Monday, 16 May, 2022

Topic: Biopic

Phoolan murder, jailbreak, ‘Prithviraj’s ashes’: Life of Sher Singh Rana, coming soon as biopic

Sher Singh Rana was convicted for the 2001 murder of bandit-turned-MP Phoolan Devi in 2014. He was granted bail in 2016 by Delhi HC, after he appealed his sentence.

Now, a biopic on Phoolan Devi’s killer, for ‘bringing back’ Prithviraj Chauhan’s ashes

Sher Singh Rana was lone convict in 2001 murder of dacoit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi. Now, Vidyut Jammwal is playing him, with ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ director helming project.

Chakda ‘Xpress teaser ends up mocking Jhulan Goswami

Chakda 'Xpress will release on Netflix — with no pressure to bring in audiences, why couldn't the producers choose someone more fit for the role?

A PV Sindhu biopic now would be unwise, Akshay Kumar should wait

Apart from the concern that Akshay Kumar will emerge the star of P.V. Sindhu's story in her speculated biopic, there is fear a film now would be one too soon.

Bollywood outcast Vivek Oberoi returns with PM Narendra Modi by his side to reset his career

Vivek Oberoi had been a Narendra Modi devotee since his Gujarat days to become film producer Sandip Singh’s ‘only choice’ to play the prime minister.

Ranbir Kapoor as Sanju doesn’t portray Dutt but Munna bhai

An unbiased biopic is an oxymoron, and Sanju is no exception.

Do biopics like Sanju end up resurrecting fallen heroes?

Experts weigh in Rajkumar Hirani's recent biopic on Sanjay Dutt's life and how it was influenced by the 1993 Mumbai blasts.

On Camera


Ban on wheat export is tyranny. It stops farmers from getting a windfall from higher prices

Modi govt's ‘deal’ for the farmer is: ‘Heads I win, tails you lose’. Just when farmers might receive a decent price, the govt floods the market with imports or bans exports.

Adani forges $10.5-billion deal with Holcim India to buy Ambuja Cement, ACC

Holcim’s sale of its Indian business is expected to close in second half of 2022. Adani Group beat other firms, including JSW Group, to become India's 2nd biggest cement manufacturer.


Ambassador of France to India Emmanuel Lenain says Paris will work with New Delhi to get over some of the strategic “constraints” it is facing today. | Photo: Pooja Kher | ThePrint

We won’t lecture, but want to boost India’s strategic autonomy, says French ambassador

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Emmanuel Lenain, Ambassador of France to India, said the Rafale fighter jet deal, and the Scorpene submarines programme have been outstanding achievements in the bilateral ties.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.