Priyanka Sharma

Articles By Priyanka Sharma

From local food to Bollywood: Katy Perry says she wants to experience all things Indian

On her third visit to India, Katy Perry has Mumbai exploration on her mind, which includes meeting Bollywood personalities and trying the city's street food.

Art and artistes cannot be separated: Nandita Das

As a part of Nandita Das' resistance was her last directorial, Manto, which she also wrote and directed. The intention, she says, was to spread spiritedness, freedom and truth- all the ideas that Urdu playwright and author Saadat Hasan Manto endorsed.

Mudassar Aziz on Pati Patni Aur Woh: Have retained essence of the original

Pati Patni Aur Woh director Mudassar Aziz says he has tried to touch up on relationship issues that are important to today's audience.

Bhumi Pednekar: Pati Patni Aur Woh is not a sexist film

Bhumi Pednekar says Team Pati Patni Aur Woh was conscious that the film didn't shape up as a sexist comedy.

Taapsee Pannu: Next with Anurag Kashyap will be unconventional for both of us

Taapsee Pannu and Anurag Kashyap are reuniting reportedly for a supernatural thriller. The two have earlier worked together on the 2018 film Manmarziyaan.

Ageing must be archived and documented: Tanuja Chandra

On the sidelines of its premiere at the 21st Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star, Tanuja Chandra spoke about the joyride that was filming her aunts in the documentary, Aunty Sudha, Aunty Radha.

Won’t be surprised if someone tells me to make pro-Hindu content: Kabir Khan

At a panel discussion in the ongoing Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, Kabir Khan was asked if writers and directors in the Hindi film industry were being asked to make pro-India and pro-Hindu content.

Netflix denies meetings with RSS; calls reports ‘fake news’

There were reports that RSS representatives have had over six such informal meetings in the last four months in New Delhi and Mumbai with the heads of Netflix international originals to restrict "anti-India" and "anti-Hindu" content in their shows.

Seema Pahwa on Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi: Many producers rejected me

Seema Pahwa's directorial debut Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi, starring Konkona Sen Sharma, Naseeruddin Shah and Manoj Pahwa along with Vikrant Massey, Vinay Pathak, Vineet Kumar, Supriya Pathak and Parambrata, will arrive in theatres on November 22.

Never clamoured for accolades, quietly did my work: Deepti Naval

It's the relatability of Miss Chamko (Chashme Budoor), Katha's Sandhya, Geeta from Saath Saath and Arti of Firaaq that makes people marvel at Deepti Naval's acting prowess even years later.

MAMI 2019: Five new female voices to watch out for

As the 21st edition of the Jio MAMI festival begins, turns its eyes at five female directors whose upcoming films at MAMI have already gotten everyone talking.

Deepika Padukone at MAMI 2019: Cinema has the power to make us less lonely

Deepika Padukone addressed the gathering at the opening ceremony of the prestigious Mumbai film festival as the Chairperson. The festival will last until October 24.

MAMI 2019 Opening Ceremony Highlights: A star studded red carpet

MAMI is one of the most popular Indian film festivals that showcases the best of Indian and world cinema. The Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star lasts from October 17-24.

Farhan, Zoya have their own voices, they aren’t my echoes: Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar, who is co-credited with writing some of the greatest screenplays in Hindi cinema like Zanjeer, Deewar, Trishul and Sholay, talks to us about how his family has a tradition of not getting influenced by the works of previous generations.

Seema Pahwa on Saand ki Aankh casting: It’s a challenge for Bhumi and Taapsee

Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar have taken on the lead roles of Prakashi and Chandro Tomar in Saand Ki Aankh. While many have criticised their casting, Seema Pahwa shows her support for the two actors.

I don’t care about the outcome: Alia Bhatt on Sadak 2

Sadak 2, the sequel of the 1991 hit film Sadak, will mark the return of director Mahesh Bhatt after two decades. The film stars his daughters Alia Bhatt and Pooja Bhatt alongside Aditya Roy Kapur and Sanjay Dutt in the lead roles.

It was an easy yes: Aishwarya Rai on working with Mani Ratnam

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, at the trailer launch of Hindi version of Disney's Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, in which the titular character is voiced by her, was asked to share some details about the Mani Ratnam directorial Ponniyin Selvan.

Would love to get paid as much as my male costars: Kareena Kapoor

Filmmaker Karan Johar's session with Kareena Kapoor and Alia Bhatt closed the Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star 2019 on Sunday evening.

I’ll be the happiest girl: Kareena Kapoor Khan on Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor wedding

Karan Johar spoke to Alia Bhatt and Kareena Kapoor Khan about topics ranging from work to family matters at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela.

Deepika Padukone confirms her next is a dark romance

Deepika Padukone, at the opening session of Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star 2019, revealed that she is likely to begin filming a dark romantic film early next year.