articles by Seema Sinha

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Abhay Deol: Maintaining stardom is as difficult as getting to be a star

Touted as the poster boy of indie cinema, Abhay Deol took a conscious decision to avoid formula Bollywood films and opted for unconventional roles right from his debut Socha Na Tha

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Neeraj Pandey, Sidhant Gupta, Vedika Pinto, Bhumika Chawla discuss Operation Romeo, clash with Jersey

Neeraj Pandey on Operation Romeo's clash with Shahid Kapoor's Jersey: 'These are two totally different films and if another film is releasing on the same day that doesn’t mean that this film is any less'

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Sharad Kelkar talks Operation Romeo: 'This is the first film where I was not at ease playing a negative role'

Sharad Kelkar talks about Operation Romeo: ' I was getting typecast for playing back-to-back negative characters, but the perception changed after The Family Man'

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Dasvi Director Tushar Jalota: ‘It is a take on politics but the film is mainly on education'

“There is no defining hero in today’s times and Abhishek Bachchan has taken really well to that,” says director Tushar Jalota

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Nimrat Kaur discusses Dasvi, its prep, and choosing to do light-hearted content: 'I have been sort of boxed in a certain category'

Nimrat Kaur on Dasvi: 'There's this dissimilarity between me and what I see in the journey from Bimmo to Bimladevi …I can’t relate to anything and that is something that excites me the most'

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Shreyas Talpade on Kaun Pravin Tambe, why he feels connected to the cricketer: 'My career has also been pretty dramatic'

Shreyas Talpade on Kaun Pravin Tambe 'A lot of drama and emotional turmoil has happened in Pravin Tambe's life; technically there was no requirement to take creative liberties to do false dramatisation'

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Abhishek Bachchan: ‘We always made interesting, different and diverse films but we are now pushing those boundaries a bit more'

Actor Abhishek Bachchan is drawn to flawed characters and he has often said that it’s really special if through those flaws one can still find a place in the hearts of the audience.

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Lakshya Raj Anand on Attack, blending sci-fi and patriotism elements to make first Indian super-soldier film

Lakshya Raj Anand on Attack: 'People might categorically call Attack a sci-fi film, but I would like to call it an entertaining film, where mass and class can come together in a sweet spot'

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Shah Rukh Khan has always been active, and there for us: Red Chillies Entertainment COO on SRK's 'comeback'

“I saw a lot of tweets saying Shah Rukh is back from his sabbatical but he was always there. He has been in the business for 32-33 years, and continues to invest in the business," says Gaurav Verma, COO, Red Chillies Entertainment.

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Of navigating adulthood and romance: Eternally Confused and Eager for Love team decode coming-of-age series

Zoya Akhtar on Eternally Confused and Eager For Love: 'It is not easy to read eight to 10 episodes normally but it was so breezy that I read it in one shot. We knew we wanted to make it.'

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Prabhas opens up on Radhe Shyam, feeling the pressure of being a Pan-India star, and believing in destiny

'I used to only believe in hard work but after Baahubali I felt maybe there is something called destiny. Now I believe that let destiny do its work and I will do mine', says Prabhas, who plays a palmist in Radhe Shyam

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Pooja Hegde: 'I didn’t do Bollywood films because the offers were not exciting'

In conversation with Pooja Hegde on fantasy drama Radhe Shyam, “out-of-the-box” South films and pan-India reach, and Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali with Salman Khan

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Boney Kapoor opens up on success of Valimai, third film with Ajith, and playing Ranbir Kapoor's father in acting debut

"Today, some of the Mumbai filmmakers serve McDonalds, KFC, pizza where you get only what you order, whereas, the South offers you thali with roti, dal-chawal, sabzi, chicken," says Boney Kapoor.

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Of prison cells and controversial celebrities: Decoding Lock Upp, Kangana Ranaut's Bigg Boss-style reality show

“I found the search for contestants quite different from other reality shows. The makers were looking for somebody who had substance in them, someone who has opinions and beliefs and can stand up for themselves, and that struck a chord with me," says Nisha Rawal, contestant of Lock Upp.

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Bobby Deol, Sanya Malhotra discuss working on Shanker Raman's Love Hostel: 'Almost every scene was emotionally heavy'

Bobby Deol on Love Hostel | “It is the fear and intensity of the character that got me excited. These kinds of characters come once in a lifetime."

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Alia Bhatt on navigating Gangubai Kathiawadi: Sanjay Leela Bhansali wanted to keep it both entertaining and intense

"Sanjay Leela Bhansali and I have great synergy. Nobody has wanted me to do so well before. I was being pushed to do my best,” says Alia Bhatt about her Gangubai Kathiawadi director.

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Yami Gautam on playing a kindergarten teacher in A Thursday: ‘I left a lot of things to imagination making room for spontaneity’

'Naina required me to be so detailed but that is generally part of my homework for any role. I go through the script again and again and I have this habit of making notes,' says Yami Gautam.

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'Bigg Boss house is a very stressful place': Tejasswi Prakash

Bigg Boss 15 winner Tejasswi Prakash on her ‘questionable’ victory, giving a ‘tough fight’ to co-contestants, controversies, endless rivalry with Shamita Shetty and more.

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‘It was exciting to work with Tigmanshu Dhulia, it is every actor's dream’: Richa Chadha, Pratik Gandhi on The Great Indian Murder

Richa Chadha and Pratik Gandhi on The Great Indian Murder, challenges doing a thriller, their on screen chemistry and off screen camaraderie and more.

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Sara Ali Khan: ‘Atrangi Re came to me when I most needed it; shoot started right after Love Aaj Kal was declared flop’

'After Kedarnath and Simmba releasing back to back, there was a certain expectation from me and I apologise that I have not been able to deliver in my third and fourth film (Coolie No. 1). I am cognizant of that, I realise that,' says Sara Ali Khan.