Bollywood Dear Bollywood, Enough With the Item Girls. Where Are the Item Boys?
Item girls shimmied their way into Bollywood back in the ’40s and there’s been no looking back ever since. Think Madhuri Dixit in “Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai” and Malaika Arora in “Munni Badnam Hui”. But where are our item boys? What is stopping Bollywood from tapping into the sea of testosterone?Add to list
Bollywood Will PM Narendra Modi Revive the Career of Vivek Oberoi, the Star Who Could’ve Been a Superstar?
As the nation comes to grips with Vivek Anand Oberoi’s shocking transformation in the biopic PM Narendra Modi, I can’t help but wonder how exactly did it all go so wrong, so quickly for Vivek Oberoi? And will this be the film that turns things around for him?Add to list
Bollywood What Bollywood Can Learn About Self-Awareness from Uday Chopra
Uday Chopra’s Twitter timeline is not only high AF, but it is also an insight into what his legacy is likely to be: His staunch self-awareness. The 46-year-old’s social media interactions are the gold standard in how to deal with trolls. His acting career might be over, but he can offer Indian celebrities a crash course in how to wear fame lightly.Add to list
Bollywood Will 2019 be the Year Deepika Padukone, the Actor, Finally Challenges Herself?
The last time Deepika Padukone took up a role that showcased her versatility was four years ago, in Piku. The film is an exception in her 12-year-old career. It’s difficult not to label Padukone as risk-averse. Let’s hope, this year, the birthday girl steps out of her comfort zone.Add to list
Bollywood Kader Khan Wasn’t Just an Actor or a Writer. Kader Khan Was a Genre
Kader Khan didn’t just create the cinema of the 1980s. He created the 1980s. He catered to the lowest common denominator without any apology. He was of the people, for the people, by the people – only louder, shriller, piercing. The veteran actor and writer brought the lowbrow out of its cultural closet.Add to list