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With roots in kinship and stardom, how Bollywood continues to fuel nepotism despite being an 'industry'
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With roots in kinship and stardom, how Bollywood continues to fuel nepotism despite being an 'industry'

Nepotism is encouraged, above all, by a film industry marked by high risk and volatility. Under such circumstances, the star – who accumulates an almost divine aura in his person – comes to be the biggest investment the producer makes to guarantee a film’s success.

Tushar Hiranandani on Bhumi, Taapsee and ageism, Saand Ki Aankh’s Shashi Kapoor connect, misogyny and why he won't do another Masti
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Tushar Hiranandani on Bhumi, Taapsee and ageism, Saand Ki Aankh’s Shashi Kapoor connect, misogyny and why he won't do another Masti

Tushar Hiranandani defends his directorial debut Saand Ki Aankh, against allegations of ageism, and his past filmography that includes the Masti franchise.

Pakistan information minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan apologises to actors Megha, Nargis over indecent remarks
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Pakistan information minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan apologises to actors Megha, Nargis over indecent remarks

Explaining his mind about the removal of "vulgar and indecent film signboards inside and outside cinema halls", Fayyazul Hassan Chohan said pictures of "half-naked" women were displayed.

Pakistan information minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan orders ban on 'vulgar' and 'indecent' film posters
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Pakistan information minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan orders ban on 'vulgar' and 'indecent' film posters

“Necessary action be taken for the removal of vulgar/indecent film signboards under Indecent Advertisement Probation Act 1993 and Punjab Motion Picture Ordinance 1979”.

Priya Dutt responds to RSS' criticism of Sanju: Film doesn't paint Sanjay as a perfect human
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Priya Dutt responds to RSS' criticism of Sanju: Film doesn't paint Sanjay as a perfect human

Sanju has received criticism for distorting certain facts about actor Sanjay Dutt's life, on which the film is based.

Sanju: Sanjay Dutt's sister Namrata says she 'didn't connect' with Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala's characters
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Sanju: Sanjay Dutt's sister Namrata says she 'didn't connect' with Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala's characters

In Sanju, Paresh Rawal essays the role of Sunil Dutt, while Manisha Koirala plays Nargis.

Sanju: Ranbir Kapoor's relationship with his parents is eerily similar to Sanjay Dutt's equation with Sunil Dutt, Nargis
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Sanju: Ranbir Kapoor's relationship with his parents is eerily similar to Sanjay Dutt's equation with Sunil Dutt, Nargis

Rishi Kapoor, like Sunil Dutt, maintained a glass wall between him and his son; whereas like Nargis was of Sanju, Neetu Kapoor is Ranbir's 'biggest fan'.

Sanju song 'Kar Har Maidaan Fateh' is a celebration of hope while also depicting Dutt's battle with addiction
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Sanju song 'Kar Har Maidaan Fateh' is a celebration of hope while also depicting Dutt's battle with addiction

Sanju song 'Kar Har Maidaan Fateh' depicts Sanjay Dutt's struggle with drug addiction and how his family and close friends stand by him.

Bioscope: A Frivolous History of Bollywood takes a nostalgic look at Hindi cinema's music, iconic pairs
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Bioscope: A Frivolous History of Bollywood takes a nostalgic look at Hindi cinema's music, iconic pairs

The book may have frivolous in its title, but it is written with fondness and contains several lesser-known facts about Bollywood | #FirstCulture

Ranbir Kapoor on Sanjay Dutt biopic: 'We’re portraying a fraud man, not Gandhi-like character'
Bollywood

Ranbir Kapoor on Sanjay Dutt biopic: 'We’re portraying a fraud man, not Gandhi-like character'

Ranbir Kapoor said that Sanjay Dutt is "someone who is loved and disliked. He’s the most controversial..."

Manisha Koirala on the Dutt biopic: 'I play Nargis ji's role not Ranbir Kapoor's mother'
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Manisha Koirala on the Dutt biopic: 'I play Nargis ji's role not Ranbir Kapoor's mother'

In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Manisha Koirala spoke about play the role of Nargis in Rajkumar Hirani's Dutt biopic, how Ranbir Kapoor is the best performer of this generation and her love for cinema.

Sanjay Dutt biopic:  Ranbir Kapoor's act as the troubled star should make for great viewing
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Sanjay Dutt biopic: Ranbir Kapoor's act as the troubled star should make for great viewing

The chequered life that Sanjay Dutt has led is just the kind of stuff biopics are made of.

Sanjay Dutt biopic: Manisha Koirala to play Nargis; how much of screen legend's life will be shown?
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Sanjay Dutt biopic: Manisha Koirala to play Nargis; how much of screen legend's life will be shown?

Manisha Koirala's own battle with cancer was one of the deciding factors in casting her as Nargis, apart from the luminous beauty she shares in common with the Mother India icon.

Musical revolution: How these artistes adapted to gramophone records in the early 1900s
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Musical revolution: How these artistes adapted to gramophone records in the early 1900s

A look at the women artistes who embraced the technology of gramophone records in the early 1900s and shaped the commercial music industry in India

Give in the name of art: Here's what Hema Malini, Anupam Kher controversies prove
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Give in the name of art: Here's what Hema Malini, Anupam Kher controversies prove

Frankly, the idea of serving the country through art is completely bogus. What is so special about the profession of the celebrities — especially artists and players — that entitles them to call themselves patriots ?

Sanjay Dutt is going home from jail (or is he going to jail from home?)
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Sanjay Dutt is going home from jail (or is he going to jail from home?)

Now that Sanju Baba is on his way to becoming a buddha baba, the Sanjay Dutt saga makes for an amazing screenplay.

Google doodle on 'Mother India' Nargis for her 86th birth anniversary
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Google doodle on 'Mother India' Nargis for her 86th birth anniversary

Nargis Dutt, one of India's most iconic Bollywood stars, would have celebrated her 86th birthday today and to celebrate Google has dedicated a beautiful doodle to her.

From lehenga to shorts: How Bollywood heroines changed their Holi style
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From lehenga to shorts: How Bollywood heroines changed their Holi style

Here's a look at how our leading ladies have evolved their Holi style over the years.