Actress-director Konkona Sen Sharma is set to make a web series on the life of Arati Das, also known as Miss Shefali, the young Bengali girl who was called ‘Queen of Cabaret’ in Kolkatta during the 1960s and 70s.
Konkona Sen Sharma seen in an Anavila saree and Amrapali earrings at the 21st Gollapudi Srinivas National Award where she received the debut director award for A Death in the Gunj.
Actress and now filmmaker, Konkona Sen Sharma, refuses to look at her mother, Aparna Sen, as competition. Speaking to PTI News, Konkona said that these comparisons were always made up by journalists.
Actress Konkona Sen Sharma’s directorial venture, A Death in the Gunj, opened to a rousing response at the Toronto International Film Festival(TIFF) where it premiered on September 9. The film, which has already garnered international acclaim, will be the opening film at the 18th edition of Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, which will begin on 21 October, 2016.
The trailer of actors Bhumi Pednekar and Konkona Sen Sharma starrer Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare has dropped now. The comedy-drama will premiere on Netflix on September 18. The film deals with two rebellious cousins on their journey to seek independence and freedom to embrace their desires. Set in Greater Noida, the film reportedly celebrates womanhood and talks about several social stigmas.
Babloo (Jaideep Ahlawat) tells Lipakshi (Fatima Sana Shaikh) that he loved someone else, this is a marriage of convenience, a business deal and avows that there’ll never be an offspring to present to his father.Bharti (Konkona Sen Sharma bringing the butch) is a “craftsman” among machine-men according to her Brahmin boss who recruits a woman from his caste – Aditi Rao Hydari’s Priya Sharma – for the data operator job that Bharti was eyeing.
The CBFC has refused to give a censor certificate to Lipstick Under my Burkha. The film directed by Alankrita Shrivastava, starring Konkona Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, Aahana Kumra and Plabita Borthakur, follows four women as they search for a little freedom in their lives.
Fatima Sana Shaikh, the Hindi actor who was last seen in Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari, will be seen in the Hindi-language adaption of the award-winning 2017 Tamil film Aruvi.
Hindi romantic drama Sir, starring Tillotama Shome and Vivek Gomber, will release theatrically on November 13, Shome announced on Twitter on Tuesday.
Actors Vikrant Massey, Sanya Malhotra, and Bobby Deol are set to star in the upcoming crime thriller Love Hostel.
Actor Taapsee Pannu wrapped up shooting on Thursday for her upcoming murder mystery film Haseen Dillruba, co-starring Vikrant Massey and directed by Vinil Mathew.
The trailer of director Anurag Basu’s upcoming dark anthology comedy film Ludo released on Monday. The film, set to premiere on Netflix on November 12, stars Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Rohit Saraf, Pearle Maaney and Inayat Verma in pivotal roles.
Actor Bhumi Pednekar and Rajkummar Rao starrer Badhaai Do will go on the floors from January 2021. Pednekar took to Twitter on Sunday to make the announcement.
On July 15, several Bollywood celebrities took to social media to release videos and boomerangs (videos on Instagram) of themselves waiting to announce something significant but refraining from doing so while shouting out loud the words ‘Come On Netflix’. Their posts also carried the words as a hashtag which went viral piquing the curiosity of Twitterati and people on the ‘Gram. Netflix also put out a tweet with three of the zipped mouth emojis and the hashtag.
Following the tragic death of George Floyd, people, celebrities, politicians, and influencers from across the world have been standing in solidarity with the African American community and the Black Lives Matter movement. While protests broke out in various parts of the United States, people across the world have used their social media platforms to convey their messages of solidarity and have been using the hashtag ‘Black Lives Matter’. Twitter had also given the hashtag an emoji to accompany it.
Shreya’s voice adds to the grandeur of the mise en scène. ‘Ghoomar’ features in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat which starred Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and Aditi Rao Hydari in lead roles.A breezy romantic number that’s still a part of every ‘Romantic Songs’ playlist. ‘Munbe Vaa En Anbe Vaa’ features in TN Krishna’s Sillunu Oru Kadhal which starred Suriya, Jyothika, and Vadivelu in lead roles.
Rakesh Maria, the former Mumbai Police Commissioner and the Maharashtra ATS chief, who earned a reputation after cracking numerous high profile cases, including the 1993 blasts and interrogating Ajmal Kasab, is set to have a show based on his life that will be directed by Meghna Gulzar.
He has a wide reach across the country, including the South,” says Akarsh, who hopes the film’s diverse non-Bollywood cast will work in its favour.The film treads a route that Bollywood has rarely covered – through the picturesque Western Ghats to Kochi, where the ancient and modern co-exist, a city close to Akarsh’s heart.
Michael Scott, famous for making films based on Christian faith under his Pure Flix banner, announced that he would soon make a film based on the Thai cave incident. The incident has also inspired Bollywood duo Abbas-Mustan – the directors have reportedly tied up with the producers of the 2016 Korean film, Tunnel, for its Hindi adaptation.
From Manikchand to Jio, Filmfare Awards has not lost its appeal despite the numerous claims that these awards functions are fixed. It is by far the biggest awards function in India. This year, though the nominations sparked some outrage, the final awards went to some of the most deserving talents of Bollywood.
Many Bollywood celebrities make it a point to stay away from awards functions as they call it a sham, where merit is ignored that saleability and nepotism are given more importance. However, the winners of last night’s Filmfare awards have surprisingly been a melange of some really good talents and films.
Anaarkali Of Aarah, where Swara Bhaskar repeats an equally convincing performance after last year’s Nil Battey Sannata, shows that no matter how many times you scream it, no matter what language you spell it out in, and across caste, creed and level of education, there’s one simple message that many people don’t seem to get – ‘No means No’. And, that is why the film hits home. And, hits home hard.
The annual Star Screen Awards took place on December 3, attended by scores of Bollywood celebrities. The event included a flurry of activities, performances, and the much-loved ‘Red Carpet’ moments apart from the award ceremony.
Filmmakers like Hansal Mehta, Q and Chaitanya Tamhane, who supported us from the beginning, have become acclaimed filmmakers. There are many people who came here first with their short film, and then went on to make acclaimed feature films.Cinephiles and independent filmmakers flock to Dharamshala, a town that houses the headquarters of the Tibetan government in Exile, and also the venue of DIFF (Dharamshala International Film Festival).