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London Indian Film Festival opens with an all-women filmmaker line-up, including Cargo, Natkhat, Shut Up Sona
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London Indian Film Festival opens with an all-women filmmaker line-up, including Cargo, Natkhat, Shut Up Sona

The London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) returns to cinemas across the UK capital from Thursday amid a coronavirus-secure setting

Shibani Dandekar criticises media trial of Rhea Chakraborty: We have seen the death of journalism
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Shibani Dandekar criticises media trial of Rhea Chakraborty: We have seen the death of journalism

Shibani Dandekar wrote that Rhea Chakraborty's "basic human rights" have been "taken away as the media play judge jury and executioner."

Vidya Balan condemns Rhea Chakraborty's 'media trial': Let the law take its course
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Vidya Balan condemns Rhea Chakraborty's 'media trial': Let the law take its course

Rhea Chakraborty and her family have been accused of abetting Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide and misappropriating his money by the late actor's father in an FIR in Patna

Vidya Balan to resume shoot of Sherni in October, says working during pandemic will require more caution
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Vidya Balan to resume shoot of Sherni in October, says working during pandemic will require more caution

The shooting of Vidya Balan's Sherni came to a halt in mid-March as the country went into lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Bobby, Silk Smitha, Shakuntala: Vidya Balan and her unapologetic celebration of female genius
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Bobby, Silk Smitha, Shakuntala: Vidya Balan and her unapologetic celebration of female genius

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.

Shakuntala Devi to The Dirty Picture, Vidya Balan destigmatises women who lived on their own terms
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Shakuntala Devi to The Dirty Picture, Vidya Balan destigmatises women who lived on their own terms

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.

The Friday List: From Juggernaut's Silent Book Club to Jim Sarbh and Bruce Guthrie conversing about theatre, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From Juggernaut's Silent Book Club to Jim Sarbh and Bruce Guthrie conversing about theatre, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan looks the part in a problematic but significant bio
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Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan looks the part in a problematic but significant bio

Shakuntala Devi's writers seem conflicted in their approach to a woman who was not made for domesticity and awkward about homosexuality.

'I don’t think she saw the glass ceiling': Vidya Balan on playing Shakuntala Devi in upcoming biopic
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'I don’t think she saw the glass ceiling': Vidya Balan on playing Shakuntala Devi in upcoming biopic

After playing real life characters in The Dirty Picture, No One Killed Jessica and Mission Mangal, playing Shakuntala Devi presented a new set of challenges for Vidya Balan.

Vidya Balan on Sushant Singh Rajput's death: 'Only way to show respect is by keeping quiet'
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Vidya Balan on Sushant Singh Rajput's death: 'Only way to show respect is by keeping quiet'

Vidya Balan said though she didn't know Sushant Singh Rajput personally, she believes there was much more to him than just being an actor

Shakuntala Devi new song Pass Nahi Toh Fail Nahi sees Vidya Balan evoke love for maths in her students
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Shakuntala Devi new song Pass Nahi Toh Fail Nahi sees Vidya Balan evoke love for maths in her students

The 'Pass Nahi Toh Fail Nahi' video begins with a lively interaction between Vidya Balan and a classroom full of kids

Shakuntala Devi trailer: Vidya Balan essays celebrated mathematics genius in Anu Menon's directorial
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Shakuntala Devi trailer: Vidya Balan essays celebrated mathematics genius in Anu Menon's directorial

Shakuntala Devi was known for her ability to make incredibly swift calculations.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal conclude PPE kit donation drive spearheaded by Atul Kasbekar
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal conclude PPE kit donation drive spearheaded by Atul Kasbekar

Atul Kasbekar said it is important to celebrate all the frontline workers, who are actively working to control the coronavirus outbreak in India.

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.

Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur's Sadak 2 to get a direct-to-digital release; director Mukesh Bhatt says it's the only option left
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Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur's Sadak 2 to get a direct-to-digital release; director Mukesh Bhatt says it's the only option left

The uncertainty around the reopening of theatres, which were shut down in the wake of coronavirus pandemic has pushed Sadak 2's makers to consider a digital release.

Natkhat movie review: Vidya Balan silently but effectively battles patriarchy in her debut short film
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Natkhat movie review: Vidya Balan silently but effectively battles patriarchy in her debut short film

With a fine blend of soaring imagination and hard-hitting realities, Natkhat hits the sweet spot between hope and awareness.

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.

Amazon Prime Video announces Vidya Balan's Shakuntala Devi biopic will premiere directly on streaming platform
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Amazon Prime Video announces Vidya Balan's Shakuntala Devi biopic will premiere directly on streaming platform

A day after announcing Gulabo Sitabo will release directly on Amazon Prime Video India, the streaming platform has now bagged the rights of Shakuntala Devi.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Karan Johar thanks artists, viewers for raising more than Rs 52 cr for 'I for India' initiative
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Karan Johar thanks artists, viewers for raising more than Rs 52 cr for 'I for India' initiative

Karan Johar announced that the virtual concert has raised Rs 52 crore for coronavirus relief thereby becoming the biggest live fundraiser event on Facebook