Dinesh Raheja

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Malanag

Second act: After a series of duds, Aditya Roy Kapoor seems to have turned the tide with Malang

His latest film Malang has crossed the Rs 50 crore benchmark in 12 days and continues to steadily rake it in at the turnstiles.

Take your pic(k), fill up your watchlist with these Oscar winners

Take your pic(k), fill up your watchlist with these Oscar winners

There is a scene in this year’s Oscar winner, the South Korean instaclassic, Parasite, in which a rich corporate head honcho assesses his...Read More

Dinesh Raheja talks about the father-daughter bond as seen in Bollywood movies

Dinesh Raheja talks about the father-daughter bond as seen in Bollywood movies

As a proud father myself, I find those few and far between occasions intriguing when Hindi cinema explores different shades of the father...Read More

Nora Fatehi in Street Dancer 3D

Dancing into the spotlight: Nora Fatehi and Garmi number in Street Dancer 3D promotions

When I see the prominence given to Nora Fatehi and her cartilage-defying Garmi number in the Street Dancer 3D promotions, I marvel at the...Read More

1950: A turning point for the nation and for films

1950: A turning point for the nation and for films

Just as 1950 was a seminal year for India after it became a constitutional republic on January 26 of that annum, for the Hindi film indus...Read More

Jubilee man scores his diamond jubilee

Jubilee man scores his diamond jubilee

Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai celebrates a milestone seventy-fifth birthday on January 24. The man behind several box-office jubilees sc...Read More

Kareena Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore two divas, two eras

Kareena Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore two divas, two eras

After a career dip in the middle of the last decade when one saw her making questionable choices such as her decorative roles

What’s queued up in first quarter?

What’s queued up in first quarter?

Now, 2020 promises to continue this trend with several event films and bold experiments on the anvil.

Youth invasion in 2019...but don’t count the old guard out just yet

Youth invasion in 2019...but don’t count the old guard out just yet

Vicky Kaushal and Ayushmann Khurrana sharing the Best Actor trophy at the National Award ceremony held this week is hugely symbolic of th...Read More

Santa Claus has many faces

Santa Claus has many faces

He agreed spontaneously, boosting my confidence. He also released the book at Crossword book store.

Bhumi Pednekar - when the glamour  lies in talent

Bhumi Pednekar - when the glamour lies in talent

There is all too often a certain shared commonality among the leading ladies who break into films today – they are glossy, varnished-to-t...Read More

Dinesh Raheja Column: Eve(n) rights

Dinesh Raheja Column: Eve(n) rights

A-list actresses headlining women-centric biographies seems to have become a trend among forthcoming films in the Hindi film industry. Th...Read More

Dinesh Raheja: Cupid doesn’t possess a calendar

Dinesh Raheja: Cupid doesn’t possess a calendar

The belief that any woman, including an actress, should be married or, as some choose to describe it, “settled” before 30 has gone with t...Read More

Anil Kapoor – Nifty at Sixty

Anil Kapoor – Nifty at Sixty

Anil is still fit as a fiddle (“I have to maintain myself. I am in showbiz,” he had declared the last time I met him)

Remembering Rajesh Khanna 50 years after he became a superstar

Remembering Rajesh Khanna 50 years after he became a superstar

The two blockbusters played in two non-air-conditioned Mumbai theatres a stone’s distance from each other — Do Raaste was running in Oper...Read More

Receding but succeeding

Receding but succeeding

I took it sportingly; but back when I was in my twenties, my biggest fear was losing hair.

Tabu – fabulous in her 40s

Tabu – fabulous in her 40s

Slightly gangly in the way she carried her imposing height then, she seemed to recede into herself and a collapsing accordion came to my ...Read More

Sparklers of the year: Why it's a great Diwali for B-town

Sparklers of the year: Why it's a great Diwali for B-town

Currently, the film world is surfing on an unprecedented wave of box office successes, and 2019 will see a higher tally of Rs 100 crore p...Read More

Akshay Kumar’s got the look!

Akshay Kumar’s got the look!

Akshay had spoken enthusiastically about how he was motivated because he had never played a man with a split personality till that time.

Priyanka Chopra’s big secret for everlasting success

Priyanka Chopra’s big secret for everlasting success

Priyanka Chopra may be now playing a mother to a teenager who is diagnosed with a fatal illness in the ready-for-release The Sky Is Pink...Read More

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