Tuesday, 4 October, 2022

Topic: Biopic

Will end fight once people who fabricated ‘spy charge’ are punished, says Nambi Narayanan

On ThePrint’s Off The Cuff, former ISRO scientist Narayanan talks about the time he was wrongfully accused of leaking classified information on India’s space programme to Pakistan.

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


File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.