JUDI DENCH

  • Judi Dench is like a little girl, who is always laughing and giggling: Lillete Dubey 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In awe with the humble attitude of Hollywood celebrities like Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Richard Gere, actress Lillete Dubey says star system is deeply embedded in Hindi filmdom. After a refreshing change through Hollywood film 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' with a bunch of retired people in lead...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' review: It packs in more than it can comfortably handle in its two-hour running time March 20, 2015

    Director: John Madden Cast: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, David Strathairn, Richard Gere You have to hand it to them; they didn't lie when they titled it 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. This sequel to 2012's surprise hit, about a group of...
  • Tina Desai: My 'Marigold Hotel' co-stars Maggie Smith, Judi Dench defy the stereotype of old age March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: To get to work with masters like Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Richard Gere is no laughing matter and Tina Desai knew it when she took on the role of 'Sunaina' in the first part of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. Since then the actress has...
  • 'Marigold Hotel' actor Judi Dench coping with vision problems March 9, 2015

    Los Angeles: Veteran actress Judi Dench, who is suffering from macular degeneration that can lead to blindness, says she has the typeface enlarged so that she can read scripts. "So, if six of us were coming in to read a sonnet they'd all have one piece of paper and I'd...
  • I truly believe animals are good for the soul, says Judi Dench February 27, 2015

    London: Actress Judi Dench, who has previously cared for four cats, two guinea pigs, 12 water voles, two fish, a hamster and a pair of field mice, says being surrounded by pets is "good for the soul". Dench told Stylist magazine that she has given her "breadstick-sized" goldfish Lazarus the "kiss...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' to premier at British Royal Family Gala December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Tina Desai is elated that her Hollywood project 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' has been chosen to be screened at a gala for Britain's Royal Family next year. The entire cast, including Dev Patel and Tina Desai, will be in attendance at the London gala Feb 17. "It is...
  • I really fancy Judi Dench: Jack O'Connell December 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Jack O'Connell says he fanices actress Judi Dench and adds that she also likes him. Both of them will be seen together in the forthcoming film 'Tulip Fever'. "I fancy her. I really fancy her. I think she fancies me. I bought her a bottle of Moet (champagne) and...
  • Somebody thought I can't become actress: Judi Dench November 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Judi Dench has revealed that a famous person thought she would never succeed in the industry. The legendary British actress, known for her talents and impressive wit both on and off-screen, made an appearance at last week's BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards,reported E!Online. "I've never actually divulged who...
  • Emma Watson, Judi Dench win Britannia awards November 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: British actresses Emma Watson and Dame Judi Dench were two of the six honourees at the annual Britannia Awards. The annual ceremony was hosted by BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills here Thursday evening. Dench was given the Albert "Cubby"...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' trailer: Richard Gere joins the expat residents of the Indian retirement resort August 10, 2014

    The first trailer for director John Madden's sequel to the surprise 2012 boxoffice hit 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' has been released. Simply titled 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', the film promises more adventures with the expat residents of an Indian retirement resort. And we haven't even come to...
  • Jagger, Hawking join big celebrity push to keep Scotland in the UK August 9, 2014

    Reuters: Singer Mick Jagger, actress Judi Dench and scientist Stephen Hawking are among 200 British stars who have signed a letter urging Scotland to remain part of the United Kingdom, six weeks before a historic referendum on independence. The letter, an attempt to sway Scots before the September 18 vote, was...
  • I cannot read anymore: Judi Dench on fading vision February 23, 2014

    London: Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench says her fading vision has affected her ability to read and paint. The 79-year-old 'James Bond' actress suffers from muscular degeneration which is causing severe problems in her vision, reported Daily Mirror. "I never want to make much of it (her eyesight problems), but it is difficult,...
  • The Best Of Exotic Marigold Hotel 2: Will the sequel be better than the original? February 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian makeup company FAT MU's team has joined the makeup design entourage of Hollywood film 'The Best Of Exotic Marigold Hotel 2', currently being shot in Rajasthan with Judi Dench and Richard Gere. A team of the company, started by makeup artists Natasha Nischol and Virginia Holmes, is working...
  • Snapshot: The incredible Judi Dench shoots in Jaipur February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Noted Hollywood actress Judi Dench is in Jaipur these days to shoot the sequel of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. Dench is nominated in the Best Actress category at Oscars this year for her performance in 'Philomena'. ...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations in the lead actor, actress category January 16, 2014

    Beverly Hills: The 86th annual Academy Award nominations for lead actress and actors in a motion picture were announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. While Amy Adams was nominated for her role in 'American Hustle', Cate Blanchett has for 'Blue Jasmine', Sandra Bullock...
  • 'Gravity' leads BAFTA nominations with 11 nods January 8, 2014

    London: Space thriller 'Gravity' and unflinching slavery saga '12 Years a Slave' are among leading contenders for the Academy Film Awards, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. 'Gravity' has nominations in 11 categories, including best picture and lead actress, for Sandra Bullock. '12 Years' star Chiwetel Ejiofor and director Steve McQueen had 10...
  • Judi Dench suffered from phobia of cinema as a teen January 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Dame Judi Dench missed out on a string of cinematic treats in her youth as she had a phobia of dark theatres. The 79yearold Oscarwinner reveals she went through a kind of claustrophobic phase in her early teens, said the The Hollywood Reporter. "(It was) a ghastly thing......
  • Philomena: Judi Dench all fine for movie premiere October 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Dame Judi Dench, who recently had a knee replacement operation, forced herself to recover from it soon so that she could attend the premiere of her new movie 'Philomena'. The 78yearold had undergone surgery Sep 13 after suffering from chronic pain for several years. She walked the red...
  • Skyfall's Oscar snub is a great pity: Judi Dench January 11, 2013

    London: Veteran actress Judi Dench is saddened that the new James Bond blockbuster 'Skyfall' missed out on major nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards. The 78yearold British actress, who plays spy chief M in the film, was surprised to learn that Sam Mendes was not recognised in the Best Director...
  • Daniel Craig's 'Skyfall' joins the USD 1 billion club December 31, 2012

    Los Angeles: Daniel Craig starrer 'Skyfall' has become the most successful James Bond film in the 007 spy series by crossing the USD 1 billion mark worldwide. Directed by Sam Mendes and marking Craig's third turn as the iconic spy, the movie reached the milestone yesterday when its worldwide tally...
  • Skyfall: Judi Dench's final Bond film November 10, 2012

    New York: Nothing is so much of a boys' club as a James Bond movie. That is, except when Judi Dench is on screen. As MI6 head M, Dench has been the Bond matriarch: the strongwilled, nononsense mainstay of feminine authority in a movie franchise that has, more often than not,...
  • 'Skyfall' earns Rs 27.5 cr in weekend Box Office November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: The hugely anticipated 23rd Bond film 'Skyfall', starring Daniel Craig and Oscarwinner Javier Bardem, has posted a gross of Rs 27.5 crore approximately in its fourday opening weekend in India. This makes it the second biggest opening weekend ever for a Hollywood film in India and the highest for a...
  • With 'Skyfall,' Craig puts his stamp on Bond November 8, 2012

    If you just looked at the cast and crew of 'Skyfall,' you could easily confuse the assembled talent for a prestige costume drama. Director Sam Mendes, actors Judi Dench, Javier Bardem and Ralph Fiennes, and cinematographer Roger Deakins might just as easily be mounting a Shakespeare adaptation. But 'Skyfall' is, of...
  • James Bond is better than ever in 'Skyfall' November 6, 2012

    To borrow a line from Depeche Mode, death is everywhere in 'Skyfall.' James Bond's mortality has never been in such prominent focus, but the demise of the entire British spy game as we know it seems imminent, as well. Still, this 23rd entry in the enduring James Bond franchise is no...
  • 'Skyfall' Review: It gets so much right November 2, 2012

    Cast: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Albert Finney Director: Sam Mendes Given the promise of Casino Royale and the subsequent disappointment of Quantum of Solace, it was clear the James Bond franchise currently in its 50th year needed a shot in...
  • 'Skyfall' Tweet Review: First day, first show November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Daniel Craig returns as the ruthless but charming MI6 agent James Bond in Skyfall. The 23rd film in the Bond franchise is directed by Sam Mendes and features Javier Bardem, Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes and Naomie Harris alongside Craig. The film is releasing in India 8 days before its...
  • 'Skyfall' gets blessings from Vatican newspapers October 31, 2012

    Vatican City: If anyone thinks the Vatican newspaper is still a staid broadsheet that publishes only religious news and harsh papal edicts, consider this: On Tuesday it ran not one but five articles about the new James Bond film. 'Skyfall' gets a rave review in l'Osservatore Romano, which calls it...
  • 'Skyfall' breaks James Bond's UK box office records October 30, 2012

    London: 'Skyfall' set the record for the biggest UK weekend box office takings of any James Bond film, its producers said on Monday. The 23rd official cinematic adventure of the suave, but brutal 007, earned 20.1 million pounds after opening last Friday at 587 cinemas across the United Kingdom and...