DIVYA DUTTA

  • Would love to judge a cookery show on TV: Pooja Bhatt November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: She calls herself a foodie and loves to cook for her loved ones in her free time. Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says she'd love to judge a cookery show on the small screen as long as the quality of cookery shows improves in the country. She believes filming of food...
  • Snapshot: Divya Dutta recalls 'shuruaat ke din', shares a personal photo on Twitter May 22, 2014

    Actress Divya Dutta posted a beautiful picture of hers from her initial days in Bollywood. She captioned it as Shuruaat ke din. The actress can be seen holding a mic and radiantly beaming. The picture which seems to be somewhere around the late 90s, makes it almost difficult...
  • Complete list of winners at IIFA 2014 April 27, 2014

    The 15th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards saw an interesting mix of winners this year. Highlighting the international appeal of India's Bollywood film industry, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards event was held in the US for the first time in Tampa, Florida. Here's a complete list of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Supriya Pathak voted best actress in a supporting role April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood films might revolve around the lead hero and the heroine, but at times it's their onscreen mothers, friends and sisters who steal the show with their nuanced performances. They might not be the central character but they definitely make many sit upright and take notice of them....
  • Offered a ticket, but not ready for politics: Divya Dutta March 27, 2014

    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. I...
  • Divya Dutta got scared watching 'Ragini MMS 2' March 27, 2014

    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 few...
  • 'Train To Pakistan' actors remember Khushwant Singh fondly March 24, 2014

    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 a key...
  • Samvidhaan: Watch the first episode of Shyam Benegal's TV show March 3, 2014

    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 March 1, 2014

    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' is...
  • To be felicitated by Prime Minister was a cherished moment: Divya Dutta February 21, 2014

    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 Parliament...
  • Sunny Leone to teach basic cinema etiquette to movie buffs February 17, 2014

    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' February 14, 2014

    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' February 13, 2014

    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 February 13, 2014

    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, it's like...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actress in a Supporting Role January 24, 2014

    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 December 27, 2013

    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 noncommercial outings. IANS takes a look (in alphabetical order...
  • Divya Dutta thanks Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra for her role in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' October 28, 2013

    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 happy...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' deserved berth for Oscars: Divya Dutta September 30, 2013

    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 Akhtar...
  • Divya Dutta is ready to do an 'unconventional' item number July 21, 2013

    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 been...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' review: Too long to leave a lasting impression July 12, 2013

    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 July 12, 2013

    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 'Dilli6'. 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 June 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta feels the brothersister 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...
  • Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: Divya Dutta makes Farhan cry with her performance June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta's powerpacked 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 me cry...
  • I am planning to direct films in the future: Divya Dutta June 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, who has proved herself as an actor with movies like 'VeerZaara' and 'Delhi6', 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 dons the...
  • I am not scared of being typecast: Divya Dutta June 22, 2013

    Mumbai: As the compassionate helper Shabbo in 'VeerZaara' or as the lowercaste Jalebi in 'Delhi6', 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 of...