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Shah Rukh Khan
Calcutta  /  Published 09.01.21

Film fest online booking off

The online booking system for the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival has been scrapped from January 11. In a late evening notification on Friday, the festival committee announced that people wit...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.01.21

Film festival: a test of full-attendance

Cinema halls in Bengal can operate with 100 per cent attendance, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday. “Halls are operating with 50 per cent audience because of the pandemic. I will as...
By Debraj Mitra, Sudeshna Banerjee, M.R. Venkatesh in Calcutta, Chennai

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.21

Bengal nod for 100% theatre occupancy

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that cinema halls in the state can now operate with full occupancy with adherence to Covid-safety guidelines. The Chief Minister announced he...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

SRK to join film fest virtually

On Friday, LED screens will be installed in front of each venue to telecast the virtual inauguration live, festival officials said. The film festival, which was pushed back from the original November...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

People  /  Published 27.12.20

First Among Unequals

Jitne bhi classes hum insaan ne banaye hain, I think I’ve played them all,” says actor Jitendra Kumar. Fondly known as Jeetu or Jeetu bhaiya — after some of the characters he has pla...
By Manasi Shah in

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People  /  Published 13.12.20

Abhi toh main jawaan hoon

Shalini Vatsa, who plays Dhaniya, Natha’s wife, speaks of Jaffar as quite someone, off-screen too. “Peepli Live was my first film, and Amma made it even more special,” says the Mumba...
By Paromita Kar in

People  /  Published 13.12.20

It also drips

Shah Rukh Khan will tell you, if a jingle by the state tourism department on YouTube is any indication, that Bengal is the sweetest part of India. But which is the sweetest spot in Bengal? The query ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Entertainment  /  Published 06.12.20

Blast from the past

Babe Who would have thought that a film with a ‘talking’ pig (that fancies itself as a sheepdog) would squeal its way to a box-office haul of more than $250million worldwide and seven Aca...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Sports  /  Published 01.12.20

Knight Riders venture in US cricket

  Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's Knight Riders Group, on Tuesday, announced their foray into the untapped US cricket market investing in the development of Major League Cricket with a ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 01.12.20

Netflix’s latest guilty pleasure is a dud

Truth be told, none of the four women are Bollywood A-listers, which is perhaps also the reason why they signed up for the show in the first place. Neelam apart, the other three are ‘famous&rsqu...
By Priyanka Roy  in


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