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The Hatman killer video in Mumbai turns out to be a promotional campaign for the upcoming film Maarrich
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The Hatman killer video in Mumbai turns out to be a promotional campaign for the upcoming film Maarrich

In what appears to be viral marketing campaign of the upcoming film Maarrich has the internet divided in opinion where several unsuspecting Twitter users shared this video on their handles to caution people.

Once Upon a Cinema: The early days of Anupam Kher
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Once Upon a Cinema: The early days of Anupam Kher

The actor called Anupam Kher had to jump through a lot of hoops to find acceptance as an actor. He started off as a shy youth who dreaded having to speak to anyone in English. Today, he is an actor to reckon with in Hollywood.

From Ben Kingsley to Naseeruddin Shah, actors who brought Mahatma Gandhi and his ideals to life
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From Ben Kingsley to Naseeruddin Shah, actors who brought Mahatma Gandhi and his ideals to life

This Gandhi Jayanti, we revisit some of the most memorable portrayals of Gandhi on stage and in cinema.

Subhash Ghai celebrates patriotism in cinema with a three-day festival; Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff attend on day 1
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Subhash Ghai celebrates patriotism in cinema with a three-day festival; Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff attend on day 1

Subhash Ghai said, "This 3 day festival is dedicated to our majestic country. Patriotism and cinema are two inseparable parts of entertainment. When patriotism is personified on the 90mm screen, it fills the heart of every Indian with extreme pride."

Naseeruddin Shah and Tusshar Kapoor to star in the thriller Maarrich; here's the official announcement
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Naseeruddin Shah and Tusshar Kapoor to star in the thriller Maarrich; here's the official announcement

Billed as a whodunit, "Maarrich" is written and directed by Dhruv Lather, and features Kapoor in the role of a police officer.

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Naseeruddin Shah members of Tukde Tukde gang's sleeper cell, alleges Narottam Mishra
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Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Naseeruddin Shah members of Tukde Tukde gang's sleeper cell, alleges Narottam Mishra

Reacting sharply to the Madhya Pradesh home minister’s comment, Congress leader P Chidambaram asked why has Mishra stopped at them and did not include Chidambaram in the list as he had ‘declared in Parliament that I was a member of the tukde-tukde gang’

A Holy Conspiracy review: Uneven, verbose drama gives courtroom dramas a bad name
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A Holy Conspiracy review: Uneven, verbose drama gives courtroom dramas a bad name

Given that A Holy Conspiracy stars a magnetic pairing — the late Soumitra Chatterjee pitted against the great Naseeruddin Shah — it feels like a missed opportunity that the film lacks voice, style, or even a clear direction.

A Holy Conspiracy review: Uneven, verbose drama gives courtroom dramas a bad name
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A Holy Conspiracy review: Uneven, verbose drama gives courtroom dramas a bad name

Given that A Holy Conspiracy stars a magnetic pairing — the late Soumitra Chatterjee pitted against the great Naseeruddin Shah — it feels like a missed opportunity that the film lacks voice, style, or even a clear direction.

Why it’s cool to foresee doomsday scenario for Hinduism while being charitable towards Islamists
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Why it’s cool to foresee doomsday scenario for Hinduism while being charitable towards Islamists

Official liberals often maintain their liberalism while pursuing the rules of Islamist blasphemy. Now that’s called having the cake and eating it too

Naseeruddin Shah turns 72: A look at his award winning movies
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Naseeruddin Shah turns 72: A look at his award winning movies

Naseeruddin Shah started his acting career in 1975 with Shyam Benegal's feature film Nishant, where he worked alongside actors like Smita Patil, Shabana Azmi, and Amrish Puri. The movie is considered to be a milestone in Indian parallel cinema.

Rasika Dugal on The Miniaturist of Junagadh, Naseeruddin Shah and love for period films
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Rasika Dugal on The Miniaturist of Junagadh, Naseeruddin Shah and love for period films

Rasika Dugal says that her short film, The Miniaturist of Junagadh, with Naseeruddin Shah, has a gentle quality which she kind of misses in many films that she watches today.

Modern Love: Mumbai review — Fatima Sana Shaikh, Vishal Bhardwaj rescue the tame, stilted anthology
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Modern Love: Mumbai review — Fatima Sana Shaikh, Vishal Bhardwaj rescue the tame, stilted anthology

Modern Love feels muffled for much of its runtime, content in endorsing empty takeaways about love and second chances

Vishal Bhardwaj on Modern Love: Mumbai — 'Love has many shades but its essence always remains the same'
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Vishal Bhardwaj on Modern Love: Mumbai — 'Love has many shades but its essence always remains the same'

Modern Love: Mumbai has brought together six filmmakers — Vishal Bhardwaj, Hansal Mehta, Shonali Bose, Dhruv Sehgal, Alankrita Shrivastava, and Nupur Asthana.

Thar, Stranger Things season 4 Part 1, Saani Kaayidham — What's streaming in May on Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime, Apple TV
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Thar, Stranger Things season 4 Part 1, Saani Kaayidham — What's streaming in May on Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime, Apple TV

The streaming releases in May include Amazon Prime Video's Modern Love Mumbai, Apple TV's Tehran Season 2, and SonyLIV's Home Shanti among others.

Mira Nair takes a deep dive into how each actor was cast in Monsoon Wedding, from Naseeruddin Shah to Vijay Raaz
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Mira Nair takes a deep dive into how each actor was cast in Monsoon Wedding, from Naseeruddin Shah to Vijay Raaz

The lasting legacy of Monsoon Wedding is its casting coup — how director Mira Nair managed to handpick and bring together an ensemble unlike any other.

Mira Nair on 20 years of Monsoon Wedding, and helming its Broadway adaptation: The film hasn't left me for a moment
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Mira Nair on 20 years of Monsoon Wedding, and helming its Broadway adaptation: The film hasn't left me for a moment

"The Monsoon Wedding musical will open in London in June 2023, following which we will hopefully go to New York, and bring it to India," says filmmaker Mira Nair.

First Take | Fresh, Aamis, The Hungry: What do recent films on cannibalism say about us?
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First Take | Fresh, Aamis, The Hungry: What do recent films on cannibalism say about us?

There is much more to these jolting films than the shockingly repellent cannibalism. They express a yearning to fulfil a culinary yearning that no kitchen can fulfill.

Naseeruddin Shah reveals he has onomatomania; know more about this 'abnormal obsession'
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Naseeruddin Shah reveals he has onomatomania; know more about this 'abnormal obsession'

In a session hosted by YouTube recommendation channel Chalchitra Talks, Naseeruddin Shah reveals he has onomatomania, "I'm not joking. It's a medical condition. You can check it in the dictionary." So we did.

More than anything else, Gehraiyaan is a tale of karmic retribution — where bad choices lead to serious consequences
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More than anything else, Gehraiyaan is a tale of karmic retribution — where bad choices lead to serious consequences

Gehraiyaan is not a public service advertisement against infidelity. The idea of karmic retribution is never mentioned explicitly, but it seems deeply embedded in the structure of storytelling.

Flashback | 35 years on, Smita Patil's Mirch Masala remains a frenetic journey in search of a woman's right to her space
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Flashback | 35 years on, Smita Patil's Mirch Masala remains a frenetic journey in search of a woman's right to her space

Mirch Masala could be perceived as a parable of female bonding or a straightforward thriller about the victim and the perpetrator. Either way, the poise and power of the film remain undiminished over the years.