As the film drops an ‘i’ and becomes Padmavat, it is yet to be seen if the various bans and fatwas - or whatever its kosher right-wing equivalent is in India - will be rolled back.The film has established that film industry and creativity can take a beating if the mob is against it. No saying Sexy and Durga in the same breath, no making films on Hindu queens - real or imaginary, and definitely nothing to do with sexuality. The Post Steven Spielberg brings another tour de force that is especially relevant in the Trump era.A decade later, the young boy revisits the relationship.Jyoti Sharma Bawa, who covers Hollywood and Bollywood for HT, is looking forward to the following: Padmavat: This film has gone beyond being a Sanjay Leela Bhansali spectacle, it has become a precedent.Dibakar Banerjee’s Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar and Akshay Kumar’s Gold will release in August.
In Thugs Of Hindostan, he is collaborating with Amitabh Bachchan. The stills that have so far been released from director Vijay Krishna Acharya’s upcoming film suggest how beautiful can it be.Rohan Naahar, who reviews Hollywood films for HT, is looking forward to the following: The House that Jack Built: Lars von Trier directing a ‘70s-set serial killer movie starring Matt Dillon, Uma Thurman and Bruno Ganz, inspired by von Trier’s belief that ‘life is evil and soulless’, could either be the best movie of the year, or the worst.Either way, a combination like this doesn’t come around too often.Our recommendations: Across Bollywood, Hollywood and Indian regional cinema, we list the movies you can look forward to in 2018.Rohit Vats, who reviews Bollywood films for HT, is looking forward to the following: October: Shoojit Sircar has had four releases so far as director: Yahaan, Vicky Donor, Madras Cafe and Piku.