• I'm painfully shy, I can't talk: Sushant Singh Rajput February 26, 2014

    Sushant Singh Rajput was a wide-eyed teen in Delhi when he first harboured dreams of working in a Yash Raj film. For someone growing up in the '90s-when Yash Raj Films (YRF) was giving Hindi cinema a new look replete with mustard fields, Swiss Alps and homeward-bound NRIs-that wasn't an...
  • Sushant, Ayushmann: TV Actors Who've Struck Gold in Bollywood January 2, 2014

    In his documentary photography book Living The Dream: The Life of The 'Bollywood' Actor, eminent shutterbug Mark Bennington writes, "In Mumbai, the Bollywood dream pours down like the monsoon, drenching every starry-eyed actor with hopes of fame and fortune." Down the decades, small-screen actors have successfully transitioned into silver screen...
  • Rohit Shetty: The hit man of Bollywood January 2, 2014

    When Rohit Shetty steps on the set of any of his movies, he rips off (or, perhaps, more gently removes) his day clothes and slips on his Superman cape. We aren't saying this. He does. Before you peg him as 'typically Bollywood arrogant', listen to why he likens himself to...
  • Producers who scored at the Box Office February 8, 2013

    The Hindi film industry's producers have evolved over the decades: From being one-man banks to corporatised film studios. A handful of them churn out multiple blockbusters in a year, making significant contributions to the industry's annual revenues. Here's a look at some of the heftiest names and their recent releases*....