Amitabh Bachchan
Bollywood  /  Published 30.11.18

45 years of Namak Haraam: Raise a toast to bittersweet bromance

Diye jal te hain, phool khilte hain, badi mushkil se magar duniya mein dost milte hain. That's Somu singing as Vicky films him lovingly in the Hrishikesh Mukherjee movie on friendship torn apart by cl...
By Sulagna Biswas

Entertainment  /  Published 10.06.20

Amitabh Bachchan on Gulabo Sitabo

Amitabh Bachchan transforms — yet again — to play a grubby and grumpy landlord in Gulabo Sitabo. The Shoojit Sircar film that captures life in the hustle-bustle of Lucknow and particularly highlig...
By Priyanka Roy

Education  /  Published 11.04.19

CBSE makes art education a must

The Central Board of Secondary Education has asked all its 22,000 affiliated schools to teach arts education as a compulsory subject to students of all classes from the current academic session.The mo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 08.03.19

Badla is an edge-of-the-seat watch

Seven years ago, Sujoy Ghosh crafted a seminal thriller born out of the bylanes of Calcutta. Kahaani turned out to be a deliciously dark watch that turned the genre on its head, fashioning the ominous...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 24.01.19

Time up, Singham. Soni's our new angry cop

But is it possible for her to be a Dirty Harry as well, or a Singham, even on a minor scale?I don’t want to over-stress the tonal difference between Soni and the more mainstream vigilante-cop film, ...
By Jai Arjun Singh


Entertainment  /  Published 19.12.19

‘Masala’ with a message

Bachpan se hai sar pe Allah ka haath aur Allah Rakha hai apne saath… Long before Sooraj Barjatya gave us Tuffy the match-making dog in Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! and Handsome the postman pigeon in Maine...
By Sulagana Biswas

Technology  /  Published 08.10.18

Flipkart is all set to fill your e-cart with goodies

You couldn’t have missed the promotions for Flipkart’s annual The Big Billion Days celebration. On the company website’s homepage are the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, M.S. Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Ranb...
By Mathures Paul

Entertainment  /  Published 19.07.19

Sharmila Tagore on her 60 years in cinema

Sharmila Tagore, who is not a great one for wallowing in nostalgia, gives only a brief answer when invited to reflect on her 60 years in cinema.“Very pleasant,” she replies. “I didn’t get much...
By Amit Roy

India  /  Published 06.04.20

Bachchan retweets fake post, called out

Actor Amitabh Bachchan has run into criticism again on social media for retweeting a fake post that had on Sunday shown an illuminated India on the world map following the response to the Prime Minist...
By PTI in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Commentators should be heard, not seen

Commentary was the first long English word learnt by middle class Indian children of my generation. It was an odd word for us to know: it had a middle-aged, abstract, lofty sound to it. But we knew it...
By Mukul Kesavan


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