articles by Priyanka Sinha Jha

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Panipat trailer highlights the myopic portrayal of Afghani characters in recent Bollywood films, from Padmaavat to Kesari

Sanjay Dutt 's character in Panipat is a continuum of the single-note Afghan characters we've been seeing in Bollywood films recently, to eager to prove its nationalist bent.

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'I have been quite a problem child,' says Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee Pannu on being quite the argumentative Indian in her growing up years and valuable life’s lessons from her parents.

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Anees Bazmee on sustaining a career as a comedy writer, and why one man’s comedy is another man’s tragedy

Aneez Bazmee's mad caper, Pagalpanti, staring Anil Kapoor, Arshad Warsi and John Abraham, is releasing in November this year.

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Kangana Ranaut denies joining politics: 'What can it give me that I do not already have?'

"Why do I have to be a politician? You must align with your country," says Kangana Ranaut.

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'I can’t write a book about any part of my life. I can’t even have a competitive husband angle': Ratna Pathak Shah

Theatre is a big binding force in the ‘happily-ever-after story’ of actors Naseeruddin Shah and Ratna Pathak Shah.

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‘Being independent and doing what you want to, it all comes from my mom’: Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanon is every inch the proud daughter as she steps out with her mother Geeta Sanon, a science professor in Delhi University to boot, for an episode of Family Matters.

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I did not believe there is only one way for a heroine to be, says Tabu

After more than two decades in cinema, Tabu stands tall as one of the more individualistic actresses of our times.

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On World Music Day, Bhushan Kumar discusses T-Series hitting 100 mn YouTube subscribers

On World Music Day, after T- Series becomes the biggest YouTube channel in the world, Bhushan Kumar talks about the secret behind their Numero Uno status.

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Risks always turn out well for me: Katrina

Her stardom is hard earned. Which is why, even after 15 years, the Indian audience’s love affair with Katrina Kaif continues unabated

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Bharat movie review: Salman Khan plays gloriously to his strength in Ali Abbas Zafar's film

Bharat is a slice-of-life story with maturity and restraint often lacking in a typical film featuring Salman Khan

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‘I’m attracted to scripts that break taboos’

Ayushmann Khurrana says his focus is always on hunting for novel scripts even as he continues making a success story out of playing the common man

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Mom’s voice guides whatever I do, says Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone and her mother Ujjala Padukone in a first-of-its-kind conversation with Priyanka Sinha Jha about the deep influence mom has had on her illustrious daughter

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Content killed the Superstar

The rise of a new order of actors that banks on content-driven cinema threatens to overhaul Bollywood’s conventional notion of superstardom