Is ‘based on a true story’ the new success formula for Bollywood hitmakers?

However, in comparison, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat has definitely had the most interesting relationship with its claims to reality. While it is a known fact that PadMan is based on the story of the social entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, the first slide of Ajay Devgn’s Raid reads ‘Based on true stories.’ Padmaavat, however, is a different…


Chester Bennington: The man whose songs spoke to a generation

Linkin Park’s debut album Hybrid Theory was one of the best-selling albums of all times, reaching the sweet spot of number two on Billboards. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Why am I so uptight today? Talking to Myself is almost breezy and whimsical…


Nagesh Kukunoor’s Rockford is much more than your regular coming-of-age tale

What follows is a bemused Kukunoor striving to explain what masturbation means. And for the most part, we are still not entirely comfortable with the idea of sex unless it’s made light of, or included as a part of some dumb horror flick. There were some memorable scenes of Johnny Matthew (played by filmmaker Nagesh…


Five ideas for Amazon’s Lord of the Rings prequel web series

They asked why a 300-page book was turned into three bloated films instead of two shorter films as was originally planned. It was as though the makers really wanted to make another LOTR trilogy but they forgot that this time they were working with a 300-page children book, instead of a 1200-odd page tome. Does…


Irrfan Khan remains steadfast in faith even as he undergoes treatment

As for the rumours that were floated NEURO is not always about the brain and googling is the easiest way to do research 😉 To those who waited for my words, I hope to be back with more stories to tell.” A few days back the actor’s wife also took to Facebook to request people…


Most awaited Bollywood debuts of 2018: Warina Hussain, Sanjana Sanghi, Janhvi Kapoor and more

October is a slice of life love story which is written by Juhi Chaturvedi and will hit the screens on April 13. Adnan Sami – Afghan Adnan Sami’s Afghani look is very unique. If there was an award for the most buzzworthy actor announcements in Bollywood, it has to go to Salman Khan’s tweet for…


Omerta, Nude to screen at New York Indian Film Festival, tributes to Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor planned

The centerpiece film of the festival is Miransha Naik’s Konkoni language Juze which explores the exploitation of immigrants in Goa through the eyes of a teenage student-laborer. The festival will open on May 7 with Ravi Jadhav’s Marathi film Nude. Related News Mental Hai Kya actor Rajkummar Rao: Can’t put ego into actingHansal Mehta: Purchased actual…


Aanand L Rai on Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero: We are having so much fun while making the film

“That’s what Katrina is doing. He said, “Wait a little bit more, I have almost reached a point where I can openly talk about Zero. With Shah Rukh sir, I get a feeling I am achieving that. Give me two months more, I’ll finish the shoot and have lots to tell you. On Monday, director…


Race 3: Jacqueline Fernandez as Jessica is ready for some action

#Race3 #Race3ThisEid @Asli_Jacqueline @SKFilmsOfficial @TipsOfficial pic.twitter.com/YwxSN78QYm — Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) March 20, 2018 …and power can be dangerous!! In Sajid Nadiadwala’s Kick too, the two charmed cinephiles with their crackling chemistry on screen. On March 19, when Salman greeted his fans with his character look from Race 3, he promised that he will make his…


Ram Jethmalani biopic to go on floors this year, casting not finalised: Soha Ali Khan

For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd At an event in Mumbai last night, when Soha was asked about the progress of the film, she replied, “Yes, we are doing the Ram Jethmalani biopic. Related News Soha Ali Khan on Inaaya and Taimur’s comparison: You…


Salman Khan’s Veergati co-actor Pooja Dadwal ill, asks for financial aid from the actor

Also, her condition is deteriorating because of lack of adequate treatment. Pooja in an interview has also said that she has been trying to reach out to the actor but has not received any response yet. According to a Navbharat Times report, Pooja has been suffering from Tuberculosis and other lung ailments. 2018-03-20T13:01:56+00:00″> Published: March…


In trying to ape the west, we are losing some of our uniqueness: Juhi Chawla

I don’t see the Indian songs and dances on screen anymore or very little. Related News Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga has an amazing script: Juhi ChawlaShah Rukh Khan on Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani’s 18 years: This one was specialThe Test Case trailer: Nimrat Kaur’s remarkable performance could make for a watchable military dramaBefore she…


Please pray Hichki is a hit because only that will give me empowerment to come back and do more films: Rani Mukerji

“Not really, because I have always looked for special roles and special scripts that bring a change in my life emotionally. You cannot waiver both ways. And I want to do a lot of work… More and more movies. Whether a male protagonist plays the role or I am playing my role as a female,…


When audiences see Shahid, Sushant and Varun perform, they recognise their training: Shiamak Davar

It is great to see films that have dance as its core essence. In 2011, he choreographed dance sequences for Mission Impossible 4. The talent in our country is phenomenal, and my Dance Education program in schools, my One Year Dance Certification Programs and regular dance classes takes up most of my time.” Shiamak Davar…


If you are not present when opportunity is coming your way, it will affect your career: Chitrangada Singh

“Hopefully, things will change.” So, what motivates her now? “With this show, people will get to see the human side of me… So far, the mass audience has seen only the character I played,” said Chitrangada, who has worked with directors like Sudhir Mishra, Onir and Tigmanshu Dhulia. For all the latest Entertainment News, download…