Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar are changing the rules with risky choices and versatile characters. Mayur Lookhar takes a closer look, with inputs from BhartiDubey
GETAWAYS Romantic & LUXURIOUS
Planning a romantic rendezvous with your beloved this Valentine’s Day but do not want to be a part of the crowd? We’ve got you covered. Here are seven luxurious resorts off the beaten track that are sure to steal your heart while also rekindling your romance. Bon voyage!
Fierce & Fabulous
TAAPSEE PANNU & BHUMI PEDNEKAR
LOVE AAJ KAL
Tragic to comic, realistic to fantastical, historical to contemporary, dreamboat heroes to feisty heroines, much-loved to much-debated — we pick the best of Bollywood reel romances over the last 20 years to celebrate the month of love.
Sheer and sexy, bold and beautiful — we pick some skin-tillating stuff that will make you feel even more gorgeous.
Conventions Cannot Define Your Boundaries — Vikrant Massey
From playing the “hero ka dost” to playing the hero himself, the popular 32-year-old television and film actor has come a long way. In a candid chat with CineBlitz, Chhapaak star Vikrant Massey talks about his journey, his experience of working with Deepika Padukone and the changing times in cinema.
These Black Dramas Will Win Your Heart…
While OTT platforms may be populated with stories that have white actors at the centre, black dramas are slowly gaining ground with the audience, from Ava DuVernay’s brilliant When They See Us to Atlanta. Abhishek Srivastava picks five such shows that have become critical and popular successes.
What Women Want!
She is the badass girl who makes sure you don’t get away with calling a spade a club. She is RICHA CHADHA, the actress with the magic and the girl with the charm, writes SHUBARNA MUKERJI SHU.
Feminism à la Bollywood!
Which side of the fence shall we seat ourselves when the world of Bollywood (our ‘unofficial encyclopaedia’) gives us mixed views on feminism, asks SHUBARNA MUKERJI SHU.
Don't Be Quick To Judge!
Perth-born PALLAVI SHARDA, who is set to make heads turn in BEGUM JAAN, tells SHUBARNA MUKERJI SHU what all men need to know about women.
Kriti Sanon: 'I'm The Best Girlfriend'
She is glamorous, gorgeous, gracious. She would be your perfect Valentine provided you love the ‘jhalli’ in her, as much as you love her femininity. Kriti Sanon lays down her conditions, while Shubarna Mukerji Shu takes notes.
High on Love
A diehard romantic, POOJA CHOPRA tells VIRAJ SAWANT that if your partner makes you a better version of your self and makes your eyes gleam, never let him go!
Keeping the Fire Burning Is a Little Tricky!
The lovely DIPANNITA SHARMA tells NICHOLA PAIS that the love isn’t over just because you have momentarily been attracted to someone else or lost some physical attraction for your current partner.
And They Didn't Live Happily Ever After...
In a utopian world, a love story ending on a happy note would be considered ideal. But in Bollywood tragic endings often make for better films, says Viraj Sawant.
Sunny Leone Shuts Them Up!
For everyone who pulled her down, Sunny Leone has one thing to say - ‘Laila, main Laila!’ …
The Curious Case of Sushant Singh Rajput!
He says, his romance is with his passion – there is no room for a third. But Shubarna Mukerji Shu manages to push in some questions and loads of fun with Sushant Singh Rajput!
Podcast Princess Neha Dhupia, winning all eardrums with her #NoFilterNeha, tells Nichola Pais that celebrities have become more relaxed and understand the importance of connecting honestly with audiences
The Sensational Singer of India
Born in Goa and raised in Mumbai, this Global sensational singer strikes the right chords with her singing talent.
John Abraham: 'Men Have Stopped Being Men'
Whether it is death-defying stunts onscreen or striking out at the inevitable hate on social media, John Abraham doesn’t hold back the punches. The hunky star in conversation with Rochelle Fernandez…
The Story Teller
Hear the whole KAHAANI, from the horse’s mouth as SUJOY G HOSH speaks to SHUBARNA MUKERJI SHU.
An Actor, Not A Star
SHIVAAY girl SAYYESHAA SAIGAL speaks to SHUBARNA MUKERJI SHU about ambitions and acceptance…
Calling The Shots!
Gentle beauty, wife of B-town’s music and film baron, fitness freak... Passionate filmmaker, stubborn professional, nobody’s fool... DIVYA KHOSLA KUMAR combines these differing personas with ease. She carries no pressure of her famous surname. Her motto? “If you take your work in a relaxed way then it can click better.” Who could argue with that, says VIRAJ SAWANT!
Vidya Balan, On The Road Less Travelled
She rode the high, and has learnt to coast the lows. Vidya Balan tells Shubarna Mukerji Shu that she will do what she likes to do, and only what she enjoys doing! The reins are back in her lovely hands…
'I Don't Mind Living-in With a Guy' Taapsee Pannu
While we are still seeing the world with PINK-tinted glasses, Taapsee Pannu speaks her heart out about women, marriage, expectations and reality.
“My Agenda Is My Cinema”
His films touch the innermost part of the heart and give you the ultimate happy high when you walk out of the theatre. But what really makes SHOOJIT SIRCAR happy? He tells VIRAJ SAWANT.
“I'm At My Happiest When Acting”
Attempting to walk the road less travelled seems to be SWARA BHASKAR’s high. She talks to VIRAJ SAWANT about the risks an actor has to take to keep the excitement
we got married for money
weddings can be beautiful, weddings can be tedious but parched filmmaker leena yadhav insists that hers was scandalous! so she tells shubarna mukerji shu.
sip & sprinkle
a heart-warmer, a smile-winner… in a short span of time, young alia bhatt has carved her name as a powerhouse performer, upping her game with every film.