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

'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.

The Lord of the Rings series, Allu Arjun, Fahadh Faasil's Pushpa release dates unveiled: Film, TV announcements round-up
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The Lord of the Rings series, Allu Arjun, Fahadh Faasil's Pushpa release dates unveiled: Film, TV announcements round-up

Other announcements include Pawan Kalyan and Rana Daggubati's untitled film getting a release date next year in January, and Abhay Deol collaborating with nephew Karan Deol for a new film.

Shershah, Navrasa, Cruella, CODA: What's streaming on Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Apple TV+ in August
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Shershah, Navrasa, Cruella, CODA: What's streaming on Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Apple TV+ in August

Other key titles in August include Bhuj: The Pride of India on Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex, Comedy Premium League on Netflix India, and Modern Love Season 2 on Amazon Prime Video.

Ten years of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, real-life road trip through Spain, and friendship on a journey
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Ten years of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, real-life road trip through Spain, and friendship on a journey

As today marks the 10-year anniversary of Zoya Akhtar’s beloved buddy road movie, and the five-year anniversary of my own trip through Spain with friends, it feels like the right time to revisit the enduring impact of both.

How Dibakar Banerjee's Delhi helped a Mumbaikar come to terms with the capital city's jarring disparities
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How Dibakar Banerjee's Delhi helped a Mumbaikar come to terms with the capital city's jarring disparities

Dibakar Banerjee’s films only used Delhi and its culture to critique the Indian middle-class at large. It’s not like shameless affection for materialistic possessions isn’t a problem with the middle-class in the rest of the country. The Dilliwallahs are just not very good at hiding it, and there’s something pure and unpretentious about it.

Everyone has the same playground; it's such an exciting time to be in the entertainment industry: Mithila Palkar
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Everyone has the same playground; it's such an exciting time to be in the entertainment industry: Mithila Palkar

'We are no longer telling stories of heroes and heroines but stories of people that you have heard of or seen; people you know. Content has become inspirational and not aspirational.'

Abhay Deol's 1962: The War In The Hills, Jennifer Garner's Yes Day, Netflix's Notorious BIG docu — Trailers this week
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Abhay Deol's 1962: The War In The Hills, Jennifer Garner's Yes Day, Netflix's Notorious BIG docu — Trailers this week

Apart from Zack Snyder's Justice League and Bombay Begums, the trailers of Yes Day, 1962: The War In The Hills and Vadham have also been unveiled.

Abhay Deol, Meera Syal cast in Disney Channel Original film Spin; movie to be directed by Manjari Makijany
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Abhay Deol, Meera Syal cast in Disney Channel Original film Spin; movie to be directed by Manjari Makijany

Spin follows an Indian-American teenager with a passion for creating DJ mixes that blend textures of her Indian heritage with that of the world around her.

Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, Hostages season 2, Sumeet Vyas, Nidhi Singh's Wakaalat From Home: Trailers This Week
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Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, Hostages season 2, Sumeet Vyas, Nidhi Singh's Wakaalat From Home: Trailers This Week

Wakaalat From Home sees Permanent Roommates co-stars Sumeet Vyas and Nidhi Singh reunite to play a married couple seeking a divorce.

JL50 review: Abhay Deol, Pankaj Kapur's Sony LIV thriller is marred by tepid script, insincere acting
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JL50 review: Abhay Deol, Pankaj Kapur's Sony LIV thriller is marred by tepid script, insincere acting

It seems almost as if majority of the JL50 cast became aware of the lack of a dependable script by the end of the show.

The Friday List: From a class on silhouette portraits to a reading of Eidgah Ke Jinnat, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a class on silhouette portraits to a reading of Eidgah Ke Jinnat, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

JL50 teaser: Abhay Deol investigates mysterious airplane crash in SonyLIV thriller
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JL50 teaser: Abhay Deol investigates mysterious airplane crash in SonyLIV thriller

A SonyLIV original, JL50 is directed by Shailender Vyas and also stars Rajesh Sharma, Pankaj Kapur in a key role.

Abhay Deol weighs in on the nepotism debate, says 'talent everywhere deserves a chance to shine in their medium'
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Abhay Deol weighs in on the nepotism debate, says 'talent everywhere deserves a chance to shine in their medium'

Abhay Deol says nepotism is prevalent everywhere in India, be it politics, business, or film, and talking about one industry, while ignoring others, will be incomplete and counterproductive.

Following Abhay Deol's post on Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Farhan Akhtar says you have to believe in yourself
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Following Abhay Deol's post on Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Farhan Akhtar says you have to believe in yourself

Abhay Deol had recently taken to Instagram to question award shows that had demoted him and Farhan Akhtar to the supporting actor category, while nominating Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif as the lead for the 2011 film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.

Abhay Deol recalls boycotting award functions after being 'demoted to supporting actor' in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
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Abhay Deol recalls boycotting award functions after being 'demoted to supporting actor' in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Abhay had starred in Zoya Akhtar's Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara as one of the three leads alongside Hrithik Roshan and Farhan Akhtar. The movie also featured Katrina Kaif, Kalki Koechlin, Naseeruddin Shah and Deepti Naval in pivotal roles.

Abhay Deol criticises celebs posting about Black Lives Matter: 'Create your own actions relevant to your country'
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Abhay Deol criticises celebs posting about Black Lives Matter: 'Create your own actions relevant to your country'

Abhay Deol said Indian celebrities and the middle class have turned a blind eye to the problems pertaining to the migrant crisis and marginalisation of minorities in their own country.

What Are The Odds? movie review: This ambitious film on Netflix is a delirious pleasure, till the madness withers out
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What Are The Odds? movie review: This ambitious film on Netflix is a delirious pleasure, till the madness withers out

Lunacy is plentiful in What Are The Odds? but the film is neither consistently fun nor a telling insight into the heads of the oddballs.

Sivakarthikeyan film Hero removed from Amazon Prime Video due to ongoing plagiarism charges
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Sivakarthikeyan film Hero removed from Amazon Prime Video due to ongoing plagiarism charges

Before Hero's release in December 2019, filmmaker Bosco Prabhu had accused makers of plagiarising his story and also claimed to have registered his script in 2017