Entertainment  /  Published 10.01.20

Chhapaak is the mirror of the times we live in

Before Friday morning, ‘chhapaak’, for me, was a happy word. ‘Chhapaak’ meant the sound of jumping into puddles on the way back home from school. ‘Chhapaak’ meant pelting snowballs at the ...
By Priyanka Roy in Kolkata

Bollywood  /  Published 09.01.20

The unseen side

Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar has always attempted progressive and out-of-the-box subjects. Be it her first film Filhaal... or Talvar, Raazi and now Chhapaak. Meghna speaks to The Woods about what makes her...
By Shama Bhagat in

Bollywood  /  Published 08.01.20

Deepika Padukone walks the talk with Chhapaak

For a little more than a decade, Deepika Padukone has been one of Bollywood’s brightest and most glamorous stars. In Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat, her last Hindi release, she played a queen w...
By Karishma Upadhyay in

Opinion  /  Published 15.01.20

Same old story

Sir — Dating applications are becoming increasingly popular among young adults in India. Given the wide array of such apps, one would assume that young people are being able to exercise more freedom...
By The Telegraph in

Bollywood  /  Published 09.01.20

Tune in to the star

He’s polite to a fault, humble, soft-spoken and all of 20 and something. Siddharth Mahadevan, the son of one of Bollywood’s leading musical minds, Shankar Mahadevan, has taken the world of music b...
By Jaybrota Das in


Entertainment  /  Published 18.01.20

Jeetu jumps back

Will the chest-thumping that saffron beat JNU please stop?Comparing Chhapaak with Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior because they were both released the same day would be like comparing pineapples with porcu...
By in

Entertainment  /  Published 10.03.19

Meghna Gulzar on why she gravitates towards real-life stories

After the critically acclaimed Raazi last year, Meghna Gulzar is all set to shoot her next — Chhapaak, with Deepika Padukone playing real-life acid attack victim Laxmi Agarwal. t2 caught up with Me...
By Ushnota Paul in

India  /  Published 08.01.20

Deepika makes BJP ‘democratic’

Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday invoked “democracy” to say Deepika Padukone was free to support protesting JNU students.The minister distanced himself from the...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Bollywood  /  Published 08.01.20

Director Meghna Gulzar on Chhapaak

After the runaway success of Raazi, filmmaker Meghna Gulzar’s back with another story that revolves around a feisty female character. Starring and co-produced by Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak is charts...
By Karishma Upadhyay in

Entertainment  /  Published 11.01.20

Different strokes in ‘Chhapaak’

Here’s a hope list for the New Year. It’s a sincere hope that every creative work won’t be scanned under a religious lens. A good part of last week sped by in crying myself hoarse on Twitter a...
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