Somen Mishra on revitalising Dharma with new voices, stories: 'I told all struggling artists I had a foot in the door'
Somen Mishra is the Head of Creative Development (Script) at Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and the Head of Fiction at Dharmatic, the digital arm.
Bala, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Stree, Tanu Weds Manu: Tracing the rise and success of Bollywood films from the Hindi heartland
In the last decade, the landscape of our reel stories has shifted from London to Lucknow, and Miami to Mathura.
In an exclusive interview, Ayushmann Khurrana talks about Dream Girl, his most 'mainstream' film yet, and why he will continue to do grey films like Article 15.
Ayushmann Khurrana's Bareilly Ki Barfi turns two; director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari thanks fans for 'showering so much of love'
Bareilly ki Barfi is the story of Bitti (played by Kriti Sanon) who rebels against the conservative norms set by her family.
With her girl-next-door avatar, Kriti Sanon has managed to create her own niche within Bollywood
Kriti Sanon on starring in spoof comedy Arjun Patiala, and being Ashutosh Gowariker's female lead in Panipat
Ahead of Arjun Patiala, Kriti Sanon talks about how she prepared her reporter's role for the film, and returning to Sajid Nadiadwala with Housefull 4.
Kriti Sanon on Luka Chuppi's success: Gives you confidence when your gut feeling resonates with audiences
Kriti Sanon made her Bollywood debut alongside Tiger Shroff in 2014's Heropanti and then went to star in a multi-starrer hit Dilwale.
Filmfare Awards 2019: Meghna Gulzar's Best Director win for Raazi proves tide turning for female filmmakers
In the last decade, three women have won the Filmfare award for Best Director — Zoya Akhtar for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), Ashwini Iyer Tiwari for Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017) and Meghna Gulzar for last year’s smash hit Raazi (2018).
Tanishk Bagchi on how he became a music composer, what makes Kesari different and recreating classic songs
Music composer Tanishk Bagchi has given Bollywood some of its biggest contemporary chartbusters with films like Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Loveyatri and Simmba.
Kangana Ranaut, Jassie Gill, Neena Gupta to star in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's Panga; film to release in 2019
The Kangana Ranaut starrer is set to hit theatres in 2019
In Luka Chuppi, Kartik Aaryan plays a local TV reporter and Kriti Sanon's role represents today’s youth who advocate gender equality.
Vidyut Jammwal-starrer Junglee, scheduled to release this Dussehra, will now hit theatres on 5 April, 2019
The film, directed by Chuck Russell, is about a unique relationship between man and elephants with Vidyut Jammwal essaying the role of a veterinarian.
Will Vidya Balan earn the Best Actor (Female) award or will Zaira Wasim from Secret Superstar get hold of the IIFA trophy this year?
Kangana Ranaut reportedly in talks to star in Bareilly Ki Barfi director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's next film
Kangana Ranaut has reportedly in negotiations to be the leading lady of Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's upcoming project
Kriti Sanon, Taapsee Pannu might play professional shooters in Phantom Films' upcoming project Womaniya
Taapsee Pannu is gearing up for another female-led project titled Womaniya alongside Kriti Sanon. The actresses will reportedly play shooters in the film.
Filmfare Awards 2018: Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Secret Superstar receive multiple nominations; see complete list
The 63rd edition of the Filmfare Awards will take place on 20 January in Mumbai. Badrinath Ki Dulhania has gotten nominations in all four major categories (Best film, actor - male and female, director)
Alia Bhatt may be seen playing lead in Bareilly Ki Barfi director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's next; film likely to start rolling in 2019
While Alia Bhatt will shoot for Gully Boy and Brahmastra this year, she will reportedly collaborate with Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari next year.
Finally an answer to what went wrong in Bollywood in 2017 — haywire budgets and unrealistic star fees
Rangoon, Raabta, Tubelight, and Jab Harry Met Sejal, despite the hype and hoopla, ultimately proved to be loss-making propositions. On the contrary films like Newton, Tumhari Sulu, Hindi Medium, Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Savdhan shone bright.
Pankaj Tripathi in Newton to Akshaye Khanna in Ittefaq — Bollywood's breakthrough performances in 2017
This year, big Bollywood stars were overshadowed by stand-out or breakthrough performances.
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