12 Aug 2022

He did not possess Dilip Kumar's brooding intensity, Raj Kapoor's artful naivete, or Dev Anand's jaunty insouciance, but still went on to carve a successful presence in the Hindi film industry.

Recent B-Town releases sputter as 3 Hollywood films muscle into BO Top 10

Recent B-Town releases sputter as 3 Hollywood films muscle into BO Top 10

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Three Hollywood releases are among the Top 10 domestic box-office grossers this year, with the Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer 'Dr Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' raking in Rs 130 core and ranking No. 5. Net BO collection figures are those that are given after excluding GST and/or other taxes and levies.

Sharmila Tagore relives her memorable moments with Rajesh Khanna

Sharmila Tagore relives her memorable moments with Rajesh Khanna

Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) "Pushpa, I Hate Tears" and so true for late superstar Rajesh Khanna, he hated tears till his death. He may have gone but this iconic dialogue from his 1972 movie 'Amar Prem' always remained with his fans.

Audience Magnets: Five longest-running TV shows that still keep viewers hooked (IANS Feature)

Audience Magnets: Five longest-running TV shows that still keep viewers hooked (IANS Feature)

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) HIndi films may be struggling at the box office, multiplex attendance may be yo-yoing, OTT platforms may rise and shrink, but television serials just don't seem to be going out of fashion. They have become an inextricable part of people's lives.

Eight-week OTT gap won't help; we still need better content (IANS Column: B-Town)

Eight-week OTT gap won't help; we still need better content (IANS Column: B-Town)

Two developments have caught my attention. One is the decision by the Multiplex Association of India (MAI) that, starting on August 1, all films should adhere to at least an eight-week gap between their theatrical and OTT releases. Presently, the gap between the two releases of a film is four weeks. If the industry, as in filmmakers as well as the exhibitors, think this will help film's to perform better at the box office, it is debatable.

Actor, singer, puppetteer: The many sides of Raghubir Yadav's creative career (IANS Interview)

Actor, singer, puppetteer: The many sides of Raghubir Yadav's creative career (IANS Interview)

Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Audiences may know and adore him for his impeccable acting in some of the milestones of Indian cinema, and the most recently in 'Panchayat 2', actor Raghubir Yadav is equally versatile when it comes to other forms of creative expression.

As her biopic is ready to be released, Mithali Raj opens up on women's cricket

As her biopic is ready to be released, Mithali Raj opens up on women's cricket

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Mithali Raj needs no introduction. From being former captain of Inida's women's cricket team to being the highest run-scorer in women's international cricket, she has a lot more to her credit. The legendary right-handed batswoman was in the capital for the promotion of Taapsee Pannu-starrer 'Shabaash Mithu', which is based on her life.

IANS Review: Parthiban's 'Iravin Nizhal' is a technical masterpiece (IANS Rating: ****)

IANS Review: Parthiban's 'Iravin Nizhal' is a technical masterpiece (IANS Rating: ****)

Film: Iravin Nizhal. Duration: 96 minutes (Releasing in Theatres)