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As cinema halls reopen in J&K after 23 years, a look at how govt's decision is being received by people
India

As cinema halls reopen in J&K after 23 years, a look at how govt's decision is being received by people

The Dhar family and INOX, one of the major film distributors and theatre chains, worked together to create the multiplex

Jammu and Kashmir to soon have Film City, says LG Manoj Sinha
India

Jammu and Kashmir to soon have Film City, says LG Manoj Sinha

Kashmir's much-awaited first multiplex was inaugurated by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today. The movie screening will resume in the Valley after a gap of 23 years

How IPTA captured the world of theatre and cinema — and turned it into Leftist backyard
India

How IPTA captured the world of theatre and cinema — and turned it into Leftist backyard

Like most communist organisations, the Indian People's Theatre Association was a subterfuge for naked propaganda, skilfully concealed in plain sight

At Kashmir's Spring Theatre Festival, hope for revival of cinemas grow louder in the valley
Arts & Culture

At Kashmir's Spring Theatre Festival, hope for revival of cinemas grow louder in the valley

The reopening of theatres might look like a distant dream in Kashmir, but the recently held seven-day Spring Theatre Festival in Srinagar has given wings to the dream

Shaunak Sen's documentary 'All That Breathes' part of Cannes Film Festival's Special Screening
Entertainment

Shaunak Sen's documentary 'All That Breathes' part of Cannes Film Festival's Special Screening

Delhi-based filmmaker Shaunak Sen's documentary "All That Breathes" will premiere in the Special Screening segment at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, the organisers announced Thursday as they unveiled the official line-up of the movie gala.

Sanjay Dutt: ‘KGF 2 is my first film in the south and I wonder why I was never approached before’
Entertainment

Sanjay Dutt: ‘KGF 2 is my first film in the south and I wonder why I was never approached before’

In an exclusive conversation with Sanjay Dutt on playing ‘Adheera’ in KGF 2 and more

Kriti Sanon as Meena Kumari? Don't you dare, says Kamal Amrohi’s son
Entertainment

Kriti Sanon as Meena Kumari? Don't you dare, says Kamal Amrohi’s son

Let’s just hope that Meena Kumari doesn’t die all over again with yet another unworthy biopic on her.

Will Yash and Sanjay Dutt starrer KGF 2 challenge the first-day collections of Baahubali 2 and War? Trade expert spills the beans
Entertainment

Will Yash and Sanjay Dutt starrer KGF 2 challenge the first-day collections of Baahubali 2 and War? Trade expert spills the beans

Yash and Sanjay Dutt starrer KGF 2 is set to have a grand release this Thursday. The action-thriller is expected to shatter several records at the box office.

Dasvi Director Tushar Jalota: ‘It is a take on politics but the film is mainly on education'
Entertainment

Dasvi Director Tushar Jalota: ‘It is a take on politics but the film is mainly on education'

“There is no defining hero in today’s times and Abhishek Bachchan has taken really well to that,” says director Tushar Jalota

Rajshri Deshpande on Fame Game: ‘It was an honour to portray a gay character on screen’
Entertainment

Rajshri Deshpande on Fame Game: ‘It was an honour to portray a gay character on screen’

Not just an actress, but an activist too, Rajshri Deshpande works for the farmers and the people from the LGBTQ community

Vivek Agnihotri receives letter of praise from the state of Ohio
Entertainment

Vivek Agnihotri receives letter of praise from the state of Ohio

Ohio, State Senator Niraj Atani, said the citation honours Vivek Agnihotri for his work on The Kashmir Files, which depict the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits from their indigenous homeland.

Vidya Balan: ‘It’s a great time for audiences because there’s something for every taste’
Entertainment

Vidya Balan: ‘It’s a great time for audiences because there’s something for every taste’

Content got better and competitive says Vidya Balan and producer Vikram Malhotra on storytelling amid pandemic.

Deepa Mehta: ‘The boys’ club is still a reality’
Entertainment

Deepa Mehta: ‘The boys’ club is still a reality’

In conversation with Deepa Mehta on her latest film ‘Funny Boy’ and why it is still not released in India.

IIFA Awards: ‘Sardar Udham’ not nominated for Best Picture category
Entertainment

IIFA Awards: ‘Sardar Udham’ not nominated for Best Picture category

Firstpost on the two omissions in IIFA nominations, one being ‘Sardar Udham’ and the other Neeraj Gaiwan’s Geeli Puchchi in the Best Director category

Why is Netflix ashamed of Cobalt Blue?
Entertainment

Why is Netflix ashamed of Cobalt Blue?

Films about the LGBTQ community are still very rare in India. Producers claim that family audiences are not comfortable with gay themes in cinema.

Abhishek Bachchan: ‘We always made interesting, different and diverse films but we are now pushing those boundaries a bit more'
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Abhishek Bachchan: ‘We always made interesting, different and diverse films but we are now pushing those boundaries a bit more'

Actor Abhishek Bachchan is drawn to flawed characters and he has often said that it’s really special if through those flaws one can still find a place in the hearts of the audience.

Vidya Balan: ‘Surya Kasibhatla knows there are no limits to what he can do in life’
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Vidya Balan: ‘Surya Kasibhatla knows there are no limits to what he can do in life’

In conversation with Vidya Balan on ‘Jalsa’ where she plays the role of a mother to a child with cerebral palsy.

Bollywood learns to go slow with body shaming
Entertainment

Bollywood learns to go slow with body shaming

On the global stage, Chris Rock’s unkind jibe at Jada Pinkett Smith during the Oscars shows the world of showbiz is yet to get over its tendency of shaming

Ali Fazal and Tabu head to Canada for the final schedule of Vishal Bharadwaj's 'Khufiya'
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Ali Fazal and Tabu head to Canada for the final schedule of Vishal Bharadwaj's 'Khufiya'

Two of the most iconic actors of Indian cinema Tabu and Ali Fazal will soon be seen in Vishal Bharadwaj’s 'Khufiya'.

Vijay Sethupathi on Kadaisi Vivasayi: 'I had to become one with nature'
Entertainment

Vijay Sethupathi on Kadaisi Vivasayi: 'I had to become one with nature'

The super-versatile Vijay Sethupathi goes back to nature in his latest film ‘Kadaisi Vivasayi’.