Jisshu Sengupta on 'Shakuntala Devi', working with Vidya Balan and why he feels digital is the future

Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta spoke to WION about his new film 'Shakuntala Devi', his co-star Vidya Balan, working with director Anu Menon and why he…

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WION exclusive: Manike Mage Hithe singer Yohani- Sri Lanka, as a nation, loves Bollywood music

"I have sung Hindi songs like twice but those were like smaller sections. But, this was an actual song," Yohani tells WION about her Bollywood debut with Sunny Kaushal-Radhika Madan's movie '…

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WION exclusive: 'Manike Mage Hithe' singer Yohani: In Bollywood, I would love to work with A.R. Rahman

Viral Sinhalese singer Yohani, best known for her smash hit number 'Manike Mage Hithe', feels, just like her song, relationships require work. "Love is like writing a song," she tells WION. 

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We need to discourage English films from taking over our screens: Kangana Ranaut to WION

At a press meet in New Delhi, Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut spoke to WION about the need to discourage Hollywood films and promoting our Indian regional film industries as her pan-India film '…

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WION exclusive | THEMXXNLIGHT: Wiz Khalifa reached out to us. The rest is history!

THEMXXNLIGHT is the first Indo-American band in the world to work with the Golden Globes nominated rapper, Wiz Khalifa.

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Exclusive | Anurag Basu to WION: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt are my favourite actors

In an exclusive chat with WION, award-winning filmmaker Anurag Basu spoke about his favourite actor Ranbir Kapoor and his love for songs-dance routine in Bollywood.
 

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'Tuesdays and Fridays' director on his debut film being a 'story of two reluctant romantics'

Taranveer Singh got into a candid chat with WION discussing his first Bollywood film that is backed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali Productions and is a classic romantic comedy with “twists and turns…

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'Shakeela' director Indrajit Lankesh on future of Indian cinema and the age of pan-global films

‘Shakeela’ director Indrajit Lankesh spoke to WION about making a pan-India film about a faded star who ruled the hearts of cinephiles in the 90s-2000s and the future of Indian…

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'Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Door' has been my most challenging role yet: Kirti Kulhari

Kirti Kulhari is essaying a complex role of an accused in Hotstar's show 'Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors'. In an interview with WION, she opened up about her role and what 2020 taught her…

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Ishwak Singh to WION on filming during pandemic for lockdown diaries ‘Unpaused’

Starring in recently released ‘Unpaused’, ‘Paatal Lok’ actor Ishwak Singh opened up about working with director Nikkhil Advani and the experience of filming during COVID-19. 

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Abhishek Banerjee: Apart from the pandemic, it's been the best year of my life

As ‘Unpaused’ premiered today on Amazon Prime, Abhishek Banerjee got talking to WION about his new film, the pandemic year 2020, and expectations from the new year.

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Geetika Vidya Ohlyan: We understood that money won't be delivered to us during pandemic, so decided to step out

In a candid conversation with WION, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan and Lillete Dubey, who star in two of the short films in Unpaused, speak about their experience of shooting during the pandemic, online…

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Fatima Sana Shaikh: It's taken years to get into this industry, you don't let one fall break you

Fatima Sana Shaikh Interview: In an exclusive chat with WION, 'Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari' actress Fatima Sana Shaikh spoke on the filming experience and her hopes from the movie amid…

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I was afraid Tillotama Shome might refuse 'Sir' because of 'Monsoon Wedding': Director Rohena Gera

'Sir', starring Tillotama Shome, Vivek Gomber and Geetanjali Kulkarni had its World Premiere at the 71st International Cannes Film Festival, in 2018, in the Critics Week competition section making…

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Ali Fazal to WION on 'Mirzapur 2', Hollywood films and fanboy moments

Ali Fazal speaks to WION about his Hollywood projects, the hype around Amazon web series ‘Mirzapur 2’ and what's kept him busy during the pandemic.

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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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Ishwak Singh to WION on filming during pandemic for lockdown diaries ‘Unpaused’

Starring in recently released ‘Unpaused’, ‘Paatal Lok’ actor Ishwak Singh opened up about working with director Nikkhil Advani and the experience of filming during COVID-19. 

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Abhishek Banerjee: Apart from the pandemic, it's been the best year of my life

As ‘Unpaused’ premiered today on Amazon Prime, Abhishek Banerjee got talking to WION about his new film, the pandemic year 2020, and expectations from the new year.

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Geetika Vidya Ohlyan: We understood that money won't be delivered to us during pandemic, so decided to step out

In a candid conversation with WION, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan and Lillete Dubey, who star in two of the short films in Unpaused, speak about their experience of shooting during the pandemic, online…

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Fatima Sana Shaikh: It's taken years to get into this industry, you don't let one fall break you

Fatima Sana Shaikh Interview: In an exclusive chat with WION, 'Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari' actress Fatima Sana Shaikh spoke on the filming experience and her hopes from the movie amid…

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I was afraid Tillotama Shome might refuse 'Sir' because of 'Monsoon Wedding': Director Rohena Gera

'Sir', starring Tillotama Shome, Vivek Gomber and Geetanjali Kulkarni had its World Premiere at the 71st International Cannes Film Festival, in 2018, in the Critics Week competition section making…

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Ali Fazal to WION on 'Mirzapur 2', Hollywood films and fanboy moments

Ali Fazal speaks to WION about his Hollywood projects, the hype around Amazon web series ‘Mirzapur 2’ and what's kept him busy during the pandemic.

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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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Arati Kadav to WION on her unique sci-fi film 'Cargo' that has everyone interested

Talking to WION on her vision behind the film that stars Vikrant Massey, Shweta Tripathi in pivotal roles, Arati Kadav opens up about experimenting with her films, love for the science fiction…

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Ayushmann Khurrana is UNICEF celebrity advocate for children’s rights

The actor will work for children in India and joins Football legend David Beckham, who works on this campaign globally.

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Pankaj Tripathi to WION: I chose acting as a profession for the travel and food

As ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ released on OTT today, Pankaj Tripathi got candid in an exclusive chat with WION about the ‘real’ reason why he joined films and much more.

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Jisshu Sengupta on 'Shakuntala Devi', working with Vidya Balan and why he feels digital is the future

Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta spoke to WION about his new film 'Shakuntala Devi', his co-star Vidya Balan, working with director Anu Menon and why he…

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Amit Sadh to WION on upcoming films & need for 'humility' in Bollywood

Amit Sadh exclusive interview for shakuntala Devi -  In an exclusive chat with WION, Amit Sadh speaks about wanting to become a catalyst for change in Bollywood, upcoming releases…

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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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Filmmaker Abhishek Sharma to WION on film 'Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari' and a decade-long career

As director Abhishek Sharma completes 10 years in Bollywood, he speaks to WION about his love for films and upcoming film 'Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari'. 

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‘Aarya’ actor Namit Das to WION: Will be interesting to see the kind of films that will release post COVID-19

Namit got talking to WION about his journey from Rishi in ‘Wake Up Sid’ to his recent breakout role as Jawahar in ‘Aarya’, his new show ‘Mafia’ and upcoming Mira Nair film ‘A Suitable Boy’. 

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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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Manoj Bajpayee to WION on upcoming film 'Bhonsle' and his love for acting

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 Speaking to WION in an exclusive conversation, actor Manoj Bajpayee and film producer Sandeep Kapoor speak about ‘Bhonsle’, opting for a digital…

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Manoj Bajpayee: Bollywood must rectify its mistake or it will keep losing respect of the common people

Manoj Bajpayee interview -  In an exclusive chat with WION, stellar actor Manoj Bajpayee who is gearing up for the release of his film 'Bhonsle' made some interesting…

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'Axone' actress Lin Laishram: Bollywood doesn't pick stories from north east India

Speaking to WION on her Netflix film, Lin Laishram pointed out Bollywood’s biasness against stories from the north eastern part of India and why we need more such films so that there is a fair…

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Jitendra Kumar to WION: Audience makes stars, filmmakers only work with them

In an exclusive chat with WION, IIT Kharagpur alumnus Jitendra Kumar spoke of finding success in showbiz while holding on to "consistency, persistence and patience." 

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Exclusive | Abhishek Banerjee on nepotism: Talent will always be a 'rocket'

Abhishek Banerjee became a household name after essaying Hathoda Tyagi in 'Paatal Lok' in 2020. 
 

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WION exclusive: Manike Mage Hithe singer Yohani- Sri Lanka, as a nation, loves Bollywood music

"I have sung Hindi songs like twice but those were like smaller sections. But, this was an actual song," Yohani tells WION about her Bollywood debut with Sunny Kaushal-Radhika Madan's movie '…

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WION exclusive: 'Manike Mage Hithe' singer Yohani: In Bollywood, I would love to work with A.R. Rahman

Viral Sinhalese singer Yohani, best known for her smash hit number 'Manike Mage Hithe', feels, just like her song, relationships require work. "Love is like writing a song," she tells WION. 

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We need to discourage English films from taking over our screens: Kangana Ranaut to WION

At a press meet in New Delhi, Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut spoke to WION about the need to discourage Hollywood films and promoting our Indian regional film industries as her pan-India film '…

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WION exclusive | THEMXXNLIGHT: Wiz Khalifa reached out to us. The rest is history!

THEMXXNLIGHT is the first Indo-American band in the world to work with the Golden Globes nominated rapper, Wiz Khalifa.

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Exclusive | Anurag Basu to WION: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt are my favourite actors

In an exclusive chat with WION, award-winning filmmaker Anurag Basu spoke about his favourite actor Ranbir Kapoor and his love for songs-dance routine in Bollywood.
 

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‘Helmet’ actress Pranutan Bahl on her family of staunch feminists and being Nutan's granddaughter

In an exclusive chat with WION, Pranutan Bahl spoke about her Zee5 movie ‘Helmet’, a fun film with a social message and carrying the legacy of late legendary actress Nutan.
 

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WION exclusive | Afghan actor Warina Hussain: I don't blame women who have taken up arms in Afghanistan

In this exclusive interview with WION, Afghan model-turned-actress, Warina Hussain, who has been living and working in Mumbai for a while now, says she will return to Afghanistan 'only and only'…

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Exclusive! Shankar Mahadevan: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy is like a marriage; it has never come to our minds to split up

In an exclusive interview with WION, veteran music composer-singer Shankar Mahadevan reminisces the time his wife had nudged him to take up music (and thank goodness for that!), his 'marriage' to…

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Exclusive! ‘The Green Knight’, ‘Sex And The City’ reboot star Sarita Choudhury: The film world and ‘representation’ is finally catching up

Sarita Choudhury opines that Dev Patel, who shoulders the central role of Sir Gawain in ‘The Green Knight’, was tailor-made for his part and that he was ‘grateful’ just to be able to shoot with…

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Exclusive! Dev Patel: ‘The Green Knight’ embodies my own journey in Hollywood

"... I felt that I was trembling, you know, on my horse, I was cold and wet and damp and it was a physical process and you know, David Lowery's films really explored time in a beautiful way," Dev…

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Exclusive! Disney's first Indo-American protagonist Avantika: I was asked to go back to my country; called a Pakistani

"My aims and aspirations are that I would love to be a lead in a Hollywood movie even as a grown up. I chose this career seeing myself doing this for a very, very long time," says Disney's first…

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Mukul Chadda to WION on Zee5 show 'Sunflower' and next with Vidya Balan 'Sherni'

Mukul Chadda recently starred in Zee5 show 'Sunflower' and will next be seen with Vidya Balan in 'Sherni

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Indian filmmaker Vinod Peter on his film 'Puglya' winning at Moscow Film Fest & more

Vinod Peter has written, directed and produced the film 'Puglya' under the banner Abraham Films

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Manoj Bajpayee to WION on third National Award: I am humbled and overwhelmed

“I feel thankful to all people -- cast and crew, director, writers and producers, and jury members who thought it fit to give me this award," said Manoj Bajpayee to WION on his third National…

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Last seen in 'Aashram', Rajeev Siddhartha talks of Zee Theatre's teleplay 'Adhe Adhure' & more

Actor Rajeev Siddhartha spoke about being a part of Zee Theatre’s ‘Adhe Adhure’, his growth as an actor and much more. 

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'Tuesdays and Fridays' director on his debut film being a 'story of two reluctant romantics'

Taranveer Singh got into a candid chat with WION discussing his first Bollywood film that is backed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali Productions and is a classic romantic comedy with “twists and turns…

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'Shakeela' director Indrajit Lankesh on future of Indian cinema and the age of pan-global films

‘Shakeela’ director Indrajit Lankesh spoke to WION about making a pan-India film about a faded star who ruled the hearts of cinephiles in the 90s-2000s and the future of Indian…

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'Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Door' has been my most challenging role yet: Kirti Kulhari

Kirti Kulhari is essaying a complex role of an accused in Hotstar's show 'Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors'. In an interview with WION, she opened up about her role and what 2020 taught her…

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Ishwak Singh to WION on filming during pandemic for lockdown diaries ‘Unpaused’

Starring in recently released ‘Unpaused’, ‘Paatal Lok’ actor Ishwak Singh opened up about working with director Nikkhil Advani and the experience of filming during COVID-19. 

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Srijit Mukherji, Vasan Bala, Sayantan Mukherjee on why Satyajit Ray is relevant 100 years on

'Ray', a new anthology on Netflix narrates four stories based on Satyajit Ray's short stories. Filmmakers Srijit Mukherji, Vasan Bala and Sayantan Mukherjee speak to WION about 'Ray', their first memories of Satyajit Ray's work and why the legendary filmmaker remains relevant 100 years on. Read Article
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Jisshu Sengupta on 'Shakuntala Devi', working with Vidya Balan and why he feels digital is the future

Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta spoke to WION about his new film 'Shakuntala Devi', his co-star Vidya Balan, working with director Anu Menon and why he feels cinema and digital space can co-exist. Read Article