Bollywood actresses going topless for a photo shoot or a good cause have already caused a big stir in the entertainment industry.
Exciting news for all the fans of actor Manoj Bajpayee and Tollywood star actress Samantha Akkineni! On Friday (August 20), 'The Family Man 2' actors Manoj Bajpayee and Samantha Akkineni bagged the Best Actors award at the latest edition of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).
Set in 1999, Hina Khan's Lines chronicles the life of a young girl who is divided by borders with her husband and how she returns to him.
Biswanath Meher, a Sonepur based handloom weaver who had once hogged the headlines across the country by designing hand woven Bandha (tye and dye) saree for Bollywood actresses Aishwarya Rai and Vidya Balan, has once again mesmerized everyone with his artistry, this time with a special saree dedicating to ‘Maa’ (mother).
Short film Natkhat has entered the race for Oscars 2021 in the category of the Best Short Film. Starring Vidya Balan along with child artiste Sanika Patel, the film is about a mother trying to educate her little son about gender equality and challenging the notion of boys will be boys. Natkhat is directed by […]
Kolkata: Bollywood actress Arya Banerjee who acted in several Bollywood films including the critically acclaimed ‘The Dirty Picture’ was found dead at her apartment in south Kolkata on Friday, police said. The police broke open the door of her third floor apartment and found that the body of the 33-year-old woman was lying in the […]
Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan on Tuesday stated that it was unfortunate how the tragic death of Sushant Singh Rajput had become a media circus. She also criticised the media trials of actress Rhea Chakraborty. Vidya’s contention came in response to Telugu actress Lakshmi Manchu’s tweet about Rhea on Monday. Lakshmi had tweeted seeking justice for […]
Bhubaneswar: What could have been a better way to encourage the weaver of the Sambalpuri saree recently worn by actress Vidya Balan during e-promotion of ‘Shakuntala Devi’, than to dedicate the funds generated from online auction to him? Apparently, with the amount of love that poured in for this elegant hand-woven Mathematical Equation Saree after […]
Bhubaneswar: Remember the Sambalpuri saree worn by actress Vidya Balan for promotion of her recently launched movie Shankuntala Devi? Well the elegant hand-woven Shri Ganeet saree can be yours as it is now up for sale through an e-auction. Utkalamrita, a brand of Sabat Exports Pvt Ltd informed that the bidding process has already begun […]
Bhubaneswar: Known for her experiments with Sarees, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan again stunned people with a specially designed Sambalpuri Bandha (tie & dye) silk saree to promote her movie ‘Shakuntala Devi,’ which will premiere on Amazon Prime Video platform today. The ‘mathematical equation’ saree which has been leaving the netizens in awe was hand-woven by […]
Vidya Balan is one actress who has always loved to do women-centric movies. Be it Dirty Pictures or No One Killed Jessica, all the roles portrayed by the actress were meaningful and showcased a strong woman’s character. Even her debut movie Parineeta opposite Saif Ali Khan revolved around her character and proved that Vidya Balan […]
Vidya Balan is currently busy promoting her upcoming movie based on the life of the Indian mathematics genius Shakuntala Devi. Known for doing women-centric movies, the actress has an enviable career-graph and a major blockbuster “Mission Mangal” in 2019 under her belt. Although the movie also had superstar Akshay Kumar in the lead it was […]
Bollywood actors and actresses have to remain fit and look good all the time. Rather it is an important part of being in entertainment industry. Many times these actors have to bulk up for a particular look and then lose weight to look lean and slim in another movie. For example, Priyanka Chopra had to […]
Film: “Mission Mangal”; Cast: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari; Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi; H.G. Dattatreya; Direction: Jagan Shakti; Rating: **& 1/2 (two and half stars) Going to Mars is about as much of a challenge as chomping on a Mars chocolate bar — at least, that’s the impression “Mission Mangal” […]
Mumbai: With the Hindi film industry condemning the Pulwana terror attack and not releasing films in Pakistan besides banning all Pakistani artistes from working in India, National award-winning actress Vidya Balan on Friday said a strong stand needs to be taken this time. “Though I have always believed that art should be kept away from […]
Mumbai: When size zero became a buzzword for Bollywood, actress Vidya Balan broke the stereotype around a conventional Bollywood heroine’s look by proudly flaunting her curvaceous figure in Milan Luthria’s directorial film “The Dirty Picture”. As the film, which was based on the life of adult film star Silk Smitha, has completed seven years on […]
Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan says the film industry needs to come together to try and put a stop to piracy, which continues to hamper the entertainment business. “I am happy to be part of this important initiative for the film industry. All of us need to come together and work towards putting a stop to […]
Mumbai: Vidya Balan-starrer Tumhari Sulu will soon air on the small screen, and its director Suresh Triveni believes that due to the television premiere of the film, more housewives will feel connected to its protagonist — a housewife and radio jockey. “I think with the television release (premiere) of the film, the story will reach out […]
Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan, who earlier portrayed a sultry avatar of Silk Smitha in “The Dirty Picture”, has returned with her same quirky side. This time as a sari-clad “bhabhi” Sulu in the trailer, released on Saturday, of her upcoming film “Tumhari Sulu”. “Lo aa gayi Sulu (Here comes Sulu) ‘Tumhari Sulu’ trailer,” Vidya posted […]
Mumbai: Actor Vidya Balan, who is one of the board members of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), today said she is enjoying her new role. In August this year, the National Award-winning actor was appointed as part of the reconstituted Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). “I am enjoying being a board member. A […]
Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan says she is “very greedy” when it comes to the performance of her films. The National Award winning actress was present at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela on Saturday, and said: “I want all my films to do well in theatres first and then do good in festivals, I am very […]
Mumbai: National Award-winning actress Vidya Balan has skipped the ongoing Indian Film Festival of Melbourne due to her prior commitments and to celebrate her niece and nephew Ira and Ruhaan’s sixth birthday on Sunday. Vidya, who was appointed as one of the members of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) on Friday, has completed […]
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Rahul Bose along with actress Vidya Balan came together to support the eradication of child sexual abuse (CSA) as Rahul launched “HEAL: NGO against child sexual abuse”. Talking about the initiative on Tuesday evening, Rahul said: “This is one of the causes that we do not want to talk much about but […]
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor-starrer “102 Not Out”, directed by Umesh Shukla, will release on December 1 and will be clashing with Vidya Balan-starrer “Tumhari Sulu”. The film features Amitabh as a 102-year-old and Rishi as his 75-year-old son. The makers aim to wrap up the shoot by July, read a […]
Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan will be conferred with a Doctor of Arts Honoris Causa degree by an Ahmedabad-based institute Rai University to appreciate her contribution to Indian cinema and for her endeavour to bring out the strong side of a woman via the silver screen. Overwhelmed by the honour, the actress hopes to live up […]