’s 40th birth anniversary, here’s the greatest Joker fan theory of all time

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 12:35 PM IST
On Heath Ledger’s 40th birth anniversary, here’s perhaps the greatest Joker fan theory of all time. It’ll blow your mind.
Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa and Christian Bale as Batman.
Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa and Christian Bale as Batman.

Black Panther’s Oscar nomination is historic, but these 5 equally deserving superhero films were ignored

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 08:29 AM IST
Black Panther’s Best Picture Oscar nomination is historic, but here are five other superhero movies -- The Dark Knight and Logan -- that were equally deserving of Oscars love.
Christian Bale played Batman in three movies.
Christian Bale played Batman in three movies.

On Christian Bale’s birthday, watch his Batman audition and hear him try out the iconic voice for the first time

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 08:56 AM IST
As Christian Bale turns 45, watch his audition as Batman for the Dark Knight trilogy, and listen to him try out that iconic voice for the first time.
Heath Ledger would go down in history for becoming only the second actor to win a posthumous Oscar.
Heath Ledger would go down in history for becoming only the second actor to win a posthumous Oscar.

On Heath Ledger’s birth anniversary, revisit his most iconic character, the Joker

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 02:00 PM IST
Ten years have passed since Heath Ledger’s untimely death, just months before the world got to witness his iconic performance as the Joker in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight.
Christopher Edward Nolan visiting the projector room at Carnival IMAX cinemas in Mumbai.(AFP)
Christopher Edward Nolan visiting the projector room at Carnival IMAX cinemas in Mumbai.(AFP)

From enjoying local food to meeting Shah Rukh Khan: What Christopher Nolan has been up to in India

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 01:35 PM IST
Dunkirk and the Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan’s India visit included enjoying local food and meeting Bollywood superstars like Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bhachchan.
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