Pandit Birju Maharaj's filmy detours were no short of magical; Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Kamal Haasan, Alia Bhatt pay tributes
“I have two idols. You can call them guiding light of my career. Lata Mangeshkar is in hospital. Pandit Birju Maharaj is gone. I can't believe it," says Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who has collaborated with the Kathak legend for Devdas and Bajirao Mastani.
Kaveree Bamzai's new book on Shah Rukh, Aamir, and Salman benefits the most from its timeliness, given the rising conversations around Islamophobia, the streaming vs theatres debate, and the Khans' own complacencies.
As Pooja Bhatt's Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin clocks in 30 years, looking back at films that hit a milestone this week
Other milestones to hit this week include 20 years of Anubhav Sinha's Tum Bin and 30 years of Tabu's debut in the industry.
Known as the only method actor of Bollywood, his portrayal of Devdas continues to be appreciated and admired and is touted to be the best of all screen depictions of this character.
Kumar was a true trendsetter, an actor whose signature looks on celluloid quickly made him a fashion icon with an enduring style that continues to inspire.
Dilip Kumar dies at 98: Era comes to an end, peerless thespian was the defining voice of Independent India
What truly made Dilip Kumar the go-to actor for a host of filmmakers was his ability to carve an onscreen identity that could address many complex issues within the realm of popular Hindi cinema.
Dilip Kumar received the first ever Filmfare award in the Best Actor category for his role in Daag.
How Saroj Khan, Madhuri Dixit depicted 'longing' through their storied song-and-dance collaborations
Saroj Khan and Madhuri Dixit built their songs around longing for love, but they were always champions of self-sufficiency over victims of dismissive patriarchy.
Saroj Khan passes away: A masterful choreographer, who spruced up traditional dance forms with 'a dazzle of Bollywood'
“I was in a man’s job, trying to get a foothold. And I didn’t give up," Saroj Khan had said in her 2019 TEDx Talk.
Saroj Khan was admitted to a Mumbai hospital last Saturday after she complained of breathing issues. She tested negative for coronavirus.
Madhuri Dixit on turning singer with her first independent single Candle, and how it's a different beast from dancing
While Madhuri Dixit has sung previously in Devdas, Aaja Nachle, and Gulaab Gang, 'Candle' was a different ballgame since she set out to be primarily a singer here.
Salman Khan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Inshallah isn't the first project to fall out because of actor-director tiff
Salman Khan had reportedly agreed to do the film without even hearing the second half, and had a change of heart when Bhansali finally narrated what he had in mind.
Govinda has also claimed that he turned down films like Chandni, Devdas and Taal.
How Kabir Singh is different from films like Devdas, The Wolf of Wall Street in its portrayal of flawed characters
Arguably the biggest criticism Kabir Singh has received is the lack of accountability the titular character had to face for his actions in the end
Kabir Singh: The fascinating ugliness of feudal power and how the film has captivated the young Indian viewers
Kabir Singh should rightly be shunned but it is turning out to be a super hit among young audiences composed of both sexes.
As Kalank releases, Madhuri Dixit talks about working in multi-starrers, the success of Total Dhamaal, and which other co-star she would like to reunite with.
In an exclusive interview, Shivani Raghuvanshi talks about how much of Jazz from Made in Heaven resides within her and how much of it was strictly on paper.
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Dev.D turns 10: Anurag Kashyap's film paved the way for irredeemable protagonists and sexually liberated heroines
Dev.D was a watershed film in two aspects — depicting a flawed protagonist and exploring female sexuality. Many films followed suit but none could strike the balance as perfectly.
Shah Rukh Khan reunites with Devdas co-star Madhuri Dixit, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali at DeepVeer reception
Madhuri Dixit-Nene shared a picture with her Devdas co-star Shah Rukh Khan and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Instagram