Irrfan Khan
Entertainment  /  Published 05.04.21

Bollywood tropes that have bid adeiu

The (prolonged) death scene Let’s face it. Bollywood could have saved many a character from a dramatic (and badly acted out) death only if the damned ambulance would have been called on time! T...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 25.03.21

Vijay Varma on his turning point

In a career that has already had quite a few high points, would it be fair to single out playing Moeen in Gully Boy as what changed the game for you? That became a very apparent turning point because...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 03.01.21

New Year, His Way

With Bengal going to the polls in a few months’ time, and communal cacophony guaranteed from all political corners, perhaps pausing for a moment and replaying a distinct sound of temperance woul...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan in

Entertainment  /  Published 30.12.20

Hit on the web

Thappad In early March, just before the pandemic dimmed the lights of movie theatres, Anubhav Sinha gave us a soul-searching film in Thappad. Taapsee Pannu carried a film that hinged on a single act ...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 27.12.20

The year that was

Biceps-n-bravery won over frailty-n-feminism when Ajay Devgn defied the January jinx and Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior thundered at the box office. Netting over Rs 260 crore, it was not only one of Ajay...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan in


Entertainment  /  Published 21.12.20

Screen 2020 decoded by the alphabet

Queasy Year 2020 made us endure howlers like Sadak 2, Laxmii and Durgamati, all big-budget films with an A-list star cast that proved to be unwatchable from start to finish. But the hall of shame cl...
By Priyanka Roy  in

India  /  Published 09.07.20

Hunks defeated my dad: Babil

Actor Irrfan Khan’s son Babil on Wednesday said he didn’t like the political debates around Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, but there was now a wind of change in cinema, something his ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 30.12.18

Circle of life, circa 2018

Phew…What a year gone by. On one hand campaigns such as #MeToo divided the film fraternity and on the other the industry came together to celebrate weddings and births. Amid the ups and lows the fra...
By Shama Bhagat in

Entertainment  /  Published 30.04.20

Hollywood remembers Irrfan Khan

Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Natalie Portman are among the Hollywood celebrities who have mourned the death of actor Irrfan Khan.The 54-year-old actor lost his battle with a rare form of cance...
By PTI in Los Angeles

Bollywood  /  Published 29.04.20

Tea tales with Irrfan

Bina doodh aur shakkar ki chai kya chai hoti hai?!” Irrfan Khan was appalled at my request for ‘liquor tea’ at a nondescript dhaba somewhere on the Calcutta-Durgapur highway. It was a blistering...
By Priyanka Roy in


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