Laurent Micheli on Lola

Lola, a 2019 film, is about its eponymously named transgender teen, born Lionel, who loses her mother just as ...

Antim: a mix of Vaastav and Dabangg

It’s tough being Salman Khan. The superstar, over the last 35-odd years, has carved out a career that re...

House of Gucci lacks a strong idea

The kindest thing I can say about House of Gucci — and also the cruelest — is that it should have ...

Review: Chhorii

Somewhere beneath the mumbo jumbo and mangled accents that make up Chhorii is the germ of an idea that could h...

Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ review

There’s nothing you can know that isn’t known’ goes the famous John Lennon line, yet any hou...

Review: Satyameva Jayate 2

Green Face: As if holding back vomit. May represent physical illness or general disgust. Also called ‘Na...

Entertainment  /  Published 18.06.20

A chat with Sushmita Sen on Aarya and peace

Any conversation with Sushmita Sen is a heartwarming experience. Her innate warmth, honesty and straightforward emotionality has always made Sushmita stand apart from her peers. There’s always been ...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 24.06.20

Rapper Prabh Deep on multiplicity in his new album

With two albums already out there, Prabh Deep is set to release his upcoming album, post-lockdown. To help promote it, the Delhi-based rapper dropped his single Chitta, which speaks about a person who...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

Entertainment  /  Published 26.06.20

‘I don’t look back at all. I just look ahead’

Ever since he burst into the scene with Maachis more than two decades ago, Jimmy Shergill has continued to impress with his choices, leaving a mark in roles big and small. Now, the 49-year-old actor p...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 18.06.20

World War II forces sweetheart Vera Lynn dies at 103

In the years that followed she continued to support veterans’ causes and raise money for research on cancer and cystic fibrosis. She set up her own charity for children with cerebral palsy, and was ...
By Danica Kirka

Entertainment  /  Published 24.06.20

A dramatic comedy aimed at Gen Z

The first season of Ryan Murphy’s The Politician had laid bare the idea of a dramatic comedy aimed at Gen Z, who react to mental Zen and facial zits with equal fervour. The drama is outrageous, the ...
By Shrestha Saha

Entertainment  /  Published 21.06.20

Game played unfair

His last film, to be released on Hotstar, is titled Dil Bechara. But he was no bechara. A big-time producer, his director and Sushant Singh Rajput, with manager Uday, had an online script session. Pic...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Entertainment  /  Published 16.06.20

‘A small film with a big heart’

Nicholas Kharkongor, the director of Axone, owes his roots to both Nagaland and Meghalaya. He chats with us on what made him want to make the film that’s been feted at festivals worldwide and has to...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 22.06.20

Bulbbul – A fantastical film set in period Bengal

A fantastical 19th century tale with its roots in folklore set in and shot in Bengal, Bulbbul — that streams on Netflix from June 24 — explores the concept of the she-demon or ‘chudail’ and hu...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 21.06.20

Director on his film Rongberonger Korhi

The saying that ‘every cloud has a silver lining’ proved its veracity once more during this lockdown. First, it was the inclusion of my third film Ahaa Re in a coveted list of 25 all-time Great As...
By Ranjan Ghosh

Entertainment  /  Published 01.02.13

A fest at IIM Calcutta and another at IIT Kharagpur

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