Christine Iyer

Christine Iyer

Christine Iyer is chief production editor of Specialist Publications, South China Morning Post. She has more than 20 years’ experience in journalism in Southeast Asia and the Middle East, and was formerly editor of the Arts & Culture desk at The National in Abu Dhabi, where she covered Indian cinema. She has been published in The Telegraph and luxury magazine title UltraTravel, among others.

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Aamir Khan is a better actor than Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan – from Dangal to 3 Idiots, these 5 Bollywood movies prove it

It’s the greatest Bollywood debate: who is the most versatile of the three Khans? This list should settle it once and for all

It’s the greatest Bollywood debate: who is the most versatile of the three Khans? This list should settle it once and for all

12 Mar 2021 - 12:10PM
Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai after Covid-19 recovery – from Netflix’s Ludo to the Bollywood couple's first family outing outside Mumbai

From making a digital debut on Amazon Prime to the first family outing alongside wife Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan hasn’t slowed down

From making a digital debut on Amazon Prime to the first family outing alongside wife Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan hasn’t slowed down

3 Feb 2021 - 1:00PM
Shah Rukh Khan at 55: the Ambanis are his friends, he owns IPL’s Kolkata Knight Riders – but did you know he launched the career of Deepika Padukone?

Bolly superstar SRK hangs out with the Ambanis and is besties with Deepika Padukone, but did you know he and wife Gauri once lived off omelettes in their struggle to survive?

Bolly superstar SRK hangs out with the Ambanis and is besties with Deepika Padukone, but did you know he and wife Gauri once lived off omelettes in their struggle to survive?

2 Nov 2020 - 8:00AM
Amitabh Bachchan before the fame: Bollywood’s greatest star slept rough on a Mumbai bench, was ‘too tall’ for film – and ‘Mr Sexy Baritone’ was even rejected by All India Radio

The life of Bollywood’s greatest star once reads like a movie script – he once slept rough on a Mumbai bench, was called ‘too tall’ for the screen, and the one and only ‘Mr Sexy Baritone’ was even rejected by All India Radio

The life of Bollywood’s greatest star once reads like a movie script – he once slept rough on a Mumbai bench, was called ‘too tall’ for the screen, and the one and only ‘Mr Sexy Baritone’ was even rejected by All India Radio

15 Oct 2020 - 5:19PM
Ranbir Kapoor: 5 things you probably didn’t know about the Brahmastra star and Bollywood hunk who once dated Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif

Yes, he’s dated Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif, but did you know he secretly follows them on Instagram? Or that his mum still cuts his toenails?

Yes, he’s dated Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif, but did you know he secretly follows them on Instagram? Or that his mum still cuts his toenails?

28 Sep 2020 - 8:00AM
Kareena Kapoor’s 5 best films ever, from Shah Rukh Khan’s Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham to 3 Idiots with Aamir Khan – have you seen the Bollywood beauty’s biggest hits?

From KKKG to 3 Idiots, STYLE celebrates Kapoor’s 40th birthday with a look back at the award-winning diva’s greatest roles – alongside stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and husband Saif Ali Khan

From KKKG to 3 Idiots, STYLE celebrates Kapoor’s 40th birthday with a look back at the award-winning diva’s greatest roles – alongside stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and husband Saif Ali Khan

21 Sep 2020 - 10:11AM
Kangana Ranaut, Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Virat Kohli and more Indian celebrities got personal on Instagram during lockdown – here’s what we found out

Haircuts, horses and pranks: how Indian celebs like Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez and Kareena Kapoor got personal on IG – here’s a quick peek into their lives

Haircuts, horses and pranks: how Indian celebs like Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez and Kareena Kapoor got personal on IG – here’s a quick peek into their lives

12 Sep 2020 - 12:00PM
Kangana Ranaut’s 5 biggest Bollywood controversies – from comparing Mumbai with Pakistan to demanding Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh take drugs tests

She just compared Mumbai to Pakistan and waged a Twitter war with the state government – but that’s far from the first time this outspoken Bollywood diva has sparked the flames of controversy

She just compared Mumbai to Pakistan and waged a Twitter war with the state government – but that’s far from the first time this outspoken Bollywood diva has sparked the flames of controversy

11 Sep 2020 - 5:16PM
Akshay Kumar: 6 seriously cool things the Bollywood star has done in 2020 – from drinking elephant poop tea to donating over US$3 million to Covid-19 relief

From donating over US$3 million to Covid-19 relief to driving his wife Twinkle Khanna to hospital, the Sooryavanshi star has had an eventful lockdown

From donating over US$3 million to Covid-19 relief to driving his wife Twinkle Khanna to hospital, the Sooryavanshi star has had an eventful lockdown

9 Sep 2020 - 5:33PM