The Telegraph
| Sunday, December 27, 2015 |

7 days

On your mark...

Get ready for exciting times. The year promises to be an action-packed 
one — with elections, political battles, Bollywood surprises and sporting triumphs. The Telegraph turns the arc lights on some of the newsmakers of 2016

Eastwards ho | Read»


What the stars don't foretell

  The New Year is going to be full of questions — will Amma return to power, will India win a gold at the Olympics, will Arundhati Roy write her second novel? The answers, as the poet sang, are blowin’ in the wind. But in this age of uncertainty, you can still be sure of some issues, says Varuna Verma. In 2016, do not expect:   

Salman Khan to court courtrooms | Read»


Cinema calling

If you like your cinema, you'll be looking forward to 2016 and its new bouquet of films. But what are the men and women of cinema looking out for? Sharmistha Ghoshal asked a few prominent Bollywood and Tollywood artistes about the New Year fims they wouldn't want to miss

Mahesh Bhatt Director-producer | Read»


The good, the bad and the ugly 

It was a year of shock and awe — some people were awe-inspiring, some surprised us and some were plain ugly. Kavitha Shanmugam, Sharmistha Ghosal, Sonia Sarkar and T.V. Jayan look back  

A tyre businessman’s son from Rajasthan, 48-year-old Sahabzade Irrfan Ali Khan has had a fantastic 2015. Never feted for his looks, he teamed up with beautiful Bollywood heroines such as... | Read»


Not khamosh any more

This was the year when the film industry spoke up. Actors, directors and others made a noise, notes Smitha Verma

If you are not on Twitter, chances are that if you hear Shirish Kunder's name, you'll only think of some eminently forgettable Bollywood films. In cinema halls, the director is a bit of a flop. But... | Read»