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Friday, December 15, 2017
 

Entertainment

Thumbs-up for Last Jedi

First published on 15-Dec-2017
British film critics generally suck up like mad to Hollywood, seeing deep meaning where none was intended, but this time they do seem genuinely won over by the eighth movie in the Star Wars franchise, The Last Jedi, which had its European premiere......   | Read..
 

The man who made us laugh

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Neeraj Vora, the writer of cult comedy hits Hera Pheri and Phir Hera Pheri, which he also directed, passed away on Thursday after prolonged illness. Vora, 54, was in coma for more than a year after......   | Read..
 

Tiger banned entry in Pak

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The Pakistan censor board has banned Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer spy thriller Tiger Zinda Hai....   | Read..
 

Haathi takes first step

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Rana Daggubati shared the logo of his next, Haathi Mere Saathi, on social media on his birthday on December 13....   | Read..
 

Sir Sushant for student Sara

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Sara Ali Khan, the newest entrant in the world of Indian cinema, is getting career lessons from Sushant Singh Rajput, her co-actor in her debut film Kedarnath....   | Read..
 

Freeze frame

First published on 15-Dec-2017
“My dream is to make Mahabharat one day, which I have not yet achieved or I have not even moved towards it. It’s too scary as a dream, maybe that’s why.” Aamir had said he w......   | Read..
 

Ultra cool

First published on 15-Dec-2017
In these dark, chaotic times, it would not be unrealistic for someone, when asked what colour will represent 2018, to look around and guess, say, black. Or maybe deep, bloody burgundy. Wartime red?......   | Read..
 

His last jedi dream

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Rian Johnson — the man behind critically-acclaimed  films like Brick and Looper — steps into the Star Wars universe to direct The Last Jedi, that hits screens worldwide today. A ch......   | Read..
 

Books

First published on 15-Dec-2017
A 29-year-old Sri Lankan doctoral student at Columbia University in New York has won this year’s DSC Prize for South Asian Literature as well as the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his debu......   | Read..
 

Light vs Dark

First published on 14-Dec-2017
Before J.J. Abrams took up the reins of Star Wars, the pop-culture phenomenon was reeling from a critically-panned prequel trilogy. He gave it a new lease of life with The Force Awakens (2015). Now......   | Read..
 

Battle for peace across galaxies

First published on 14-Dec-2017
The Last Jedi releases on December 15 and fans are looking forward to their long-awaited return to a galaxy far, far away....   | Read..
 

Perils and other tales

First published on 14-Dec-2017
Mumbai had a brush with royalty when the Pataudi family — Sharmila Tagore, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saba Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu — came together to unveil the debut book of ......   | Read..
 

Tiger beats sore throat

First published on 14-Dec-2017
Ek baar jo maine commitment kar di, fir main apne aap ki bhi nahi sunta — Salman Khan said it in Wanted but the actor seems live by it in real life too....   | Read..
 

KJo’s rap with Rohit

First published on 14-Dec-2017
Filmmakers Karan Johar and Rohit Shetty will soon shoot the second promo of their upcoming talent hunt reality show, India’s Next Superstars. And, to add a little spice, the duo will shoot a ......   | Read..
 

Depp’s back, barbs fly

First published on 14-Dec-2017
Amber Heard has spoken out after J.K. Rowling defended her decision to retain Johnny Depp in the Fantastic Beasts sequel The Crimes Of Grindelwald....   | Read..
 

Freeze frame

First published on 14-Dec-2017
Deepika Padukone is among Madhuri Dixit’s favourites and the Dhak Dhak girl says DP is a natural fit in historic characters. “I like Alia, Deepika and Priyanka for different reasons. I ......   | Read..
 

Pink to Tiger Zinda Hai — Angad Bedi swings negative to positive

First published on 14-Dec-2017
I think I am getting lucky, that’s all! Angad Bedi was his usual cool self when t2 dialled him for a chat on the year that’s been. The Amazon Prime Series Inside Edge, in which the acto......   | Read..
 

Shantanu’s date night

First published on 14-Dec-2017
Cutie pie is back! No, not the chartbuster from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil... but Calcutta’s very own heart-throb Shantanu Maheshwari! After winning us over with his dance moves on stage and screen a......   | Read..
 

Gangs of the Galaxy

First published on 14-Dec-2017
THE RESISTANCE...   | Read..
 

Calcutta Rowing Club goes lol with Karunesh Talwar

First published on 14-Dec-2017
It was time to grab a seat and giggle at the second edition of Black Dog Sparkling Water presents Easy Evenings, in association with t2. This time it was a stand-up act by Mumbai-based Karunesh Tal......   | Read..
 
Thumbs-up for Last Jedi