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.
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'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.