Articles by Kalpana Nair
Feb 19, 2017
Berlin International Film Festival 2017: Theatre of protest takes centrestageThe 67th Berlin International Film Festival kicked off eight days ago. It was attended by more than 20,000 professional visitors from 122 countries which included more than 3,800 journalists.
Jul 17, 2015
Beti Bachao: Shakti Kapoor wants Shraddha married in 3 yearsWe were first introduced to Shakti Kapoor’s dodginess in 2005, when India TV aired a clip from a sting operation in which Kapoor came on to an undercover reporter posing as a Bollywood aspirant
Jul 03, 2015
Pitch Perfect 2 review: Nothing new happens in this absolutely unnecessary sequelHow we wish Pitch Perfect 2 was a better cover of Pitch Perfect.
Jun 20, 2015
Spy review: Move over James Bond, Melissa McCarthy is here and she is fabulousSpy is an out-and-out McCarthy experience as she curses, falls, sashays and kicks her way to glory.
Jun 03, 2015
The taming of Sunny Leone: Here's how Bollywood forced actress to be apologetic of her pastSunny Leone has started parroting lines begging everyone to indulge in collective amnesia and forget about her ever having worked in the adult film industry
May 27, 2015
From Piku to Tanu Weds Manu Returns: The hype of star ratings and celebrity tweetsBy the weekend actors like Dhanush, Rajkummar Rao, Huma Qureshi and director Karan Johar had also tweeted their vociferous approval of Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Apr 30, 2015
If you find Radhika Apte's 'leaked' nude photos online, here's what NOT to doAs if that episode wasn’t bad enough, last week we learnt that an explicit scene from a short film by Anurag Kashyap had been leaked. Apte is the actress in the scene, which shows her lifting her clothes to reveal her nude body.
Apr 06, 2015
The brave new Bollywood of Deepika, Big B, Ranveer where stars talk about their frailtiesRecently the long tradition of Bollywood celebrity philanthropy got dramatically more personal when Deepika Padukone came out with her battle against depression.
Mar 17, 2015
From Bappi da to Kumar Sanu and Altaf Raja: It's the return of kitsch in Bollywood soundtracksLet’s hope the upcoming batch of singers take a leaf out of Bappi-da and Altaf Raja’s books, and add a little personality to their pitch-perfect voices. Maybe that way we won’t have to keep exhuming singers from a bygone era.
Mar 11, 2015
From bubbly actress to a debutant producer: Anushka Sharma talks about Bollywood biasesSharma isn’t just breaking the mould by wearing the producer cap at the peak of her career. She’s among the new heroines of Bollywood who aren’t nervous about talking money and demanding more.