Mayur

Mayur
Senior Correspondent

Not a connoisseur of cinema but a jovial guardian of the filmi hamisphere. Mayur Lookhar loves Madhubala and Madhuri Dixit but idolizes Ranjeet and Prem Chopra. If not Mohammed Rafi, he can sing like Mohammed Aziz, and can throw a few pun-ches too. He has taken an eternal vow to paint the great legends of the hamming gods in red-and-gold. All hail Kishen Kumar! Uday Baba ki Jai!
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Articles by Mayur

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Box office: Kalank collection drops to Rs3.50 crore nett on first Monday 

Vivek Agnihotri’s The Tashkent Files made Rs45 lakh nett on its second Monday to take its India business of Rs6 crore nett so far.

2 hours ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Who is 'India’s Osama' in Raj Kumar Gupta’s India’s Most Wanted?

While there is no official confirmation, the needle of suspicion strongly points towards two Indian Mujahideen terrorists, Yasin Bhatkal and Abdul Subhan Qureshi.

6 hours ago — Mayur Lookhar

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21 Sarfarosh created the impression that Gul Badshah was the main villain, says Kesari’s Gul Badshah

Ashwath Bhatt, who played Gul Badshah in the Akshay Kumar-starrer Kesari, says an actor only portrays a character as per the director's vision.

12 hours ago — Mayur Lookhar

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We never thought of Randeep Hooda playing Kapil Dev, says '83 producer

Producer Vishnu Induri denies the actor was ever approached for '83 but acknowledges Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan’s role as story writer.

16 hours ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Akshay Kumar puts out cryptic tweet, then clarifies he is not contesting election

There was speculation earlier that Akshay Kumar had been approached by the BJP to be its candidate in the prestigious New Delhi constituency.

1 day ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Vicky Kaushal suffers freak injury while shooting for horror comedy

A door came loose and fell on Vicky Kaushal while shooting for Dharma Productions’ untitled horror comedy. Sham Kaushal says his son has a hairline fracture of the jaw.

3 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Box office: Kalank makes Rs42.25 crore nett in the first three days

After a bright start, the Dharma Productions-Fox Star Studios co-production has slowed down quite a bit and trade experts do not see much hope for it.

3 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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An attempt is being made to single me out as insensitive: Ajay Devgn reacts to criticism

The De De Pyaar De (2019) actor clears the air as to why it was impossible to replace Alok Nath in the film. 

4 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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If the assault was true, why would she work in Raaz, Mahesh Bhatt questions

The veteran filmmaker shared a tweet with Cinestaan.com that raised a serious question to the Raaz (2009) actress. Kangana's spokesperson rebutted saying that Ranaut had no interaction with Bhatt, but did the film for her friend, Mohit Suri, who helmed Raaz.

5 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Ronnie Screwvala is washing dirty linen in public, says Miraj Cinemas MD Amit Sharma

Sharma says an agreement is already in place where producers won’t have to pay Virtual Print Fee after five years.  

5 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Did Mahesh Bhatt really throw a slipper at Kangana Ranaut as alleged by sister Rangoli?

Upset by Ranaut constantly attacking her daughter, Alia Bhatt’s mother Soni Razdan reminded Ranaut that it was her filmmaker husband Mahesh Bhatt who had given her a break in the film industry.

6 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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India's Most Wanted teaser: Arjun Kapoor forms unlikely team to hunt down 'India’s Osama'

Kapoor and his four accomplices look like a bunch of no-hopers, ordinary in every sense. Gupta has a fascinating story at his disposal and the gripping teaser only adds to the intrigue.

7 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Adil Hussain, Priyanka Bose, Sanjay Suri in Prakash Jha’s Pareeksha

While there is no official word on it yet, the film comes across as a family’s aspirational story.

7 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Box office: The Tashkent Files collects Rs2.20 crore nett in opening weekend

There were five other Hindi films last Friday — Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai?, Blackboard v/s Whiteboard, Gun Pe Done, Paharganj and Ek Haqiqat Ganga — none of which could collect even Rs1 crore between them.

8 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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West Indian great Malcolm Marshall’s son Mali to bowl to Ranveer Singh in '83

The cricketer will essay the role of his late father, Kabir Khan eyeing other foreign cricketers 

8 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Box office: Andhadhun looks good to overtake Bajrangi Bhaijaan in China

The Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer has grossed $30.09 million (approximately Rs208 crore) in 12 days since its release in China.

8 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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I am happy the #MeToo movement has come to India: Tanushree Dutta's sister Ishita

While there has not been much progress in Tanushree Datta's case against actor Nana Patekar, her younger sister believes predators in the entertainment industry are more fearful now.

9 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai? review: Manav Kaul is a more chaotic Pinto than Naseeruddin Shah was

Filmmaker Soumitra Ranade gives an interesting spin to Saeed Akhtar Mirza’s cult film, but the execution leaves something to be desired.

11 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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De De Pyaar De song: 'Vaddi Sharaban' Rakul Preet Singh gives you a high

Kumaar’s lyrics are heavy on Punjabi words and 'Vaddi Sharaban' is a celebration.

12 days ago — Mayur Lookhar

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Setters teaser: After Emraan Hashmi now Shreyas Talpade part of an education scam

Unlike Why Cheat India (2019), Setters comes across as a more brutal crime thriller.

13 days ago — Mayur Lookhar