articles by Seema Sinha

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Prakash Jha, Adil Hussain on telling the story of a rickshaw-puller's quest for son's education in ZEE5 film Pareeksha

Prakash Jha tackles the issue of education for the underprivileged in Pareeksha: The Final Test, that releases today on 6 August on ZEE5.

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It's too disorienting: Sanjana Sanghi on her Bollywood debut Dil Bechara and the loss of Sushant Singh Rajput

Sanjana Sanghi played Kizzie Basu opposite Sushant Singh Rajput's Immanuel Rajkumar Junior in Dil Bechara.

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Vijay Varma on working in mainstream entertainers: I'm open to diversity in storytelling; not a flag-bearer of independent films

Currently Vijay Varma is excited about his first international project A Suitable Boy, a television adaptation of Vikram Seth’s sprawling novel.

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Vidyut Jammwal on Bollywood's nepotism row: 'You should shine so bright that they can’t ignore you'

Vidyut Jammwal objected to star hierarchy when he was not invited for the announcement of a few films, including his, at a Disney+ Hotstar virtual event.

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Mukesh Chhabra says his directorial debut Dil Bechara is dedicated to Sushant Singh Rajput fans: It's not my film anymore

Mukesh Chhabra discusses his filmmaking journey with Sushant Singh Rajput, and why his directorial debut does not feel the same anymore.

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Breathe: Into the Shadows is an edge-of-the-seat thriller, with twists and turns every ten minutes, says Abhishek Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan and Nithya Menen will make their digital debut with second season of Amazon Prime Video India Original show Breathe on 10 July.

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Sayani Gupta on playing a Northeastern character in Netflix film Axone: Authenticity is most important

Sayani Gupta discusses Axone, arguably the first mainstream Hindi film that addresses the bias against Northeasternes, and how she has witnessed the same in her life.

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Shoojit Sircar on Gulabo Sitabo going digital: 'It was not an easy decision but this is the way forward'

Shoojit Sircar discusses reuniting with Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan, whether he is compromising with an OTT release, and the status of Sardar Udham Singh.

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Anurag Kashyap, Saiyami Kher, Roshan Mathew on how they designed Netflix film Choked as a 'Sai Paranjpe thriller'

Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai revolved around the issues of a Maharashtrian couple (Saiyami Kher and Roshan Mathew), till the wife discovers an unlikely source of income.

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Paatal Lok creator Sudip Sharma and actors Jaideep Ahlawat, Abhishek Banerjee on making the gritty Amazon Prime show

Paatal Lok is loosely based on former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's book The Story Of My Assassins.

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Ramayan, Mahabharat cast open up on newfound popularity among new generation, and what makes the epics resonate today

The primary cast of Ramayan and Mahabharat recall the days when they were worshiped, and celebrate the present days when they are being appreciated as actors.

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Irrfan Khan passes away: Nimrat Kaur, Deepak Dobriyal on why they feel fortunate to have worked with the late actor

Irrfan Khan's collaborators from his last days, Deepak Dobriyal and Akarsh Khurama, and longtime co-star Jimmy Sheirgill detail accounts of working with him.

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Saif Ali Khan, Taapsee Pannu, Aanand L Rai, Kanika Dhillon: How Bollywood celebs are making the most of isolation

While some indulge in a creative or therapeutic activity during the isolation period, the others give a though to the migrant labourers' plight.

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Hardik Mehta on how Kaamyaab originated, directing Roohi Afzana, and how he made inroads into the industry

Hardik Mehta talks about how he belongs to a very 'filmy' family, experimenting with the horror genre in Roohi Afzana, and will to dabble in various genres.

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Deepak Dobriyal on working with Irrfan Khan in Angrezi Medium: 'He's a fighter, never made us feel like he was unwell'

Deepak Dobriyal talks about reuniting with Irrfan Khan, working with Radhika Madan in Angrezi Medium, and how he balances mainstream with parallel cinema.

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Fought really hard for my role in Angrezi Medium as I got to work with Irrfan Khan so early in my career: Radhika Madan

Radhika Madan talks about playing a 17-year-old in Angrezi Medium, and how observing Irrfan Khan on set was an acting masterclass.

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Cargo director Arati Kadav on challenges of making an indie sci-fi film, and perks of a screening at SXSW

Arati Kadav's debut film Cargo, starring Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi, premiered at the 21st MAMI Mumbai Film Festival last year.

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Sanjay Mishra on his upcoming film Kaamyaab: 'Interesting characters cannot be bought'

Sanjay Mishra made his Bollywood debut with Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Oh Darling Yeh Hai India (1995), and now has the superstar producing his upcoming film Kaamyaab.

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Taapsee Pannu talks about her 'slap scene' in Thappad, and why she won't ever do a film like Kabir Singh

Taapsee Pannu opens up on how she worked on her image of a no-nonsense woman to play the docile Amrita in Thappad, and why the film is not an antidote to Kabir Singh