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Manoj Bajpayee bags best actor Asia Pacific Screen Award for Bhonsle, says ‘We have been trying to make this film for 4.5yrs’

Nov 24, 2019: Manoj Bajpayee won the best actor award at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards for Bhonsle – his second best actor award at APSA after he bagged it for his performance in Aligarh in 2016. Directed by Devashish Makhija, the Hindi feature narrates the story of a police constable (Bajpayee), who tries to […]

Manoj Bajpayee film Bhonsle gets two nominations at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

October 22, 2019: Devashish Makhija’s Bhonsle, starring Manoj Bajpayee in the lead, premiered in the ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ section of the Busan International Film Festival 2018. Bhonsle, featuring Manoj Bajpayee in the eponymous role, has been nominated in two categories, including best actor, at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, Brisbane. Directed by Devashish […]

Manoj Bajpayee’s Bhonsle to be premiered at Busan International Film Festival 2018

September 04, 2018: Bhonsle, directed by Devashish Makhija, is nominated for the “Kim Jiseok Award” in the “A Window on Asian Cinema” section. Manoj Bajpayee-starrer Bhonsle will have its world premiere at the upcoming Busan International Film Festival 2018 which is scheduled to take place next month. The film will be premiered under the section […]

‘Anaarkali of Aarah’ review: Swara Bhaskar is superb as a singer out to prove that ‘no means no’

Mar 24, 2017 : Avinash Das’s debut feature overcomes its indulgences and flaws by focusing on the big picture on sexual assault and consent. If a woman performs songs about sexual desire and fulfillment, has a married man for a lover, and wears garish make-up and clothes that show off her curves, does she have […]

I saw Anaarkali of Aarah and cried throughout: Sonam Kapoor

Mar 04, 2017: “I saw Anaarkali of Aarah a couple of weeks back and cried throughout. First of all, I don’t think Swara gets her due. She did this film called Nil Battey Sannata last year, which I think, was one of the most amazing performances I ever saw. It was a courageous performance,” said […]

Karan Johar unveils first poster of Swara Bhaskar’s Anaarkali of Aarah

Feb 21, 2017: Filmmakker Karan Johar revealed the colourful posters of Swara Bhaskar’s next, Anaarkali of Aarah, on Monday. Directed by Avinash Das, it is the story of a singer played by Swara, who hails from Aarah in Bihar and is popular for her songs. This is Avinash’s directorial debut. Shimmering in a multi-colour lehenga […]

Manoj Bajpayee’s Bhonsle to be premiered at Busan International Film Festival 2018 Bhonsle, directed by Devashish Makhija, is nominated for the “Kim Jiseok Award” in the “A Window on Asian Cinema” section.

Manoj Bajpayee-starrer Bhonsle will have its world premiere at the upcoming Busan International Film Festival 2018 which is scheduled to take place next month. The film will be premiered under the section ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’, “Bhonsle”, directed by Devashish Makhija, is nominated for the “Kim Jiseok Award” in the “A Window on Asian […]

The making of Brand Modi Narendra Modi isn’t just a political party’s prime ministerial candidate. NaMo is a brand that has been carefully built and painstakingly marketed. Here’s how

Modi’s transition from politician to brand has been carefully charted out. From a raging Hindu nationalist to India’s most popular prime ministerial candidate — if one were to go by the various exit-polls and pre-poll surveys, that is — the evolution of Brand Modi has been spectacular.   That said, Brand Modi started out on […]