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Shilpa Jamkhandikar

Movie Review: Kedarnath

Dec 07 2018

In Abhishek Kapoor’s “Kedarnath”, the forces of nature collide with the force of young love, and you get a tale that seeks to marry themes of faith, religion, intolerance and the destruction of the environment.

It’s the script, stupid: Junglee Pictures looks beyond stars to churn out hits

Dec 07 2018

As Bollywood makes its year-end report card, one film that will emerge as the standout hit of 2018 is “Badhaai Ho” (Congratulations). The comedy-drama has made 1. 35 billion rupees ($19 million) at the box office even as big-ticket releases like “Thugs of Hindostan” and “Namaste England” fell by the wayside.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas to marry in traditional Hindu ceremony

Dec 02 2018

MUMBAI U.S. singer Nick Jonas and "Quantico" actor Priyanka Chopra will be married in a traditional Hindu ceremony today, the culmination of a three-day long wedding celebration that featured cricket matches and Bollywood songs, all taking place in a heritage Indian palace atop a hill.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas marry in Indian royal palace: People magazine

Dec 01 2018

MUMBAI "Quantico" actor and Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra married U.S singer Nick Jonas on Saturday in a Christian ceremony attended by close family and friends at one of India's most opulent royal palaces, People magazine reported. | Video

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas set to marry in royal style

Nov 30 2018

MUMBAI "Quantico" star Priyanka Chopra and U.S. singer Nick Jonas are to marry this weekend in a two-day ceremony at a venue dubbed India's most opulent royal palace. | Video

Movie Review: 2.0

Nov 29 2018

Director Shankar should be applauded for the idea behind "2.0". The idea of the most ubiquitous thing in our lives - the cellphone - turning on humanity and causing destruction makes for great entertainment and is instantly relatable to an audience that presumably cannot resist glancing at their mobile devices during the film's screening.

Q&A: Indian filmmakers can't get away with mediocrity anymore - Ali Fazal

Nov 29 2018

From sharing screen space with Judi Dench in “Victoria & Abdul” to playing a student caught on the wrong side of the law in the Amazon series “Mirzapur”, Ali Fazal says he is exploring the entire spectrum of work that an actor can pursue in today’s digital age.

India's telecom lobby group seek to halt release of movie showing cellphones as villains

Nov 28 2018

MUMBAI A big-ticket Indian film that shows a post-apocalyptic world in which cellphones turn against their users has ruffled the feathers of the country's telecom companies, who say the movie is defamatory and promotes unscientific attitudes against mobile phones.

Movie Review: Pihu

Nov 16 2018

For anyone who’s grown up watching the “Home Alone” series, a movie about a child being left alone at home would bring back memories of funny moments, emotional scenes and a happy ending.

Movie Review: Mohalla Assi

Nov 16 2018

In “Mohalla Assi”, a group of men sits around a decrepit tea shop and argue endlessly. They ramble on about secularism, politics, leftist ideology - and everything else under the sun. This forms an important motif in the film. But much like these men, Chandraprakash Dwivedi’s political satire never quite gets to the point.

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