Wednesday, 23 Jan, 2019
My closest brush with politics is that I’m doing the role of Meenatai Thackeray, says Amrita Rao

My friend Amrita Rao, the lovely actress most people best remember for Shah Rukh Khan’s Main Hoon Na of 2004, is coming back to Bollywood with Sanjay Raut’s biopic Thackeray this week. She is feisty..... Read more...

Saturday, 29 Dec, 2018
Birth Anniversary Special: Remembering Rajesh Khanna – the first superstar of Bollywood

It was raining when the family announced Rajesh Khanna’s death on the afternoon of July 18, 2012. Not the kind of heavy downpour that Mumbai would gratefully accept; but a light drizzle that swept Carter..... Read more...

Friday, 28 Dec, 2018
Rohit Shetty and Ranveer Singh restore audiences’ faith in Bollywood with blockbuster entertainer Simmba!

With Simmba today, God bless, Rohit Shetty has restored the audiences’ faith in Bollywood. The industry was still reeling from the beating of two fancied festive releases. Thugs of Hindostan during Diwali and Zero at Christmas. Both big ticket releases made..... Read more...

Tuesday, 16 Oct, 2018
20 years after Kuch Kuch Hota Hai – thank you for great cinema, Karan Johar!

Hollywood can keep its Spielberg, Tarantino, Scorsese, Cameron, Nolan, Lucas, Kubrick, Scott and Coppola. Bollywood has Karan Johar. We’ve had him for 20 whole years today, in fact, since he joyously burst onto the scene..... Read more...

Thursday, 04 Oct, 2018
Why Salman’s romcom with Aayush and Warina will make you yearn for Navratri to dance the garba

There are several reasons why you must see LoveYatri. Least being because it’s a Salman Khan production. The benevolent bhai made the film to launch his young brother-in-law Aayush Sharma in Bollywood. And wisely stayed out of the..... Read more...

Thursday, 05 Apr, 2018
“It affects my whole family,” Salman Khan had said it in an interview some time ago

In an exclusive cover story he did for HT Brunch with Mark Manuel not so long ago, Salman Khan talked unplugged and uninhibited from the heart about age, life, death, the future, charity, and above all –..... Read more...

Tuesday, 03 Apr, 2018
PM Modi will like the Pokhran nuke test espionage thriller: John Abraham

John Abraham is in an ugly, no holds barred fight. But this time, the brawny Bollywood hunk and action hero is not enacting a gripping stunt sequence for a forthcoming film. He’s fighting to save..... Read more...

Thursday, 01 Mar, 2018
Why the media should let Sridevi Rest In Peace...

I went to say goodbye to Sridevi yesterday as she lay in state at the Celebration Sports Club in Lokhandwala. And also sorry. Goodbye, because she was a damned fine actress; and while Bollywood may..... Read more...