Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicRanveer Singh

Topic: Ranveer Singh

Jayeshbhai Jordaar’s non-macho hero works well. But it’s an old message in new bottle

In a Bollywood of Kabir Singhs, we need more Jayeshbhai Jordaars. But Divyang Thakur’s debut loses track in the pursuit of a happy ending.

‘You’re playing Kapil, you better get it right’ — Ranveer Singh on biggest challenge in ’83’

In a conversation with Shekhar Gupta at 'Off The Cuff', actor Ranveer Singh says his endeavour has always been to get into the skin of his characters.

In 83, Ranveer Singh captures Kapil Dev’s mannerisms well. But director Kabir Khan falls short

On a scale of the farcical ‘Victory’, to the powerful ‘Iqbal’, ‘83’ ranks straight down the middle in India’s cricket film library.

Move over Big Boss. It’s time to look at The Big Picture—juvenile, but has Ranveer’s energy

Of course, you could watch both, as they are on the same channel—one after the other— but what fun would that be?

Will Muslim actors ever capture the Indian imagination as the Khans did? It’s unlikely

In 'The Three Khans: And the Emergence of New India', independent journalist Kaveree Bamzai explores the story of Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh from their emergence on the silver screen to the era following their legacy.

Mumbai slums to LA, how this dance troupe chased chance to win America’s Got Talent

V Unbeatable, a team of 29 dancers from slums of Mumbai's Bhayander and Naigaon, found international glory after winning the US reality show. They received $1 million as prize money.

Sonam Kapoor & Salman Khan to Alia Bhatt & Sridevi — worst & best of Bollywood this decade

From exciting new entrants to the same old non-talent, the decade has been a mixed bag for Bollywood's actors.

Ranveer bowls over Singhvi, Subramanian Swamy attacks Rahul, and Sachin Pilot turns pink

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

With Gully Boy, Zoya Akhtar is no longer the princess of posh people’s pain

From Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Dil Dhadakne Do to Gully Boy, Zoya Akhtar is now a chronicler of deep class divide and a poet of possibilities.

Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy simmers with rage, and allows Ranveer Singh his own Bachchan glory

With a well-cast ensemble featuring Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Kalki Koechlin, Dharavi-set ‘Gully Boy’ is a film emblematic of the times.

On Camera

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Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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.
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