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Subhash K Jha

Brutally Basic Bollywood

Subhash K Jha is a film critic and movie expert.

What is that accent, Shahid?

What is that accent, Shahid?

New Delhi From what I gather the Toilet Ek Prem Katha director Shree Narayan Singh's new film Batti Gul Meter Chalu is about power theft in the mofussil areas.

Aug 11, 2018 - 12:24 AM IST
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Hey Kareena-Saif, having Taimur in public domain is your choice

Hey Kareena-Saif, having Taimur in public domain is your choice

New Delhi: Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan are often heard expressing concern about over-exposure of their son Tamiur -- not yet two -- in the media.

Aug 4, 2018 - 01:52 PM IST
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Karwaan movie review: Film takes us on a journey of life, death

Karwaan movie review: Film takes us on a journey of life, death

Film: Karwaan Director: Akarsh Khurana Cast: Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salman and Mithila Palkar  Rating: ***1/2

Aug 3, 2018 - 06:54 AM IST
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Bollywood's patriotic formula is stale and boring, it is time to reinvent it

What happened to all the great patriotic films that would light up our movie theatres every year, and not only for Republic Day and Independence Day?

Aug 3, 2018 - 09:54 PM IST
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Aishwarya-Abhishek Bachchan marriage is rock solid, malicious rumours are from so-called 'friends'

If you are part of the entertainment business you know stories nowadays are made, and made up, on the basis of pictures randomly snapped at airports and outside restaurants.

Jul 26, 2018 - 09:36 PM IST
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Happy birthday, Priyanka Chopra. Sorry I betrayed you - by Subhash K Jha

In July, India's best entertainment export since Satyajit Ray - and I say this without an iota of irony - Priyanka Chopra, is going to be 36.

Jul 18, 2018 - 11:24 AM IST
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No common ground between 'Chak De! India', 'Soorma' except hockey: Shaad Ali

No common ground between 'Chak De! India', 'Soorma' except hockey: Shaad Ali

Mumbai: Comparisons with the popular hockey film "Chak De! India" are odious, but inevitable for "Soorma", a biopic on the life of hockey legend Sandeep Singh.

Jul 11, 2018 - 02:14 PM IST
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Would a Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas marriage be sustainable?

Would a Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas marriage be sustainable?

Many, many years ago, the doyen of Marathi-Hindi cinema V. Shantaram was told by his daughter, the actress Rajshri, that she wanted to marry her American boyfriend Greg Chapman.

Jul 7, 2018 - 01:04 PM IST
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The curious case of Sanjay Dutt, and the 'Sanju' biopic whitewash

Every time I'd speak to Sanjay Dutt during his years and years of trial and tribulation he would end the interview with one question.

Jul 12, 2018 - 02:43 PM IST
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India's biggest movie superstars need to reinvent themselves. Here is why

I know. They are the biggest, the best. Larger-than-life demi-gods of all things celluloid. The can-do-no-wrong brigade has begun to falter. Not that the chinks are showing in the armour yet.

Jun 29, 2018 - 07:51 PM IST
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