Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicSanjay Leela Bhansali

Topic: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Gangubai Kathiawadi is a hit in Thailand. Reels, Netflix, sex work industry helped

For weeks now, Gangubai Kathiawadi has been on Netflix’s top 10 list in Thailand. There are reels, YouTube videos and recreation of Alia Bhatt’s looks.

RamLeela to Gangubai — Bhansali brings back the white. It’ll boss fashion in 2022

Gangubai’s outfits in the film, often white on white, stand out not just for looking gracious, but also for being wearable.

Gaalis to chikankari — Gangubai is an Alia Bhatt show in Bhansali’s grand and violent world

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s films are larger-than-life. Gangubai is no different and the spotlight on Alia Bhatt never wavers.

HC grants interim stay on defamation proceedings in Alia Bhatt-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi case

A defamation complaint was filed by Babuji Shah, who claimed to be the adopted son of Gangubai Kathiawadi — a powerful figure in Mumbai's red-light area, Kamathipura, during the 1960s.

Pakistanis scratch their heads over Bhansali’s Netflix series on Lahore’s Heera Mandi

Actress Mansha Pasha had said, ‘because in Pakistan, a fictional narrative is often censored, others take up the stories that are native to our country.

‘Indecent representation’ — case against Alia Bhatt-starrer Bhansali film Gangubai Kathiawadi

Gangubai Kathiawadi’s son has also sought a permanent order restraining printing & circulation of the book on which the movie is based.

Sanjay Bhansali couldn’t work with Sushant Singh Rajput due to date issues: Mumbai Police

The police are probing why Sushant Singh Rajput was not able to do films with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and are examining his contracts with other production houses.

Mumbai Police to record Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s statement in Sushant Singh Rajput case

Statements of 30 others have already been recorded, including Rajput's family members, actor-friend Rhea Chakraborty & Yash Raj Films' casting director Shanoo Sharma.

Not just Panipat, Kabul unhappy with ‘undesirable’ portrayal of Afghans in other films too

In a letter to the Indian government in April, Afghanistan had raised concerns over depictions of Afghans in films like Kabul Express, Padmaavat and Kesari.

Modi thanks Amul, Sanjay Jha hits out at Shiv Sena and Goa is not that picturesque

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

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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