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A special mention to Sheshadri's 'Damini' that for the

How women and their roles have evolved in Bollywood: A timeline

Bollywood | Mar 08, 2020, 09:13 AM IST

Recent years have seen a happier curve for women in Indian cinema, as they no longer need a male superstar to invite audience to theatres. 'Queen', 'Saand Ki Aankh' and 'Mulk' became a cult just by the virtue of the content, and author-backed roles written for women. This year's 'Chhapaak' and 'Thappad' are additions to the list where women are leading the pack and how!

Intense roles have always brought out the best in Shahid,

IndiaTV Recommends | 'Kaminey', because Shahid Kapoor is brilliance. Period

Bollywood | Feb 25, 2020, 06:57 PM IST

On Shahid Kapoor's 39th birthday, IndiaTV Recommends 'Kaminey' -- for the bundle of unbridled talent he is, for 'Dhan Te Nan', and for his mentor Vishal Bharadwaj's craft (IMDb rating: 7.4).

Swayamvars have happened earlier on national television,

'Mujhse Shaadi Karoge' review: A snoozefest nobody, especially SidNaaz, deserved

TV | Feb 20, 2020, 09:56 AM IST

'Mujhse Shaadi Karoge' is a show made in haste -- with no proper script or logic. It's a snoozefest nobody deserved -- neither Colors TV nor Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaaz Kaur Gill. Don't watch it especially if you are a SidNaaz fan. Skip. SKIP. In caps and bold.

Kajal Aggarwal termed her journey in Indian cinema as

Extremely happy, grateful: Kajal Aggarwal on her wax statue at Madame Tussauds, Singapore

Celebrities | Feb 10, 2020, 07:02 PM IST

Kajal Aggarwal spoke with IndiaTVNews.com, and said she was super stoked to have made a place at Madame Tussauds, Singapore.

Much of the credit of bringing out the better aspects of

Sidharth, Shehnaaz and SidNaaz: Our top three of 'Bigg Boss 13'

TV | Feb 04, 2020, 06:45 PM IST

If Sidharth Shukla has been the mind/head of 'Bigg Boss 13', Shehnaaz Kaur Gill is the heart. The emergence of this new synergy in the house gave the entire world a new moniker to associate emotions with -- SidNaaz, and 'Bigg Boss' its most interesting and successful season.

Shikara

Vidhu Vinod Chopra seeks apology for the indifference Kashmiri Pandits have faced, through 'Shikara'

Bollywood | Jan 20, 2020, 08:10 AM IST

At the special screening of 'Shikara: The Untold Story Of Kashmiri Pandits', held in order to mark 30 years of the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the valley, Vidhu Vinod Chopra categorically said they need an apology for the indifference they have faced all these years.

The cathartic experience of ZNMD was enhanced by its

India TV Recommends | 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara', but can we get ZNMD, dobara?

Bollywood | Jan 10, 2020, 05:39 PM IST

On Hrithik Roshan and Kalki Koechlin's birthday, a day after Farhan Akhtar's, India TV Recommends 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' for the sheer beauty of Spain, for Zoya Akhtar's genius, and for everything life stands for. Zindagi -- truly -- na milegi dobara....but can we get a sequel to the movie please? ZNMD, dobara?

Deepika Padukone

India TV Recommends | 'Tamasha' - a worldly truth, some unwordly love

Bollywood | Jan 05, 2020, 11:39 AM IST

On Deepika Padukone's 34th birthday, India TV Recommends 'Tamasha' for Imtiaz Ali's unique storytelling; exemplary music; Ranbir Kapoor's trajectory of Ved; most importantly for her true-to-self portrayal of a girl in love; and lastly, for the motivation you would require to discover yourself.

Salman Khan

India TV Recommends | 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', so unlike Salman Khan's usual avatar

Bollywood | Dec 27, 2019, 06:47 PM IST

On Salman Khan's 54th birthday, India TV Recommends 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' for a totally new piece of the superstar's oeuvre, his Pavan's simplicity, an almost-jingoistic yet powerful climax by Kabir Khan, and the criminally cute Harshaali Malhotra.

The sadness, the inability to do anything is so palpable in

India TV Recommends | How Anil Kapoor took the court martial scene in 'Pukar' notches higher

Bollywood | Dec 24, 2019, 08:08 PM IST

On Anil Kapoor's 63rd birthday, India TV Recommends 'Pukar' for one of his best performances, Rajkumar Santoshi's storytelling, and for the sheer pleasure of watching a perfectly made mainstream movie with a dash of patriotism.

We had nepotism, remixes, and remakes stinking the entire

Of nepotism, new genres, and recycling the 'gold': What we 'takeaway' from the last decade

Bollywood | Jan 01, 2020, 06:50 PM IST

As we embrace 2020 with open arms, just what Shah Rukh Khan pulled off on his heroines in the 90s, we list our takeaways from the past decade -- 2010-2019 (in no proper order).

We list our top 15 movies of the past decade -- with no

A decade that redefined Bollywood | Here are the movies that we think made 2010-2019 filmy

Bollywood | Jan 01, 2020, 07:02 PM IST

The past decade -- from 2010 to 2019 -- saw an emergence of the millennial cinema in Bollywood; the kind wherein the new India strived and thrived to make content-driven films. We list our top 15.

Raj Kapoor took on holy cows of caste, patriarchy and

IndiaTV Recommends | 'Prem Rog', a gem in Raj Kapoor's filmography

Bollywood | Dec 14, 2019, 04:26 PM IST

On Raj Kapoor's 95th birth anniversary, India TV recommends 'Prem Rog' for the message it conveys, Rishi Kapoor's screen presence, Padmini Kolhapure's brilliance, its stellar music, and most importantly, to admire and appreciate the 'greatest showman's genius even more.

PPAW has opened to fairly good reviews across the country

Ours is a modern take on relationships: 'Pati Patni Aur Woh' cast on its comparison with 1987 film

Bollywood | Dec 06, 2019, 06:51 PM IST

Kartik Aaryan, Bhumi Pednekar and Ananya Panday get chatty about their movie's comparison with the 1978 OG film, and clash with 'Panipat' at the Box Office.

Inside Edge 2 will stream on Amazon Prime Video from

'As rivetting as a Virender-Sehwag inning': Cast of Inside Edge 2 promises fireworks

Web Series | Nov 30, 2019, 02:38 PM IST

India TV Digital got chatty with the creator of the series and the cast of Inside Edge 2, and discovered that this season is as rivetting as an inning played by firebrand cricketer Virender Sehwag. Or so does Vivek Oberoi claim.

The second season of Inside Edge focusses on intake, use

Didn't expect Inside Edge would be loved so much, hope the same for second season: Director

Web Series | Nov 29, 2019, 05:35 PM IST

Amazon Prime Video's web series Inside Edge is returning with its second season on December 6, and the director, Karan Anshuman, cannot obviously keep calm.

Meenakshi Sheshadri had, in 1993, outed the special

Meenakshi Sheshadri, the actress who inadvertently laid the foundation of #MeToo in India

Celebrities | Nov 16, 2019, 12:35 PM IST

On her 56th birthday, we thank Meenakshi Sheshadri for unknowingly doing a larger good for the women in Bollywood. Happy birthday, Damini!

There are no tears, no outward expression of joy -- there

#IndiaTVSceneStealers | When the actor in Shah Rukh Khan took over the star in 'Chak De India'

Bollywood | Nov 02, 2019, 06:21 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan is a paradox -- a victim of his stardom and the culprit of his intelligence, and the most underused and overused actor at the same time. India TV Recommends 'Chak De India' for its tear-jerking script, stellar performances by the cast, and, perhaps, SRK's best act till date -- the 24 seconds of the climax.

HDDCS is all about Nandini, and more than that Aishwarya,

HDDCS will always be THE love saga. Because, Aishwarya Rai

Bollywood | Nov 01, 2019, 04:05 PM IST

India TV Recommends 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' for its (re)definition of romance and commitment, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's brilliance, Aishwarya Rai's bursting into the picture, and Ismail Darbar's music. And for the joie de vivre of love and pain (they cannot be apart).

Boman Irani, notably, has been a part of Housefull 2 and

Diwali a long weekend: Rajkummar on Made In China fronting Housefull 4

Bollywood | Oct 24, 2019, 07:27 PM IST

"We don't think there is a competition," Rajkummar Rao and Boman Irani share similar sentiment on 'Made In China' fronting 'Housefull 4' on October 25.