Subhash K Jha

Brutally Basic Bollywood

Subhash K Jha is a film critic and movie expert.

Bollywood's MeToo has kept eerily quiet about the truly big names

While it is no doubt heartening to see many victims of sexual harassment come forward with their chilling accounts in the hands of Bollywood's renowned predators, it is sad that the really big name

Nov 4, 2018 - 01:41 PM IST
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Bollywood's MeToo movement has been tragically derailed by opportunists, publicity-seekers

Sussanne Khan is not wrong. There are indeed lots of pretence and false allegations in the MeToo movement that has gripped the Indian entertainment industry.

Oct 24, 2018 - 05:14 PM IST
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I witnessed one Bollywood superstar molest another, she then called him 'sweet'

This happened in 2003, when I was visiting Mumbai.

Oct 9, 2018 - 04:45 PM IST
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Tanushree Dutta is not the first actor Nana Patekar has rubbed the wrong way

Nana has the reputation of being temperamental.

Oct 4, 2018 - 11:12 AM IST
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Nationality - Indian, Religion - Lata Mangeshkar

Ever since I turned 5 or maybe 6, I have believed God lives in THAT voice. So many, many years later, it hasn't changed. To hear Lata Mangeshkar sing is to have known God.

Oct 1, 2018 - 03:03 PM IST
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As Akshay Kumar turns 51, a look at how he is a rogue turned into a reluctant hero

Akshay Kumar turned 51 on Sunday I find it hard to believe that his journey as an individual and an actor has taken him so far.

Sep 10, 2018 - 11:11 AM IST
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Battle for Laxmibai: Will Kangana Ranaut succeed in becoming the Rani of Jhansi?

Will Kangana Ranaut's dream of playing the Rani of Jhansi ever materialize?

Aug 24, 2018 - 07:36 PM IST
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 'Soorma' vs 'Sanju': Why do films on anti-heroes attract larger crowds?

'Soorma' vs 'Sanju': Why do films on anti-heroes attract larger crowds?

For all its flaws, Reema Kagti's "Gold" must be applauded in the loudest possible way, for bringing to the screen lives of unsung heroes involved in a sport that lacks the glamorous appeal of crick

Aug 18, 2018 - 02:39 PM IST
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee loved Bollywood. Who would play him in biopic?

The two senior-most and most venerated leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and LK Advani, shared a common trait: their love for the arts and cinema.

Aug 19, 2018 - 04:25 PM IST
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Is Salman Khan our Tom Cruise?

Is Salman Khan our Tom Cruise?

Tom Cruise is 4 years older than Salman Khan, but look at the stunts he performs, Oh Maa! Look at the warmth and humility he conveys in his persona.

Aug 11, 2018 - 10:53 PM IST
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