Saroj Khan (1948–2020): Graceful, talented starmaker who had the magic touch
The veteran choreographer elevated song picturizations to another level, making instant stars of the artistes who danced to her beats.
Shakuntala Devi, starring Vidya Balan, arrives on Amazon Prime on 31 July
Vidya Balan announced the release date in a simple but complicated mathematics puzzle.
Arun Karthick's Nasir wins Grand Prix award at Andrei Tarkovsky International Film Festival
The festival, named after the Russian filmmaker, was held online this year from 25 - 30 June.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas nets first-look deal with Amazon Prime
The actress-producer has signed on to a two-year multimillion-dollar television deal with the streaming giant.
Rasbhari review: Meandering plot that finds a message too late
The Amazon Prime web-series, starring Swara Bhasker as an alluring English teacher, begins on the wrong foot.
Nithya Menen’s character from Breathe - Into The Shadows unveiled: Watch teaser
The actress makes her digital debut, along with Abhishek Bachchan, on the Amazon Prime web-series.
Aarya review: Sushmita Sen delivers strong, layered performance as reluctant head of illegal business
The Indian adaptation of the Dutch series Penoza follows Sen as Aarya Sareen, a perfectly poised wife and mother who has to get her hands dirty to survive after a tragedy.
Bhonsle trailer: Manoj Bajpayee is a retiring cop pushed to the brink
Devashish Makhija’s drama, which streams on Sony LIV from 26 June, features another tour de force performance by its lead actor.
Kadakh review: Ranvir Shorey leads a fine ensemble in this dark drama
The feature, written and directed by Rajat Kapoor, seems to be inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope (1948) but also goes on to explore frayed relationships between friends and family.
Freida Pinto joins Constance Wu, Sam Heughan in period romance Mr Malcolm's List
Pinto and actor Sope Dirisu were previously part of director Emma Holly Jones's short film, which is now being expanded into a feature film.
Six memorable roles of the actor Motilal – 55th death anniversary special
Motilal, who died on 17 June 1965, is often remembered as a pioneer of the natural style of acting in Indian cinema.
Chaman Bahaar teaser: Jitendra Kumar headlines this small-town romance
The actor plays a paan shop owner who falls for a young woman with plenty of admirers.
Coronavirus update: Oscars pushed back by 2 months, eligibility period extended to February 2021
Next year’s delayed ceremony will be only the fourth time in their 93-year history that the awards have been postponed.
The Academy ponders delaying 93rd Oscars ceremony, extending window of eligibility
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)'s board of directors also introduced a new set of changes for the future which includes keeping the best picture nominees at 10.
5 things you may not know about Nanabhai Bhatt: Birth anniversary special
The patriarch of the Bhatt family started out as an assistant and worked his way up to launch his own banner in 1946. Here are some lesser known facts about the pioneering filmmaker.
Gulabo Sitabo review: Amusing, biting tale of greed getting the better of you
Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana play two unlikeable foes who happen to be landlord and tenant in this unusual Shoojit Sircar film.
Axone trailer: A group of friends prepare a dish that's worth the wait
Written and directed by Nicholas Kharkongor, the film describes an atypical day in the life of a close-knit group of friends in Delhi.
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Deepti Gupta's Shut Up Sona to have UK premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest
The documentary, featuring singer Sona Mohapatra, is one of three Indian films to be screened at the festival which is being held virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Aarya trailer: Sushmita Sen will go to any length to protect her family
The Disney Plus Hotstar web-series, co-directed by Ram Madhvani, features the actress as a wife who gets embroiled in her husband’s illegal medicine business.
Pushpendra Singh’s Laila Aur Satt Geet wins NETPAC award at Jeonju International Film Festival
The Korean festival had a smaller virtual edition this year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.