Sweta Kaushal

Sweta Kaushal has 13 years of experience covering Bollywood and regional movies, TV shows, national current affairs and social issues.

Articles by Sweta Kaushal

Bhamini Oza wants husband Pratik Gandhi to relax: 'He can't sit idle'

Actor Bhamini Oza talks about her new short film, Vakeel Babu, her husband-actor Pratik Gandhi and more in this exclusive interview with Hindustan Times.

Bhamini Oza talks about actor-husband Pratik Gandhi.
Bhamini Oza talks about actor-husband Pratik Gandhi.
Published on Sep 26, 2022 10:20 AM IST

Abhishek Banerjee: 'I don't mind if I get stereotyped, as long as...'

In an exclusive chat with Hindustan Times, actor Abhishek Banerjee talks about his new film Vakeel Babu, upcoming Bhediya with Varun Dhawan and more.

interview Actor Abhishek Banerjee shot to fame with the web show Pataal Lok.
Actor Abhishek Banerjee shot to fame with the web show Pataal Lok.
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 06:48 AM IST

Angad Bedi: ‘You can’t expect people to invest 100 crore in you'

In this exclusive interview with Hindustan Times, Angad Bedi talks about his new film The List, modern-day relationships and more.

Angad Bedi in a still from Amazon Mini movie The List.
Angad Bedi in a still from Amazon Mini movie The List.
Published on Sep 23, 2022 09:32 AM IST

Kirti on how her and Angad's lives have changed: He's a dad and I'm separated

Kirti Kulhari talks about her new film The List, reuniting with Angad Bedi and more in this exclusive interview with Hindustan Times.

interview Kirti Kulhari in a still from Amazon Mini TV's The List.
Kirti Kulhari in a still from Amazon Mini TV's The List.
Updated on Sep 23, 2022 06:37 AM IST

Vineet Kumar Singh protected sister from men's stares, recalls mom's sacrifices

In an exclusive chat with Hindustan Times, Vineet Kumar Singh talks about Manish Mundra's directorial debut Siya, and shares how he has viewed the struggles of women around him.

interview Vineet Kumar Singh in a still from Siya.
Vineet Kumar Singh in a still from Siya.
Published on Sep 16, 2022 07:08 AM IST

Siya actor Pooja Pandey reveals how she stayed in a village to prep for her role

Actor Pooja Pandey opens up about her debut film, Siya, how she prepared for her role of a rape survivor, and more in this exclusive chat with Hindustan Times.

Actor Pooja Pandey talks about her debut Hindi feature film, Siya.
Actor Pooja Pandey talks about her debut Hindi feature film, Siya.
Published on Sep 15, 2022 08:16 PM IST

Parambrata Chattopadhyay inteview: On his special family in Kolkata and more

In an exclusive chat with Hindustan Times, Paramabrata Chattopadhyay shares his views on the changing workflow in the film industry, whether gender equations have changed, and his upcoming films.

interview Parambrata Chattopadhyay shares his views on changing gender equations in the film industry, what ails the industry and more in this exclusive chat with Hindustan Times.
Parambrata Chattopadhyay shares his views on changing gender equations in the film industry, what ails the industry and more in this exclusive chat with Hindustan Times.
Updated on Sep 14, 2022 09:52 AM IST

Pankaj Tripathi: The star who refuses to stop experimenting

He has his mannerisms and a typical style of acting but Pankaj Tripathi almost never repeats his characters onscreen. On his birthday, here's looking at his career to understand how he continues to experiment with his onscreen avatar despite all the success that he has.

Pankaj Tripathi celebrates his birthday on Monday, September 5.(PTI)
Pankaj Tripathi celebrates his birthday on Monday, September 5.(PTI)
Published on Sep 05, 2022 04:39 PM IST

Liger combines the worst of Bollywood misogyny and Puri Jaggannath's films

No one expected Liger to be a feminist tale but what Puri Jaggannath has unleashed on viewers is not even worth a single watch.

opinion Karan Johar’s latest film Liger released on August 25.(MINT_PRINT)
Karan Johar’s latest film Liger released on August 25.(MINT_PRINT)
Updated on Sep 02, 2022 10:01 AM IST

Mandakini explains her breastfeeding scene in Ram Teri Ganga Maili

In this exclusive interview with Hindustan Times, Mandakini talks about her debut film Ram Teri Ganga Maili, her breastfeeding scene and working on her new song as she makes her comeback with Maa O Maa that also marks her son Rabbil's debut.

interview Mandakini talks about her comeback, career and debut film in an exclusive chat with Hindustan Times.
Mandakini talks about her comeback, career and debut film in an exclusive chat with Hindustan Times.
Published on Aug 24, 2022 11:14 AM IST

Dobaaraa actor Vidushi Mehra: Anurag Kashyap starts shoots by hugging everyone

Dobaaraa actor Vidushi Mehra shares her experience of working with Anurag Kashyap in an exclusive chat with Hindustan Times.

Anurag Kashyap hugs his Dobaaraa actor Vidushi Mehra.
Anurag Kashyap hugs his Dobaaraa actor Vidushi Mehra.
Published on Aug 19, 2022 02:08 PM IST

Akshay Kumar plays a regressive man but Raksha Bandhan isn't a regressive film

In Raksha Bandhan, Akshay Kumar plays a man with regressive thinking, but the film is not regressive. He learns the importance of women's education and the evils of dowry as the story progresses.

opinion Akshay Kumar poses with Sadia Khateeb, Deepika Khanna, Smrithi Srikanth and Sahejmeen Kaur during promotion of Raksha Bandhan.(PTI)
Akshay Kumar poses with Sadia Khateeb, Deepika Khanna, Smrithi Srikanth and Sahejmeen Kaur during promotion of Raksha Bandhan.(PTI)
Published on Aug 14, 2022 01:59 PM IST

Laal Singh Chaddha: Mona Singh, as the mom, weaves the tale of a strong woman

Advait Chauhan's Laal Singh Chaddha brings forth a strong woman's character with Mona Singh's Gurpreet. The Aamir Khan-Kareena Kapoor-starrer film released on August 11.

Mona SIngh in a still from Laal Singh Chaddha.
Mona SIngh in a still from Laal Singh Chaddha.
Published on Aug 14, 2022 06:48 AM IST

Actor Harry Parmar recalls fight sequence that left Aamir Khan injured

In an exclusive interview with Hindustan Times, actor Harry Parmar talks about his role in Laal Singh Chaddha and recalls how he injured himself during a fight sequence. Aamir Khan also ended up with a hairline fracture after 16-17 takes for the sequence.

interview Aamir Khan plays the lead in Laal Singh Chaddha, which releases on August 11.
Aamir Khan plays the lead in Laal Singh Chaddha, which releases on August 11.
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 08:26 AM IST

Shamshera: Of two Ranbir Kapoors, angry crows and Sanjay Dutt mocking own film  

Shamshera is almost a mockery of masala entertainers that often work at the box office. The treatment of the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer appears as if it was an attempt to revive that kind of cinema for Hindi films.

Ranbir Kapoor in a still from Shamshera.
Ranbir Kapoor in a still from Shamshera.
Published on Jul 26, 2022 06:47 AM IST

Crowdfunded RK/RKay will remind you of Woody Allen, Guru Dutt's films

RK/Rkay is a meta film about the process of filmmaking, the pressures of compromising on creativity, and the identity crisis where one wonders if they have freewill, or is life driven by predestination.

Mallika Sherawat and Rajat Kapoor play lead roles in RK/Rkay.
Mallika Sherawat and Rajat Kapoor play lead roles in RK/Rkay.
Published on Jul 25, 2022 06:43 PM IST

Khuda Hafiz: Sheeba Chaddha's Thakur had all the potential to save the film

Sheeba Chaddha as Thakur is the only genuine effort that could have made up for all the mess that Khuda Hafiz Chapter 2 Agni Pariksha was otherwise.

Sheeba Chaddha in Khuda Hafiz Chapter 2 Agni Pariksha.
Sheeba Chaddha in Khuda Hafiz Chapter 2 Agni Pariksha.
Published on Jul 13, 2022 07:32 PM IST

Guru Dutt's Kaagaz Ke Phool: Painting glamour world's tragedy on silver screen

Guru Dutt would have turned 97 on Saturday. We revisit Kaagaz Ke Phool to mark the occasion; a film that is a masterclass in the art and craft of cinema.

Guru Dutt with Waheeda Rehman in Kaagaz Ke Phool.
Guru Dutt with Waheeda Rehman in Kaagaz Ke Phool.
Published on Jul 09, 2022 11:07 AM IST

Kailash Kher says he can't ‘praise lips and cheeks’: 'I don’t write like others'

In a candid chat with Hindustan Times, Kailash Kher shares his birthday plans, revisits the early days of his career and struggles. He also said he was a ‘suicide survivor’.

Kailash Kher talks about his music, journey, career and more.
Kailash Kher talks about his music, journey, career and more.
Published on Jul 07, 2022 09:15 AM IST

Tigmanshu Dhulia's Paan Singh Tomar: Revisiting the film on his birthday

Tigmanshu Dhulia made an entertaining film that gave Irrfan Khan his star status and had apt socio-political commentary as well. On the filmmaker's 55th birthday, we revisit the film.

Tigmanshu Dhulia and Irrfan Khan worked together in Paan Singh Tomar.
Tigmanshu Dhulia and Irrfan Khan worked together in Paan Singh Tomar.
Published on Jul 03, 2022 09:46 AM IST

Anurita Jha's dad said ‘bindas karo’ as she told him about Ashram intimate scene

Anurita Jha shares she had a crush on Aashram 3 co-star Bobby Deol, opens up on taking up her first intimate scene, and more in this interview with Hindustan Times.

Anurita Jha will soon be seen in Aashram 3.
Anurita Jha will soon be seen in Aashram 3.
Published on Jun 01, 2022 09:37 AM IST

Dalip Tahil says Mahesh Babu's Bollywood comment had to do with work ethics

In a new interview with Hindustan Times, Dalip Tahil elaborates on his tweet about Mahesh Babu's comment that Bollywood cannot afford him. He also shares his opinion on the work ethics that need to change in the Hindi film industry.

Having worked in TV, Hindi and Telugu films, webseries, as well as BBC shows, Dalip Tahil talks about the difference in work ethics at the various places. 
Having worked in TV, Hindi and Telugu films, webseries, as well as BBC shows, Dalip Tahil talks about the difference in work ethics at the various places. 
Published on May 26, 2022 06:39 AM IST

Dalip Tahil on Rajiv Kapoor not facing camera for 30 years

In a new interview with Hindustan Times, Dalip Tahil talks about his new film Toolsidas Junior, his co-star, late actor Rajiv Kapoor and more.

Actor Dalip Tahil plays the antagonist in Toolsidas Junior.
Actor Dalip Tahil plays the antagonist in Toolsidas Junior.
Published on May 24, 2022 06:34 AM IST

Jersey's Geetika: ‘On sets of Kabir Singh, I believed Shahid was arrogant man’

Chotii Sardarni actor Geetika Mehandru has worked with Shahid Kapoor in two films, Kabir Singh and Jersey. She talks about her experience and what all she learnt.

Geetika Mehandru opens up about working with Shahid Kapoor in two films, how TV shows often show stuff that makes her laugh and more.
Geetika Mehandru opens up about working with Shahid Kapoor in two films, how TV shows often show stuff that makes her laugh and more.
Published on Apr 11, 2022 06:34 AM IST

Surya, who has cerebral palsy, shares acting tips he got from Vidya during Jalsa

In this interview with Hindustan Times, actor Surya Kasibhatla shares the experience of life with cerebral palsy and getting an acting role as a differently abled child in Jalsa.

Surya Kasibhatla plays Vidya Balan's son in Jalsa.
Surya Kasibhatla plays Vidya Balan's son in Jalsa.
Published on Apr 07, 2022 07:10 AM IST

Sharmaji Namkeen: Taaruk fought back tears on hearing these words from Rishi

Taaruk Raina, who plays Rishi Kapoor's son in Sharmaji Namkeen, talks about the late actor in this interview with Hindustan Times.  

Taaruk Raina plays Rishi Kapoor's son in Sharmaji Namkeen.
Taaruk Raina plays Rishi Kapoor's son in Sharmaji Namkeen.
Published on Apr 01, 2022 06:31 AM IST

Interview: Lara Dutta recalls rejecting The Matrix role to care for ailing mom

In a new interview with Hindustan Times, Lara Dutta talks about the changes that motherhood brought in her life, and revisits her journey in the film industry.

Lara Dutta talks about her journey in the film industry and how motherhood changed her life.(HT_PRINT)
Lara Dutta talks about her journey in the film industry and how motherhood changed her life.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Mar 09, 2022 07:07 AM IST

Bhagyashree’s daughter says she was made to feel conscious about 'husky voice'

In a new interview with Hindustan Times, Avantika Dassani opens up on struggling to ‘fit in’ when people made fun of her ‘husky voice’ as a teenager. She also talks about her debut Mithya, her mom Bhagyashree and more.

Bhagyashree's daughter Avantika Dassani makes her debut with Mithya.
Bhagyashree's daughter Avantika Dassani makes her debut with Mithya.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 07:04 AM IST

'Miss India was a do-or-die situation for me,' says Neha Dhupia

Neha Dhupia talks about her journey in the film industry, sharing babysitting duties with actor-husband Angad Bedi and more in this new interview with Hindustan Times.

Neha Dhupia talks about her new film, and more in a new interview.
Neha Dhupia talks about her new film, and more in a new interview.
Published on Feb 17, 2022 08:14 PM IST

Neha says A Thursday script was changed for her: 'Cops also get pregnant'

Neha Dhupia talks about losing out on projects when she got pregnant with her son, Guriq last year, and shares why she is not upset about it.

Neha Dhupia plays a pregnant cop in the film A Thursday.
Neha Dhupia plays a pregnant cop in the film A Thursday.
Published on Feb 17, 2022 07:19 AM IST
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