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Subhash K Jha

Brutally Basic Bollywood

Subhash K Jha is a film critic and movie expert.

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

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

Brutally Basic Bollywood: Padmaavat salutes Rajputs, Karni Sena lied and got it wrong

Dear Karni Sena, Namaskaar.

Jan 23, 2018 - 03:54 PM IST

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

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

Brutally Basic Bollywood: Many movie stars don't want their daughters in Bollywood. Here is why

Some time ago, I was not at all alarmed and shocked to read Sanjay Dutt' s confession that he wanted to break a leg (hers, not his own) when his elder daughter Trishala expressed a desire to become

Jan 16, 2018 - 09:46 AM IST

Padmavat ready for release, but here is the toll it has taken on Sanjay Leela Bhansali

It is astonishing what adversity can do to you.

Jan 9, 2018 - 12:41 PM IST

Salman Khan, as I know him - by Subhash K Jha

Though he hates it, Salman Khan never ceases to be in the news. He is a simmering bundle of contradictions.

Dec 28, 2017 - 05:47 PM IST