VIDYA BALAN

  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Onscreen Couple 5 days ago

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Vidya Balan: I feel strongly for the handloom crafts; want to help the weavers March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan, who often flaunts traditional Indian weaves, says she feels strongly for the dying art of handloom in the country and would like to spread awareness about weavers' work. At the Indian Textiles Day at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week summer-resort 2015 on Thursday, the 'Parineeta' actress sported...
  • LFW, Day 2: Vidya Balan turns showstopper for Gaurang Shah March 20, 2015

    This season it was the divine tree in Hindu mythology that inspired Gaurang Shah's collection called 'Kalpavriksha' at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. Gaurang winner of many awards for his work with Indian textiles and khadi, once again revisited the humble 'fabric of freedom' with a representation of the 'Tree of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Actress March 16, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Presenting the first look of Emraan Hashmi-Vidya Balan starrer 'Humari Adhuri Kahani' February 12, 2015

    Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi team up the third time for filmmaker Mohit Suri's 'Humari Adhuri Kahani'. The first look of the film was recently tweeted by trade analyst Taran Adarsh and by the looks of it the film, which is scheduled to release in theaters on June 12th, is...
  • Mahesh Bhatt: I'm accused for selling sex through my films, but have made more good films than anyone else February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Mahesh Bhatt, who has written 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani', the upcoming love story from his production house, says the Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi-starrer will focus on the life of a traditional Indian woman. According to the director-producer, the story is inspired from some incidents from his step-mother's life, though...
  • 60th Filmfare Awards: The complete list of winners February 1, 2015

    Best Director- Vikas Bahl for 'Queen' Best Film- 'Queen' Best Actor (Female)- Kangana Ranaut for 'Queen' Best Actor (Male)- Shahid Kapoor for 'Haider' Best Supporting Actor (Female)- Tabu for 'Haider' Best Supporting Actor (Male)- Kay Kay Menon for 'Haider' Best Actress (Critics)- Alia Bhatt for 'Highway' Best Actor (Critics)- Sanjay Mishra for 'Ankhon Dekhi' Best Film (Critics) Award-...
  • Dia Mirza: Why has Vidya Balan's performance in 'Bobby Jasoos' been ignored this award season January 31, 2015

    Mumbai: Vidya Balan finds it "sweet" on producer Dia Mirza's part to question why the actress' performance in 'Bobby Jasoos' was not nominated for any leading film awards. However, the National Award winner says she has no regrets about it. Vidya's 2014 film 'Bobby Jasoos' received a fair response from the...
  • Photo of the day: Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi spotted on the sets of their upcoming film 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' January 27, 2015

    Directed by Mohit Suri, Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi's upcoming film 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' has been generating a lot of buzz. Besides being rumoured that the film is based on Mahesh Bhatt's parents, Nanabhai Bhatt, Shirin Mohammad Ali and his stepmother, the film is also generating a lot of interest...
  • Kangana Ranaut, Rani Mukerji, Priyanka Chopra: Actresses who stole the show in 2014 December 30, 2014

    It is the manner in which they infuse life into scripted characters that makes actors truly great. The year 2014 saw many heroines imitating characters and emotions, but only a few left an impact by bringing dialogues alive, by playing characters in the real way, and not ending up being...
  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • When Ali Fazal took a break for Vidya Balan November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ali Fazal took a short break while shooting for his film 'Khamoshiyaan' in Cape Town to meet his friend and actress Vidya Balan, with whom he worked in 'Bobby Jasoos'. Vidya was also shooting at the destination for her next film. The stars were so busy with their hectic...
  • Vidya Balan is an excellent actress, we all look up to her: Aditya Roy Kapur October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Aditya Roy Kapur, whose earlier films London Dreams and Action Replayy did not work at the box office, is happy with the way his career is shaping up post Aashiqui 2. "I am happy that post 'Aashiqui 2', I am getting opportunities to work with big names. Life...
  • Vidya Balan to shoot 'Humari Adhuri Kahaani' in Kolkata September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: After "Kahaani", actress Vidya Balan will return to the city of joy Kolkata to shoot "Hamari Adhuri Kahaani" in the midst of a Durga Puja pandal. The first shot of the movie will be canned on auspicious day of Ashtami - the eighth day of the nine-day Hindu festival of...
  • I try to make it to Kolkata during Durga Puja every year; it is my second home: Vidya Balan September 26, 2014

    Kolkata: Actress Vidya Balan, who considers Kolkata as her second home, today said she makes it to the city every Durga Puja. "I somehow make it to Kolkata during Durga Puja every year. I have always said that Kolkata is my second home," Balan told reporters here after launching a jewellery...
  • Gender pay gap in Bollywood? Aditi Rao says it exists, lauds Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan and Katrina Kaif for addressing the issue August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Aditi Rao Hydari says the disparity in remuneration of actors and actresses remains a reality in Hindi film industry despite the success of womenoriented films like Queen and Bobby Jasoos. "I don't really understand why we are paid less than the male actors because we put equal...
  • Dia Mirza on producing films: Never felt more creatively satisfied August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actressproducer Dia Mirza says being a film producer is tough, but nothing has ever made her feel more creatively satisfied. Dia has produced two films 'Love Breakups Zindagi' and 'Bobby Jasoos' under her banner Born Free Entertainment, which she coowns with her fiance Sahil Sangha. "Producing films is not easy at...
  • Upset with box office collections of 'Bobby Jasoos', says Dia Mirza July 16, 2014

    Actor turned producer Dia Mirza is not too happy about the numbers of her latest production 'Bobby Jasoos'. "We were expecting much more. People said womencentric films don't do well, but if you take Vidya Balan it will work, but numbers haven't been up to the mark,' she said. ...
  • Emraan Hashmi was 'cautious' about 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi, who will soon start shooting for romantic film 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani', says he was cautious about doing the film till he heard the script narrated by filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. "It's a very interesting film. It's my first outandout love story. I haven't played such a character. It is...
  • Filmi fiscal: 'Ek Villain' going strong at the Box Office, 'Bobby Jasoos' disappoints July 9, 2014

    Vidya Balan's 'Bobby Jasoos' may have won critical acclaim, but did the audience respond to her multiple avatars? How did that translate at the Box Office? CNNIBN's Piya Hingorani gets the numbers in Filmi Fiscal. ...