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Tag of unconventional heroine is no more: Divya Dutta

National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta, who has been appreciated for "Music Teacher", says she is choosing scripts wisely as the tags of "unconventional heroine" and "character actor" have finally gone from the psyche of the film fraternity.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui joins NO LAND’S MAN

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui who recently starred in PHOTOGRAPH which featured in Sundance and Berlin film festival this year will be next seen in Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's NO LAND'S MAN.

Nawazuddin is not affected by box office collections

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been praised for his portrayal of Bal Thackeray in THACKERAY, but the movie, based on late Shiv Sena supremo who had a controversial political career, has been slammed by some critics for being biased. The critically acclaimed actor says Indian audiences do not like to see the protagonist in shades of grey and that if only the negative side of the protagonist is reflected on the big screen, this will severly impact the box office.
 

Nawazuddin talks about MANTO’s debacle

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who stars as Saadat Haasan Manto expresses his views on the neighboring country's non acceptance of MANTO. 

Ila Arun: I was never away from Bollywood

Actress-singer Ila Arun, who has featured in films such as LAMHE, JODHAA AKBAR, SHAADI KE SIDE EFFECTS and BEGUM JAAN and did a cameo in MANTO, says she was never away from Bollywood. On the contrary, she is doing much more work in tinsel town than ever.

Ila Arun: I was never away from Bollywood

Actress-singer Ila Arun, who has featured in films such as LAMHE, JODHAA AKBAR, SHAADI KE SIDE EFFECTS and BEGUM JAAN and did a cameo in MANTO, says she was never away from Bollywood. On the contrary, she is doing much more work in tinsel town than ever.

Rasika Dugal to do show on forgotten authors of India

Actress Rasika Dugal aims to do a series on the forgotten authors of India and says it is important that their thoughts and stories be kept alive with the youth of the country.

Rasika Dugal to do show on forgotten authors of India

Actress Rasika Dugal aims to do a series on the forgotten authors of India and says it is important that their thoughts and stories be kept alive with the youth of the country.

Nawazuddin makes a surprising statement for Rajkumar Hirani

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who featured in a bit role in Rajkumar Hirani's MUNNA BHAI MBBS, says he never expected the filmmaker to become so "great" all over the world.

Nawazuddin makes a surprising statement for Rajkumar Hirani

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who featured in a bit role in Rajkumar Hirani's MUNNA BHAI MBBS, says he never expected the filmmaker to become so "great" all over the world.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui: ‘MANTO’ had really bad distribution

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who was last seen onscreen in "MANTO", says that the distribution of Nandita Das' directorial film was really bad and because of which it was not able to do good business at the box-office.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui: ‘MANTO’ had really bad distribution

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who was last seen onscreen in "MANTO", says that the distribution of Nandita Das' directorial film was really bad and because of which it was not able to do good business at the box-office.

Bollywood Box Office Report Of The Week: 27th September 2018

This Friday will witness quite a variety- Yash Raj Films’ Varun-Anushka starrer SUI DHAGA- MADE IN INDIA, Vishal Bhardwaj Picture Pvt. Ltd.’s PATAAKHA, Siddharth Roy Kapur and Ronnie Screwvala’s PIHU as well as Himashu Yadav directed FALSAFA. As is obvious, the front runner is going to be SUI DHAGA which will witness a slow to decent start as it is not a usual commercial pot-boiler but should pick up later on, followed by PATAAKHA which aims for the hinterland (especially Punjab, Haryana, Western UP).

 

 

MANTO’s morning shows cancelled; Nandita Das disappointed

There was no first day, first show for Nandita Das' MANTO in several cities in India, and that left the actress-filmmaker "hugely disappointed".

MANTO’s morning shows cancelled; Nandita Das disappointed

There was no first day, first show for Nandita Das' MANTO in several cities in India, and that left the actress-filmmaker "hugely disappointed".

MANTO Movie Review : UNFORGETTABLE!!

Nandita Das MANTO is a near masterpiece that ingeniously coins the life and the literature of Saadat Hasan Manto to an everlasting effect where Nawazuddin Siddiqui gives his career best. 

Bollywood Box Office Report Of The Week: 20th September 2018

This  week  will  once  again  witness  bunched  releases  in  the  form  of  Shree  Narayan  Singh’s   Shahid-Shraddha  starrer,  BATTI  GUL  METER  CHALU,  Nandita  Das  directed  Nawazuddin starrer,  MANTO,  Richa Chadha and Neil  Nitin Mukesh’s  ISHQERIA,  GAME  PAISA  LADKI,  PAKHI  etc, to  name  a  few.  Only  BATTI  GUL  METER  CHALU  has  chances  of  scoring,  especially  in  the  North  and  the  hinterland  with  MANTO  earning  critical  acclaims   and  some  patronage  from  elite  audience,   while  the  rest  will  find  the  going  tough. 

Rasika Dugal meets Manto’s family

Rasika Dugal feels happy to meet Manto's family. 

Rasika Dugal meets Manto’s family

Rasika Dugal feels happy to meet Manto's family. 

Divya Dutta goes bold for the most controversial story of MANTO

Nandita Das’ MANTO has been getting rave reviews from the people who have seen the film and one of the most talked about the fact from the film is the guest appearances from many actors like Divya Dutta, Ranvir Shorey, Gurdaas Maan, Paresh Rawal and Rishi Kapoor to name a few.

Divya Dutta goes bold for the most controversial story of MANTO

Nandita Das’ MANTO has been getting rave reviews from the people who have seen the film and one of the most talked about the fact from the film is the guest appearances from many actors like Divya Dutta, Ranvir Shorey, Gurdaas Maan, Paresh Rawal and Rishi Kapoor to name a few.

When Rasika betrayed Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Actress Rasika Dugal says that her MANTO co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui felt betrayed as she got paid for working in the forthcoming film. 

When Rasika betrayed Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Actress Rasika Dugal says that her MANTO co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui felt betrayed as she got paid for working in the forthcoming film. 

Nandita trying to get Manto’s daughters to India for premiere

Acclaimed actress-filmmaker Nandita Das is trying to get late Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto's daughters, Nighat Patel, Nuzhat Arshad and Nusrat Jalal, to India for the premiere of her film MANTO.

Nandita trying to get Manto’s daughters to India for premiere

Acclaimed actress-filmmaker Nandita Das is trying to get late Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto's daughters, Nighat Patel, Nuzhat Arshad and Nusrat Jalal, to India for the premiere of her film MANTO.

Nandita Das: Manto’s many grey shades make him interesting

Actress-director-writer Nandita Das' film MANTO, a biographical account of Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto's life in post-Independence India, was premiered at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival.

Nawazuddin: I don’t care about any of the trappings of showbiz

Nawazuddin Siddiqui doesn't care about any of the trappings of showbiz. 

Nawazuddin: I don’t care about any of the trappings of showbiz

Nawazuddin Siddiqui doesn't care about any of the trappings of showbiz. 

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s INSPIRING words for LGBT Community

On 6th September, 2018, the Supreme Court of India decriminalized Section 377 and legalized homosexuality.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s INSPIRING words for LGBT Community

On 6th September, 2018, the Supreme Court of India decriminalized Section 377 and legalized homosexuality.

Tahir Raj Bhasin signs Nitesh Tiwari’s next

Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin has landed a role in "DANGAL" director Nitesh Tiwari's yet untitled coming-of-age film about friendship, heartbreak and ones own definition of success.

Tahir Raj Bhasin signs Nitesh Tiwari’s next

Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin has landed a role in "DANGAL" director Nitesh Tiwari's yet untitled coming-of-age film about friendship, heartbreak and ones own definition of success.

Nawazuddin likes getting appreciated only from smart people

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he prefers getting appreciation from people who are intelligent, educated and experts in the field.

Nawazuddin likes getting appreciated only from smart people

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he prefers getting appreciation from people who are intelligent, educated and experts in the field.

Was to good to be true: Rasika on bagging ‘MANTO’

For actress Rasika Dugal, the way Nandita Das's upcoming film "MANTO" landed in her lap, was too good to be true.

Was to good to be true: Rasika on bagging ‘MANTO’

For actress Rasika Dugal, the way Nandita Das's upcoming film "MANTO" landed in her lap, was too good to be true.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui masters another onscreen transformation with MANTO

Netflix's highly anticipated show 'SACRED GAMES' is already the talk of the town and audiences have been raving about Nawazuddin Siddiqui's nuanced portrayal of a gangster, Ganesh Gaitonde,  ever since.

 

Nawazuddin Siddiqui masters another onscreen transformation with MANTO

Netflix's highly anticipated show 'SACRED GAMES' is already the talk of the town and audiences have been raving about Nawazuddin Siddiqui's nuanced portrayal of a gangster, Ganesh Gaitonde,  ever since.

 

Sameer Dixit and Jatish Varma set for a digital eye – opener

DARNA MARNA HAI director associates with this promising movie producers

Tillotama Shome: Being typecast as ‘maid’ did me good

Tillotama Shome finds it a "poetic joke" that perhaps life has come full circle for her from playingAlice the maid in MONSOON WEDDING (2001) to essaying a domestic help once again as Ratna in SIR (2018). In hindsight, the acclaimed actress says being typecast as a "maid" has done her good.

Tillotama Shome: Being typecast as ‘maid’ did me good

Tillotama Shome finds it a "poetic joke" that perhaps life has come full circle for her from playingAlice the maid in MONSOON WEDDING (2001) to essaying a domestic help once again as Ratna in SIR (2018). In hindsight, the acclaimed actress says being typecast as a "maid" has done her good.

Divya Dutta speaks about her desires… read on

Divya Dutta will be seen in a bold avatar in MANTO, an emotional role in FANNEY KHAN, and will then jump into the comic zone with ABHI TOH PARTY SHURU HUI HAI before returning to her "vulnerable self" for another thriller. The actress says directors don't come to her with the same roles, and she is having a blast fulfilling all her desires as an artiste.

Divya Dutta speaks about her desires… read on

Divya Dutta will be seen in a bold avatar in MANTO, an emotional role in FANNEY KHAN, and will then jump into the comic zone with ABHI TOH PARTY SHURU HUI HAI before returning to her "vulnerable self" for another thriller. The actress says directors don't come to her with the same roles, and she is having a blast fulfilling all her desires as an artiste.

Chitrangada Singh to endorse fashionable female brand

Chitrangada Singh has been roped in to endorse the fashionable female wear segment of hosiery brand Dollar Industries, it was announced on Monday.

Chitrangada Singh to endorse fashionable female brand

Chitrangada Singh has been roped in to endorse the fashionable female wear segment of hosiery brand Dollar Industries, it was announced on Monday.

Nandita Das’ MANTO attracts Sydney

Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das' MANTO, which stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Urdu writer Saadat Hasan MANTO, will be screened at the Sydney Film Festival.

Nandita Das’ MANTO attracts Sydney

Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das' MANTO, which stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Urdu writer Saadat Hasan MANTO, will be screened at the Sydney Film Festival.

Nawazuddin & Rasika look replicas of real life Manto and Safia

Rasika Dugal and Nawazuddin Siddique along with their director, Nandita Das took off to Cannes Rivera last night where their world premiere of their awaited biopic, Manto is set to take place. The film is officially to be screened as a part of the Uncertain Regard category at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival this evening.

Nawazuddin & Rasika look replicas of real life Manto and Safia

Rasika Dugal and Nawazuddin Siddique along with their director, Nandita Das took off to Cannes Rivera last night where their world premiere of their awaited biopic, Manto is set to take place. The film is officially to be screened as a part of the Uncertain Regard category at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival this evening.

Inspired by the works of Manto ASCHARYA F#*K IT trailer is hard-hitting & not for faint-hearted!

The first trailer of ASCHARYA F#*K IT is out, which is inpisred by the works of  famous writer, playwright & author Saadat Hasan Manto, is dark, hard-hitting and not for faint hearted. 

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