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Vijay Varma on starring in ensembles Mirzapur 2, A Suitable Boy: 'I enjoy watching several good actors in the same story'
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Vijay Varma on starring in ensembles Mirzapur 2, A Suitable Boy: 'I enjoy watching several good actors in the same story'

From Gully Boy to A Suitable Boy, Vijay Varma talks about why he enjoys ensembles, and how streaming has reduced the "sheer frenzy and pornography of numbers" in showbiz.

25 years ago, DDLJ set a mainstream precedent of love and desire. Has Bollywood unlearned it?
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25 years ago, DDLJ set a mainstream precedent of love and desire. Has Bollywood unlearned it?

For all its attempts at hinting otherwise, DDLJ ends up serving a conservative outlook toward love more than acting as a departure from it. If you take the sugar-coating off, the film’s happily-ever-after is after all, a compromise.

How Juhi Chaturvedi wove the motifs of her hometown Lucknow into the evocative tapestry of Gulabo Sitabo
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How Juhi Chaturvedi wove the motifs of her hometown Lucknow into the evocative tapestry of Gulabo Sitabo

Juhi Chaturvedi, writer of Gulabo Sitabo, on why the Shoojit Sircar directorial was the ideal film to set in her hometown, Lucknow.

With Bollywood heading straight to home, box office may no longer remain the primary criterion of success
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With Bollywood heading straight to home, box office may no longer remain the primary criterion of success

The suspension of theatrical releases during the lockdown has come as a blessing in disguise since the films are no longer merely judged by box office pull.

Gulabo Sitabo Twitter review: From 'flagbearer of OTT revolution' to 'boring', netizens stand divided on the film
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Gulabo Sitabo Twitter review: From 'flagbearer of OTT revolution' to 'boring', netizens stand divided on the film

Gulabo Sitabo, which released today on Amazon Prime, sees Amitabh Bachchan play the role of Mirza, the landlord. On the other hand, Ayushmann essays the role of tenant Baankey.

Gulabo Sitabo movie review: Kooky, cheeky, quaint and utterly delightful
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Gulabo Sitabo movie review: Kooky, cheeky, quaint and utterly delightful

Gulabo Sitabo is a slow burn — like October — despite its sense of humour, mischievous characters and the tongue firmly placed in its cheek.

Ahead of Gulabo Sitabo, ranking all Shoojit Sircar films, from Vicky Donor to Piku and October
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Ahead of Gulabo Sitabo, ranking all Shoojit Sircar films, from Vicky Donor to Piku and October

While Shoojit Sircar has perfected his signature eccentric lighthearted slice-of-life films, he has also ventured into hard-hitting political dramas.

Before Gulabo Sitabo, a look at how Shoojit Sircar brought the politics of caregiving to Hindi cinema
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Before Gulabo Sitabo, a look at how Shoojit Sircar brought the politics of caregiving to Hindi cinema

The politics of caregiving takes centre stage in October, Sircar’s follow-up to the wildly successful Piku.

Shoojit Sircar on Gulabo Sitabo going digital: 'It was not an easy decision but this is the way forward'
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Shoojit Sircar on Gulabo Sitabo going digital: 'It was not an easy decision but this is the way forward'

Shoojit Sircar discusses reuniting with Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan, whether he is compromising with an OTT release, and the status of Sardar Udham Singh.

Shoojit Sircar resumes post-production of Vicky Kaushal-starrer Sardar Udham Singh; film likely to be delayed
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Shoojit Sircar resumes post-production of Vicky Kaushal-starrer Sardar Udham Singh; film likely to be delayed

Sardar Uddham Singh, starring Vicky Kaushal, was scheduled for January 15, 2021 release

Gulabo Sitabo writer Juhi Chaturvedi accused of plagiarism; producers say it's ‘deliberate attempt to malign, damage film’
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Gulabo Sitabo writer Juhi Chaturvedi accused of plagiarism; producers say it's ‘deliberate attempt to malign, damage film’

Late writer Rajeev Agarwal's son, Akira, has accused Juhi Chaturvedi of plagiarising his father's story for Gulabo Sitabo.

Gulabo Sitabo new song Madari Ka Bandar sees Amitabh Bachchan trying hard to evict his tenant, Ayushmann Khurrana
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Gulabo Sitabo new song Madari Ka Bandar sees Amitabh Bachchan trying hard to evict his tenant, Ayushmann Khurrana

Gulabo Sitabo features Amitabh Bachchan as Mirza, a 78-year-old landlord who is always seen at loggerheads with his tenant, Baankey (Ayushmann Khuranna)

Ayushmann Khurrana shares Gulabo Sitabo new track Jootam Phenk, also featuring Amitabh Bachchan
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Ayushmann Khurrana shares Gulabo Sitabo new track Jootam Phenk, also featuring Amitabh Bachchan

Gulabo Sitabo's new track Jootam Phenk features an epic run and chase game between Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan

Gulabo Sitabo trailer: Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana are at loggerheads in Shoojit Sircar's dramedy
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Gulabo Sitabo trailer: Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana are at loggerheads in Shoojit Sircar's dramedy

Amitabh Bachchan plays a Lucknow landlord, who wants to get rid of his tenant, played by Ayushmann Khurrana, in Gulabo Sitabo.

Movie theatres will never go out of fashion, but let's stop pretending it is the 'right' way to watch films
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Movie theatres will never go out of fashion, but let's stop pretending it is the 'right' way to watch films

Theatres were never supposed to become harbingers of quality cinema. Cinema is strictly a demand-supply business.

Gulabo Sitabo, Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana's film, to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 12 June
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Gulabo Sitabo, Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana's film, to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 12 June

Gulabo Sitabo, directed by Shoojit Sircar and written by Juhi Chaturvedi, was earlier scheduled for a theatrical release on 17 April.

Irrfan Khan passes away: The late actor was set to work with Shoojit Sircar, Vishal Bhardwaj, Anurag Basu
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Irrfan Khan passes away: The late actor was set to work with Shoojit Sircar, Vishal Bhardwaj, Anurag Basu

A film with his Piku director Shoojit Sircar and another with his frequent collaborator Vishal Bharadwaj were among the projects that were in pipeline for Irrfan Khan but his worsening health prevented him from working on the movies.

Saif Ali Khan, Taapsee Pannu, Aanand L Rai, Kanika Dhillon: How Bollywood celebs are making the most of isolation
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Saif Ali Khan, Taapsee Pannu, Aanand L Rai, Kanika Dhillon: How Bollywood celebs are making the most of isolation

While some indulge in a creative or therapeutic activity during the isolation period, the others give a though to the migrant labourers' plight.

Hardik Mehta on how Kaamyaab originated, directing Roohi Afzana, and how he made inroads into the industry
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Hardik Mehta on how Kaamyaab originated, directing Roohi Afzana, and how he made inroads into the industry

Hardik Mehta talks about how he belongs to a very 'filmy' family, experimenting with the horror genre in Roohi Afzana, and will to dabble in various genres.

Vicky Kaushal on experimenting with Bhoot - Part One: The Haunted Ship, and why he's scared of watching horror films
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Vicky Kaushal on experimenting with Bhoot - Part One: The Haunted Ship, and why he's scared of watching horror films

Vicky Kaushal discusses the shift in his technique while switching from comedy and drama to horror, where much is left to the actor's imagination.