Lakshmi Sankaran

Lakshmi Sankaran has spent over a decade in journalism checking news copy for factual and grammatical errors. She enjoys pulpy sci-fi, chilly British crime shows and a good scare at the movies.

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Vikramaditya Motwane’s next project looks like a nail-biter about Rajkummar Rao stuck all alone in an urban apartment.


Filmed over 17 days in 10 trains, this documentary by Camera And Shorts is an insightful look at travel in the general compartment


Amy Schumer’s collection of stories is a discursive and, often inconsistent, read that alternates from awkward genital humour to earnest emotion


A documentary on Netflix follows the stirring journey of basketballer Satnam Singh Bhamara from a poor village to being the country’s first NBA draft pick


Johnny Depp is back as Jack Sparrow, who will be fighting a life or death battle with Javier Bardem’s evil Captain Salazar in this fifth instalment


Anushka Sharma’s latest production might be the film to inject some wacky fun into the romantic comedy genre


Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan’s hinterland romance looks a lot like Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania but with a new setting and accent


This early look at Disney’s live-action musical, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, hints at a textbook adaptation suited to modern tastes