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ZOYA AKHTAR AND REEMA KAGTI'S TIGER BABY FILMS OPENS TO A MASSIVE RESPONSE
Ace directors, Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti came up together with"Tiger baby Films" and since the time of their launch, it had opened up a massive response with shout outs from...
WHY ARE ALIA BHATT, RANVEER SINGH AND KATRINA KAIF TURNING INTO TIGERS ON INSTAGRAM?
This morning, some of Bollywood's favourite stars shared fun tiger illustrations on social media to welcome a new page to Instagram. Find out what it is here
RANVEER SINGH AND ALIA BHATT FILM GULLY BOY IS INDIA'S OSCARS 2020 ENTRY
Gully Boy is India's official entry in Oscars 2020. The film starred Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Gully Boy is about...
FILMS OF THE DECADE: WHY GULLY BOY REPRESENTS THE YEAR 2019 IN HINDI CINEMA
With Gully Boy, director Zoya Akhtar brought hip hop and street rap out of Mumbai's underbelly and introduced it into mainstream cinema. It is an explosively entertaining musical that raps home truths about...
MADE IN HEAVEN REVIEW: THE BEST DESI ORIGINAL BY AMAZON PRIME, IT UNMASKS THE SHINY LIES OF BIG FAT INDIAN WEDDINGS
Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti’s new show will keep you hooked as it unveils the not-so-pretty faces of the crazy rich few and the big fat lies at grand weddings the whole nation is obsessed with.
'MADE IN HEAVEN': THE DARK STORY OFINDIA'S ELITE, ONE WEDDING AT A TIME
The closest approximation of an outsider is an amphibian. She can live on land and in water – in essence, inhabit two different worlds – but there’s a small twist: humans prioritise homes, one set of people and surroundings always feel more natural. The trick then is to ...
AN INDIAN TV SHOW POINTS THE WAY FOR A NEW GENERATION
If there’s one thing Indians know how to do, it’s weddings.
In Bollywood and real-life, the pomp of upper-class ceremonies — including the age-old traditions, battling egos and patriarchal powers at play — has captivated audiences across the globe.
ZOYA AKHTAR: "IT'S NOT JUST WOMEN WHO ARE BADLY REPRESENTED. LOOK AT THE MALE HEROES!"
The lights are low in Zoya Akhtar’s living room and she shuts the doors determinedly to keep out the noise. She has just finished working for the day. She ignores the strobe light on the table: her phone, frantic with arriving messages. I understand why serenity is so precious. She gives me a list of the projects she is working on...
WITH MADE IN HEAVEN AND GULLY BOY, REEMA KAGTI AND ZOYA AKHTAR ARE A CREATIVE FORCE TO RECKON WITH
Made in Heaven debuted last week to mostly
rave reviews, and is being touted as Amazon’s best Indian show till date.
The series has been created by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti, and written by
the duo along with Lipstick Under My Burkha director Alankrita Shrivastava.
TRAILER: NETFLIX PROMISES A
The trailer of Ghost Stories is out, and it promises a scary, haunting ride to the audience. Directed by Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee, this film is an anthology on the lines of Lust Stories and Bombay Talkies.
ZOYA AKHTAR, JANHVI KAPOOR AND VIJAY VARMA ON THEIR TRYST WITH HORROR IN THE NETFLIX FILM GHOST STORIES
Zoya Akhtar’s short in Ghost Stories has Janhvi Kapoor landing up in a creaking old house to play nurse to an infirm woman. What follows next is a standard horror story, with a twist in the tail. In the run-up to the release of the four-in-one film on Netflix, t2 spent some time in Mumbai chatting with Zoya, Janhvi and Vijay Varma who also features briefly in the film.