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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Exclusive: Nithya Menen on her film Skylab, Bollywood and working with Dhanush in next

With three big films in her kitty with co-stars Dhanush, Pawan Kalyan and Vijay Sethupathi, Nithya Menen talks about her idea of unwinding in silence in a world that has fallen in love with chaos…

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Exclusive! '83' actor Wamiqa Gabbi on working with Deepika Padukone, Hollywood dreams & more

Wamiqa Gabbi spoke to WION recently about '83', her upcoming projects, Hollywood dreams and what she hopes from the new year 2022.

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Kabir Khan on why he waited to release '83' on the big screen: Where else could the audience feel this joy?

Ahead of '83' release, Kabir Khan speaks to Subhash  K Jha on why '83' had to be released only in theatres.

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WION Exclusive: 'Bandish Bandits' actor Ritwik Bhowmik on his new show 'Whistleblower', a scam drama

From overnight fame to attempting very different genres in his first two projects, Ritwik Bhowmik believes he has a long way to go to achieve his dreams. In a tete-a-tete with Ritwik Bhowmik aka…

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Exclusive: Indian filmmaker Deepak Reddy to WION on his film 'Manasanamaha' qualifying for Oscars 2022

'Manasanamaha' has qualified for Oscars 2022 in the Live Action Short category and director Deepak Reddy cannot be happier. Speaking to WION about the film's journey through several hundred film…

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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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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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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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Sona Mohapatra to WION: Artists need patronage to survive


Sona Mohapatra Exclusive Interview: Sona Mohapatra spoke to WION about being one of the few female solo artists who connects with the ‘real India’ and not just to people…

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Vinay Pathak on 'Chintu Ka Birthday': It's a film about a lockdown, released during lockdown

In an exclusive chat with WION, actor Vinay Pathak talks about his latest film 'Chintu Ka Birthday' which is streaming on ZEE5.

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Abhishek Banerjee on his roles in 'Paatal Lok' and 'Kaali 2': I would want people to compare the two characters

In an exclusive chat with WION, casting director and actor Abhishek Banerjee talks about his hit show show 'Paatal Lok', his new show on ZEE5 'Kaali 2' and the future of cinema halls in time of…

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Madhuri Dixit to WION: Digital platform reaches out to a global audience but magic of cinema halls will stay

Madhuri Dxit Nene speaks to WION about her new single 'Candle' and the future of theatres in the age of digitization.

 

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Indian actor in China talks about life in post COVID world: 'Precautions have become a way of life'

In an exclusive chat with WION, Indian actor-businessman Dev Raturi, who is based in China, chats about life in China post COVID-19.

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'Soni' actress Geetika to WION on what's keeping her busy during lockdown

Picking her Critics Choice Film Awards for ‘Soni’, Geetika spoke to WION about how she is keeping herself busy during the lockdown and why she can’t ever be apolitical.

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Elakshi Gupta to WION on debut film 'Tanhaji' and sharing screen with Ajay Devgn

With her debut Hindi film 'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior' crossing Rs 250 cr mark, Elakshi Gupta opened to WION about how this dentist with a passion for modelling became an actress. 

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Vicky Kaushal opens up on filming for his first horror film 'Bhoot Part 1: The Haunted Ship'

In a candid chat with WION, Vicky Kaushal spoke about his foray into horror genre with 'Bhoot Part 1: The Haunted Ship'.

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Exclusive! Shefali Shah on ‘Human’, ‘Delhi Crimes’ and more: Enjoying this phase as an actor

In an exclusive chat with WION, Shefali Shah opened up about her process of working, her new web series ‘Human’ and how digital has been a boon for an actor like her. 

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Exclusive: Nithya Menen on her film Skylab, Bollywood and working with Dhanush in next

With three big films in her kitty with co-stars Dhanush, Pawan Kalyan and Vijay Sethupathi, Nithya Menen talks about her idea of unwinding in silence in a world that has fallen in love with chaos…

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Exclusive! '83' actor Wamiqa Gabbi on working with Deepika Padukone, Hollywood dreams & more

Wamiqa Gabbi spoke to WION recently about '83', her upcoming projects, Hollywood dreams and what she hopes from the new year 2022.

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Kabir Khan on why he waited to release '83' on the big screen: Where else could the audience feel this joy?

Ahead of '83' release, Kabir Khan speaks to Subhash  K Jha on why '83' had to be released only in theatres.

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WION Exclusive: 'Bandish Bandits' actor Ritwik Bhowmik on his new show 'Whistleblower', a scam drama

From overnight fame to attempting very different genres in his first two projects, Ritwik Bhowmik believes he has a long way to go to achieve his dreams. In a tete-a-tete with Ritwik Bhowmik aka…

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Exclusive: Indian filmmaker Deepak Reddy to WION on his film 'Manasanamaha' qualifying for Oscars 2022

'Manasanamaha' has qualified for Oscars 2022 in the Live Action Short category and director Deepak Reddy cannot be happier. Speaking to WION about the film's journey through several hundred film…

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'Chhorii' director to WION: We've made frivolous attempts at horror in past but things are changing

WION got talking to director Vishal Furia who is immensely proud of his film ‘Chhorii’ as he talks about his passion to change the horror films scenario in India and give us our own ‘The Exorcist…

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Exclusive interview! Vivek Madaan: Ajay Devgn is like a big brother; love him to the core

Vivek Madaan, most recently seen in ‘Special OPS 1.5’ with Kay Kay Menon, spoke to WION about his special equation with Ajay Devgn, playing Raveena Tandon's husband in 'Aranyak' and other…

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Interview | Abhimanyu Dassani: Bollywood has taught me how to deal with different people

Abhimanyu Dassani spoke exclusively to WION about not fitting into any box, making mom Bhagyashree “proud” and his New Year plans

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WION exclusive! CarryMinati: My alter ego made me from being invisible to widely recognised

"My alter ego gives me that driving force to look forward to a new day and be grateful for it. I gained confidence with the moniker as I am an introvert," Indian digital star CarryMinati tells…

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WION exclusive! Raftaar: I choose to mentor young rappers as I never had one during my time

In an exclusive interview with WION, Raftaar shares his hopes and aspirations for his upcoming birthday (November 16), why he does not bother with the so-called diss tracks in India, among other…

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Exclusive: Dwayne Johnson- Shooting 'Red Notice' during COVID-19 was challenging, but we rallied together

Dwayne Johnson has also been asked about featuring in an Indian movie, to which he replied, “I have not been offered one in the past, but I would love that."

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Exclusive: Ryan Reynolds- 'Red Notice' wanted Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and my friendship to be seen on screen

"It's pretty funny to be around, and it's just kind of the way it's always been for us: Dwayne Johnson, Gad Gadot and I. So putting up that (the friendship) on the screen was a real pleasure,”…

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WION exclusive: Prajakta Koli: Winning an Emmy with Michelle Obama still feels impossible; she’s so humble

"It's almost like she didn't know she is Michelle Obama. And that sounds normal. She walks into a room, she gives you a hug. She talks to you like you're a friend," Indian digital star Prajakta…

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WION exclusive: Kubbra Sait: We are rushing representation; it needs to have a narrative

In a tete-a-tete with WION, Kubbra Sait shed light on the topic of age-appropriate roles for women in cinema, the boom of OTT and what it meant for the masses, and why one should not hanker after…

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'Call My Agent: Bollywood' review: Fun, flirty and unapologetically frivolous

‘Call My Agent: Bollywood’ is a whole country away from its French counterpart. But, in essence, the show goes on to reiterate what we have known all along—all that glitters is, indeed, not gold.…

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WION exclusive: UB40: We are old f*rts now, our kids carry the flag for revolutionary change

In this exclusive interview with WION, Jimmy Brown, drummer and founding member of UB40, who spoke on behalf of his entire gang, explains why nobody gets to boss around B40, busts the myth that…

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‘Scam’ actor Pratik Gandhi to WION on controversies around his first Bollywood film ‘Bhavai’

In a candid conversation with WION, Pratik Gandhi who rose to fame as Harshad Mehta in the web series ‘Scam 1992’ opened up about his journey from then to now, dealing with controversies around…

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WION exclusive: Salim-Sulaiman- Art is one aspect, humanity has gone out the window in Afghanistan

"What’s unfolding in Afghanistan is tragic. Years of incremental progress appear to have been eroded in the blink of an eye," Sulaiman Merchant, of Salim-Sulaiman music duo, tells WION in an…

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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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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