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Go ahead and judge this one by the cover. The veteran’s biography, written by Meena Iyer, remains faithful to its promise and premise

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In his memoir, Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston lays bare the blood, sweat and tears behind his eventful and entertaining road to stardom

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Since 2008, Aamir Khan has been the king of box office. See how his films have performed over the years in this week's FC Insight

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It is a bit sad to realise that much of the actor’s best work was done between 25 and 35 years ago. But many of those films are are just as vital today as they were in their time

Did You See This

Missed some of our earlier stories? Binge-read our earlier lists, recommendations and interviews here

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If Bollywood could get a makeover this year, what would you start with? We got leading filmmakers, writers, actors and composers to give us their wish list. Their demands ranged from more stoner comedies to more respect for writers


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Film Companion will now make available the full screenplays of some of the most engaging films of Hindi cinema


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Shahid Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut bring the smoulder in Vishal Bhardwaj’s World War II romance


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Ormax Media asked audiences if they would stay away from theatres because of cash crunch. Here are the numbers for their week-on-week response, collected across 56 cities in India


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From being genres unheard of in Bollywood, biopics and films inspired by true events have come into their own in 2016


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A Hollywood classic you must revisit this holiday season, the 1947 Christmas movie is steeped in wonder, without the traditional cliches of presents miraculously conjured up, bells mysteriously ringing, and the sound of reindeer hooves and “ho-ho-hos”


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On the sidelines of the first edition of International Film Festival & Awards-Macao, we caught up with Cameron Bailey, artistic director of the Toronto International Film Festival, to talk about the business of film festivals and more


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Actors have shone through even in some fairly average fare, making 2016 feel like a star-studded cricket team holding more individual records than tournament trophies


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