Articles by Santanu Das
In an exclusive interview, director Roger Ross Williams shared how he first came to know about Cassandro and that one film reference which was important to him.
Let's take a look at the Best Actor race for the Oscars, with predictions heating up after the fall festival premieres.
Kaala review: An Intelligence officer has to solve a massive case of money laundering that turns out to be little more than an empty, disorienting misfire.
Let's take a look at the Best Actress race for the Oscars after the end of fall festivals, which is turning out to be the most competitive in recent years.
Sitting in Bars with Cake review: Another entry in the classic cancer tearjerker that shakily offers just the right amount of sweetness.
Anurag Kashyap, who stars in Haddi, shared that when he was searching for trans actors for the part of Kukoo in Sacred Games, no one was ready to play the part.
New titles from Wes Anderson to David Fincher, Sofia Coppola to Ava DuVernay, here are 10 picks from the 80th edition of the Venice Film Festival.
Scam 2003: The Telgi Story review: The first five episodes of the second installment in the Scam franchise focus on the rise of Abdul Karim Telgi.
Taali review: Created by Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartk Nishandar, JioCinema's new series Taali sees Sushmita Sen essay trans activist Shreegauri Sawant.
Red, White & Royal Blue review: Based on Casey McQuiston's novel, this royal fairytale makes the son of the US president and a British prince fall in love.
The Jengaburu Curse review: Helmed by Nila Madhav Panda, the series details tribal displacement and institutional corruption with the design of a thriller.
In a chat with Hindustan Times, Matthew López shared how he cannot imagine the film without its two leading actors Taylor Zakhar Perez and Nicholas Galitzine.
Heartstopper Season 2 review: Nick and Charlie are back at Truham High, with friends for company. Filled with earnest delights, the show stays safe to a fault.
The Hunt for Veerappan: Helmed by Selvamani Selvaraj, the new Netflix docuseries delves deep into the manhunt of the brigand Veerappan.
Greta Gerwig's Barbie wears its feminist resolve wrapped under its delightfully pink meta-commentary. Its bitter aim is only directed at patriarchy.
Bawaal movie review: Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor star in the Nitesh Tiwari film, where horrors of World War II are re-imagined to save a crumbling marriage.
The Trial - Pyaar Kaanoon Dhokha review: Expect loud background music and a total lack of nuance in this show starring Kajol and Jisshu Sengupta.
Neeyat, starring Vidya Balan as a detective, is far too shy to take chances and tackle larger socio-economic crises at play in order to leave an impact.
In an exclusive chat, The Summer I Turned Pretty stars Christopher Briney and Gavin Casalegno reveal what advice would their characters need ahead of season 2.
Vidya Balan plays detective Maya Rao in Anu Menon's Neeyat. She shares her first reaction to the script and her take on those Daniel Craig comparisons.
Konkona Sen Sharma directs a deliciously rich and poignant segment in Lust Stories 2, with two compelling performances from Tillotama Shome and Amruta Subhash.
And, Towards Happy Alleys review: Sreemoyee Singh's camera sensitively traces the growing climate of Iranian resistance through interviews and poetic anecdotes.
20 Days in Mariupol review: Mstyslav Chernov documents the early weeks of the Russian invasion of the Ukranian city of Mariupol in first-person narration.
The Hearing review: Four asylum seekers from various parts of the world answer questions as part of the Swiss application procedure in this doc by Lisa Gerig.
The Night Manager creator Sandeep Modi talks about the challenges of adapting the beloved series for an Indian audience and how Tom Hiddleston reacted to it.
No Winter Holidays review: Directors Rajan Kathet and Sunir Pandey narrow down their gaze on two widows surviving a harsh winter in the Nepalese Himalayas.
Tish review: Chronicling the life of British working class photographer Tish Murtha, Paul Sng's docu-biopic is a moving tribute to the legacy of an artist.
School of Lies review: The show revolves around the case of a missing child in a fictional boarding school that houses many secrets.
Scoop review: Karishma Tanna gives career-best performance as crime reporter Jagruti Pathak, who is accused of murder in Hansal Mehta's gripping drama series.
10 Years of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani: Ayan Mukherji's beloved coming-of-age romance starring Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone has aged delightfully with time.