Subhash K Jha

Brutally Basic Bollywood

Subhash K Jha is a film critic and movie expert.

Irrfan Khan has fallen ill at his peak, let us give him the privacy he needs

I've known Irrfan Khan from the time he didn't drop the Khan in his name. That happened after all the Khans began to be frisked ferociously at airports. Irrfan just called it quits one fine day.

Jun 29, 2018 - 10:43 PM IST
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Oscars 2018 were predictable and boring, and overlooked true winners

Everyone wants to be politically correct at the Oscars.

Mar 8, 2018 - 04:01 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Not just Sridevi, many of Bollywood's screen queens have died too early

Sridevi has left us only at 54. She was at her prime both as a woman and an actor. Her performance in Mom last year proved her steely will to excel no matter what the age.

Feb 27, 2018 - 12:34 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Fabulous cook, accomplished painter Sridevi no more — Lesser known facts about the screen icon

Sridevi was a fabulous cook. She learnt how to cook after marriage with Boney Kapoor as she wanted to feed him at home.

Feb 27, 2018 - 07:21 AM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood - Swara Bhaskar, Padmaavat, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and jauhar: Old rage, new bottle, misplaced

This week the very talented Swara Bhaskar became a little more famous when she decided to take on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat for promoting jauhar… no, not Indra Se

Feb 3, 2018 - 12:05 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Padmaavat emerges triumphant from the ordeal by fire

There is good and bad news for Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Jan 27, 2018 - 12:55 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Padmaavat salutes Rajputs, Karni Sena lied and got it wrong

Dear Karni Sena, Namaskaar.

Jan 23, 2018 - 03:54 PM IST
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For Padmaavat, next challenge is movie hall owners

On Wednesday there was uncertainty and fear surrounding the future of Padmavati. Will the producers Viacom 18 Motion Pictures actually be able to release the film in spite of the threat?

Jan 18, 2018 - 06:05 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Delusion of stardom is Bollywood's unspoken tragedy

Nothing saddens me more than to see actors wrap their heads around their own illusory stardom and strut around with the attitude that one would expect a man of Mr Bachchan's stature to adopt.

Jan 16, 2018 - 10:23 AM IST
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