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Rishi Kapoor
Entertainment  /  Published 03.08.21

Anubhav Sinha on his brand of films

At best, it’s a PSA before a film... Ya! (Laughs) That’s right. So in that way, making Thappad gave me a lot of satisfaction. But there was something about Mulk.... I am a Hindu who was ...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 27.06.21

The Kapoordom

Two days after I watched Anil Kapoor dubbing for Eeshwar (1989), he was perturbed that I hadn’t commented on his performance. Anil was elated that he had been chosen by veteran director K. Vishw...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Entertainment  /  Published 09.05.21

Tales of fondness

An unrecorded personal story on the fairy tale Rishi-Neetu marriage came to mind on April 30, one year after we bid Rishi goodbye. During the star couple’s dating days, Neetu, her mother Raji S...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Entertainment  /  Published 17.01.21

The five lives of Neetu

Thirty years ago, when pug-nosed actress Mumtaz worked in a film called Aandhiyaan co-starring Prosenjit Chatterjee, and made a disastrous attempt to come out of retirement, Randhir Kapoor had wisecra...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

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 

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Entertainment  /  Published 27.09.18

When Bobby sent a friend request

I am Bobby. Mujhse dosti karoge?As it happened, the whole of India accepted the friend request in September 1973, decades before Facebook. And as Shah Rukh Khan famously said in an interview, “Befor...
By Sulagana Biswas

Entertainment  /  Published 19.07.19

'Prem Rog': Love, ahead of time

Yeh pyar tha ya kuch aur tha, na tujhe pata na mujhe pata...It’s an opulent mujra at a Thakur wedding where the bejewelled dancer (Asha Sachdev) sings before wealthy, smug men but you have eyes only...
By Sulagana Biswas

Entertainment  /  Published 30.11.18

Leena Yadav on her latest film 'Rajma Chawal'

If you have bought jamdani saris from Bangladesh stalls in the earlier editions of Bidhannanagar Mela (Utsav), chances are you might have been duped. The fair authorities say they have unearthed a sca...
By Ushnota Paul

Entertainment  /  Published 02.05.20

Diamonds in the sky

A blue-eyed, rosy-cheeked Kapoor scion, privileged from birth. A celebrity before his debut film was even released. A hero producers were waiting to snap up. His father was the famous Raj Kapoor and e...

Entertainment  /  Published 30.04.20

The straightforwardness of Rishi

Actor Rishi Kapoor, whose cherubic flamboyance was a perfect foil for the angst-ridden years of Bollywood but who eventually outgrew his chocolate hero image, died on Thursday. He was 67.Kapoor, ...


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