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'I keep looking for the Delhi I grew up in every small town I come across and set a story in': Aanand L Rai
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'I keep looking for the Delhi I grew up in every small town I come across and set a story in': Aanand L Rai

"I miss my Delhi a lot. I try to keep that Delhi alive through my films. I can’t bring it back but I can bring a smile to the many like me who miss it as much," says filmmaker Aanand L Rai.

Anand L Rai on Raksha Bandhan, Good Luck Jerry, Action Hero: ‘Each story will be different’ from what you’ve already watched’
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Anand L Rai on Raksha Bandhan, Good Luck Jerry, Action Hero: ‘Each story will be different’ from what you’ve already watched’

'Time will decide if we’ll opt for theatre release or choose OTT platforms. We are here to make stories, however, whatever I’ve worked on, it has been for theatre,' says Anand L Rai.

Aanand L Rai on 'trivialising mental disorder' in Atrangi Re: 'Laughter is only meant to take away the sting from tragedy'
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Aanand L Rai on 'trivialising mental disorder' in Atrangi Re: 'Laughter is only meant to take away the sting from tragedy'

"I am used to such accusations. When Raanjhanaa was released, I was accused of legitimising stalking," says Aanand L Rai.

Atrangi Re movie review: Dear Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan, Why?
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Atrangi Re movie review: Dear Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan, Why?

There is a difference between complexity and contrivances. Atrangi Re confuses the two and piles twist upon twist to sustain its bizarre plotline.

‘Atrangi Re is fun but a very layered film with all its complexities,' says director Aanand L Rai
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‘Atrangi Re is fun but a very layered film with all its complexities,' says director Aanand L Rai

'Everything is atrangi in the film. There are twists and turns which you will find quite a rollercoaster. It is a fun film but very layered with all its complexities,' says Atrangi Re director Aanand L Rai.

Akshay Kumar wraps up filming Aanand L Rai's Raksha Bandhan with 'a bittersweet tinge of sadness'
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Akshay Kumar wraps up filming Aanand L Rai's Raksha Bandhan with 'a bittersweet tinge of sadness'

Raksha Bandhan, which went on floors in June, marks the second collaboration between Akshay Kumar and Aanand L Rai after Atrangi Re

Akshay Kumar films Raksha Bandhan in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, says 'this place brings back memories'
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Akshay Kumar films Raksha Bandhan in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, says 'this place brings back memories'

Akshay Kumar in his post said he had gone for a morning run on the sets of Raksha Bandhan in Chandni Chowk, his birthplace

Kanika Dhillon on the various motifs in Haseen Dillruba: Ode to Hindi pulp fiction, Ganges for all moods, and food for thriller
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Kanika Dhillon on the various motifs in Haseen Dillruba: Ode to Hindi pulp fiction, Ganges for all moods, and food for thriller

"They have every right to view it with their lens, as I have every right to present it with mine. It’s an opinion — a welcome opinion like many others," Kanika Dhillon responds to the claims that her film Haseen Dillruba endorses violence against women.

Haseen Dillruba movie review: Illogical crime saga wrapped in a clichéd ode to violent, frenzied love
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Haseen Dillruba movie review: Illogical crime saga wrapped in a clichéd ode to violent, frenzied love

I recall feeling unnerved and enraged for months after watching Tere Naam and Raanjhanaa. Haseen Dillruba is too thin and flat to sustain even anger.

Akshay Kumar begins shooting for Raksha Bandhan with Aanand L Rai, dedicates film to sister
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Akshay Kumar begins shooting for Raksha Bandhan with Aanand L Rai, dedicates film to sister

Akshay Kumar took to Twitter and posted a picture with Aanand L Rai from the first day of Raksha Bandhan's shoot.

Bhumi Pednekar joins Akshay Kumar in Aanand L Rai's Rakshabandhan; shooting likely to begin on 15 June, says filmmaker
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Bhumi Pednekar joins Akshay Kumar in Aanand L Rai's Rakshabandhan; shooting likely to begin on 15 June, says filmmaker

Bhumi Pednekar and Akshay Kumar had previously collaborated on Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Durgamati, on which Kumar served as co-producer.

Netflix to release Taapsee Pannu's murder mystery Haseen Dillruba on 2 July; see teaser
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Netflix to release Taapsee Pannu's murder mystery Haseen Dillruba on 2 July; see teaser

Directed by Vinil Mathew of Hasee Toh Phasee fame, Haseen Dillruba also stars Vikrant Massey and Harshvardhan Rane.

'Baseless rumours': Aanand L Rai's team on speculation over Kartik Aaryan's exit from their film
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'Baseless rumours': Aanand L Rai's team on speculation over Kartik Aaryan's exit from their film

Colour Yellow Productions in a statement said the team is still in talks with Kartik Aaryan for a movie project.

Dhanush wraps shooting for Aanand L Rai’s upcoming film Atrangi Re
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Dhanush wraps shooting for Aanand L Rai’s upcoming film Atrangi Re

Dhanush announced the wrap of Atrangi Re by sharing a picture of him with director Aanand L Rai and writer Himanshu Sharma.

Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan announce wrap on Aanand L Rai's Atrangi Re
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Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan announce wrap on Aanand L Rai's Atrangi Re

"I can't wait for you'll to experience the magic created by Aanand L Rai," Akshay Kumar wrote in a social media post

Lyca Productions announces it'll collaborate with Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Mani Ratnam, others
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Lyca Productions announces it'll collaborate with Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Mani Ratnam, others

On Lyca Group chairman Allirajah Subaskaran's birthday, Lyca Productions unveiled the names of all film personalities it will team up with, including Dinesh Vijan, Aanand L Rai and Shankar.

Kangana Ranaut, R Madhavan's Tanu Weds Manu clocks 10 years; director Aanand L Rai shares gratitude post
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Kangana Ranaut, R Madhavan's Tanu Weds Manu clocks 10 years; director Aanand L Rai shares gratitude post

"I was stuck in edgy/neurotic roles, this film changed the trajectory of my career," said Kangana Ranaut on Tanu Weds Manu clocking ten years

Aanand L Rai tests positive for coronavirus, reveals he's asymptomatic and in self quarantine
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Aanand L Rai tests positive for coronavirus, reveals he's asymptomatic and in self quarantine

Aanand L Rai, who recently completed a shooting schedule of his upcoming directorial Atrangi Re, advised everyone who has come in contact with him to self quarantine.

Aanand L Rai to produce, direct yet-untitled biopic on chess grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand
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Aanand L Rai to produce, direct yet-untitled biopic on chess grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand

Currently, Aanand L Rai is shooting for Atrangi Re with Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan.