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Observer of life

Cinematographer turned filmmaker Laxman Utekar, who was a set sweeper, does everything with an intensity that has propelled him from the ground upwards, says Saimi Sattar He sits quietly on the side and allows his actors, Kriti Sanon, Kartik Aryaan and Aparshakti Khurana to corner the spotlight completely. But Laxman Utekar, who makes his Hindi directorial debut with Luka Chuppi,...

‘Don’t understand agenda of Pak’

Veteran lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar says he does not understand the agenda of Pakistan to sponsor terrorist activities in India. “I don’t understand what will they get out of it by constantly sponsoring terrorism. It’s an open truth that they support terrorist organisations but they are constantly denying it,” Akhtar said. “This situation is actually being forced upon us (India)....

Akshay Kumar lauds Kriti

Actor Akshay Kumar has showered Kriti Sanon with praises as she recreated the famous song Ye Khabar Chapwado from his film Aflatoon. The recently released Poster Lagwa Do song from Kriti Sanon’s Luka Chuppi showcases the actress shaking a leg to the remixed version of the original 90’s chartbuster. Akshay who is not only the original actor of the song but also...

An evening of many firsts

The hostless Oscars at first threatened to be a rather antiseptic affair but the brisk-moving ceremony soon came alive with heart-warming surprises — it finished on a decidedly unsettled note with a Best Picture win for the divisive segregation era drama Green Book The segregation era road-trip drama Green Book was crowned best picture at the 91st Academy Awards, handing Hollywood’s...

Urvashi Rautela’s Fans moment

Actress Urvashi Rautela had a fan moment just hours ahead of her birthday when she met Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber and his wife Hailey, a model. She called it the “best evening” of her life. Urvashi, who turned 25 on Monday, shared a selfie with Justin and Hailey on social media. “Justin Bieber, thanks a trillion. Bestest birthday...

strong stand needs to be taken : Vidya Balan

With the Hindi film industry condemning the Pulwama terror attack and not releasing films in Pakistan besides banning all Pakistani artistes from working in India, actress Vidya Balan said a strong stand needs to be taken this time. “Though I have always believed that art should be kept away from all boundaries and politics, there is no better way to bring...

Don’t miss the ship

Travel experts say that cruise holidays among Indians are no longer restricted to the well-heeled. By Team Viva For a long time, cruise travel was looked upon as a trip for the elite and people with extendable budgets. It has always been under the ‘expensive’ segment and for an exclusive set of people and age group. However, looking at the...

‘Hindi films are the nerve of cinema’

Shekhar Suman  who was last seen in Bhoomi talks to Musba Hashmi about the latest season of Lights Camera Kissey — anecdotes and unknown facts — his experience in the film industry what is keeping him busy these days How was the experience with previous seasons of Lights Camera Kissey? It was an amazing experience. Life is made up short stories and anecdotes and ever since we...

‘Don’t take social media so seriously’

Actor Gurbani Gill agrees to the importance of social media in one’s life, she also lays stress on the fact that one should not be addicted to it. “Social media should not be taken so seriously, because it’s just one part of your life, not your entire life. Social media is a great platform to connect, share and express....

Total Dhamal : Slapstick works in parts

*ing: Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Javed Jaffrey, Riteish Deshmukh, Sanjay Mishra, Johnny Lever With a 5-star star cast, one would expect the film to be great too as far as content is concerned. But then most of us are aware that the Dhamaal franchise that dates back to 2007, is more about nonsensical drama than the story...