Utopia (series streaming on Amazon Prime); Cast: John Cusack, Rainn Wilson, Sasha Lane, Ashleigh LaThrop, Jessica Rothe, Dan Byrd, Desmin Borges, Christopher Denham; Created by: Gillian Flynn; Rating: * * * (three stars)

Chats that spelled trouble for Deepika, Shraddha in drugs case probed by NCB

Chats that spelled trouble for Deepika, Shraddha in drugs case probed by NCB

Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The alleged chat of Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone with her then manager Karishma Prakash in October 2017 was the main reason behind the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) to summon her in a drugs-related case that emerged out during the probe of actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case.

OTTs stock up for a Bollywood-packed festive season

OTTs stock up for a Bollywood-packed festive season

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Superstar Akshay Kumar is leading the trend of booking festival dates to release films on digital platforms, with direct-to-OTT films emerging as top trend during the upcoming big season this year.

'Crackdown' is an okay option for a binge (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2 )

'Crackdown' is an okay option for a binge (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2 )

Crackdown (series streaming on Voot); Cast: Saqib Saleem, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Iqbal Khan, Rajesh Tailang, Waluscha De Sousa, Ankur Bhatia; Direction: Apoorva Lakhia; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and half stars)

Karan Kundra: Stop blaming industry for individual habits as drug use

Karan Kundra: Stop blaming industry for individual habits as drug use

Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Popular television actors Karan Kundra and Yogita Bihani feel the constant negative narratives that are lately doing the rounds about the entertainment industry are unfair, because such talk generalises many things that are actually individual choices.

Hollywood star John Cusack on his interest in India, Kashmir

Hollywood star John Cusack on his interest in India, Kashmir

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Hollywood star John Cusack says he got closer to knowing and understanding India during his pursuit to understand the world in a better way.

Payal Ghosh on why she named Huma Qureshi, Mahie Gill in MeToo charge against Anurag Kashyap

Payal Ghosh on why she named Huma Qureshi, Mahie Gill in MeToo charge against Anurag Kashyap

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh says her intention was not to defame anyone when she named Huma Qureshi, Mahie Gill and Richa Chadha, while accusing filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual misconduct. She claims she wanted to present a true picture of the filmmaker.

#JusticeforSSR being forgotten as B'wood drug angle takes over: Sushant tribute song maker

#JusticeforSSR being forgotten as B'wood drug angle takes over: Sushant tribute song maker

Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Denmark-based singer and entrepreneur Arian Romal has created a tribute song dedicated to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The song highlights the ongoing social media movement seeking truth about his death. Romal feels the recent focus on the alleged Bollywood drug links is taking away attention from the death probe.