articles by Simantini Dey

Entertainment

Batman vs Superman trailer leaked: Zack Snyder manages to make superheroes snooze worthy

We, who have loved these DC Comics superheroes for decades now are still hopeful that when the official promo finally releases it will be longer and better than this leaked video.

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Watch: Kalki Koechlin talks about being differently-abled in Margarita With A Straw

Margarita With A Straw is hoping for a commercial release next week, but it has already done the rounds of film festivals. Koechlin has received several accolades for her performance.

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I make films to tell the stories I believe should be told: Padma Bhushan Jahnu Barua

Assamese director Jahnu Barua has no shortage of awards and now, there's another one to add to that glittering set. Barua has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, for his contribution to Indian cinema.

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Margarita With A Straw is honest portrayal of teenage life and love: Kalki Koechlin

Unperturbed by the whispers about her divorce, the actress, along with the director of Margarita With A Straw, Shonali Bose, spoke to Firstpost about the film.

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Court lifts stay on release of Mallika Sherawat's Dirty Politics

A day after it stayed the release of Bollywood film "Dirty Politics" in cinema halls, the Patna High Court Wednesday lifted the order, a government lawyer said.

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Dum Laga Ke Haisha: From Salman Khan's jacket to Kumar Sanu's songs, the film is a nostalgia trip for 90s kids

Trust me, Katariya’s film is the closest you can get to those years without passing though a wormhole.

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Taylor Swift named Woman of the Year at Elle Style Award

Singer Taylor Swift was crowned Woman of the Year at the Elle Style Awards held here.

Life

Love for differently abled: The Matrimony Project is a responsible version of Tinder

Khona's clients range from those grappling with physical challenges to those suffering from health and skin disorders.

Life

Mapping romance: Now, pin the spot you fell in love on Google maps

A Mumbai based photographer and the founder of The Memory Company, Anusha Yadav have started a unique project in which lovers all over Mumbai have been asked to pin the spot in Mumbai's google map, where their love story began.

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The social media game of 2014: Hrithik's the winner but SRK, Aamir can't care less

public is a fickle beast, as Gunday's IMDb page shows and no matter how well you may plan a campaign, no one can tell what will break the Internet.

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China charges Jackie Chan's son over drug offence

China's state prosecutor said on Monday it had formally charged Jaycee Chan, son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, with a drugs offence, meaning he is almost certain to face trial.

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Happy Ending review: One Govinda better than two Saif Ali Khans in this cliched rom-com

Despite all its cleverness, some excellent performances and great music, Happy Ending leaves you with a sense of deja vu.

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Rang Rasiya review: Nudity is fine but weak script, choppy editing make film messy

Rang Rasiya at best is like one of those printed copies of Varma's paintings that's sold on the footpath and far from the original ones in which vibrant colours fleshed out characters from Indian mythologies and Hindu gods and goddess and therefore a DVD watch is just fine enough, it sure doesn't call for a theatre visit.

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Wasn't forced into sex trade, didn't say many actresses are in it: Shweta Basu Prasad

Actress Shweta Basu Prasad spoke to the media after being released from the rescue home on 31 October and told them that she had never issued any statement after her arrest and it is a journalist who had concocted those "utter lies" during her "hour of crisis."

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Sonali Cable review: Rhea's annoyingly bubbly, Ali Fazal stuck playing arm candy

The film solely focuses on Chakraborty's Sonali and that is Sonali Cable's undoing.

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Ungli trailer out: Emraan, Kangana show their middle fingers to the corrupt system

If the trailer of Ungli is anything to go by, the film is about a group of vigilante men (Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda, Neil Bhoopalam and Angad Bedi) and woman (Kangana Ranaut) who deals with corruption in India in their unique style.

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I will be working with Fawad again: Sonam Kapoor

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who is riding high on the success of 'Khoobsurat', says she will work with her Pakistani co-star Fawad Khan again.

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Parineeti and Aditya Roy Kapur's Daawat-e-Ishq is about dowry: Habib Faisal

Firstpost caught up with him recently and he spoke about Daawat-e-Ishq, working with Parineeti Chopra and the shortcomings of being a scriptwriter. Here are some excerpts from the interview:

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Finding Fanny review: Sexy Deepika. Pouty Arjun and a boring road trip

For a film that masquerades as being offbeat and quirky, 'Finding Fanny' has one very distinctive Bollywood moment. In the epilogue, the film's narrator Angie (Deepika Padukone) observes, “Life khatam ho jane se pyaar khatam nahi hota hai", encouraging us to go out and look for the love of our lives.