articles by Abhishek Srivastava

Entertainment

With Bhoot, Gunjan Saxena, Dostana 2 and Takht, Dharma Productions seems to be going through a revival

Dharma Productions has gotten a new lease of life with Karan Johar encouraging genres like horror, biopic, and historicals.

Entertainment

Sonakshi Sinha on Khandaani Shafakhana, the failure of Kalank, and return to Dabangg franchise

"When we have cold, we tell our parents to take us to a doctor so why are people hesitant when they have a sexual disorder," says Sonakshi Sinha.

Bollywood

Arjun Kapoor on India's Most Wanted, shooting for Panipat, and why questions on impending wedding bug him

"When I had signed the film, he (Raj Kumar Gupta) had categorically said that I don’t want you to play a hero and I found that very fascinating," says Arjun Kapoor on India's Most Wanted.

Bollywood

Vidyut Jammwal on Junglee: Chuck Russell had faith in Jim Carrey, The Rock and now it's me

Vidyut Jammwal says acclaimed Hollywood director Chuck Russell coming to Bollywood in order to direct him in Junglee is a testimony to his talent.

Entertainment

Kabir Khan on Roar Of The Lion: My docu-drama will show an emotional facet of MS Dhoni

Kabir Khan talks about his digital debut Roar Of The Lion, documenting the fall and rise of Chennai Super Kings in IPL, and shaping his cricket drama 83.

Entertainment

Kriti Sanon on her upcoming film Luka Chuppi, playing the 'small town girl', and being an outsider

Luka Chuppi, her upcoming film, tackles the theme of live-in relationships in a small town in India in a quirky fashion

Bollywood

Luka Chuppi producer Dinesh Vijan, director Lakshman Utekar on depicting live-in relationships in small towns

Luka Chuppi producer Dinesh Vijan talks about not releasing his films in Pakistan, the success of Stree, and what he learnt from the failure of Raabta.

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Anil Kapoor on Total Dhamaal, reuniting with Madhuri Dixit on screen, and staying relevant

Despite Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga's mediocre performance at the box office, Anil Kapoor says it's all good as long as people have loved the film

Entertainment

Manikarnika actress Ankita Lokhande on her Bollywood debut, and working with Kangana Ranaut

Ankita Lokhande talks about her plunge from Pavitra Rishta to Manikarnika, and why she did not consult Ekta Kapoor before her Bollywood debut.

Bollywood

Pahlaj Nihalani on being 'kicked out' of CBFC and reuniting with Govinda for Rangeela Raja

Pahlaj Nihalani alleges his production Rangeela Raja was sidelined by the CBFC to certify Thugs of Hinodstan since Prasoon Joshi is close to Aamir Khan.

Entertainment

With Manikarnika, Kesari, Kalank, Tanaji and Panipat, Bollywood gears up for the year of period blockbusters

2019 will see as many as five Bollywood period films with all touted to become blockbusters at the box office, from Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika to Ashutosh Gowariker's Panipat.

Bollywood

Kader Khan had enduring partnerships with '70s stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan, Manmohan Desai, Prakash Mehra

As a dialogue writer, Kader Khan shared memorable collaborations with filmmakers and rivals Prakash Mehra and Manmohan Desai.

Entertainment

Why do Indian films find it difficult to qualify for Best Foreign Film category at the Oscars?

Village Rockstars had to battle huge cost requirements, lack of a good publicist and ill luck in its quest for a nomination at the 91st Academy Awards.

Bollywood

Arshad Warsi on working with Sunny Deol in Bhaiaji Superhit, and shooting for Simmba, Total Dhamaal

Arshad Warsi confesses that the primary reason why he agreed to star in Bhaiaji Superhit was because working with Sunny Deol was on his bucket list.

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Preity Zinta on #MeToo movement: Those who think Bollywood is unsafe for women are living in a fool's paradise

"I have been part of the business world now and I have seen the working of the business world. Film industry is probably the safest," says Preity Zinta.

Entertainment

Mirzapur showrunner Karan Anshuman, director Gurmeet Singh on creating the gritty world of their Amazon Prime show

Mirzapur creators Karan Anshuman and Gurmeet Singh argue that the similarities of their Amazon Prime Video Original to Gangs of Wasseypur ends at the milieu.