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Hathoda Tyagi, Bhopa Bhai, Taj, Ganesh Gaitonde: The evolving phase of villains, thanks to OTT

Updated on Oct 30, 2021 05:19 PM IST

The fulcrum of any good plot is evil mastermind. But it is no longer the age of smuggler, gangster or mafia leader. OTT platforms are now moving away from the portrayal of stereotypical villains, and giving newer actors a chance to showcase their ability to play the antagonist.

Actors Chandan Roy Sanyal and Abhishek Banerjee in stills from Sanak and Pataal Lok respectively.
ByRishabh Suri

Sharib Hashmi: I didn’t enjoy the projects I did for money at all, every day I would cringe on set

Actor Sharib Hashmi talks about the financial struggles he had to overcome in the initial phase of his career and says that now he doesn’t have to worry about EMIs and household expenses now. And hence, he can finally focus on quality of projects instead of choosing them for financial reasons.

Actor Sharib Hashmi is best known for playing the role of JK in the web show The Family Man.
Published on Oct 30, 2021 04:21 PM IST
ByRishabh Suri

Remembering Dr Homi Bhabha on his 112th birth anniversary today

SonyLIV celebrates the visionary nuclear physicist - Dr Homi Bhabha and pays tribute to his pioneering work of putting India on the world map of nuclear science, by sharing a special scene from its upcoming original – Rocket Boys.

Jim Sarbh plays Homi Bhabha in Rocket Boys.
Updated on Oct 30, 2021 05:04 PM IST
ByHT Correspondent

Rocket Boys teaser: Jim Sarbh is Homi J Bhabha, fans call it next Scam 1992

Sony Liv has shared a new teaser for their upcoming series Rocket Boys. The show stars Jim Sarbh as pioneering Indian scientist, Homi J Bhabha.

Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh as Homi J Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai in Rocket Boys.
Published on Oct 30, 2021 03:15 PM IST

I hope theatres resume in full swing very soon: Hitesh Bhojraj

Actor, singer and theatre artiste Hitesh Bhojraj, who made his debut with Class of 83, is anticipating that theatres and Broadway musical will resume soon

Hitesh Bhojraj
Updated on Oct 29, 2021 07:39 PM IST
ByS Farah Rizvi

I’m a greedy actor, so I’ll continue to strive hard: Gagan Arora

Last seen in the OTT series Tabbar, young actor Gagan Arora is on cloud nine these days with substantial recognition coming his way

Gagan Arora (sourced)
Updated on Oct 28, 2021 07:36 PM IST
ByS Farah Rizvi

I switched to OTT on right time: Garima Jain

Actor Garima Jain is happy exploring different genres across platforms

Actor Garima Jain in Lucknow (Deep Saxena/HT)
Updated on Nov 01, 2021 11:43 AM IST
ByDeep Saxena

Squid Game and other K-dramas effect: Korean language trainers flooded with requests

Many language centres in Delhi are witnessing a surge in queries for Korean classes. Trainers say that people are interested in the language as they love watching Korean dramas on OTT channels.

Latest Korean shows such as Squid Game has become very popular and many people are learning the language to be able to see these shows in Korean.
Published on Oct 27, 2021 04:59 PM IST
ByAnjuri Nayar Singh, New Delhi

It’s a lovely bouquet of work I am getting: Kranti Prakash Jha

Actor Kranti Prakash Jha is content with the array of roles he is getting to do

Actor Kranti Prakash Jha is currently shooting for an OTT series in Lucknow. (Sourced)
Published on Oct 26, 2021 10:13 PM IST
ByDeep Saxena

Why the OTT actor tag does not bother Mithila Palkar

Known for her OTT projects such as Little Things, Chopsticks and Tribhanga, actor Mithila Palkar says the opening up of the entertainment industry in the recent times has made it easier for actors to navigate and get myriad opportunities.

Mithila Palkar is known for her role in Little Things.
Published on Oct 26, 2021 04:33 PM IST
ByJuhi Chakraborty

Producers Guild of India wants strict action against attack on Ashram 3 sets

Producers Guild of India has demanded strict action against perpetrators of ink attack against Ashram 3 director Prakash Jha and ransacking of the sets in Bhopal. 

Ashram 3 will star Bobby Deol in the lead role. 
Published on Oct 26, 2021 09:14 AM IST

Kubbra Sait on opportunities for Indian actors in the West: Things are rapidly changing

Actor Kubbra Sait talks about starring in the international show Foundation, and her friend, actor Ali Fazal helping her through the process.

Actor Kubbra Sait was recently seen in the web show Foundation.
Published on Oct 26, 2021 12:21 AM IST
ByRishabh Suri

From A Suitable Boy to The Empire: Will period dramas be the next big thing on web?

Period dramas are a non rarity in the Hindi film industry and while the web space is trying to catch up, the momentum is still now; experts share their opinions on the challenges and the road forward

Many believe that the Empire will set a precedent for filmmakers to try their hands on period dramas as long format storytelling
Published on Oct 25, 2021 06:27 PM IST
ByTitas Chowdhury

Web is more organised, streamlined and fair as compared to films: Kritika Kamra

The actor, who celebrates her birthday today, says that films, as a medium, isn’t “very democratic”; adds that she plans on having a low-key birthday with her parents

Kritika Kamra believes that the box office often becomes a deciding factor for casting an actor in a film
Published on Oct 25, 2021 12:30 AM IST
ByTitas Chowdhury

Kubbra says she lay weeping on the floor after Sacred Games sex scene

Kubbra Sait said that she lay weeping on the floor after filming an intimate scene with Nawazuddin Siddiqui for Sacred Games. Here is what he told her afterwards.

Kubbra Sait and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Sacred Games.
Published on Oct 24, 2021 01:44 PM IST

Singing or acting, I just put all my heart into it: Sehnooor

Singer-actor Sehnooor, best known for the song Badan Pe Sitare featuring reality star Asim Riaz, finds acting and singing both on the same page as a profession

Sehnooor in Ayodhya where she is shooting for her debut series (Sourced)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 10:35 AM IST
ByDeep Saxena

Rajniesh Duggall: One needs extremely positive people around them during such times

During his stay in Kashmir for the shoot of a web project, actor Rajniesh Duggal says he made the most of the surroundings while maintaining all protocols.

Rajniesh Duggall recently shot a web project in Kashmir.
Published on Oct 22, 2021 10:42 AM IST
ByJuhi Chakraborty

Abhishek's Breathe renewed for new season, Amitabh wishes good luck

Abhishek Bachchan will be back with Amazon Prime Video's Breathe: Into The Shadows. A new season has been green lit by the studio.

Abhishek Bachchan with Breathe Into The Shadows team.
Updated on Oct 21, 2021 07:59 AM IST

Satyajeet Dubey: Had to wait for 10 years for recognition. Many people are now paying attention to me

Actor Satyajeet Dubey admits that though he has done films, big and small, he never got such a reception as he did for Mumbai Diaries 26/11.

Satyajeet Dubey says, “I didn’t want to be part of projects for the heck of it or for visibility. Your choices make your career.”
Published on Oct 20, 2021 08:12 PM IST

Gautam Rode: Starting shoot initially was definitely scary amid Covid

Actor Gautam Rode talks about his family going through a tough time due to Covid affecting majority of them.

Actor Gautam Rode was recently seen in the web show Naqaab.
Published on Oct 20, 2021 11:35 AM IST
ByRishabh Suri

Sunny Hinduja utilizes short work break to meet parents in Dubai

The pandemic for the last couple of years has led to travel restrictions resulting in many families not being able to see each other, something that even Sunny Hinduja faced

Actor Sunny Hinduja has been a part of projects such as the web show The Family Man.
Published on Oct 20, 2021 11:16 AM IST
ByJuhi Chakraborty

Devoleena Bhattacharjee breaks down, worried Genelia D’Souza asks if she is fine

Devoleena Bhattacharjee got emotional during an episode of Ladies Vs Gentlemen. She took some time to compose herself. Watch here. 

Devoleena Bhattacharjee cried on Ladies Vs Gentlemen.
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 07:45 PM IST

Vijay Sethupathi: It is very difficult for me to watch my films

Actor Vijay Sethupathi’s name is enough to get his millions of fans excited about any project with a hope to catch a glimpse of the Southern star in action

Vijay Sethupathi was recently seen in multilingual fantasy-comedy Annabelle Sethupathi, which is currently streaming on Disney+ Hotstar
Published on Oct 19, 2021 07:32 PM IST
BySugandha Rawal

I can quench my thirst by working on OTT: Tasneem Ali

Having done multiple daily soaps on TV, actor Tasneem Ali says now with OTT she is getting opportunity to divulge in various avatars

Tasneem Ali (Sourced)
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 07:07 PM IST
ByDeep Saxena

Special Ops 1.5 trailer: Kay Kay Menon's Himmat Singh is back to tell his story

The trailer of Special Ops 1.5 was released on Monday. The series brings back Kay Kay Menon as Himmat Singh. 

Kay Kay Menon as Himmat Singh in Special Ops 1.5.
Published on Oct 19, 2021 07:00 PM IST

Rasika Dugal: I don’t know who my competitors are. It kind of relives me of the burden of competitive spirit

A sought after actor on OTT, the artiste feels there are no stars in the web space, “which is healthy”

Rasika Dugal says, “I have done not just different sorts of roles but also played different ages like Mirzapur’s Beena Tripathi and Delhi Crime’s Neeti Singh.”
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 07:17 PM IST

Rithvik Dhanjani: We were cribbing a few years ago that the West is ahead of us, with OTTs, we should stop complaining

Actor Rithvik Dhanjani feels we should not insist on pointing out any flaws in OTT platforms but rather be proud of them.

Actor Rithvik Dhanjani was recently seen in the web show Cartel.
Published on Oct 18, 2021 08:13 PM IST
ByRishabh Suri

The process of acting is blissful for me: Aksha Pardasany

Actor Aksha Pardasany’s last two OTT series — Jamtara: Sabka Number Aayera and Kathmandu Connection — were a huge success

Actor Aksha Pardasany has shot for OTT series Kathmandu Connection and Jamtara season 2 in Lucknow (Sourced)
Published on Oct 18, 2021 06:45 PM IST
ByDeep Saxena

Karan says men face abuse from partners, Karishma calls it ‘frustration talking’

Ladies Vs Gentlemen season two: Karan Kundrra’s comments on men facing abuse in relationships too made Karishma Tanna remark that it is his ‘frustration talking’. Watch promo.

Karan Kundrra and Karishma Tanna locked horns on Ladies Vs Gentlemen season two.
Published on Oct 18, 2021 04:41 PM IST

Jasmin and Jay fight, she says he has ‘misfortune’ of having wife like Mahhi

Ladies Vs Gentlemen season 2: Jasmin Bhasin got into an ugly fight with Jay Bhanushali, watch the promo here.

Jasmin Bhasin made a comment about Jay Bhanushali and Mahhi Vij’s marriage.
Published on Oct 18, 2021 03:40 PM IST
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