Showli Chakraborty

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Nationalism is not all black and white: Sumeet Vyas

Nationalism is not all black and white: Sumeet Vyas

The actor reveals why the love for one’s country is a universal emotion and one need not be vocal about it always.

Singer Hariharan talks about the independent music scene in India, his new album, and collaborating with son Akshay

Singer Hariharan talks about the independent music scene in India, his new album, and collaborating with son Akshay

From playback singing in films to exploring new avenues with bhajans and ghazals, singer Hariharan has done it all! He is now ready with ...Read More

Director Kamakhya Narayan Singh talks about his film, Bhor, based on rat-eating community of India

Director Kamakhya Narayan Singh talks about his film, Bhor, based on rat-eating community of India

The movie is now streaming on MX Player

Saurabh Shukla with director Kaushik Ganguly (left)

Saurabh Shukla talks about how the digital boom has opened up new avenues for talented artistes

‘OTT has made it possible for character actors to dominate,’ he says

9 months post the TikTok ban, I have 15 million followers on Instagram: Faisal Sheikh aka Mr Faisu

9 months post the TikTok ban, I have 15 million followers on Instagram: Faisal Sheikh aka Mr Faisu

TikTok star Mr Faisu reveals the impact of the ban on the Chinese app, decodes the social media algorithm, and talks about his acting debut.

‘Musicians should not be secondary to actors,’ says music maestro Bickram Ghosh

‘Musicians should not be secondary to actors,’ says music maestro Bickram Ghosh

He also says that just like the West, India too needs to give equal importance to artistes

A still from Avijatrik: The Wanderlust

Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy finds closure with director Subhrajit Mitra’s Avijatrik: The Wanderlust of Apu

For many who have grown up watching a classic like the Apu Trilogy, a fourth addition to the series of films could seem like an unnecessa...Read More

Veteran actor Dhritiman Chaterji talks about the relevance of Satyajit Ray’s cinema today

Veteran actor Dhritiman Chaterji talks about the relevance of Satyajit Ray’s cinema today

He also opens up about the regional and Hindi cinema divide

Bob Biswas effect: Kolkata emerges the new favourite location for film and web series shoot

Bob Biswas effect: Kolkata emerges the new favourite location for film and web series shoot

Bengali film director Kaushik Ganguly is shooting for his debut Hindi movie Manohar Pandey in the city, and actor Mallika Sherawat is als...Read More

Amrita Puri opens up about her latest Zee5 original web series ‘Jeet Ki Zid’

Amrita Puri opens up about her latest Zee5 original web series ‘Jeet Ki Zid’

The actor also opened up about reuniting with her Kai Po Che co-star Amit Sadh after a gap of eight years for the web series, and their e...Read More

Renuka Shahane talks about her directorial debut Tribhanga, and reminisces her Doordarshan days

Renuka Shahane talks about her directorial debut Tribhanga, and reminisces her Doordarshan days

The actor-turned-director also reveals her love for a good meme!

Curtains come down on 26th Kolkata Film Festival (KIFF)

Curtains come down on 26th Kolkata Film Festival (KIFF)

As many as 82 feature films and 50 short and documentary films from 45 countries were screened at eight festival venues across the city

National Award-winning actor Riddhi Sen gets candid about his directorial debut 'Coldfire'

National Award-winning actor Riddhi Sen gets candid about his directorial debut 'Coldfire'

National Award-winning actor Riddhi Sen’s directorial debut, Coldfire was screened at Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), the you...Read More

‘Bollywood actors need to experiment more,’ says ‘Torbaaz’ actor Raaj Singh Arora

‘Bollywood actors need to experiment more,’ says ‘Torbaaz’ actor Raaj Singh Arora

'I really admire the way Aamir Khan experiments with his looks and roles in every movie. As an actor we should be more open to experiment...Read More

Nail Polish review: Manav Kaul shines in this half-baked courtroom drama

Nail Polish review: Manav Kaul shines in this half-baked courtroom drama

Arjun Rampal’s lawyer act is nowhere as passionate as compared to his rival in the film Anand Tiwari.

Arjun Rampal talks about living through the COVID-19 pandemic

Arjun Rampal talks about living through the COVID-19 pandemic

The actor is gearing up for the OTT release of Zee5 original, Nail Polish

Mona Singh opens up about how women characters on screen are changing into more realistic versions

Mona Singh opens up about how women characters on screen are changing into more realistic versions

"Women are not objectified and asked to show their bodies and wear sexy clothes. That, in fact, is just a man’s idea of a woman, not the ...Read More

Black Widows review: Better late than sorry!

Black Widows review: Better late than sorry!

The Zee5 series is a remake of the popular Finnish show Mustat Lesket, which in turn inspired the Swedish remake Black Widows.

Rapper Young Zwann

Spill the Tea with Young Zwann: How is your favourite star in real life?

The 21-year-old rapper, Young Zwann, dropped his debut track Jung — a collaboration with singer and music composer Amaal Mallik and inter...Read More

FPJ Exclusive: See pics from the set of 'Kavita and Teresa', a film inspired by Mother Teresa's life

FPJ Exclusive: See pics from the set of 'Kavita and Teresa', a film inspired by Mother Teresa's life

Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz essays the younger version of Mother Teresa, while Deepti Naval will be seen as the Saint in her more mature y...Read More

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