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.
Rajkummar Rao, Patralekhaa, Gauri Shinde, Tisca Chopra attend Ariel's Sons #ShareTheLoad panel discussion
Rajkummar Rao, Patralekhaa, Gauri Shinde were part of a panel discussion organised by Ariel for Sons #ShareTheLoad The discussion was conducted by Tisca Chopra
Pyjamas are Forgiving is Twinkle Khanna's third book after Mrs Funnybones and The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad
International Women's Day: Bollywood needs more female filmmakers to make way for engaging, inclusive cinema
It’s not easy for women to become directors in India. And the key roadblock seems to be perception, not always opportunity.
Filmmakers like Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Saiwyn Quadras and Ketan Mehta will share their thoughts with the audience, with regards to writing biopics.
Both this week's releases, Hindi Medium and Half Girlfriend dealt with how knowing the English language can drastically change your life for the better.
Shah Rukh Khan narrates the story of celebrated Portuguese warrior Dona Maria to Alia Bhatt in this deleted scene, as a lesson of self discovery
Gauri Shinde ’s Dear Zindagi has become a hit despite its unconventional theme and the way it breaks Bollywood tradition by having a male megastar play second fiddle to a female star.
Out of over 1,000 entries received, the jury has shortlisted 43 short films for the nominations in five categories
If the notoriously snail-like, risk-averse Hindi film industry can evolve to a point where it has stuck its neck out in our parent-adoring society to produce a Dear Zindagi, it is time to initiate a widespread public conversation about troubling questions relating to parenthood
Dear Zindagi has turned out to be a hit, Alia Bhatt's third this year after Kapoor & Sons and Udta Punjab
Gauri Shinde talks about the response to Dear Zindagi, Shah Rukh Khan being the perfect 'Jehangir' and why Alia Bhatt could be a prodigy
Dear Zindagi addresses the bittersweet relationship with life, similar to the healthy bond of sportsmanship that one shares with one's competitor in kabaddi.
If English Vinglish was the journey of a well-adjusted, middle-aged woman who thinks well of herself, Dear Zindagi has Kaira who doesn't think well of herself, but others do
The fact that a superstar like Shah Rukh Khan is willing to play a supportive role that lasts a mere 40 minutes on screen, is by itself an applaud worthy change in Hindi cinema.
See this short video review of Dear Zindagi to find out whether it gets our thumbs up:
Dear Zindagi is a mixed bag, but one that redefines the concept of hero and heroine in Hindi cinema.
There's a button titled "soul" which automatically turns on when Arijit Singh starts to sing.
The last time Akshay Kumar acted with Amitabh Bachchan was in Rajkumar Santoshi's 2006 ensemble Family. They have collaborated on six films so far.
Alia Bhatt spoke to Firstpost about her experience on Dear Zindagi, and working with Shah Rukh Khan: "He goes out of his way to make his co-stars comfortable which is a very rare quality."