Shakuntala Devi feels like a watershed moment. Vidya Balan is arguably the most gifted actress working in mainstream Bollywood right now, and Shakuntala Devi is her finest role till date.
Vidya Balan may have rejected many-a-biopics but she has always chosen to play women who share her feisty spirit, like Shakuntala Devi and Silk Smitha.
In Kalakki mashups, how cinema and art collide to lend new life and meaning to films, their characters
Juxtaposing art and cinema isn’t new — a number of popular internet pages do it, but when Chennai's Charles Britto and Mohammed Salegh started Kalakki in September, little could they have predicted its immediate popularity.
Super 30: Niharika Basin Khan on transforming Hrithik Roshan, and why biopics are easier for costume design
Niharika Bhasin Khan, who paired up with make-up artist Vikram Gaikwad, to design Hrithik Roshan's appearance in Super 30 explains why it was important to dilute his 'Greek God' looks.
Richa Chadha on upcoming Shakeela biopic: Have kept story to most authentic version of her real life
Richa Chadha will be seen as Southern adult star Shakeela in the upcoming biopic.
After his back to back collaborations with superstar Rajinikanth in Kabali and Kaala, director Pa Ranjith is simultaneously working on two scripts.
Well-known Tamil actor and writer Vinu Chakravarthy, who had starred in over 1,000 films, breathed his last in Chennai on Thursday. He was 74.
Rather than an isolated incident, Prashanth’s death is indicative of a larger problem facing young actors in Kollywood: Depression, and frustration
It’s been 67 years of independence and while sex might not be a taboo now, it wasn’t always like that. We take a look at how India learnt about sex and how much that has changed.
Actress Jiah Khan's alleged suicide has shocked Bollywood but it is not an isolated case in showbiz and brings back memories of the untimely death of film personalties like Guru Dutt, Divya Bharti and Silk Smitha.
It’s not outrage. It’s excitement. Porngate gives everyone an excuse to talk and write about sex, while keeping mum about their own desires. M Svairini breaks that silence.
For a generation of adolescents who grew up in the 1980s, Silk Smitha marked a rite of passage into adulthood. A tribute.