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Stellar rise of special star Shefali Shah

Noted actress discusses her impactful work in Darlings and Delhi Crime Whether it is film, television, or a hard-hitting web series, Shefali Shah has carved out a fearsome reputation for choosing strong material and making every role she portrays memorable. The critically acclaimed actress once again shows off her impressive…

RRR: Variety picks Jr NTR for Oscars’ Best Actor prediction;…

It has been more than four months since the release of SS Rajamouli's RRR, but the epic period drama is still winning audiences' hearts not just in India but all across the world. The film reached a wider audience after it was released on Netflix weeks after its theatrical release.…

‘I’d like Nayanthara to narrate Devi Vishwakumar’s life in Never…

After the huge success of Season 1 and Season 2, Netflix dropped Never Have I Ever Season 3 on August 12. The show has a solid fanbase across the globe and fans had been waiting for Season 3 with bated breath. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who plays an Indian-American teenager, Devi Vishwakumar,…

Johnny Depp’s look as King Louis XV revealed in Netflix’s…

Johnny Depp is set to wow audiences yet again with his new film, Jeanne Du Barry. His first look as King Louis XV of France in Jeanne Du Barry, his first film role since his defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard, has been revealed by Why Not Productions. The actor,…

‘Never Have I Ever’ star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan appears on Jimmy…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan looked like a million bucks as she posed for pictures on the sets of 'Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon'. Maitreyi is one of the guests on one of the most popular American late-night talk shows - 'The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon'. She will be seen promoting her upcoming…

Indian Matchmaking’s Sima Taparia thinks Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas…

The second season of Indian Matchmaking is out now and, as expected, has managed to grab audiences’ attention yet again. The new season of the show also features returning cast members, including Aparna Shewakramani, Pradhyuman Maloo, and Nadia Jagessar. Available to watch on Netflix since Wednesday, the show has already…

My top 10 films – Sarmad Masud

Ace British filmmaker Sarmad Masud has directed diverse projects that range from acclaimed movie My Pure Land to hit TV drama serial You Don’t Know Me, which is available now on Netflix. Eastern Eye found out more about the creative talent by getting him to pick his 10 favourite films.…

Rejoice ‘Indian Matchmaking’ fans, Sima Aunty is back!

Actor Sima Taparia is back again as Mumbai matchmaker in the Netflix original 'Indian Matchmaking', which is returning for a second season. Sima Taparia gained fame and popularity right after the show dropped in 2020 and two years later she is back again! After receiving a lot of love and…

‘I love every character I’ve played but DCP Vartika Chaturvedi…

Shefali Shah, who has been receiving glowing reviews for her performance in Netflix’s latest release Darlings, is now awaiting the premiere of the second season of her International Emmy-winning show Delhi Crime. Directed by Richie Mehta, Delhi Crime premiered on Netflix in 2020 and turned out to be an instant…

Court orders Kevin Spacey to pay a whopping $31M to…

A judge on Thursday ordered that Kevin Spacey and his production companies must pay the makers of House of Cards nearly US$31 million for alleged sexual misconduct that led to his unceremonious exit from the popular Netflix series and dented his once high-flying career. Before getting booted out from House…

Alia Bhatt meets her Darlings

THE ACTRESS TURNED PRODUCER STARTS A NEW CHAPTER A critically acclaimed role in Gangubai Kathiawadi, a notable guest appearance in record-breaking film RRR, and signing her first Hollywood film have turned 2022 into a great professional year for Alia Bhatt. The year gets more special this week with new film…

Heartstopper star Yasmin Finney wants to become ‘the first trans…

Yasmin Finney, known for her well-received performance in Netflix’s coming-of-age LGBTQ-themed series Heartstopper, says that she hopes to become the first ever trans Bond girl after expressing her love for the spy franchise. “I love James Bond films. Every film I’ve seen, I’ve always thought, ‘I’d love to be that…

Henry Cavill in talks to make his MCU debut; here’s…

Hollywood superstar Henry Cavill, who is best known for playing the role of Superman in the DCEU, is reportedly in advanced talks to make his thunderous Marvel Cinematic Universe debut. Yes, you read that absolutely right! The MCU is set to continue expanding into Phases Four and Five. There are…

What is Digital Transformation?

A strategy to reinvent businesses around the globe, Digital Transformation no longer remains a choice but has become a necessity to survive. When choosing between innovation or extinction, you know what’s the right choice to make. Digital transformation is about creating an entirely new business model and redefining the entire…

Alia Bhatt on filming Heart of Stone amid pregnancy and…

Alia Bhatt is on a roll these days! After the humongous success of Gangubai Kathiawadi and RRR, she is gearing up for her next release Darlings, which is set to stream on August 5 directly on Netflix, skipping theatrical release. Apart from some high-profile Bollywood films in her kitty, Bhatt…

Netflix sues ‘The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical’ creators for infringement

The team behind an unofficial 'Bridgerton' musical has been sued for infringement by Netflix in a Washington, DC US District Court. According to Variety, Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, the signwriting team behind the project, initially developed the musical on social media. The duo went on to score the No.…

SS Rajamouli feels ‘honoured’ as Russo Brothers call him ‘great’…

The Russo Brothers, who are presently riding high on the worldwide success of their latest film The Gray Man, recently sat down in a special interaction to discuss RRR, an Indian period action drama. Helmed by SS Rajamouli, the film has received an overwhelming response from some of the best…

Who will be the new James Bond after Daniel Craig?…

Who will be the next James Bond after Daniel Craig, is the question that is probably on everybody’s mind. A number of names have cropped up over the months but the makers are yet to sign anyone who steps into the shoes of the iconic character. From established actors like…

Martin Scorsese to collaborate again with Leonardo DiCaprio for a…

Ace Hollywood director Martin Scorsese is all set to collaborate once again with actor Leonardo DiCaprio for another Apple digital film 'The Wager'. According to Variety, Scorsese is attached to direct an adaptation of New Yorker journalist David Grann's upcoming nonfiction book "The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and…

Oppenheimer Teaser: Cillian Murphy is the man who moved the…

Universal has dropped a teaser for its upcoming Oppenheimer, directed by celebrated filmmaker Christopher Nolan who last helmed the 2020 Tenet. In the film, Cillian Murphy plays J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the fathers of the atomic bomb. The film is set for its theatrical bow almost exactly a year…

Stranger Things actor Jamie Campbell opens up about his sobriety…

British actor and singer Jamie Campbell of 'Stranger Things' fame recently opened up about his journey to sobriety, saying "each day is a chance to start again. Atone for mistakes and grow." According to E! News, Campbell took to Twitter and shared a deeply personal message on Twitter. It read,…

Vir Das: Most Wanted comedy star

Vir Das discusses his new show and UK tour Unstoppable Indian star Vir Das has been blazing a trail of comedy fire across the globe with red-hot stand-up shows powered by joked-fuelled bombs and explosive observations. By combining humour with a surgical-like dissection of life, love, relatable situations, politics and…

Confirmed: The Gray Man sequel and spin-off in the works…

Helmed by the famous Russo Brothers, The Gray Man has turned out to be a massive blockbuster. After a limited theatrical release, the film premiered on Netflix on July 22 and broke several viewership records. Buoyed up by the thunderous response that the film has received from the audience, Netflix…

Why did Alia Bhatt invite Shah Rukh Khan for a…

Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt brought smiles to their fans' faces with their warm Twitter exchange recently. On Monday, Alia, who co-produced 'Darlings' with Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment, unveiled the film's trailer and wrote about how 'excited, nervous, thrilled, emotional' she was as the project marks her…

Kevin Feige responds to Ryan Gosling’s wish to play Ghost…

Hollywood star Ryan Gosling is presently basking in the worldwide success of his latest film The Gray Man, directed by the Russo Brothers for the streaming media giant Netflix. While promoting the film earlier this month, Gosling told Happy Sad Confused podcast host Josh Horowitz that he would like to…

Gwyneth Paltrow reveals meaning behind vagina-scented candles, deets inside

The "Se7en" actor Gwyneth Paltrow who made buzz after her vagina-scented candles, recently shared the meaning behind the most attention-seeking products from her lifestyle brand-Goop. In an interview with TODAY on Sunday, Paltrow shared her journey from career pivot from Oscar-winning actress to the CEO of Goop, the lifestyle brand…

Ranveer Singh lands in legal trouble over his nude photoshoot…

Ranveer Singh has been the talk of the town ever since his pictures from his nude photoshoot went viral. While his fans went gaga over the photoshoot, there is a section of people who were not impressed by Ranveer's bold experimentation with his look. On Monday, an application was filed…

l’ll be upset if Ranbir doesn’t take me as producer…

Bollywood star Alia Bhatt on Monday said she would love to produce the directorial debut of her actor-husband Ranbir Kapoor and would be "upset" if he doesn't ask her to be part of the project. During the promotions of his latest release "Shamshera", Kapoor had reportedly expressed a desire to…

Brave and Unapologetic: Bollywood applauds Ranveer as he goes naked…

On Thursday, Ranveer Singh broke the internet as he went naked for a photo shoot for Paper magazine. In the photos, Ranveer is seen posing on a Turkish rug, wearing nothing but his birthday suit! The pictures for the shoot went viral before Ranveer uploaded them on his Instagram account.…

Emmy Award-winning Netflix series Delhi Crime returns with Season 2;…

After receiving a thunderous response and record viewership for Delhi Crime in 2019, Netflix is gearing up to launch the second season of the Emmy Award-winning series. Shefali Shah is back as DCP Vartika Chaturvedi to take on a new threat. In addition to Shah, the much-loved series also stars…

Ranveer Singh sends internet into meltdown as he goes naked…

There is nothing that Ranveer Singh cannot do. The actor knows the art of making heads turn and commanding people’s attention well. Days after featuring in an exciting episode of Netflix’s Ranveer vs Wild with Bear Grylls, the Bajirao Mastani (2015) actor has now grabbed headlines for baring it all…

‘The British live in denial about their past’: Netizens school…

Helmed by visionary Indian filmmaker SS Rajamouli, RRR has emerged as one of the most loved Indian films ever made. Ever since its premiere on Netflix after a great run in cinemas, fans, filmmakers, and screenwriters from all across the world have been heaping praises on the lavishly mounted film.…

Aamir Khan makes up for missing The Gray Man premiere…

Set to land on Netflix on July 22, The Gray Man is one of the most-talked-about films in recent times. The American action thriller has created a lot of buzz around the world. Indians are especially looking forward to the premiere of the film as it stars their beloved actor…

‘Long tradition of storytelling in India, not being able to…

The Indian film industry churns out the maximum number of films in the world. These films are made in several popular Indian languages spoken throughout the country. There are several successful film-producing industries within the Indian film industry, including Bollywood, Tollywood, Kollywood, and Mollywood. Together these industries produce over 2000…

Bridgerton Season 3: Everything you need to know about Regé-jean…

All Bridgerton fans, rejoice! Your favourite period drama is going to be back soon on Netflix. Netflix took to its official Instagram account to share the news with fans along with a video. The team has announced that shooting for the third season o the show has begun. Not only…

Doesn’t make sense at this time to call me or…

At a time when lines between film industries are fading, superstar Dhanush believes people should not attach regional identities to actors. The National Award winner, who features in director duo Joe Russo and Anthony Russo's much-awaited action spectacle "The Gray Man", said efforts must be made to produce movies as…

Check out what Karan Johar has to say about Alia…

Alia Bhatt proudly calls Karan Johar her 'mentor, father figure and best friend'. Even for Karan, Alia's one of his 'family'. The bond the two share is quite special and their fans love it. As Alia turns producer with the upcoming film 'Darlings', many stars sent her wishes. But, of…

Dhanush: Tamil cinema’s power player

All you need to know about the superstar’s incredible life and fascinating career It will be a double delight for Dhanush this week. The popular actor makes his Hollywood debut in action film The Gray Man, which has a Netflix premiere on July 22, and then celebrates his 39th birthday…

Manish Naggdev: Focused on the craft

Versatile actor Manish Naggdev has played a variety of roles across his career in acclaimed drama serials that include Banoo Main Teri Dulhann, Rehna Hai Teri Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein, Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi, Dil Se Diya Vachan, Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon and Begusarai. He is very…

Ryan Gosling shares what partner Eva Mendes thinks about him…

Hollywood star Ryan Gosling is presently busy promoting his next The Gray Man, directed by the Russo Brothers. The actor is leaving no stone unturned to promote the film ahead of its grand premiere on July 22 on Netflix. He was recently on The One Show where he was asked…

‘Felt I had a responsibility now that the West is…

Dhanush is one of the most-loved actors in India. He has several notable films to his credit. Apart from delivering a series of blockbusters in Tamil cinema, he has worked in some Bollywood films as well, including Raanjhanaa and Atrangi Re. The actor, who previously made his Hollywood debut with…

Chef Asma Khan confronts diners after they refused to be…

PROMINENT British Asian chef Asma Khan confronted a group of diners at her restaurant after they refused to be served by a black waitress, according to a report. The incident took place at Khan's Darjeeling Express restaurant in London's Covent Garden. When an Asian Indian family told a waitress they…

Russo Brothers on Netflix allocating a massive budget of $200…

Anthony and Joe Russo are known for making films that boast of grandeur and opulence. Whenever the filmmaker duo is behind the camera helming a project, fans expect nothing but grandness in plenty. The Russo Brothers are presently busy promoting their much-talked-about film The Grey Man, which they wrote, directed,…

‘It’s 100 per cent clear that he is gay and…

American actor Noah Schnapp of Stranger Things fame has set the record straight about his character Will Byers' sexuality on the show. According to People magazine, over the show's four-season run, fans have questioned whether Will is gay, some are even criticizing the Netflix series for not explicitly stating the…

Dhanush thinks his sons ‘completely stole the show’ at The…

Dhanush, who will next be seen in Russo Brothers' The Gray Man suited up in style for the film's premiere which was held in Los Angeles. Wearing a tuxedo, the actor walked the red carpet in the company of his two sons - Yathra and Linga. All suited up, both…

Kevin Spacey due in UK court again to face sexual…

Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey was on Thursday due to make his latest British courtroom appearance after he was charged last month with sexually assaulting three men and granted unconditional bail. The 62-year-old star, who last faced a UK court over the four counts of sexual assault on June 16, was…

Emmy nominations 2022: Here’s what you need to know about…

The Emmy Awards nominations for the year 2022 have been announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, with the HBO drama Succession leading the pack with 25 nominations. It was followed by Ted Lasso and The White Lotus with 20 nods apiece. Comedy series Hacks and Only Murders…

Priyanka Chopra Jonas: India’s global superstar

Forty magical moments from the life and career of Priyanka Chopra Jonas A path-breaking global career has turned Priyanka Chopra Jonas into perhaps the most famous Indian celebrity on the planet. From her stunning Miss World win to becoming a frontline Bollywood star and then cracking Hollywood, she has blazed…

Squid Game continues its winning streak; becomes first non-English show…

Squid Game's winning streak continues! The South Korean drama has become the first non-English series to be nominated for multiple Emmys. Squid Game earned a total of 14 Emmy nominations, including for Outstanding Drama Series. Star Lee Jung-jae got a nod for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, while…

Matchmaker Sima Taparia returns with second season of Netflix’s controversial…

Matchmaking season is back as popular matchmaker Sima Taparia has announced the renewal of the second season of streaming platform Netflix's Indian Matchmaking. "Matchmaking is my passion, and it's a joy to share my work with audiences around the world for giving a me lot of love and respect. Sima…

How To Build A Sex Room: New Netflix series explores…

Netflix's new original reality show How To Build A Sex Room features luxury interior designer Melanie Rose, who helps young couples intensify their intimate moments by designing their bedrooms as per their sexual desires. In the eight-episode-long season, Melanie interviews different couples at their house about their sensual fantasies and…

Dhanush’s response to how he landed his part in The…

The Gray Man by the Russo Brothers is one of the most-awaited films of 2022. Film enthusiasts all over the world are eagerly waiting for the premiere of the film. Indians are also very excited as the film also stars National Award-winning actor Dhanush in a pivotal role, alongside the…

Amazon Prime’s new series will centre around disgraced ‘King of…

Controversial journalist Mazher Mahmood, who exposed many celebrities but ended up in jail himself for breaching the law, will be the subject of a new series on Amazon Prime.Mahmood, who had won several awards for investigative journalism, would often disguise himself as a rich Arab man because of which he…

Chris Evans comes out in defense of Anthony Mackie playing…

Hollywood actor Chris Evans has come out in defense of Anthony Mackie playing 'Captain America' in the upcoming Marvel installments of the franchise and said "Sam Wilson is Captain America." According to The Hollywood Reporter, after it was revealed that Captain America 4 is in the works, the outlet announced…

Russo Brothers to visit India to attend Indian premiere of…

Director duo Joe and Anthony Russo will be in India for the premiere of their upcoming Netflix film The Gray Man, the streamer said earlier today. The filmmakers, known for Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, will join Dhanush at the event to be held here. The Russo…

Nimrat Kaur opens up on ‘age tagging’ in showbiz and…

Nimrat Kaur was most recently seen in Maddock Films and Jio Studios’ Dasvi, which had a direct-to-digital premiere on Netflix, skipping theatrical release. The actress received a positive response from critics and audiences for her power-packed performance in the film. The actress recently opened up about her weight loss journey…

Anthony Mackie onboards Captain America 4; Julius Onah set to…

Julius Onah, director of The Cloverfield Paradox and Luce, is set to helm the fourth Captain America movie, starring Anthony Mackie and building on the events from the 2021 Disney+ series, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. According to Variety, the screenplay is being written by staff writer Dalan Musson…

Alia Bhatt says ‘thank you’ to co-star Gal Gadot as…

Alia Bhatt announced the wrap of her debut Hollywood film, Heart of Stone, and shared a few pictures from the set on her social media. The actor co-stars with Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan in Tom Harper's upcoming spy thriller that will stream on Netflix. On Friday, the Gangubai Kathiawadi…

Kareena, Karisma, Amrita, and Natasha enjoying fun-filled vacation in London…

Kareena Kapoor Khan and her girl gang have dished out 'Sex and the City' vibes with their latest outing in London. Kareena, sister Karisma Kapoor, Amrita Arora, and Natasha Poonawalla hit the streets of London in style. Taking to Instagram, Kareena dropped a stunning picture with her BFFs, which has…

Netflix to co-produce and stream Johnny Depp’s next film King…

Here is a great piece of news for all those fans of Johnny Depp who were curious to know about the actor’s next project following his high-profile defamation suit against ex-wife Amber Heard, and what he claimed was a wider boycott by Hollywood studios. Netflix is set to co-produce and…

Julia Quinn and Shonda Rhimes join forces for Bridgerton prequel…

Authors Julia Quinn and Shonda Rhimes are collaborating on a Bridgerton prequel novel based on the upcoming Netflix spinoff series following Queen Charlotte's rise to power. The book's release date is set to coincide with the premiere of the show. According to Deadline, the Bridgerton prequel tells the story of…

Stranger Things fans rejoice, makers unveil plans for spinoff series…

Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer have unveiled plans for a spinoff series of their blockbuster hit Netflix show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project, details of which are being kept under wraps, is but one of five projects the siblings have unveiled as part of their nine-figure…

‘Wow, that’s somebody I want to be around,’ says Stranger…

Stranger Things actor Jim Hopper, aka David Harbour, spilled the beans on the exact moment he realized his now-wife, Lily Allen, was "the one" for him. In an interview with the GQ magazine, Harbour revealed that when he was in London while shooting for the film, 'Black Widow' he went…

Chris Evans joins Emily Blunt to headline Netflix’s Pain Hustlers

Hollywood star Chris Evans is all set to join Emily Blunt in Netflix’s Pain Hustlers. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Evans is best known for playing Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger, but he is expanding his career in Hollywood now that…

Stranger Things 4 crosses one billion viewing hours; becomes second…

Stranger Things season 4 has entered an elite Netflix club. According to the streamer's internal tracking, the show's global watching reached the billion-hour threshold after the release of the final two episodes of the season on July 1. It is the first television series in the English language and the…

Netizens troll Resul Pookutty as he calls RRR a ‘gay…

After filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has also called SS Rajamouli’s epic action-drama RRR a ‘gay love story.’ Pookutty, who is known to have worked on a series of notable films over the years, also had a few words to say about Alia Bhatt, who was…

‘Ms Marvel song ‘Aye Khuda’ is a composition I did…

Music composer Atif Afzal believes every song has its own journey and something similar happened with “Aye Khuda”, one of his two tracks for the Disney+ series “Ms Marvel” which was originally supposed to be part of a film starring Salman Khan. Ten years ago, Mumbai-born Afzal almost got his…

Do you ask a male cricketer who their favourite female…

With a common goal of equal recognition for women in their career, much like her current on-screen avatar as Mithali Raj, actor Taapsee Pannu says she plunged into her hardest role of the former Indian women's cricket team captain in the biopic Shabaash Mithu. Regarded as one of the greatest…

Stranger Things 4 breaks Nielsen streaming record; racks up 7.2…

One additional record for Stranger Things is not all that surprising given the others it has previously broken at the start of its fourth season. But the Netflix series has now passed a significant milestone and breaks Nielsen Streaming Record. According to Nielsen, Stranger Things racked up 7.2 billion minutes…

Stranger Things star Winona Ryder opens up on her break-up…

Winona Ryder, one of the leading Hollywood actresses from the 90s, who can currently be seen in Netflix’s globally successful streaming show Stranger Things, recently opened up about the dark phase she had to face after breaking up with Johnny Depp. For those not in the know, Ryder and Depp…

‘At the moment, we can’t do anything that is remotely…

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has several notable films to his credit, including Dev D, Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1, Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2, and Manmarziyaan. He has always chosen subjects that other filmmakers generally avoid attempting. However, Kashyap feels that nowadays filmmakers are “dealing with a kind of…

‘There is no wrong or right way to be gay’:…

Lee Rodriguez became a household name after playing the character of Fabiola Torres and exploring her sexuality in Netflix’s breakout series Never Have I Ever. Talking to a publication, the 22-year-old actress said that there’s “no wrong or right way” to be gay. Rodriguez is otherwise known as the shy,…

Emma Roberts joins the cast of Sony Pictures-Marvel Studios superhero…

American Horror Story star Emma Roberts is the latest addition to the cast of the upcoming superhero film Madame Web, headlined by Dakota Johnson. The film hails from Sony Pictures which is developing multiple projects to expand its Spider-Man universe, billed as the Sony Universe of Marvel Characters. According to…

Ranveer Singh on making his digital debut with Bear Grylls:…

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh is all set to make his digital debut with Netflix India's first interactive show, Ranveer Vs Wild With Bear Grylls. On Friday, Netflix India dropped a new trailer of Ranveer Vs Wild With Bear Grylls, an adventure-based show, which will premiere on July 8. At the…

Saif Ali Khan is on a shopping spree in UK,…

Kareena Kapoor Khan's latest Instagram post is proof of the fact that she is having loads of fun vacationing with her family in the UK. Taking to the social media application, Kareena dropped a picture of her husband Saif Ali Khan from the streets of the UK. In the image,…

Rowan Atkinson explains the main purpose of a joke, says…

British actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson defended the act of comedy, sharing that the main purpose of a joke is 'to offend' or have the 'potential to offend'. Taking a stand against 'cancel culture', which is the practice of engaging in mass cancelling to show disapproval of something, Atkinson in…

Twerking in a Hijab: Mandana Karimi reacts after facing severe…

Mandana Karimi was at the receiving end of criticism for posting an Instagram Reel wearing a Hijab. The actress was seen twerking and dancing as she was recorded on camera in a mall. It was all probably a part of the shoot but the actress was dressed in a burqa…

‘Feels like my first film again and I’m really excited,’…

Actor Anushka Sharma has returned to film sets after almost three years (given the pandemic and her maternity break) with Chakda Xpress and she could not be happier. "It feels like my first film again and I'm really excited to start this journey with Chakda Xpress, a film that I…

Bradley Cooper reveals he was mocked by a famous director…

Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper revealed that he was mocked by a famous director for having seven Oscar nominations. In a recent podcast, Cooper said the incident occurred when Cooper attended a party after the award season of his film, A Star Is Born. The director who mocked The Hangover star…

Meghan Markle supporters retort at Buckingham Palace leaked ‘bullying’ report,…

SUPPORTERS of Meghan Markle have come out in support of The Duchess of Sussex after a report claiming that she was investigated by some members of the Buckingham Palace in lieu of her allegedly bullying a staff of the Palace was leaked. According to the report, Markle was responsible for…

Stranger Things actor Joe Quinn spills the beans on this…

British actor Joe Quinn, whose performance in Stranger Things was praised, has revealed a couple of tantalising insights about the highly-anticipated season four finale. According to Deadline, Quinn's character Eddie Munson, who first appeared at the beginning of the fourth season as the big-haired metalhead who runs the Hellfire Club…

‘It is gratifying that a streaming show has legacy value,’…

“If my characters are allowed to change, why can't I,” asks filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, arguing that he would not have been able to write the dark and brooding She without the effervescent Jab We Met. The second season of She, which explores the seamy underbelly of Mumbai through the eyes…

‘I have to admit I feel really moved by it…

Almost 37 years after its release, Running Up That Hill by enigmatic British songstress Kate Bush finally hit the top of the UK charts on Friday thanks to the Netflix series Stranger Things. The song has enjoyed a renaissance globally after featuring in the hit sci-fi horror series. The hit…

Ms Marvel dances to Kajol’s iconic song ‘Mere Khwabon Mein,’…

Iman Vellani is presently basking in the success of her Marvel Studios’ series Ms Marvel wherein she plays the character of Kamala Khan. The show that premiered earlier this month has been garnering good response from various quarters. Besides its engrossing content, the show has been making the headline for…

Guy Ritchie set to helm live-action remake of Hercules; Russo…

Guy Ritchie, who directed Disney's Aladdin, is set to direct the upcoming live-action adaptation of the 1997 classic Hercules. According to a publication, Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo's AGBO is producing the project, which has enlisted action specialist Dave Callaham to write the first script. Additional writers are…

Kevin Spacey denies sexual assault charges in UK court, gets…

Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey on Thursday "strenuously" denied claims that he sexually assaulted three men, as the US star appeared in a London court to face charges. Deputy Chief Magistrate Tan Ikram granted him unconditional bail until the next hearing, set for 9:30 am (0830 GMT) on July 14 at…

I was so lost and I was addicted to cocaine:…

Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper, in a recent podcast, opened up about his addiction to substance abuse when he was terminated from the action-thriller series 'Alias' in the early 2000s. "I was so lost and I was addicted to cocaine -- that was the other thing. I severed my Achilles tendon…

Netflix seeks recruits for real-life Squid Game

Want to play Squid Game for real? Netflix is looking for recruits to compete for millions of dollars -- and even promises not to have you violently murdered if you lose. "With the largest cast in reality TV history, 456 real players will enter the game in pursuit of a…

Netflix officially greenlights Squid Game season 2

Streaming service Netflix has officially renewed its hit Korean survival drama series Squid Game for a second season with writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk promising fans that “a whole new round is coming”. Hwang also revealed that Song Gi-hun aka player no 456, played by Lee Jung-jae, and The Front Man, a…

Rowan Atkinson says Mr Bean was ‘a narcissistic anarchist’

British actor, comedian and writer Rowan Atkinson, who created and played the iconic role of Mr Bean, has stated that according to him the character was a "self-centred, narcissistic anarchist."As per Deadline, Atkinson's depiction of the modern-day Charlie Chaplin has amassed more than 11 billion views on YouTube alone. He…

Gangubai Kathiawadi emerges as the most-watched Indian film on Netflix,…

Helmed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022) has managed to find the top spot on Netflix's most-watched Indian film after making its debut on the streaming platform on April 26. Fronted by Alia Bhatt, the period drama entered theatres on February 25. It is loosely based on Hussain Zaidi's…

Ranveer vs Wild: Ranveer Singh come together with Bear Grylls…

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, who is known for his energetic persona and impactful onscreen performances, is all set to go on a wild ride with the king of the Wild - Bear Grylls in India's first interactive adventure special Ranveer VS Wild with Bear Grylls, which will exclusively stream on Netflix…

Jake Schreier onboard to direct Marvel Studios’ Thunderbolts

Thunderbolts, a film based on a team of supervillains in the Marvel comics, is in early development at Marvel Studios. According to Deadline, Paper Towns helmer Jake Schreier is attached to direct the movie. Black Widow writer Eric Pearson will pen the film, with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige attached…

Russo Brothers heap praises on Dhanush, say ‘he is fantastic…

National Film Award-winning actor Dhanush currently has multiple projects at various stages of development, one of them being the Hollywood biggie The Gray Man. Helmed by the Russo Brothers, the upcoming film marks Dhanush’s debut in Hollywood. Releasing first in theatres before landing on Netflix, the actioner has several high-profile…

Netflix sets premiere date for She season 2

The second season of the Imtiaz Ali-created crime drama She will start streaming from June 17, Netflix announced Wednesday. The series follows Bhumika, played by Aaditi Pohankar, a timid Mumbai constable who realises the potential of her dormant sexuality when she goes undercover to expose a drug ring. Netflix India…

‘Her journey has definitely left an impression on my soul:’…

Actor Huma Qureshi on Tuesday said she has completed filming her next Tarla, a biopic on noted food writer and chef Tarla Dalal. The film marks the directorial debut of writer Piyush Gupta, a longtime collaborator of Nitesh Tiwari who has worked with the filmmaker on hits such as Dangal…

What’s written in Salman Khan’s threat letter? Read inside

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and his father, veteran screenwriter Salim Khan have received an anonymous letter, threatening to kill them, Mumbai Police informed the media on Sunday. An FIR has been filed at Bandra police station against an unknown person in the case and a further probe is currently underway.…

Platinum Jubilee celebrations come to a close: What happens next…

While millions watched the Platinum Jubilee festivities to thank Queen Elizabeth and reflect on her 70 years on the British throne, for the monarchy itself, the four-day celebrations have also very much been about looking to the future.From parades in London and a party outside Buckingham Palace to a Service…

Here’s why Masaba Gupta did not want to look into…

Masaba Gupta is known for her outspokenness. She is not the one who fears expressing her views. The ace fashion designer, who is also an actor now, recently opened up on her struggle with acne since she was a teenager. On Friday, Gupta took to her Instagram handle and dropped…

Cheers and some jeers as Prince Harry and Meghan return…

CHEERS greeted Prince Harry and his wife Meghan outside St Paul's Cathedral on Friday (3) as they made their first public appearance in Britain for two years. But opinions were split among the throng of fans waiting at the London landmark to catch a glimpse of the royals, reflecting a…

‘They’re gay and in love:’ Western audience dubs SS Rajamouli’s…

Toplined by Jr. NTR and Ram Charan, SS Rajamouli’s RRR (2022) is one of the most successful films that Indian cinema has delivered in recent years. The Telugu-language period drama, which hit the marquee on March 24, debuted on Netflix on May 20. And ever since its Netflix premiere, film…

Harry and Meghan keep low profile at Queen’s Jubilee parade

ON a rare visit from California, the couple watched the queen's birthday parade, the Trooping the Colour, from a building overlooking the parade ground, a short distance from Buckingham Palace. The Daily Mail and The Sun tabloids published grainy photographs of Meghan, 40, wearing a broad-rimmed straw hat with a…

‘All good things have to come to an end:’ Maitreyi…

The global success of the Netflix series Never Have I Ever catapulted Maitreyi Ramakrishnan to overnight fame. Her portrayal of Devi Vishwakumar in Mindy Kaling’s series earned her praises from various corners. After the thunderous success of the first two seasons, Ramakrishnan is presently busy filming for the next two…

Stranger Things 4 dethrones Bridgerton 2 to become the most…

Stranger Things 4 has taken back its title as Netflix’s most-watched English-language series from Bridgerton 2. The fourth season of Stranger Things premieres in two chunks; the first volume of seven episodes debuted on May 27 and the final two episodes will start streaming on July 1. Season 4 volume…

Bridgerton actor Ruby Barker discharged after hospitalisation due to mental…

Ruby Barker, best known for playing Marina Thompson in the hit Netflix series Bridgerton, said she has been discharged from the hospital following a mental health scare. The 25-year-old actor last week shared a video on Instagram saying that she was “taking a little break” after she was hospitalised due…

Anushka Sharma to land in UK to shoot a 30-day…

Last seen in filmmaker Aanand L Rai’s Zero (2018) opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has started filming for her much-anticipated movie Chakda Xpress. The actress had been preparing to slide into the skin of her character for several months now. She always made sure to share…

Success has helped me find my voice: Kiara Advani

Actor Kiara Advani says early rejections and recent successes Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 and Shershaah have given her a sense of clarity about the kind of films she wants to be a part of. The actor made her debut in 2014 with Fugly and featured in films like MS Dhoni: The…

Here’s why MCU star Patton Oswalt said RRR director SS…

It has been more than two months since SS Rajamouli’s RRR (2022) hit theatres worldwide, but the film still continues to garner truckloads of appreciation from all over the world. Recently, Hollywood comedian and actor Patton Oswalt heaped praises on the magnum-opus and also shared a small teaser of the…

Celebrating your adult life skills

WHEN you learned something new as a child that achievement was often commemorated in some way. Whether it was at school, in the home or with some sort of group like the scouts, that small step was given significance with a badge or certificate. Charming British film Adult Life Skills,…

Raveena Tandon on South cinema taking over Bollywood: If our…

Raveena Tandon, one of the leading ladies from the 90s, is on cloud nine ever since her recent film KGF: Chapter 2 (2022) toppled a series of records at the box office and emerged as one of the most successful commercial films ever produced by Indian cinema. Also featuring Kannada…

Netflix teams up with music maestro Ilaiyaraaja to give an…

Netflix’s Stranger Things, which premiered its first season in 2016, has attained a cult status in no time. It is one of the most-watched TV series on the streaming platform and has fans in every nook and corner of the world. After the humongous success of the previous three seasons,…

Here’s why Anushka Sharma regret not playing cricket growing up

Bollywood star Anushka Sharma is finally set to return to films after a long gap of four years. She was last seen in Aanand L Rai’s Zero (2018) alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. Sharma will stage her comeback with Netflix’s cricket-based biographical drama Chakda Xpress where she plays…

Bridgerton 2: Yet another distorted depiction of South Asian characters…

Though a lot still needs to be done, it is no longer a rare sight to see South Asians creating their own space in showbiz. Talking about South Asian actors, in particular, they are getting meatier roles to play in movies as well as TV series and are no longer…

Madhuri Dixit recalls her initial days in showbiz when people…

Madhuri Dixit was the reigning queen of Bollywood back in the 90s. She delivered a string of massive blockbusters in her heyday, including Hum Aapke Hain Koun (1994), Raja (1995), and Dil Toh Pagal Hai (1997), and cemented her position as the most sought-after actress in the industry. Having said…

Darlings: Alia Bhatt’s maiden production co-starring Shefali Shah to land…

The upcoming Bollywood film Darlings, which marks Alia Bhatt’s debut as a producer, will have a direct-to-digital premiere on Netflix, skipping a theatrical release. Bhatt, who began her acting career with Karan Johar’s college-caper Student Of The Year in 2012, today uploaded a video on Instagram wherein the cast of…

Series on Marvel superhero Daredevil in development at Disney Plus

According to reports, Disney Plus is developing a new series based on Marvel superhero Daredevil. A leading international publication reports that Covert Affairs co-creators Matt Corman and Chris Ord are already on board to write and executive produce the show. Speculations had always been rife about the Daredevil series making…

Abhay Deol: Story of a maverick

A FEW years ago, Abhay Deol admits he may have reflected on his cinema journey with a few regrets, but today that has been replaced with satisfaction of his achievements and rightly so. The maverick actor pioneered new ideas, uplifted the indie film scene in India and got projects that…

“Feel like a newcomer all over again,” says Alia Bhatt…

Alia Bhatt is set to add a new feather to her cap. After ruling Bollywood for almost a decade, she is now ready to set her foot in Hollywood with Netflix’s upcoming spy thriller Heart Of Stone, which was officially announced a couple of months ago. Bhatt on Thursday said…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui to topline American indie film Laxman Lopez

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is set to star in Laxman Lopez, an American independent production. The Christmas-themed film will be directed by Mexican filmmaker Roberto Girault, known for local hits La Leyenda Del Diamante (2017), Los Arboles Mueren de Pie (2015), and El Estudiante (2009).   Siddiqui, who is attending the 75th…

The first time I went diving, I was crying because…

PADI® is thrilled to announce an exceptional PADI AmbassaDiver™: Indian actress, singer, and PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Parineeti Chopra. “A PADI AmbassaDiver is someone who is passionate about using their force for good to encourage others to protect our blue planet,” says Kristin Valette Wirth, Chief Brand, and Membership…

Bridgerton S3 to focus on Penelope and Colin’s love story

The makers behind Netflix's hit show Bridgerton on Monday announced that the upcoming third season will explore Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) and Penelope Featherington's (Nicola Coughlan) relationship.       The details about the new season of the Regency era romance were revealed by Penelope's alter ego Lady Whitsledown in a note posted…

Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor, and Agastya Nanda to debut with…

Three popular star kids - Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor, and Agastya Nanda - are set to start their film careers with Zoya Akhtar's Netflix movie The Archies, the filmmaker announced on Saturday.      Suhana Khan and Khushi Kapoor, daughters of superstar Shah Rukh Khan and late Bollywood actor Sridevi, and Agastya…

Kareena Kapoor Khan starts filming for Sujoy Ghosh’s next

Last seen in Maddock Films’ Angrezi Medium (2020), Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor Khan on Wednesday started shooting for her upcoming film with filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh. The untitled murder mystery is based on the 2005 bestselling Japanese novel The Devotion of Suspect X by acclaimed author Keigo Higashino. In addition to…

Alia Bhatt to land in UK to film Netflix’s Heart…

Bollywood star Alia Bhatt, whose performance in her latest film Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022) received a thunderous response from critics and audiences alike, is set to make her debut in Hollywood with Netflix’s upcoming film Heart of Stone. Now, news has it that she will begin filming for the Tom Harper…

Madhuri Dixit to headline Amazon Original film Maja Maa

Prime Video on Thursday announced that Madhuri Dixit will star in the Amazon Original film Maja Maa. The actress recently made her digital debut with Netflix’s The Fame Game (2022), produced by Karan Johar under Dharmatic Entertainment.    Maja Maa will be directed by Anand Tiwari and produced by Amritpal…

Dhanush’s first look from Russo brothers’ The Gray Man unveiled

The first look of Dhanush from his upcoming Hollywood film The Gray Man is out. In the first look, the award-winning actor poses like a superhero with a fierce expression on his face. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, the film is set to start streaming on Netflix on July…

Masaba Gupta to star in Amazon Prime’s Modern Love

While the audience is waiting to see Masaba in her eponymous Netflix series Masaba Masaba, the celebrated youth icon has landed yet another high-profile streaming project. Yes, the fashionista-turned-actor will be seen in the Indian version of Amazon Prime’s widely loved anthology Modern Love. Modern Love Mumbai will have the…

Anil Kapoor on working with son Harsh Varrdhan in Netflix’s…

When it comes to working with his son Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor, Anil Kapoor says he finds it difficult to shift gears between being a father and a student of cinema, a situation he deals with by following the golden rule of "listen then react".        Starting from his first film…

Netflix announces premiere date for Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai Kathiawadi

Helmed by celebrated Hindi filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the critically and commercially successful period drama Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022) is set to premiere on Netflix on April 26, the streamer announced on Wednesday.       The Hindi film, starring Alia Bhatt in the title role, hit cinemas on February 25. It did not…

Netflix’s Queer Eye star ‘Tan France’ reveals he bleached his…

Tan France, one of the stars of Netflix’s popular makeover show Queer Eye, has revealed that he used to bleach his skin when he was younger. “I was just a child and I felt so much pressure to be lighter. The shame about my skin I experienced outside the house…

Amitabh Bachchan wishes grandson on acting debut with ‘The Archies’

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Monday said he was extremely proud as his grandson Agastya Nanda began filming for the Netflix live-action musical film The Archies, which marks his screen debut.   Son of Shweta Bachchan Nanda and businessman Nikhil Nanda, Agastya reportedly features in the Zoya Akhtar directorial as the…

‘Nimona’: Netflix acquires Riz Ahmed, Chloë Grace Moretz & Eugene…

Netflix has acquired the much-anticipated techno-medieval graphic novel adaptation Nimona after the project was scrapped following the shutdown of Blue Sky Studios amid Disney’s acquisition of Fox’s entertainment assets. The film stars Chloë Grace Moretz (Greta), Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal), and Eugene Lee Yang (Spring Bloom) in the voice…

Netflix sets May 6 to premiere Thar

Starring Anil Kapoor, Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor, and Fatima Sana Shaikh in lead roles, Netflix’s Thar will premiere on the streaming service on 6th May 2022. Set in the Western film-noir world, the upcoming film has an inerrant blend of suspense, mystery, and thrill and promises to be an immersive experience…

Nimrat Kaur: Pulling off a political act

GROWING up in different places perhaps prepared Nimrat Kaur for her great global acting career that has seen her skilfully balance work in India with high-profile international projects. That versatility has given her a diverse body of work, which ranges from super-hit Indian films like The Lunchbox and Airlift to…

Muskan Verma’s Top 10 Web/TV shows

MODEL-TURNED-ACTRESS Muskan Verma appeared in adverts and small roles in TV shows before making her big breakthrough with a starring role in acclaimed web series Inspector Avinash, which was headlined by seasoned performers Randeep Hooda and Urvashi Rautela. She has appeared in hit music videos for the songs Baarish and…

India’s Clean Slate becomes Headingley’s new principal sponsor

ACTRESS Anushka Sharma's brother Karnesh Ssharma and partner Amreesh Chandra's streaming platform Clean Slate Studioz will be the new principal sponsor at Headingley for the 2022 season. The Indian firm will also become the new Principal Partner for Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Two-year deal fills the naming-rights slot vacated by…

Why Everyone Should Use A VPN

Because VPNs can benefit everyone, those who think Virtual Private Network is only for high tech people would be completely wrong. Everyone can't take advantage of the benefits of using a VPN whether you run a large company or have a startup business Whether you travel a lot using Wi-Fi, need…

The Best Apps to Help You Keep in Touch With…

Recent research shows that 36 percent of Americans are lonely. Such loneliness is understandable in today’s world, where life is full of uncertainties. One moment you’re having the time of your life surrounded by friends and family. Next thing you know, you’re in a faraway state or country for work or…

Mindy Kaling graces the cover of Time magazine

Mindy Kaling, 42, has graced the cover of Time magazine for her media company Kaling International. The sitcom star has produced a few immensely successful projects under the banner, including Netflix’s global hit series Never Have I Ever and HBO Max’s The Sex Life Of College Girls. The magazine called…

Nushrratt Bharuccha starts filming her next Selfiee

Last seen in the Amazon Prime Video film Chhorii (2021), actress Nushrratt Bharuccha on Thursday started filming for her upcoming Hindi film Selfiee. Bankrolled by Dharma Productions, Selfiee is the official remake of the successful Malayalam-language film Driving License (2019) and also stars Akshay Kumar, Emraan Hashmi, and Diana Penty…

Simone Ashley: Confirms return with Bridgerton Season 3 and praised…

After receiving glowing reviews and terrific response from the audience world over for season 2, Netflix’s Regency-era romance Bridgerton is set to return with a season 3. Actress Simone Ashley, who plays Viscountess Kate Bridgerton in season 2, confirmed the development to a leading publication at a dinner celebrating South…

Agam Darshi: Kicking the doors down

HOW AGAM DARSHI DID IT ALL WITH HER FILM DONKEYHEAD ONE of the best reviewed and most unique film releases of 2022 featuring south Asian protagonists has been Donkeyhead. The Canadian comedy-drama on Netflix has surprised audiences globally with unapologetic storytelling that mixes up humour and deep emotions. The heartbeat…

Death of Bollywood

HOW SELF-INDULGENT FILMS, NEPOTISM, AND BAD WRITING ARE KILLING AN INDUSTRY LONG-TERM readers of Eastern Eye will know that the newspaper publishes a big Bollywood-led film preview at the beginning of each year, but in 2022 it didn’t happen because the overall quality of forthcoming Hindi cinema releases is just…

Diverse casting has given Bridgerton global success

THE Netflix series Bridgerton with two British Asian actresses in lead roles – Simone Ashley and Charithra Chandran play sisters Kate and Edwina Sharma, newly arrived from India – have upended the claims that English period dramas such as Downton Abbey cannot have multicultural casting because this would not be…

Nikamma to hit screens on June 17, 2022

Starring Abhimanyu Dassani, Shirley Setia, Shilpa Shetty, and Abhimanyu Singh in important roles, the upcoming Bollywood film Nikamma is set to release on June 17, 2022. Bankrolled by Sony Pictures Films India and Sabbir Khan Films, the action entertainer is directed by Sabbir Khan, who has previously helmed Heropanti (2014)…

Bridgerton season 2 features a popular Bollywood song ‘Kabhi Khushi…

Capitol Records released two volumes of music from season two of Bridgerton on Friday 25th March, coinciding with the return of the Netflix and Shondaland series. Bridgerton 2 incorporates Bollywood hit movie 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' cover song. In keeping with the tradition of Julia Quinn’s novels, season two tells…

Aled Jones’ daughter Emilia becomes overnight star after CODA wins…

British actress Emilia Jones, the daughter of British singer Aled Jones, became a Hollywood star overnight after making her debut at the 94th Academy Awards (Oscars 2022) where her film CODA won Best Picture. Before taking to the stage with her fellow actors to receive the coveted trophy, the actress…

India’s top multiplexes to merge to survive ‘streaming onslaught’

India's two largest multiplex operators are set to merge, the companies said, as the industry recovers from the pandemic and battles a surge in subscriptions to streaming platforms. Bollywood, India's Hindi-language film industry, was worth $2.5 billion in 2019 and is the world's most prolific. Movies in English and other…

Restaurateur’s Asma Khan: Women Chefs are a ‘recipe for success’

ONE OF Britain’s leading restaurateurs (Asma Khan) has urged Asian women to consider a career in the industry, saying that the skills needed in a professional kitchen were “intuitive” to south Asian females. Asma Khan runs the popular Darjeeling Express in Covent Garden, having moved to the bigger site in…

Netflix to premiere Sakshi Tanwar’s Mai on April 15

Netflix on Thursday announced the premiere date for its upcoming series Mai, starring popular actress Sakshi Tanwar in the lead role. Produced by Karnesh Ssharma of Clean Slate Filmz and directed by Anshai Lal and debutant Atul Mongia, the crime drama-thriller series will start streaming on the digital platform on…

New exhibition at Migration Museum starts on April 9

A new exhibition on the role played by migrant entrepreneurs in shaping Britain will start on 9 April at the Migration Museum in Lewisham.  The immersive exhibition 'Taking Care of Business' will highlight migrant entrepreneurs past and present across a wide range of sectors, from fashion to tech, finance to…

‘Bridgerton’ Stars dazzle on the red carpet at Season 2…

The world premiere event for Bridgerton Season 2 was held on Tuesday at the Tate Modern in London. The star-studded event saw the presence of the much-anticipated show’s lead stars, including Simone Ashley and Charithra Chandran. The duo posed together with Jonathan Bailey on the red carpet. The lead stars…

Lessons from ‘Love is Blind’ star Deepti

YOU won’t have escaped the euphoria of the recent popular Netflix show Love is Blind. The premise of the show is that a bunch of guys and girls are put together into pods. They get to know each other, and in the end if they feel an emotional connection, a…

Guns & Gulaabs: Netflix drops first look of Adarsh Gourav,…

Rajkummar Rao, and Dulquer Salmaan to headline their next streaming show, titled Guns & Gulaabs. And now, Netflix has dropped the first look posters of all the three leading men from the series. The streaming media giant on Tuesday took to social media to share the quirky looks of the…

“I’d love to see more crew who’re black and brown,”…

Charithra Chandran is currently in news for essaying Edwina Sharma in the second season of the much-loved Netflix period drama Bridgerton. After enthralling audiences with season one and amassing a record-breaking viewership, season two of the hit show is set to premiere on the streaming media platform on March 25.…

Ranveer Singh’s ’83 lands on Netflix and Disney+ Hotstar

If you missed Ranveer Singh’s sports-drama ’83 (2021) in cinemas, you can now stream the much-loved film on Netflix and Disney+ Hotstar. Helmed by Kabir Khan, the film starts streaming on platforms from 21st March, 2022. The nostalgic trip down the epic memory lane of the 1983 World Cup victory…

‘Anatomy of a Scandal’ Trailer: First look at Naomi Scott’s…

The makers of Anatomy of a Scandal have unveiled the trailer of the much-anticipated Netflix limited series based on the international bestseller by Sarah Vaughan, which teases a series of twists, turns, and dramatic legal battles. The psychological thriller and gripping courtroom drama, which is created, written, and executive produced…

Anushka Sharma steps away from producing to focus on acting

Anushka Sharma, whose resume boasts of such blockbusters as Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016), and Sultan (2016), has decided to return to full-time acting after stepping away from her production house. Sharma, who laid the foundation of the production house Clean Slate Filmz in…

Kareena Kapoor Khan signs a Netflix film to make digital…

Kareena Kapoor Khan, who has delivered a number of blockbusters ever since making her silver screen debut with Refugee in 2000, is branching out to digital space with an upcoming Netflix film directed by well-known filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh. The actress is set to make her digital debut with the screen…

Emmerdale star Paige Sandhu opens up about her battle with…

Actress Paige Sandhu, who is known for playing Meena Jutla in the ITV soap Emmerdale, has spoken about being housebound during a battle with anxiety. In a revealing new interview, she said that she developed the mental health problem after leaving London’s Guildhall School of Music & Drama. The actress’…

Abhishek Bachchan’s Dasvi to stream on Jio Cinema and Netflix

The much-anticipated social-comedy Dasvi is set for a direct-to-digital release on Netflix and Jio Cinema on April 7, the makers announced on Monday.   Though theatres in India have been allowed to function at full capacity, several filmmakers are still taking the digital route to release their films. Dasvi is the…

Mihir Gulati on directing Jacqueline, Fernandez Michele Morrone in ‘Mud…

Mihir Gulati, who directed the chart-busting music video ‘Mud Mud Ke’ featuring Jacqueline Fernandez and hugely popular Italian actor Michele Morrone, is overwhelmed by the kind of response the track has received from the audience. Talking to Eastern Eye, Gulati shared his experience of creating ‘Mud Mud Ke’, the pressure…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali on casting Ajay Devgn in Gangubai Kathiawadi

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s latest directorial Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022) is unstoppable at the box office. The film, which hit the marquee on February 25, has been performing exceptionally well at the ticket window. Though Gangubai Kathiawadi is an Alia Bhatt show all the way, one cannot forget the powerful cameo…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan reveals how her character in Turning Red resembles…

Animated coming-of-age fantasy comedy film Turning Red, produced by Lindsey Collins and directed by Domee Shi, premiered today, March 11, on Disney+ Hotstar. The film stars the voices of several popular actors, including Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, the breakout star of Netflix’s Never Have I Ever. The actress who has voiced the…

Netflix renews Maitreyi Ramakrishnan’s Never Have I Ever for fourth…

Netflix has renewed its globally popular coming-of-age series Never Have I Ever, co-created by Mindy Kaling and Lang, for the fourth and final season. The announcement of the fourth season renewal comes ahead of the launch of Season 3 of the show. The team has just finished filming Season 3…

REVEALED : “I’m looking forward to the point where we…

The best thing about Adeel Akhtar, apart from his charisma, his ability to give life to ‘ordinary people’, his brilliant acting, must be that he thinks about your question, and then he answers it without spin or trying to sell his latest film Ali & Ava. He is, by the…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan talks about her film ‘Turning Red’

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who rose to global fame after starring in two seasons of Netflix’s successful show Never Have I Ever, is excited about her film Turning Red. Directed by Domee Shi, the Oscar-winning filmmaker of the short film Bao, the coming-of-age film by Pixar also features Sandra Oh and Rosalie…

Alia Bhatt set to make Hollywood debut alongside Gal Gadot

Bollywood star Alia Bhatt, who is currently basking in the success of her latest release Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022), is on a roll. After adding several Hindi blockbusters to her credit, she is now gearing up to set her foot in Hollywood. The Raazi (2018) star will make her Hollywood debut…

Lilly Singh: Hollywood still struggles with diversity in true sense

Indian-Canadian star Lilly Singh, who recently revealed in an Instagram video that she had been diagnosed with ovarian cysts and had to be taken to the hospital, says that she wants to use her position in highlighting South Asian talent. Speaking on the inaugural day of the Jaipur Literature Festival…

Sanya Malhotra to play cop in Netflix’s dramedy Kathal

Bollywood actress Sanya Malhotra is set to star in an upcoming Hindi film, set at streaming media giant Netflix. Titled Kathal, the film is a female-centric dramedy featuring Malhotra in the role of a cop. Actor Anant Joshi has been roped in to star alongside her. Kathal will mark the…

Saiyami Kher: It feels so good to be working round…

Saiyami Kher is known for giving her hundred percent to every project that she takes up. Be it her debut film Mirzya (2016) or Netflix’s Choked (2020, the actress has always managed to win praises from critics and audiences alike. Kher had quite a busy start to the year, thanks…

Bobby Deol: Positives of being negative

AFTER being out of the spotlight for a large part of the last decade, Bobby Deol has reignited his career with incendiary roles that have burned brightly on diverse streaming platforms. These have included explosive Netflix film Class Of 83 and two seasons of Prakash Jha’s controversial streaming show Aashram…

Konkona Sen Sharma and Manoj Bajpayee onboard Netflix series Soup

Award-winning actors Konkona Sen Sharma and Manoj Bajpayee are set to headline filmmaker Abhishek Chaubey’s series Soup, set at Netflix. Known for helming Ray (2021) and Ankahi Kahaniyan (2021) and producing Raat Akeli Hai for Netflix, Chaubey is set to work on yet another exciting project for the streaming media…

Netflix pauses future projects, acquisitions from Russia

Netflix has reportedly put on hold all future projects and acquisitions from Russia amid its invasion of Ukraine.   According to Variety, the streaming service had four Russian originals in the pipeline, including a crime thriller series directed by Dasha Zhuk, which was shooting and has been postponed. [caption id="attachment_177103" align="aligncenter"…

Anushka Sharma’s Clean Slate Filmz to launch female-oriented content platform…

Entrepreneur Karnesh Ssharma on Tuesday announced the launch of Clean OTT, billed as “the world's only female-oriented original content streaming platform”. Ssharma and his actress sister Anushka Sharma laid the foundation of Clean Slate Filmz in 2013. The duo has backed a series of critically acclaimed films such as NH10,…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali to begin filming Netflix’s Heeramandi in April

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is enjoying the success of his latest directorial Gangubai Kathiawadi (2021), is set to begin work on his next ambitious project in April. We are talking about the high-profile web show Heeramandi that the acclaimed filmmaker is creating for the streaming media giant Netflix. In…

Priyanka Chopra’s series based on Madhuri Dixit’s life cancelled

Seasoned Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit, who has received a rousing response for her debut streaming show The Fame Game (2022), has confirmed that the series that Priyanka Chopra was set to produce based on her life has been cancelled. A few years ago, Chopra announced that she would be developing…

Lilly Singh reveals she’s been diagnosed with ovarian cysts

Popular YouTuber, comedian, and television host Lilly Singh on Wednesday revealed that she is admitted to a hospital after being diagnosed with ovarian cysts. She took to Instagram and shared that she spent some time in the hospital because of cysts on her ovaries. She wrote that “it hurts and…

Makers unveil Saif Ali Khan’s first look from Vikram Vedha

Starring Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan in principal roles, Vikram Vedha is one of the most-awaited Hindi films of 2022. As the title clearly suggests, Vikram Vedha is the official remake of the cult Tamil-language neo-noir action thriller of the same name. It is based on the Indian meta-folktale…

New-age filmmakers who scored a hit with their first outing

Cinema is a director’s medium and Bollywood boasts of a long list of filmmakers who have used this medium to tell meaningful, engrossing stories that cut across generations. Whether it seems to be so or not, filmmaking is a difficult art form. While many people take years to master the…

Netflix announces revenge crime thriller series CAT with Randeep Hooda

Randeep Hooda, known for such films as Monsoon Wedding (2001), Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), and Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster (2011), is set to topline an upcoming crime thriller series, titled CAT. Set at Netflix, the high-profile project marks the actor’s second collaboration with the streaming media giant…

Amazon announces major UK film studio investment

AMAZON streaming service Prime Video announced a major "long-term" deal for the exclusive use of new production facilities at studios near London, further boosting Britain's booming film industry. The "landmark multimillion-pound... contract with Shepperton Studios" was for "original TV series and movie productions", its owner Pinewood Group said in a…

Hansal Mehta teams up with Netflix for new thriller series…

Acclaimed Hindi filmmaker Hansal Mehta has teamed up with streaming media giant Netflix for a new thriller series, titled Scoop. Currently in production, the series is inspired by author Jigna Vora’s book, Behind The Bars In Byculla: My Days in Prison. “Reading the book piqued my interest and compelled me…

Oscars 2022: Riz Ahmed’s short film “The Long Goodbye” earns…

British Asian actor and filmmaker Riz Ahmed, who last year became the first Muslim actor to be nominated for a Best Actor at the Academy Awards, has received a nomination for his short live-action film The Long Goodbye.  Directed by filmmaker Aneil Karia, The Long Goodbye describes a dystopian future…

Netflix pays ‘a whopping price’ to acquire Alia Bhatt’s Darlings

Alia Bhatt is presently busy promoting her much-anticipated film Gangubai Kathiawadi, which is scheduled for its theatrical bow on February 25. Based on the life of an Indian sex worker and madam of a brothel in the Kamathipura area Mumbai, in the 1960s, the period drama is directed by acclaimed…

Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao, and Dulquer Salmaan starrer Netflix show…

A couple of days ago, we reported that Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao, and Dulquer Salmaan are gearing up to headline an upcoming Netflix show, created by the filmmaker duo Raj Nidimoru & Krishna D.K. The latest update on the same is that it has been titled Guns & Gulaabs. Inspired…

Madhuri Dixit’s debut web show Finding Anamika renamed as The…

Madhuri Dixit, one of the leading Bollywood actresses from the 90s, is gearing up for her digital debut with an upcoming streaming show set at Netflix. When the streaming media giant had announced the show last year, it was titled Finding Anamika. However, it has now gone in for a…

India’s Clean Slate Filmz strikes $54m deal with Amazon, Netflix

AN Indian production house has made a $54 million deal with Amazon Prime and Netflix to push out movies and web series, Bloomberg reported.  Karnesh Ssharma's Clean Slate Filmz will release eight films and series on these streaming sites as well as some others in the next 18 months, the…

Rajkummar Rao to explore yet another genre with Raj and…

Filmmaker duo Raj and DK recently announced their next series that will be headlined by Rajkummar Rao. As reported earlier, award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao has teamed up with the filmmaker duo Raj and DK to headline their next digital venture. The untitled series, which also stars Adarsh Gourav and Dulquer…

Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao and Dulquer Salmaan to headline Raj…

Earlier, Diljit Dosanjh was set to star alongside Rao and Gourav. Adarsh Gourav, the breakout star from The White Tiger (2021), has joined award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao on the cast of an upcoming show that filmmakers Raj & DK are set to helm for streaming media giant Netflix. The untitled…

Shining bright: Top 30 under 30 global Asian stars

OUTSTANDING YOUNG TALENTS FROM VARIOUS FIELDS WHO ARE ACCOMPLISHING GREAT THINGS AND INSPIRING A NEW GENERATION WITH THEIR IMPRESSIVE WORK A NEW wave of young south Asian talent is lighting up different areas of popular culture globally and showing us all how bright the future looks. They are at different…

Family in Essex build own plane during lockdown

WHEN people passed their time during lockdown by binge-watching Netflix or trying to pick some new skills. A couple in Essex along with their two daughters instead chose to build a four-seater aircraft from scratch. Ashok Aliseril bought a kit for a four-seater propeller aircraft. He and his family had…

Vaani Kapoor: I would like my filmography to be as…

Vaani Kapoor is presently basking in the huge success of her latest film Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui. Also starring Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead role, the Abhishek Kapoor directorial featured the actress in the role of a transgender woman. Her performance did not only win her great critical acclaim, but the…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan set to receive Canadian Screen Awards Special Honour

Actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who rose to international fame with the global success of her Netflix show Never Have I Ever, co-created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, has been selected for this year's Canadian Screen Awards. The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced the winners of its special…

Pratik Gandhi, Wamiqa Gabbi, Fatima Sana Shaikh onboard the Indian…

The anthology series explores love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms, as well as its effects on the human connection. The much-loved American romantic comedy anthology streaming television series Modern Love, developed by John Carney, is officially getting an Indian adaptation. Several acclaimed Indian filmmakers, including Alankrita Shrivastava,…

Rishi Rich: Memories and music mastery

ACE BRITISH PRODUCER REFLECTS ON MOMENTS FROM HIS SONG-FILLED LIFE AND SPECIAL CAREER GREAT BRITISH music hero Rishi Rich has blazed a trail and left a permanent mark with his impressive song-filled legacy. The impressive journey that started during his teenage years in the 1990s has included globally successful hits,…

Britain freezes BBC funding for next two years

THE UK government on Monday (17) announced a freeze of the BBC licence fee, arguing a new funding model was needed to ease cost of living pressures and reflect a transformed media landscape. Culture secretary Nadine Dorries told parliament the £159 annual fee, paid by every television set owner in…

Tahir Raj Bhasin on how outsiders like him have drawn…

Bollywood actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who is a die-hard fan of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, admits that Khan’s struggle to reach the top of the Bollywood ladder has been a source of inspiration and courage for him. Bhasin, like SRK, hails from New Delhi and he credits the talismanic superstar…

Funkaar: Biopic on comedian Kapil Sharma announced

A biopic on well-known stand-up comedian and TV host Kapil Sharma is in the works, the makers announced on Friday. Titled Funkaar, the upcoming biographical drama film will be directed by director Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, known for helming Fukrey (2013) and Fukrey Returns (2017). Mahaveer Jain is set to bankroll…

“When I started working on Haseen Dillruba, I was a…

Haseen Dillruba, starring Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey, and Harshvardhan Rane, turned out to be a major hit upon its direct-to-digital premiere on Netflix last year. The film, produced by Aanand L Rai, marked the directorial comeback of filmmaker Vinil Mathew after a long gap of seven years. Eastern Eye recently…

My playlist – Shayan Italia

AN interesting musical journey has seen Shayan Italia deliver superb songs, raise many millions for charity and entertain audiences around the world. The acclaimed singer-songwriter’s recent song Armour Of Love added to his impressive list of meaningful songs that entertain and make you think. The dashing star went through his…

Here’re some of the most promising young actors set to…

As great content continues to find audiences everywhere, we list down some of the most promising faces and their work one should look forward to in 2022. From The White Tiger’s breakout star Adarsh Gourav to immensely talented Wamiqa Gabbi, all these emerging stars have added some high-profile projects to…

“There is superstardom and then there is Shah Rukh Khan,”…

Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein, produced by Edgestorm Ventures Private Limited, will start streaming on Netflix from January 14, 2022. Right from its title to pop culture references, the upcoming Netflix series Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein is sprinkled with Shah Rukh Khan trivia, according to its cast member Tahir Raj Bhasin.…

The Crown: Pakistani star Humayun Saeed roped in to play…

Earlier, it was speculated that Pakistani star Fawad Khan will be seen playing the character of Dr Khan in The Crown. Pakistani star Humayun Saeed has been cast to portray the character of Dr Hasnat Khan in the much-anticipated fifth season of Netflix’s globally successful series The Crown. On the…

Taapsee Pannu and Tahir Raj Bhasin’s Looop Lapeta to debut…

Taapsee Pannu and Tahir Raj Bhasin’s upcoming Bollywood film Looop Lapeta is set to premiere on Netflix on February 4, the streamer announced on Saturday. Directed by debutante filmmaker Aakash Bhatia, the upcoming comedy thriller is the official remake of German cult classic Run Lola Run (1998), directed by filmmaker…

Abhishek Kapoor’s Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui receives rousing response on Netflix

After taking the domestic box office by storm, filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor’s latest directorial Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui (2021) is now streaming on Netflix. Within a day of its release on the streaming giant, netizens have flooded the internet with appreciation posts for handling a delicate subject with utmost panache. The film…

Netflix announces biopic on former Indian cricket captain Jhulan Goswami…

Netflix on Thursday announced that Bollywood star Anushka Sharma is set to play former Indian cricket captain Jhulan Goswami in an upcoming biographical sports drama, titled Chakda Xpress. Apart from stepping into Goswami’s shoes, Anushka Sharma will also produce the film under her production house Clean Slate Filmz. Prosit Roy,…

The top twenty Indian movies from 2021

DIVERSE CINEMA ACROSS DIFFERENT GENRES AND LANGUAGES THAT ROSE ABOVE THE REST, ACROSS THE PAST 12 MONTHS IT MAY have been a horrible year for Bollywood, but that didn’t stop the various regional Indian film industries from delivering delightful gems, across a wide variety of genres. This resulted in one…

22 things to look forward to in 2022

EXPECT AN ACTION-PACKED YEAR FILLED WITH ENTERTAINMENT AND TALENT THE world slowly opening back up again after the awful pandemic means there will be plenty to look forward to this year. From great live events and delayed movies finally releasing to emerging talent, boundary breaking artists and unexpected surprises, it…

Vivek Madaan: A desire to be part of all genres

VERSATILE ACTOR DISCUSSES HIS CONTRASTING NEW PROJECTS APART from being entertaining, the one thing newly released web serials Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story on Hotstar and Netflix original Aranyak have in common is the presence of Vivek Madaan. The big-budget dramas add to impressive roles the talented actor has…

Five promising young stars we cannot wait to watch more…

Despite the pandemic, 2021 turned out to be a great year for young actors who mesmerised audiences with their riveting performances in films and streaming shows. From ever-charming Rohit Saraf to dynamite of a performer Siddhant Chaturvedi, there is a breed of these young actors the audience cannot get enough…

Netflix to premiere Kapil Sharma’s comedy special on January 28

The stand-up special was announced last year in January.        Well-known comic and TV show host Kapil Sharma is set to make his digital debut. His debut comedy special Kapil Sharma: I'm Not Done Yet will premiere on Netflix on January 28, the streamer announced on Wednesday. “From the streets of…

Bollywood stars set to make their digital debut in 2022

The digital wave has bitten some of the most celebrated names in Bollywood in recent times. A medium to do long-format content with unusual storylines, streaming space has given many actors an opportunity to dig into never-before-seen roles. 2022 will see some of the most renowned faces of Hindi cinema…

Shefali Shah: I don’t have set acting patterns to fall…

Actor Shefali Shah says she has never walked in on a film set with confidence in her craft despite her 20 years in front of the camera. Shefali Shah, known for her acclaimed performances in films like Monsoon Wedding (2001), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), and the International Emmy Award-winning series…

Indian streaming industry may grow ‘to $13-15 billion’

INDIA’S OTT streaming industry is expected to grow to $13-15 billion (£9.62-11.1 bn) over the next decade, according to a joint report on media and entertainment. The OTT (over-the-top) industry is constantly growing and is one of the most competitive amongst emerging markets with over 40 players, said the report…

Anushka Sharma set to sign two theatrical releases and one…

It has been 3 years since Anushka Sharma has been missing from the silver screen. Her last release was Zero (2018) alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. Her fans have been waiting for her return to the screen for a long time now. Looks like their prayers have been…

Haseen Dillruba beats Sooryavanshi, Mimi, and Dhamaka to become the…

Filmmaker Vinil Mathew’s Haseen Dillruba (2021) premiered on Netflix a couple of months ago, but the film still continues making it to the headlines every now and then. The Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey, and Harshvardhan Rane-starrer has now emerged as the most-watched Hindi film on the streaming service. With Haseen…

Saare Jahan Se Achcha will definitely be made, confirms producer…

Well-known Bollywood producer Siddharth Roy Kapur says Saare Jahan Se Achcha is not shelved as it is a great story that's close to his heart.         Siddharth Roy Kapur is producing Saare Jahan Se Achcha, based on the life of astronaut Rakesh Sharma. The biopic will be directed by Mahesh Mathai…

Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari’s Human to premiere on Disney+…

The show, which also stars Vishal Jethwa of Mardaani 2 (2019) fame, is directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah and Mozez Singh.  Actors Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari-starrer medical thriller series Human is set to premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on January 14, the streamer announced on Tuesday. Vipul Amrutlal Shah said…

The best of 2021

THIS YEAR’S MEMORABLE MOMENTS INCLUDING ON FILM, TV, MUSIC, ONLINE AND THE LIVE ARENA  THE last few years have seen creative boundaries being expanded around the world and south Asians crossing new frontiers. This has resulted in interesting work right across the board and offered beautiful  rays of light during the…

12 Months. 10 Cities. 1 Suitcase. Meet the 34-year-old NRI…

Toward the end of 2020, Indian-American singer-songwriter-filmmaker Amanda Sodhi found herself feeling increasingly isolated, having outgrown cities she had previously lived in, as well as most of her friendships. Alone in Srinagar, as she sat in a shikara at Dal on a rainy Diwali evening, it dawned upon her -…

Watch Online Movies On Streaming Sites: A Guide to the…

If you’re looking for a great way to relax and escape from thectic life, watching online movies is the perfect choice. Whether you’re a movie snob or just looking for an easy way to kill time, watching movies online is a great option. Not only are they free, but they…

Aranyak 2 in the works, confirms Sidharth Roy Kapur

With Raveena Tandon-led streaming show Aranyak receiving positive response from the critics and the viewers, producer Sidharth Roy Kapur says the plans are already in motion to develop a potential second season.      The crime thriller series, which has filmmaker Rohan Sippy attached as the showrunner, has been garnering positive response…

When Johnson met serial killer Charles Sobhraj

WRITER and filmmaker Farrukh Dhondy has written a plausible and entertaining new book on the serial killer Charles Sobhraj, who was the subject of an eight-part BBC-Netflix drama, The Serpent, earlier this year, with French actor Tahar Rahim in the lead role. Dhondy’s book is called Hawk and Hyena because…

EXCLUSIVE: Saif fearlessly conquering new acting frontiers

POPULAR MOVIE STAR SAIF ALI KHAN REVEALS HOW A BRAVE NEW APPROACH HAS TRANSFORMED HIS CAREER TWO of the biggest blockbusters of 2022 have Saif Ali Khan in contrasting roles and show that he is now in the most exciting chapter of his long, distinguished career. Hotly anticipated films Adipurush…

Top 50 Asian stars of 2021

FROM ACTORS AND MUSICIANS TO AUTHORS AND COMEDIANS, THE CELEBRITIES WHO STOOD OUT THIS YEAR IN 2021, the world started to open up again after a previous year of lockdown triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. This enabled a number of Asian talents to step up and dazzle people globally in…

Anya Chalotra opens up on filming The Witcher 2 in…

The roaring success of Netflix’s The Witcher completely changed actress Anya Chalotra's life. The actress, who essays a lead role as Yennefer of Vengerberg in the fantasy drama, is excitedly looking forward to the second season of the hit streaming show, set to premiere on December 17. Chalotra had to…

Taapsee Pannu’s Looop Lapeta headed to Netflix

Taapsee Pannu on Monday announced that her forthcoming film Looop Lapeta will release directly on Netflix. The official Hindi remake of the celebrated German cult classic film Run Lola Run, Looop Lapeta also features Tahir Raj Bhasin in an important role. Pannu made the announcement regarding the film’s direct-to-digital release…

Dhanush expresses excitement to be working with Hollywood’s Russo Brothers…

South star Dhanush, who makes his Hollywood debut with filmmaker duo Anthony and Joe Russo's The Gray Man, said he always wanted to try his hand at foreign films but never expected to be working with the directors of Avengers: Endgame (2019). Dhanush is part of an ensemble cast of…

From films to life hacks and everything in between

VERSATILE STAR TAMANNAAH BHATIA ON HER NEW BOOK AND WHY 2021 HAS BEEN A TRANSFORMATIVE YEAR A REMARKABLE career has seen Tamannaah Bhatia balance successful acting performances in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi cinema with interesting projects in other areas. During a transformative 2021, the versatile star hosted MasterChef India –…

Dave Bautista to star in M Night Shyamalan’s ‘Knock at…

Hollywood star Dave Bautista is onboard to topline Indian-American filmmaker M Night Shyamalan's next directorial venture Knock at the Cabin. Set up at studio Universal Pictures, the film will be released in the cinemas on February 3, 2023, a two-week bump up from its previous date. According to Deadline, Shyamalan…

“Kudos to Ram Madhvani for making Dhamaka and giving me…

Ram Madhvani’s Dhamaka (2021), which recently premiered on Netflix, received positive response for its gripping storyline, sterling performances, and deft direction. Actor Soham Majumdar, who shot to fame with Kabir Singh (2019), plays the antagonist in this action thriller film. He is happy that audiences have liked his performance despite…

Hansal Mehta’s Scam 1992 leads nominations for Filmfare OTT Awards…

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Hansal Mehta, SonyLIV’s streaming show Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story (2020) is leading the nominations for Filmfare OTT Awards, which were announced on Wednesday. The awards will recognise the best of Hindi web original shows or films released across Indian streaming media platforms between August…

Adarsh Gourav: Can you believe who I am working with?

Adarsh Gourav, who rose to prominence after headlining Netflix’s globally successful film The White Tiger (2021) alongside Priyanka Chopra and Rajkummar Rao, is currently busy filming his major Hollywood project Extrapolation in the US. The actor stars alongside Meryl Streep, David Schwimmer, and Kit Harington in the upcoming anthology series,…

Beatles’ ‘love affair with India’ wows audiences

A DOCUMENTARY about The Beatles’ deep love affair with India is being sold all over the world, but how the 92-minute film came to be made can now be told for the first time. As reported in Eastern Eye at the end of May, The Beatles and India had its…

Netflix documentary narrates Nirmal Purja’s journey to the top of…

HAMPSHIRE-based mountaineer Nirmal Purja's journey to the top of the world has been turned into a Netflix documentary titled 14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible.  Purja climbed the world's 14 highest peaks in seven months when the previous record was seven years. Set in the spring, summer and fall of 2019,…

Mrunal Thakur: I really look forward to work with Kartik…

Mrunal Thakur is currently busy garnering praises for her performance in Dhamaka which started streaming on Netflix on 19th November 2021. The actress has a special appearance in the film, and she has impressed one and all with her act. Recently, Eastern Eye interacted with her, and when we asked…

Tovino Thomas meets Salman Khan, shares “You are an inspiration…

Malayalam star Tovino Thomas recently met Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. He took to Instagram to share a picture with the Dabangg actor. Thomas posted, “Been an inspiration when it comes to building a commendable physique even before I started out my film career. But what amused me, meeting you Sir,…

International Emmy Awards 2021: No win for Aarya, Nawazuddin Siddiqui…

A couple of months ago, the nominations for the International Emmy Awards 2021 were announced. Nawazuddin Siddiqui was nominated in the Best Male Actor category for his performance in Netflix’s Serious Men. Vir Das: For India was nominated in the Comedy category and Aarya was nominated in the Drama Series…

Birthday Special: 5 upcoming films of Kartik Aaryan moviegoers are…

Kartik Aaryan is currently busy garnering praises for his amazing performance in the movie Dhamaka which started streaming on Netflix on 19th November 2021. While we have mainly watched him in romantic-comedies, with Dhamaka he proved his versatility as an actor. Today (22), Aaryan celebrates his 31st birthday, so let’s…

Makers of Rajkummar Rao’s HIT – The First Case announce…

The makers of the upcoming Bollywood film HIT - The First Case has announced its release date. The film has locked May 20, 2022, for its theatrical release. It stars National Film Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra in the lead roles. The mystery thriller, which began production a…

Dhamaka movie review: Ram Madhvani and Kartik Aaryan have made…

Ram Madhvani has earlier directed Neerja (film) and Aarya (series). Both the projects were simply amazing and the filmmaker got the best out of Sonam Kapoor (Neerja) and Sushmita Sen (Aarya). Madhvani’s recent directorial Dhamaka starring Kartik Aaryan has started streaming on Netflix, and once again he has impressed us…

Ali Fazal to headline Arati Kadav’s futuristic space film

Talented actor Ali Fazal, who most recently appeared in Netflix’s anthology Ray (2021) and the streaming show Call My Agent (2021), next headlines a futuristic space film. Today, the makers unveiled the first look of the upcoming film. [caption id="attachment_166744" align="alignnone" width="750"] Ali Fazal's first look from his upcoming space…

Ram Madhvani credits Kartik Aaryan for giving him courage during…

The upcoming Bollywood film Dhamaka has been creating a lot of noise ever since its announcement last year. This was one of the first Bollywood films to begin production in the pandemic. Recently, the makers dropped the trailer of the film, which managed to receive overwhelming response from the audience.…

Karishma Sawant: The pressure is healthy and motivates me to…

NEWCOMER KARISHMA SAWANT DISCUSSES HER DREAM LAUNCH IN ICONIC SHOW ICONIC television serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai has entertained audiences globally since 2009 and turned lead cast members into huge stars. Hina Khan brilliantly delivered a starmaking performance in the drama before handing the baton over to Mohsin Khan…

Hollywood success stories of south Asian stars

THE movie everyone has been talking about is November’s biggest blockbuster release The Eternals, and a major highlight is the presence of Kumail Nanjiani playing a path-breaking superhero. This is another major step forward for south Asians in Hollywood, after almost exclusively appearing as stereotypical caricatures, including ones where a…

Abhimanyu Dassani: I have been in a long-distance relationship (Exclusive)

Abhimanyu Dassani is currently busy garnering praises for his performance in Netflix’s Meenakshi Sundareshwar. The film, which also stars Sanya Malhota, talks about a long-distance marriage. Eastern Eye recently interacted with Dassani and when we asked him how his mother Bhaghyashree reacted after watching the film, the actor said, “She…

Karan Johar is all set to announce an action franchise

Karan Johar is currently busy with his directorial Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, and there are many films that he is producing under his banner Dharma Productions. On Wednesday (17), the filmmaker revealed that he will be announcing an action franchise on Thursday (18). He tweeted, “Dharma Productions is…

Nushrratt Bharuccha on her film Chhalaang clocking one year

Nushrratt Bharuccha impressed everyone with her powerful performance as a small-town Haryanvi girl in Hansal Mehta’s directorial Chhalaang (2020). As the sports black comedy film, produced by Ajay Devgan, Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg, completes one year of its release today, the actress opens up about her experience of working…

Arjun Rampal roped in to play professor in Abbas-Mustan’s Three…

As previously reported, Abbas-Mustan are set to direct a film heavily inspired by the globally successful streaming show Money Heist on Netflix. Titled Three Monkeys, the film is set to get off the ground soon. The latest update suggests that the filmmaker duo has roped in actor Arjun Rampal to…

Shashank Khaitan launches his own production house Mentor Disciple Films

One of the most successful Bollywood filmmakers, Shashank Khaitan on Thursday announced that he is turning producer with the launch of his own production house, Mentor Disciple Films. Khaitan made his directorial debut with Dharma Productions’ Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in the lead…

Zoya Akhtar to direct The Archies for Netflix

There were reports that Zoya Akhtar will be adapting the Archie comics into a film for a digital platform. Now, on Thursday (11), it was official announced that Akhtar will be directing The Archies, a musical drama, for Netflix. Netflix India took to Twitter to make an announcement about it.…

Netflix announces premiere date for R Madhavan and Surveen Chawla…

Netflix on Wednesday announced the premiere date for its upcoming streaming show Decoupled, starring R Madhavan and Surveen Chawla in lead roles. The show, which centres on a couple wrestling with the question of whether they should split up or not, will premiere on the streamer on December 17. Produced…

All India Shia Personal Law Board sends legal notice to…

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair, known for Salaam Bombay (1988), Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996), and Monsoon Wedding (2001), has received a legal notice from the All India Shia Personal Law Board for the depiction of a ‘tazia’ (replica of Imam Husain’s mausoleum) in one of the episodes…

Abbas Mustan to next direct Three Monkeys, a film on…

Filmmaker duo Abbas Mustan has delivered a number of iconic films in their illustrious career, mostly in the thriller space. Some of their most successful films in the said genre include Khiladi (1992), Baazigar (1993), Soldier (1998), Ajnabee (2002), Humraaz (2002), Aitraaz (2004) Race (2008) and Race 2 (2013). They…

Raveena Tandon’s Aranyak to premiere on Netflix in December

After ruling the big screens, Raveena Tandon is now all set to make her digital debut with Netflix’s series Aranyak. The series will start streaming on the digital platform from 10th December 2021. Tandon took to Twitter to make an announcement about it. She tweeted, “Ek aisi kahaani jiske piche…

Bhumi Pednekar nods a no to Shahid Kapoor’s next with…

A couple of weeks ago, we reported that Shahid Kapoor is set to collaborate with filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar on a high-profile film for Netflix. Reportedly, the said project is the adaptation of a French thriller called Nuit Blanche (Sleepless Night). Later, several media outlets reported that Bhumi Pednekar was…

Squid Game actor Anupam Tripathi heads to Hollywood?

It has been close to one and a half months since Squid Game (2021) premiered on Netflix, and the South Korean survival drama is still going pretty strong, smashing all viewership records for a streaming show. Created by Hwang Dong-hyuk, Squid Game featured a host of talented actors in layered…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan to be honoured at 2021 Unforgettable Awards Gala

Never Have I Ever breakout star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, along with Simu Liu and Sandra Oh, will be honoured at the 19th Annual Unforgettable Gala. Unforgettable is the biggest awards show in the U.S. recognizing Asian Pacific Islander talent and tastemakers who represent the community through their work and causes. While…

Abhimanyu Dassani: Rom-coms spread positivity and love

Abhimanyu Dassani made his acting debut with Vasan Bala’s Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota (2018). The film did not set the cash registers jingling at the box office, but the debutant received a positive response for his excellent performance. The actor is now busy promoting his second outing Meenakshi Sundareshwar.…

Kartik Aaryan wraps up the first schedule of Shehzada

A few days ago, the first shooting schedule of the Kartik Aaryan starrer Shehzada started in Mumbai, India, and recently, the schedule was wrapped up. Aaryan took to Twitter to inform his fans about it. He tweeted, “And thats a happy director #BecauseOfMe . . Schedule wrap #Shehzada.” T-Series, the…

The White Tiger star Adarsh Gourav begins filming for his…

Adarsh Gourav, who shot to international fame with the huge success of Netflix’s The White Tiger (2021), is set to showcase his great acting talent in yet another high-profile Hollywood project. The actor made it to the headlines last week for signing on to star in Scott Z Burns’ anthology…

Films to look forward to in November 2021

In October, we saw some interesting films like Rashmi Rocket, Sardar Udham, Bhavai, and others. While most of the films last month were released on digital streaming platforms, now this month we will get to watch movies in theatres. So, here’s a list of films to look forward to this…

Ayushmann Khurrana, Rakul Preet Singh and Shefali Shah’s Doctor G…

With theatres reopening in India, filmmakers have been announcing the release dates of their films mostly every day. On Monday (1), the release date of Ayushmann Khurrana, Rakul Preet Singh, and Shefali Shah starrer Doctor G was announced. The movie will be hitting the big screens on 17th June 2022.…

5 Indian horror web series that you can binge-watch on…

31st October is celebrated as Halloween Day. There are many Halloween parties that are organised, and on this day people like to watch horror movies and web series. So, here we are with a list of five Indian web series that you can binge-watch today... Ghoul (Netflix) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zg0N4L4mwFk Sacred Games…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui bids adieu to streaming platforms

Award-winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who rose to international fame with the global success of Netflix’s Sacred Games (2018), has quit streaming platforms. The actor has decided against starring in streaming shows because he is not happy with their content. “The platform has become a dumping ground for redundant shows. We…

Minnal Murali trailer: Tovino Thomas’ superhero film looks like a…

A few days ago, it was announced that Tovino Thomas starrer Minnal Murali will premiere on Netflix on 24th December 2021 (Christmas weekend). And now, the trailer of the film has been released. Thomas took to Twitter to share the trailer with everyone. He tweeted, “Now entering the #MinnalMurali Multiverse⚡…

It has taken a few years for filmmakers to understand…

One of the reasons romantic films are far and few between in Bollywood is because filmmakers have mostly been unable to sync with the evolving definition of love with today's times, believes actor Abhimanyu Dassani. In an interview with a newswire, Dassani said the reason could be attributed to not…

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari: I constantly challenge myself to grow with…

Author-cum-filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, who is best known for her critically acclaimed films such as Nil Battey Sannata (2016), Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017) and Panga (2020), had recently co-directed Break Point (2021) which received a thunderous response from the audience. The author also received fame from all around with her…

Sanya Malhotra: I’m confident with the kind of films that…

Sanya Malhotra made her debut with the 2016 release Dangal and impressed one and all with her performance in it. In these five years, she has done a variety of roles in movies like Pataakha, Badhaai Ho, Photograph, Shakuntala Devi, Ludo, and Pagglait. The actress will next be seen in…

67th National Film Awards: Makers of Chhichhore dedicate the award…

A few months ago, winners of India’s 67th National Film Awards were announced, and on Monday (25), the award ceremony took place in Delhi, India. Shraddha Kapoor and late Sushant Singh Rajput starrer Chhichhore (2019) won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi. The film’s producer Sajid Nadiadwala…

Trailer of Kartik Aaryan’s Dhamaka amasses over 38 million views…

Kartik Aaryan has always been a crowd-puller. The thunderous performance of his previous outings such as Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018), Luka Chuppi (2019) and Pati Patni Aur Woh (2019) bears testimony to his soaring popularity as a bankable actor and the power he is able to wield over…

Adarsh Gourav joins Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harrington on…

Adarsh Gourav, whose breakout performance in Netflix’s The White Tiger (2021) garnered him international and critical acclaim, has been receiving some exciting offers from across industries. The actor has just bagged his second major international project, Scott Z. Burns’ anthology series for Apple TV+ titled Extrapolations. The show already boasts…

Ram Madhvani on Dhamaka: There are some stories worth telling…

The trailer of Ram Madhvani ‘s Dhamaka was released on Tuesday (19). The movie, which stars Kartik Aaryan, Mrunal Thakur, and Amruta Subhash, is an adaptation of the South Korean film The Terror Live (2013). According to PTI, at the trailer launch of the film in Mumbai, while talking about…

Dhamaka: Trailer of Kartik Aaryan’s film is intriguing

Ram Madhvani’s Dhamaka starring Kartik Aaryan, Mrunal Thakur, and Amruta Subhash is all set to premiere on Netflix on 19th November 2021, and on Tuesday (19), the trailer of the film was released. Netflix India tweeted the trailer and wrote, “Keep calm and put your Bharosa in Arjun Pathak. #Dhamaka…

Navin Kundra performs timeless Bollywood songs

LIVE PERFORMANCE SEVENS When: Thursday, October 21 Where: Kala Sangam, 1 Forster Square, Bradford BD1 4TY What: An ensemble cast of UK-based Indian classical dancers and musicians will be sharing the stage in this triple bill show conceptualised and choreographed by award-winning Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer Nina Rajarani MBE. www.kalasangam.org…

Leena Yadav: House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths has been…

Filmmaker Leena Yadav said that her true-crime docuseries House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths, which recently premiered on Netflix, is a result of her “desperate” desire to decode the mystery of the infamous 2018 case. Yadav is the showrunner and co-director of the docuseries. The three-part series traces the mystery…

Rana Daggubati to star in Netrikann director’s pan-India film

Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) and Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) star Rana Daggubati is set to team up with filmmaker Milind Rau for a pan-India film, the makers announced on Friday. Rau, who is known for directing such Tamil films as Netrikann (2021) and The House Next Door (2017) has also…

Fardeen Khan’s comeback film Visfot officially announced

Fardeen Khan is known for his films like Jungle (2000), Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya (2001), Bhoot (2003), Dev (2004), No Entry (2005), Heyy Babyy (2007), and others. His last film was the 2010 release Dulha Mil Gaya, but now, Khan is all set to make a comeback. From the past…

Bheed: Rajkummar Rao teams up with Anubhav Sinha

Rajkummar Rao has some interesting projects lined up and on Thursday (14), one more film of the actor was announced. Rao will be seen in Anubhav Sinha’s Bheed which will be produced by Sinha and Bhushan Kumar. Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series took to Twitter to make an announcement about it. They…

Indian actor Anupam Tripathi on his breakout role in Korean…

Netflix’s South Korean survival drama Squid Game has been watched by a whopping 111 million users in its first 28 days, dethroning Bridgerton (82 million) off the top spot. The earth-shattering global success of the nine-episode series has changed the life of every actor on the cast. Indian actor Anupam…

Tripti Dimri on reteaming with Anvita Dutt for Qala

Netflix’s supernatural thriller Bulbbul, produced by Anushka Sharma under Clean Slate Filmz, turned out to be a game-changer for newcomer Tripti Dimri and the actor is confident that her next film with director Anvita Dutt will also garner the same response from the audiences. The actor-director duo is currently working…

Meenakshi Sundareshwar teaser: Netflix film looks like a sweet romantic-comedy

Romantic-comedy is a genre that attracts audiences a lot, and add a wedding to it, so, it surely becomes more interesting. Netflix’s next film Meenakshi Sundareshwar starring Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani is a rom-com and a long-distance marriage is the backdrop of the movie. So, the viewers are looking…

Dev Patel great to work with, says Monkey Man co-star…

Sikandar Kher, who received positive response for his performance in Disney+ Hotstar’s Aarya (2020), is quite excited about his upcoming film Monkey Man, which will mark his foray into Hollywood. The action-thriller has been co-produced and directed by the BAFTA Award-winning actor Dev Patel who also plays the male lead…

Neha Sharma’s Aafat-E-Ishq to premiere on Zee5

October 29 is going to be a very busy day for binge-watchers as there are many interesting films and series that are all set to premiere on that day on multiple digital platforms. Rajkummar Rao and Kriti Sanon starrer Hum Do Hamare Do will release on Disney+ Hotstar on 29th…

Rana Daggubati on the underperformance of his trilingual film Haathi…

Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) and Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) star Rana Daggubati was quite psyched up about his trilingual film Haathi Mere Saathi, which had a direct-to-digital release some time ago. However, the film received mixed response from critics and audiences alike. Opening up about the lukewarm response the trilingual…

Comedian Tez Ilyas shows his ‘Vicked’ side

LIVE PERFORMANCE DARBAR FESTIVAL 2021 When: Thursday, October 21-Sunday, October 24 Where: Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS What: The annual music festival, now in its 16th year, returns following a digital edition in 2020, with more classical concerts and performances featuring acclaimed artists. Some of the concerts will be available…

Call My Agent: Bollywood to premiere on Netflix on October…

A couple of months ago, it was announced that Call My Agent: Bollywood will premiere on Netflix. Now, the makers have announced that the series will start streaming on the platform on 29th October 2021. Along with the trailer, producers Applause Entertainment tweeted, “Take a peek behind all the glitz…

Deepa Mehta to mentor South Asian Screenwriters at Hollywood Inclusion…

Filmmaker and screenwriter Deepa Mehta, best known for her Elements Trilogy, Fire (1996), Earth (1998), and Water (2005), has come onboard to mentor another class of underrepresented South Asian screenwriters for the second edition of 1497 Writers Lab. Joining her as mentors are The High Note (2020) helmer Nisha Ganatra…

Revathy to direct Kajol in her next directorial The Last…

Actor-filmmaker Revathy is set to direct Bollywood star Kajol in her upcoming directorial venture The Last Hurrah, the makers announced on Thursday. Inspired by a true story, The Last Hurrah chronicles the story of “an exemplary mother, Sujata, who battled the most challenging situations one can ever face with a…

Life, laughter and a deep love for comedy

STAND-UP SENSATION SUKH OJLA DISCUSSES HER SUPERB SUCCESS AND BIG SOLO UK TOUR MOST stand-up comedians must wait for a mightily long time before they are able to headline a magnificent solo tour, but Sukh Ojla reached that magical milestone within a few years of starting out. That remarkable rise was a result…

Abhimanyu Dassani and Sanya Malhotra’s Meenakshi Sundareshwar to premiere on…

There are many interesting films lined up to premiere on Netflix, and one of them is Abhimanyu Dassani and Sanya Malhotra starrer Meenakshi Sundareshwar. The movie is directed by Vivek Soni, and produced by Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Entertainment. Johar took to Twitter to announce that Meenakshi Sundareshwar will premiere on…

Tejas: Kangana Ranaut meets real-life Air Force officers while shooting…

Kangana Ranaut is currently busy shooting for her movie Tejas. The actress will be seen playing the role of an Indian Air Force officer and recently while shooting for the movie, she met a few real-life Air Force officers. The actress took to Instagram to share pictures with them. She…

AR Rahman on working on Netflix’s House of Secrets: The…

Netflix is gearing up to premiere its new documentary series House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths, which traces the mystery behind the demise of eleven members across three generations of a family who were found dead under strange circumstances in their house in Delhi. Oscar-winning music director AR Rahman has…

Nushrratt Bharuccha: Have had my share of setbacks and dealt…

Known her playing every character with panache, Bollywood actress Nushrratt Bharuccha says that her journey to becoming an actor was replete with several setbacks but she dealt with them in order to turn her dream into a reality. Bharuccha, who made her acting debut with Jai Santoshi Ma in 2006,…

Diljit Dosanjh becomes the new face of uber-cool motorsport collection…

Popular singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh is the new face of FILA in India. Apart from being a talented musician and an amazing actor, Dosanjh is a style icon also whose bold fashion statements have been inspiring a whole new generation for several years now. In the campaign, Dosanjh will…

Freddy: Shooting of Kartik Aaryan and Alaya F starrer wrapped…

Kartik Aaryan has some interesting films lined up and one of them is Shashanka Ghosh’s Freddy. The shooting of the film kickstarted in August this year, and on Thursday (30), the team wrapped up the shoot. Aaryan took to Twitter to inform his fans about it. He tweeted, "Its a…

Drashti Dhami: Right royal return for the queen of hearts

ACTRESS DISCUSSES HER DYNAMIC COMEBACK IN EPIC NEW WEB SERIES THE EMPIRE TELEVISION superstar Drashti Dhami made a stunning leap to the streaming site space with historical Hotstar drama serial The Empire and showed quite comprehensively that she is one of the finest performers in India today. That stunning turn…

Asia Contents Awards by Busan International Film Festival: Ray, Ali…

Recently, the nominations of the 3rd Asia Contents Awards by Busan International Film Festival were announced, and Netflix’s anthology Ray, Ali Fazal, and Nushrratt Bharuccha have been nominated. Ray has been nominated in the Best OTT Original category, Fazal has bagged a nomination in the Best Actor category for his…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan opens up about the hate she received after…

Actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who has become a household name after the rousing success of Netflix's Never Have I Ever, recently opened up about the hate she received after the streaming show's second season dropped on Netflix. Talking to a publication, the young actress revealed how she dealt with some of…

Chris Hemsworth, Sam Hargrave and the Russo Brothers return for…

The fans of the global blockbuster Extraction (2020) have all the reasons to rejoice as Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) has officially been extracted from the jaws of death. Yes, Hemsworth is set to be back for Extraction 2, the actor confirmed by unveiling a teaser for the sequel during Netflix’s…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali recalls childhood memory of watching a film…

Celebrated Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who forays into the digital world with his much-talked-about streaming show Heeramandi, set at Netflix, shared his childhood memory of watching a film shoot that inspired him to pursue filmmaking as a career. “I remember when I was a four-year-old kid, my father had…

Netflix drops the first-look of Madhuri Dixit starrer Finding Anamika

At Tudum, the global fan event hosted by Netflix, the streaming media giant shared the first-look of its much-awaited streaming show Finding Anamika. The series stars seasoned Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit in the lead role. Karan Johar has produced it under Dharmatic Entertainment while Karishma Kohli and Bejoy Nambiar are…

Radhika Apte wraps up filming her next Forensic

On Saturday, Radhika Apte took to Instagram to announce that she has wrapped up the shoot of her forthcoming film Forensic. The crime thriller is the official Hindi remake of the successful Malayalam film of the same name. It also stars Vikrant Massey in the lead role. Apte shared a…

Kartik Aaryan takes home a hefty paycheque for his next…

Despite the failure of his last film Love Aaj Kal (202o), Kartik Aaryan remains one of the most sought-after actors in Bollywood. The rising star currently has half a dozen exciting projects in his pocket, including Dhamaka, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Freddy, Shehzada, and Captain India. He also headlines producer Sajid…

International Emmy Awards 2021: Aarya, Vir Das For India, and…

International Emmy Awards 2021 nominees were announced on Thursday (23), and three nominations have been bagged by India. Sushmita Sen’s series Aarya, Vir Das’ show Vir Das: For India, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui have been nominated. Nawazuddin is nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor category for his performance in…

A perfectly likeable story of girl power

REALITY SHOW STAR APARNA SHEWAKRAMANI DISCUSSES HER BOOK INDIAN MATCHMAKING has been a big success since it premiered on Netflix and the most memorable person from the eight-part reality series was Aparna Shewakramani. The no-nonsense attorney, who knew exactly what she wanted when looking for a husband, divided opinion, with…

Tovino Thomas’ superhero film Minnal Murali to release on Netflix…

A few days ago, it was announced that Tovino Thomas’ superhero film Minnal Murali will get a direct-to-digital release on Netflix. Informing his fans about it, Thomas had tweeted, “From Kurukkanmoola to the world, Minnal Murali is all set to strike worldwide. Striking soon on @netflixIndia . Ithu minnum! #MinnalOnNetflix.”…

“Her narratives are refreshing,” says The White Tiger star Adarsh…

After winning raves for his powerful performance in Netflix’s global hit The White Tiger (2021), Adarsh Gourav recently announced his collaboration with successful Bollywood filmmaker Zoya Akhtar. The actor plays the lead role in Akhtar’s next production venture Kho Gaye Hum Kahan, which also stars Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday…

Rana Daggubati and Venkatesh come together to headline Netflix’s Rana…

Popular Tollywood stars Rana Daggubati and Venkatesh Daggubati have joined hands to star in an upcoming Netflix streaming show titled Rana Naidu. The crime-drama series is an official adaptation of the successful American crime drama Ray Donovan. Karan Anshuman (Inside Edge) and Suparn Verma (The Family Man 2) have been…

Sony to take on Disney in India with media merger

SONY's India unit will merge with ZEE Entertainment, the major local broadcaster said Wednesday (22), as the battle for eyeballs with international streaming services heats up. The merged entity -- which analysts say is likely to rival market leader Star and Disney India in terms of viewership and channel offerings…

Diljit Dosanjh: I take Punjab with me wherever I go

A Twitter user had recently questioned popular singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh about him not spending most of his time in his home state Punjab. The singer and actor, who is known for his work in several notable Punjabi and Bollywood films such as Jatt and Juliet (2012), Udta Punjab…

Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao’s Hum Do Humare Do heads…

Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao, who won millions of hearts with their endearing performances in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017), recently united to headline yet another comedy film titled Hum Do Humare Do. The film revolves around a young couple who decides to adopt two parents to fill…

Ali Fazal to topline Arati Kadav’s untitled sci-fi short film

Actor Ali Fazal, who was most recently seen in Netflix’s anthology Ray (2021), has shot for an upcoming short film. The untitled science fiction short film, which the actor recently shot for in Mumbai for 4 days, has been written and directed by Arati Kadav, the director of the 2019…

Radhika Apte and Ali Fazal to host Netflix’s event Tudum:…

A few days ago, it was announced that Netflix has planned a virtual event named Tudum: A Netflix Global Fan Event which will take place on 25th September 2021. Now, the streaming platform has announced that ahead of the event there will be a pre-show titled Tudum: India Spotlight. Netflix…

Mrunal Thakur on letting go of Netflix’s Baahubali: Before The…

Rising Bollywood star Mrunal Thakur, whose filmography includes such notable films as Super 30 (2019), Batla House (2019), and Toofaan (2021), admits that she had to bow out of a couple of projects recently and she was not fine with it. One of the projects that Thakur had to leave…

Netflix announces the premiere date for the final season of…

Netflix has finally revealed the premiere date for the fourth and final season of its popular streaming show Little Things. Starring actors Dhruv Sehgal and Mithila Palkar in lead roles, the much-loved series will premiere on Netflix on October 15, the streamer announced on Saturday. The show follows an everyday…

Tudum: Madhuri Dixit, Jennifer Aniston, Dwayne Johnson and other celebs…

If you watch Netflix's original series and movies, you would be familiar with the sound ‘tudum’ that comes in the starting. Now, the streaming giant has decided to have a virtual event named Tudum: A Netflix Global Fan Event. The event, which will take place on 25th September 2021, will…

Tabu teams up with Vishal Bhardwaj for a spy thriller…

Tabu and filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj have earlier worked together in films like Maqbool and Haider. Now, the director-actress duo has teamed up for a spy thriller titled Khufiya which will be premiered on Netflix. Bhardwaj took to Twitter to make an announcement about the film. He tweeted, “Justice gets personal. I’m…

All about Annkit Bhatia

UNPREDICTABLE actor Annkit Bhatia is currently playing the antagonist on popular daily drama serial Bhagyalaxmi and is really enjoying the challenge. This continues on from other interesting characters for a rising star with an impressive screen presence. Eastern Eye caught up with Annkit to discuss his acting journey, latest project,…

Salman Khan and Aayush Sharma’s Antim: The Final Truth expected…

According to reports, the makers of the upcoming Bollywood film Antim: The Final Truth are planning to release the film on the occasion of Dussehra. Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, the action thriller stars Aayush Sharma in the lead role while superstar Salman Khan plays a supporting role. The film is…

Roshan Mathew on Darlings: This one has been a jarringly…

Roshan Mathew made his acting debut with the Malayalam film Adi Kapyare Kootamani (2015). He later featured in many Malayalam movies, and last year made his Hindi debut with Anurag Kashyap’s Choked which was released on Netflix. His next Hindi film will be Darlings which also stars Alia Bhatt, Shefali…

T-Series and Reliance Entertainment sign a multi-film deal; set to…

Bollywood majors T-Series and Reliance Entertainment have inked a major deal to jointly produce more than 10 feature films, including action thrillers, biopics, dramas, and comedies, in the next 36 months with an approximate investment of £9,81,40,710.00, the heads of both production houses said in a statement. The upcoming slate…

Yami Gautam ecstatic as audience loves her performance in Bhoot…

Actress Yami Gautam is on cloud nine as her performance in the recently released film Bhoot Police has received terrific responses from various quarters. Ever since the release of the film, her fans have been writing positively about her performance on social media. After receiving tons of messages from fans,…

Sara Ali Khan teams up with Laxman Utekar for Maddock…

Sara Ali Khan, who was last seen in Coolie No. 1 (2020), has reportedly been cast to headline filmmaker Laxman Utekar’s next directorial venture, which Dinesh Vijan produces under the banner of Maddock Films. Utekar and Vijan most recently collaborated on Mimi (2021). Starring Kriti Sanon in the lead role,…

Pooja Entertainment denies the reports of offering Kartik Aaryan a…

Kartik Aaryan is undoubtedly one of the most popular actors of this generation. He has been a part of successful films like Pyaar Ka Punchnama franchise, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Luka Chuppi, and Pati Patni Aur Woh. Recently, there were reports that Vashu Bhagnani of Pooja Entertainment has offered…

Bobby Deol bags Best Actor award for Aashram

Actors Bobby Deol and Debina Bonnerjee were felicitated by the Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the 27th Lions Gold Awards 2021. While the Class of ‘83 (2020) actor was honoured with the Best Actor OTT Star award for his successful streaming show Aashram (2020), Bonnerjee received the Social…

Fatima Sana Shaikh approached to join Vicky Kaushal on the…

According to reports, Fatima Sana Shaikh has been approached to play a pivotal role in filmmaker Meghna Gulzar’s much-awaited directorial venture Sam Bahadur. The film features rising Bollywood star Vicky Kaushal in the title role. If Shaikh joins the cast of the film, it will mark her maiden collaboration with…

Tovino Thomas’ superhero film Minnal Murali to premiere on Netflix

Malayalam superhero film Minnal Murali starring Tovino Thomas was slated to release last year, but due to the pandemic, the movie didn’t hit the big screens. In March this year, Thomas had shared a motion poster and had announced that the film will release during Onam 2021. But, due to…

Sharman Joshi set to make his debut in Telugu cinema

Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi, whose filmography includes such successful films as Rang De Basanti (2006), Golmaal (2006), and 3 Idiots (2009), is set to make his debut in Tollywood. According to reports, the actor has signed on to play an important role in the upcoming Telugu-language film Music School. Popular…

Kartik Aaryan and Anees Bazmee to reteam post Bhool Bhulaiyaa…

According to reports, filmmaker Anees Bazmee is set to direct Kartik Aaryan again in an upcoming love story he wrote during the coronavirus-induced lockdown. The duo is already working together on Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, which co-stars Kiara Advani and Tabu in principal roles. The horror-comedy film, produced by T-Series, is…

Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment teams up with…

Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani have been producing some great content for the past 20 years under their banner Excel Entertainment. Now, they have teamed up with Netflix for their new projects. Netflix India took to Twitter to make an announcement about it. They tweeted, “Dil chahta hai to scream…

Best NFL Related Movies To Watch In Netflix

There is something about sports movies that are truly inspiring and heartwarming. On top of that, they provide great entertainment for sports enthusiasts who are not pleased enough with watching sports events during the weekends. The sports genre in movies has always been popular, but it seems like it grows…

Shefali Shah wraps up the shooting of Doctor G

Shefali Shah has some interesting projects lined up and one of them is Doctor G which also stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Rakul Preet Singh. The actress recently wrapped up the shooting of the movie and took to Instagram to inform everyone about it. She posted, “Yet another journey comes to…

Netflix sets date for the premiere of Kota Factory 2

Netflix has announced the premiere date for the much-awaited second season of Kota Factory. The show revolves around various trials and tribulations students preparing for competitive exams go through. While the first season premiered on TVFPlay, Kota Factory 2 is set to stream on Netflix on September 24. The show…

Juhi Chawla to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Netflix show…

After creating magic on celluloid with his magnificent films, celebrated filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is set to make his digital debut with Heeramandi, a streaming show set at Netflix. According to reports, the high-profile show will feature a host of Bollywood actresses in principal roles. Several names have been linked…

Vijay Sethupathi and Sundeep Kishan team up for a movie…

Vijay Sethupathi is surely on a roll. He already has many films lined up, and on Friday (27), one more film of the actor has been announced. Sethupathi and Sundeep Kishan have teamed up for a movie titled Michael which will be directed by Ranjit Jeyakodi and produced by Sree…

Kriti Sanon on Mimi: Thank you for all the love,…

Kriti Sanon starrer Mimi started streaming on Jio Cinema and Netflix on 26th July 2021. The movie received positive reviews from the critics, and even the audience has liked it. On Thursday (26) as the film completed one month of its release Kriti took to Instagram to thank everyone for…

Indian adaptation of French series Call My Agent headed to…

Call My Agent: Bollywood, the Indian adaptation of the successful French series Dix Pour Cent, is set to premiere on Netflix, the streaming platform announced on Thursday. Directed by Shaad Ali and written by Abbas Dalal and Hussein Dalal, the streaming show stars Aahana Kumra, Ayush Mehra, Rajat Kapoor, and…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s first independent music album titled Sukoon to…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is a multi-talented personality. He is a writer, director, producer, and music composer. The filmmaker has composed songs for his movies like Guzaarish, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat, and Malaal, and all the songs were chartbusters. Bhansali has also composed music for his upcoming film…

Ali Fazal to star in Vishal Bhardwaj’s next directorial

According to reports, Ali Fazal is set to star in National Award-winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj’s next directorial offering. Casting for other important characters in the untitled action drama is currently underway. “Vishal will be directing an action-drama next and has signed Ali Fazal for the same. This is the first…

5-year-old British boy Jacob Smith plays the role of Kriti…

Kriti Sanon starrer Mimi started streaming on Netflix and Jio Cinema last month. The movie has received a great response, and apart from Kriti, child actor Jacob Smith has grabbed everyone’s attention with his performance in it. Jacob is a five-year-old British boy from Aberdeen who plays the role of…

Release date of Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon starrer Ganapath…

Last year in November, it was announced that Tiger Shroff will be seen in Vikas Bahl’s Ganapath, and earlier, this year, the makers had announced that Kriti Sanon will be seen as the female lead in the movie. Now, on Saturday (21), the makers announced the release date of the…

Kartik Aaryan and Kirti Sanon to shoot for Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo…

According to reports, Kartik Aaryan and Kirti Sanon will commence shooting on the official remake of the successful Telugu-language film Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo (2020) in November. The remake was earlier set to start rolling in June, but when the dates of the two actors did not match, the makers decided to…

Mindy Kaling opens about a devastating moment when The Office…

Mindy Kaling, actor, writer and co-creator of the successful Netflix show Never Have I Ever, recently opened up about a time when she felt most insecure about her body, calling it a devastating moment. This happened when she was working as a writer and actor on the acclaimed show The…

Netflix renews Mindy Kaling’s Never Have I Ever for Season…

Netflix has renewed its globally popular streaming show Never Have I Ever for a third season. The series stars Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi Vishwakumar, a first-generation Indian American teenage girl juggling home and high school, while being in a complicated love triangle. The makers took to the official Instagram account…

Divya Dutta, Sakshi Tanwar and Saiyami Kher to star in…

Tahira Kashyap Khurrana has earlier worked on a few short films. But now, she is all set to helm a feature film titled Sharmaji Ki Beti. The movie stars Divya Dutta, Sakshi Tanwar, and Saiyami Kher in the lead roles and it is produced by Applause Entertainment and Ellipsis Entertainment.…

Netflix announces new anthology Ankahi Kahaniya; set to premiere on…

Netflix has announced a new anthology film titled Ankahi Kahaniya. It consists of three unheard and untold tales of love and longing, directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Abhishek Chaubey, and Saket Chaudhary for RSVP Movies. Ankahi Kahaniya takes viewers through winding paths of longing and love. On this journey of…

Zoya Akhtar to launch Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor & Ibrahim…

According to reports, successful Bollywood filmmaker Zoya Akhtar, who last helmed Gully Boy (2019), is set to create a streaming show based on the globally popular Archies Comics. The untitled show is set at Netflix. An Indian publication reports that Akhtar has already found her Betty and Veronica, while the…

The Significance Of Data Science In India

Lockdown has made people learn new and different things. Every person who wants to add on skills and leverage the lockdown period is looking out for data science courses in India. And also, on the other hand, Data Scientist jobs are on the rise in every organization, no matter the size…

Mindy Kaling teams up with Amazon Studios to produce a…

Mindy Kaling has teamed up with Amazon Studios to produce a new Muslim rom-com. An official adaptation of Uzma Jalaluddin’s novel Hana Khan Carries On (2021), the film has Sahar Jahani on board as a writer. Kaling and Jessica Kumai Scott are set to produce under the banner of Kaling…

Mindy Kaling rounds out the cast of her HBO Max…

Mindy Kaling, who is presently basking in the global success of her Netflix show Never Have I Ever Season 2, has rounded out the cast of her upcoming HBO Max series The Sex Lives of College Girls. Actors Isabella Roland, Kavi Ladnier, and Stephen Guarino are onboard to play important…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan requests everyone to pronounce her name correctly

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who has become an overnight star after delivering a breakout performance as Devi Vishwakumar in Netflix’s globally popular teen comedy series Never Have I Ever, has requested people to pronounce her name correctly. The 19-year-old actress recently took to social media and said how she would love her…

Riteish Deshmukh and Tamannaah Bhatia headline Netflix’s quirky comedy Plan…

Riteish Deshmukh and Tamannaah Bhatia are set to make their Netflix debut with an upcoming quirky romantic comedy film titled Plan A Plan B. Shashanka Ghosh, who is presently busy filming Ekta Kapoor’s Freddy with Kartik Aaryan and Alaya F, is attached as director. Ghosh directs from the script written…

Rhea Kapoor shares a picture from her wedding with Karan…

Anil Kapoor’s daughter and film producer Rhea Kapoor tied the knot with her long-time beau Karan Boolani on Saturday (14). It was an intimate wedding attended by the family and close friends. On Monday (16), Rhea took to Instagram to share a picture from the wedding, and she captioned it…

Biopics on freedom fighters that you can binge-watch on Independence…

15th August 2021 will mark India’s 75th Independence Day. A lot of freedom fighters sacrificed their lives, so the country can get its independence from the British rule. While there’s a lot of written material about these freedom fighters, movies have also been a source of information to us. Along…

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in consideration for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Heeramandi

According to reports, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is in consideration for one of the lead roles in ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next project Heeramandi. Set at Netflix, the streaming show is about love, betrayal, succession, and politics. It is set in pre-independent India and revolves around the lives of the…

Netflix pays a staggering amount to Sanjay Leela Bhansali for…

Set at Netflix, Heeramandi is an upcoming streaming show from the house of Sanjay Leela Bhansali Productions. The project had been in news even before its official announcement. The buzz around it has only heightened after Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Netflix officially announced the project a couple of days ago.…

Kajol watches Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride of India in…

Ajay Devgn starrer Bhuj: The Pride of India is all set to premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on Friday (13). Recently, at a special screening Ajay’s wife and actress Kajol watched the film in a theatre and took to Instagram to inform her fans about it. She posted, “My theatre experience…

Never Have I Ever star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan becomes 2nd South…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is on a roll after the roaring success of her Netflix show Never Have I Ever, created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. The 19-year-old actress has won raves for her outstanding performance as Devi Vishwakumar in the coming-of-age comedy-drama, which recently returned with a season 2. While…

The top 10 Saif Ali Khan performances

THIS week Saif Ali Khan turns a year older and celebrates his 51st birthday on August 16. The Bollywood actor has been entertaining audiences ever since he made his film debut in 1993 and has since starred in a wide array of genres. Eastern Eye decided to celebrate the actor…

Huma Qureshi: My plan is to do some interesting work…

Huma Qureshi has been in the industry for nine years and has featured in some remarkable films like Gangs of Wasseypur, D Day, Dedh Ishqiya, Badlapur, and others. In 2019, she made her digital debut with Netflix’s Leila, and this year made her Hollywood debut with Zack Snyder’s Army of…

Nikkhil Advani: It’s a disservice to content by making it…

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic engulfed the whole world in its claws, dozens of high-profile Bollywood films have had their direct-to-digital premieres, bypassing theatrical release. Filmmakers have valid reasons for not holding their ready-to-release titles and heading to streaming media platforms for their premieres. Filmmaker Nikkhil Advani says it is…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Hasan Minhaj among “desi” celebrities to grace Rajiv…

The first season of Rajiv Satyal’s unique YouTube show What Do You Bring to the Table? featured guests from Deepak Chopra to Savan Kotecha. After tasting success with the first season, the popular comedian is returning with a second season. All the episodes will be available on his website by…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali joins forces with Netflix for pre-independence streaming…

Celebrated filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who completed 25 years in Bollywood on Monday, has teamed up with Netflix for his ambitious streaming show titled Heeramandi. Rumours about him working on the high-profile show had been swirling around for several months. On Tuesday, the filmmaker made the official announcement. Set in…

Rohit Saraf: I never had a plan B

Known for his memorable acts in such successful Bollywood films as Dear Zindagi (2016), Hichki (2018), and Ludo (2020), Rohit Saraf has been slowly but steadily making his mark in showbiz ever since beginning his acting career some five years ago. He has stolen millions of hearts not just with…

Exclusive! Jaydeep Sarkar on Feels Like Ishq: Any work that…

Director Jaydeep Sarkar has helmed the segment Ishq Mastana in Netflix's anthology Feels Like Ishq. The anthology started streaming on the digital platform on 23rd July 2021. We recently interacted with Sarkar and spoke to him about Ishq Mastana. In his segment, two people meet at a protest and fall…

Never Have I Ever stars Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Richa Moorjani…

Never Have I Ever stars Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Richa Moorjani have spoken about their dance performance on the hit Bollywood number ‘Sheila Ki Jawani’ and how the two bonded over it. Filmed on Katrina Kaif, the song appeared in choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan’s 2010 directorial Tees Maar Khan, also starring Akshay…

Raza Jaffrey onboards Starz’s The Serpent Queen

Raza Jaffrey, who is known for playing pivotal roles in such popular shows as Code Black, Spooks, and Homeland, has been cast to essay the character of Francois Guise in the upcoming Starz drama series The Serpent Queen. Based on the book Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France by…

Exclusive! Elnaaz Norouzi: I want to work with Sriram Raghavan…

Elnaaz Norouzi started her journey as an actor with Netflix’s Sacred Games. She was later featured in a couple of projects, and currently, the actress is busy garnering praises for her performance in Sony LIV’s series Chutzpah. We recently interacted with Elnaaz and when we asked her if she has…

Kajol denies being approached for Rajkumar Hirani’s next opposite Shah…

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol have worked together in successful films like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Baazigar, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Karan Arjun, My Name Is Khan and Dilwale. Moviegoers love to watch SRK and Kajol on the big screen, and their fans have been eagerly waiting…

Kartik Aaryan finds his leading lady for Freddy

According to reports, the makers of the upcoming Bollywood film Freddy are planning to rope in Alaya F as the female lead. The film, which began rolling on Sunday, stars Kartik Aaryan in the lead role. Shashanka Ghosh is directing the flick for Ekta Kapoor and Jay Shewakramani. A source…

Sakshi Tanwar on working with Neena Gupta and Manoj Bajpayee…

Sakshi Tanwar does not sign projects left, right and centre as she believes in quality than quantity. But whenever she takes up a project, it never fails to create a great amount of buzz among her fans. The talented actress, who was last seen in the successful ALTBalaji series Mission…

Rajkummar Rao and Janhvi Kapoor to reteam for Sharan Sharma’s…

Rajkummar Rao and Janhvi Kapoor were seen together on the big screen in this year’s release Roohi. The movie received mixed reviews and did reasonably well at the box office in India. Now, according to a report in Pinkvilla, Rajkummar and Janhvi will be reteaming for Sharan Sharma’s next which…

Kartik Aaryan teams up with Ekta Kapoor for a movie…

Kartik Aaryan is on a roll. A few months ago, the actor was in the news for his exit from the movies, however, now, he has many interesting projects lined up. After Sajid Nadiadwala’s next production venture and Hansal Mehta’s Captain India, now one more film of Kartik has been…

Pranati Rai Prakash and Ritvik Dhanjani launch a unique poster…

Actors Pranati Rai Prakash and Ritvik Dhanjani have raised the curtain on a unique Graffiti poster of their upcoming streaming show Cartel. There has been lot of buzz around Ekta Kapoor’s show ever since it began rolling. It is set to stream on ALTBalaji and MX Player soon. Pranati Rai…

Kartik Aaryan to begin filming Ekta Kapoor’s Freddy in August

Last seen in Love Aaj Kal (2020), Kartik Aaryan will start shooting for Ekta Kapoor’s next production venture Freddy in August. Shashanka Ghosh, who previously directed Veerey Di Wedding (2018), has been tapped to direct. Kapoor is co-producing the film with Jay Shewakramani. A source close to the development tells…

Shefali Shah on working with Alia Bhatt in Darlings: She…

Shefali Shah is undoubtedly one of the most talented actresses we have in the industry. She has made a mark in Bollywood, the Television industry, and on digital platforms. The actress has some interesting projects lined up and one of them is Darlings which is produced by Alia Bhatt's Eternal…

Toy maker Mattel warns of price rise ahead of Christmas

TOY giant Mattel said it has to increase product prices ahead of Christmas due to a steep rise in costs of raw materials and shipping. "We will be looking at increasing prices in the second half of [the] year," Mattel's chief executive Ynon Kreiz told the BBC. "We haven't broken…

Exclusive! Sai Tamhankar: It is everybody’s dream to feature in…

Sai Tamhankar is currently busy garnering praises for her performance in Mimi. The actress, who is a prominent name in the Marathi film industry, plays Mimi’s best friend Shama’s character in the film. We recently interacted with Sai, and while talking to us about her character in the film, the…

Maaran: First look and title of #D43 unveiled on Dhanush’s…

In the South film industry, there’s a trend that on an actor’s birthday the first look or the teaser of his next film is unveiled. On Wednesday (28), Dhanush celebrates his 38th birthday, so the makers of #D43 announced the title of their movie and unveiled the first look poster.…

Monica, O My Darling: Rajkummar Rao, Huma Qureshi and Radhika…

There were reports that Rajkummar Rao, Huma Qureshi, and Radhika Apte will be seen in a movie titled Monica, O My Darling which will release on Netflix. Now, the movie has been officially announced. Huma Qureshi took to Twitter to share her first look poster, and wrote, “It’s a crime…

Navarasa Trailer: Netflix’s Tamil anthology by Mani Ratnam looks interesting

Mani Ratnam has created an anthology titled Navarasa which is all set to start streaming on Netflix on 6th August 2021. The anthology has nine segments, directed by nine different directors. On Tuesday (27), Netflix India South took to Twitter to unveil the trailer of the film. They tweeted, “Stories,…

Mindy Kaling responds to backlash over South Asian Velma in…

Mindy Kaling, who is presently basking in the runaway success of her Netflix show Never Have I Ever 2 (2021), has responded to criticisms she received over voicing a South Asian version of Velma in the upcoming HBO Max animated Scooby-Doo spinoff. Back in February, HBO Max announced it had…

Mimi movie review: This Kriti Sanon starrer is filled with…

Kriti Sanon starrer Mimi was all set to start streaming on Netflix and Jio Cinema on 30th July 2021. However, due to some circumstances, the film started streaming on Monday (26). Mimi is an adaptation of the Marathi film Mala Aai Vhhaychy (2011) which had received India’s National Film Award…

Kriti Sanon on Mimi: The film happened at a time…

Kriti Sanon is gearing up for the release of her movie Mimi which is all set to start streaming on Jio Cinema and Netflix soon. The movie revolves around an aspiring actress who agrees to become a surrogate mother for a foreign couple. It’s Kriti’s first female-led film, and recently…

“I want to play a track athlete,” says The White…

Actor Adarsh Gourav, who shot to international fame after delivering a standout performance in Netflix’s The White Tiger (2021) and winning the nomination at the prestigious 74th British Academy of Films and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards, says that his dream role is to play a track athlete in a film.…

Exclusive! Tanya Maniktala on her character in Chutzpah: It is…

Tanya Maniktala became a household name after the release of Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy in which she played the lead role. The series aired on BBC One and later it started streaming on Netflix. The actress is currently seen in the series Chutzpah which started streaming on Sony LIV…

Kartik Aaryan to star in Hansal Mehta’s Captain India

There were reports that Kartik Aaryan will be teaming up with Hansal Mehta for a thriller. Now, the movie has been officially announced and it is titled Captain India. Kartik took to Twitter to make an announcement about it. He tweeted, “When a man goes beyond the call of duty…

Simran Budharup: I will never leave this show

ONE of the big television success stories of 2021 has been popular Star Plus serial Pandya Store. The family drama has connected with audiences in a big way and one of the stand-out lead performers has been young actress Simran Budharup. That star-making turn has gained her a big fan…

Kartik Aaryan in talks with Bhansali for a different project…

Rumours were doing the rounds lately that Kartik Aaryan was in talks with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali for a possible collaboration. Some media outlets reported that Bhansali was considering the actor for a role in one of his forthcoming offerings – Baiju Bawra and Heera Mandi. While Baiju Bawra is…

Kriti Sanon on transformation for Mimi

Kriti Sanon can go to any length when it comes to doing justice to the roles she takes up. In her forthcoming film Mimi, directed by Laxman Utekar, she plays a surrogate mother. To look thoroughly convincing in her role, the actress had to put on some weight, which stopped…

Tech Trends to Look Out for in 2021

The pace at which technology is continuously evolving is unprecedented. Each and every day seemingly brings with it some new and exciting thing to be excited about in the world of tech. Fresh off a year that saw the world retreat indoors in an effort to curb the spread of…

Rohit Saraf: I’m thoroughly enjoying what I’m doing so I…

Rohit Saraf made his debut with the 2016 release Dear Zindagi. He later featured in movies like Dear Maya and Hichki but got fame with the 2019 release The Sky Is Pink which also starred Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, and Zaira Wasim. After The Sky Is Pink, the actor starred…

Nayanthara starrer Netrikann to premiere on Disney+ Hotstar

Nayanthara is one of the biggest names in the South film industry. Her fans are always eager to watch her on the big screen, but now, the actress’ next Tamil film Netrikann is all for a direct-to-digital release on Disney+ Hotstar. Disney+ Hotstar took to Twitter to make an announcement…

Supriya Pathak Kapur: It’s a lovely time and a great…

Veteran actor Supriya Pathak Kapur is famously known for her performance as Hansa from the TV show Khichdi. But well, she has been in the Indian film industry for four decades and has been a part of many amazing movies like Kalyug, Bazaar, Mirch Masala, Wake Up Sid, Goliyon Ki…

Mindy Kaling, Darren Barnet and Jaren Lewison discuss Devi’s happy…

Never Have I Ever 2, which premiered on July 15 on Netflix, has been winning raves from across the board. Just like its predecessor, the second season of the coming-of-age comedy-drama starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and co-created by Mindy Kaling, has turned out to be an instant hit and fans are…

Kajol is back on the sets, says ‘it feels like…

Kajol was last seen on the big screen in the 2020 release Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior. She played the role of Tanhaji’s wife, Savitribai Malusare. While it was a small role, Kajol left a mark with her performance in it. Earlier this year, she made her digital debut with Tribhanga…

John McEnroe reveals why he agreed to turn narrator for…

John McEnroe needs no introduction. If you are a tennis enthusiast from the 80s or 90s, you would already know about his unrivalled shot-making and volleying skills in the game. But the American former professional tennis player, who now offers his take on the sport as a TV analyst, is…

Arbaaz Khan opens up about Salim-Javed documentary Angry Young Men

Actor-producer Arbaaz Khan is psyched up about the forthcoming documentary which chronicles his father Salim Khan and his writing partner Javed Akhtar’s eventful career as Indian cinema’s most popular screenwriting duo. Titled Angry Young Men, the documentary has the writers' children – superstar Salman Khan, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar and producer-director…

Adarsh Gourav: I want to work globally

Adarsh Gourav started his journey as a child actor with the 2010 release My Name Is Khan. He later featured in movies like Rukh and Mom. But, it was The White Tiger that made him a household name. Ramin Bahrani's The White Tiger, which also featured Priyanka Chopra and Rajkummar…

Netflix begins production on second season of Masaba Masaba

The Netflix Original series Masaba Masaba, which follows the life of renowned Indian fashion designer Masaba Gupta, turned out to be an instant success on its premiere last year. Buoyed up by the great response that the first season garnered, the streaming media giant gave its makers the go-ahead to…

Balika Vadhu star Avika Gor pays a heartfelt tribute to…

There is no denying the fact that Colors’ iconic show Balika Vadhu made Avika Gor a household name across India, but other talented actors on its impressive cast also contributed hugely to its incredible success during a time when every second show on television was all about saas-bahu and their…

Veteran actress Surekha Sikri passes away

Veteran actress Surekha Sikri, known for her performances in movies like Tamas, Mammo, Zubeidaa, Badhaai Ho, and others, passed away on Friday morning due to cardiac arrest. According to PTI, in a statement, her agent Vivek Sidhwani said, "Three-time national award-winning actress, Surekha Sikri has passed away following a cardiac…

Janhvi Kapoor to star in Dharma Productions’ next; Kayoze Irani…

After directing a segment in Netflix’s anthology film Ajeeb Dastaans (2021), Kayoze Irani is now set to direct a full-fledged film for Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. If reports are to be believed, Janhvi Kapoor has been roped in to play the female lead. A well-placed source informs a digital publication,…

Meghan Markle to bankroll animated series Pearl for Netflix

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, is set to produce an animated adventure series for Netflix, titled Pearl. Archewell Productions, the media production arm of Prince Harry and Markle's Archewell enterprise, on Wednesday announced that a new animated series is in development at the company. Pearl,…

Radhika Apte in talks to join Hrithik Roshan and Saif…

After several years of speculations, Bollywood is finally set to remake the superhit Tamil-language film Vikram Vedha (2017) in Hindi, with Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan stepping into the shoes of Vijay Sethupathi and R Madhavan’s characters respectively. The buzz around the remake has just heightened ever since it…

Shahid Kapoor joins hands with Bhushan Kumar and Amar Butala…

The massive success of Kabir Singh (2019) has propelled actor Shahid Kapoor’s career upwards with every top producer waiting to sign him in their next venture. The actor has been offered dozens of exciting films after Kabir Singh set the box office on fire in 2019. He has already completed…

Netflix’s anthology Navarasa to premiere on 6th August

After Lust Stories, Ghost Stories, Pitta Kathalu, Ajeeb Daastaans, Ray, and Feels Like Ishq, now, Netflix has announced its new anthology titled Navarasa. It’s a Tamil language anthology created by ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam. Netflix South India took to Twitter to make an announcement about the release date of Navarasa.…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali to direct the first episode of Netflix’s…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali was supposed to direct a film titled Heera Mandi a few years ago. But, it never went on the floors and was put on a backburner. For the past few months, we have been reading a lot of reports about Heera Mandi. While there’s no official announcement…

Mimi trailer: Comedy, drama and emotions; this Kriti Sanon starrer…

A few days ago, it was announced that Kriti Sanon starrer Mimi will be premiering on Jio Cinema and Netflix on 30th July 2021. The posters of the film had already created a good pre-release buzz, and now, the makers have released the trailer of the movie. Kriti took to…

Hindi remake of Suriya starrer Soorarai Pottru on the cards

Tamil film Soorarai Pottru starring Suriya got a direct-to-digital release on Amazon Prime Video in November last year. The movie received a great response and was also made available for screening at the 93rd Academy Awards, however, it was not nominated. Now, a Hindi remake of the film has been…

Kartik Aaryan to join forces with Sanjay Leela Bhansali?

It has been several months since reports have been doing the rounds that Kartik Aaryan is set to join forces with celebrated filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali for a high-profile project. It seems fuel has been added to the fire as the rising Bollywood star was spotted outside the filmmaker’s office…

Kriti Sanon starrer Mimi to premiere on Netflix and Jio…

A few days ago, the makers of Kriti Sanon starrer Mimi had revealed that the movie will release this month, and on Friday, it was announced that the trailer of the film will be out on 13th July 2021. Now, the makers have announced that Mimi will premiere on Netflix…

Exclusive: Priya Malik: “It’s important for us as a society…

In a traditional setup like India, many parents still manage to badger their children into pursuing so-called more “secure” and “stable” careers like doctors and engineers. The last thing they want their children to do is to opt for a career in fields like music, poetry, or other forms of…

Sanya Malhotra to star in the Hindi remake of Telugu…

A few months ago, it was announced that Rajkummar Rao will be seen playing the lead role in the Hindi remake of the Telugu film HIT. Now, the makers have roped in Sanya Malhotra to portray the character of the female lead in the movie. T-Series, took to Twitter, to…

Sonakshi Sinha’s horror-comedy film with RSVP Movies locks its title

A couple of days ago, we informed our readers that Sonakshi Sinha and Riteish Deshmukh were set to headline an upcoming horror-comedy film, produced by Ronnie Screwvala under his banner, RSVP Movies. The latest update on the forthcoming project is that the makers have not only locked its official title,…

Exclusive! Akansha Ranjan Kapoor: I don’t believe in superstitions

Akansha Ranjan Kapoor made her acting debut with Netflix’s Guilty last year. Currently, she is busy garnering praises for her performance in Netflix's anthology Ray which started streaming on 25th June 2021. In the segment Spotlight, Akansha plays the role of an actress who believes in the spiritual power of…

Richie Mehta to direct a web series based on the…

Richie Mehta, who had created the International Emmy-winning Netflix series Delhi Crime, is all set to write and direct a web series based on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. The series will be produced by Ronnie Screwvala under his banner RSVP Movies and Ramesh Krishnamoorthy’s Global One Studios. It will…

Ram Madhvani to direct a high-profile streaming show on Jallianwala…

Filmmaker Ram Madhvani, who is known for his award-winning film Neerja (2016) and the hugely successful web-show Aarya (2020), is set to direct a high-profile streaming show based on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. As per reports, the filmmaker has already begun initial prep on the ambitious historical drama. Not much…

ZEE5 set to premiere Vikrant Massey, Kriti Kharbanda’s 14 Phere…

Headlined by Vikrant Massey and Kriti Kharbanda, social-comedy 14 Phere is set to release digitally on July 23 on ZEE5. The duo took to their Instagram accounts and shared the first look of the film on Monday. Devanshu Singh, who has previously helmed the critically-acclaimed film Chintu Ka Birthday (2019),…

“I have a problem with the portrayal of bubbly girls…

Fronted by Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey and Harshvardhan Rane, Hindi film Haseen Dillruba (2021) has been trending on Netflix ever since its premiere on July 2. Directed by Vinil Mathew, the film has been written by Kanika Dhillon whose filmography includes such notable films as Manmarziyaan (2018), Kedarnath (2018), and…

She season 2: Shooting of Imtiaz Ali’s series is underway

Imtiaz Ali created a series titled She which started streaming on Netflix in March 2020. The series starring Aaditi Pohankar in the lead role received a good response, and a season two of She was announced. On Monday, Imtiaz Ali posted on Instagram that the shooting of the series is…

Irrfan Khan’s unreleased film Dubai Return to release on YouTube…

If you are a fan of late actor Irrfan Khan, rejoice! YouTube is set to release the acclaimed actor’s unreleased film Dubai Return tomorrow on July 3, 2021. Khan's son Babil Khan took to social media to share the update. He also shared a poster of the film on Instagram,…

ED summons Yami Gautam in FEMA case

Popular Bollywood actress Yami Gautam has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in Mumbai for alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). The agency has found foreign exchange transactions to the tune of approximately £145,894 in her bank account, said officials. The actress was summoned earlier too but…

Madhuri Dixit to star in Amazon Prime Video’s Mere Paas…

According to reports, seasoned Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit has signed on to headline a digital film set at Amazon Prime Video. Titled Mere Paas Maa Hai, the project features the actress in the lead role and will be directed by filmmaker Anand Tiwari. Tiwari has previously directed Love Per Square…

Haseen Dillruba movie review: Vikrant Massey shines in this strictly…

Haseen Dillruba has started streaming on Netflix. It stars Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey, and Harshvardhan Rane in the lead roles. The trailer of the film was quite impressive, but the movie isn’t a great watch. The film starts with a scene where we are shown that there’s a blast in…

Netflix India announces its first dating reality show IRL: In…

Do you think that finding true love in the age of left and right swipes is a little difficult? Well, you are not alone if you think so. There are millions who are still waiting for that someone special to come and sweep them off their feet as dating apps…

Movies to look forward to in July 2021

In June, we saw some amazing movies and web series like Sherni, The Family Man season 2, Ray, Jagame Thandhiram, Skater Girl, and others. Now, in July also there are some interesting films that are all set to release. So, here’s a list of movies to look forward to this…

Sonam Kapoor starrer Blind to get a direct-to-digital release?

Sonam Kapoor will next be seen in Blind which is produced by Sujoy Ghosh and directed by Shome Makhija. The shooting of the film kickstarted in December 2020 and was wrapped up in February this year. Well, Blind was made for a theatrical release, but according to a recent report…

Dhanush in talks to headline yet another bilingual film

Dhanush, who is presently riding high on the roaring success of his Netflix film Jagame Thandhiram (2021), has signed several interesting projects lately. The National Film Award-winning actor has been announcing a new film almost every month. A couple of days ago, Dhanush announced that he is joining forces with…

Netflix obtains digital rights to Ranveer Singh’s Cirkus; ZEE Network…

Released in 2018, Simmba emerged as one of the highest-grossing films of the year, shattering several box office records before concluding its theatrical run. It marked the maiden collaboration between Ranveer Singh and hit filmmaker Rohit Shetty. The commercial potboiler, also starring Sara Ali Khan, still remains one of the…

How Indians Have Been Coping with the Lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic has definitely affected society in more ways than one. It has also managed to dramatically affect certain parts of the world more than others. In particular, India has taken on the biggest hit in terms of the number of COVID cases worldwide. This is mostly due to…

Irrfan Khan’s son Babil Khan drops out of college to…

Irrfan Khan’s son Babil Khan is all set to make his acting debut with Netflix’s Qala. The film also stars Triptii Dimri in the lead role and it is directed by Anvitaa Dutt. A couple of days ago, it was also announced that he has teamed up with the makers…

Dhamaka to Satyanarayan Ki Katha: 5 upcoming films in Kartik…

Kartik Aaryan may have lost out on a few plum projects over the past few months, but his line-up of upcoming movies still remains as impressive as it was before he was reportedly booted out of the said films. The actor has a string of high-profile movies on his platter…

Abhay Deol to feature in Disney’s movie Spin

Abhay Deol was last seen in the film What Are the Odds which released on Netflix last year. Now, today, the actor has announced that he will be seen in Disney Channel’s original movie titled Spin. Abhay took to Instagram to share the trailer of the film. He posted, “I…

Rakul Preet Singh to be seen in AL Vijay’s October…

Director AL Vijay is currently awaiting the release of his directorial Thalaivi which stars Kangana Ranaut in the lead role. Meanwhile, he has started working on his next which is titled October 31st Ladies Night. According to Cinema Express, Rakul Preet Singh will be seen playing the lead role in…

Makers of Piku team up with Irrfan Khan’s son Babil…

Late actor Irrfan Khan featured in some wonderful films and one of them was Shoojit Sircar’s Piku. Now, the makers of Piku, director Shoojit Sircar, and producer Ronnie Lahiri have teamed up with Irrfan’s son Babil Khan. Ronnie Lahiri took to Instagram to make an announcement about it. He posted,…

Disney+ Hotstar sets premiere date for Jimmy Sheirgill’s crime thriller…

Disney+ Hotstar, which has acquired several interesting movies titles lately, has set the premiere date for the crime thriller film Collar Bomb, starring Jimmy Sheirgill in the lead role. The film will release on the streaming platform on July 9, 2021. According to a press release issued by the streamer,…

Netflix announces a new anthology titled Feels Like Ishq

After Lust Stories, Ghost Stories, Pitta Kathalu, Ajeeb Daastaans, and Ray, now, Netflix has announced one more anthology titled Feels Like Ishq. Netflix India took to Twitter to make an announcement about it. They tweeted, “Meetings by chance, love at first glance and everything else that #FeelsLikeIshq arrives 23rd July…

Shraddha Kapoor to star opposite Kartik Aaryan in Satyanarayan Ki…

Kartik Aaryan will be seen in Sajid Nadiadwala’s production venture Satyanarayan Ki Katha which will be directed by Sameer Vidwans. The film is a musical love saga, but the makers have not yet announced which actress will be seen opposite Kartik in the film. However, now, according to a report…

Dhanush to start shooting for Naane Varuven in August

Dhanush is currently busy garnering praises for his performance in Jagame Thandhiram which released on Netflix a few days ago. The actor has many interesting projects lined up and one of them is Naane Varuven. Naane Varuven will be directed by Dhanush’s brother Selvaraghavan, and the filmmaker took to Twitter…

Ekta Kapoor and Guneet Monga ink a three-film deal with…

Producers Ekta Kapoor and Guneet Monga have signed a three-film deal with filmmaker Umesh Bist who directed the critically-acclaimed Netflix film Pagglait (2021) for their banners Balaji Motion Pictures and Sikhya Entertainment respectively. Apart from impressing critics, Pagglait also won audiences’ hearts with its powerful storyline, competent direction and terrific…

Katrina Kaif commences reading sessions for her next with director…

Last seen in Bharat (2019) opposite Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif has signed some interesting projects ever since the coronavirus pandemic began. While she has almost wrapped up Excel Entertainment’s horror-comedy Phone Bhoot, the actress will soon resume filming Yash Raj Films’ Tiger 3 with Salman Khan. Additionally, she has also…

Priyanka Chopra Jonas: The freedom of streaming services is allowing…

Priyanka Chopra Jonas made her digital debut with Netflix’s The White Tiger which released earlier this year. Recently, at the launch of streaming platform ZEE5 in the US, PeeCee opened up about how things have changed after the launch of streaming services. According to PTI, the actress stated, "That's what…

Vasan Bala on pop-culture references in his films: It’s a…

Filmmaker Vasan Bala loves adding nostalgia and pop-culture references to his films. His film Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota (2018), starring Abhimanyu Dassani, Radhika Madan, and Gulshan Devaiah in lead roles, was a homage to martial arts legend Bruce Lee imbued with Bollywood references starting from its title. Bala says…

Shefali Shah on her directorial debut Someday: I shot the…

A few days ago, it was announced that actress Shefali Shah’s directorial debut Someday, a short film, will be screened at the 18th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart. The film festival will take place from 21st to 25th July and will be held in a virtual format due to the Covid-19…

Manisha Koirala joins Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon on the…

Seasoned Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, whose credits include 1942: A Love Story (1994), Bombay (1995), and Dil Se (1998), has been roped in to play a pivotal role in the official Hindi remake of Telugu blockbuster Ala Vaikunthapuramaloo (2020). Ekta Kapoor and Rohit Dhawan have come together to present the…

Dhanush teams up with filmmaker Sekhar Kammula for a trilingual…

Dhanush’s fans are in for a treat today. While Jagame Thandhiram has started streaming on Netflix today, a new movie of the actor has been announced. Dhanush will be teaming up with filmmaker Sekhar Kammula for a trilingual movie. Sekhar took to Twitter to make an announcement about the untitled…

Jimmy Sheirgill, Namit Das and more to headline Netflix series…

Filmmaker Pushpendra Nath Misra, who previously directed Ghoomketu (2020), has begun production on his upcoming Netflix series Choona. The streaming show will mark his foray into the long-form series format. Starring Jimmy Sheirgill, Namit Das, and Monika Panwar in principal roles, Choona is a heist comedy-drama, which follows an unlikely…

Tripti Dimri joins Shahid Kapoor on the cast of Sujoy…

Tripti Dimri, who made her acting debut with Poster Boys (2017) and won loads of appreciation for her searing performance in Bulbbul (2020), for which she even walked away with the Filmfare OTT Award for Best Actress in a Web Original film, is set to star alongside Shahid Kapoor in…

Shefali Shah’s Someday to be screened at Indian Film Festival…

Shefali Shah is one of the most talented actresses in the Hindi film industry. Now, she is all set to make her debut as a director with a short film titled Someday. According to PTI, Someday will be screened at the 18th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart. The film festival will…

IMDb unveils the list of the most popular Indian films…

Global online database IMDb has unveiled its list of the most popular Indian films and streaming shows of the year so far. The list features titles released between January 1, 2021, and June 3, 2021. Starring Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi in lead roles, Tamil film Master grabbed the top spot…

Shefali Shah reveals she turned down Kapoor & Sons and…

Actress Shefali Shah needs no introduction. She has delivered versatile performances in an array of Hindi films, at times stealing the show from the lead actors. While it is true that her credits include some amazing films, the actress has said no to several equally notable films over the years,…

Taapsee Pannu reveals she was not the first choice for…

Taapsee Pannu will next be seen in Haseen Dillruba which also stars Vikrant Massey and Harshvardhan Rane in the lead roles. The trailer of the film was released on Friday, and it has received a great response. While talking to IANS, the actress revealed that she wasn’t the first choice…

Haseen Dillruba trailer: This Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey and Harshvardhan…

A few months ago, it was announced that Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey, and Harshvardhan Rane starrer Haseen Dillruba will get a direct-to-digital release on Netflix. Later it was announced that the film will release on the OTT platform on 2nd July 2021. A couple of days ago, the teaser of…

Jagame Thandhiram director Karthik Subbaraj: I always wanted to work…

Jagame Thandhiram is all set to release on Netflix on 18th June 2021. The Karthik Subbaraj directorial stars Dhanush in the lead role. Recently, while talking to PTI, the filmmaker opened up about casting Dhanush in the movie. He stated, "I always wanted to work with Dhanush. He is an…

Mismatched and memorable

ACTRESS VIDYA MALAVADE DISCUSSES HER CAREER, LATEST PROJECTS AND HOPES TALENTED actress Vidya Malavade has maintained a winning presence in cinema and drama serials since her star-making turn in superb sports film Chak De India (2007). The powerful performances in diverse projects have shown off her impressive range and that…

Dhanush is disappointed with the OTT release of Jagame Thandhiram

A few months ago, it was announced that Dhanush starrer Jagame Thandhiram will be getting a direct-to-digital release on Netflix. A few days ago, the trailer of the film was released, and recently, the audio of the movie was launched. Talking about the film’s OTT release, Dhanush said, "It feels…

Ray trailer: Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Kay Kay Menon and…

Lust Stories, Ghost Stories, Pitta Kathalu, and Ajeeb Daastaans, these Netflix’s anthologies have surely impressed the audiences. Now, Netflix is all set to release its next anthology titled Ray. A few days ago, the release date of the anthology was announced, and today, the makers have unveiled the trailer. Netflix…

AR Rahman and his son get their first dose of…

Many Bollywood and South celebrities have taken the Covid-19 vaccination. The celebs post about it on social media and urge their fans to also take the vaccine. Today, music maestro AR Rahman and his son, Ameen, also took the first dose of vaccine and the former took to Instagram to…

Biopic on Sahara Group’s chief Subrata Roy in the works

A biopic chronicling the eventful life of controversial Indian business tycoon Subrata Roy is in the works, as per reports. The makers have decided to officially launch the project on June 10, 2021, on the 73rd birthday of Roy. Notifying about the same, noted trade analyst and film critic Taran…

Sonakshi Sinha and Riteish Deshmukh to headline RSVP Movies’ horror-comedy

Sonakshi Sinha may not have been seen on silver screen after the release of Dabangg 3 in 2019, but the actress has scored some extremely interesting projects over the past two years, which will be out soon. Some of her much-talked-about projects include war-drama film Bhuj: The Pride of India…

Taapsee Pannu’s Haseen Dillruba to premiere on Netflix in July

Starring Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey, and Harshvardhan Rane in lead roles, Bollywood film Haseen Dillruba is set to release digitally on Netflix, the streamer announced on Thursday. The streaming media giant has set July 2, 2021, for the digital premiere of the much-awaited film. Directed by Vinil Mathew from the…

Kirti Kulhari’s Shaadisthan set for digital premiere on June 11…

Last seen in Netflix’s The Girl On The Train (2021), actress Kirti Kulhari is now looking forward to the release of her next film Shaadisthan. The actress on Wednesday announced that her film is set to have a digital release on leading streaming media giant Disney+ Hotstar. The announcement was…

TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s comic-book series The Sandman in…

Netflix is adapting Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed comic-book series The Sandman, the streamer has announced. The streaming media giant has also raised the curtain on the initial cast of the television adaptation. Tom Sturridge is fronting the cast as the protagonist Dream, lord of The Dreaming and one of The Endless…

Never Have I Ever star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan to lead Netflix…

Canadian actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who delivered a breakout performance in Netflix’s coming-of-age streaming show Never Have I Ever (2020), will lead the streaming giant’s upcoming romantic comedy The Netherfield Girls as Lizzie Bennett, a reimagined version of Jane Austen's popular character at the center of her classic novel Pride &…

My top 10 movies – Mimoh Chakraborty

BEING the son of legendary Bollywood star Mithun Chakraborty means talented actor Mimoh Chakraborty has been surrounded by cinema from a young age. His current film projects include the biopic Main Mulayam Singh Yadav, the thriller Rosh and forthcoming romantic comedy Jogira Sara Ra Ra, which co-stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Mimoh…

Manoj Bajpayee opts out of the Indian adaptation of The…

The Indian adaptation of The Night Manager has been in the news for the past few months. There have been reports that Hrithik Roshan will be seen playing the lead role in it, and it was also said that actor Manoj Bajpayee will portray the role of an antagonist in…

SS Rajamouli to team up with a Hollywood studio

SS Rajamouli is one of the biggest names in the Telugu film industry. He has made amazing movies like Magadheera, Eega, Baahubali: The Beginning, Baahubali: The Conclusion, and others. After the release of the Baahubali franchise, he is undoubtedly one of the biggest directors in the Indian film industry, and…

Happy birthday R Madhavan: 5 must-watch Hindi films of the…

By: Mohnish Singh Indian actor R Madhavan, who is as much known for his infectious smile and charming looks as his unrivalled acting talent, is celebrating his 51st birthday today on June 1, 2021. Madhavan, who began his acting career with an uncredited gig in the 1966 Hindi film Is…

Movies and web series to look forward to in June…

By Murtuza Iqbal In May, we got to see movies like Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai, Sardar Ka Grandson, and others. There were also some interesting web series that released last month like Broken But Beautiful 3, Maharani, and more. Now, in June also we will get to watch some…

Dibakar Banerjee talks about writer Jaideep Sahni and actor Jaideep…

By Murtuza Iqbal Dibakar Banerjee is currently busy garnering praises for his directorial Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar. The film had hit the big screens in India in March this year but unfortunately didn’t create any buzz. However, a few days ago, the movie starring Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra released…

From Mahabharat to Bridgerton, Sunak reveals his binge-watch list

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak said he grew up watching Bollywood films and the epic Indian mythological series Mahabharat, with Baywatch and Blind Date also included as part of his weekend viewing at the time. “I watched Bollywood movies, but the big, defining TV thing for probably all Indian families was Mahabharat,”…

Jagame Thandhiram trailer: Dhanush turns a gangster for this action…

By Murtuza Iqbal Jagame Thandhiram is undoubtedly one of the most awaited Tamil films of the year. The movie is directed by Karthik Subbaraj and stars Dhanush in the lead role. The movie was supposed to hit the big screens, but due to the pandemic, the makers decided to release…

Indian cine bodies to organise mass vaccination drive for members

By: Mohnish Singh The Producers’ Guild of India, the Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA), and the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), the three leading cine bodies working in Bollywood, have decided to organise a wide-scale vaccination drive for its members. The six-day programme will be held…

Netflix joins in the race to nab rights to Zoya…

By: Mohnish Singh Almost a week ago, we reported that filmmaker Zoya Akhtar is presently working on a documentary chronicling the iconic career of her father Javed Akhtar and his writing partner Salim Khan. For the uninitiated, Akhtar and Khan have co-written some of the most iconic films of Indian…

Jacqueline Fernandez to join Pawan Kalyan and Nidhhi Agerwal on…

By: Mohnish Singh According to reports, Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez is set to join Pawan Kalyan and Nidhhi Agerwal on the sets of the upcoming Telugu film Hari Hara Veera Mallu soon. Directed by Krish Jagarlamudi, the period action film is one of the most-anticipated projects in Tollywood as it…

Ray: Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Harshvardhan Kapoor starrer anthology to…

By Murtuza Iqbal After Lust Stories, Ghost Stories, Pitta Kathalu, and Ajeeb Daastaans, Netflix is now all set for its next anthology titled Ray. Earlier, this year, when Netflix had announced its lineup, Ray was also on the list. Today, the OTT platform has announced the release date of Ray.…

Kartik Aaryan no more a part of Shah Rukh Khan’s…

By Murtuza Iqbal A few days ago, Kartik Aaryan was in the news for being ousted from Karan Johar’s production venture Dostana 2. Reportedly, the actor had already shot for the film for 20 days before the lockdown was announced last year. Later when the makers wanted to resume the…

Netflix to release Kartik Aaryan’s Dhamaka in September?

By: Mohnish Singh Filmmaker Ram Madhvani’s Dhamaka, starring Kartik Aaryan in the lead role, will start streaming on Netflix in September, as per reports. The suspense thriller was earlier set to hit the streaming service in June 2021. A source close to the development informs an entertainment portal, “Dhamaka is…

London nail bombings: ‘I felt Asians would be targeted’

by LAUREN CODLING A FORMER Eastern Eye journalist who predicted an attack against the Asian community during the London nail bombings more than two decades ago, has reflected on his experiences ahead of the release of a Netflix true-crime documentary examining the atrocities. Nail Bomber: Manhunt investigates the circumstances surrounding…

The making of a dynamic actress

HOW TALENTED ACTRESS ANUPRIA GOENKA ESTABLISHED HERSELF WITH NOTABLE ROLES IN FILMS AND WEB SHOWS by MOHNISH SINGH FROM Tiger Zinda Hai and Padmaavat to Criminal Justice and Aashram, Anupria Goenka has notched up a host of notable roles in films and streaming shows. She is fast becoming known for taking…

RRR: Digital and satellite partners of the film announced

By Murtuza Iqbal SS Rajamouli’s RRR is undoubtedly one of the most awaited films of the year. The movie stars Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, and Alia Bhatt. Pen Studios will be presenting the film, and today, they have announced the digital and satellite partners of the film. They…

Huma Qureshi on promoting Army of the Dead during pandemic:…

By: Mohnish Singh Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi can be currently seen in Zack Snyder’s American zombie heist film Army of the Dead (2021), which marks her foray in Hollywood. While actors go all out to promote their upcoming films, things are not the same during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Talking…

AR Rahman reveals veteran singer P Susheela wants him to…

By: Mohnish Singh Academy Award-winning music composer AR Rahman has revealed that veteran playback singer P Susheela wants him to make a biopic on her life. Rahman revealed this during a Twitter Spaces session held on Sunday. The celebrated music composer was part of the session to promote his maiden…

Neena Gupta’s autobiography Sach Kahun Toh to hit the stands…

By Murtuza Iqbal Neena Gupta has been in the industry for the past 39 years. She has been a part of films as well Television shows and has given some remarkable performances. Now, the veteran actress has written her autobiography named Sach Kahun Toh, and it will hit the stands…

Kartik Aaryan joins forces with Hansal Mehta; to play IAF…

By: Mohnish Singh According to reports, rising Bollywood star Kartik Aaryan is set to topline filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s next directorial venture. The two had been in talks for some time now, and if fresh reports are to be believed, the actor has finally signed the film on the dotted line.…

Madhuri Dixit to reteam with Sanjay Leela Bhansali for a…

By: Mohnish Singh There is no denying the fact that Devdas (2002) is one of the best Hindi films that Indian cinema has produced. Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in principal roles, the film still attracts a huge viewership upon its television premieres. Different people…

Maharani trailer: This Huma Qureshi starrer looks like an interesting…

By Murtuza Iqbal Huma Qureshi has some interesting projects lined up and one of them is Maharani, a series that will stream on Sony Liv. A few days ago, the makers had unveiled the teaser of the series, and today, the trailer has been released. Huma took to Twitter to…

Nushrratt Bharuccha to play a condom seller in Janhit Mein…

By Murtuza Iqbal In November 2020, it was announced that Omung Kumar will be directing a movie titled Janhit Mein Jaari which will star Nushrratt Bharuccha and Pavail Gulati in the lead role. Dream Girl director Raaj Shaandilyaa will be producing the film, and recently, the filmmaker revealed that Bharuccha…

Netflix sets May 21 for the digital premiere of AR…

By: Mohnish Singh If you missed the AR Rahman-produced musical romance film 99 Songs (2021) in theatres, here is where you can watch it soon. Netflix is set to premiere the much-publicised film on May 21, 2021. 99 Songs first released in theatres on April 16. However, it could not…

Stars taking the digital plunge

EAGERLY AWAITED WEB SERIES HEADLINED BY BIG-SCREEN NAMES by ASJAD NAZIR INDIAN film stars, including Manoj Bajpayee, Emraan Hashmi, Bobby Deol, Pooja Bhatt, Saif Ali Khan, Rajkummar Rao, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Abhishek Bachchan, Vivek Oberoi, Sushmita Sen, Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal, have made the move to acting in web serials.…

Intro to WordPress: Get to Know the World’s Most Popular…

More than one-third of websites on the internet operate on WordPress. Thanks to the ease and flexibility of this robust software, creating and customizing all types of websites is a pleasure. But what is WordPress exactly, and how does it work? In this article, I will elaborate and introduce you…

Rakul Preet Singh on digital premiere on her new film…

By: Mohnish Singh As theatres in India continue to remain shut amid a devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, several films are heading to streaming media platforms for their direct-to-digital premieres. On Tuesday, Netflix premiered Emmay Entertainment and JA Entertainment, and T-Series Films’ latest offering Sardar Ka Grandson on…

Aanand L Rai is all praises for Dhanush starrer Karnan

By Murtuza Iqbal Mari Selvaraj’s Karnan starring Dhanush released on 9th April 2021. The film received thumbs up from the critics and also did quite well at the box office. Karnan recently started streaming on Amazon Prime Video and filmmaker Aanand L Rai took to Twitter to praise the film.…

Neena Gupta: I am hungry for good scripts and roles

By Murtuza Iqbal Neena Gupta has been in the industry for around four decades. She has left a mark in Bollywood as well as in the television industry. While the actress had taken a back seat from work for a few years, she made an amazing comeback with the 2019…

Sardar Ka Grandson movie review: An endearing film that you…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QY-j4T4sWWs By Murtuza Iqbal Due to the pandemic, many films have been releasing on OTT platforms. A few days ago, we saw Salman Khan starrer Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai (a disappointing film), and now, today, Arjun Kapoor starrer Sardar Ka Grandson has started streaming on Netflix. Sardar Ka Grandson…

“Less pressure to meet the opening day figure,” Abhishek Bachchan…

By: Mohnish Singh The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has broken the backbone of almost all industries across the globe, but the one business which has grown by leaps and bounds even in these trying times is the digital medium. While staying home and following all rules and regulations of lockdown, most…

Fresh details emerge on Katrina Kaif’s next Merry Christmas

By: Mohnish Singh Katrina Kaif, who has worked with several leading filmmakers of her time, is now set to join forces with acclaimed filmmaker Sriram Raghavan for a nail-biting suspense thriller titled Merry Christmas. The project is yet to get off the ground, but it has already been creating quite…