Divya Dutta

  • Offered a ticket, but not ready for politics: Divya Dutta 27-03-2014 02:05 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, recently seen as a doctor in 'Ragini MMS 2', says she was offered a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha polls but she isn't ready to take the plunge. "I was also offered a seat, but I don't think I am ready for politics right now....
  • Divya Dutta got scared watching 'Ragini MMS 2' 27-03-2014 01:28 PM

    Mumbai: Divya Dutta, who plays a psychiatrist in horror film 'Ragini MMS 2', is intrigued by the fact that she got scared by a film that she is a part of. "I was scared. I am coming from the show (the film's screening) and I closed my eyes in a...
  • 'Train To Pakistan' actors remember Khushwant Singh fondly 24-03-2014 05:54 PM

    Mumbai: Actors Divya Dutta and Rajit Kapur, who starred in the screen adaptation of Khushwant Singh's 'Train To Pakistan', have fond memories of the late journalist and writer, who died in the capital last week. He passed away quietly at his residence March 20. He was 99. Divya, who played...
  • Samvidhaan: Watch the first episode of Shyam Benegal's TV show 03-03-2014 12:18 PM

    The first episode of Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal's TV show 'The Story of the Making of the Constitution of India - Samvidhaan' was telecast on Rajya Sabha channel on March 2. 'Samvidhaan' is a series which will sketch the making of the Indian constitution. The show stars Dalip Tahil, Divya...
  • Correct time to bring TV show 'Samvidhaan', says Shyam Benegal 01-03-2014 04:06 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal's TV show 'The Story of the Making of the Constitution of India - Samvidhaan' will depict the difference between the way debates were conducted in the parliament post Independence, and the way they take place now. He says "it is something to learn from". 'Samvidhaan'...
  • To be felicitated by Prime Minister was a cherished moment: Divya Dutta 21-02-2014 02:53 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Divya Dutta recently met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the screening of Shyam Benegal's 'Samvidhaan - The Making of the Constitution of India'. It turned out to be a cherishable moment for her. "What an honour to be a part of Shyam Benegal's 'Samvidhaan', screened at the...
  • Sunny Leone to teach basic cinema etiquette to movie buffs 17-02-2014 04:01 PM

    Actress Sunny Leone, who will soon be seen in 'Ragini MMS - 2' is leaving no stone unturned to promote her film. No, she isn't dropping in at the popular malls and halls to reach out to fans. Instead, the makers of 'Ragini MMS 2' have thought of releasing her...
  • Divya Dutta plays psychologist in 'Ragini MMS 2' 14-02-2014 10:54 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, who won accolades for her performance in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', will be seen as a psychologist in Sunny Leone starrer 'Ragini MMS 2'. Sunny and Divya shot together for four days and became good friends. Sunny even paid her a compliment that she was too attractive...
  • Divya Dutta plays psychologist in 'Ragini MMS 2' 13-02-2014 05:07 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, who won accolades for her performance in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', will be seen as a psychologist in Sunny Leone starrer 'Ragini MMS 2'. Sunny and Divya shot together for four days and became good friends. Sunny even paid her a compliment that she was attractive to...
  • 'Ragini MMS 2' is more commercial than its prequel: Sunny Leone 13-02-2014 12:24 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone, who stars in 'Ragini MMS 2', says the movie is more commercial in nature than the first film. "There is a huge difference (between 'Ragini MMS' and 'Ragini MMS 2')," Sunny said here Wednesday at the launch of the song 'Babydoll'. "The first part looks real,...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actress in a Supporting Role 24-01-2014 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • 2013: 8 actresses who stole the show in supporting roles 27-12-2013 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood is a man's world, they say. But female screen scorchers like Deepika Padukone and Sonakshi Sinha surprised the audiences and critics with their performances this year, while others like Nimrat Kaur and Huma Qureshi impressed with their finesse in non-commercial outings. IANS takes a look (in alphabetical...
  • Divya Dutta thanks Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra for her role in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' 28-10-2013 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Actress Divya Dutta has received a lot of love from fans for her role of Ishri Kaur in biopic 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' and she is grateful to director Omprakash Mehra for giving her the opportunity. The actress, who plays Farhan Akhtar's character Milkha Singh's sister, experienced yet another...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' deserved berth for Oscars: Divya Dutta 30-09-2013 03:31 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, seen in a key role in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's biopic 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' feels the film deserved to be shortlisted as India's official entry to the Academy Awards this year. 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is based on the life of former athlete Milkha Singh and featured Farhan...
  • Divya Dutta is ready to do an 'unconventional' item number 21-07-2013 11:38 AM

    New Delhi: Critically acclaimed actress Divya Dutta, who has been amassing praise galore for her act in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', is now ready to groove to an 'unconventional' item number in an upcoming film. Divya is going to perfect her moves for an item song, the details of which have...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' review: Too long to leave a lasting impression 12-07-2013 11:21 PM

    Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Pavan Malhotra, Divya Dutta Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra The problem with adoring, reverential portraits of real people is that they tend to lack objectivity and quickly become boring. It's true of Rang De Basanti director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, an ambitious account of...
  • Working with Farhan Akhtar was extraordinary: Divya Dutta 12-07-2013 05:13 PM

    Actress Divya Dutta will be seen in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's biopic on the legendary athlete Milkha Singh after working with the filmmaker earlier in 'Dilli-6'. The movie is about Milkha Singh's determination and courageous spirit as an athlete. 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' features Sonam Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar along with Divya...
  • I am playing Farhan's sister in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag': Divya 30-06-2013 10:46 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta feels the brother-sister equation between her and Farhan Akhtar in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' will make people take note of the deep emotional bond, rarely captured in Bollywood these days. Divya will be seen in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's biopic on the legendary athlete Milkha Singh after working...
  • Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: Divya Dutta makes Farhan cry with her performance 26-06-2013 05:05 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta's power-packed performance in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' made film's protagonist Farhan Akhtar emotional. Divya, 35, who is playing Farhan's sister in Milkha Singh's biopic, received accolades for her performance from Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi during the film's private screening. "I have never cried but you made...
  • I am planning to direct films in the future: Divya Dutta 24-06-2013 03:29 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, who has proved herself as an actor with movies like 'Veer-Zaara' and 'Delhi-6', says she now wants to try her hands at film direction. "I would love to direct films and it's certainly on the cards," Divya told IANS. However, there's still some time before she...
  • I am not scared of being typecast: Divya Dutta 22-06-2013 03:01 PM

    Mumbai: As the compassionate helper Shabbo in 'Veer-Zaara' or as the lower-caste Jalebi in 'Delhi-6', actress Divya Dutta has proved her versatility time and again with strong roles. She says it's not as though she is scared of being typecast. "I believe in my roles and I am not scared...
  • If you endure abuse for the first time, you are a victim: Pooja Bhatt 14-06-2013 06:20 PM

    Mumbai: Many independent women suffer physical and emotional abuse in a relationship and actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says there is no simple answer to it, but your silence the first time sets the tone and tenor for your relationship, while Gul Panag feels they tolerate abuse because of emotional vulnerability. Here...
  • Gippi: 5 over-exploited plots often seen in teenage films 10-05-2013 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood has had its own share of teenage dramas. From Jaya Bachchan's 'Guddi' to Karan Johar's latest offering 'Gippi', the teenage drama have been given a new twist with each passing decade, but there are a few age-old formulas that make it to most of the teenage films....
  • Have made the film 'Gippi' for love, not for money: Sonam Nair 10-05-2013 04:31 PM

    Director Sonam Nair joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her new film 'Gippi'. Q. Why you tried to explore this type of movies..movies on teenage are hardly made in Bollywood? Asked by: Kabirr A. I think teen years are the best years of our lives, and also the most...
  • Karan Johar's 'Gippi': Tweet Review 10-05-2013 01:42 PM

    New Delhi: Director Sonam Nair's 'Gippi' is about a teenage girl Gurpreet Kaur (Riya Vij) who is not comfortable in tackling the issues related to adolescence. She is unable to cope up with peer pressure and the pressure to look slim and smart in worldly senses. Divya Dutta is playing...
  • Friday Release: I saw myself in 'Gippi', says Divya Dutta 09-05-2013 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: Sonam Nair's debut directorial venture 'Gippi' is all set to hit the screens on May 10. Riya Vij is playing the character of Gippi while Divya Dutta will be seen as Gippi's mother Pappi. Divya describes her role, "Hindi films limit the roles to good or bad or...