Here’s everything you need to know about Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat

In his poem, Jayasi had three central characters Padmini or Padmavati, the queen of Chittor, her husband Rana Ratansen Singh, and the sultan of Delhi, Alauddin Khalji. It celebrates a Rajput queen’s willingness to die rather than give herself over to a tyrant who coveted her. So, there are no such scene or any sort…


What really is the point of Ram Gopal Varma’s God, Sex and Truth?

2018-01-25T06:30:12+00:00″> Published: January 25, 2018 6:30 am Ram Gopal Varma tries to tell the “Truth behind Sex as intended by God” in God Sex and Truth. Is he that unaware of the society we live in or is it just another stunt by the once acclaimed filmmaker to stay in the news for just a…


Before Padmaavat, these 15 Bollywood period dramas transported us to another era

Paresh Rawal played the titular character here and was applauded for his performance. While the film loosely portrayed Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination on screen, they were wise enough to not use many real names while telling the story. Devdas was later adapted by Anurag Kashyap in DevD but the maker chose to set his film in…


Before Padmaavat, here’s looking at the box office performance of Shahid Kapoor’s last five films

It also starred Alia Bhatt and Kareena Kapoor Khan. Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in Shaandaar. The Vikas Bahl directorial, however, managed a modest collection of Rs 43.12 crore at the box office. But considering his previous work in films like Jab We Met, Udta Punjab, Haider and Kaminey, we know that Shahid is one…


Padmaavat movie review and reactions: Day 1 Highlights

“Padmaavat has been declared fit for public exhibition in the cinema houses without any excision by Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC),” Censor board official Mobashir Hasan told IANS. Every second of watching this epicness made me a bigger fan of #SanjayLeelaBhansali the GOD of Indian cinema. At HT India’s Most Stylish Awards 2018, Deepika…


The music of Padmaavat director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s cinematic world

“As long as your heart beats music is alive,” as the grandmother played by Helen (a Bhansali favourite, she returns as Salman Khan’s mother in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam) observes to a young Annie (Manisha Koirala), underlining that film’s central message. In Guzaarish, Aditya Roy Kapur plays a Muslim magician and RK’s object of…


Padmaavat cleared for release in Pakistan

Asked about it, Hasan said, “CBFC isn’t biased in arts, creativity and healthy entertainment.” He said that for the film’s certification, the CBFC co-opted Professor Waqar Ali Shah, Chairman, Department of History, Quaid-e-Azam University as per rules. According to some distributors in Pakistan, there were apprehensions over the movie given the negative portrayal of Alauddin…


Deepika Padukone on Padmaavat: Jauhar scene by far my most special, challenging

The actress has been receiving a barrage of compliments on social media for her effective portrayal as Rani Padmavati in the movie, following its special screenings. Padmaavat is based on a poem by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi. Deepika told another well-wisher on Twitter that it was a one-of-a-kind and a once in a lifetime moment…


From Rekha and Sridevi to Kamal Haasan and Amitabh Bachchan, a look at the HT Most Stylish Awards 2018 winners

Our favourites are the photo of Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Dutt greeting each other and the one of Sridevi catching up with Kamal Haasan. Well, it was such a Sadma throwback not only for the two celebs but also for the fans. From Padmaavat actor Deepika to Shahid Kapoor, these are the celebrities who took…


Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor overwhelmed with Padmaavat’s release

And today on the eve of the release of our beloved film, I wish you all a Happy Republic Day in advance and invite you all to the cinema halls. But there is no denying the fact that the kind of turmoil that Padmaavat has went through to see this day is unprecedented in the…


Karan Johar reveals the release date of Student Of The Year 2 in new poster, see photo

The franchise forges ahead under the baton of director @punitdmalhotra …@foxstarhindi @apoorvamehta18 @iTIGERSHROFF.” Talking about the poster, Tiger is doing full justice to the spoilt-brat avatar with his rugged denim and chiselled abs look. The franchise forges ahead under the baton of director @punitdmalhotra …@foxstarhindi @apoorvamehta18 @iTIGERSHROFF pic.twitter.com/8gTuiZQANK — Karan Johar (@karanjohar) January 24, 2018…


Mohanlal appreciated my performance in Nimir: Parvatii Nair

She has another biggie in the pipeline as well, the untitled Mohanlal-Ajoy Verma film. Eventually, when the movie comes out, you’ll be like ‘Oh I didn’t know this person was there or this would happen,’ I never wanted to play a random character in a movie,” she says with commendable candour. Malayalam film Poppins happened…


Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30 gets a new release date

On the occasion of Basant Panchmi, the actor tweeted, “On the auspicious day of Saraswati Puja and Basant Panchami, I am beginning my journey of Super 30 where I am playing a teacher for the first time. The news about Super 30’s postponement was announced by trade analyst Taran Adarsh who took to Twitter and…


Shahid Kapoor: People shouldn’t be forced to not watch Padmaavat

Now we are waiting for the audience’s point of view. He said, “Padmaavat stands for the entire film industry. The response we are getting is so satisfying. “We have been saying since a long time that first watch the film. On Wednesday night, while interacting with the media on the red carpet of an award…


Jessica Chastain helped Octavia Spencer get a pay raise

We’re gonna be favoured nations, and we’re gonna make the same thing.’ Fast forward to last week, we’re making five times what we asked for,” she added. “About 15 months ago, Jessica Chastain contacted me and said, ‘I want us to do a comedy,’. “And then I said, ‘But here’s the thing, women of colour…