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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Sampada Sharma


Sampada Sharma

Sampada Sharma is the Deputy Copy Editor in the entertainment section at Indian Express Online. Her interests include films, web series and international television shows. She has been writing for Indian Express Online since 2017 from New Delhi. She is the alumna of Indraprastha College for Women, Delhi University and Xaviers Institute of Communications, Mumbai.

Pagglait teaser: Sanya Malhotra’s bizarre reaction to death has everyone shocked in this Netflix comedy
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Pagglait teaser: Sanya Malhotra is a widow in a dilemma in this Netflix comedy directed by Umesh Bisht. The film releases on March 26.

Ahead of 1962 The War in the Hills, watch these 8 military-based Indian web series
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Before you watch 1962 The War In The Hills, take a look at these 8 shows that are based on those soldiers who protect our country. These include fiction, as well as non-fiction series.

Ahead of Gangubai Kathiawadi, the elements that make a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film
Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Before Gangubai Kathiawadi, here is looking at Bhansali's past work and what makes a 'SLB film'.

WandaVision: From Agnes’ reveal to Monica’s moment, 5 things we need to talk about from the latest episode
Sat, Feb 20, 2021

The latest episode of WandaVision had a lot of big moments and it has left us with many more questions.

TV Rewind | United States of Tara: When Toni Collette awed us with her many avatars
Sat, Feb 20, 2021

Based on a concept by Steven Spielberg, United States of Tara lasted for three seasons between 2009-2011 and has gathered a niche following in the last decade.

Cruella trailer: Emma Stone brings Disney’s iconic villain to life
Thu, Feb 18, 2021

Starring Emma Stone in the lead role, Cruella is scheduled to release on May 28.

A Valentine’s Day to remember: Watch these 14 memorable romantic comedies of all time
Sat, Feb 13, 2021

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! So to kickstart you Valentine’s weekend, here are 14 rom-coms that haven’t aged a day and are just as lovable as they always were.

TV Rewind | Veep: When political satire gets too close to real life
Sat, Feb 13, 2021

Veep is a satirical comedy that follows politician Selina Meyer, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, as she tries every trick in the book to become President of the United States.

Mank, Sound of Metal, Nomadland and 12 other Hollywood films to watch this awards season
Fri, Feb 12, 2021

With the big award shows of 2021 just around the corner, it is that time of the year when we look at the best of cinema from 2020.

TV Rewind | The Undoing: Beautiful, predictable, dissatisfying – in that order
Sun, Feb 07, 2021

Starring Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant and Donald Sutherland among others, The Undoing is on its way to sweeping the awards season.

10 bittersweet relationship dramas
Thu, Feb 04, 2021

Before entering the fragile world of relationships with Malcolm and Marie, check out 10 films that examine the highs and lows of long-term relationships.

The Girl on the Train movie trailer: Parineeti fights her demons
Thu, Feb 04, 2021

Starring Parineeti Chopra, The Girl on the Train starts streaming on Netflix from February 26.

TV Rewind | White Collar: A lightweight crime drama
Sat, Jan 30, 2021

Created by Jeff Eastin, White Collar starred Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay in the lead roles.

Live Telecast trailer: Kajal Aggarwal is stuck inside a haunted house
Sat, Jan 30, 2021

Written and directed by Venkat Prabhu, Live Telecast stars Kajal Aggarwal. The series starts streaming on Disney+ Hotstar from February 12.

Crisis movie trailer: Gary Oldman is on a war against drugs
Thu, Jan 28, 2021

Crisis stars Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer and Evangeline Lilly in significant roles. The film has been directed by Nicholas Jarecki.

Justin Timberlake felt he knew Palmer: Director Fisher Stevens
Thu, Jan 28, 2021

Justin Timberlake plays the titular role in director Fisher Stevens' Palmer. The film starts streaming on Apple TV+ from January 29.

Tunak Tunak Tun is a huge hit in South Korea: Daler Mehndi
Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Singer Daler Mehndi talks about his musical legacy, his fandom in South Korea and the trend of fake views.

TV Rewind | The River: When Paranormal Activity met Lost
Fri, Jan 22, 2021

Executive produced by Steven Spielberg and created by Oren Peli and Michael R Perry, The River had a short run of one season but it genuinely had the potential for a lot more.

Tandav: Everything that works and doesn’t work for the Amazon Prime series
Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Tandav, like all other shows and movies, isn't all black and white. It has its good moments but then, there are places where it completely loses the plot. Here's everything that works and does not work for Tandav.

TV Rewind | The Carrie Diaries: The Sex and the City prequel that tried and failed
Sat, Jan 16, 2021

The Carrie Diaries sets itself up as the prequel to Sex and the City and tries to reveal 'What made Carrie the way she is', but in a PG fashion.

What to watch on January 15: Web series and films you can stream online
Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Here are the movies and shows you can stream on ZEE5, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus Hotstar, ALTBalaji, SonyLIV, Apple TV+ and Voot Select among others.

WandaVision release LIVE UPDATES: MCU series is impressing the fans
Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Here's what celebrities, critics and fans are saying about WandaVision, starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany in the lead roles.

Films that explore the nuances of a mother-daughter relationship
Sat, Jan 16, 2021

Before diving into Tribhanga, check out five films which have explored the nuances of a mother-daughter relationship.

What makes Ali Abbas Zafar’s movies tick
Thu, Jan 14, 2021

With Ali Abbas Zafar's debut web series Tandav premiering on Amazon Prime Video on January 15, we look at what makes his films tick.

The Girl on the Train teaser: Parineeti is intense as hell
Wed, Jan 13, 2021

Starring Parineeti Chopra in the lead role, The Girl on the Train releases on Netflix on February 26.