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Hindi film industry


Films delayed, losses mount: Hindi film industry stares at slump ‘worse than 2020’

April 01, 2021 12:58 pm

As Haathi Mere Saathi, Bunty Aur Babli 2 and Chehre releases are postponed and theatre owners deal with a new list of clampdowns amid rising COVID-19 cases, many are asking if they can deal with – what has started to feel like – 2020 all over again.

What does it take to survive as an outsider in Bollywood?

July 12, 2020 1:04 pm

Even if you find a way into the super exclusive club that is the Hindi film industry, surviving and succeeding demands smart strategising and hustling.

S Durga no-show to nepotism debate: Unsavoury, avoidable episodes that made news this year

December 27, 2017 12:07 pm

The year was marked by a series of avoidable episodes that made news.

A Story To Tell

December 27, 2017 12:13 am

Invest in characters, work on content and think out of the box — those were some of the lessons that 2017 imparted to the star-obsessed Hindi film industry.

The write choice

April 11, 2015 12:03 am

Recent spate of Bollywood films offers a new premise: story can be the hero

Plea to vote for ‘secular party’ splits Bollywood

April 17, 2014 10:11 am

A section of the film industry has condemned the appeal, viewing it as propaganda against BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Vidya Balan: It’s been a fulfilling life

February 16, 2014 11:22 am

With a Padma Shri under her belt, Vidya Balan looks back at the films that defined her career.

An evening with Farhan Akhtar, actor, director, singer, writer

February 03, 2014 7:13 am

In all his roles, he’s been able to achieve critical acclaim and commercial success.

‘Getting an Oscar like running for President’

November 22, 2013 1:19 am

Susan Sarandon on her life as an actor-activist

Don't call me 'Bollywood': Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

June 21, 2012 1:20 pm

The 48-year-old believes that terming the Hindi film industry as Bollywood has led to the loss of its identity.