Makeover man

We walk into The Saturday Club on a late Tuesday afternoon and find a spot on the lawns. Aki Narula looks relaxed in a graphic black sweatshirt and sporty white pants that match his salt-and-pepper hair, a string with a seahorse pendant and a big smile on his lips. 
Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Two sides of truth

Wild Wild Country, the binge-worthy documentary series on Netflix, is a dive deep into the story of Rajneeshpuram. In the early 1980s, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (known later as Osho) moved his controversial religious community from Pune to a rural ranch in the middle of nowhere, in Oregon. Thousands of disciples dressed in different shades of red followed him to form a spiritually-enlightened city on a 64,000-acre ranch. 
Karishma Upadhyay Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Maddy Moods

Of hearts, I think! For me, a day is extremely successful if I’ve tasted or experienced something new; if I’ve been able to provide someone with a new experience; or if I’ve met someone I want to keep in touch with.
Karishma Upadhyay  Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Playing now, from a country near you

The shooting of Arindam Sil's Balighawr is expected to begin soon. Last month, the government-owned Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) finally passed the script after a long wait. Sil is from Tollywood - the name for the local Bengali film industry - but the film is supposed to be an Indo-Bangladesh joint venture.
Moumita Chaudhuri  Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Stars new and old

When Poonam Dhillon threw a birthday party for herself, it was like a parents' night out. Tiger Shroff's mom, Ayesha, was an early bird. And was ready to leave just when husband Jackie arrived. A few photographs with the birthday girl and off went Ayesha while Jackie partied with a neta-type cap on his head. No, no kurta-pyjama, a proper party shirt and trousers but with that khadi cap which came out from his pocket midway through the evening.
Celebrity Circus-Bharathi S. Pradhan Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Long & short of heights

When you look down from the height of fame, how far do you see? Not too far maybe, when you are a top Bollywood hero.
Apr 21, 2018 00:15 IST

Salman an inspiration: Bobby

Bobby 2.0 is something a lot of people are looking forward to in his upcoming film Race 3. 
Apr 21, 2018 00:42 IST

Lean & buff Ali

Milan Talkies lead Ali Fazal has slimmed down for his role in the Tigmanshu Dhulia film. 
Apr 21, 2018 00:44 IST

Sherlock shields superheroes

Benedict Cumberbatch believes people who criticise superhero films forget that the genre is fun and inspiring for so many fans. The Sherlock star, who plays Doctor Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, echoed the sentiments of his Avengers: Infinity War co-star Zoe Saldana in stating that he believes these films should be taken seriously. 
Apr 21, 2018 00:45 IST

Freeze frame

Okja star Lily Collins has been cast in the survival thriller Titan, to be directed by Austin Bunn. The 29-year-old actress will essay the role of a young musician, reports Variety. The story follows a strong-willed young musician on a quest to understand the life of her environmental activist older sister, who was killed years before in a fall. Christine Vachon and 
Apr 21, 2018 00:47 IST

All my films thrive on something I always believe in... feel — Majid Majidi

For fans of cinema, Majid Majidi needs no introduction. Over the last two decades, the Iranian filmmaker has carved a niche for himself with cinema that’s simple yet universal, touching upon themes as diverse as siblings setting off on a life-changing journey in search of a pair of shoes (Children of Heaven), the highs and lows of Afghan refugees living in Tehran (Baran) and a man’s life going upside down when an ostrich he cares for escapes from under his watch (The Song of Sparrows). 
Priyanka Roy Apr 21, 2018 00:00 IST


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