Out of the box

Model Aisha Sharma made her Bollywood debut with Satyameva Jayate and she says it was a conscious decision to choose roles that are “different”.
Aug 18, 2018 01:04 IST

Blessed Gaga

Pop star Lady Gaga has said the experience of working with Bradley Cooper on A Star is Born has “changed” her and she feels “blessed” for the film. 
Aug 18, 2018 01:07 IST

‘I am the king of flops’ 

Actor Manoj Bajpayee is known for his intensity on screen in serious films. He insists that he does not do many mass entertainment films, but admits to trying to balance his career with both genres.
Shama Bhagat Aug 18, 2018 01:09 IST

ScarJo best paid

Scarlett Johansson has become the best-paid actress in the world, according to Forbes magazine. The 33-year-old Hollywood actress made $40.5 million in pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2017, to June 1 this year, quadrupling her income from the previous year. 
Aug 18, 2018 01:12 IST

Freeze frame; Idris Elba; Aquaman

Idris Elba is set to star in and produce the indie drama Ghetto Cowboy. The film is an official adaptation of the 2011 novel of the same name by author Greg Neri, reported Deadline. To be directed by debutant Ricky Staub, the film follows a 15-year-old Cole who is forced to live with his estranged father Harp (Elba) in North Philadelphia, where, despite the surrounding poverty and violence, he discovers the redemptive world of urban horseback riding. 
Aug 18, 2018 01:14 IST

Ten shutterbugs from screen who see the world through their lens

In the critically-acclaimed Netflix series, Princess Margaret’s husband Antony Armstrong-Jones (Matthew Goode) starts his career as a fashion photographer and meets Margaret (Vanessa Kirby) at a wedding where he’s doing photographer duties. 
Vedant Karia Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

A rousing paean to patriotism but with too much focus on its leading man

Playing for pride is the bedrock of a sports film. In Bollywood, especially over the last decade, this has inevitably come to mean a rabble-rousing drama based on the struggle of an underdog whose big win on an international platform automatically translates into the triumph of a whole nation rising above religious and cultural divides.
Priyanka Roy Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing

Forty minutes into Satyameva Jayate, I gaped wide-eyed as John Abraham split open a truck tyre just by flexing his muscled arms. Where does that kind of strength come from? Could this actually be John’s definition of acting, letting his biceps do all the talking?
Priyanka Roy
Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Friendly fight

Clashes of films at the box office don’t always affect their collection and can also be beneficial at times.  
Bharati K. Dubey Aug 17, 2018 01:14 IST

Some Prernaa

Prernaa Arora, who spearheads production company Kriarj Entertainment Pvt Ltd, is set to make a comeback with a horror film starring Arjun Rampal. 
Bharati K. Dubey Aug 17, 2018 01:18 IST

Thy name is courage, dil se

Will you marry me, asks the besotted guy. I have no time, deadpans the girl.
Sulagana Biswas Aug 17, 2018 01:21 IST


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