Anvita Singh is a Deputy Copy Editor with Indianexpress.com and has been working with the organisation since December 2017. She writes features, opinions and articles on everything entertainment. She has previously worked with India Today and is an alumna of Asian College of Journalism, Chennai.
In this edition of Scene Stealer, we speak to acclaimed singer Sukhwinder Singh, who won a National Award for his work in Haider song Bismil. The artiste opens up about the making of the song, his reaction upon first seeing it, and why this was such a difficult track for him.
On popular Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto's birth anniversary today, we take a look at his relationship with Indian cinema. Not only did Manto write films, he also once appeared in film star Ashok Kumar's movie at his behest.
In this edition of Scene Stealer, Piku screenwriter and frequent Shoojit Sircar collaborator Juhi Chaturvedi opens up about Irrfan's character Rana, the chemistry of Deepika Padukone-Irrfan Khan, and more.
In today's edition of Scene Stealer, we revisit the stunning-looking Delhi-6 song Dil Gira Dafatan. Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra speaks to us about the meaning behind the soulful track, and how it was the first time he heard praise from AR Rahman.
Scene Stealer: In this weekly special, we select one scene from any film, series or show and discuss why it still speaks to us. Today's piece features the heartwarming 'kheer' scene from 2015 release Masaan.
Shahid Kapoor's Aditya was perhaps the most subdued of all characters in the movie despite being the male lead. He was not making grand plans or gestures. Unlike his female counterpart Geet, played by Kareena Kapoor.
The first three months of the year has slipped us by, and 2022 has managed to offer a mixed bag of movies -- they have been polarising, they have served spectacle and they have been heartwarming. Here are some of the Indian releases so far that made news, not always for the right reasons.
Over the years, British star Benedict Cumberbatch has played awkward, charismatic and intelligent personalities with incredible conviction. Be it Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Strange, or the genius computer scientist Alan Turing.
With only seven episodes in its kitty, creator Greg Daniels gives his all to Upload Season 2. A couple of more episodes, however, would have made the narrative richer and more dense, like the first season of the show.
Action star Vidyut Jammwal is hosting a martial arts-based show called India's Ultimate Warrior, for discovery +. An episode featuring Khiladi Kumar aka Akshay Kumar as a special guest adds much-needed spunk to an otherwise dull series.
The making of George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road was fraught with tension. But the sweat, blood and tears at least amounted to something in the end -- 10 Oscar nominations, including one for Best Picture and Best Director.