Ashutosh Gowariker
Entertainment  /  Published 15.06.21

Ashutosh Gowariker on ‘Lagaan’

Lagaan was a film made facing huge challenges. What was the biggest? If we talk creatively, filming the match. It was the toughest part of the entire movie. That’s because the match is where ev...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 28.06.19

Lagaan: When the champs hit tax for a six

Baar baar haan, bolo yaar haan/Apni jeet ho, unki haar haan. Cricket, patriotism and movies. Ashutosh Gowariker’s Lagaan ticks all three checkboxes. Lavish historical sports drama, epic crossover, a...
By Sulagana Biswas

Entertainment  /  Published 06.12.19

‘Panipat’ review: Overlong and indulgent

The last-ball six in Lagaan. The light bulb sparking to life in Swades. The semi-erotic swordplay in Jodhaa Akbar. Any showreel of the greatest frames in the history of Indian cinema will have at leas...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 02.12.19

Ashutosh Gowariker at it again

For his ninth film as director, Ashutosh Gowariker has gone back to a genre that he clearly loves and has had much success with. The period extravaganza Panipat that stars Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Kapoor an...
By Karishma Upadhyay

Entertainment  /  Published 06.11.19

Vilifying Afghans in Bollywood

Angry Reactions in AfghanistanDr Shaida Abdali, who for long served as the Ambassador of Afghanistan to India, and comes from the same tribe, tweeted: “Historically, the Indian cinema has been extre...
By M Reyaz


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