While Taapsee Pannu was awarded the best actress, Amitabh Bachchan bagged the best actor (critics) award for Shoojit Sircar's Gulabo Sitabo.
Production slowdown, hybrid releases, PR crises: How mainstream Bollywood coped with 'the year from hell'
Trade analysts put the overall loss to the Hindi movie business anywhere between Rs 5000 crores and Rs 9000 crores depending on who one speaks to, but in all of this it’s important to remember those who have been the hardest hit – the daily wage workers, junior artists, and the single screen owners.
Shakuntala Devi, Raat Akeli Hai, Yaara, Lootcase: Four films releasing on same day is no longer a 'clash'
Streaming platforms serve as intangible exhibition centres where films neither exhaust their theatrical run nor eat into each other's box office numbers.
How Juhi Chaturvedi wove the motifs of her hometown Lucknow into the evocative tapestry of Gulabo Sitabo
Juhi Chaturvedi, writer of Gulabo Sitabo, on why the Shoojit Sircar directorial was the ideal film to set in her hometown, Lucknow.
With Bollywood heading straight to home, box office may no longer remain the primary criterion of success
The suspension of theatrical releases during the lockdown has come as a blessing in disguise since the films are no longer merely judged by box office pull.
Akshay Kumar is glad Laxmmi Bomb is getting a digital release on Disney+Hotstar, but says he's 'sad for theatres'
Disney+Hotstar on 29 June announced its slate of seven films, which will have a direct-to-digital release this year, including Laxmmi Bomb.
Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur's Sadak 2 to get a direct-to-digital release; director Mukesh Bhatt says it's the only option left
The uncertainty around the reopening of theatres, which were shut down in the wake of coronavirus pandemic has pushed Sadak 2's makers to consider a digital release.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Writers and creators weigh in on how the pandemic will shape the stories Bollywood tells
Director and writers talk about how the coronavirus outbreak will affect the way films are shot and stories are written in the Hindi film industry.
Farrukh Jafar says she's 'happy' her character Fatima Begum gets the last laugh in Shoojit Sircar's Gulabo Sitabo
In Gulabo Sitabo, Farrukh Jafar plays the 95-year-old wife to Amitabh Bachchan’s 78-year-old Mirza, awaiting his Begum’s death to finally own Fatima Mahal, the derelict mansion at the centre of the conflict in the film.
The women of Gulabo Sitabo: Juhi Chaturvedi equips her female characters with agency, choice and self-worth
Gulabo Sitabo is the kind of film people have either fallen in love with, or simply haven’t cared enough to watch through — it’s not everyone’s cup of tea.
Gulabo Sitabo Twitter review: From 'flagbearer of OTT revolution' to 'boring', netizens stand divided on the film
Gulabo Sitabo, which released today on Amazon Prime, sees Amitabh Bachchan play the role of Mirza, the landlord. On the other hand, Ayushmann essays the role of tenant Baankey.
Gulabo Sitabo is a slow burn — like October — despite its sense of humour, mischievous characters and the tongue firmly placed in its cheek.
While Shoojit Sircar has perfected his signature eccentric lighthearted slice-of-life films, he has also ventured into hard-hitting political dramas.
Shoojit Sircar on Gulabo Sitabo going digital: 'It was not an easy decision but this is the way forward'
Shoojit Sircar discusses reuniting with Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan, whether he is compromising with an OTT release, and the status of Sardar Udham Singh.
Gulabo Sitabo writer Juhi Chaturvedi accused of plagiarism; producers say it's ‘deliberate attempt to malign, damage film’
Late writer Rajeev Agarwal's son, Akira, has accused Juhi Chaturvedi of plagiarising his father's story for Gulabo Sitabo.
Gulabo Sitabo new song Madari Ka Bandar sees Amitabh Bachchan trying hard to evict his tenant, Ayushmann Khurrana
Gulabo Sitabo features Amitabh Bachchan as Mirza, a 78-year-old landlord who is always seen at loggerheads with his tenant, Baankey (Ayushmann Khuranna)
Gulabo Sitabo's new track Jootam Phenk features an epic run and chase game between Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan
Gulabo Sitabo trailer: Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana are at loggerheads in Shoojit Sircar's dramedy
Amitabh Bachchan plays a Lucknow landlord, who wants to get rid of his tenant, played by Ayushmann Khurrana, in Gulabo Sitabo.
Major Indian films premiering on OTT platforms during Coronavirus outbreak could mean a paradigm shift for the movie business
Perhaps these summer releases on OTT platforms will provide an overview on the way forward for entertainment during Covid-19.
Theatre owners irked by direct-to-digital release of Indian films, say it can never replace traditional moviegoing experience
Even though exhibitors are unhappy with producers choosing to go the digital way, they still think that OTT platforms will never be an alternative for the moviegoing audience.