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Dulquer Salmaan to star in period love story during war

Tue, Jul 28 2020 06:53:32 PM Hyderabad, Jul 28 (IANS): South star Dulquer Salmaan has been roped in to feature in a period love story directed by Hanu Raghavapudi. The makers of the film launched a concept poster on the occasion of Dulquer Salmaan's birthday ... Daiji World, 1 month ago

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies of colon cancer

American actor Cadwick Boseman, best known for his titular superhero role in Black Panther and as baseball icon Jackie Robinson in 42, has died after a four-year-long secret battle with colon cancer. He was 43.   IMAGE: Chadwick Boseman in 2019. Photograph: Danny Moloshok/Reuters In a statement posted on his official Twitter handle, the actor's family said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2016. He passed away at his residence with his wife and family by his side. 'A true fighter, ...
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'I come from a small village in Bihar and earned a name in Mumbai'

'I belonged to a village where there was no light.' 'In Mumbai, I worked as a junior artiste, played small characters.' 'After struggling a lot, I got a break on television.' 'From there, I got a break in films.' 'It feels like a dream.' 'Sometimes when I feel low, I look back at my journey and feel inspired.' Gurmeet Choudhary gets ready for his third film, The Wife, a thriller directed by Sarmad Khan. But that's not all. He is also exploring new avenues on his YouTube channel, posting ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Katrina makes way for Radhika Apte

An American film A Call To Spy has beaten Ketan Mehta to the finishing line. IMAGE: Radhika Apte. Photograph: Kind courtesy Radhika Apte/Instagram Director Ketan Mehta (who has made biopics on Sardar Patel and Mangal Pandey) was planning a biopic on Noor Inaayat Khan, the daughter Hazrat Inaayat Khan, Tipu Sultan's great grandson. Noor was a British spy during World War II. Ketan Mehta was fascinated by Noor's story, having done research on her for four years. He wanted to make the film with ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

C U Soon review

What Director Mahesh Narayanan captures perfectly in C U Soon is the texture of our online conversations, observes Sreehari Nair. I emerged from Mahesh Narayanan's C U Soon, plagued by one question: 'Did Fahadh Faasil do his own typing?' Narayanan's film is structured almost entirely out of video and text conversations between its characters and, more often than not, you understand what these characters are thinking by how they play around with their messages: Their tentative three full-stops ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Gunjan Saxena: IAF's negative portrayal is overstated

'I did not find anything atrociously out of place about the depiction of the IAF's image,' says Group Captain Murli Menon (retd). IMAGE: Pankaj Tripathi with Janhvi Kapoor in Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl. The media frenzy over Gunjan Saxena, the Hindi movie starring Janhvi Kapoor, made Indian Air Force stalwarts like me wonder how the IAF allowed itself to be denigrated in terms of encouraging irreverent treatment of women, as alleged in wide sections of the media. I happened to see the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'I want to shed a new light on women'

'The show is about women taking ownership of their lives.' With the success of his Web series Churails, Pakistani-British Director Asim Abbasi has achieved the near-impossible: The series has opened up cross-border entertainment after a lengthy embargo on Pakistani artistes and content in India. In Pakistan, the eye-brow-raising themes in Churails such as homosexuality, lesbianism, domestic violence and kitchen murders, has opened up a widespread furore and a potential threat to the well being ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'I operated upon 300 soldiers, and lost one'

'I look back on the Kargil war and wonder what the enemy hoped to achieve.''Pakistan had intruded into our land and we defended ourselves with all our might.''We drove them away by the courage of our soldiers.' IMAGE: Dr Arup Basu, sitting, second from left, and the medical staff at the military hospital in Kargil during the 1999 War. All Photographs: Kind courtesy Dr Arup Basu Dr Arup Basu was a young surgeon at the small military hospital in Kargil when the war broke out. He spent two months ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

10 OTT Shows To Watch

As cinemas remain shut and watching movies on the big screen still a distant dream, OTT platforms are keeping us distracted from the pandemic with its steady supply of content. There's old stuff. There's new stuff. There's local. There's foreign. Confused where to begin? Sukanya Verma offers 10 recommendations.   The Old Guard Where to watch: NetflixLanguage: English Director Gina Prince-Bythewood puts a fresh spin on the superhero genre in her adaptation of Greg Rucka's comic book of the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Naseeruddin Shah: 25 TOP Performances

Sukanya Verma celebrates Naseeruddin Shah, acting legend. There's a beautiful quote I once read by Swedish film-maker Ingmar Bergman: 'No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight of the soul.' I've always perceived the artistry of Naseeruddin Shah along the same lines. An extraordinary actor and star, his greatest accomplishment is his versatility fascinating beyond the realms of film-making. In one film, he'll crunch your ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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