In one of the early conversations between the lovers in Shashank Khaitan's "Dhadak", Parthavi (Janhvi Kapoor) tells Madhukar (Ishaan Khatter) he’ll have to prepare meals when they get married. "And put a little less ghee on the rotis. I want to stay slim," she says.
Film-maker Shashank Khaitan knew there would be no pleasing everyone when he decided to remake "Sairat", the biggest hit in Marathi cinema. The 36-year-old director said he was braced for criticism and it didn’t deter him from making the film he wanted.
Janhvi Kapoor's Bollywood debut is highly anticipated even by the standard for children of movie stars in the Hindi film industry. Her mother, actress Sridevi’s sudden death in February also piqued interest in the 21-year-old, who plays the lead in the upcoming romantic drama “Dhadak” (Heartbeat), a remake of the hugely successful Marathi film “Sairat”.
Shaad Ali's "Soorma" (Warrior), based on hockey player Sandeep Singh's life does one thing right. Its makers picked the right story, one replete with sports movie tropes of highs and lows, triumphs and let-downs.
Diljit Dosanjh is a huge star in his native Punjab. The singer and actor also has a sporadic presence in Bollywood – he appeared in Abhishek Chaubey’s “Udta Punjab” in 2016 and in Anshai Lal’s “Phillauri” in 2017. This year, he plays the lead role in Shaad Ali’s biopic of hockey player Sandeep Singh, who recovered from a freak shooting accident to captain India.
The Indian film industry, best known for its song-and-dance sequences and over-the-top melodrama, has the potential to emerge as a global content exporter for Netflix, a top company official said.
Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre said on Wednesday she has been diagnosed with "high-grade cancer".
NEW DELHI India said on Sunday people whose names are missing from a list of citizens to be issued by a border state this month will not be detained, amid concerns that Muslims will be targeted under the guise of detecting illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.