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Subhash K Jha

Brutally Basic Bollywood

Subhash K Jha is a film critic and movie expert.

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

Dear Karan Johar, not everyone is comfortable discussing their sex lives

In episode after episode of the otherwise-enjoyable Koffee With Karan, we can feel the host's ineluctable desire to enter his celebrity guests' bedrooms for a peep into their sexual activities.

Dec 24, 2018 - 02:47 PM IST

Zero showcases a new Shah Rukh Khan, one who has nothing left to prove

I share a very special bonding with Aanand Rai. It wasn't with Tanu Weds Manu where Aanand's success story starts. Most filmland friendships begin at the signpost of success.

Dec 14, 2018 - 12:58 PM IST

Is Bollywood softening its anti-Pakistan stance?

On November 29, Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan turned a year older.

Nov 30, 2018 - 07:38 PM IST

Was Deepika Padukone superstitious on secrecy over wedding with Ranveer Singh?

And why the secrecy until a few weeks ago when the couple announced their marriage to the world? The extended period of courtship did not figure in the couple's public proclamations at all.

Nov 14, 2018 - 03:44 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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