The Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013 gave rise to communal polarisation, and the old societal bonds that existed between Jats and Muslims in western Uttar Pradesh were broken. Consequently, in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Jats flocked to the Bharatiya Janata ... catchnews.com, 1 week ago
Sriram Raghavan remarked in a recent interview that when he passed out of FTII in the late ’80s, he could not connect to the films that were popular at that time; those were not the kind of films that he could make and he felt out of place. Brought up on ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
Three persons were arrested, following a brief gunfight, for murdering a government-run liquor outlet employee here last month, police said on Sunday.The accused have been identified as Pankaj, 41, a resident of Delhi's Moti Bagh, and Uttar Pradesh residents ...Prokerala, 1 month ago
This is an era where every fifth film has a ‘re-created’ version of an older song (the recent Wajah Tum Ho had three of the four compositions sourced from older tracks). The re-creations are spilling out of our ears in the past decade and more and have ...Bollywood Hungama, 1 month ago
Sukanya Verma lists the lessons Bollywood taught us this year. We've learned a great deal from Bollywood. How to cook, cycle, romance, study, play cricket, write letters, enjoy rains, you name it... 2016 was no less enlightening as its hottest stars unwittingly passed on a little wisdom through a series of good, bad and ugly revelations off screen. How to NOT promote a film IMAGE: Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma at the launch of Sultan. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar 'When I used to walk ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'A producer once told me that one doesn't get paid for his acting skills.'' If you work here, you have to be either lovable or sellable.''Nobody talks about talent.' 'Here, people can pay huge stars in crores, but they will cry to pay actors like me in lakhs.''They will say, 'Budget nahin hai. Is baar kum le lo, next time we will see'.''But that 'next time' doesn't come.' Pavan Malhotra, one of our finest actors, shows us another side of Bollywood. IMAGE: Pavan Malhotra One of Bollywood's ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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