Prajakta Koli, CarryMinati, Bhuvan Bam, Mallika Dua — why digital influencers are fetching key acting roles
For digital creators, many of whom are aspiring actors, their online popularity is helping them find a foothold in an industry that is notoriously difficult to break into.
An encyclopedia of India's ghosts, demons and monsters, Blaft's latest goes beyond scary stories and macabre myths
'We're hardwired to tell ghost stories,' says Rakesh Khanna of Blaft Publications, who has co-authored the encyclopedia.
Surekha Sikri's agent told Press Trust of India that she was "critical but stable"
How Latin American horror films highlight femicides, political corruption and other human rights abuses
Guillermo Del Toro’s genre-bending and -blending approach to filmmaking allows him to reach a large and varied audience while also providing sharp social and historical commentary on Spain’s fraught past.
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.
In a conversation with Firstpost on Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, director Sharan Sharma, Janhvi Kapoor and Pankaj Tripathi open up about trials of telling a true story, the debate surrounding the trailer, and more
Vijay Varma on working in mainstream entertainers: I'm open to diversity in storytelling; not a flag-bearer of independent films
Currently Vijay Varma is excited about his first international project A Suitable Boy, a television adaptation of Vikram Seth’s sprawling novel.
2020 is the year no one asked for. If there has been a ray of sunshine, it is the variety of quality content it has offered, including Aarya and Thappad.
Anurag Kashyap's Womaniyas: Ahead of Choked, a look at the filmmaker's compelling presentation of female characters
After Manmarziyaan, Lust Stories, and Ghost Stories, Anurag Kashyap is back to tell another woman's story in Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai, starring Saiyami Kher.
Pavail Gulati, the male lead in Anubhav Sinha's Thappad, reveals how he played the part despite disagreeing with his character most of the time, and making a career out of playing small roles.
Anurag Kashyap, Saiyami Kher, Roshan Mathew on how they designed Netflix film Choked as a 'Sai Paranjpe thriller'
Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai revolved around the issues of a Maharashtrian couple (Saiyami Kher and Roshan Mathew), till the wife discovers an unlikely source of income.
Paatal Lok's Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Kabi lead a breed of streaming stars who finally got their due on digital platforms
Jaideep Ahlawat and Neeraj Kabi join a long list of actors, including Shefali Shah, Sobhita Dhulipala, Gulshan Devaiah, and Rasika Dugal, who have aided their careers with their digital presence.
Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai marks the fourth collaboration between Anurag Kashyap and Netflix.
With Bhoot, Gunjan Saxena, Dostana 2 and Takht, Dharma Productions seems to be going through a revival
Dharma Productions has gotten a new lease of life with Karan Johar encouraging genres like horror, biopic, and historicals.
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.
Afsos drops on Amazon Prime Video India on 17 January
Dibakar Banerjee’s Ghost Stories segment is a scathing take on current politics, reaffirming his cinematic mastery
Dibakar has packed his short in Ghost Stories with commentary on the current central government’s fascist, totalitarian and majoritarian tendencies.
Bombay Talkies, Lust Stories, Ghost Stories: Ranking all 12 short films by Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap
The four filmmakers are a part of a franchise of anthologies with a common theme, that started with Bombay Talkies and has now reached Ghost Stories.
Ghost Stories movie review: Dibakar Banerjee's political short film elevates an otherwise bland anthology that just isn't scary
Four iconic filmmakers — Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee — have come together for the third time with Ghost Stories, a Netflix horror anthology of four short films.
Ghost Stories twitter reaction: Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap's Netflix anthology gets mixed response
Twitterati has hailed Janhvi Kapoor's performance in Zoya Akhtar's short for Ghost Stories