Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicAnil Kapoor

Topic: Anil Kapoor

Stellar cast, tight plot—Jugg Jugg Jeeyo is the Bollywood comedy India has been waiting for

Comedy is often not a great tool to discuss tense topics, but Anil Kapoor and Neetu Singh's Jugg Jugg Jeeyo passes the test.

Thar has Anil-Harshvarrdhan Kapoor star power but what shines is its distinctive art direction

The Kapoors put in serviceable portrayals but are outdone by highly capable character actors like Satish Kaushik and Fatima Sana Sheikh.

Why ‘AK vs AK’ matters in self-soaked Bollywood

It will take some audacity for Bollywood to give us twice-baked, badly spiced films again. We can only be thankful that AK vs AK wasn’t about Akshay Kumar in a double role.

Republic TV says ‘Unite Don’t Divide’, Anil Kapoor has a gut feeling on Zee News

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

IAF wants ‘inappropriate’ scenes removed from ‘AK vs AK’, Netflix says no disrespect intended

In a tweet Wednesday, the Indian Air Force said that some scenes in the movie show Anil Kapoor in an incorrectly donned uniform and using inappropriate language.

Famous Hollywood directors wanted to work with Irrfan. Here’s why he refused their offers

Unlike other Bollywood actors who do inconsequential roles in Hollywood films, Irrfan Khan refused offers made by some of the biggest Hollywood directors.

Mr India may have been played by Anil Kapoor but Sridevi was the best thing about it

Arguably India’s first superhero movie, Mr India is the result of things not working out as planned — and no one is complaining.

1942: A Love Story — the swansong that brought R.D. Burman back to stay

Music company HMV had told Vidhu Vinod Chopra it wouldn’t pay if he signed R.D. Burman. Thankfully, he didn’t listen.

The Zoya Factor’s poor writing & overacting make you wish for a run out – of theatres

With no chemistry between the lead characters, the film, just under three hours, feels like a test match.

The difficulty of being Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

Bollywood wants to push Sonam Kapoor into a box she doesn’t fit. She does not only own up to her real self but encourages others to do the same.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.