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Bhanu Athaiya, Oscar-winning costume designer, dies at 91 after prolonged illness
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Bhanu Athaiya, Oscar-winning costume designer, dies at 91 after prolonged illness

Bhanu Athaiya won the Best Costume Design Oscar for her work in Richard Attenborough’s 1982 film Gandhi

Raghubir Yadav has made a habit of immaculately portraying the ordinary, from Peepli Live to Panchayat
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Raghubir Yadav has made a habit of immaculately portraying the ordinary, from Peepli Live to Panchayat

In his vast career spanning decades, Raghubir Yadav’s portrayal of a harmless tyrannised man has charmed everyone.

From Sholay to TVF's Panchayat, how the face of rural India has transformed in Hindi entertainment
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From Sholay to TVF's Panchayat, how the face of rural India has transformed in Hindi entertainment

TVF's Panchayat redeems the depiction of rural India by breaking out of the template perpetuated by the 1975 classic Sholay.

Coronavirus Outbreak: As lockdown extends, here are 10 sports movies to watch while you stay indoors
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Coronavirus Outbreak: As lockdown extends, here are 10 sports movies to watch while you stay indoors

With India extending the country-wide lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak till 3 May, and in the continued absence of live sports in our lives, here is a list of 10 sports movies to keep our readers engaged.

On Aamir Khan's 55 birthday, listing 10 films I couldn't help loving, even as a non-fan of the accomplished actor
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On Aamir Khan's 55 birthday, listing 10 films I couldn't help loving, even as a non-fan of the accomplished actor

Growing up in the '90s, I had to show my loyalty towards only one star, and it was not Aamir Khan. But it could not stop me from loving the actor he is.

Ashutosh Gowariker on choosing historical war film Panipat as his next directorial: Tragic stories also need to be told
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Ashutosh Gowariker on choosing historical war film Panipat as his next directorial: Tragic stories also need to be told

Ashutosh Gowariker defends comparison of Panipat to films like Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat, and explains why he chose Arjun Kapoor and Kriti Sanon as leads.

Reema Kagti on bringing an outsider's gaze to her films, and co-writing with Zoya Akhtar
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Reema Kagti on bringing an outsider's gaze to her films, and co-writing with Zoya Akhtar

Filmmaker Reema Kagti talks about the 'supernatural' element in her films, and why they often deal with the theme of coming to terms with loss.

Doosra director Abhinay Deo explains why Sourav Ganguly's 2002 shirt swinging moment goes far beyond cricket
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Doosra director Abhinay Deo explains why Sourav Ganguly's 2002 shirt swinging moment goes far beyond cricket

Abhainay Deo has directed Doosra, a docu-fiction film that captures the societal impact of Sourav Ganguly swininging his shirt in the air in 2002.

Sarfarosh completes 20 years: Aamir Khan's performance showed early signs of a star craving to be an actor
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Sarfarosh completes 20 years: Aamir Khan's performance showed early signs of a star craving to be an actor

Sarfarosh released at a time when Aamir Khan was undergoing a transformation from a young romantic hero to the more age-sensitive character actor as we know him today.

Aamir Khan on filmmaking plans: Holding back the director inside me as I don't want to stop acting
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Aamir Khan on filmmaking plans: Holding back the director inside me as I don't want to stop acting

Aamir Khan says filmmaking does excite him, but currently he wants to focus on acting

With Thugs Of Hindostan, Bollywood showcases its penchant for glamour over authenticity in period dramas
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With Thugs Of Hindostan, Bollywood showcases its penchant for glamour over authenticity in period dramas

When it comes to depicting historical characters and settings, mainstream Bollywood just cannot get their script right, as the latest biggie Thugs Of Hindostan proves yet again. The case is worse for fantasy and mythology flicks.

Javed Akhtar to collaborate with Ashutosh Gowarikar for eighth time, pen lyrics for Panipat
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Javed Akhtar to collaborate with Ashutosh Gowarikar for eighth time, pen lyrics for Panipat

Javed Akhtar had previously worked with Ashutosh Gowariker in films such as Lagaan, Swades, Jodhaa Akbar and Mohenjo Daro

Archie, Betty, Veronica are not new to Bollywood — they are every love triangle ever
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Archie, Betty, Veronica are not new to Bollywood — they are every love triangle ever

With a Bollywood film on Archie Comics in works, Firstpost looks bact at popular Hindi films on the lines of the Archie-Betty-Veronica love triangle.

AK Hangal was the quintessential father figure in Hindi cinema: A look at his most memorable roles
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AK Hangal was the quintessential father figure in Hindi cinema: A look at his most memorable roles

AK Hangal, a Padma Bhushan awardee, passed away on 26 August, 2012 in utter penury without any proper medical treatment or care for a long time.

Shrivallabh Vyas, best known for roles in Lagaan and Sarfarosh, passes away aged 60
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Shrivallabh Vyas, best known for roles in Lagaan and Sarfarosh, passes away aged 60

Shrivallabh Vyas survived a brain stroke and paralytic attack in 2008 and since then, he was bed ridden with the treatment underway

Amid Karni Sena's anti-Padmavati stance, a look at historical films that weren't censured for inaccuracy
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Amid Karni Sena's anti-Padmavati stance, a look at historical films that weren't censured for inaccuracy

There have been objections to historical inaccuracies in Hindi films in the past. But the opposition to Padmavati is unprecedented.

Lata Mangeshkar-AR Rahman playlist: From Jiya Jale to Luka Chuppi, the duo's best songs
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Lata Mangeshkar-AR Rahman playlist: From Jiya Jale to Luka Chuppi, the duo's best songs

Lata Mangeshkar completes 75 years as a playback singer, while AR Rahman finishes 25 glorious years as a music composer in the Indian film industry.

Newton: How Rajkummar Rao's film is designed as a 'perfect package' for India's bid at Oscars
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Newton: How Rajkummar Rao's film is designed as a 'perfect package' for India's bid at Oscars

Newton is as socially relevant as past films that have been nominated from India at the Oscars. At the same time, its tonality offers a refreshing change.

Aamir Khan to reportedly start distribution wing ahead of Secret Superstar release
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Aamir Khan to reportedly start distribution wing ahead of Secret Superstar release

Aamir Khan's new distribution division under his banner Aamir Khan Productions will reportedly be headed by Prakhar Joshi

'50 Films That Changed Bollywood' book review: Full of hits, misses and nostalgia
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'50 Films That Changed Bollywood' book review: Full of hits, misses and nostalgia

Dilwale Dlhania Le Jayenge to Rangeela, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai -- Shubhra Gupta picks out the 50 films she feels changed Bollywood, in this new book