Like Gunjan Saxena, Janhvi Kapoor has had battles to fight of her own. But she has combated the allegations of nepotism with quiet, dignified determination.
On her 36th birthday, Shilpa Rao sings 10 tracks that made her an unrivaled singer, from Tose Naina to Ghungroo
Shilpa Rao goes down the memory lane to talk about 10 varied songs (and sings them too!) after winning her first major award for 'Ghungroo' this year.
Amit Trivedi on the art of finding a balance between composing for film narratives and making hit songs
In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, music composer Amit Trivedi talks about composing for film narratives, why he rises above industry diktats, and the reason behind romantic songs enjoying an instant connect.
Nerkonda Paarvai director H Vinoth and actress Shraddha Srinath on working with Ajith, and remaking Pink
Nerkonda Paarvai director H Vinoth talks about whether he changed the sensibilities of Pink to sit the Tamil audience, and his upcoming Thala 60 with Ajith.
English Vinglish actress Sujata Kumar passes away after battling cancer; family releases statement on Twitter
Sujata Kumar, fondly remembered for playing Sridevi's sibling in English Vinglish has died of cancer, said her sister Suchitra Krishnamoorthi
Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor to be honoured at New York Indian Film Festival with English Vinglish, Heat and Dust screenings
The New York Indian Film Festival opens on 7 May with Nude, a Marathi-language film directed by Ravi Jadhav.
Sholay's Radha to Shashi in English Vinglish, Indian cinema has largely denied its women the right of choice
So many Indian films have hinted at the possibility of freedom, hope, love and happiness for female characters stuck in desperate, unhappy situations but have stopped short of an all-out breaking away from those binding circumstances
In her South Indian films, Sridevi often out-performed veteran male co-stars like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan
In her early years, Sridevi was the quintessential talented South Indian heroine whose performance often outstripped those of the veteran male actors opposite whom she starred, be it in Tamil, Malayalam or Telugu.
After Vyjayanthimala, Waheeda Rahman and Hema Malini, it was Sridevi who held the torch of dancing divas in Bollywood, high and bright.
How Sridevi dethroned all things serious with her endearing performances in films like Chaalbaaz, Chandni
Sridevi gave us, unlike any female actor, the emancipation of play.
Sridevi passes away: How an avid Madhuri Dixit fan fell for her most celebrated rival's celestial calmness
I was never a Sridevi fan. But with repeat viewing of her films and much later, a first-hand interaction with the late actress, I found in her what I could never see in Madhuri Dixit.
While many are calling Mom her last Bollywood venture, Sridevi will be seen one last time on the big screen.
Sridevi's death leaves Bollywood bereft of a superstar — and a truly brilliant, transformative actress
There was a time when, if you wanted your heroine to do comedy and pull the rug out from under the hero's feet, there was only one actress you could turn to. And that was what made Sridevi so special.
Tumhari Sulu: Vidya Balan paves way for honest portrayal of women on screen, but how real is too real?
Without Vidya Balan, Sulochana from Tumhari Sulu may just have become a cutesy/giggly character, a contemporary Disney princess from Virar. The inherently flawed woman is waiting for her moment on Indian screens.
As Vidya Balan's turn in Tumhari Sulu establishes, the everyday battles and victories of the homemaker can make for entertaining, engaging cinema
Sridevi gets candid about daughter Jhanvi's Bollywood debut, her career till now, upcoming projects, the worries of parenthood and feeling like a newcomer
Queen, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Shudh Desi Romance — movies that teach you the true meaning of freedom on India's 71st Independence Day
Sridevi: There's a new market for women-oriented films after Queen, Kahaani, Piku, and English Vinglish
In an interview with Firstpost, Sridevi spoke about Mom, and how she connected with the role: