Meet these story-tellers who are pushing Indian cinema out of its comfort zone

Mumbai: Formulaic story-telling is becoming increasingly obsolete with the proliferation of OTT platforms and the arrival of a new generation of filmmakers and writers who are confronting issues like casteism, racism, inequality and gender suppression with their work. Here is our pick of the trailblazers. Neeraj Ghaywan (Geeli Pucchi): With Masaan, Juice (a short) and Geeli […]

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From being a male stripper to becoming an actor: Five fabulous facts about Chris Pratt as he turns 42

If you want to look around and find a guy who has a massive turnaround in his career, Chris Pratt is the man. The handsome hulk is a phenomenal actor and juggles well between the different hats he wears of a father, a husband, a son, an actor and a responsible citizen. With the 42nd […]

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Cinedigm names Supriyo Mookherjee as COO of Cinedigm India

Los Angeles: Independent streaming entertainment company Cinedigm has appointed Supriyo Mookherjee as Chief Operating Officer of Cinedigm India. This appointment comes on the heels of Cinedigm’s recent acquisition of FoundationTV, a comprehensive video streaming technology, artificial intelligence, machine-learning, and data analytics platform provider. As the COO, Supriyo is tasked with establishing Cinedigm India as a […]

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Bollywood actor Shahab Ali on working with Manoj Bajpayee in The Family Man

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Shahab Ali who plays the main antagonist opposite Manoj Bajpayee in Amazon Prime’s The Family Man (Season 1 & 2) directed by Raj & DK has been in the news for his magnificent performance. The Family Man has been the most-watched/streamed Indian show over the weekend.   Shahab, who plays the role of […]

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Meet five young filmmakers who are breaking conventional cinema

Mumbai: Here are five young maverick filmmakers who are making films that push us out of our comfort zones. Meet Neeraj Ghaywan, Nachiket Samant, Ashish Aryan, Chaitanya Tamhane and Apurva Dhar Badgaiyann. Neeraj Ghaywan: Neeraj Ghaywan is an emerging modern master of independent and pathbreaking cinema, the multiple award-winning directors of the critically acclaimed ‘Masaan.’ Having assisted […]

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Ruhi Singh on why runaway bride stories have always made great entertainers

Mumbai: Weddings are a time of joy, a celebration of two souls becoming one but then – there are times when you hear of a runaway bride that leaves everyone wondering what compelled her to desert her own wedding. Be it the fabulous Julia Roberts’ story in Runaway Bride, Kareena Kapoor Khan’s epic escape in 3 […]

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Sumit Rastogi joins white label streaming service OTTera as Director of Business Development for India

Los Angeles: OTTera, a white label OTT service with 80+ channels worldwide, has appointed Sumit Rastogi as a Director of Business Development for the region of India. Sumit will bring his experience in the media industry to help expand OTTera’s on-demand and linear networks in the area. In his new role, Sumit will focus on […]

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I try to understand director’s vision and add my own individuality to it: Raima Sen on her role in ‘The Last Hour’

Mumbai: Over the past few years, Raima Sen has performed a host of impactful roles in movies and OTT series and has dazzled audiences with her beauty and stellar acting skills. For those eagerly awaiting her next project, Raima will be seen next in Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming series The Last Hour, which launches on […]

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Content queen Ekta Kapoor takes chances on people and newcomers: Monica Dogra

Mumbai: ALTBalaji’s urban relationship drama based on Manju Kapur’s novel, The Married Woman, has been hugely successful for its storyline and brilliant performances. There was a lot of talk about how amazing the show was, with many congratulations pouring in for the lead actors Ridhi Dogra and Monica Dogra, and content queen Ekta Kapoor. After her […]

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Suchitra Pillai opens up about playing a clairvoyant healer in Hello Mini 3

Mumbai: After a phenomenal response to its prequels, MX Original Series Hello Mini is back with its third season, only this time promising an even more interesting plot with unanticipated twists. Directed by Arjun Srivasstava, the psychological thriller introduces fans to a new avenue which might help bring Mini one step closer to all her […]

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