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Brutally Basic Bollywood

The mystery of Mallika Sherawat at Cannes, and is it a 'gown festival'?

No Indian films at Cannes this year, but our stars were there for sure.

May 31, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

Should Bollywood actors just keep quiet when it comes to politics?

Most of our film personalities are atrociously ignorant on political matters.

May 24, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

More actors are now in politics, but can they succeed?

In the North, actors have largely failed to deliver as politicians. In the South, the era of iconic actor-politicians is over.

May 17, 2019, 15:09 PM IST

Irrfan Khan's right to privacy must be respected

Sometimes mediapersons do not respect the basic boundaries of the privacy of actors.

May 13, 2019, 15:07 PM IST

Bollywood celebrates the failure of successful people

This time it is Karan Johar who is taking flak for Kalank.

Apr 23, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

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

The alleged victim is being outshouted by those who are trying to curry favour.

Apr 16, 2019, 14:27 PM IST

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

More and more films are saying the ends justify the means.

Apr 02, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

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

The two of Saif Ali Khan's kids love the camera.

Mar 20, 2019, 14:22 PM IST

In Bollywood, nepotism is hitting nauseating levels

Not just the khandanis, even the non-khandanis are now doing it.

Mar 15, 2019, 15:25 PM IST

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

Many other stars have agreed to avoid kissing on screen after getting married.

Mar 05, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

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

Sonam's self-awareness has helped her take more risks than Deepika Padukone or Anushka Sharma.

Feb 08, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

The rise of stories on lesbians casts shine on Indian screens

It is a new and sexually liberated India, say those bringing lesbian stories to the screen.

Feb 07, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

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

'Karan is like that only,' stars say, but it is time for him to stop being naughty.

Jan 22, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

2018 was the year girl power ruled the box office

Padmavat, Pari, Raazi, Veere Di Wedding... women dominated many of the hits in 2018.

Dec 31, 2018, 16:43 PM IST

Happy Birthday Salman Khan, the star who hates criticism

Bhai kuch bhi bol sakta hai. But birthday boy Salman Khan can only dish it out, he can’t take it.

Dec 27, 2018, 12:13 PM IST

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

Talking about sex is not everyone's cup of coffee. They grin and bear with it only because of who Karan Johar is.

Dec 24, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

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

Why must daring only be the domain of Aamir Khan? I think somewhere Shah Rukh has taken up the challenge of dropping the alleged vanity of a star to the ground.

Dec 14, 2018, 12:58 PM IST

Is Bollywood softening its anti-Pakistan stance?

Clearly the rabble-rousing jingoism of recent times has been replaced by a more tolerant and empathetic attitude towards Pakistan.

Nov 30, 2018, 19:38 PM IST

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

According to close friends of the couple, it was Deepika who wanted it to remain under wraps.

Nov 14, 2018, 15:44 PM IST

Bollywood's MeToo has kept eerily quiet about the truly big names

Some of our A-list actresses do not want to dig up dirt from their own pasts.

Nov 04, 2018, 13:41 PM IST