The fear of uncertainty has hit everyone hard as the world has come to a standstill due to the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Actress Yami Gautam says she doesn’t know when film shoots will resume because even after the lockdown is lifted, it doesn’t look like COVID-19 will be contained.
How does she see the future of the entertainment industry post-pandemic and in what ways will the industry change? “Budgets are going to be reworked. Already the proposed films that most of us were to be part of, are looking at reworked budgets and mediums, with theatres being shut and with no idea when they’ll open. Of course, the mid-budget films have an opportunity to opt for digital platforms,” Yami told IANS in an exclusive chat.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
Sonu Sood: During the pandemic, I felt helping the migrants was what I was born to do In the space of a year, Sonu Sood
Has gone from being known for his bad guy roles on screen to his good-guy act in real life.
Priyanka Chopra interview with Oprah Winfrey: From things that 'broke her spirit' to finding forever with Nick Jonas — 5 candid revelations by the desi girl
In the candid interview Priyanka Chopra shared her inspiring journey, significant moments and how she dealt with highs and lows in her personal and professional life. Right from facing harassment at the young age to not taking Nick Jonas seriously, here are the revelations made by PeeCee in a tete-a-tete with Oprah Winfrey...
OTT has given me the satisfaction I was craving for
Policymakers should be mindful; bring down ticket costs, so cinema doesn’t become a novelty
John Abraham on Mumbai Saga release: I am a big screen hero, not available for subscription fee
Ahead of Mumbai Saga releasing in theatres on Friday, John Abraham said he is a big screen hero and wants to entertain the common man. The actor also alleged that filmmakers are palming off their substandard films to OTT platforms.
Never knew I wanted to become an actor until I came to Mumbai
Actress Khatija Iqbal made her acting debut with ALTBalaji's Ragini MMS: Returns.
'Everyone was doubting me'
Rashami Desai opens up about her divorce from Nandish Sandhu
Priyanka Gave Parineeti Tips On How To Get Right Look For Saina
Parineeti Chopra has spoken about how her cousin Priyanka Chopra helped her prepare for her upcoming film, a biopic on badminton champion Saina Nehwal.
I WANT TO MAKE SHOWS OR FILMS BASED ON COMMON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AND ADDRESS THE STIGMAS ATTACHED TO IT
I want to make shows or films based on common mental health issues and address the stigmas attached to it
'Comedy is a new area for me' says
The Cosmic Chaos of India
Just like the cosmos, when you see India for the first time everything seems chaotic and yet every Indian person finds his/ her own order in that hustle which all goes in tandem. Pavan Rajurkar a freelance illustrator based out of Mumbai, capture this Indianness perfectly in his artworks for many different brands and studios. Some of his recent illustrations have been displayed here.
Doctor of Happiness: An Art Essay
SUKRITI VADHERA KOHLI is the founder of Doctor of Happiness, helping young people with depression and other mental conditions through her art and online platform. Here she speaks with VANESSA PATEL about what inspired her to open up this forum, and what a difference art can make to our well-being.
Meet with clients amid the city’s kaleidoscopic sights and sounds.
Discover The Remnants Of Empires And The Seeds Of Independence In Mumbai
Discover the remnants of empires and the seeds of independence in India’s most populous city.
Building A Sporting Nation
Marathons are changing the shape of the nation. We ask the brains behind the Delhi and Mumbai Half Marathons, how exactly.
An Expat Learns the Key to Authentic Indian Cooking
Cooking lessons at home in Mumbai.
The 12 Best Rooftop Bars Around The World
The world looks different when viewed from these stunning rooftop destinations.
LIC relaxes claim settlement for Covid pandemic
Mumbai: Life Insurance Corporation on Friday said that given the current pandemic situation it would settle death claims without insisting on a municipal certificate in case of hospital deaths. It has also said that it has increased the number of requests that it will accept digitally.
Digital divide: City youths hog rural vax slots, anger locals
Mumbai: Faced with few vaccination slots and high demand, many in the 18-44 age group from the cities are taking advantage of the poor connectivity and tech backwardness in rural areas to book appointments there, leading to unrest among the locals.
Stable graph in Mum, but Maha clocks sharp spike in deaths
Mumbai: Despite a dip in cases, Covid19 fatalities continue to remain high. Maharashtra reported 54,022 daily detections and 898 fatalities on Friday. Total caseload fell short of the 50-lakh mark by 3,000 cases. Total fatalities rose to 74,413, inching close to the 75,000-mark.