Femme fatale, avenging mom, serial killer armed with an iron rod: Welcome to Bollywood’s heart of darkness

Also read | Naya Daur, Rang De Basanti, Bandit Queen and more: Your guide to 10 socially relevant films from Bollywood Jewel Thief (1967) ‘Macchli pakadne ka shauq tumhe bhi hai, mujhe bhi’ — Seth Vishambar Nath Dev Anand and Helen in a still from Jewel Thief. If it was that common for the hot…


Asha Bhonsle, K J Yesudas, Kavita Krishnamurthy and others come together for virtual concert ‘Sangeet Setu’

Singer Sonu Nigam said said the concert was their tribute to every Indian fighting against the coronavirus. Moving Pixels Company, XP&D and Be.live have partnered with the ISRA in this effort. “ISRA decided that leading singers of the country will entertain the masses and try to lighten their stress, strain and depression in these tough…


Saturday Night Live to air show, observe social distancing

By: AP | Los Angeles | Updated: April 10, 2020 8:54:28 am NBC says the comedy sketch show will include a Weekend Update news segment and original content from SNL cast members. Tags: Coronavirus SNL 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. SNL is known for its guest hosts and musical artists, but NBC…


Masakali 2.0 row: Who will protect sanctity of original music and poetry, asks Prasoon Joshi

“She was fighting a life-threatening illness and in her journey of recovery, the song and especially the words ‘Udiyo na dariyo (fly, don’t fear)’, gave her constant strength,” he further shared. So when they are simply reused with sole commercial purpose, it is indeed sad,” Joshi, who is the CBFC chairperson, told PTI. Music companies…


Harvey Weinstein free of coronavirus symptoms: Spokesperson

He has denied the allegations, saying any sex was consensual. By: Reuters | Updated: April 10, 2020 8:50:47 am Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. Harvey Weinstein was one of Hollywood’s most powerful producers, known for transforming the independent film industry. He produced the Academy award winner…


Here’s how Bollywood writers are struggling to weave fiction amid coronavirus pandemic

I am neither a medical practitioner, nor a policy maker, or a journalist. Shelle (Lyricist for Dev D, Manmarziyaan, Udta Punjab): I am not writing fiction, but thinking about it for sure. There are so many people out there migrating back to their villages, they are scared how they’ll survive this time without a job…


Top ten classic Disney animated films you can watch on Disney+ Hotstar

Written by Kshitij Rawat | New Delhi | Published: April 10, 2020 10:00:11 am You can watch these 10 classic animated films on Disney+. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Mulan (1998) Set in China during the Han dynasty, Mulan follows Hua Mulan, a young woman who enlists in the Imperial Army, disguised as…


Ramayan actor Shyam Sundar Kalani passes away

He will be missed.” Doordarshan is presently re-airing the popular television show Ramayan. RIP” Dipika Chikhlia, who played SIta on the show, also tweeted her condolences, “RIP Shyam Sunder Kalani who played the role of Sugreev and was battling cancer for a long time. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. © IE Online…


Zee TV brings back Hum Paanch, Qubool Hai, DID and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs

On the other hand, popular drama Qubool Hai follows the journey of Zoya (Surbhi Jyoti), who is in a mission to break stereotypes and reform the community she belongs to. For quite some time now, we have been receiving umpteen requests to bring back certain shows and seasons of our reality shows that viewers had…


10 young-adult shows that are perfect guilty pleasures

The story centered around a teenage mom and the show fell right into the so-bad-that-it-is-good category. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. But as the show went on, it deviated from its main issue and turned into…


Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa to spread laughter during lockdown with Hum, Tum Aur Quarantine

A source shared with indianexpress.com, “The idea behind Hum, Tum Aur Quarantine is to give the audience an insight into what their favourite actors are up to in this lockdown. Bharti even jokes that if they continue to do these jobs, when would they make babies. Watch the promo of Hum, Tum Aur Quarantine here:…


Bamfaad movie review: Aditya Rawal delivers a restrained, convincing performance

And the way they are delivered, with conviction, and a sense of place. The ‘kaun/kya hai bey’ is such a very UP thing, and to be able to say it out loud without making it a dialogue is an ability: debutant Aditya Rawal has it pat. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. And…


Telugu actor Narsing Yadav slips into coma

Telugu actor Narsing Yadav has slipped into a coma after collapsing at his residence in Hyderabad on Thursday. With over 300 films to his credit, Narsing Yadav is best known for his performance in Money Money, Tagore, Mass, Tulasi, Yamadonga, Anukokunda Oka Roju and Lakshmi. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated…


Why call it ‘Masakali’ when it doesn’t even sound like original: Mohit Chauhan

Otherwise, you’ll be just wasting time and money. By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: April 10, 2020 5:16:15 pm Mohit Chauhan said “Masakali” is an iconic song and its recreation will naturally affect the creative team. “It (recreations) has been happening for too long and it’s too much now. “Music comes from the heart, creativity…


Purab Kohli confirms recovery from coronavirus

But firstly we need to put the brakes on this pandemic, and then we have to conserve energy and rest our bodies and build strength. Rest assured we are very well and fully recovered now. Yes it’s hard! A big shout out to all the frontline workers and health workers around the world who are…