Entertainment

Pandemic led people explore OTT content like never before

Post Date: January 4, 2021

Intro: With cinema halls facing closure owing to lockdown, OTT platforms became the primary source of entertainment. While the big screen will not go away, streaming services have sure come of age and redefined for good how we perceive entertainment from now on. Take a look at top trends that created ripples in the OTT...

Vikas Khanna’s movie poster on Times Square billboard


Just like his film, ‘The Last Color’, that is all about promises, director Vikas Khanna sure knows how to keep his word. A few years back, he had made one to Neena Gupta, the actress of his film, saying that a poster of her from the film will be up on billboards at the Times Square in...

Timur Bekmambetov to bring Screenlife concept to Hindi films


Hollywood filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov will bring his Screenlife filmmaking format to India through Hindi language productions. The Russian origin director known for films such as "Wanted" (2008), "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" (2012), and "Night Watch" (2004), has partnered with Graphic India and Reliance Entertainment, under which they will develop a slate of original local language...

Colin Firth-starrer ‘The Secret Garden’ in India on Jan 8


The Colin Firth-starrer The Secret Garden will arrive in Indian theaters on January 8, 2021. The fantasy drama is based on the 1911 literary classic of the same name, often considered one of the most unique and inventive novels to be penned for children by author Frances Hodgson Burnett. The film adaptation promises to celebrate the...

Guru Randhawa ‘regrets’ violating Covid prevention norms


Popular singer Guru Randhawa was one of 34 celebrities arrested and subsequently released on bail by Mumbai Police for flouting Covid-19 prevention norms at a club here. His team on Tuesday issued a statement saying that the singer deeply regrets the unintentional incident. "Guru Randhawa, who had stepped out for dinner with close friends before...

Durgamati: Low on scares, high on cliches


You were just beginning to get excited about new-age Bollywood horror after cutting-edge stuff as Stree and Tumbbad. Then came Laxmii, and now Durgamati -- as rude reminder that Bollywood horror still has some way to go. Durgamati, crafted almost frame to frame from the 2018 Telugu-Tamil horror drama Bhagmathie, comes across as cliched melodrama...

Mira Nair best director that anybody could ask for: Maniktala


Lead actress Tanya Maniktala of Mira Nair-directed ‘A Suitable Boy’ feels that Nair is the best director that anybody could ask for. In an interview, she said that she is honestly honored to have Nair directing me and this entire cast.  Maniktala sat down to discuss the making of her acclaimed project. In North America,...

Honored to present Warren Buffett with award: Priyanka


Actress Priyanka Chopra says she feels beyond honored to celebrate and acknowledge American business tycoon Warren Buffett's leadership, kindness, and undeniable generosity. "I feel beyond honoured to present Warren Buffett with the 2020 Global Citizen Prize for Philanthropy. In 2006, he shocked the world and promised that he would give away almost all of his...

Shaine Soni crowned ‘Miss Trans Queen India 2020’


Fashion designer Shaine Soni has been crowned Miss Trans Queen India 2020. First established in 2017 by Reena Rai, Miss Trans Queen India involves multiple rounds including photoshoots, talent hunts, costume trials, judges and a throng of crowd. Born biologically male, Soni went through a phase where her mother thought that she was gay.  “A trans...