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Up Close And Personal: Saif Ali Khan Opens Up About His Life And Craft

Up Close And Personal: Saif Ali Khan Opens Up About His Life And Craft

22 September, 2021 Eshita Bhargava

"I’m not on social media because it is distracting. We’re anyway addicted to our phones. Also, I find it very disingenuous to share my life with people. You get trapped in it," says Saif Ali Khan

Raghubir Yadav Finds His Mojo After 30 Years In Industry

Raghubir Yadav Finds His Mojo After 30 Years In Industry

15 September, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Raghubir Yadav is known for his rigorous, subtle craft. He has done some of the most memorable characters in theatre, television and film. Excerpts from an interview with Lachmi Deb Roy:


To Everything There’s A Season

In a deft inversion, Tarantino turns Once Upon A Time In Hollywood into a novel. Overlaying the two, we get insights on film-making, his pet themes and glory in his immersion into the late ’60s.

Create Your Brand Using Your Own Aesthetics, Says Actor Annu Kapoor

Create Your Brand Using Your Own Aesthetics, Says Actor Annu Kapoor

02 September, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Why Annu Kapoor calls himself 'unsuitable, unfit and ugly' for the entertainment industry


Shakti Sings For Shiva: The Woman Hymn Singer In Tamil Nadu Temples

The voice of a woman ‘Odhuvaar’ resonates from a Tamil Nadu temple

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26 August, 2021

Life In A Kaali Peeli: Six Stories Take A Cab Ride Through Bombay

Lachmi Deb Roy

Not only ways of seeing, film-making too is being touched by the pandemic. Adeeb Rais pulls out a neat suite of shorts, starring Soni Razdan, Vinay Pathak and harra bharra kabab!


26 August, 2021

The Magic of 'Family Man' Srikant Tiwari In OTT

Aparna Purohit

How Manoj Bajpayee managed to humanise a spy and make the character so intensely relatable


26 August, 2021

Manoj Bajpayee Is A 360-Degree Character

Hansal Mehta

Manoj Bajpayee more than acts out his role­—he completely absorbs it


26 August, 2021

Why Pankaj Tripathi Thinks Manoj Bajpayee’s Chappal Will Bring Him Luck

Pankaj Tripathi

From Bihar to Mumbai, Manoj Bajpayee’s story is an inspiration to small-town actors


26 August, 2021

I Still Call Directors For Work, Says Manoj Bajpayee

Giridhar Jha

Manoj Bajpayee, the Bihar-born thespian, now called the Superstar of OTT, tells Giridhar Jha that he still prefers to be known as an actor. Edited excerpts:


26 August, 2021

Manoj Bajpayee Is Friend And Gladiator For Bhonsle Director

Devashish Makhija

In Manoj, there is kinship that goes beyond those of director-actor, upstart-mentor...


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26 August, 2021

OTT: Where Old Stars Are Reborn And New Stars Are Made

Giridhar Jha

The novice, the neglected, the forgotten and the stars fallen by the wayside—all are flocking to the democratic republic of OTTs


26 August, 2021

Method Hero: The King Of OTT Is Manoj Bajpayee

Giridhar Jha

Behind his many on-screen personas is one man with a single agenda­—to be a better version of himself every time he steps in front of the camera.


19 August, 2021

I Had My Own Rules, Yet Was A Successful Hero: Amol Palekar

Eshita Bhargava

Veteran actor Amol Palekar talks to Eshita Bhargava about his film '200 Halla Ho' and his journey in the industry. Excerpts:


19 August, 2021

Why Mani Matters

G.C. Shekhar

Time for this ace director to rediscover himself


19 August, 2021

Artist Weaves Memories Of A Vintage Srinagar

Naseer Ganai

An artisan’s nostalgic tribute to the Srinagar that was


12 August, 2021

Bollywood Newsreel: The Story Of Indian Movies, From B&W Masterpieces To OTT Boom

Lachmi Deb Roy

Single-screen cinema to OTT, the story of PVR multiplexes and Balaji Telefilms encapsulates the trajectory of popular entertainment in post-liberalisation India


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05 August, 2021

Tumhara Ishq Ishq…? The Double Meanings Of Desire, Porn And Erotica

Paromita Vohra

Not taste and aesthetics, but class and power draw the line between porn and erotica. Exploitation happens everywhere in the world of real-world sex—not just in porn.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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