Monday, 16 May, 2022

Topic: Entertainment

‘Damini’ to ‘Guilty Minds’ — Indian legal dramas go beyond ‘order, order’, wild meltdowns

Tearful oath-taking on the Gita and lawyers shouting ‘Objection, Milords’ have been replaced with ‘realistic’ courtroom depictions. Amazon Prime’s ‘Guilty Minds’ does justice too.

Stardust’s bold covers live in memes. ’90s Bollywood go-to gossip magazine is now digital

Stardust magazine is a reminder of the ‘golden’ days of pre-Internet paparazzi. Its quirky covers are our backdoor entry into the lives of 90s superstars.

Uzair Hasan’s outstanding journey as a multi-skilled professional has taken him to the top

The young man has been inspiring greatness in the digital world with his business ‘Maxum’.

Behind Talkies brings its readers the best, and most reliable, entertainment news in Tamil

Behind Talkies is an entertainment-news website in Tamil that ensures that it offers you news provided by verified and strong sources, which is published only after careful fact-check.

Meet model-actor Manmeet Singh Gogna, a young star making his mark in the entertainment world

The Past actor is working on a big project that will be releasing soon. Manmeet combines talent and hard work with good looks and charisma.

Why Amir Syed’s Animated Times is popular among comic book fans

Amir Syed’s Animated Times is an Indian entertainment site that creates viral content and has a one million-strong consumer base.

Mystical Modi to migrating Jitin Prasada — News channels offer ‘real’ entertainment

Why watch ‘CID’ and ‘Crime Patrol’ when you can watch Mehul Choksi’s ‘Antics in Antigua and Dominica’ on prime time TV?

Netflix’s Ahaan takes on perceptions of Down Syndrome & OCD with humour, lightheartedness

The film by director Nikhil Pherwani revolves around two characters, one with Down Syndrome, the other battling OCD, and their unlikely friendship.

Lights, camera and action on video call — how a web show was shot during lockdown

A Mumbai-based production house has shot the web series, which is set against the backdrop of Covid pandemic. It will be released in the first week of August on Voot.

Govt wants level playing field for print, digital media with FDI: I&B Secretary Amit Khare

I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar says govt will soon announce incentives for films & TV hit by Covid, and will also come out with SOP for film and TV shoots.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

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.