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Movie Review: Dhadak

In one of the early conversations between the lovers in Shashank Khaitan's "Dhadak", Parthavi (Janhvi Kapoor) tells Madhukar (Ishaan Khatter) he’ll have to prepare meals when they get married. "And put a little less ghee on the rotis. I want to stay slim," she says.

Movie Review: Soorma

Shaad Ali's "Soorma" (Warrior), based on hockey player Sandeep Singh's life does one thing right. Its makers picked the right story, one replete with sports movie tropes of highs and lows, triumphs and let-downs.

Interview: Janhvi Kapoor on 'Dhadak' and dealing with negativity

Janhvi Kapoor's Bollywood debut is highly anticipated even by the standard for children of movie stars in the Hindi film industry. Her mother, actress Sridevi’s sudden death in February also piqued interest in the 21-year-old, who plays the lead in the upcoming romantic drama “Dhadak” (Heartbeat), a remake of the hugely successful Marathi film “Sairat”.

Interview: Diljit Dosanjh on 'Soorma'

Diljit Dosanjh is a huge star in his native Punjab. The singer and actor also has a sporadic presence in Bollywood – he appeared in Abhishek Chaubey’s “Udta Punjab” in 2016 and in Anshai Lal’s “Phillauri” in 2017. This year, he plays the lead role in Shaad Ali’s biopic of hockey player Sandeep Singh, who recovered from a freak shooting accident to captain India.

Netflix looks to India as content export hub

The Indian film industry, best known for its song-and-dance sequences and over-the-top melodrama, has the potential to emerge as a global content exporter for Netflix, a top company official said.

Movie Review: Sanju

For all the assurances from director Rajkumar Hirani that his biopic on Sanjay Dutt was not an attempt to redeem the troubled Bollywood actor, the first few minutes of "Sanju" dispel any such illusions.

Movie Review: Race 3

If meme makers had a field day with Daisy Shah's "our business is our business" line, they should know this was merely the tip of the iceberg. Remo D'Souza's "Race 3" is a minefield of meme-worthy moments, replete with hilarious dialogue, a plot ripe for parody and abysmal acting.