No one better than Kangana Ranaut to play madam Jayalalithaa: Thalaivi director

(Smiles) In Bollywood, whoever finances a film decides when it will be released. Thalaivi, which will be released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, traces the life of madam Jayalalithaa, between 1965 and 1991. Without his contribution, Thalaivi would not have been what it is today. During the interview with Simi Garewal, Jayalalithaa had said she…


Kangana Ranaut looks exactly like Jayalalithaa in new Thalaivi still

Apart from Kangana Ranaut as Jayalalithaa and Arvind Swami as MGR, industry buzz suggests the film also stars Jisshu Sengupta as Shoban Babu, Madhoo as Janaki Ramachandran and Poorna as Sasikala Natarajan. (Photo: Rangoli Chandel/Twitter) A still of Kangana Ranaut as late Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in upcoming biopic Thalaivi was released on the…


Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi to release on March 24

Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. To be the first to present our film Sooryavanshi at what is now called 24×7 Mumbai is just the best way any film fanatic can spend Gudi Padwa. Rohit Shetty, Karan…


Box office goes Sonic again but hears Call of the Wild

“For Call of the Wild heading into weekend the estimates were all over the place, as low as 10 million for the weekend, some saying it could do 15, maybe 20,” said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for Comscore. “So like Sonic it over-performed.” In a very distant third with 7 million dollars was Harley…


Amazon in Holocaust row about Hunters series, anti-Semitic books

“Inventing a fake game of human chess for @huntersonprime is not only dangerous foolishness & caricature. “As a bookseller, we are mindful of book censorship throughout history, and we do not take this lightly. Also Read | Hunters review: Revenge drama The school is accused of promoting fascism in the performance in December. Click here…


Bhoot box office collection Day 3: Vicky Kaushal film earns Rs 16.36 crore

Lots of love brother!” 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Shalini wrote in her 1.5 star review, “Within its murky labyrinth, with no sense of any direction from writer-director Bhanu Pratap Singh, the film doesn’t seem to end. He tweeted, “#VickyKaushal versus #VickyKaushal… *Opening Weekend* biz… 2019: #Uri ₹ 35.73 cr 2018: #Raazi…


Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan box office collection Day 3: Ayushmann Khurrana film mints Rs 32.66 crore

Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the film’s figures. He wrote, “#ShubhMangalZyadaSaavdhan records healthy weekend… Good growth on Day 2, limited growth on Day 3… Metros dominate, contribute to its earnings… Important to stay strong from Mon to Thu… Fri 9.55 cr, Sat 11.08 cr, Sun 12.03 cr. #AyushmannKhurrana versus #AyushmannKhurrana… *Opening Weekend* biz… 2019:…


Miss you everyday: Janhvi Kapoor on Sridevi’s 2nd death anniversary

The Dhadak actor posted a black-and-white photo from her childhood where she is seen hugging her mother on a sofa. (Photo: Janhvi Kapoor/Instagram) Actor Janhvi Kapoor on Monday remembered her late mother, Bollywood star Sridevi, on her second death anniversary. Her sudden death left family, friends and thousands of fans in a state of shock.…


Berlinale 2020: Indian delegation discusses collaboration with European Film Market

They also held deliberations on the co-production between India and Germany, focusing on the partnership between Sunil Doshi’s Alliance Media and Pluto Films for distribution and production of Veit Helmer’s 2018 movie The Bra. The delegation also met representatives of major film festivals and film commissions as well as renowned international producers. Knol said he…


Not going to make Indiana Jones unless we are in a position to kill it: Harrison Ford

I don’t really want to give them what they wanna see, I want to give them something they didn’t anticipate seeing. We’re not going to make another Indiana Jones unless we’re in a position to kill it. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. By: PTI | Los Angeles | Updated: February 24, 2020…


Chris Pratt compares Jurassic World 3 with Avengers: Endgame

Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. Chris Pratt says the scale of the third Jurassic World movie is equivalent to the 2019’s superhero blockbuster Avengers: Endgame. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. “It’s a massive…


Not a huge fan of superhero genre, says Liam Neeson

“The first Star Wars, I was in that, that was 22 years ago, and I enjoyed that, because it was novel and that was new. The actor had portrayed Qui-Gon Jinn in George Lucas’ 1999 movie Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace. I think it’s Hollywood with all the bells and whistles and the…


Express at Berlinale 2020 – Day 4: From Matteo Garrone’s Pinocchio to Christian Petzold’s Undine

He is then set upon by two greedy fellows who like to ‘nibble’ (a euphemism, if ever there was one, for devouring enormous quantities of meaty food), and who plan to separate the gullible boy from his money. You can spy several influences at play here. On the surface, this is a story of love…


Amitabh Bachchan sir and I are at loggerheads in Gulabo Sitabo: Ayushmann Khurrana

“Gulabo Sitabo is an extremely simple film. It is not easy to act in front of him. “The magic is, sometimes you find simplicity most exciting in life and that’s what the film is about,” Ayushmann told PTI. The film reunites Ayushmann with director Shoojit Sircar, eighth years after their hit, Vicky Donor and also…


Rohit Shetty: Commercial films have become a brand now

Did you have to go through that struggle? My take about work – whether it’s films or Khatron ke Khiladi – is that honesty needs to be there. You either do it or show them how to do it. He also described his journey in the industry as one that started with “hate but has…