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Humour: A logistical nightmare

Careful planning has filled the space where spontaneity once flourished
The day seems morose and mathematical, as if laid out on a graph sheet(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)
The day seems morose and mathematical, as if laid out on a graph sheet(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)
Updated on Jul 12, 2020 09:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRehana Munir

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Comfort reading

Trust me, it’s the best way of keeping calm and carrying on in the midst of a lockdown
Your favourite books can soothe you much more than actual meditation does
Your favourite books can soothe you much more than actual meditation does
Updated on May 03, 2020 02:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySeema Goswami

Tom Hiddleston falls on his face as he preps for Loki series, says ‘it is going really well’. Watch video

Tom Hiddleston, who will soon be seen in a TV series dedicated to Loki, posted a video of him prepping for the role. Watch it here.
(Right) Tom Hiddleston as Loki in Avengers: Endgame (left) in a still from prep video.(Instagram)
(Right) Tom Hiddleston as Loki in Avengers: Endgame (left) in a still from prep video.(Instagram)
Updated on Jan 29, 2020 11:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Humour: Surviving social etiquette

From table manners to online exchanges, rules can either trip you up or rescue you
Updated on Nov 02, 2019 10:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRehana Munir

I love to work with old actors, says Brazil’s Fernando Meirelles

The filmmaker, while visiting India with his next film The Two Popes, says his film City of God feels like a ghost on his back and he wants to do a film on soil in future.
Filmmaker Fernando Meirelles while shooting(NETFLIX)
Filmmaker Fernando Meirelles while shooting(NETFLIX)
Published on Nov 02, 2019 05:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMadhusree Ghosh

TV series on DMK patriarch Karunanidhi’s life from Nov 2

Those engaged in the production of the series at Kalaignar TV, which is owned by the party’s first family, said that it is an in-house production.
A television series on the life of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi will be telecast from Saturday on ‘Kalaignar Seithigal TV’ channel.(PTI File Photo)
A television series on the life of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi will be telecast from Saturday on ‘Kalaignar Seithigal TV’ channel.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Oct 31, 2019 07:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByMC Rajan

It’s a tie: Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share Booker Prize for Fiction

Margaret Atwood, 79, is the oldest-ever Booker winner. Bernardine Evaristo, who is of Anglo-Nigerian heritage, is the first black woman to take the trophy. She has published seven previous books.
Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share Booker Prize for Fiction.(Margaret Atwood/Twitter)
Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share Booker Prize for Fiction.(Margaret Atwood/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 10:32 AM IST
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London | ByAssociated Press

Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie shortlisted for Booker Prize

Canadian author Atwood has been nominated to the six-person list for The Testaments, her hotly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale due out later this month. Rushdie, who is nominated for Quichotte, won the Booker Prize in 1981 for his book Midnight’s Children.
Canadian author(Instagram/ Margaret Atwood)
Canadian author(Instagram/ Margaret Atwood)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 05:40 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Spectator by Seema Goswami: To binge or not to binge

That is the question, as streaming services make it all too easy to devour entire series in the course of an evening
There’s no law that says you have to binge-watch a show just because it’s available in its entirety(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)
There’s no law that says you have to binge-watch a show just because it’s available in its entirety(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 09:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySeema Goswami

‘Chernobyl’ TV series sparks tours, stokes fears in Lithuania

The Baltic state’s only nuclear power plant built in Soviet times was open to the public even before the “Chernobyl” drama first aired in May but has since seen a steady uptick in visitors on the heels of the show’s success.
The HBO TV series “Chernobyl” featuring Soviet era nuclear nightmares is drawing tourists to the atomic filming locations and helping Lithuania grow as a tourist destination.(AP Photo)
The HBO TV series “Chernobyl” featuring Soviet era nuclear nightmares is drawing tourists to the atomic filming locations and helping Lithuania grow as a tourist destination.(AP Photo)
Published on Aug 19, 2019 11:23 AM IST
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Lithuania | ByAgence France-Presse

Is the TV show Beecham House a case of Raj nostalgia? Two British historians weigh in

The series is critical of the East India Company, but has received negative reviews for it’s White saviour complex.
Beecham House follows a former East India Company soldier, John Beecham, as he returns to Delhi to become a trader in the late 18th century.
Beecham House follows a former East India Company soldier, John Beecham, as he returns to Delhi to become a trader in the late 18th century.
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 05:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByManik Sharma

This Bharat, Delhi Crime actor works as a Swiggy delivery man in free time

Chetan Rao, an actor who has appeared in Salman Khan-starrer Bharat and web series Delhi Crime, has been working in showbiz for almost a-year-and-a-half. He double as a Swiggy delivery boy to earn a living.
Chetan Rao says he might be a delivery boy today, but one day he will become a superstar.
Chetan Rao says he might be a delivery boy today, but one day he will become a superstar.
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 03:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRuchika Garg

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Page-turners

What better way to spend your summer break than with some cracking good reads?
No matter what the genre or who the author, do be sure to read a book or two during the vacations(iStockphoto)
No matter what the genre or who the author, do be sure to read a book or two during the vacations(iStockphoto)
Updated on Jun 01, 2019 11:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySeema Goswami

Small screen’s big fashion moments... and how you can recreate them too!

Five fashion experts pick the best-dressed character from television and web series and decode the look
Fashion designers pick their best dressed TV characters
Fashion designers pick their best dressed TV characters
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 11:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDrishti Vij

This Jolly Sayani eyes direction

Sayani Gupta’s characterisation of Hina Siddiqui in ‘Jolly LLB-2’ and Damini, in the web-series ‘Four More Shots Please’, have earned her much recognition.
Sayani Gupta in Lucknow.(HT Photo)
Sayani Gupta in Lucknow.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 28, 2019 04:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByDeep Saxena, Lucknow

Theatre is an essential part of my life, I have been doing it for 50 years: Anjan Srivastav

Veteran actor, Anjan Srivastav, who was in Delhi for a play recently, spoke about doing theatre for over 50 years, good ol’ days in Delhi and his undying passion for acting
Anjan Srivastav was in the Capital for a play, Kahani Teri Meri, directed by Atul Satya Koushik.
Anjan Srivastav was in the Capital for a play, Kahani Teri Meri, directed by Atul Satya Koushik.
Updated on Jan 11, 2019 12:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRuchika Garg, New Delhi

Luck by chance!

For Karan Anshuman, creator of the web series Inside Edge and Mirzapur, destiny has been stronger than passion
Karan Anshuman is not just a web series creator, but also a screenwriter, director, author and a film critic
Karan Anshuman is not just a web series creator, but also a screenwriter, director, author and a film critic
Published on Dec 15, 2018 08:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVeenu Singh

Game of Thrones has finished shooting but Kit Harington is still maintaining the Jon Snow look. Here’s why

Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington has revealed why he has still not shaved his Jon Snow beard or cut his hair even when the show finished shooting a while ago.
Kit Harington attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle Party during 2018 Toronto International Film Festival at Four Seasons Hotel on September 8, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.(AFP)
Kit Harington attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle Party during 2018 Toronto International Film Festival at Four Seasons Hotel on September 8, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 10, 2018 11:12 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent, Washington Dc

A laugh riot: Too funny, too much? Here’s what the comedians have to say

Oft late, there have been too many jokes on political figures and movements, and comedians from across the globe have their say, and argue whether there has been an “overkill” of such jokes.
Jokes on politicians and political developments is not a new phenomenon.
Jokes on politicians and political developments is not a new phenomenon.
Updated on Aug 13, 2018 01:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySamarth Goyal, New Delhi

Jackie Shroff on his debut web series: The sky has opened up and I’ve always been a step ahead

Actor Jackie Shroff says that he experimented with television right from the beginning when it opened and did a TV series when no-one was doing it. So, for him, it has always been a step ahead.
Actor Jackie Shroff is shooting for a web series, an adaptation of the 2008 British series, Criminal Justice
Actor Jackie Shroff is shooting for a web series, an adaptation of the 2008 British series, Criminal Justice
Updated on Jul 25, 2018 05:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMonika Rawal Kukreja, New Delhi

Rajit Kapur on book-to-film adaptations: Many beautiful books are turned into trash

Raazi actor Rajit Kapur reveals why he did not read the novel Calling Sehmat — on which the film is based — before he started shooting for Meghna Gulzar’s film, also starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal.
Actor Rajit Kapur was seen recently in the film Raazi.
Actor Rajit Kapur was seen recently in the film Raazi.
Updated on May 27, 2018 07:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRishabh Suri, New Delhi

Brooklyn Nine-Nine cancelled after 5 seasons and the fans can’t cope

Fans are really sad and angry at cop-comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine got cancelled by Fox after five seasons.
Fans are asking Netflix to step in and save Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Fans are asking Netflix to step in and save Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Updated on May 11, 2018 09:16 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent, Washington Dc

Mumbai police cash in on viral ‘If You Don’t Love Me’ memes, Twitter is impressed

The ‘If You Don’t Love Me At My’ are the latest memes that have taken over the internet by storm.
Mumbai Police does it again (Twitter)
Mumbai Police does it again (Twitter)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 02:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySamiksha Pattanaik

After his tryst with dark humour, Blackmail director Abhinay Deo wants to make a rom-com and an action comedy

For filmmaker Abhinay Deo, story is the most important factor when it comes to making films or TV shows and going forward, he is planning to make either a romantic or a mad action comedy.
Abhinay Deo’s Blackmail starring Irrfan released recently.(Yogen Shah)
Abhinay Deo’s Blackmail starring Irrfan released recently.(Yogen Shah)
Published on Apr 07, 2018 06:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByShreya Mukherjee, New Delhi

Original Wonder Woman Lynda Carter gets her own Hollywood star, celebrates it with a kiss for Patty Jenkins

Wonder Woman television series star Lynda Carter has been honoured with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Lynda Carter (L) greets director Patty Jenkins before unveiling her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.(REUTERS)
Lynda Carter (L) greets director Patty Jenkins before unveiling her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 11:41 AM IST
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Reuters | ByHT Correspondent, Los Angeles
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