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Zoya Akhtar: Online abuse can’t be normalised

In a session jointly organised by the Population Foundation of India and Jaipur Literature Festival, director and producer Zoya Akhtar, in conversation with author...

Surekha Sikri stable but under observation

Veteran actress Surekha Sikri, who was hospitalized after suffering brain stroke on Tuesday, is stable but under observation of doctors. Sharing details, the actress' agent...

Surekha Sikri admitted to hospital, in ICU.

Veteran film and theatre actress Surekha Sikri was admitted to hospital on Tuesday after suffering a brain stroke. This is the second time that Surekha...

How Gully Boy inspired Masaba Gupta to act

Fashion designer Masaba Gupta, who made her acting debut with the web show Masaba Masaba, has shared it was the Ranveer Singh film Gully...

Abhay Deol takes a dig at Bollywood's award shows

After Ranvir Shorey, actor Abhay Deol has come out to explain how "shamelessly" award shows work in Bollywood

5 years of 'Dil Dhadakne Do': Ranveer, Anushka share throwback pics

Zoya Akhtar's "Dil Dhadakne Do" was released five years ago on this day, and some of the film's cast members posted on social media...

Naezy: I am missing live gigs

By Arundhuti Banerjee Rapper and hip-hop artist Naezy says that he is already missing live concerts, where he gets to interact with fans. He is...

Ranveer Singh shares his similarities with ‘Gully Boy’ character Murad

Actor Ranveer Singh has shared why the role of Murad in Zoya Akhtar's directorial "Gully Boy" was a perfect fit for him, saying that...

Humour : Filmfare awards 2020 is a spiritual awakening

"Filmfare awards 2020 is a spiritual awakening for this country”, says Mani Kapoor 'note'd filmmaker and spokesperson of Filmfare awards in an exclusive chat with this author. Excerpts from the conversation.

When Shah Rukh Khan’s wit left Jeff Bezos choking

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos got a whiff of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's trademark wit at an interaction in Mumbai on Thursday. Bezos was interacting with SRK and filmmaker Zoya Akhtar

When Shah Rukh Khan made Jeff Bezos say ‘Don’ dialogue

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan gave a filmy touch to his meeting with Jeff Bezos when he made the Amazon's global CEO say a dialogue from his hit film "Don". It was a starry evening for Bezos in Mumbai as he opened up about his journey and his bond with India during a conversation with superstar

Ghost Stories Movie review: Critics Review, Rating, Cast & Crew

Ghost Stories review is here. Ghost Stories is an Indian anthology horror film directed by Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Karan Johar. The Netflix film stars Janhvi Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulipala, Mrunal Thakur, Avinash Tiwary in key roles.

‘Gully Boy’ named most tweeted Hindi film of 2019

The Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt "Gully Boy" has been named the top Hindi movie to rule Twitter in 2019. According to #ThisHappened 2019 Twitter report, "Gully Boy" was the most tweeted about Hindi movie this year.

Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Gully Boy’ out of Oscars 2020 race

Zoya Akhtar's "Gully Boy", which was India's official entry to the Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category, is out of the race. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday released a shortlist of ten films in the Best FOrein Language Film category...

Janhvi Kapoor: Films become monotonous after a certain point

One-film-old Janhvi Kapoor says working in films can become monotonous after a certain point of time. Janhvi will next will be seen in the Netflix original film, "Ghost Stories", a horror anthology featuring four stories directed by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar.

Karan Johar-Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Ghost Stories’ to release on New Year

Filmakers Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap want everyone to start their new year with a scream as their "Ghost Stories" will go live on Netflix in January.

Zoya Akthar overwhelmed by B’wood support to ‘Gully Boy’ Oscar bid

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar is overwhelmed with the kind of support that the Hindi film industry has extended to her film, "Gully Boy", ever since it was announced as Indias official entry at the Oscars.

Janhvi Kapoor joins the Netflix family for her next

After charming her audience with the movie Dhadak, Janhvi Kapoor is all set to join the Netflix family for her upcoming movie directed by Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, and Dibakar Banerjee.

Vijay Varma and Janhvi Kapoor collaborate for Zoya Akhtar’s Ghost Stories

After a spree of huge announcements including his international debut with Mira Nair's "A Suitable Boy", Vijay has now been roped in for Zoya Akhtar's Ghost Stories. The Ghost Stories is a sequel to Bombay Talkies.

Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar are the coolest: Arjun Kapoor

Actor Arjun Kapoor says filmmakers Karan Johar and Zoya Akhtar are two of the coolest, fun loving and most entertaining people he knows. Arjun on Monday shared a photograph of himself with "Koffee King" Karan and "Gully Girl" Zoya.

Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Gully Boy’ bags this prestigious award

Gully Boy, which served as a voice for most struggling hip-hop artistes in India, has been honoured with the best film award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).

Shah Rukh Khan quips about not making too many hit films

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne kick started their tenth year celebrations here on Thursday. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, the guest of honour at the festival, couldn't help but take a jibe at himself for not making as many hits as he would like to.

Karan-Zoya’s ‘Ghost Stories’ to go into production in August

After "Lust Stories", filmmakers Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap are coming together to spread some chills with "Ghost Stories" and they are looking forward to explore the genre and experiment.

Karan Johar’s house party turns into a star-studded affair

From Ranbir Kapoor to Deepika Padukone, Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor, a gamut of stars came together for Karan Johar's house party here on Saturday. Sharing with his fans a glimpse of the star-studded bash, Karan took to Instagram and posted a video...

Check out which Indian films bagged nominations for the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Award 2019

One of the biggest Indian Film Festivals outside of India, the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne has just announced its nominations for its annual awards ceremony.

Siddhant Chaturvedi soars the temperature in the Man’s World magazine

Siddhant Chaturvedi is soaring the temperature as he keeps it casual in all denim look while he gets featured on the cover of Man's World Magazine. Click here to read more.

Zoya Akhtar invited to be a member of Oscars Academy

With just four feature films, two short films and one web series Zoya Akhtar who has carved her niche in the entertainment industry has been invited to be a member of Oscars Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Zoya, Anupam, Anurag, Ritesh among new Oscar Academy members

Filmmakers Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Ritesh Batra as well as veteran actor Anupam Kher are among the 842 artistes and executives invited as members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

GULLY BOY heads for Melbourne film festival

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar is set to take her movie GULLY BOY to the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2019. The film stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles. The fest will begin in August.

Bollywood’s MC Sher at the Grazia Millennial awards 2019

Ever since his debut, he has been the talk of the town. Siddhant Chaturvedi who has taken over the world like a storm with his promising debut as MC Sher was recently felicitated with the title of the 'Breakthrough star of the year' award at Grazia Millennial awards.

Ranveer Singh reveals how he got his Murad act right in GULLY BOY

Witness the inspiring story of an underdog realising his dream in World TV Premiere of Ranveer Singh & Alia Bhatt starrer GULLY BOY. The film is directed by Zoya Akhtar and written by Akhtar and Reema Kagti.

Ranveer turns Gujarati for his next film

In the midst of working on "'83", actor Ranveer Singh has signed up another film. He will play a Gujarati in Yash Raj Films' (YRF) "Jayeshbhai Jordaar", to be helmed by debutant writer-director Divyang Thakkar.

Arjun Kapoor does a paradigm shift in ‘India’s Most Wanted’!

Arjun Kapoor the scion of the other Juhu Kapoor family recently has not a much happy time at the box-office but he is very upbeat about his forthcoming film 'India's Most Wanted'.

Truly a chip off the old bock!

Zoya Akhtar who has been ahead of her times with films has given cult classics with Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Dil Dhadakne Do, Lust Stories and Gully Boy, and given the track of her career, definitely has the most celebrated films to her credit.

Siddhant Chaturvedi turns Brand Ambassador

Actor Siddhanth Chaturvedi, who made his debut in Bollywood with Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy with Ranveer Singh in the lead is ruling the charts as the nation's current heartthrob.

Gully Beat app’s found an amazing talent

After creating a frenzy with his much awaited Aafat Waapas with the Gully Beat app, Naezy aka Naved Shaikh not only has taken the internet by storm with his iconic catchy lyrics but now the Gully Beat app has found another talent, who is none other a woman who raps her heart out.

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