Naseeruddin Shah as Bollywood’s most blistering polemicist: Hate him, love him, you can’t ignore him

Naseeruddin Shah ko gussa kyun aata hai? Plenty of reasons. In no particular order, his pet peeves include the hypocrisy of parallel cinema, mediocrity in Hindi films, Bollywood’s sycophancy towards the powers-that-be, a tense communal climate, the Taliban’s rise, Anupam Kher and Virat Kohli. Shah, who was hospitalised with a bout of pneumonia earlier this year, certainly knows how to cook up a storm. In better spirits now, the 71-year-old thespian has gone out on a limb to reflect on the central issues of the day, both relating to his…

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‘Would love to dress up Rekha’: Designer Leena Singh

Designer Leena Singh of the label Ashima-Leena’s latest collection ‘Nazm-e-Mahal’ beautifully narrates the story of a Maharani’s life, marked with opulence and royalty, yet “drenched in simplicity”. Showcased at the India Couture Week 2021, the collection is a combination of “delicate hand-embroidery with meticulously curated woven textiles with classic royal silhouettes worn by maharanis in the Mughal era.” “Through our interpretation, the brand aspires to reflect a poetic flow in volume, layers, and impeccable garment construction which characterizes the unique beauty of ‘Nazm-e-Mahal’,” the fashion designer says. In an email…

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Sekhar Kammula: You’ll see a completely new Naga Chaitanya in Love Story

Director Sekhar Kammula’s Love Story, featuring Naga Chaitanya and Sai Pallavi in ​​the lead roles, is all set to release on September 24. Despite being postponed multiple times, the movie is eagerly awaited by the audience. Ahead of Love Story’s release, director Sekhar Kammula interacted with the media. Here are excerpts from the interaction: Tell us about Love Story. It is a feel-good movie with a generous dose of romance. The story also discusses gender issues. As a director, it is a new attempt for me as well. Are you…

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Naga Chaitanya on Love Story, working with Aamir Khan: ‘It was a magical opportunity’

Naga Chaitanya, who was last seen in Venky Mama, is all set to entertain audiences with Love Story from September 24. The film marks his first collaboration with director Sekhar Kammula and actress Sai Pallavi. The movie is also the first big-ticket movie to release in theaters post the second wave of Covid-19, and the Majili star is confident about the film’s success. Ahead of the film’s release, Naga Chaitanya interacted with the media and shared interesting titbits about his journey with the movie. Here are the excerpts: After facing…

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Sai Pallavi: Sekhar Kammula has dealt with caste discrimination in an organic way in Love Story

After Fidaa, actor Sai Pallavi has joined forces once again with director Sekhar Kammula for Love Story. Amid the debate over theaters vs OTTs, Love Story is the first tentpole movie in Telugu to release in theaters post the second wave of Covid-19. Ahead of the film’s release on September 24, Sai Pallavi interacted with the media. Here are excerpts from the interaction: How did your journey of Love Story begin? After reading the script, I immediately greenlit the project. It is a new character. So, I am happy to…

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Sidharth Malhotra reveals what he doesn’t like about Kiara Advani: ‘She doesn’t have a love story with me’

During an interview with Bollywood Bubble, Sidharth addressed his equation with Kiara, as well as what he likes about her. After hearing that a fan wanted him and Kiara in a ‘hardcore romantic’ film, he said, “Absolutely. The love that we have gotten for Vikram and Dimple on screen, also because we’re limited, it’s the first time we’re working in a love story…it’s got that classic vibe. She brings in a great amount of emotions and climax to the film. I think because it’s true, that’s why people are connecting.…

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Deepika, Anushka, Katrina Shower Varun-Natasha With A Whole Lot Of Love

Newlyweds Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal from Alibaug wedding (courtesy varundvn) Highlights Parineeti was one of the first celebs to congratulate Varun “Congratulations bro,” wrote Tiger Shroff “Congratulations to both of you,” wrote Katrina Kaif New Delhi: Just married Varun Dhawan made his changed relationship status “official” as he introduced new bride Natasha Dalal on Instagram with a heart-warming post. “Life-long love just became official,” he wrote, prompting a barrage of congratulatory messages from his celebrity friends in the comments section. Deepika Padukone, who too had a strict no-phone policy…

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Evelyn Sharma is solving love problems with new podcast Love Matters. Watch trailer

Bollywood actor Evelyn Sharma is turning to the audio medium as she gets ready to host the relationship podcast – Love Matters. The podcast has been produced by The Indian Express and DW (Deutsche Welle). Evelyn, who is known for her roles in films like Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Yaariyan, will interact with her listeners as she offers them suggestions on their love and relationship problems. The trailer shows love across different classes, gender identities and sexual orientations as Evelyn says, “Love has no limits. Love is for everybody.…

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Malaika Arora admits Arjun Kapoor is her ‘happily ever after’, reveals her last message to him was ‘I love you too’

Malaika Arora opened up about Arjun Kapoor in the recent episode of MTV’s Supermodel Of The Year Season 2. Malaika and co-judge Milind Soman asked each other some personal questions, that also involved their partners. From what attracts them to the opposite sex to infidelity, the two got candid about a lot of things. The conversation began with Milind questioning Malaika about her absolute international model crush. In response, Malaika chose Bond star Daniel Craig and Bella Hadid. Speaking about what turns her on, Malaika said, “I like a guy…

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BJP demands on Love Jihad in Kerala a law to stop conversion in the name of marriage – India Hindi News

The BJP in Kerala on Tuesday urged the Left government to bring a law to stop conversions in the name of marriage. BJP alleges that recruitment is being done for terrorist activities in the name of conversion. Senior leader and party’s state general secretary George Kurien said that the BJP is not against love marriage but is opposing love affairs for the sake of conversion. He alleged that the girls of the state were converted to terrorism in Afghanistan and Syria under the pretense of love. He alleged that such…

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