Naya Daur, Rang De Basanti, Bandit Queen and more: Your guide to 10 socially relevant films from Bollywood

NAYA DAUR (1957) ‘Hum chaahein toh paida karde chattaanon mein raahein ‘ — Shankar Dilip Kumar evoked rural India mannerism with such delicious lyricism in Naya Daur. After watching Swades, you realise you don’t miss Khan’s mush-ball wizardry, the smooth-talking lover and designer brands. Don’t miss the recurring, ‘All’s well’, as a jail hand assures…


Jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli dies from coronavirus

Bucky Pizzarelli was born in Paterson, New Jersey, and had a career that spanned eight decades. By: AP | Updated: April 3, 2020 8:54:05 am John “Bucky” Pizzarelli was 94. He showed off his musical chops for former presidents like Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton and played alongside musical icons like Frank Sinatra. “He and…


Leonardo DiCaprio, others launch $12M coronavirus relief food fund

Tags: Leonardo Di Caprio “I thank them for their tireless work on the frontlines, they deserve all of our support.” On Thursday, Oprah Winfrey announced a $1 million donation to the fund and $10 million in total to feed the hungry during the crisis. The new coronavirus has caused a global pandemic that has sickened…


Top Gun Maverick postponed to December due to coronavirus

and Canadian theaters. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Tags: Coronavirus Tom Cruise Top Gun Maverick And the sci-fi war film The Tomorrow War, with Chris Pratt, is now unscheduled instead of releasing on Christmas. Hollywood’s summer movie season is all but finished. Some films have also been postponed because of halted post…


Panchayat actor Neena Gupta: Younger generation of actors are smart and confident

I always adjust to situations and people. Basically, I feel chemistry means if both the actors are good actors and good human beings, then chemistry happens. View this post on Instagram I live in mubai and working am a good actor looking fr good parts to play A post shared by Neena Gupta (@neena_gupta) on…


Archana Puran Singh on Shrimaan Shrimati comeback: Will video call Rakesh Bedi and watch the episode together

© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Remembering her co-stars, Singh said, “It would be an emotional moment, and we will really miss them. World over sitcoms are weekly, or at the most biweekly. He is quite well known, however, he hasn’t been given the due respect. While Archana Puran Singh and Rakesh Bedi will…


Sethum Aayiram Pon movie review: Life is a celebration

When the reason of the summons is revealed, things start to shift. There’s a small group dancing right next to the mourners. Slowly, steadily, we see the cracks between the grandma and grand-daughter being cemented. Both Sathish and Rajendran work well together, and as they head towards an unexpected finish, we see what the director…


Sara Bareilles reveals coronavirus diagnosis, says she has ‘fully recovered’

Last month the singer had announced that the run of her musical Waitress in London’s West End would be cancelled due to the spread of COVID-19. I’m fully recovered, just so you know. “I had it, just so you know. And I am just thinking about all the people who are walking through this really…


British comedian Eddie Large dies of coronavirus

Large’s son, Ryan McGinnis, shared the news on Facebook, saying his father had been suffering with heart failure and contracted the virus in hospital. He had been suffering with heart failure and unfortunately, whilst in hospital, contracted the coronavirus, which his heart was sadly not strong enough to fight. By: PTI | London | Updated:…


Peninsula trailer: Train to Busan’s sequel promises more zombie thrills

© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Despite set in the same world and country, Peninsula appears to have little in common with Train to Busan. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. We do see two surviving…


Paresh Rawal’s son Aditya all set to make his acting debut

Though the driving force of the film is the love story, it has many more layers to it. Plz watch. Bamfaad has a phenomenal storyline and it is getting the perfect exposure with a massive video streaming platform like ZEE5,” she added. Bamfaad will start streaming on ZEE5 from April 10. Tags: Paresh Rawal According…


Challenge is to get audiences back to theatres post lockdown period: Aditya Dhar

“The best way is to make big event films and that is the natural progression that is happening everywhere around the world, including the US and China. The filmmaker said writing has always been his saviour whenever things didn’t go his way. When things were not going right for me, writing was the only thing…


Marzi actor Rajeev Khandelwal: Have never been captive to an image

When I heard the script, I really wanted to do it. And now that I look back, I am happy that I took the call, and could include the project in my resume.” Ask him what kind of challenges he faced while playing the role, and pat came the reply, “Trust me, it wasn’t easy.…


Gayatri Asokan: Interest in classical music has become less due to Bollywood

I am amazed how people in Mumbai have kept their discipline. It is also fantastic. Ranging from ghazal to film songs, she sang in Malayalam, Hindi and Urdu, depending on the requests. “Our country over the past 10-15 years has become populist in attitude, which is a little unfortunate. Responding to a question, the singer…


Hasmukh trailer: Vir Das is a ‘killer comedian’ in this Netflix original

The trailer of Netflix’s black comedy Hasmukh is out. Written by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Published: April 3, 2020 4:21:28 pm Hasmukh trailer: Starring Vir Das and Ranvir Shorey, the Netflix original starts streaming on April 17. His partner-in-crime is Ranvir Shorey who has discovered this uncanny secret behind Hasmukh’s success. © IE…