Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan’ and ‘Jawan’ nominated for international stunt awards

A still from ‘Pathaan’ Shah Rukh Khan’s recent blockbusters Pathaan and Jawan will compete with the likes of John Wick 4 and Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning at Vulture’s 2023 Annual Stunt Awards. Both Jawan and Pathaan, release in 2023, have been nominated in multiple categories in the upcoming awards that celebrates ‘below-the-line talent that … Read more

From a school debate to Jawan: Actor Manahar Kumar’s journey in films

A familial passion for literature ignited Manahar Kumar’s journey into the world of acting. Growing up in an environment where reading was cherished, he developed an early love for classics. The family also fostered his extra-curricular activities. There was a particular debate in 2006 when he was in sixth grade, which he considers pivotal.  “I … Read more

Watch | Top five films of 2023 – Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam

Watch | Top five films of 2023 – Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam During 2022, it did feel like the cinema industry was recovering from the pandemic years. But in 2023, across languages, format and style, cinema came back in style. The Hindu’s Vivek MV, Bhuvanesh Chandar, Shilajit Mitra and SR Praveen list their top 5 … Read more

The best Hindi films of 2023: ‘12th Fail’ and ‘Jawan’ to ‘Rocky Aur Rani..’

Hindi cinema shuddered back to life in 2023. We finally had some genuine, unembarrassing hits. Propaganda films like The Kerala Story and Gadar 2 still reigned in theatres, but there was also Jawan, where Shah Rukh Khan had an intense heart-to-heart with the voting public (India goes to polls in 2024). Meanwhile, other actors and … Read more

Hindi cinema in 2023: Bollywood unleashed its animal spirits, embraced subversion while battling censorship

Rising from the lows of the pandemic period, the Hindi film industry rediscovered its blockbuster form in 2023 with four films scoring more than 500 crores at the box office. The year offered varied fare to an audience seeking more colour and charisma in their entertainment plate, after being on an OTT diet where dark … Read more

Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Jawan’ most searched Indian film on Google in 2023

Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Jawan’ Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan was the most searched Indian film locally in 2023, according to year-end analytics shared by Google. It was also the top third trending search globally in a year dominated by the Barbenhemier phenomenon. Gadar 2and Pathaan also secured top spots as local and worldwide trending films … Read more

Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Jawan’ becomes Netflix’s most-watched film in India

Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Jawan’. | Photo Credit: Red Chillies Entertainment/YouTube Jawan, released in theatres across India on September 7, is reigning as the most-watched film in India on Netflix, the streaming platform said in a statement. The film dropped on Netflix two weeks ago with an extended cut. Starring Shah Rukh Khan, and directed … Read more

‘Jawan’ is every Indian who is upright: Shah Rukh Khan

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan addressed the media and select fans in Mumbai on Friday evening following the box-office success of his recent release, Jawan. The action thriller film directed by Atlee has grossed close to Rs. 700 crores worldwide and has broken multiple records for Hindi cinema. The vigilante film stars Shah Rukh in the … Read more

‘Kaala’ series review: Bejoy Nambiar fashions a competent but dull thriller

Avinash Tiwary in ‘Kaali’ Jawan is playing so resoundingly in theatres that we’re bound to feel its reverberations almost everywhere. Like, for instance, in Disney+ Hotstar’s dour new crime series, Kaala. A patriotic soldier and his upstanding son are reunited across time. There is a reckoning with tainted legacies. Slimy corporations attempt to sway governments, … Read more

Rajesh Thaithara from Kerala built the dummy train in the Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Jawan’

Shah Rukh Khan in Jawan | Photo Credit: cinema The Atlee-Shah Rukh Khan blockbuster film Jawan is Rajesh Thaithara’s biggest project yet. He ‘built’ the Metro train, first featured in the film’s hugely popular teaser, and the Bekarar kar ke humein… song. The civil engineer who fabricates vehicles for Malayalam,Tamil and Telugu films is understandably … Read more