Deepti Naval says the reason why her friendship with Farooque Shaikh stood the test of time is because they were similar in many ways. They both wanted to be part of commercial cinema but of the sensible kind.
Beyond the reception their film has received internationally, Amit Madheshiya and Shirley Abraham's engagement with the subject isn’t quite over yet. They are also working on a book that can tell the tales they couldn’t through the film or the photographs.
Filmmaker Neeraj Pandey's upcoming film Aiyaary is set against the backdrop of the army. In an interview to Indian Express, Neeraj shares his opinion on hypernationalism, Aiyaary's changing release dates and the involvement of the Ministry of Defence.
Shot by a passenger on the bus, the video captures just 13 seconds of the four-minute ordeal that students — the youngest was aged four — teachers and school staff went through as the bus drove past a mob that had just torched a Haryana Roadways bus.
The protesters have not watched the film until today. Also, whether queen Padmavati ever lived, or if she was a fictional character from Malik Muhammad Jayasi’s acclaimed work Padmavat, is highly debated.
Among a dozen or so popular eateries that dot Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar neighbourhood, people know Noor Mohammadi as the restaurant that serves Chicken Sanju Baba. Named after Sanjay Dutt, it is an original recipe by the actor that he shared with the restaurant’s owner, Khalid Hakim. The tangy chicken preparation and Dutt’s (unofficial) endorsement of […]