Subhash K Jha

Brutally Basic Bollywood

Subhash K Jha is a film critic and movie expert.

Brutally Basic Bollywood: 10 facts about Salman Khan that not everyone knows

Salman Khan is one of India's biggest stars, and there is little about Bhai that his fans do not know about him.

Dec 27, 2017 - 12:05 PM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: You just cannot miss these top 10 performances of Indian cinema in 2017

So, okay. We all know Irrfan Khan and Rajkummar Rao did exceedingly well in 2017, and Varun Dhawan hit the ball out of the park.

Dec 26, 2017 - 06:27 PM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: The top 10 finest movies from India in 2017

It would be so much easier to pick out the rotten apples from the Bollywood basket. 2017 gave us horrific atrocities that left me feeling sick in the pit of my stomach.

Dec 26, 2017 - 04:54 PM IST

The dangerous pseudo-liberalism of Tiger Zinda Hai

In what is unmistakably designed as a rabblerousing highpoint in the narrative, a Pakistani ISI agent hoists an Indian flag atop a speeding car.

Dec 23, 2017 - 12:45 PM IST

Was 2017 one of Bollywood's worst years?

Without Padmavati on release, nothing seemed to work for Bollywood except Akshay Kumar, Baahubali Returns, Golmaal Returns and Judwaa Returns.  

Dec 23, 2017 - 12:47 PM IST

Things are different for Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma: Sharmila Tagore recalls her romance with Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi

So are Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma finally making it official in far-away Italy?

Dec 23, 2017 - 12:47 PM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: In poll season, Bollywood films somehow not too hit by the election fever

"Woh jhootha hai, vote na usska dena, note bhi de toh, vote na ussko dena," sang Asrani in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 'Namak Haraam', a 1974 film about the clash between the bourgeois

Dec 23, 2017 - 12:46 PM IST

As Padmavati row rages, let's remember the film that had to be shot in secret

Way back, in the year 2000, Hindu radical groups disrupted the filming of Deepa Mehta's Water, the third in a trilogy of movies.

Dec 2, 2017 - 04:08 PM IST

10 facts you ought to know about Padmavati

1.     It doesn't have a single shot of Rani Padmavati showing any sign of affection or even empathy towards her adversary Allauddin Khilji.

Dec 2, 2017 - 04:09 PM IST

Padmavati controversy: A dream-fantasy that became the nation’s nightmare

Who started the fire?  Well, technically it’s that ingenious journalist who on that one bored afternoon some months ago, decided to write a desk piece on how Sanjay Leela Bhansali (SLB) has shot a

Dec 2, 2017 - 04:09 PM IST