Dolly Ahluwalia

  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Maxima Basu-Anju Modi voted Best Costume for 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela' April 23, 2014

    2013 saw a range of colourful ghaghras in Ram Leela, the simple chiffon sarees in Lootera, an interesting fusion in Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola and the Bhaag Milkha Bhaag costumes that revived the memories of yesteryears. All these graceful and lavish outfits set the trend for the rest of...
  • IIFA 2014: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' wins nine technical awards February 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' has won nine nods in the technical categories of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) annual extravaganza, it was announced here Friday. Running laps ahead of the pack, the Milkha Singh biographical has bagged best cinematography (Binod Pradhan), best screenplay (Prasoon Joshi), best dialogue (Prasoon...
  • Dolly Ahluwalia to play 'Mango Dolly' in 'Mad In India' February 1, 2014

    Mumbai: National awardwinning actress Dolly Ahluwalia will tickle the funny bone of audience as 'Mango Dolly' on a reality comedy chat show. The 'Vicky Donor' actress, who juggles between designing costumes and acting, will now be seen on the small screen in upcoming show 'Mad In India' featuring Sunil Grover. "She will...
  • Never thought Gutthi will become so big: Sunil Grover January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Comedian Sunil Grover, who rose to fame with his onscreen character 'Gutthi', never expected to become so famous. He will soon be seen in his own show 'Mad In India' as 'Chutki' and wishes that this too catches on fast. "I want it to be as popular and that...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Costume February 4, 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...
  • SRK, Priyanka share Independence Day thoughts on Twitter August 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Happy August 15! Much like everybody, who is busy commemorating India's 67th Independence Day, celebrities are also in a patriotic mood. And the easiest way for the stars to express their patriotism, gratitude and unconditional love for the nation is by tweeting their thoughts. Here's what your favorite...
  • Why Dolly Ahluwalia is here to stay July 30, 2013

    Dolly Ahluwalia has been a part of the film industry for over two decades now, but it's only recently that this fifty plus actress has started getting her due as an actor. And with Dolly taking centrestage in her latest release, 'Bajate Raho', Mihir Trivedi charts the journey of this...
  • 'Bajatey Raho' review: Alas, it could've been so much better August 2, 2013

    Cast: Dolly Ahluwalia, Ravi Kissen, Tusshar Kapoor, Ranvir Shorey, Brijendra Kala, Vishakha Singh, Vinay Pathak Director: Shashant Shah Fine actors can make poor films just a little bit easier to endure. Nowhere is that more evident than in a film like 'Bajatey Raho'. This comedy, directed by 'Challo Dilli''s Shashant Shah has...
  • Bajatey Raho: Cracking oneliners from the revenge comedy July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Funny is money goes the popular adage. And who else but Indian filmmakers would have realised this better in the last six months. Considering the fact that the first half of 2013 saw the release of 15 comedy films, and many are lined up for the next six...
  • 'Bajatey Raho' Tweet Review: First day, first show July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Whether Shashant A Shah's 'Bajatey Raho', a satire on corruption, will earn the wrath of those who blatantly partake in unscrupulous activities isn't clear. But what's certain is that the lighthearted comedy has managed to create a buzz for its impressive star cast, muchpreferred Delhi setting and an...
  • Friday Release: 5 things to look out for in 'Bajatey Raho' July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: With his upcoming film 'Bajatey Raho', director Shashant A Shah helps the viewers take a journey into the world of mirth. Pegged as India's first revenge comedy, 'Bajatey Raho' deals with a robbery pulled off by a bunch of local criminals Dolly Ahluwalia, Tusshar Kapoor, Ravi Kishan,...
  • 'Bajatey Raho' team mourns Pran's loss, cancels music launch July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: The music of forthcoming film 'Bajatey Raho' was scheduled to be launched here Saturday but the event was postponed as a mark of respect to legendary actor Pran. "Having an event at such a time was out of question and the entire team felt the same. Pran sahab was one...
  • Casting Dolly as heroine in 'Bajatey Raho' wasn't risky: Director July 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Roping in Dolly Ahluwalia as the leading lady for 'Bajatey Raho' didn't entail any risk, says director Shashant Shah and adds that she is running the show. "I was very clear about it. I wanted a very strong woman in the film and I was convinced that Dolly will pull...
  • I enjoy doing real characters: Dolly Ahluwalia June 29, 2013

    Mumbai: After doing 'Vicky Donor' and 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', Dolly Ahluwalia is keen to play real characters on the screen as she cannot be artificial. "As an actor I can't draw lines. I take up every project as a challenge, but the character has to be real. I enjoy doing...
  • Ravi Kishan to play man and woman in 'Bullett Raja' June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ravi Kishan says his role in 'Bullet Raja' will see him donning the garb of a man as well as a woman. "I will be a woman and a man in the film. I can't say much more about it. We have finished shooting for the film," he said. Saif...
  • 'Bajatey Raho' was rewritten many times: Tusshar Kapoor June 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Tusshar Kapoor has tried his hand at a different type of comedy with 'Bajatey Raho' and says the film's team worked really hard on the script of the movie. "I have never worked in any film where the draft was changed so many times, such hard work was put in....
  • First look: Tusshar teams up with Vinay, Ranvir for 'Bajatey Raho' June 18, 2013

    The first trailer of 'Bajatey Raho', which is referred to as India's first ever revenge comedy is finally out. The film stars Tusshar Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, Vishakha Singh, Ravi Kissen and Dolly Ahluwalia. 'Bajatey Raho' is directed by Shashant A Shah and produced by Krishika Lulla & MSM...
  • Anu Kapoor, Dolly Ahluwalia in gratitude for National Award March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Actors Anu Kapoor and Dolly Ahluwalia, who have won the National Awards for best supporting actor and actress respectively, for their quirky roles in 'Vicky Donor', are humbled with the recognition. "This is all thanks to my director (Shoojit Sircar) and my audience for having faith and seeing me...
  • 13 National Film Awards for Malayalam movies March 18, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam films did not win any of major National Film Awards, but they jointly secured 13 awards. The awards were announced in Delhi Monday. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy applauded the efforts of all the awardees for keeping the Malayalam film's flag flying high with 13 awards. The 13 nods include...
  • I credit 'Vicky Donor' team for National Awards: John Abraham March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Little did anyone know that a story about a sperm donor could become a hit at the box office and find critical acclaim too. But John Abraham's debut production 'Vicky Donor', starring a debutant, pulled it off and that too with three National Awards. "I am very happy that...
  • Drinking mom of 'Vicky Donor' is a dress designer April 28, 2012

    Mumbai: She is Indian cinema's leading costume designers, but it is her harried, drinking mother act in 'Vicky Donor' that made Dolly Ahluwalia a household name. 'Vicky Donor' has been getting rave reviews ever since its release - with a scene where Ahluwalia is shown sharing a drink with her...
  • Meet Kamlesh Gill, Vicky Donor's modern 'biji' April 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Vicky Donor could be biased, but he claims Delhi has only two truly modern things - the Metro Rail and his 'biji', who in this case is his paternal grandmother. Utterly unabashed and undoubtedly progressive for her age, 'biji' in Shoojit Sircar's Vicky Donor, played by theatre actress...