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  • Alia was the only choice, wouldn’t have made ‘Raazi’ without her, says director Meghna Gulzar

    Raazi’s success is sweeping the people off their feet and the one woman who is responsible for it all is Meghna Gulzar. To think the film had come to her thrice before she actually sat with it, tells you that such mind-boggling cinema, sometimes needs divine intervention, writes SHUBARNA MUKERJI SHU Meghna Gulzar is one…

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    ‘Raazi’ actor Vicky Kaushal: The charm lies in the uniform

    Says Vishal Kaushal who plays a military man in the recently released Raazi. Shubarna Mukerji Shu speaks to the actor about his experience on working with two talented women, his journey, and more… Vicky Kaushal is touted to be the next big thing after Rajkummar Rao, he is steadily making his way around tinsel town…

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  • Breathe to Inside Edge: Web series spinning big monies

    Content war between streaming giants gives rise to budget boom, writes SHUBARNA MUKERJI SHU The content war for web series is getting fierce. The money being spent on besting the competition is astounding. With Amazon producing more than 20 original series in India, Netflix too has announced seven big names into the game, the battle…

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  • Remix fever: Why are people murdering our most favourite memories?

    Madhuri Dixit’s fans are still not over the gory murder of the original Ek Do Teen, but looks like Salman Khan fans will be up in arms soon, too! Why you ask? Simply because the remixes have not left anything sacred. Least of all, anthems we grew up loving, writes Shubarna Mukerji Shu They did it…

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  • Shashi Kapoor birth anniversary: An ode to the silent revolutionary man

    On Shashi Kapoor’s 80th birth anniversary, the world of Hindi cinema celebrates its one of the most loved and revered star. He can easily be called the most charming hero Bollywood ever saw, but beyond his looks was his vision where he made films much ahead of our times and gave Mumbai its cosy theatre…

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  • From television to films, and back! A starry soap opera

    While the actors have said to be minting money (sometimes more than that of film actors) doing their daily soaps, there are some who have left the comfort of television for cinema; then there are also those who have returned to television licking their wounds. SHUBARNA MUKERJI SHU plays the devil’s advocate with television’s best…

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  • The star of the hour!

    Ranveer Singh is on everyone’s mind. While Padmavaat is raking in the moolah, the actor has been garnering loud and tall praises from all and sundry. Shubarna Mukerji Shu takes notes as Singh talks about the film that made his seven-year-old career, seven times brighter Ruthless, rugged and relentless, Ranveer Singh will be sweeping all…

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