In just a span of four years, pretty Delhi girl Rakul Preet Singh has become the undisputable queen of the Telugu film industry. But Rakul also has a foothold in both the Hindi and Tamil film industries, and she believes language is no barrier for her. She’s eagerly looking forward to the release of her film Aiyaary with director Neeraj Pandey. But as of now, she is basking in her success in the South film industry.
15 years after making his Bollywood debut with a small role in Annarth (2002), Gautam Rode is all set to make a promising comeback on the silver screen as the lead in Aksar 2. The 40-year-old actor, who shot to fame with several successful stints in leading TV shows, speaks to Guardian 20 about his journey from the small screen to the big, and his plans ahead.
Actor Ranvir Shorey, known for his critically acclaimed work in films like Khosla Ka Ghosla and Bheja Fry, now features in India’s only full-length movie on the issue of climate change, Kadvi Hawa, which releases next week. He speaks to Bulbul Sharma about finding a balance between alternative and mainstream cinema.
While there are numerous factors that may not be common to every Indian, the love for cinema unites all of us unequivocally. And crossing regional and linguistic barriers, there’s a new movie trend that is slowly emerging in India.
Vishal Malhotra, who was recently seen in the movie Tu Hai Mera Sunday (a light-hearted tale of five friends searching for a place to play soccer in Mumbai), in conversation with Guardian 20 talks about why he took a long break from the movies, and his struggles against being typecast.
This seventeenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is easily the best of the three Thor films.
And then, something happens. Something awful and irreversibly life—changing happens in this true life portrait of an urban marriage threatening to fall apart under the strain of coping with daily vicissitudes.
One of the first Indian actresses to successfully cross over to Hollywood, Lakshmi Manchu speaks to Latha Srinivasan about her very diverse filmography, and her early days of struggle in Los Angeles.