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Dhruv Sharma-Senior Features Writer

Dhruv Sharma

Senior Features Writer

Author Details

Dhruv is a senior writer based out of India. Before Screen Rant, he wrote over 2K articles for The Cinemaholic, covering anime, television, and movies. Some of his articles on philosophy, self-help, and writing have also been featured in popular Medium publications, such as Mind Cafe, Publishous, and The Writing Cooperative.

Industry Focus

Dhruv primarily covers movie and television streaming features on Screenrant and, time and again, also writes about long-running franchises like The Karate Kid, Top Gun, and Rocky. He spends weekends watching the latest television shows and movies to stay abreast of the ever-changing streaming landscapes and trends.

Favorite Media

When Dhruv is not catching up with streaming television and movies, he loves exploring indie horror cinema. Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are his favorite director-duo, and their work in The Endless, Spring, and Resolution inspires him to write. He also keeps revisiting Mike Flanagan's creations and believes that Midnight Mass is one of the best horror shows of all time.

Timothee Chalamet as Willy Wonka and Hugh Grant as Oompa Loompa in Wonka 1
Wonka's Hugh Grant Oompa-Loompa Casting Controversy Explained

Despite being a potentially promising take on Roald Dahl's novel, Wonka has stirred some major controversies by casting Hugh Grant as an Oompa Loompa.

Stephen King Had The Weirdest Criticism Of The Shawshank Redemption's Big Twist 1
Stephen King Had The Weirdest Criticism Of The Shawshank Redemption's Big Twist

Stephen King has often lauded The Shawshank Redemption movie, but the King of Horror seems to have one weird complaint about the movie's big twist.

Neon Genesis Evangalion, Berserk, and Samurai Champloo 1
10 Live-Action Anime Adaptations Hollywood Needs To Make

Most anime are better off without Hollywood live-action adaptations but a few have all the ingredients to traverse well to the live-action medium.

Pete Davidson as Mirage in Transformers: Rise of the Beasts 1
Who Voices Mirage In Transformers Rise of the Beasts

Mirage is among the leading characters of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. Here's everything about which actor voices him and how he landed the role.

Bruce Lee in Fist of Fury and the real martial artist Huo Yuanjia. 1
Was Bruce Lee's Most Iconic Hero Real? Martial Arts True Story Explained

Since the inception of his acting career, Bruce has played many roles in movies, but his most iconic hero seems too realistic to be wholly fictional.

Ralph Fiennes as Chef Julian with The Menu's Cheeseburger 1
The Menu's Cheeseburger Explained

Out of all the courses of meals that Chef Julian serves to his guests in The Menu, the supplemental cheeseburger proves to have the most significance.

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Mickey and Fiona Rene as Gloria in The Lincoln Lawyer 1
The Lincoln Lawyer (2022)
What Happens To Glory Days In The Lincoln Lawyer Season 2 - Will Fiona Rene's Character Return?

Glory Days' arc in The Lincoln Lawyer season 2 part 1 ends on an ambiguous note, leaving audiences curious whether she will return in the next season.

Sam and Miguel in Cobra Kai 1
Cobra Kai
Daniel's Karate Kid History Means Cobra Kai Season 6 Must Break Up Its Original Couple

Daniel's torrid relationship history from school suggests that Cobra Kai season 6 should finally break off the relationship of its original couple.

8 Bumblebee Changes The Transformers Movies Have Made Since Michael Bay Left 1
8 Major Ways The Transformers Have Changed Bumblebee Since Michael Bay Left

Here is a detailed rundown of all the ways in which Bumblebee has changed since Michael Bay's departure from the live-action Transformers movies.

Jake Sully and his Toruk Makto in Avatar 1
Why Jake Sully's Flying Toruk Beast Isn't In Avatar 2

Despite being one of the primary drivers of Jake Sully's narrative in Avatar 1, the Toruk does not appear in his Avatar 2 storyline - here's why.

Rob Lowe as Sam Seaborn in The West Wing 1
The West Wing (1999)
Why Rob Lowe’s Sam Seaborn Left The West Wing In Season 4

Here is why despite being one of the major characters in The West Wing's initial seasons, Rob Lowe’s Sam Seaborn left the NBC series after season 4.

Cillian Murphy as Jim and Naomie Harris as Selena in 28 Days Later 1
28 Years Later Would Finally Justify Danny Boyle's Controversial 28 Days Later Ending Change

28 Years Later could finally justify why Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later did not feature the far superior alternate ending in its final theatrical cut.

Unmade Transformers Prequel Would Have Set Up A G.I. Joe Crossover 8 Years Earlier 1
Unmade Transformers Prequel Would Have Set Up A G.I. Joe Crossover 8 Years Earlier

An unmade Transformers prequel created the perfect setup for a G.I. Joe and Transformers crossover, 8 years before Transformers: Rise of the Beats.

Cobra Kai Saved Mr. Miyagi's Karate Kid Legacy After 30 Years Of Bad Movies 1
Cobra Kai
Cobra Kai Saved Mr. Miyagi's Karate Kid Legacy After 30 Years Of Bad Movies

Some of the bad installments of the Karate Kid movies may have tainted Mr. Miyagi's karate legacy, but Cobra Kai is now saving it 30 years later.

Where Was Happiness For Beginners Filmed? All Filming Locations Explained 1
Where Was Happiness For Beginners Filmed? All Filming Locations Explained

While walking audiences through the cathartic self-discovery journey of Helen, Netflix's Happiness for Beginners features many real-world locations.

Bradely Cooper in American Sniper, Michael B. Jordan in Without Remorse, and Mark Walhberg in Lone Survivor 1
9 Best Navy SEAL Movies, Ranked

Here's a list of the best Navy SEAL movies that perfectly encapsulate the sheer will, courage, and heroism it takes to be a part of the special force.

Dave Bautista as Leonard in Knock at the Cabin 1
Where Knock At The Cabin Was Filmed - Can You Visit The Real Life Cabin?

As its title suggests, Knock at the Cabin unfolds in & around a cabin - but is its central cabin a real location or was it created on the movie's set?

Light from Death Note brooding in the rain. 1
Death Note: 10 Saddest Things About Light Yagami

Light is the villain of Death Note - and a serious serial killer, at that. But there are times when we still feel sorry for him.

Grace and White Widow in Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part 1 1
Mission Impossible 7 Makes A Critical Mask Mistake That No One Noticed

Mission: Impossible 7 brews a compelling action drama that barely leaves any stone unturned, which makes it strange how the film makes a mask mistake.

Josh Hartnett in Oppenheimer and Pearl Harbor 1
Oppenheimer Brings Josh Hartnett's Career Full Circle 22 Years Later

With Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer, Josh Hartnett's acting career has come full circle, given how he had worked on a similar movie 22 years ago.

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