Bollywood actor, director and filmmaker Aamir Khan has been roped in to front the campaign for one of India’s leading EdTech start-ups and live online tutoring platforms, Vedantu.
At a time when India’s Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is actively investigating a drugs nexus in Bollywood, actor Raveena Tandon welcomed a “clean up” of the industry as it would help future generations.
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.
What would a man do when he is informed about the sudden demise of his young daughter? As his world comes crashing down, the loving father is troubled with a barrage of questions that his intellect can't answer about his daughter's untimely demise.
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 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.
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.
Actor Ayushmann Khurrana who is all set to play a cross-functional athlete in his next film, on Wednesday revealed that he has started undergoing a physical transformation for the Abhishek Kapoor directorial.
Indian filmmaker Tanuja Chandra is among the Bollywood headliners, alongside famed lyricist-poets Javed Akhtar and Gulzar, of a first-of-its-kind virtual Urdu festival being hosted in Britain for the Indian diaspora.
Well-known Bollywood actor Dimple Kapadia is the Indian connection in the latest Christopher Nolan mega Hollywood release alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kenneth Branagh and Michael Caine.