Free Press Journal
  • Vidya Balan says, Women I play on screen are an extension of me

    Mumbai: Vidya Balan picked powerful women characters even before “female-centric cinema” became mainstream in Bollywood and the actor, who has pioneered a change in the concept of the Hindi film heroine in the last decade, says her choices are often guided by her personal experiences.

  • Lucky to observe Vidya Balan act: Pallavi Sharda

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Pallavi Sharda wasn’t intimidated while working with Vidya Balan in upcoming film “Begum Jaan” and says she observed the “Kahaani” star a lot on sets.

  • Bollywood movies: Ending on a high note!

    How often have you gone to the theatre and come out feeling incomplete? As if something didn’t fit, like all the hoopla ended in a damp squib… Hoping it could have ended differently… And yet, there are many times you might have come out thinking, ‘Wow, I didn’t expect that!’ Since we are all about counting our blessings, this December, let’s go with the goodies the movies had in store for us… We aren’t

  • Vidya Balan turns Durga Rani Singh for Kahaani 2

    Her role of a pregnant woman in Kahaani had bagged her several accolades. Returning to the silver-screen as the protagonist of yet another ‘kahaani’ is Vidya Balan and this time around she is Durga Rani Singh.

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    Vidya Balan praises ‘Begum Jaan’ director

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan has praised her “Begum Jaan” director Srijit Mukherji, thanking him for being an embodiment of “single-minded focus”.

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    Audience has evolved: Vidya 

    Ace actress Vidya Balan believes that the audience has evolved with their taste of films and the variety of films are to be credited for it. The KAHAANI actress has always been known to taking up bold films like KAHAANI, THE DIRTY PICTURE and HUMAARI ADHURI KAHAANI. Her choices have always upped the game for other actresses. A pioneer on women centric films, Vidya thinks the audience has changed a lot and

  • Don’t think there is need to resurrect my career: Vidya

    She was at the top of her game a few years back with films like “The Dirty Picture”, “Kahaani” and then came a phase where her films did not do well, but actress Vidya Balan says she doesn’t feel the need to resurrect her career.

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    Nervous to work with Naseersaab again: Vidya

    Applauded for her performances in THE DIRTY PICTURE, PAA, KAHAANI and many other films, Vidya Balan is all set to work with Naseeruddin Shah yet again for the film BEGUM JAAN.

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    People feel thrillers don’t have repeat value: Sujoy Ghosh

    Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, who is busy promoting his forthcoming film “Te3n”, says many people feel that thrillers don’t have a repeat value. While Bollywood is mostly known for making romantic films, Ghosh said there is a “misconception” regarding thrillers.

  • ‘Kahaani 2’ was meant to happen with me and Sujoy: Vidya Balan

    New Delhi: Their brief fall-out after “Kahaani” put a question on the future of the sequel but Vidya Balan and Sujoy Ghosh reunited for part two and the actress says the movie was probably destined to happen with them.

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    Nawazuddin open to doing slap-stick comedy

    Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui has earned the tag of an intense actor courtesy films like “Gangs of Wasseypur”, “Liar’s Dice” and “The Lunchbox”, but the actor says he would love to feature in a slap-stick comedy.

  • ‘Kahaani 2’ to release on Nov 25

    New Delhi: Four years post ‘Kahaani,’ the sequel ‘Kahaani 2’ is set to release on November 25.

  • Amitabh and Vidya Balan’s first look from TE3N

    A typical Sujoy Ghosh film, TE3N surely looks great from its first look. Known to deliver a successful woman centric thriller like KAHAANI, Sujoy excels in portraying the realities of life. And from the first look of his upcoming film TE3N, Sujoy seems to be playing the right cards yet again.

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    Women are not  taking crap anymore”

    Tanisha Mukerji tells Vanessa Viegas that the best way to empower the women in our country is to get the men to value them!

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    Older actresses now welcomed in industry: Vidya Balan

    Karachi: Vidya Balan recently claimed that the audiences have begun to accept female actors depicting different stages of life, instead of just being an eye candy.