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Sanjay Leela Bhansali calls himself a 'very below-average human being', says people will forget him 'after 50 years'

March 06, 2022 8:54 am

Sanjay Leela Bhansali has directed hits such as Bajirao Mastani, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela, and Padmaavat, among others. His latest release, Gangubai Kathiawadi is faring well at the box office.

A big step back

January 29, 2021 9:20 am

On ‘Tandav’ and Munawar Faruqui, the court, so readily agreeing with the prosecution, shrinks space for free speech.

Man held in Gauri Lankesh case had key role in attacks during Padmaavat screening: SIT

January 28, 2020 7:37 am

Rushikesh Deodikar alias Murali, 44, a former co-ordinator of Sanatan Sanstha-affiliate Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, allegedly co-ordinated the petrol bomb attacks on the theatres in January 2018, the investigation has found.

Know how Ranveer Singh transformed from 86-kilo Simmba to a lean Kapil Dev

September 18, 2019 8:32 am

Right from shaving his head for Bajirao Mastani (2015) to flaunting his scars as Alaudin Khilji in Padmaavat (2018), and now getting into the lean physique of Kapil Dev in 1983, Ranveer Singh has done everything to get into the skin of his character.

Karnataka: Court nod to reopen probe into bomb attack at Belagavi theatre screening Padmaavat

February 01, 2019 3:46 am

The move comes in the wake of findings from the investigation into the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh that suggested that members of a radical Hindu group involved in the murder were also involved in attacks on theatres screening the movie in Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Padmaavat, Mahanati and Nagarkirtan among others in Indian Panorama section of IFFI 2018

October 31, 2018 7:34 pm

Epic big-screen dramas like Padmaavat and Mahanati are a part of the selection of Indian Panorama films for the 49th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held in Goa next month.

Rajasthan elections: Soured ties with Rajputs key hurdle in Vasundhara Raje’s poll fight

October 22, 2018 6:52 am

Polling to the 200 Assembly seats is to take place on December 7. Rajputs account for about 12 per cent of the state’s population and wield influence in at least two dozen Assembly seats.

Sanju and Padmaavat get most nominations at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards 2018

July 12, 2018 5:51 pm

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat and Rajkumar Hirani's Sanju are leading the nomination pack for the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) Awards 2018. The ceremony will be held from August 10-22.

Speak Easy: A Sahib in Awadh

July 08, 2018 12:00 am

How a British bureaucrat breathed new life to the old tale of Malik Muhammad Jaisi’s Padmavati. A spate of prose retellings of the metrical epic on the Rajput queen followed on the heels of the controversy.

Race 3 crosses the Rs 150 crore mark: A look at other films that have made the cut this year

June 25, 2018 7:59 pm

Salman Khan starrer Race 3 has been breaking box office records like nobody's business. The latest action action-thriller from the Bhai of Bollywood has already minted a jaw-dropping Rs 151.8 crore at the box office.


National Film Awards 2019: Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana, Keerthy Suresh and others win big

December 24, 2019 9:00 am

Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana and Keerthy Suresh among others were honoured at the 66th National Film Awards ceremony.

Top 5 opening week grossers of 2018: Baaghi 2, Padmaavat, Raid, and more

March 31, 2018 5:49 pm

This year's third month is coming to an end, and this has been an eventful year so far when it comes to Bollywood films. Here are the top 5 opening week Bollywood grossers of 2018 so far.

Bollywood's biggest opening weekends of 2018: Padmaavat, Raid, Padman and more

March 22, 2018 7:32 am

While it has been less than a quarter of a year, we have already seen a variety of films hitting the theatres. While some of them bombed miserably at the box office, others have been marvellous successes. Here are Bollywood's biggest opening weekends of 2018.

Top five Bollywood openers of 2018: Baaghi 2, Padmaavat, PadMan and more

April 01, 2018 1:12 pm

It has been less than a quarter of a year, and we have seen the release of various Bollywood films, big and small, that have made a mark at the box office. Here are the biggest openers of 2018 yet.

Deepika Padukone celebrates Padmaavat's success

January 28, 2018 11:45 am

Deepika Padukone is in a happy place and this is quite evident in all her recent pictures. Padmaavat's success has made the makers and stars all happy.

From Sonam, Twinkle promoting PadMan to Ranveer, Ranbir out and about

January 26, 2018 5:59 pm

See latest photos of Sonam Kapoor, Twinkle Khanna, Ranveer Singh and Ranbir Kapoor.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar gives thumbs-up to Padmaavat

January 18, 2018 2:27 pm

Padmaavat has been riddled with controversies ever since the film was announced. But it seems the filmmakers can take a sigh of relief as it is heading to a screen near you on January 25.