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  • 'Jatt James Bond' collects Rs 7 crore in first four days May 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Punjabi movie 'Jatt James Bond' has collected about Rs.7 crore in its first four days of release and still going strong. Actor Vindu Dara Singh, who plays one of the prominent roles in the movie, is elated. "The theme is topical and I am thrilled that it is doing very...
  • Jatt James Bond: Zarine Khan makes her debut in Punjabi cinema January 2, 2014

    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' July 27, 2013

    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 Factor',"...
  • I am not scared of being typecast: Divya Dutta June 22, 2013

    Mumbai: As the compassionate helper Shabbo in 'VeerZaara' or as the lowercaste Jalebi in 'Delhi6', 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 of...
  • Wanted to place 'Gippi' in a difficult situation: Director May 11, 2013

    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 portrayal...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Go, Goa Gone', 'Gippi', 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' May 11, 2013

    Rajeev Masand reviews zomcom 'Go, Goa, Gone', teen film 'Gippi' and Holyywood flick 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' this week. ...
  • 'Gippi' review: Many of the film's better ideas are lost in execution May 10, 2013

    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 14yearold protagonist of Gippi (Riya Vij), ticks all the boxes. She's routinely taunted by the mean girl in class, ignored by all...
  • Gippi: 5 overexploited plots often seen in teenage films May 10, 2013

    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 ageold formulas that make it to most of the teenage films. And,...
  • Have made the film 'Gippi' for love, not for money: Sonam Nair May 10, 2013

    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...
  • Karan Johar's 'Gippi': Tweet Review May 10, 2013

    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 her...
  • Friday Releases: 'Go, Goa, Gone', 'Gippi', 'Star Trek Into Darkness' May 10, 2013

    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 May 9, 2013

    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 sweet...
  • Snapshot: Gippi's offscreen bond of love with her mother May 9, 2013

    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 May 9, 2013

    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 May 7, 2013

    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. Codirected by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, 'Go Goa Gone' is touted...
  • I keep rediscovering myself with every film: Divya Dutta May 4, 2013

    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 April 28, 2013

    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 VishalShekhar have made it a point to deliver songs that not just capture the...
  • Being Lalit Modi's niece did not help me in getting a role: Jayati April 28, 2013

    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 am...
  • Divya Dutta signs Hollywood film April 25, 2013

    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 the Hollywood...
  • SRK prompted Lalit Modi's niece Jayati to take up acting April 23, 2013

    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 17yearold will be seen in Johar's upcoming home production, directed by Sonam Nair. "Whenever I am upset I prefer watching...
  • 'Bombay Talkies' is an emotional film: Karan Johar April 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Directorproducer 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 FebruaryMarch," he told IANS. His last film as a...
  • Ayan Mukerji is my godfather: 'Gippi' director April 20, 2013

    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 to...
  • 'Gippi' does not have stars, says Sonam Nair April 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Debutante director Sonam Nair who has roped in a 14yearold 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 April 12, 2013

    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 performance,"...
  • Gippi: Mother inspires Divya Dutta's character April 11, 2013

    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 35yearold plays single mother to the lead actress in the movie. "My role in 'Gippi' is that of single mother who's more of a...
  • Lalit Modi's niece, Jayati debuts in Karan Johar's next film April 10, 2013

    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 16yearold plays her age as school girl Shamira. She landed the role through social media. "The auditions were conducted through Facebook and...
  • Sneak peek: Karan Johar's 'Gippi' April 2, 2013

    Moving away from his romantic sagas producer Karan Johar is putting his weight behind 'Gippi' a coming of age story of a 13 yr old. It is directed by Sonam Nair. Riya Vij plays the title role of the film. ...
  • Watch: Trailer of lovely comingofage story 'Gippi' April 1, 2013

    It's time to relive those precious teenage moments of friendship, the crazy crushes, the best friends and the arch rivals, the embarrassing moments, the effort to adjust to one's changing body. This is Gippi's journey as she deals with it all. The comingofage story of 'Gippi' is directed by Sonam...