Tannishtha Chatterjee

  • Tough to learn character's physical nuances in 'Jal': Purab Kohli February 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Purab Kohli, who plays a water diviner in forthcoming film 'Jal', says learning the physical nuances of the character was most difficult for him. With the backdrop of water scarcity, 'Jal' is the story of Bakka, a person gifted with a special ability to find water in the desert....
  • 2009-10 was most frustrating period in my career: Purab Kohli February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Purab Kohli says he could not bank on the success of 'Rock On' as many of his crucial films got shelved due to recession in 2009 and 2010. The 34-year-old actor, however, is looking forward to the release of his upcoming film 'Jal', in which he plays...
  • When producer Guneet Monga sold her house to save a film October 25, 2013

    Dharamsala: She is such a staunch supporter of new wave of cinema that Guneet Monga even sold her house to complete 'Monsoon Shootout', which was screened at the Cannes film festival this year. Tagged as the country's most prolific producer of the new wave of cinema, she is also CEO of...
  • Indian film 'Jal' selected for Busan film festival September 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-director Girish Malik's debut film 'Jal' is all set to have its world premiere at Busan international film festival, which runs from October 3-12. Malik's debut film is among the 12 other entries that will feature in festival's 'New Currents' segment. 'Jal' is based on the universal issue of...
  • Bhopal - A Prayer for Rain: A film on Bhopal gas tragedy September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Ravi Kumar has come up with a film on the Union Carbide accident that took place in Bhopal on December 2, 1984. The film features Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton, Kal Penn, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Rajpal Yadav in pivotal roles. The film is named 'Bhopal - A Prayer...
  • Gaur Hari Dastaan: Vinay Pathak to play a freedom fighter July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Vinay Pathak, known for his excellent comic timing, will be seen in Ananth Mahadevan directed biopic 'Gaur Hari Dastaan'. The film is about Odisha's freedom fighter Gaur Hari Das, who joined the movement to end British rule in India. "I am playing Gaur Hari. It is a biopic. It...
  • Tannishtha Chatterjee's 'Jal' to be screened at Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Jal', a film on water scarcity in the Rann of Kutch, will have a special screening at the ongoing 66th Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Girish Mallik, the film stars Purab Kohli and Tannishtha Chatterjee in the lead and will be screened at Palais Cannes on May 22. ...
  • Madhuri is the number one dancer: Tannishtha Chatterjee May 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who will be sharing the screen space with Bollywood's dancing diva Madhuri Dixit in 'Gulab Gang', says she has given a playback in the film too. "I recently wrapped up shooting for my film 'Gulab Gang'. We had a wonderful time shooting for the film and not...
  • Snapshot: 'Dekh Indian Circus' team celebrates its National Award win May 4, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Dekh Indian Circus' has received 4 National Awards. On this occasion, the entire team of the film including Prasoon Joshi, Shankar Mhadevan, Mangesh Hadawale, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Virendra Singh Rathore and Tannishtha Chatterjee addressed a press meet to celebrate their win. ...
  • Review: 'Jalpari' is a social statement November 7, 2012

    Cast: Parvin Dabas, Suhasini Mulay, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Harsh Mayar, Lehar Khan and Krishang Trivedi Director: Nila Madhab Panda Rating: 3 out of 5. In spite of its flaws, of which there are many, 'Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid' wins your heart with its simple fluid storytelling and characters who seem to have taken...
  • Friday Release: Issue based 'Jalpari' August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: After the success of ‘I Am Kalam’, director Nila Madhab Panda's ‘Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid’ is another film with a social message. The film is largely based on the issue of female foeticide, but has been treated as an adventure thriller and journey film. Produced by Sushil Kumar Agrawal of...
  • Sunny Leone wants to work with RGV and more August 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Sunny Leone was spotted at a suburban multiplex interacting with her fans and signing autographs over the weekend. On a whim she signed an autograph for Ram Gopal Varma saying that she wants to be part of his next flick. Ramu certainly has a reason to smile as the...
  • 'Gangs of Wasseypur' opens London Indian Film Fest June 22, 2012

    London: The London Indian Film Festival has has got off to a promising start with the UK-premiere of director Anurag Kashyap's 'Gangs of Wasseypur' attracting a packed audience and cheers from the crowd. There was barely any standing room at the Cineworld Haymarket as film buffs from across the world...
  • Indian film on female foeticide screened at Cannes November 7, 2012

    Cannes: Director Nila Madhab Panda, remembered for 'I Am Kalam', showcased his new feature film 'Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid' at Marche du Cannes (Cannes Film Market) at the ongoing 65th Cannes International Film Festival. The film is said to have received a positive response. Producer Sushilkumar Agrawal of Ultra Distributors Pvt...
  • First Cut: Watch Abhay in 'Road, Movie' March 28, 2010

    Now, don't get confused. This one is nothing like Ram Gopal Varma's Vivek Oberoi-Antara Mali starrer Road or John Hillcoat's The Road here. Having wooed the audiences with films like Split Wide Open and English, August, director Dev Benegal in his Road, Movie takes his viewers for yet another ride that...
  • Brick Lane gives Tannishtha the big break June 18, 2008

    New York: Films made around Diaspora stories have done well at the US box office in recent years. Among them was Mira Nair's The Namesake. The latest offering is Brick Lane, based on the novel of the same name. It is the story of a rustic girl from Bangladesh who marries...