I found out about the prosthetics after I was signed on the show, and was very kicked to know that part of my face would be scarred. It’s very rare for actors, and especially women, to get these kinds of parts and looks. The response has been overwhelming. Fans and friends tell me that it was very brave of me to look like this, because everyone is so obsessed with looking nice. It takes a while for one to even get used to looking at oneself in the mirror. … [Read more...] about Web streaming medium has given a lot of voices to women’s stories, says actor Aahana Kumra
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Then, with the kind of creepy silence more effective than loud filmi music, OTT platforms appeared before us from nowhere. We began to salivate over web series. The killer virus just sealed matters; the big screen shrank. No one knows when they will step inside a theatre again. Suddenly everyone is only talking of must-see serials, the script and brilliant acting. We began to see beyond the blow-dry. … [Read more...] about Bollywood ready for retake?
“[Merrick] has the power potentially to keep people from dying—and why wouldn’t you want to do that?—but as we know, pharmaceutical companies have corrupted what should be such an easy moral question,” Prince-Bythewood says. “Which we’re even dealing with now, with this question of ‘should people pay for a vaccine, if one is developed for COVID?’ Of course, it should be free! But there’s an argument about that, and it was something I wanted to explore.” … [Read more...] about Netflix’s ‘The Old Guard’ is a superhero movie for super dark times