The sudden craze of the hoi polloi to gatecrash into every cultural and literary event in India
Bollywood’s political films fail to make the cut.
Social networking in these insatiable, exhibitionistic, let-it-all-hangout-times.
In year 2014, the buzz is that the three trail-blazing musketeers of B-town, the Khans, are going political.
Beauty acts as a double edged sword.
Splits, break-ups, divorces, romances, extra-marital link-ups, fatal attractions, Bollywood has dished ‘em out for ages.
Why do the oldies want to return after their successful first innings?
A fine human being, an astonishingly gifted and versatile singer, a warmand wonderful colleague Lata Mangeshkar has pointed out.
There’s no set format in fusion,whereas you need an hour-and-a-half to listen to one raga and these days people don’t have much time.
Today with Grand Masti rocking the audiences in multiplexes in fashionable, hi-ticket sections of metro cities, sex comedies of this regressive, libidinous, racy, bawdy kind — surprisingly green lighted by the censors — have gone legit and been accepted as another fun form of mass entertainment.
The raging controversy over India’s Oscar entry.
Monojit Lahiri wonders whether B-town takes research and accuracy seriously while tackling themes on history, biopics or well known events.
Bollywood’s warring hotties announce a cease-fire, ending several silly, messy and childish spats played out in public. Is it for real, or Oscar-winning performances for self-publicity?
A faceless extra until a few years ago, Nawaz today is a respected and renowned presence in Bollywood.
The pressures and challenges of providing more thrilling and exciting content than the first is no joke.
The score card on directorial seconds
Bollywood, as a space, has always been hugely racist, shamelessly rooting for a particular prototype, ignoring, rejecting, dismissing, praising, but not casting, any male hero who does not fit into their dumb, myopic mold.