Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicAlia Bhatt

Topic: Alia Bhatt

RamLeela to Gangubai — Bhansali brings back the white. It’ll boss fashion in 2022

Gangubai’s outfits in the film, often white on white, stand out not just for looking gracious, but also for being wearable.

Gaalis to chikankari — Gangubai is an Alia Bhatt show in Bhansali’s grand and violent world

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s films are larger-than-life. Gangubai is no different and the spotlight on Alia Bhatt never wavers.

HC grants interim stay on defamation proceedings in Alia Bhatt-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi case

A defamation complaint was filed by Babuji Shah, who claimed to be the adopted son of Gangubai Kathiawadi — a powerful figure in Mumbai's red-light area, Kamathipura, during the 1960s.

‘Indecent representation’ — case against Alia Bhatt-starrer Bhansali film Gangubai Kathiawadi

Gangubai Kathiawadi’s son has also sought a permanent order restraining printing & circulation of the book on which the movie is based.

Sushant Singh Rajput’s family rates Alia Bhatt’s Sadak 2 as 98% nepotistic on Nepometer 

Nepometer website was launched last month by Rajput’s brother-in-law Vishal Kirti. It rates movies based on whether the crew has people from the film industry or outside it.

Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt lose lakhs of Instagram followers as Sushant fans call out ‘nepotism’

Actor Kangana Ranaut, who has often raised the nepotism issue and claimed that it works to the detriment of outsiders in Bollywood, has gained lakhs of social media followers.

Alia Bhatt reads and takes writing lessons during lockdown, acknowledges her privilege

The actor has been using her Instagram page to share Covid-related information and has contributed to relief funds as well.

Sonam Kapoor & Salman Khan to Alia Bhatt & Sridevi — worst & best of Bollywood this decade

From exciting new entrants to the same old non-talent, the decade has been a mixed bag for Bollywood's actors.

You have seen Kalank before — in Bhansali’s sets, in half-baked love triangles

Kalank, which stars Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan, aims high with its fantastical sets but falls short on delivering a good, pre-Independence love story.

Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy simmers with rage, and allows Ranveer Singh his own Bachchan glory

With a well-cast ensemble featuring Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Kalki Koechlin, Dharavi-set ‘Gully Boy’ is a film emblematic of the times.

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New Brezza is not just a facelift. Maruti-Suzuki has worked to make it tough

I drove the automatic variant and it felt a bit languid on the open road. Prices start from Rs 8 lakh and go up to Rs 14 lakh for the automatic dual-tone variant.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.