Gippi

  • Jatt James Bond: Zarine Khan makes her debut in Punjabi cinema 02-01-2014 11:00 AM

    Following in the footsteps of Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia, Zarine Khan is also set to make her debut in Punjabi cinema. The actress will be seen opposite Gippy Grewal in 'Jatt James Bond'. The first poster of the film is out and actress will play the role of a Punjabi...
  • Sonam Nair is scripting the film adaptation of 'The Zoya Factor' 27-07-2013 03:48 PM

    Mumbai: Director Sonam Nair of 'Gippi' fame is now writing a script, which is an adaptation of the novel 'The Zoya Factor'. "Post 'Gippi', I'm writing a script which will be directed by some other director. The script that I am writing it's an adaptation of the novel 'The Zoya...
  • I am not scared of being typecast: Divya Dutta 22-06-2013 03:01 PM

    Mumbai: As the compassionate helper Shabbo in 'Veer-Zaara' or as the lower-caste Jalebi in 'Delhi-6', actress Divya Dutta has proved her versatility time and again with strong roles. She says it's not as though she is scared of being typecast. "I believe in my roles and I am not scared...
  • Wanted to place 'Gippi' in a difficult situation: Director 11-05-2013 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: 'Gippi' is Sonam Nair's debut film as director. The film deals with the story of a teenage girl who is very confused about the issues related to adolescence. Sonam explains the thought process behind 'Gippi' and her characterisation in a candid conversation. Q: From 'Guddi' to 'Gippi', the...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Go, Goa Gone', 'Gippi', 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' 11-05-2013 11:56 AM

    Rajeev Masand reviews zom-com 'Go, Goa, Gone', teen film 'Gippi' and Holyywood flick 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' this week. ...
  • Write your review: 'Gippi'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Gippi' is one of those movies whose good idea gets lost during execution. What do you think? Write your own review and...
  • 'Gippi' review: Many of the film's better ideas are lost in execution 10-05-2013 11:35 PM

    Cast: Riya Vij, Taaha Shah Director: Sonam Nair School can be a difficult place if you're overweight, awkward, not particularly bright, or clumsy on the sports field. Gurpreet Kaur, the 14-year-old protagonist of Gippi (Riya Vij), ticks all the boxes. She's routinely taunted by the mean girl in class, ignored...
  • Gippi: 5 over-exploited plots often seen in teenage films 10-05-2013 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood has had its own share of teenage dramas. From Jaya Bachchan's 'Guddi' to Karan Johar's latest offering 'Gippi', the teenage drama have been given a new twist with each passing decade, but there are a few age-old formulas that make it to most of the teenage films....
  • Have made the film 'Gippi' for love, not for money: Sonam Nair 10-05-2013 04:31 PM

    Director Sonam Nair joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her new film 'Gippi'. Q. Why you tried to explore this type of movies..movies on teenage are hardly made in Bollywood? Asked by: Kabirr A. I think teen years are the best years of our lives, and also the most...
  • Karan Johar's 'Gippi': Tweet Review 10-05-2013 01:42 PM

    New Delhi: Director Sonam Nair's 'Gippi' is about a teenage girl Gurpreet Kaur (Riya Vij) who is not comfortable in tackling the issues related to adolescence. She is unable to cope up with peer pressure and the pressure to look slim and smart in worldly senses. Divya Dutta is playing...
  • Friday Releases: 'Go, Goa, Gone', 'Gippi', 'Star Trek Into Darkness' 10-05-2013 08:59 AM

    Fans of the Star Trek series can catch the sequel to the 2009 Star Trek film, 'Star Trek Into Darkness' and for Bollywood buffs its a toss up between a coming of age comedy or a zombie comedy. ...
  • Friday Release: I saw myself in 'Gippi', says Divya Dutta 09-05-2013 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: Sonam Nair's debut directorial venture 'Gippi' is all set to hit the screens on May 10. Riya Vij is playing the character of Gippi while Divya Dutta will be seen as Gippi's mother Pappi. Divya describes her role, "Hindi films limit the roles to good or bad or...
  • Snapshot: Gippi's off-screen bond of love with her mother 09-05-2013 12:12 PM

    New Delhi: Director Sonam Nair, along with the cast of 'Gippi', took part in a promotional event. Riya Vij, Divya Dutta, Taaha Shah and Jayati Modi were seen enjoying every moment of the event. Delhi girl Riya Vij is playing the role of 'Gippi' while Divya Dutta will be seen...
  • 'Guddi' to 'Gippi': How Bollywood handles teenage angst 09-05-2013 10:49 AM

    New Delhi: Sonam Nair's 'Gippi' is hitting the screens on Friday the 10th. On an outset, it seems to be dealing with the problems of adolescence, which would be a new thing in Bollywood if these issues are presented in a sensible way. It also marks the changing patterns of...
  • 'Go Goa Gone' zombies take on 'Gippi' teens this week 07-05-2013 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: Do you want to have fun with zombies or teenagers? This Friday Zombie comedy 'Go Goa Gone', produced by Saif Ali Khan, and teenage drama 'Gippi' from Karan Johar's stable are hitting the screens take your pick. Co-directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, 'Go Goa Gone' is...
  • I keep rediscovering myself with every film: Divya Dutta 04-05-2013 05:29 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, known for her versatile performances in films like 'Baghban', 'Aaja Nachle' and 'Veer Zaara', says she has never tried to stick to an image and always done different kind of roles. "I have never tried to bind myself in some kind of an image on screen....
  • 'Gippi' Music Review: It suits the taste of youths 28-04-2013 05:15 PM

    Music directors: Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravijiani Singers: Hard Kaur, Udit Narayan, Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravijiani, Sukhwinder Singh, Neeti Mohan Rating: 3 out of 5 The music album of director Sonam Nair's movie 'Gippi' has five tracks. Popular musical duo Vishal-Shekhar have made it a point to deliver songs that not...
  • Being Lalit Modi's niece did not help me in getting a role: Jayati 28-04-2013 11:23 AM

    Mumbai: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi's niece, Jayati Modi, is all set to make her debut with Dharma Productions' 'Gippi'. The young actress says her selection in the film had nothing to do with the fact that she comes from an influential background. "The fact that I...
  • Divya Dutta signs Hollywood film 25-04-2013 06:53 PM

    Mumbai: A mixed bag of Bollywood and Hollywood films is keeping Divya Dutta busy these days. "I have recently signed two other very big (Indian) films. I have signed a Hollywood flick too...I can't talk about those now," she told IANS. The actress said that she will start shooting for...
  • SRK prompted Lalit Modi's niece Jayati to take up acting 23-04-2013 04:46 PM

    Mumbai: Former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi's young niece Jayati, who is making her acting debut with Karan Johar's 'Gippi', says she took up acting because of superstar Shah Rukh Khan. The 17-year-old will be seen in Johar's upcoming home production, directed by Sonam Nair. "Whenever I am upset I prefer...
  • 'Bombay Talkies' is an emotional film: Karan Johar 21-04-2013 05:45 PM

    Mumbai: Director-producer Karan Johar, currently caught up with several production ventures like 'Gippi' and 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', would direct a full length feature film next year. "As a producer, there is so much on my plate. I will direct next year in February-March," he told IANS. His last film...
  • Ayan Mukerji is my godfather: 'Gippi' director 20-04-2013 05:50 PM

    Mumbai: Debutant director Sonam Nair, who is foraying into Bollywood with 'Gippi', says she considers director Ayan Mukerji as her godfather. She had assisted him for 'Wake Up Sid'. "Ayan is my godfather. I knew him a little bit through friends, but we had not really met. When I came...
  • 'Gippi' does not have stars, says Sonam Nair 19-04-2013 05:32 PM

    Mumbai: Debutante director Sonam Nair who has roped in a 14-year-old girl in the lead role of 'Gippi', says the only risk she has taken is not casting stars in the movie. The film focuses on the story of a teenage girl. Only a few movies have been made in...
  • Loved doing Karan Johar's 'Gippi': Divya Dutta 12-04-2013 06:44 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, who will soon be seen in Karan Johar's production 'Gippi', says this is her first film with the filmmaker and she loved doing it. "I loved doing the film. I got a beautiful compliment from Karan when he called me up and said he loved my...
  • Gippi: Mother inspires Divya Dutta's character 11-04-2013 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: Actress Divya Dutta, who plays the role of single mother in upcoming movie 'Gippi', says she drew inspiration from her own mother for the role. The 35-year-old plays single mother to the lead actress in the movie. "My role in 'Gippi' is that of single mother who's more...
  • Lalit Modi's niece, Jayati debuts in Karan Johar's next film 10-04-2013 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi's niece Jayati is set for her Bollywood debut. She will be seen in filmmaker Karan Johar's upcoming film 'Gippi'. The 16-year-old plays her age as school girl Shamira. She landed the role through social media. "The auditions were conducted through...
  • Sneak peek: Karan Johar's 'Gippi' 02-04-2013 03:20 PM

    Directed by Sonam Nair, 'Gippi' satrs Riya Vij in the title role. ...