MONALI THAKUR

  • Alka Yagnik to judge the fifth season of 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs' 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Noted playback singer Alka Yagnik is returning as 'mahaguru' on the fifth season of kids singing reality show 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs'. This season will be hosted by Aditya Narayan and judged by Shaan and reality TV star Monali Thakur. "I have been associated with Zee TV...
  • Nagesh Kukunoor says that being invited to the Berlin International Film Festival 2015 is like 'a balm on his soul' December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, whose new film 'Dhanak' has been invited for the Generation Kplus programme of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival 2015, where it will also have its world premiere, says it's a great validation for a project made with passion. "One makes all of one's films with...
  • Monali Thakur excited to judge singing reality show 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs' December 17, 2014

    Mumbai: After singing and acting, singer Monali Thakur is set to judge singing reality TV show 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs' and says that she is excited about it. "My 1st chhuttu guest appearance in a film 2. So I'm gonna be a judge in Sa Re Ga Ma...
  • Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Dhanak' heads to Berlin film fest December 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor's film 'Dhanak' has been invited for the Generation Kplus programme of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival 2015. It will also have its world premiere at the festival. Shot in the bylanes of Rajasthan, the film revolves around the a little girl Pari's endeavour towards getting his...
  • Monali Thakur ecstatic after winning the best actress award for 'Lakshmi' at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: She's more known for her singing. But Monali Thakur of 'Sawaar loon' fame, who has shown her acting talent with a hardhitting performance as a child prostitute in Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Lakshmi', is presently ecstatic about winning the best actress award at the recently concluded Washington DC South Asian Film...
  • Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor anticipating limited release for his upcoming film 'Lakshmi' March 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor says he is anticipating "limited release" for his film 'Lakshmi', which is based on human trafficking. "It should make sense with respect to its budget because the producers and distributors only look at that. The box office cannot be the reason to make a film because if...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Playback Singer (Female) January 26, 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...
  • Why Nagesh Kukunoor delayed the release of 'Lakshmi' January 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Nagesh Kukunoor has pushed ahead the release of his next movie 'Lakshmi' as he had been awaiting a feedback on it from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). "(I) pushed the release of 'Lakshmi' by a few weeks to get censor feedback. We're back on track. (I) Will make...
  • Lakshmi: College screening best to reach youth, says Nagesh Kukunoor November 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor has taken on a unique promotional method for his movie 'Lakshmi'. He will screen it in various colleges across the country to capture the interest of the youth. "The college screening are a unique format, something I have not done in a long time since 'Hyderabad Blues'....
  • 'Krrish 3' Music Review: The soundtrack is average September 21, 2013

    Music Director: Rajesh Roshan Singers: Mamta Sharma, Anirudh Bhola, Neeraj Shridhar, Monali Thakur, Bob, Alisha Chinai, Zubeen Garg, Mohit Chauhan, Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal Rating: 2 out of 5 One of the first things you notice about the 'Krrish 3' soundtrack is that it is lengthy. Composed by Rajesh Roshan, it has...
  • 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon' Music Review: The songs fail to impress July 28, 2013

    Composer: SalimSulaiman Singers: Salim Merchant, Benny Dayal, Monali Thakur, Raj Pandit, Vidhi Sharma, Akash Chopra and Labh Janjua Rating: 2 out of 5 With six tracks in director Amrit Sagar's movie 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon', composer duo SalimSulaiman have tried to bring in a Punjabi flavour to the music album. It is fun,...
  • 'Nasha' Music Review: The album surprises with its calm, cool symphony July 13, 2013

    Music Director: SangeetSiddharth Singers: Anirudh, Monali Thakur, Shaan, Anusha Mani, Akshay Deodhar, Sukriti Kakkar, Prakriti Kakkar, Sangeet, Siddharth Rating: 3 out of 5 The music of Amit Saxenadirected erotic movie 'Nasha' has six tracks. In contrast to the film's theme, the songs are romantic and soothing. Music directors Sangeet and Siddharth's...
  • Abbas Tyrewala: I like the identity 'Mango' provides June 28, 2013

    Panaji: After a very successful directorial debut 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na', Abbas Tyrewala's second venture 'Jhootha Hi Sahi' was a disappointment and the filmmaker says the film's failure left him heartbroken. "It did put me in the backfoot. It was something that we had done with such great love...
  • 'Lootera' Music Review: It's a melodious story June 3, 2013

    Composer: Amit Trivedi Singers: Monali Thakur, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Mohan Kanan, Swanand Kirkire, Amit Trivedi, Shilpa Rao Rating: 3.5 out of 5 The music of director Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' is like a breath of fresh air. With six tracks in its kitty, the album has been composed by Amit Trivedi with time and patience....
  • 'Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya' Music Review: It's an average album May 22, 2013

    Music Director: SachinJigar Singers: Atif Aslam, Shreya Ghoshal, Mika Singh, Monali Thakur, Mohit Chauhan, Neha Kakkar Rating: 2.5 out of 5 The music album of director Prabhu Deva's 'Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya' has six tracks and composer duo SachinJigar has given elements of love and fun their due importance. In short romantic songs are...
  • 'Inkaar' Music Review: Rock dominates the soundtrack January 13, 2013

    Music Director: Shantanu Moitra Lyricist: Swanand Kirkire Singers: Shantunu Moitra, Swanand Kirkire, K Mohan, Suraj Jagan and Monali Thakur Rating: 3.5 out of 5 The chemistry between Arjun Rampal and Chitrangada Singh has already upped the ante for upcoming film 'Inkaar', which sees Sudhir Mishra uniting with his muse yet again. Musically speaking, the...
  • Music Review: 'Kamaal Dhamaal...' lacks punch September 13, 2012

    Music Director: SajidWajid Lyricist: Jalees Shewani Singers: Shadaab Faridi, Monali Thakur, Mamta Sharma, Sarosh Sami, Keerthi Sagathia, Sugandha Mishra, Babul Supriyo, Bela Shende, Ujjaini, Uvie, Wajid Rating: 2 out of 5. Filmmaker Priyadarshan is back with another comiccaper 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' to tickle your funny bones. The film's fate will be...
  • Music Review: 'From Sydney with Love' is melodious July 11, 2012

    Music Director: Sohail Sen, Thor Patridge and Nabin Laskar Singers: Sohail Sen, Roshni Baptist, Mohit Chauhan, Monali Thakur, Mika Singh, Palak, Neeraj Sridhar, Brooklyn Shanti Rating: 3.5 out of 5. 'From Sydney with Love' marks the debut of many people, including the stars and the director, and interestingly the soundtrack offers...