Opinion  /  Published 03.07.22

Twisted plot

In a recent television interview, the actor, Akshay Kumar, commented on the contents of history textbooks in India. While discussing his recent film, Samrat Prithviraj — loosely based on the &ld...
By Kanad Sinha

Entertainment  /  Published 16.03.19

Kangana ko gussa kyun...

Guess who Kangana Ranaut is currently gunning for? A bunch of top-level critics with great integrity. After spewing venom on her film industry colleagues — that ranged from a stunned what-hit-me Ali...

Style  /  Published 27.01.19

Neeta Lulla on Kangana's Manikarnika look

What was it like working with her? It was beautiful. She is a perfectionist, but, at the same time, she is lovely to work with. Once she knows you know what you are doing and she trusts your judgement...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Entertainment  /  Published 25.01.19

Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika is a one-woman show

Manikarnika’s iconoclastic journey towards becoming Rani Lakshmibai mirrors Kangana Ranaut treading the less-travelled path in Bollywood. The actress, who has shattered conventions both on screen an...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 23.10.18

Filmmakers dig into past for their future

After the success of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat, Bollywood filmmakers are now digging into the past for their future. A host of movies based on historical events will be seen in the coming y...
By Shama Bhagat


North East  /  Published 20.02.19

First international film festival at Itanagar

The first Itanagar International Film Festival (IIFF), which begins from Friday, will showcase the best of cinema of the Northeast and of east Asian countries.The three-day festival will be held at th...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Entertainment  /  Published 24.01.19

Ankita Lokhande on Bolly debut with Manikarnika

Ten years ago, she became a household name playing Archana in the smash-hit TV show Pavitra Rishta. The Ekta Kapoor-produced show wound up in 2014 and now five years later, Ankita Lokhande is all set ...
By Priyanka Roy

Opinion  /  Published 20.01.19

Is reel is the new real under the BJP?

Truth is stranger than fiction. Is that why New India is fixated on filmi fiction rather than focusing on facts? When the finance minister, Arun Jaitley, took a break last year to undergo renal surger...
By The Telegraph

Entertainment  /  Published 23.12.18

Kangana on her directorial debut Manikarnika

Over the last couple of years, Kangana Ranaut has become a one-woman force in Bollywood— she’s shouldered films on her own, won many awards, walked the talk and called out the film industry’s do...
By Priyanka Roy

Opinion  /  Published 26.02.19

The Rani you never see in 'Manikarnika'

Tapti Roy is a historian and the author of Raj of the Rani and Print and Publishing in Colonial Bengal: The Journey of Bidyasundar...
By Tapti Roy


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