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Asif Kapadia on Diego Maradona, and how it's different from his previous two documentaries Senna and Amy
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Asif Kapadia on Diego Maradona, and how it's different from his previous two documentaries Senna and Amy

Academy Award-winning British Indian filmmaker Asif Kapadia opens up on interacting with Diego Maradona, who was the only alive subject of the three documentaries he has directed so far.

Director Akarsh Khurana, writer Gazal Dhaliwal discuss Netflix's Mismatched and adapting a popular book to screen
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Director Akarsh Khurana, writer Gazal Dhaliwal discuss Netflix's Mismatched and adapting a popular book to screen

“Sandhya Menon, the author of the book, is very happy with what we have done. That for me, is the biggest stamp of approval for the show," says Gazal Dhaliwal about writing Netflix's Mismatched.

Prajakti Koli, Rohit Saraf on Netflix series Mismatched and bringing gravitas to the young adult genre
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Prajakti Koli, Rohit Saraf on Netflix series Mismatched and bringing gravitas to the young adult genre

In a lot of ways, it feels like Rohit Saraf and Prajakta Koli are at a similar juncture in their acting careers, in the sense that fame seems to be just around the corner for them. All they need is that launchpad. Netflix’s six-episode series Mismatched could be that leap of faith.

Divyenndu on his journey from Pyaar Ka Punchnama to Mirzapur: 'Artists only work for their own happiness'
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Divyenndu on his journey from Pyaar Ka Punchnama to Mirzapur: 'Artists only work for their own happiness'

"My advice to anyone coming to Mumbai, come here only if you have love, patience and respect for the craft. Don't continuously compare yourself with others. Come for the love of acting, don’t come here to ‘become someone’."

Fatima Sana Shaikh on two consecutive releases Ludo, Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari and setbacks after Thugs of Hindostan failure
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Fatima Sana Shaikh on two consecutive releases Ludo, Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari and setbacks after Thugs of Hindostan failure

Fatima Sana Shaikh shares that following Thugs of Hindostan critical and commercial failure, she was dropped from several projects.

FirstAct: Watch Between the Banks, a performative theatre production on Manipur's tryst with developmental discrepancies
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FirstAct: Watch Between the Banks, a performative theatre production on Manipur's tryst with developmental discrepancies

'Between the Banks' is a physical performance embodying Manipur's infrastructural irregularities and their repercussions.

Debashree Mukherjee's Bombay Hustle is a rigorous, empathetic study of the making of the film industry in colonial India
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Debashree Mukherjee's Bombay Hustle is a rigorous, empathetic study of the making of the film industry in colonial India

The history of Indian filmmaking, particularly in and around the Bombay film industry, is deeply intertwined with the history and making of modern India. Film historian and media theorist Debashree Mukherjee's 'Bombay Hustle' is an ambitious history of Indian cinema as a history of material practice.

Streaming platforms have proved that talent is supreme, no matter where from: Manoj Bajpayee
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Streaming platforms have proved that talent is supreme, no matter where from: Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee discusses his upcoming Diwali release, Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari, The Family Man 2 and the liberation of OTT platforms, in this interview.

Bringing Dhumketu to a new century: Jenny Bhatt discusses translating the pioneering Gujarati writer's short stories
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Bringing Dhumketu to a new century: Jenny Bhatt discusses translating the pioneering Gujarati writer's short stories

In the early 20th century, Dhumketu was a household name, known for writing stories that departed from the heavy influence of Mahatma Gandhi's ideology to depict instead a village idyll, the simple joys and sorrows of a common person, and the everyday goings-on of a Gujarati home.

Nazarband filmmaker Suman Mukhopadhyay: 'No art can be created if the artist isn’t politically aware'
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Nazarband filmmaker Suman Mukhopadhyay: 'No art can be created if the artist isn’t politically aware'

Suman Mukhopadhyay — actor, filmmaker, playwright, and theatre director — talks about his film Nazarband's premiere at the recently concluded Busan Film Festival; Kolkata as a character in the story; and if all art is political.

Keerthy Suresh on Miss India, and whether the spate of women-led films has changed her approach to acting
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Keerthy Suresh on Miss India, and whether the spate of women-led films has changed her approach to acting

Keerthy Suresh talks about signing several women-led films post Mahanati, and whether she is considering venturing into the web series format after two consecutive film releases on streaming platforms.

Scam 1992 actor Pratik Gandhi on playing Harshad Mehta and transitioning from regional to national fame
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Scam 1992 actor Pratik Gandhi on playing Harshad Mehta and transitioning from regional to national fame

"When you play a character like Harshad Mehta, who is my first big character that has reached so many viewers, the audience thinks that is who I am. So my real challenge starts now. I want to create and consistently deliver characters filled with complex human emotions."

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost speak about turning paranormal sleuths for Truth Seekers, and reuniting after seven years
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Simon Pegg, Nick Frost speak about turning paranormal sleuths for Truth Seekers, and reuniting after seven years

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost discuss shooting in spooky locations, deadpan humour of Truth Seekers and what it was like to reunite seven years after 2013's The World’s End.

Gillian Flynn talks dabbling in conspiracy theories with Amazon Prime Video's Utopia, and a possible season 2
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Gillian Flynn talks dabbling in conspiracy theories with Amazon Prime Video's Utopia, and a possible season 2

I think it’s easy to get wrapped up in conspiracies, because there is sort of an interesting intellectual factor where doubting makes you feel cynical. It’s easier to cross your arms, and go, “Oh, but there’s more to this.”

Bruce Springsteen on Letter To You, Apple TV+ documentary, and why he's not concerned about his 'legacy'
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Bruce Springsteen on Letter To You, Apple TV+ documentary, and why he's not concerned about his 'legacy'

"Legacy was on my mind when I was, like, a kid. Now I make music in the present, for the present," says Bruce Springsteen ahead of the launch of his new album Letter to You.

Anjali on playing a cop in Nishabdham and her upcoming role in Telugu remake of Pink, Vakeel Saab
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Anjali on playing a cop in Nishabdham and her upcoming role in Telugu remake of Pink, Vakeel Saab

Post Nishabdham, Anjali will be a part of the Netflix anthology directed by Vignesh ShivN, and she also has Pawan Kalyan’s Vakeel Saab coming up.

Pete Nowalk on creating the world of How to Get Away with Murder, writing an inclusive show that broke stereotypes
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Pete Nowalk on creating the world of How to Get Away with Murder, writing an inclusive show that broke stereotypes

When writing this show, I didn't define any character by their race or ethnicity, says Pete Nowalk.

Aishwarya Rajesh, director Virumandi talk about Tamil cinema's first pay-per-view model film, Ka Pae Ranasingam
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Aishwarya Rajesh, director Virumandi talk about Tamil cinema's first pay-per-view model film, Ka Pae Ranasingam

Aishwarya Rajesh and Vijay Sethupathi's Ka Pae Ranasingam will become the first Tamil film to premiere in the digital platform on a pay-per-view model on Zee Plex

Nishabdam is one of the most intriguing movies that I've been associated with, says R Madhavan
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Nishabdam is one of the most intriguing movies that I've been associated with, says R Madhavan

Anushka Shetty and Madhavan's Nishabdham will be the next big film to skip a theatrical release and premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 2 October.

Barun Sobti on choosing shows like Halahal and Asur, and coming a long way from his TV career
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Barun Sobti on choosing shows like Halahal and Asur, and coming a long way from his TV career

Barun Sobti’s role as a grubby and lively investigator in Eros Now's Halahal marks a departure from his popular frame as a broody romantic or the troubled CBI agent in Voot Select’s Asur.