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Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone's Tamasha, produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, to re-release this Valentine's Day
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Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone's Tamasha, produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, to re-release this Valentine's Day

No doubt it had great music which always instills the feeling of love in us. Now to bring back the romance to the big screen, Tamasha is all set to hit the theaters across the nation with its release in all the PVR cinemas.

Ranbir Kapoor, AR Rahman driven Rockstar turns 11
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Ranbir Kapoor, AR Rahman driven Rockstar turns 11

Rockstar is a multi-layered luminous look at a life that Jim Morrison, Guru Dutt and MF Hussain would have recognized.

Let’s Talk About Women | 15 years of Jab We Met and Bollywood’s obsession with manic pixie dream girls
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Let’s Talk About Women | 15 years of Jab We Met and Bollywood’s obsession with manic pixie dream girls

This week, I look at how Imtiaz Ali’s breakthrough film presented a new, beloved version of the trope and why, even after all these years, it still continues to be the favourite weapon in the arsenal of male directors.

Birthday girl Nargis Fakhri all set for her acting comeback
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Birthday girl Nargis Fakhri all set for her acting comeback

Nargis Fakhri is much more diplomatic now. Bollywood was uncomfortable with her transparent, no-bullshitting behavior. They didn’t know where to slot her.

From Rockstar to Tamasha; Ranbir Kapoor and his inevitable coming-of-age
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From Rockstar to Tamasha; Ranbir Kapoor and his inevitable coming-of-age

The actor turns 40 today, but the exuberance he brings to his otherwise erratic and enigmatic characters suggests he shall always be modern Hindi cinema’s favourite man-child.

Harrdy Sandhu and Parineeti Chopra unite for Code Name: Tiranga; film all set for an October 14 release
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Harrdy Sandhu and Parineeti Chopra unite for Code Name: Tiranga; film all set for an October 14 release

An espionage action thriller, Code Name: Tiranga is a story of a spy on an unfaltering and fearless mission for her nation in a race against time where sacrifice is her only choice.

Sandeepa Dhar says, “Its a subject which needs to be brought to the public, just like we talk about mental illness
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Sandeepa Dhar says, “Its a subject which needs to be brought to the public, just like we talk about mental illness"

In an exclusive conversation with first post, Sandeepa Dhar opened about her character in the series and her dream come true after working with Imtiaz Ali in Dr. Arora, and how this series is important in all perspective and much more.

Imtiaz Ali: 'I feel that entertainment is the way of taking you away from your immediate reality'
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Imtiaz Ali: 'I feel that entertainment is the way of taking you away from your immediate reality'

Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali talks to FirstPost ahead of his upcoming web show Dr. Arora- Gupt Rog Visheshagya that is all set to release on July 22.

Explained: How this Friday will serve a mixed bag of entertainment for the audience
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Explained: How this Friday will serve a mixed bag of entertainment for the audience

Shamshera, The Gray Man and more exciting projects are coming this Friday to entertain the audience.

She season 2 actress Aaditi Pohankar on getting into the complex character of Bhumi and more
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She season 2 actress Aaditi Pohankar on getting into the complex character of Bhumi and more

In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, Aaditi Pohankar shared how she got in the skin of Bhumi for She, her biggest takeaway from the series and more

She Season 2: Is Aaditi Pohankar the best contemporary actress since Shabana Azmi?
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She Season 2: Is Aaditi Pohankar the best contemporary actress since Shabana Azmi?

Aaditi Pohankar peels off layer after layer of Bhumi’s inhibition in Imtiaz Ali's She season 2.

Netflix's She season 2 is marred by plodding narrative, weak performances
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Netflix's She season 2 is marred by plodding narrative, weak performances

She season 2 had been more effective if body politics and woman’s sexual awakening presented fearlessly.

Happy birthday Imtiaz Ali: Top 5 movies of Rockstar director
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Happy birthday Imtiaz Ali: Top 5 movies of Rockstar director

Imtiaz Ali has given hits like Jab We Met, Highway and Love Aaj Kal. His films have been appreciated for their soulful music and take on modern relationships.

She 2: Imtiaz Ali, Arif Ali, Aaditi Pohankar on making their Netflix series 'darker, bolder and more courageous'
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She 2: Imtiaz Ali, Arif Ali, Aaditi Pohankar on making their Netflix series 'darker, bolder and more courageous'

'Season two of She is actually about change and metamorphoses, so season one is just the introduction, but I feel, the second instalment is the story,' says Imtiaz Ali

Imtiaz Ali on what makes a great storyteller: 'Ability to not lose focus on the small sensitivities of their characters'
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Imtiaz Ali on what makes a great storyteller: 'Ability to not lose focus on the small sensitivities of their characters'

In conversation with filmmaker Imtiaz Ali on his storytelling memories as a child, upcoming film Thai Massage and more

Ranbir Kapoor’s guest list reflected the sheer opportunism that prevails in the entertainment industry
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Ranbir Kapoor’s guest list reflected the sheer opportunism that prevails in the entertainment industry

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt tied the knot on April 14 in an intimate ceremony. The wedding took place at RK's Vastu apartment.

Vinil Mathew to Shakun Batra, here's looking at filmmakers who gave love a new definition
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Vinil Mathew to Shakun Batra, here's looking at filmmakers who gave love a new definition

Here's listing directors and their work below one must watch for a refreshing take:

Mall Content: Hindi cinema's manufactured depiction of Shimla is hopelessly limited to postcards and land of refuge
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Mall Content: Hindi cinema's manufactured depiction of Shimla is hopelessly limited to postcards and land of refuge

The average Indian filmmaker’s chauvinistic view of Shimla depicts it as a place so un-Indian, it can only be mined through the elitism of the tourist rather than the consciousness of the resident.

Netflix's She Season 2 shooting underway, announces creator Imtiaz Ali
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Netflix's She Season 2 shooting underway, announces creator Imtiaz Ali

She follows Bhumika, played by Aaditi Pohankar, a timid Mumbai constable who goes undercover to expose a drug ring

Armaan Malik, Imtiaz Ali appeal for financial support for Ankur Mukherjee after guitarist suffers COVID-19-induced brain stroke
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Armaan Malik, Imtiaz Ali appeal for financial support for Ankur Mukherjee after guitarist suffers COVID-19-induced brain stroke

Amaal Malik said Ankur Mukherjee has been a part of "every big Bollywood song" and appealed to the music industry to lend him support