Lights, camera, little action: 'Bell Bottom', 'Chehre' yet to pull crowds

Lights, camera, little action: 'Bell Bottom', 'Chehre' yet to pull crowds

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Two back-to-back big releases -- Akshay Kumar's 'Bell Bottom' and the Amitabh Bachchan star vehicle, 'Chehre', both well-received by critics -- may have buoyed the spirits of film exhibitors, but their box-office collections have been far from encouraging.

Kausar Munir: Poetry is self-expression, song writing is customised job

Kausar Munir: Poetry is self-expression, song writing is customised job

Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Celebrated poet and lyricist Kausar Munir believes that becoming a lyricist is quite a customised job that requires a different skillset whereas poetry is very much self-expression of the poet.

Rumy Jafry: Don't think 'Chehre' will benefit or suffer due to Rhea

Rumy Jafry: Don't think 'Chehre' will benefit or suffer due to Rhea

Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) The presence of actress Rhea Chakraborty, who courted controversy last year after the demise of her boyfriend and actor Sushant Singh Rajput, will not affect upcoming film 'Chehre', feels director Rumy Jafry.

The feisty legacy of Babar's grandmother, from Nur Jahan to Qudsia Begum (Part 2)

The feisty legacy of Babar's grandmother, from Nur Jahan to Qudsia Begum (Part 2)

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Nur Jahan, the alcoholic Jahangirs ambitious wife, was the finest example of the tradition of talented, powerful and entrepreneurial royal women of the Mughals, started by the now-in-the-spotlight maternal grandmother of Babar.