Shomini Sen

Shomini Sen

Digital news journalist, WION

Shomini has written on entertainment and lifestyle for the most part of her career. While writing on cinema remains her first love, her other interest lies in topics like gender, society and Indian literature.

Opinions/Stories

Arjun Mathur on earning International Emmy nod: Big acknowledgement not just for me but others like me

Arjun Mathur spoke to WION about earning an International Emmy nomination, 'Made In Heaven', playing a homosexual on screen and why he is selective about the roles he chooses.

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'Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare' review: Sisters take on a sexist world

In Alankrita Shrivastava's 'Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare' -the two leading ladies Dolly and Kitty are not rebellious but flawed personalities who deal with misogyny, sexism and discover…

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'Sadak 2' review: Mahesh Bhatt's comeback film has a bad '90s hangover

'Sadak 2' movie review: Mahesh Bhatt's comeback film is just two decades late. The story may have appealed the audience in the late 1990s but now appears jaded.

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'Masaba Masaba' review: High on entertainment, this semi-fictional series has subtle messaging

'Masaba Masaba' manages to take viewers inside the glamour world and show aspects of celebrity lives that are often hidden behind the practiced, picture-perfect smiles.

 

 

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Meet new age Robins: This India based civic body is feeding millions of homeless across the globe

Meet India's Robin Hood Army, a zero fund organisation that recently fed 30 million people across 182 cities to mark India's Independence Day and even got a shout out from Amitabh Bachchan for…

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'Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl' review - Pankaj Tripathi, Janhvi Kapoor's film soars high for its effective messaging

'Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl' is a poignant story of a father and his daughter- both dreamers who refuse to back down. 

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'Lootcase' review: Simple story propelled by a great ensemble cast

'Lootcase' review: Directed by Rajesh Krishnan, featuring an ensemble cast, 'Lootcase' is a delightful story which boats of great performances and situational comedy.

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'Shakuntala Devi' review: Vidya Balan, Sanya Malhotra's film is a refreshing story of a mother and daughter

'Shakuntala Devi' review- Vidya Balan plays the vivacious, ambitious and flawed mathematician beautifully in Anu Menon's heartwarming story of a woman who refuses to bow down to norms.

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'Dil Bechara' review: Sushant Singh Rajput makes you celebrate life in his final film

'Dil Bechara' review- Sushant Singh Rajput's final film is heartbreaking and heartwarming in equal parts.

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Anvita Dutt on 'Bulbbul' success: Good stories work regardless of the platform it's made for

Anvita Dutt Interview - Filmmaker, writer Anvita Dutt speaks to WION about her film 'Bulbbul', the scene that made her base the story in Bengal and taking inspiration from Rabindranath Tagore and…

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'Bulbbul' review: Tripti Dimri shines in a hauntingly powerful story

Bulbbul film review - The story may be known yet its a poignant one with powerful writing, memorable moments, and an outstanding cast.

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Srishti Shrivastava on her breakout role in 'Gulabo Sitabo': Everyone needs a Guddo in their life, including me

Guddo from 'Gulabo Sitabo, actress Srishti Shrivastava chats with WION about her breakout performance, sharing screen space with Ayushmann Khurrana and receiving hand written letter from Amitabh…

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Why Sushant Singh Rajput's death and nepotism debate should not be mixed

While calling out nepotism in Bollywood is pertinent, it is also important to not dilute it with Rajput's death. Both are complex issues and need separate discussions.

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'Axone' review: A delicious story of friendship, love and acceptance

Axone movie review: A delightful slice of life comedy, 'Axone' is the first Hindi film featuring actors from the Northeast.

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'Gulabo Sitabo' review: Amitabh Bachchan gives a master class in acting, Ayushmann holds his own

Gulabo Sitabo Movie Review: In Shoojit Sircar's 'Gulabo Sitabo', both Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana step out of their comfort zone.

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