Abhimanyu Mathur is an entertainment journalist with Hindustan Times. He writes about cinema, TV, and OTT, churning out interviews, reviews, and good old news stories.
Articles by Abhimanyu Mathur
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 06:53 AM IST
Stars of the new Prime Video thriller Hush Hush- Soha Ali Khan, Shahana Goswami, and Kritika Kamra--discuss the show and their co-star Juhi Chawla.
Updated on Sep 25, 2022 06:49 AM IST
Diljit Dosanjh’s cooking videos, which he began in the lockdown, became so popular that the singer-actor was inundated with requests for cooking shows and restaurant endorsements.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 06:43 AM IST
Jackie Shroff talks about his new film Atithi Bhooto Bhava, currently streaming on Zee5, as well as his career so far.
Published on Sep 23, 2022 05:29 PM IST
Jamtara 2 review: Netflix’s crime thriller delves deeper into the world of phishing and fraud with bigger scams but ends up being a mediocre watch with many faults.
Published on Sep 23, 2022 01:42 PM IST
Babli Bouncer movie review: Tamannaah Bhatia stars as a ‘lady bouncer’ in this Madhur Bhandarkar that lacks subtlety and wastes a solid plot and premise for some cheap laughs.
Published on Sep 23, 2022 06:44 AM IST
Amyra Dastur, who stars in Jogi, talks about her role in the Diljit Dosanjh-starrer and her career so far.
Published on Sep 22, 2022 06:11 PM IST
Reduced ticket prices for National Cinema Day on September 23 has benefitted Brahmastra and the new release Chup with both registering solid advance booking numbers.
Published on Sep 22, 2022 09:30 AM IST
RRR’s Oscar entry snub isn’t the first time a much-hyped Indian film hasn’t been the official entry that year. A look at several previous such controversies.
Published on Sep 22, 2022 06:45 AM IST
Hush Hush review: Juhi Chawla, Soha Ali Khan, Kritika Kamra, and Shahana Gosawami star in this loose, meandering thriller that wastes a beautifully-set up premise.
Published on Sep 21, 2022 12:20 PM IST
Chello Show might be India’s official entry for the Oscars but SS Rajamouli’s RRR still has a shot at being nominated and winning at the Academy Award. Here’s how:
Updated on Sep 21, 2022 06:47 AM IST
Kareena Kapoor’s on screen image transformed drastically with her 2003 film Chameli, a project she repeatedly said no to and was almost shelved after its director’s death.
Published on Sep 20, 2022 01:33 PM IST
A lowdown on what Brahmastra's box office figures mean for the film’s status as a hit/flop given its budget and scale.
Published on Sep 20, 2022 06:42 AM IST
Jogi director Ali Abbas Zafar says casting Diljit Dosanjh was essential as he was certain only a Sikh actor should play lead in a film on the 1984 riots.
Published on Sep 19, 2022 07:31 AM IST
Tisca Chopra talks about her new Disney+ Hotstar show Dahan, and the trend of women headlining mainstream web series.
Published on Sep 18, 2022 06:42 AM IST
A number of films that found virtually no takers in theatres are now ruling the roost upon their digital release on streaming platforms.
Published on Sep 16, 2022 01:13 PM IST
Jogi movie review: Diljit Dosanjh firmly establishes his credentials as an actor in Ali Abbas Zafar’s brutal yet sensitive film on the aftermath of the 1984 anti-Sikh violence in Delhi.
Published on Sep 16, 2022 07:20 AM IST
Diljit Dosanjh, who stars in Netflix’s Jogi based on the 1984 riots, talks about that dark chapter in India’s history and his own connection with it.
Published on Sep 15, 2022 02:19 PM IST
Shiksha Mandal review: The MXPlayer show takes an interesting premise around the Vyapam scam and talented cast but wastes it all with choppy, amateurish storytelling.
Published on Sep 15, 2022 12:20 PM IST
Pavan Malhotra talks about his new MXPlayer show Shiksha Mandal, the commerce and stardom in Bollywood, and how he has avoided being typecast.
Published on Sep 15, 2022 06:43 AM IST
Saqib Ayub, who plays Ranbir Kapoor’s friend Ali in Brahmastra, talks about his experience of working on the film, and the criticism it is receiving.
Updated on Sep 13, 2022 12:08 PM IST
Brahmastra’s varying box office numbers have started a debate about ‘fake’ box office figures and manipulation of data. Here is a breakdown on just how box office numbers are calculated and why Brahmastra is reporting different figures.
Published on Sep 12, 2022 06:48 AM IST
To some, Brahmastra is the best Indian film ever made in terms of visual effects and action. To others, it is a dull affair with cringey dialogue. What the film actually is, is a confusing mix of both these things.
Published on Sep 10, 2022 12:50 PM IST
With Brahmastra registering a bumper opening, demand for tickets of IMAX and 3D shows of the film has increased, prompting theatres to increase shows and running the film for 21 hours in some halls.
Published on Sep 09, 2022 05:06 PM IST
Brahmastra is set to earn anywhere between ₹35 and 40 crore on its opening day, making it the biggest opener in the careers of Ranbir Kapoor and Ayan Mukerji, and one of the best-opening Hindi films in recent times.
Published on Sep 08, 2022 11:58 PM IST
Over the years, Queen Elizabeth II has been portrayed on screen by a host of actors in award-winning performances, ranging from Helen Mirren and Olivia Colman to Claire Foy.
Published on Sep 08, 2022 07:37 PM IST
The advance booking numbers of Brahmastra may be soaring but Ranbir Kapoor advises not to take them too seriously before the film releases.
Updated on Sep 07, 2022 09:07 PM IST
In a recent media interaction, Ranbir Kapoor opened up about why his last release Shamshera failed at the box office.
Published on Sep 07, 2022 06:05 PM IST
Ayan Mukerji spoke about what actually happened in Ujjain when he tried to visit a temple with Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.
Published on Sep 07, 2022 05:04 PM IST
Alia Bhatt, Ayan Mukerji and Ranbir Kapoor are in Delhi for the promotions of Brahmastra, which releases on Friday.
Published on Sep 07, 2022 12:28 PM IST
Justin Bieber's India show is still on track despite the singer's latest message about taking a break due to his health condition.