“I’ve given one-of-my-best performance to date in Baazaar”: Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan is returning to the big screen this week in Baazaar – a film, that though unconventional for Hindi cinema like most of the work the actors does these days, still carries a mainstream, commercial treatment compared to his recent outings. We caught up with the Nawab a short while ago to discuss […]

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Interview with Vipul K. Rawal, the writer who first conceived Batti Gul Meter Chalu

Q. How did you get the idea to write a script based on the Electricity Issue ? A. Way back in 2009, we were having a small get together. One of my friends, Sandeep Ohri who is also a consumer activist pointed out to our Electricity Bill and asked me if I understood anything written […]

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“Patriotism on screen may look like jingoism and over-the-top to today’s youth, but nothing could be further from the truth”: Jackie Shroff

There was a time when patriotic films revolving around soldiers, cops, or everyday society worked like a charm with the audience. However, that’s no longer the case, with many of today’s youth, especially in the metros, feeling that patriotic films in Bollywood are nothing more than jingoistic, over-the-top fluff pieces. And their gripe isn’t just […]

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“Not many know that Tiger initially wanted to be a basketball player”: Jackie Shroff

Tiger Shroff has become one-of-the-most bankable stars in Bollywood today, with his stock rising massively in a short span of time. He’s amassed a massive fan-following in no time, and has delivered some huge hits in a short career span. No doubt, his father, veteran actor Jackie Shroff, must be proud as punch when he […]

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“Ranveer Singh is one of the finest actors of this generation”: Dharmendra

Dharmendra is one of the biggest superstars, greatest actors, a paradigm of versatility, and a bona-fide legend of India cinema. Words fall short to describe his sterling achievements. So when someone of his stature speaks about cinema or praises someone from today’s generation, it’s only right that we all sit back, pay attention, and pay […]

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“I have never been fond of referencing my old films in newer ones”: Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol is an action icon and one of Indian cinema’s biggest superstars of all time – no two ways about it. As such, some of his adrenaline-pumping dialogues and fight scenes have become the stuff of legend, fondly remembered by Bollywood moviegoers, and have even crept into our everyday lingo and mannerisms. So much […]

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“People seem to believe that when I beat up others on screen, it’s really happening”: Sunny Deol on his macho image

Sunny Deol remains one of the most-macho men to have ever graced the silver screen be it in Indian or world cinema. Such has been his impact in the action genre that despite having made a smash debut in a romantic film, we barely got to see him in anything other than testosterone-driven films a […]

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“We have to accept the fact that in our job, viewers are always superior”: Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor will soon be seen in not only an unexplored genre for her, but also Bollywodo in general – the horror comedy. While she has a lot of hopes pinned on the film, and why not, given hoiw well the trailer has been received, there’s also the matter of a bit of added pressure […]

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“People don’t remember how Aiyaary was victimized”: Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee will next be seen alongside John Abraham in the upcoming testosterone-filled Independence Day release Satyameva Jayate, and while we love the fact that an actor of his caliber is putting his weight behind commercial cinema of late, or like he likes to call them, “middle-of-the-road cinema, ushered in by a new wave of […]

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“I sport eighteen different looks in Romeo Akbar Walter (RAW)”: John Abraham

John Abraham’s, who’s known to be one-of-the-most-muscular actors in the world, is looking quite lean these days (even more than how he looked during the shoot of Madras Cafe), and we wondered whether it’s because of an upcoming role or due to health issues. Out of concern, we inquired about his sudden loss of weight […]

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