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Rosarita book review: Anita Desai's first novel in a decade is a compact gem

Thrice shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Anita Desai's latest offering revolves around a young Indian woman who wants to know more about her mother.

Rosarita is published by Pan Macmillan India.(Pan Macmillan India (Instagram))
Published on Jul 17, 2024 12:38 PM IST

'She's so in love': Fans thank Vicky for showing an unseen side of Katrina

Vicky Kaushal shared a bunch of unseen pictures with Katrina Kaif on Instagram to wish her on her birthday. Check out how fans reacted.

Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif's sweet relationship shines through in these photographs like never before.
Updated on Jul 16, 2024 02:48 PM IST

Ulajh trailer: Janhvi Kapoor fights nepotism label as a diplomat. Watch

Ulajh trailer sees Janhvi Kapoor play the youngest Deputy High Commissioner, who is being targetted not only for nepotism but also for leaking documents.

Janhvi Kapoor in a still from Ulajh trailer.
Published on Jul 16, 2024 12:18 PM IST

Divyanka Tripathi, Vivek return to India days after losing passports in Italy

Actor Divyanka Tripathi and her husband Vivek Dahiya lost their passports and cash worth ₹10 lakh to a car robbery during a vacation in Florence, Italy.

Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya were spotted at the Mumbai airport.
Published on Jul 16, 2024 10:42 AM IST

House of the Dragon Season 2 Episode 5 review: Who is in charge?

House of the Dragon Season 2 Episode 5 puts the spotlight on developing character arcs after the intense war of the dragons last week. SPOILER ALERT

Olivia Cooke as Alicent in a still from episode 5 of House of the Dragon Season 2.
Published on Jul 15, 2024 11:38 AM IST

Emraan Hashmi says he found Ranbir Kapoor's work in Animal to be ‘commendable’

Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Animal starring Ranbir Kapoor was released last year and was a massive box office success. A sequel is already in the works.

Emraan Hashmi has showered praises on Ranbir Kapoor's Animal.
Updated on Jul 11, 2024 07:33 PM IST

Sanjana Thakur interview after Commonwealth Prize for story titled Aishwarya Rai

Sanjana Thakur's story, titled Aishwarya Rai, won the prestigious award this year. In this interview, Sanjana talks about how the story came to life.

interview Sanjana Thakur's story Aishwarya Rai is about mothers and daughters.
Published on Jul 11, 2024 12:38 PM IST

Roger Federer takes a selfie with Taylor Swift at Eras Tour concert in Zurich

Roger Federer attended Taylor Swift's Eras Tour concert in Zürich, Switzerland with his wife Mirka and their four children. Check out the pictures below.

Roger Federer and Taylor Swift were all smiles in a selfie together.
Published on Jul 11, 2024 08:58 AM IST

Bad Newz failed but these Indian tracks actually got intimacy right

Many users were irked with the unnecessary boldness is the new song from Bad Newz. These tracks from Indian films depicted intimacy with grace.

These movie songs got the memo on intimacy just right!
Published on Jul 10, 2024 04:06 PM IST

Pakistani actor claims Shah Rukh Khan copied his role in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna

Veteran Pakistani actor Tauqeer Nasir claimed that Shah Rukh Khan's role in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna was copied down to the limp in his leg.

Tauqeer Nasir claimed that Shah Rukh Khan has copied his work in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna.
Published on Jul 09, 2024 01:12 PM IST

House of the Dragon season 2 episode 4 review: The dragons finally face off

House of the Dragon Season 2 Episode 4 delivered one of the most intense moments, which will definitely set the tone for the rest of the show. SPOILER ALERT!

Nothing can prepare you for the harrowing last minutes of the fourth episode of House of the Dragon Season 2.
Published on Jul 08, 2024 12:57 PM IST

Brad Pitt makes it official with girlfriend Ines de Ramon at British Grand Prix

Brad Pitt arrived at the British Grand Prix, holding the hand of girlfriend Ines de Ramon. The couple was first linked in 2022.

Ines de Ramon and Brad Pitt at the British Grand Prix.
Published on Jul 08, 2024 09:21 AM IST

Alpha: Alia Bhatt, Sharvari's YRF spy universe film reveals title. Watch

Alia Bhatt and Sharvari are all set to play super agents in the first female-led movie from YRF Spy Universe. Shiv Rawail will direct the film.

Alia Bhatt and Sharvari will headline YRF spy universe.
Published on Jul 05, 2024 11:40 AM IST

Romantasy is the new rage: 5 exciting new novels to start reading now

Romantasy is not a new genre, but Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Thorns has reignited the genre like never before. If you are looking where to begin, read ahead.

Pick up these exciting new books in the romantasy genre.
Published on Jul 04, 2024 11:54 AM IST

Anant Ambani spotted wearing 12.5 crore watch with just 30 pieces in world

Anant Ambani watch collection: Anant Ambani wore a rare watch from the house of Richard Mille

The details of Anant Ambani's luxurious watch will blow your mind.
Updated on Jul 12, 2024 01:40 PM IST

House of the Dragon Episode 3 review: Reason is secondary as battle bells toll

Spoiler alert: House of the Dragon Season 2 Episode 3 approaches the history of the long-standing rivalry between the two ends with passive results.

Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen in a still from episode 3 of House of the Dragon Season 2.
Published on Jul 01, 2024 10:49 AM IST

The Bear Season 3 review: Ayo Edebiri directs the best episode of the series

Every second counts, as they say, in Season 3 of The Bear, which returns with compelling performances and ambitious tonal swings.

Ayo Edebiri and Jeremy Allen White in a still from The Bear Season 3.
Published on Jun 28, 2024 09:30 AM IST

I Am Celine Dion doc review: Deeply moving and unflinching portrait of an artist

I Am: Celine Dion finds the singing icon facing the camera at her most vulnerable moments, as she comes to terms with the diagnosis of Stiff Person Syndrome.

Celine Dion is vulnerable like never before in her documentary I am Celine Dion.
Published on Jun 25, 2024 11:56 AM IST

House of the Dragon Season 2 Episode 2 review: Vengeance runs wild

House of the Dragon Season 2 Episode 2 sees Rhaenyra Targaryen facing the blame of the horrific murder of King Aegon's son Jaehaerys.

Olivia Cooke and Phia Saban in a still from episode 2 of House of the Dragon season 2.
Published on Jun 24, 2024 09:12 AM IST

I Am Celine Dion director Irene Taylor: ‘I did not make the film for the fans’

In this exclusive conversation with Hindustan Times, Irene Taylor shared how Celine Dion wanted to make a film which would include only her voice.

interview Celine Dion in a still from the documentary.
Published on Jun 24, 2024 06:09 AM IST

My Lady Jane creators Gemma Burgess, Meredith Flynn on feminist retelling

In this exclusive interview with Hindustan Times, the creators of My Lady Jane talk about capturing the distinct tone of the source material for the new series.

interview Emily Bader and Edward Bluemel in a still from My Lady Jane.
Published on Jun 20, 2024 06:32 PM IST

Federer Twelve Final Days review: A tennis legend bids an emotional farewell

Federer: Twelve Final Days provides a respectable snapshot of the career of Roger Federer, in the wake of his announcement of retirement in 2022.

A still from Federer: Twelve Final Days.
Published on Jun 20, 2024 04:38 PM IST

When Aishwarya Rai walked as reigning Miss World once last time. Watch

Aishwarya Rai charmed the audience as she made an entrance in an ethnic outfit for crowning the next Miss World in 1995.

Aishwarya Rai on the Miss World stage in 1995.
Published on Jun 18, 2024 04:49 PM IST

House of the Dragon's latest episode climax was far worse, horrible in the book

Fans of the book are pointing out how the second series of the HBO series took a different turn in the Blood and Cheese murder scene in its first episode.

Spoiler alert! The first episode of the second season has fans talking about that murder.
Published on Jun 18, 2024 12:49 PM IST

The Godfather to The Dark Knight: 7 best movie sequels ever made

Some sequels live up to expectations, some transcend them. Take a look at some of the best sequels ever made.

Al Pacino in a still from The Godfather II and Heath Ledger in a still from The Dark Knight.
Published on Jun 18, 2024 06:10 AM IST

House of the Dragon Season 2 Episode 1 review: A strong return

House of the Dragon Season 2 Ep 1 ‘A Son for A Son’: Still brutal and unforgiving, the first episode lays the groundwork for inner demons of the key characters.

Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower in a still from episode 1 in House of the Dragon season 2.
Published on Jun 17, 2024 08:01 AM IST

Bridgerton Season 3 Part 2 review: Nicola Coughlan shines bright

Bridgerton Season 3 Part 2 returns with unexpected complexity and growth, delivering a triumph for Netflix and its heroine- Nicola Coughlan.

Nicola Coughlan in a still from Bridgerton Season 3.
Published on Jun 14, 2024 06:02 AM IST

Sonakshi Sinha, Zaheer Iqbal confirm their wedding in leaked audio invite

Sonakshi Sinha will reportedly marry her longtime boyfriend, actor Zaheer Iqbal, later this month. A leaked audio invite has now surfaced on Reddit.

Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal are yet to react to the wedding rumours.
Published on Jun 13, 2024 09:11 AM IST

Hit Man review: Glen Powell delivers a star-making performance

Hit Man, directed by Richard Linklater, finds the alluring spot between comedy and noir, boosted with a charismatic turn from actor Glen Powell.

Glen Powell and Adria Arjona in a still from Hit Man.
Published on Jun 08, 2024 06:08 AM IST

Prosenjit Chatterjee exclusive interview: ‘What is Commercial Cinema?’

Ahead of the release of Ajogyo, Prosenjit Chatterjee talked about working in a range of films, and why he considers Pather Panchali to be a commercial film.

interview Prosenjit Chatterjee in a still from Ajogyo.
Published on Jun 06, 2024 06:03 AM IST
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