/Tag: Bollywood

Vidya Balan on tuning into a Human Computer

2020-09-24T11:26:04+00:00September 24th, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

National Award-winning actress Vidya Balan has played some of the most iconic roles over her 15 years in the Indian film industry. It is no surprise then that the Bollywood actress was writer-director Anu Menon’s first choice to play India’s mathematical genius – Shakuntala Devi, fondly known as the Human Computer for her mathematical prowess.

Film Review: Shakuntala Devi – Human Computer

2020-09-21T09:44:50+00:00September 21st, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Mathematics and motherhood lie at the heart of this Amazon Prime release, a biopic on the life of India’s Guinness World Record winning genius played by the immensely versatile Vidya Balan. The gaze is quite specific as the film is viewed through the lens of the daughter of the world-famous personality, portrayed on screen by Sanya Malhotra.

Bollywood actor Boman Irani clocks online screenwriting session milestone

2020-09-21T02:46:10+00:00September 18th, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Bollywood star Boman Irani embarked upon a unique endeavour to break down the craft of cinema for brilliant minds of all ages. The multifaceted actor, who is known for his path-breaking performances in box-office hits such as ‘3 Idiots’ and ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’, got drawn to storytelling and devised “Spiral Bound”, a series of screenwriting workshops for eager learners. This new initiative launched during the Covid-19 lockdown hit a milestone this week when it clocked 150 online screenwriting sessions.

Film Review – Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

2020-09-07T13:13:02+00:00September 7th, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Scripted by ‘Dangal’ co-writer Nikhil Mehrotra and directed by debutant Sharan Sharma, ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ joins a growing trend of Bollywood biopics. Thankfully, movie mogul Karan Johar sheds his usual excesses to produce a measured and inspirational look at the story of India’s first female Air Force pilot in combat.