Komal Panchamatia

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REVEALED: How Sholay was made

REVEALED: How Sholay was made

Rediff.com17 Aug 2020

Dharmendra was fascinated by Gabbar's role, then he said he would like to play Thakur. 'I told him he won't get Hema Malini.' 'He laughed and said okay (to play Veeru).'

Will work till last migrant reaches home: Sonu Sood

Will work till last migrant reaches home: Sonu Sood

Rediff.com10 Jun 2020

The actor, who has been catapulted to the national spotlight for his work in helping stranded labourers, has refuted reports of his political motivations and says his work with the migrants is because of his love for them.

'Basuda was a genius'

'Basuda was a genius'

Rediff.com5 Jun 2020

'He loved reality in all his films.' 'He would say films are made for the common man and they should feel the realness while watching it.'

Bollywood's background dancers look for help to survive

Bollywood's background dancers look for help to survive

Rediff.com21 May 2020

'Earlier I'd send money back home.' 'Now I've to take from them.' 'I'm completely heartbroken, scared for what the future holds.'

Meet the New-Age Bollywood Mom

Meet the New-Age Bollywood Mom

Rediff.com11 May 2020

'Mothers as characters may have the same problems as they had years ago.' 'But what's refreshing is how they are becoming more accepting towards the changes in society.'

'I'm a fearless actor now'

'I'm a fearless actor now'

Rediff.com10 May 2020

'Having lived through cancer, through so many ups and downs, I'm not particularly attached to attention or success -- it's lovely if it's there, it's fine if it's not.'

Bollywood's bouncers struggle to survive

Bollywood's bouncers struggle to survive

Rediff.com7 May 2020

Not directly connected to the stars, who have their own security, they are part of the unregulated work force that keeps the engines running smoothly in the showbiz industry.

The CLEVEREST thing Saif Ali Khan has done!

The CLEVEREST thing Saif Ali Khan has done!

Rediff.com29 Jul 2019

'The story ends at the end of this season; I don't know if they will extend it. It's a fairly solid conclusion (but) there is always scope for more.'

For Urmila it's all politics and no movies... for now

For Urmila it's all politics and no movies... for now

Rediff.com12 Apr 2019

The star-turned-politician said that she isn't approaching her stint in politics as a star, but would rather be known as a people's representative.