Kumar Shyam
Kumar Shyam
Journalist


Tara Sutaria and Tiger Shroff in the poster for their film 'Heropanti 2'. Photo: Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment
Tiger Shroff and Tara Sutaria in Al Ain to film 'Heropanti 2' scenes

The sequel to the 2014 action film will be released in April during the Eid holidays

February 21, 2022, 11:01 AM
In 'Rashmi Rocket', actress Taapsee Pannu plays a rising sports star whose career is threatened when she's forced to undertake a gender test after she displays high testosterone levels. Photo: Zee5
Bollywood's 'Rashmi Rocket' tackles gender testing for women in sports

Taapsee Pannu plays an Indian sprinter whose career comes to a halt after she's diagnosed with a condition that affects her testosterone levels

October 15, 2021, 7:40 AM
Taapsee Pannu and Priyanshu Painyuli in 'Rashmi Rocket'. Photo: Zee5
Meet the man who turns Bollywood stars into super-athletes on screen

Melwyn Crasto takes us behind the scenes of training celebrities as Taapsee Pannu's sports film 'Rashmi Rocket' premieres this week

October 14, 2021, 11:12 AM
Mamta Mohandas and Prithviraj Sukumaran in the Malayalam film 'Bhramam'. Photo: Amazon Prime Video
Prithviraj and Mamta Mohandas make 'Bhramam' just about watchable

The Malayalam thriller is a remake of the 2018 Bollywood hit 'Andhadhun' starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Tabu

October 11, 2021, 10:21 AM
Indian music director A R Rahman has described new romantic musical film '99 Songs' as his 'passion project'. AFP
A R Rahman's new film to come out in UAE cinemas this week

The two-time Oscar winner reveals how he made the leap to producing with his latest film about an aspiring music composer

April 13, 2021, 7:47 AM
Taha Shah was born in Abu Dhabi and has been working in Bollywood for the past decade. Courtesy Taha Shah
Abu Dhabi-born Taha Shah Badussha stars in new viral music video with Alaya F

The single by Goldie Sohel has been called 'the wedding song of the season'

April 05, 2021, 12:26 PM
A still from the 'Saina' biopic, starring Parineeti Chopra. Courtesy AA Films
Review: 'Saina' serves up a decent slice of sporting action

The Bollywood biopic charts the story of Saina Nehwal, the first Indian badminton player to rank number one in the world

March 26, 2021, 12:11 PM
Sanjay Dutt stars in 'Torbaaz', his first film released since the actor revealed his cancer battle. Courtesy Netflix
'Torbaaz': Sanjay Dutt's cricketing drama finally ready to pitch on to screens

The film, set in refugee camps in Afghanistan, has been four years in the making

December 08, 2020, 2:11 PM
Indian superhero Priya, left, and Pakistan's Jiya, right, both feature in 'Priya's Mask'. Supplied
Indian and Pakistani female superheroes join forces to celebrate frontline workers

Priya and Jiya, from 'Burka Avenger', star together in a new animation that also tackles misinformation surrounding Covid-19

December 02, 2020, 8:22 AM
Kunal Kamra performed his first show in eight months at The Theatre, Mall of Emirates. Courtesy Front Row Events
Why comedian Kunal Kamra won't stop talking politics: 'I speak my mind'

The Indian stand-up, who recently performed in Dubai, vows to keep 'being myself' despite any backlash

November 22, 2020, 11:08 AM
Tam Khan, a MMA trainer in Dubai, is making his acting debut with Jackie Chan's 'Vanguard', releasing October 8. Tam Khan
How a Dubai MMA trainer landed a role in Jackie Chan's 'Vanguard'

Tam Khan says the experience is now opening doors for other action roles

October 05, 2020, 11:19 AM
TV in 2020: the stars of 'Metro Park' reunited virtually for a quarantine mini-series. Eros Now
'Metro Park' is back with a special mini-series shot in quarantine

Covid-19 is a key theme in the Eros Now series, but writers say the script does not 'cross the line'

May 25, 2020, 7:00 AM
Suniel Shetty is confident about his career's next phase now that he's returned to Indian cinema after a hiatus. Instagram 
Suniel Shetty to film upcoming project in Abu Dhabi

The Bollywood star also told us that the next film in the Hera Pheri series 'is happening'

March 04, 2020, 9:18 AM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known to be digitally savy AFP
Modi: Indian social media abuzz after PM's cryptic tweet

Tech-savvy premier leaves supporters upset as rivals respond with indifference

March 02, 2020, 8:13 PM
'Panipat' stars Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon. Courtesy of Reliance Entertainment
Where Panipat wins and loses the battle for attention

Kumar Shyam breaks down the highs and lows of the new film that tells the story of the deadliest battle of the 18th century

December 07, 2019, 1:23 PM