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Gully Boy’s Apna Time Aayega: In this hard-hitting rap, Ranveer Singh sings of a better tomorrow

Ranveer Singh starrer Gully Boy's first song "Apna Time Aayega" has been released by the makers. The song, which is essentially a full-blown rap, is exuberant and aspirational. The track has been sung by Ranveer Singh.

Why Sixteen Candles is an easy film to get behind even after 35 years of its release

The premise of the film in itself is interesting, and Sixteen Candles is proof that if rom-coms are handled with honesty and grace, they will always come through in the end, leaving you smiling wistfully and longingly.

Uri was one story that had to be told: Director Aditya Dhar

Vicky Kaushal starrer Uri: The Surgical Strike is all set to hit the big screen on January 11. As the audience awaits to see Kaushal in a new avatar, the film's director Aditya Dhar opens up on the movie, its narrative and its male lead.

Best web series of 2018: The Haunting of the Hill House, Jessica Jones Season 2 and Homecoming in the list

2018 was an eventful year in terms of digital content. There were a number of web series that forced the viewers to sit up and take notice of various OTT (over-the-top media services) platforms. Here's a look at some of the best web shows of 2018.

Captain Marvel, Avengers Endgame, Aladdin: Big Hollywood releases of 2019

Hollywood in 2019 is set to offer to cinephiles a mixed bag. From animations and sequels to superhero movies, there's something for all. Here are all the major releases lined up this year.

Best Bollywood actors of 2018: Ayushmann, Vicky, Pankaj score big

The year 2018 belonged to actors who helped bring quality content alive on the celluloid. Artistes like Ayushmann Khurrana, Vicky Kaushal and Pankaj Tripathi helped further spread the movie magic with their talent and honest portrayals of varied characters.

Yo Yo Honey Singh’s new single Makhna might make your ears bleed

Makhna features Yo Yo Honey Singh, Nidhi Sunil, Singhsta along with Pinaki, Sean, Allistair (TDO). The last single that Honey Singh revamped was Urvashi Urvashi, which featured Bollywood stars Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani. 

Zero: Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Katrina Kaif try to save a sinking ship. They fail!

Tigmanshu is a talented man, Zeeshan has always given his everything to his characters, these takeaways from Zero are important and should be noted. But they are not surprising, not to me at least. But Katrina Kaif's portrayal of the diva Babita is.

Udne Do review: More PSA than short film

The film did raise some pertinent points about sexual abuse and child sexual abuse in particular. But it was too in-your-face preachy about the whole affair. That said, Udne Do, from a cinematic point of view, is an average film, but as a PSA, it works effectively.

Tigers review: Emraan Hashmi film has its heart in the right place

Emraan is convincing as the man grappling with a moral dilemma. In a very understated fashion, the actor lets the viewers glimpse the angst and fear of Ayan. Tigers is currently streaming on ZEE5.

Wonder Woman 2: Here’s how Robin Wright will make her return in DC film

Robin Wright, who essayed the role of the Amazonian warrior Antiope in Wonder Woman, spilled the beans about her return in the sequel of the upcoming DC flick. Robin Wright is also a part of Netflix show House of Cards.

Homecoming first impression: Julia Roberts’ show is a compelling, intriguing thriller

There are so many mysteries and thrillers out there. What sets Julia Roberts starrer Homecoming apart? The narrative, the direction, the environment the show is set in.

Five key takeaways from 2.0 trailer

2.0 trailer: Superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0's trailer is out and it is every bit as entertaining as one would have hoped.

Five takeaways from Zero trailer

Zero trailer: On Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's birthday, the makers finally released the trailer of Aanand L Rai directorial Zero and at three minutes long, the video reveals quite a bit of the movie.

Badhaai Ho: Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao and Surekha Sikri weave movie magic

While Ayushmann fits the bill of Nakul Kaushik, the Delhi guy who can be cool and calm, Sanya Malhotra as the educated, composed lady with a good head on her shoulders becomes a part of the narrative in the most organic fashion.

Revisiting Namastey London: A run-of-the-mill romance and a stunning Katrina Kaif

'Simple' man meets 'complicated woman,' they fall in love and the audience gets its happy ending. Vipul Amrutlal Shah's 2007 film Namastey London is just that - it is a one-dimensional narrative with equally unidimensional characters.

Sohum Shah’s Tumbbad is a bold and beautiful experiment

Sohum Shah starrer Tumbbad doesn’t have any ghosts, not the kind that the consumer of Hindi cinema is used to, anyway. The movie is creepy, and a couple of scenes were hard to watch because they were truly repellent.

Sohum Shah: Tumbbad changes its colour like a chameleon; you cannot attach any label to it

Actor Sohum Shah plays the materialistic Vinayak Rao in Tumbbad. Sohum spoke to indianexpress.com about what drew him to the film and how he kept his act together for six long years.

Little Things 2 review: Mithila Palkar’s show is a messy, long-winded discussion on love and life

Little Things 2 review: The Mithila Palkar and Dhruv Sehgal show is a messy take on modern-day relationships. The show is currently streaming on Netflix.

Little Things 2 actor Mithila Palkar: The show is about trying to find fun in the mundane

In an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, Little Things stars Mithila Palkar and Dhruv Sehgal talk about the second season of the show, storytelling and the rise of the digital medium.

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