Nana Patekar was accused of sexually harassing Tanushree Dutta on the sets – Janice Sequiera #MeToo

Sometimes, incidents that take place even a decade ago remain fresh in your memory. What happened with #TanushreeDutta on the sets of “Horn Ok Please” is one such incident – I was there. #NanaPatekar I was a cub reporter in 2008, assigned by AajTak and Headlines Today to cover the Behind the scenes of a song being shot for this film. When I arrived, I … Continue reading Nana Patekar was accused of sexually harassing Tanushree Dutta on the sets – Janice Sequiera #MeToo

Does Padman challenge help women and their menstrual health stories?

Padman’s promotion has missed out on the main issue feminists feel. Its a woman’s menstrual hygine subject! Women have many stories to share about their menstrual health, sexual health, reproductive health and health in general. The promotions seem to have missed out on the WOMAN in the story. On a social networking site some women shared their stories and their view ON ‘PADMAN’ Heba Ahmed … Continue reading Does Padman challenge help women and their menstrual health stories?

Playing Subhash Chandra Bose Today: An interview with Kenny Basumatary

Q1. You are playing Netaji in Raag Desh. How did you prepare for the part other than listening to Mr Dhulia? I didn’t really have to listen to Mr Dhulia except during the last few moments before the shot and sometimes after the first take. After he cast me, I started my homework by reading His Majesty’s Opponent by Sugata Bose, and listening to and … Continue reading Playing Subhash Chandra Bose Today: An interview with Kenny Basumatary

होके मजबूर मुझे उसने भुलाया होगा – Amitaabh Srivastava

देव आनंद ने गाइड के निर्देशन के लिए पहले चेतन आनंद को ही चुना था लेकिन जब दो भाषाओँ में फिल्म बनना शुरू हुई तो तालमेल की कमी दिखने लगी . चेतन आनंद अलग हो गए और गोल्डी यानी विजय आनंद को निर्देशन की कमान मिली. चेतन ने उसी दरम्यान बनायी हक़ीक़त , जो गाइड की ही तरह हिंदी सिनेमा में मील का एक पत्थर … Continue reading होके मजबूर मुझे उसने भुलाया होगा – Amitaabh Srivastava

Shahid’s writer Sameer Gautam calls Apurva Asrani bad news

This is personal rant so please do not get irked by the heavy usage of “I” in the story. It is based on a true story just like the film Shahid. So, where do I start? Let me start by saying that I am the writer of Shahid that no one in the industry knows about except my team and my Director. You all know … Continue reading Shahid’s writer Sameer Gautam calls Apurva Asrani bad news