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Subhash K Jha

Brutally Basic Bollywood

Subhash K Jha is a film critic and movie expert.

Dear Sanjay Dutt, you just demonstrated why MeToo is doomed in Bollywood

Sanjay Dutt, who had so far wisely kept mum over his director-friend Raj Kumar Hirani's sexual harassment charges, opened his mouth and put his foot right into it.

Apr 17, 2019 - 03:30 PM IST

The disturbing immoral politics of India's new-age cinema

A much talked-about recent Tamil film, Kolamavu Kokila, features a female hero Nayanthara, who is to Tamil cinema what Kajol or Vidya Balan are to Bollywood.

Apr 3, 2019 - 01:34 PM IST

Taimur Ali Khan vs Sara Ali Khan: Who is the bigger paparazzi favourite?

While we don't know much about Saif Ali Khan's elder son Ebrahim, who likes to keep a low profile, his younger son and only daughter Sara seem to be in competition as to who can grab more eyeballs

Mar 20, 2019 - 02:22 PM IST

In Bollywood, nepotism is hitting nauseating levels

When I am asked my take on nepotism in the Indian entertainment industry my answer is simple. There is the plus, Ranbir Kapoor. And then there is the minus Armaan Kohli.

Mar 15, 2019 - 06:15 PM IST

No more on-screen intimacy for Deepika, Ranveer? That's not new in Bollywood

Have Deepika Padukone and her discernibly-besotted husband Ranveer Singh mutually agreed to not get intimate with their co-stars on screen?

Mar 5, 2019 - 04:12 PM IST

Is Sonam Kapoor the bravest, boldest female star in Bollywood? It seems so

Who is the bravest mainstream Bollywood actress today? Not many of them get a chance to be brave.

Feb 13, 2019 - 02:58 PM IST

The rise of stories on lesbians casts shine on Indian screens

In February, it is time for the ladies to come out of the closet.

Feb 7, 2019 - 06:02 PM IST

Karan Johar is as much to blame for Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul controversy, should watch his mouth

When the outspoken Sreesanth says Karan Johar should also take the blame for the disastrous aftermath of Hardik Pandya's declarations on Koffee With Karan he is not off the mark.

Jan 29, 2019 - 02:10 PM IST

2018 was the year girl power ruled the box office

At times when I saw women whooping it up in Hollywood films, I felt they were copying us.

Jan 9, 2019 - 04:21 PM IST

Happy Birthday Salman Khan, the star who hates criticism

There are two kind of actors. Those who get deeply affected by reviews. And those who pretend not to be affected by reviews.

Dec 31, 2018 - 03:32 PM IST