Vidya Balan

  • Vidya Balan, Dia Mirza appalled at Mulayam Singh's comment 11-04-2014 05:22 PM

    Mumbai: Actors Vidya Balan and Dia Mirza have reacted strongly to Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's remark that the death penalty in rape cases is "unfair" as "young boys make such mistakes". National Award-winning actress Vidya has said that rape should never be pardoned. "Capital punishment is a...
  • Thank you, Ranbir Kapoor, Imran Khan, Kareena Kapoor for staying away from Twitter 01-04-2014 02:41 PM

    Dear Ranbir Kapoor, Imran Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Katrina Kaif: Thank you for not creating and running a public Twitter account. We get that when celebrities use Twitter, it is basically to build a connect with their fans and use it as a publicity tool. While we totally understand...
  • e Lounge: Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan recieve Padma Awards 2014 01-04-2014 01:00 PM

    The names of the recipients of the prestigious Padma Awards for the year 2014 were announced on Monday. The list featured some faces from the film world as well. Bollywood actors Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan were among the Padma Award 2014 winners. ...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards 31-03-2014 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Eminent scientist RA Mashelkar was on Monday conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award, while acclaimed artiste Kamal Haasan and ace shuttler P Gopichand were among the 12 personalities conferred the Padma Bhushan by President Pranab Mukherjee in Delhi. Award winning actor Vidya Balan, coach of...
  • I don't have a political bent of mind: Vidya Balan 30-03-2014 10:04 AM

    Melbourne: National award-winning actress Vidya Balan, who is on a mini break from her hectic career, says she has no plans to join politics and will stick to her acting career. "I don't have a political bent of mind except that I will cast my vote like a responsible citizen...
  • Roles for women in films has changed, the remuneration hasn't, feels Katrina Kaif 28-03-2014 05:03 PM

    Mumbai: Lauding the number and nature of women-centric films in the country, Katrina Kaif however laments that there is no change in the remuneration for them in Bollywood ever since she joined the industry in 2003. "Since the time I entered the industry, the growth (of women-centric movies in Bollywood)...
  • Confirmed! Kangana Ranaut replaces Vidya Balan in Sujoy Ghosh's next 28-03-2014 11:04 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut has replaced Vidya Balan in Sujoy Ghosh's next film after the latter opted out of the project. "I would be doing the film with Sujoy. I am excited about it. It is a suspense thriller and beyond this I cannot reveal anything," Kangana said here last...
  • Will take another two years to face the camera: Shilpa Shetty 26-03-2014 10:30 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shetty says that if a project is not delayed, there is nothing wrong with no-pregnancy clause for actresses. "I don't think there is anything wrong with the clause. At the end of the day, we all are here to work and a lot of money is riding...
  • Queen, Gulaab Gang, Highway: Women in Indian cinema are finally claiming their rightful place 21-03-2014 11:03 AM

    New Delhi: Men, kindly take note. The women in Indian cinema tasted blood and they won't be satisfied with being just an arm candy anymore. In a male dominated industry, where a hero brings in the audience to the theatre every Friday, filmmakers are seemingly taking the risk to cast...
  • Will be joining the 'Fast and Furious' gang soon: Ali Fazal 19-03-2014 12:24 PM

    Mumbai: The shooting of Hollywood film "Fast & Furious 7", which had been postponed following actor Paul Walker's sudden demise in a car crash, will be resumed with a schedule in Abu Dhabi. Bollywood actor Ali Fazal will join the team. "Yes, I will be joining the 'Fast & Furious'...
  • 'Bobby Jasoos' attempts to break into a domain dominated by male actors, says Dia Mirza 15-03-2014 03:17 PM

    Mumbai: Actress-producer Dia Mirza feels women-centric films in Bollywood are mostly one-sided but things are now changing. Dia also said that there is a scope for such movies to be presented as wholesome entertainers for a larger audience. "Heroines have always been an essential part of films but their portrayal...
  • Aishwarya Rai, Vidya Balan most searched Indian women on Google 08-03-2014 04:15 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai has topped the list of 20 most searched successful Indian women on Google followed by Vidya Balan and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, an official statement said. Former Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi also features among the top ten, revealed a Google search trend...
  • IIFA Master Class Panel will have Kevin Spacey, Vidya Balan 08-03-2014 02:09 PM

    Tampa Bay (Florida): Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey will join Indian actor Vidya Balan at the IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Master Class Panel to be held here next month. They will discuss trends in the movie industry. The Master Class panel is one of the myriad sub-events that takes place...
  • Power of 49: Sanitation must be included in election manifestos, says Vidya Balan 07-03-2014 08:45 AM

    Bollywood actress Vidya Balan said that political parties must include sanitation in their election manifestos. "Sanitation is clearly not just a rural problem, it is an urban problem as well and it needs to be addressed," she stressed. ...
  • 'Supertraits of Superstars' documents the lives of 11 superstars 05-03-2014 06:39 PM

    I have always wondered what makes Super Stars who they are. Do they possess skills that regular people do not? Do they have that unique touch right since birth or does it take a lot for them to acquire and build on those skills, both in the professional and personal...
  • Winning Oscars is not too far away, says Vidya Balan 05-03-2014 01:28 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan said here today that she hopes to win an Oscar award. "I have never thought of winning an Oscar. Rather I never thought I would get the Padma Shri. I think God has been kind to me. I think getting Oscar award is not too far...
  • 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' earns Rs 23 crore in four days 05-03-2014 09:55 AM

    New Delhi: Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan-starrer 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' didn't create fireworks on the opening day but showed good growth over the weekend, say trade experts. Co-produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and Pritish Nandy Communications, the film is about the relationship of a young and urban married couple....
  • Write your review: 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' is predictable but hopelessly fun. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes ...
  • 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' review: It is predictable but hopelessly fun 28-02-2014 10:33 PM

    Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Vidya Balan, Purab Kohli, Ila Arun, Ram Kapoor Director: Saket Chaudhury Early on in 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects', Sid (Farhan Akhtar) reveals his secret to avoiding confrontations with his wife Trisha (Vidya Balan): "When I'm in the wrong, I say sorry. When she's in the wrong, I...
  • 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' Tweet Review: First day, first show 28-02-2014 10:04 AM

    New Delhi: Director Saket Chaudhary's 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' is quirky take on life of a newly married couple played by Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan. The supremely talented actors pair up on screen for the first time and going by their past performances, 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' promises to...
  • Power of 49: Vidya Balan says women are not valued 25-02-2014 10:23 AM

    Bollywood actress Vidya Balan says the women are not valued in the society and are victims of atrocities. She adds that at times women don't know how to take a stand. ...
  • Farhan made me laugh a lot on 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': Vidya Balan 24-02-2014 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: With his straight-faced jokes Farhan Akhtar found an easy bakra (scapegoat) in me, says Vidya Balan, his co-star in the upcoming film 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. "I love to laugh and Farhan loves to make people laugh so the 'funda' was very clear. He found an easy 'bakra'...
  • Vidya Balan: I don't regret doing 'Ghanchakkar' 24-02-2014 09:29 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan says she was disheartened with the failure of her last film 'Ghanchakkar', but dose not regret being a part of it. The Rajkumar Gupta directed comedy had Emraan Hashmi playing an ex-conman and Vidya played his Punjabi housewife. There were lot of expectations from the film...
  • Have calmed down a bit after marriage: Vidya Balan 23-02-2014 02:18 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan says an insecure relationship can have a negative impact on people's career. "If you are in an insecure relationship, you may not be happy and your career may go for a toss. But if you are in a happy relationship, it will only help you. "There...
  • 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' has no similarity with my real life: Farhan Akhtar 21-02-2014 04:48 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Farhan Akhtar's forthcoming film 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' portrays how an Indian husband yearns to have the life of a single man even after marriage, but he says the plot has no 'similarity' with his real life. In an interview, Farhan gets down to talking about the comedy...