The unlikely new star

Rajkummar Rao is in a good space, as more and more directors are writing roles keeping just him in mind. With a slew of interesting films such as Omerta, Stree, Fanney Khan, Mental Hai Kya and Five Weddings lined up, Rajkummar said he has been on a high, yet feels humbled, because filmmakers are considering him worthy of the roles. He is now looking forward to doing more interesting work. “Earlier I had very few films and very limited work but the doors have opened and I am embracing as much as I can. There are plenty of options to choose from,” he says.
Shama Bhagat Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

A different Paro

After the success of her last film Fukrey 2, Richa Chadha is ooking forward to Sudhir Mishra’s Daas Dev in which she plays the role of Paro.
Shama Bhagat Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Stark competition

Since Iron Man came on our screens first in 2008, Robert Downey Jr became an instant fan favourite playing Tony Stark/Iron Man. Now, 10 years later, as fans await the biggest spectacle in the Marvel Cinematic Universe — Avengers: Infinity War releasing this Friday — there have been reports and rumours of Downey Jr dropping the armour.
Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Pulp Fiction redux

Quentin Tarantino has teased that his ninth film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, about the Charles Manson Family murders that rocked the showbiz world in the 1960s, is “probably the closest” to his 1994 cult hit Pulp Fiction.
Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Paltrow’s Cold(re)play

For Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow, now engaged to TV writer Brad Falchuk, separating from former husband Chris Martin felt like a “’failure” to her.
Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Freeze frame

Oscar-winning actor Sam Rockwell is in negotiations to star alongside Scarlett Johansson in Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit. The story revolves around Jojo, a boy who longs to be part of the Hitler Youth and whose imaginary friend is Adolf Hitler. He discovers a Jewish girl living in his attic and, after initially trying to find ways to get rid of her, begins to see her as human. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johansson is playing Jojo’s mother, a woman who is secretly working for the resistance. Waititi is playing the imaginary Hitler. If things work out, Rockwell will play a Nazi captain who runs a Hitler Youth camp.
Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Feluda to Sonada 

A renowned history professor  from Oxford comes to Calcutta for a short visit and decides to visit his nephew’s ancestral maternal home. Guptodhoner Sondhane, directed by Dhrubo Banerjee and presented by Arindam Sil, packs in adventure, history and tradition. On top of it, the April 27 film has Abir Chatterjee leading from the front as Sonada, the professor. A t2 chat... 
Arindam Chatterjee Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

In Sanju’s shoes

Rajkumar Hirani was all praise for Ranbir Kapoor at the teaser launch of the Sanjay Dutt biopic, Sanju, on Tuesday.
Bharati K. Dubey Apr 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Excited Anushka

Everybody is going gaga over the Sanju teaser that released on Tuesday, but one lucky person saw it much in advance. Anushka Sharma.
Noyon Jyoti Parasara Apr 25, 2018 00:00 IST

May release for Omertà

Rajkummar Rao-starrer Omertà has a new release date. The film, scheduled to release on April 20, has been pushed to May 4.
Bharati K. Dubey Apr 25, 2018 00:00 IST


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