19 years of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi: How the show changed the face of Indian television

Many shows followed suit, and even today, if a character is bumped off, the audience knows that they might come back soon. (Express Archive Photo) Of course, naysayers will have their own reason to put Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi down. @ektaravikapoor @chloejferns @ketansgupta #shobhakapoor @smritiirani @RonitBoseRoy #anil #shivangisinghchauhaan #tanusridgupta @StarPlus @nairsameer pic.twitter.com/U9yrv9c9yp —…


Spider-Man Far From Home movie review: The Tom Holland film has its heart in the right place

Far From Home’s best moments come when it sticks to Peter’s school group, including two hapless teachers and many teenagers with different interests (plus one hunk with a crush on MJ). Much of Far From Home’s conflict is driven by whether the 16-year-old wants that burden at all, longing as he is for both father…


Stranger Things 3 first impression: It’s already better than the second season

Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and Mike (Finn Wolfhard) are dating and Hopper (David Harbour) is hating it. The moment this boy starts touching the nape of his neck, you know it’s a signal for incoming danger. Will (Noah Schnapp), on the other hand, is still caught up in the trauma that he faced in the…


Quentin Tarantino says he might not make movies after Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

The film boasts of a star-studded cast of Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie. I see myself writing film books and starting to write theatre, so I’ll still be creative. “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” will release worldwide on July 26. Advertising “I think when it comes to theatrical movies, I’ve come to…


Jeremy Renner on turning down Hellboy: Couldn’t connect to it

Not just ‘Hellboy’ or whatever it was, and I’m not saying that it’s a good or bad movie, it’s not about that… I just wouldn’t have fit there,” the 48-year-old actor said. I said, ‘I can’t find a way in (to this character), I don’t know what I’d be doing,’ so I had to say…


#MeToo impacted nudity in Game of Thrones: Carice van Houten

The times have changed in many ways. The Dutch are quite open-minded, we’re a bit easier with that. Advertising The actor, who played Melisandre – The Red Woman, in the hit HBO show, believes the changing climate made the makers reflect on the R-rated content, which was one of the talking points about the series.…


Avengers Endgame to re-release in India with new footage

The re-release of Avengers: Endgame is being said to be one of the last efforts by Marvel Studios to get past Avatar at the worldwide box office. There will also be a tribute to Stan Lee, an unfinished deleted scene featuring Mark Ruffalo’s Bruce Banner aka Hulk and the opening scene from Spider-Man: Far From…


Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi: 19 years later, here’s what I remember of the show

As much as the remarriages, reincarnation and the hapless female protagonist appear illogical and unreal now, they were eerie to a 10-year-old me. To me, she must have blown 250 candles on her birthday cake by the last episode of the show. Sometimes I think if I would have accepted Tulsi Virani’s invitation to her…


Swara Bhasker, Divya Dutta and Surekha Sikri to star in Sheer Khurma

Production houses wanted me to make a queer film with male protagonists because masculinity is the flavour of the day, apparently. But making a queer film in India continues to be a challenge. And I think when you have such lovely, positive energies around and you are talking about a cause, there is no other…


Mission Mangal first poster: Akshay, Taapsee, Vidya and others are ready to take India to Mars

Mission Mangal is that film for me… A film that I hope, will inspire as much as it will entertain. Based on the incredible true story of India’s mission to Mars, Mission Mangal is a film about ordinary people achieving the extraordinary… A story that proves that creativity, ideas and dreams have no limit… just…


Daisy Ridley on Star Wars The Last Jedi getting negative reaction: I also think it’s fair

“I wasn’t surprised, no. It doesn’t mean they were ultimately, Rian’s a filmmaker and one person can’t dictate how a film is supposed to be but freedom of expression, sure.” The Rise of Skywalker, directed by JJ Abrams, will bow out on December 20 this year. It’s just a different thing. 0 Comment(s) Advertising Talking…


Nishad is the hero, Ayan the protagonist in Article 15: Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub

“There are two couples in the film, one is Ayan and Aditi, and the other Nishad and Gaura. Advertising Ayyub, who had the option of choosing from three or four different roles in the film that deals with caste conflict, said he picked the character of activist Nishad, the conscience keeper of the story and…


Josh Brolin on Deadpool future: Marvel is figuring it out

The future of Deadpool series is facing uncertainty after Disney unveiled its new calendar of Fox-owned movies at the beginning of May. So who knows,” he said. I’m actually, I’ve been calling them, like, ‘What’s the deal with Cable, man?’ Seriously, 100 percent serious. It’s a big world now, it just got much, much bigger.…


Nobody would hire me after The Thing debacle: John Carpenter

“I needed a job after ‘The Thing’ because nobody would hire me. I thought that was a bit cheesy. 0 Comment(s) They thought I showed them too much of the monster. Advertising Starring Kurt Russell, the horror film shocked audiences with repulsive special effects used for the titular, shape-shifting monster and opened to negative reviews.…


JA Bayona to direct Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series

He is helping out the writing team of Patrick McKay and JD Payne, who were announced as series developers last year. “JRR Tolkien created one of the most extraordinary and inspiring stories of all time, and as a lifelong fan it is an honour and a joy to join this amazing team,” Bayona said in…