Mimansa Shekhar

Mimansa Shekhar is a Copy Editor at Indian Express Online and has been working with the entertainment section since August 2016 from New Delhi. She writes articles, features and opinions, along with doing celebrity interviews in both text and video formats. Her interests include films, web shows, and video production. She has previously worked with Times Internet and ANI, and is an alumnus of MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia University, and DCAC, Delhi University.

Articles By Mimansa Shekhar

Character Spotlight: Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’s Naina Talwar

In the tenth edition of the series 'Character Spotlight', I revisit the character Naina Talwar, played by Deepika Padukone, in Ayan Mukerji's hit film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013).

First of Many: Jaaved Jaaferi revisits Meri Jung

This week's 'First of Many' features Jaaved Jaaferi. In the 27th edition of our exclusive series, the actor talks about his first Bollywood project, Meri Jung, which was directed by Subhash Ghai.

Character Spotlight: Hera Pheri’s Baburao Apte

In the ninth edition of the series 'Character Spotlight', I revisit the character Baburao Apte, played by Paresh Rawal, in Priyadarshan's blockbuster comedy film Hera Pheri.

First of Many: Ashutosh Rana revisits Swabhimaan

This week's 'First of Many' features Ashutosh Rana. In the 26th edition of our exclusive series, the actor talks about his first acting project, Mahesh Bhatt directorial Swabhimaan.

Pati Patni Aur Woh trailer: Kartik, Bhumi and Ananya recreate cult comedy

Pati Patni Aur Woh trailer: Mudassar Aziz directorial has Kartik Aaryan, Bhumi Pednekar and Ananya Panday getting into the shoes of Sanjeev Kumar, Vidya Sinha and Ranjeeta Kaur from the original classic comedy (1978).

Character Spotlight: Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’s Nandini Darbar

In the eighth edition of the series 'Character Spotlight', we revisit the character Nandini, played by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's award-winning film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.

First of Many: Rahul Khanna revisits 1947 Earth

This week's 'First of Many' features Rahul Khanna. In the 25th edition of our exclusive series, the actor talks about his first acting project, 1947: Earth.

Bhumi Pednekar: My experiences have humbled me as a person

Bhumi Pednekar, who plays Chandro Tomar in Saand Ki Aankh, got candid about doing small town roles, not getting into a comfort zone and fighting controversy around her films including playing a dark-skinned girl in her next, Bala.

Taapsee Pannu: Controversies mean you are successful

Taapsee Pannu, whose latest release Saand Ki Aankh is getting a good word of mouth at the box office, opened up about how she deals with the audience expectation, playing glamorous roles and her next film Thappad, that's scheduled to release on Women's Day 2020.

Character Spotlight: 3 Idiot’s Rancho

In the seventh edition of our series 'Character Spotlight', we talk about Rancho, played by Aamir Khan, in the award winning blockbuster film 3 Idiots.

Taapsee Pannu: I’ve been replaced from films where heroes didn’t approve of me

Taapsee Pannu, who plays the role of Prakashi Tomar in the latest biographical drama Saand Ki Aankh, got candid about having a female-led film as a Diwali release, signing scripts and how opportunities have changed for women in Bollywood.

Rajkummar Rao: I’ve done films for emotional reasons

Rajkummar Rao got candid about working with an ensemble cast in films like Made In China, how he approaches his characters and his love for dance.

First of Many: Vishal Malhotra revisits Hip Hip Hurray

This week's 'First of Many' features Vishal Malhotra. In the 24th edition of our exclusive series, the actor talks about his first acting project, television show Hip Hip Hurray that was telecast on Zee TV between 1998 and 2001.

Character Spotlight: Wake Up Sid’s Aisha Banerjee

In the sixth edition of our series 'Character Spotlight', we talk about Aisha Banerjee, played by Konkana Sensharma, in Ayan Mukerjo directorial Wake Up Sid.

Sayani Gupta breaks down her favourite scene from Article 15

Sayani Gupta shared how she, her co-star Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub and writer Gaurav Solanki approached one of the most talked about scenes from Anubhav Sinha's Article 15, featuring Nishad and Gaura.

First of Many: Ajay Devgn revisits Phool Aur Kaante

This week's 'First of Many' features Ajay Devgn. In the 23rd edition of our exclusive series, the De De Pyaar De actor talks about his first film project Phool Aur Kaante which released in 1991.

Anupria Goenka on working with Hrithik-Tiger in War: It hasn’t really sunk in

Anupria Goenka, who played the character of Aditi in War, spoke on working with Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff and what's more challenging - films or web.

Character Spotlight: Dil Chahta Hai’s Sameer Mulchandani

In the fifth edition of our series 'Character Spotlight', we talk about Sameer Mulchandani, played by Saif Ali Khan, in Farhan Akhtar directorial Dil Chahta Hai.

Hrithik Roshan reveals how he transformed into Kabir for War

Hrithik Roshan has shared a video on Instagram where he reveals how he transformed into the character of Kabir for his latest film War.

First of Many: Annu Kapoor revisits Mandi

This week's 'First of Many' features Annu Kapoor. In the 22nd edition of our exclusive series, the Dream Girl actor talks about his first film project, director Shyam Benegal's Mandi which released in 1983.

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