Vidya Balan

  • 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 women-centric 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. ...
  • 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? CNN-IBN's Piya Hingorani gets the numbers in Filmi Fiscal. ...
  • e Lounge: Vidya aka Bobby Jasoos dons the role of a reporter June 27, 2014

    In her latest movie Bobby Jasoos, Vidya Balan pulls off effortlessly the role of a middle class girl desiring to be a detective. Produced by actress Dia Mirza and starring veteran actors such as Supriya Pathak among others, it is to be seen whether the movie will live upto Vidya's...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Vidya, Dia talk about 'Bobby Jasoos' June 15, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actresses Vidya Balan and Dia Mirza share experience while filming the upcoming movie 'Bobby Jasoos'. Directed by Samar Shaikh, 'Bobby Jasoos' features Vidya Balan in the lead role. The film is set to be released on July 4. ...
  • First Look: Vidya Balan's 'Bobby Jasoos' May 28, 2014

    After her last two films 'Ghanchakkar' and 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' didn't create magic at the box office, Vidya Balan is back with 'Bobby Jasoos', which she insists on calling a 'dramedy'. Piya Hingorani gets you all the details from the launch of that film. Take a look. ...
  • Watch: Vidya Balan casts her vote in Mumbai April 24, 2014

    "It is my responsibility to vote and if I want something to change then it is important to cast my vote," said actress Vidya Balan after casting her vote. ...
  • e Lounge: Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan recieve Padma Awards 2014 April 1, 2014

    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. ...
  • Power of 49: Sanitation must be included in election manifestos, says Vidya Balan March 7, 2014

    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. ...
  • Power of 49: Vidya Balan says women are not valued February 25, 2014

    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. ...
  • e Lounge: Vidya, Farhan say they admire each others work February 21, 2014

    Bollywood actress Vidya Balan said that she admired the work of Farhan Akhtar and the latter echoed the same views for the former. The duo will be seen together in upcoming movie 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. The film is directed by Saket Chaudhary and features Farhan Akhtar, Vidya Balan, Ram...
  • 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': In conversation with Vidya, Farhan February 20, 2014

    Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar talk about their upcoming film 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. The film is slated to be released on February 28. ...
  • Idol Chat: Vidya, Farhan talk about 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' February 16, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar about their upcoming film 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. The film is slated to be released on February 28. ...
  • e Lounge: Farhan talks about marriage and more February 14, 2014

    Directed by Saket Chaudhary, 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' starring Farhan Akhtar, Vidya Balan, Ram Kapoor, Vir Das and Hariharan is a romantic comedy. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, actor Farhan Akhtar gives tips of marriages and more. The film is set to be released on February 28. ...
  • Watch: Farhan Akhtar tells you what not to do on Valentine's Day February 11, 2014

    After winning awards and accolades for his last release 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', Farhan Akhtar is gearing up for his next 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. The actor spoke to CNN-IBN correspondent Piya Hingorani about his rom-com co-starring Vidya Balan and also had some tips on what not to do on Valentine's...
  • Bollywood Roundtable: Masand talks to the finest actress of 2013 December 22, 2013

    CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Vidya Balan, Deepika Padukone, Kangna Ranaut, and Nimrat Kaur about what entices them in a script to choose a movie. ...
  • Watch: A candid chat with 2013 leading ladies December 21, 2013

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks with the Bollywood leading ladies - Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Vidya Balan, Nimrat Kaur. The actresses tell about their bad screen test and much more. ...
  • It's believed that actresses can't get along well, says Vidya Balan November 30, 2013

    Rajeev Masand, CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor asks Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Vidya Balan and Nimrat Kaur why a movie on friendship is not made with actresses. "It is because of the notion that actresses don't get along well," said Vidya. ...
  • e Lounge: Farhan, Vidya all set for 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' October 29, 2013

    Actors Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar starrer 'Shaadi ke Side Effects' is all about power-play in a marriage and its makers did a little power play at the unveiling of the film's trailer in Mumbai on Monday evening. ...
  • Slow start at box office for Raj Kumar Gupta's 'Ghanchakkar' July 2, 2013

    Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan play an unusual couple in Raj Kumar Gupta's third film titled 'Ghanchakkar'. ...
  • Watch: 'Ghanchakkar' actors talk about marriage June 28, 2013

    Team of 'Ghanchakkar' has roped in producer Siddharth Roy Kapur for its promotion. The movie is about a married couple. Actors Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan talks about marriage. ...
  • Friday releases: 'Ghanchakkar', 'The Heat' June 28, 2013

    this Friday, it's all about comedy with Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi starrer 'Ghanchakkar' and Sandra Bucllock and Melissa McCarthy's 'The Heat' hitting the screens. ...
  • Ghanchakkar: Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi in conversation with Rajeev Masand June 27, 2013

    'Ghanchakkar', which features Emraan Hashmi as a Maharashtrian man, and Vidya Balan as his loud Punjabi housewife, is slated to hit the screens on June 28. Amit Trivedi has composed the music, while Amitabh Bhattacharya has penned the lyrics for 'Ghanchakkar'. ...
  • Ghanchakkar: In conversation with Vidya, Emraan June 25, 2013

    'Ghanchakkar', which features Emraan Hashmi as a Maharashtrian man, and Vidya Balan as his loud Punjabi housewife, is slated to hit the screens on June 28. ...
  • Watch: Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi talks about 'Ghanchakkar' June 22, 2013

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks with 'Ghanchakkar' actors Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi. ...
  • Ghanchakkar: Emraan, Vidya promote film in Mumbai June 18, 2013

    Actors Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan got into character once again as they promoted 'Ghanchakkar' in Mumbai. The film revolves around a thief who suffers from memory loss after a heist, triggering a series of events. It is scheduled to be released on June 28. ...
  • Watch: Truth and dare time for 'Ghanchakkar' stars June 14, 2013

    The stars of 'Ghanchakkar' Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi reveal some of their best kept lies and some truth to go with it. It was truth and dare time for the duo as they promote their June release. ...
  • Imran Khan, Vidya Balan talk about their upcoming film 'Ghanchakkar' June 4, 2013

    'Dirty Picture' stars Imran Khan and Vidya Balan will be once again seen on the screen in the upcoming film 'Ghanchakkar'. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Cannes Film Festival May 28, 2013

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about the IPL 6 spot-fixing, Ray Manzarek and much more. ...
  • Watch: All the updates from 66th Cannes Film Festival May 24, 2013

    From the French Riviera, we get you Hollywood actor Robert Redford sharing his secret of survival in Hollywood while promoting his shipwreck drama 'All is Lost' in Cannes. And look who popped out from the 'lost and found', our desi girls Ameesha Patel and Sherlyn Chopra walk the red carpet...
  • Cannes 2013: Vidya Balan in conversation with Rajeev Masand May 21, 2013

    Actor Vidya Balan is a part of the Cannes Film Festival's nine-member jury that hands out the prestigious Palme d'Or trophy. ...