nepotism debate

Manoj Bajpayee: Bollywood cannot afford to ignore or crush talent

"You cannot afford to ignore talent, crush talent, and must give a chance to someone, no matter if he/she is an outsider or insider. Give a chance to somebody who is less capable," Manoj Bajpayee said.

Jun 24, 2020, 13:59 PM IST

After Sonu Nigam, Adnan Sami and Alisha Chinai call out 'music, movie mafia for trying to play God'

Both Adnan Sami and Alisha Chinai said that the music and movie mafia try to "control" the industries. 

Jun 24, 2020, 10:14 AM IST

'Aarya' star Sushmita Sen on how she survived nepotism in Bollywood

Sushmita Sen marked her debut in the industry in 1996 with ‘Dastak’ after being crowned Miss World in 1994. 

Jun 23, 2020, 13:38 PM IST

Sonam Kapoor to trolls: Yes, I'm privileged, that's not an insult

Sonam Kapoor, who comes from a family of Bollywood producers and actors, shared screenshots of the expletives-laden messages, directed towards her.

Jun 22, 2020, 15:54 PM IST

Karan Johar trolled again, this time for viral tweet claiming Ayushmann Khurrana was rejected by him: We only work with stars

Twitter has dug out that particular excerpt in which he recalled being rejected by Karan Johar in 2007 and he was allegedly told: “We only work with stars”.

Jun 18, 2020, 16:37 PM IST

'Bahot hard': Internet on 'Gully Boy' actor Siddhant Chaturvedi's response to Ananya Panday's nepotism comment

Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday were recently invited to a film critic's talk show and it was when she said that "star kids don't get it easily."

Jan 03, 2020, 16:29 PM IST

Karan Johar takes a dig at Kangana Ranaut

There seems to be no end to the nepotism debate. Filmmaker Karan Johar has again taken a dig at actress Kangana Ranaut by choosing to say "someone else loves the subject" on being asked about nepotism at an event.

Apr 03, 2019, 14:18 PM IST

Don't pretend you're not product of nepotism: Vikram Bhatt tells daughter

A week before his daughter Krishna dons the director's hat, filmmaker Vikram Bhatt has written an open letter to her, offering some words of wisdom on how to tackle fame and criticism. He has asked her not to pretend that she is not a product of nepotism.

Oct 10, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

Karan Johar's latest tweet about 'overconfidence and delusion' meant for Kangana Ranaut?

In July 2017, the debate on nepotism in Bollywood was taken to a new level when Karan along with actors Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan poked fun at Kangana and chanted 'Nepotism rocks' at the IIFA Awards event in the US.

Sep 12, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

Have no opinion on nepotism debate: Shah Rukh Khan

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who hails from a non-filmy background, says he doesn't understand the discussions on nepotism in Bollywood, hence he doesn't have an opinion on it.

Aug 03, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

When I read the word 'nepotism' I turn the page: Vidya Balan

There might be a raging debate about nepotism in Bollywood but actress Vidya Balan on Tuesday said she was bored of the topic, so much so that she just turns the page whenever she gets to see anything related to it.

Jul 25, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Kangana Ranaut responds to Saif Ali Khan's open letter on 'nepotism debate' with a feisty note!

The word 'nepotism' has sparked a huge debate in Hindi film industry. Especially, after Kangana Ranaut accused filmmaker Karan Johar as the 'flag bearer' of nepotism in Bollywood on his chat show 'Koffee With Karan'.

Jul 22, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Twitter blasts Karan Johar over nepotism as he welcomes Raj Kapoor’s grandson Aadar Jain in Bollywood!

For Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, things intensified once again on Twitter as social media users started accusing him of nepotism. It all started on Wednesday when KJo welcomed Raj Kapoor’s grandson Aadar Jain into the world of B-Town.

Jul 06, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

Shruti Haasan on 'Nepotism': Coin flips both ways

Looks like Shruti Haasan has the apt and practical answer to one of the recent buzzwords of Bollywood- Nepotism.

Jun 09, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

Every parent wants their kids to get settled: Suniel Shetty on nepotism

Nepotism has been the talk of the town for a while now and string of different reactions has kept pouring in from B-Town celebrities. And the latest one to voice his opinion is Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty, who believes that every parent wants their kids to settle down.

May 24, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Nepotism word is overused these days: Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana, who was in the national capital with Parineeti Chopra to promote their upcoming film 'Meri Pyaari Bindu', shared that he is happy with the changes that are happening in the film industry.

May 11, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Thought of dealing with nepotism with 'Sarkar 3': Ram Gopal Varma

He also says that to single out Bollywood filmmakers is wrong. 

Apr 29, 2017, 16:20 PM IST