Wednesday, 29 June, 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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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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