Mumbai-based start-up BookMyBai has vetoed Bollywood celebrities alleging violence against domestic help hired through their website. Co-founded by Anupam Sinhal, BookMyBai is an online platform which provides domestic help like cooks, maid, patient care, etc. According to the founders, more than 20 Bollywood celebrities have been accused of mistreating domestic help hired via BookMyBai.com including verbal(…)
Not many in the industry manage to earn the feat of becoming the quintessential actress, but ‘Fukrey’ actress Richa Chadha is ready to hit another high. She was recently approached for an upcoming book – No! Not to co-author it, but to be featured as a subject as one of the film stars in cinema(…)
The list of winners of the 64th National Film Awards were declared on Friday, April 7. And, it’s a moment to rejoice because Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu-starrer “Pink” has bagged the Award for Best Film on Social Issues.
It is heartening to know that the F word has stopped haunting our Bollywood actresses now. They don’t feel the need to shy away from accepting what should, according to me, come naturally to them. It might take some time for them to open up properly about the importance feminism in their lives, but they(…)
Ratna Pathak Shah is one of the wittiest female actors of the contemporary times. She is widely recognized for her role in Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai as the cunning mother-in-law who drew pleasure out of mocking her daughter-in-law Monisha Sarabhai. Their constant banter kept the audience glued to their television screens. On her 60th birthday today,(…)
Her Bollywood career kicked off at the young age of 18. Within a short stint of five years, Alia has proved that there is nothing that she cannot do. From Student of The Year to Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Alia’s journey from a debutante to one of the topmost actresses of Bollywood deserves a lot of(…)
Bollywood has finally taken up the onus of addressing women-centric issues in mainstream cinema. After ‘Pink’ shook the entire country with its message of promoting women’s safety, Bollywood is back with another movie Anaarkali of Aarah directed by Avinash Das addressing similar issues. Starring Swara Bhaskar, the movie is about a small-town singer who sings and dances to(…)
Bollywood showed its solidarity in support of Malayalam actress Bhavna who was kidnapped and molested by a bunch of men in a moving car a few days ago. Celebrities like Kalki Koechlin, Arjun Kapoor, Richa Chadda and Disha Patani voiced their opinion against the brutal act. Actress Disha Patani, who rose to fame with her(…)
After delivering a power-packed performance in Pink, the very versatile Taapsee Pannu is back with another movie, Running Shaadi. She talks about her new movie and about being an outsider in the film industry.
Is this the first look of Ram Gopal Varma’s next film, that is reportedly based on Sasikala? RGV, who has been on a spree to unveil the truth behind real-life events like the Neeraj Grover murder, is now intrigued with Tamil Nadu’s bizarre politics. The chaos led to Sasikala’s conviction and now he wants to explore the(…)
Waheeda Rehman, the “screen goddess of Bollywood”, carved a niche for herself in this volatile industry on her own terms. On her 79th birthday today, let us delve into some interesting facts about her life. Waheeda entered the movie business in 1955 to help her family overcome financial challenges. Who knew that she would become the most(…)