Pandolin presents a round up of weekly happenings from the world of cinema. In case you missed any of it, here’s a quick glance at the stories from the week gone by.

Naam Shabana gets 3rd highest opening day for female lead

Naam Shabana

The Taapsee Pannu starrer Naam Shabana, which has the actress in the titular role, opened with a final day 1 figure of 5.12 crores

Babumoshai Bandookbaaz | Poster

Babumoshai Bandookbaaz

Love, friendship, loyalty, deceit & revenge make the life and times of sharp shooter Babu played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Babumoshai Bandookbaaz.

⁠⁠⁠Vir Das’ Netflix special to release on April 25

Vir Das

Vir Das’ Comedy Special was filmed in New York and New Delhi last year in November and will be streamed on Netflix across the globe in over 100 countries.

Marriage of theater and cinema can be wondrous or disastrous : Aparna Sen

Aparna Sen

With her upcoming film Sonata, which is an adaptation of a play, Aparna Sen celebrates female bonding and explores various aspects of the ‘feminine’.

Ashish Gharde appointed Chief Operating Officer of Mukta Arts

Ashish Gharde’s key responsibilities will include content partnerships across media & monetization of the already existing brand of Mukta Arts.

Meri Pyaari Bindu | Official Trailer

Meri Pyaari bindu

Yash Raj Films recently launched two teaser chapters from their upcoming quirky love story, Meri Pyaari Bindu, featuring Ayushmann Khurrana & Parineeti Chopra.

Mukti Bhawan – A chat with Adil Hussain, Geetanjali Kulkarni and Lalit Behl

The prolific cast of Mukti Bhawan share how in its own way, the film has brought in a new perspective for each of them.

Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Indu Sarkar’ to release on July 21

Indu Sarkar

Indu Sarkar is about a stammering poetess who gains confidence and rebels against the system during the emergency imposed in 1975.

I am rejoicing the fact that Asha Ji has sung the same song – Kavita Seth

Kavita Seth

Singer Kavita Seth who has recently lent her voice for the Vidya Balan starrer Begum Jaan talks about her song, approach to music and more.

Bollywood film titles inspired by their leading ladies

In recent times, with the trend of women-oriented films on the rise, movie titles too have drawn inspiration from these strong central women characters.

Mukti Bhawan started from stories that people had to share: Shubhashish Bhutiani

Mukti Bhawan -

A chat with Shubhashish Bhutiani, director of Mukti Bhawan, gives us an insight into the minds of the current breed of talented filmmakers in our country.

Hindi Medium | Trailer

Hindi Medium

Saket Chaudhary’s Hindi Medium starring Irrfan Khan & Saba Qamar is a hilarious take on our society that is obsessed with the English language.

64th National Film Awards | Winners List

The complete winner list of the 64th National Film Awards, the most coveted awards in Indian cinema.

Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films has interesting line up for 2017

Producer Dinesh Vijan and Irrfan Khan

2017’s first release for Maddock Films is the Irrfan Khan starrer Hindi Medium followed by Dinesh Vijan’s directorial debut Raabta.

ALT Balaji launches trailer of ‘The Test Case’

Nimrat Kaur in The Test Case

Directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, Ekta Kapoor’s The Test Case will see Nimrat Kaur prepping to be Indian Army’s first woman test case in a combat role.