Bollywood looks to sports for box office success

Forever in search of the next big idea, Bollywood is increasingly looking to the sports arena for inspiration, unusual for a country that has few international success stories apart from cricket......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodJun 15th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Race 3

If meme makers had a field day with Daisy Shah's "our business is our business" line, they should know this was merely the tip of the iceberg. Remo D'Souza's "Race 3" is a minefield of meme-worthy moments, replete with hilarious dialogue, a plot ripe.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodJun 15th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Bhavesh Joshi - Superhero

In an early scene in Vikramaditya Motwane’s “Bhavesh Joshi - Superhero”, Sikandar (Harshvardhan Kapoor) tells a woman in a club about his vigilante venture. “We are like the Indian Justice League,” he tells her. “Like Spider-Man?” she a.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodJun 1st, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Veere Di Wedding

Shashanka Ghosh's "Veere Di Wedding" (Friend's Wedding) might scream itself hoarse that it is “not a chick flick”, but it is obvious from the beginning that it draws inspiration from one of the biggest chick flicks of our times – Darren Star’.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodJun 1st, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran

Akshay Kumar has competition. John Abraham is trying to usurp his position as the fittest hero in Bollywood and everyone’s saviour. In Abhishek Sharma’s “Parmanu – the Story of Pokhran”, which he co-produced, Abraham attempts to cash in on.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 25th, 2018Related News

Interview: Vikramaditya Motwane on ‘Bhavesh Joshi: Superhero’ and true love

Vikramaditya Motwane’s office wall is lined with vintage posters of superhero films and his table is littered with comic books. It is no surprise then, that his latest film “Bhavesh Joshi: Superhero” is his tribute to the genre he grew up watch.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 23rd, 2018Related News

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput bets on VR with new venture

Sushant Singh Rajput casually talks about the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, supercomputers and non-linear thinking while doodling furiously on piece of paper. “I’ve just discovered that I’m ambidextrous,” he says. The actor sounded more lik.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 18th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Hope Aur Hum

Director Sudip Bandyopadhyay’s “Hope Aur Hum” (Hope And Us) is like a jigsaw puzzle that you desperately hope will fall into place in the end. But 95 minutes later, you realise that there are several pieces missing, with no chance of it ever fo.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 11th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Raazi

REUTERS - In Meghna Gulzar’s “Raazi”, espionage is treated very differently than what we see in most spy movies. It is not a cloak-and-daggers game but more like a family vocation, passed on from generation to generation and played out in livin.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 11th, 2018Related News

Interview: Meghna Gulzar on ‘Raazi’ and patriotism

Meghna Gulzar’s new film “Raazi” (Willing) tells the story of a Kashmiri woman who operated as an Indian spy in Pakistan in the 1970s. Based on Harinder Sikka’s book, “Calling Sehmat”, the spy thriller has Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal in.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 10th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: 102 Not Out

The biggest takeaway from Umesh Shukla’s “102 Not Out” is that Indian parents never seem to relinquish control of their children’s lives, no matter how old they get. Even if you are 100 years old and your son is a septuagenarian, there is no.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 3rd, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Omerta

In Hansal Mehta's "Omerta", Rajkummar Rao plays the role of the Islamist militant Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was convicted of kidnapping and killing American journalist Daniel Pearl......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 3rd, 2018Related News

Interview: Hansal Mehta on "Omerta" and India"s passive liberals

Hansal Mehta won acclaim for his 2013 film “Shahid”, based on the real-life story of a Muslim man’s journey from being radicalised to becoming a lawyer who defended people he believed were wrongly accused of terrorism. Mehta says there is no su.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 1st, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Daas Dev

In the starting credits of “Daas Dev”, Director Sudhir Mishra thanks three people - Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (the author of “Devdas”, the novel on which the film is based), William Shakespeare, and his grandfather D P Mishra, the former Co.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 23rd, 2018Related News

Q&A: "Sairat" director Nagraj Manjule on the duplicity of Indians on love

When “Sairat” (Unfettered) released two years ago, the film’s director Nagraj Manjule found himself in the middle of a pop-culture phenomenon. The tale of star-crossed lovers grossed more than one billion rupees ($15 million) at the box office.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodApr 26th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Nanu Ki Jaanu

REUTERS - At one point in Faraz Haider’s “Nanu Ki Jaanu”, a group of men are sitting around a table and having a serious discussion, when one of them starts sobbing for no obvious reason. The absurd moment is one that fits with the general tone.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodApr 20th, 2018Related News

Actress Sridevi gets posthumous national award

(Reuters) - Assamese-language drama “Village Rockstars” was named the best film of 2017 at India’s National Film Awards on Friday while Bollywood actress Sridevi got the best actress award two months after her death......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodApr 13th, 2018Related News

Movie review: October

REUTERS - What can you do for someone who is in a coma? Someone who is lying in a bed for months and unable to move? If you are Dan, the protagonist in Shoojit Sircar’s “October”, you get the patient’s eyebrows threaded. Bushy eyebrows do.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodApr 13th, 2018Related News

Q&A: Ishaan Khatter on his debut film "Beyond The Clouds"

Ishaan Khatter has what some would call a promising start to his film career. “Beyond The Clouds,” his debut film by Iranian director Majid Majidi, earned the 22-year-old a lot of praise when it released internationally last year despite the movi.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodApr 17th, 2018Related News

Q&A: Rajkummar Rao on "Omerta" and the fun of playing a villain

2017 was Rajkummar Rao’s year. The 33-year-old actor won accolades for his performances in “Trapped”, “Newton” and “Bareilly Ki Barfi”. With his star rising in Bollywood, Rao says budgets have increased for his films and adulation on so.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodApr 10th, 2018Related News