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Subhash K Jha

Subhash K Jha

Film critic

Subhash K Jha is a film critic and movie expert.

Karan Johar is as much to blame for Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul controversy

Karan Johar is a part of the super-privileged elite of Bollywood who have access to everyone who counts.

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2018 was the year girl power ruled the box office

'Padmaavat', 'Pari', 'Raazi', 'Veere Di Wedding'... women dominated many of the hits in 2018.

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Opinion: Not just Sridevi, many of Bollywood's screen queens have died too early

Before Sridevi, it was Meena Kumari, Nutan, Madhubala and Geeta Bali who left us too soon. Read Article

Opinion: Padmaavat salutes Rajputs, Karni Sena lied and got it wrong

Suggesting that Padmaavat was anti-national and an insult to the Rajput community is akin to calling the song Ae mere watan ke logon anti-patriotic. Read Article

Opinion: For Padmaavat, next challenge is movie hall owners

A close family member of Sanjay Bhansali said. “It’s great to hear the Supreme Court lift the ban. But will the States pay ahead? And more importantly, will the fringe groups listen to the… Read Article

Opinion: Delusion of stardom is Bollywood's unspoken tragedy

Stardom is a crippling notion. It stops all growth in the one who believes he is a star. 

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Opinion: Many movie stars don't want their daughters in Bollywood. Here is why.

Even being the daughter of a major star can't save them from becoming victim to Bollywood's dark underbelly of misogyny and sexism. Read Article

Opinion: Padmavat ready for release, but here is the toll it has taken on Sanjay Leela Bhansali

My friend Sanjay Bhansali has become a bystander in the drama of his own that's being played out in full public view. Read Article