KALKI KOECHLIN

  • You restore my faith in people: Kalki Koechlin thanks fans for supporting 'Margarita With A Straw' 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Actress Kalki Koechlin says people's support for her latest film 'Margarita, With A Straw', centered around a differently-abled person, has made her hopeful about the success of movies with unconventional subjects. Kalki stars as a 19-year-old girl suffering from cerebral palsy in the recently-released romantic comedy. The film talks about...
  • 'Margarita With A Straw' review: The film is unafraid to explore touchy themes like female desire and sexual drive of disabled people April 17, 2015

    Powered by a staggering performance from Kalki Koechlin as a 19-year-old with cerebral palsy, Margarita with a Straw is that rare Indian film that mostly eschews melodrama to give us an honest, sensitive portrait of disability, and the sexual awakening of an Indian teenager. Co-writer and director Shonali Bose tells...
  • I'm happy Deepika Padukone made 'My Choice' video: Kalki Koechlin April 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Known for her frank stance on women-related issues, actress Kalki Koechlin, who has impressed critics and audiences with 'Margarita With A Straw', wonders why a woman is questioned even for a "good initiative". Reacting to how Deepika Padukone's 'My Choice' video on women empowerment drew mixed reactions, she said: "I'm...
  • 'Margarita With A Straw' Tweet Review: It belongs to Kalki Koechlin, she owns her character Laila April 17, 2015

    New Delhi:Not many actors and filmmakers dare to make films on the differently abled. Those who do make films, many a times end up making a caricature of the characters making it look extremely forced. 'Amu' director Shonali Bose and Kalki Koechlin together bring the spirited story of Laila, a...
  • Rate the look: Kalki Koechlin in Payal Khandwala April 15, 2015

    Celebrities at times pull off some looks amazingly well and they impress us so much that we can't help but go gaga over them. In our new segment - Rate The Look - we would be describing the outfits that celebrities opted for and leave it on our readers to...
  • Progressive men exist in our society but they are not shown in the movies: Filmmaker Shonali Bose April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Shonali Bose says it is difficult for her to weave a story around a male character because she is woman-oriented as a person and director. Bose, who has helmed the upcoming Kalki Koechlin starrer 'Margarita, With A Straw', said she will always attempt at showing progressive female...
  • Deepika Padukone has done good by doing 'My Choice' video: Kalki Koechlin April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Kalki Koechlin has supported Deepika Padukone's viral online video on women empowerment, 'My Choice', saying the clip shows that women can be in control of their life. Kalki, 31, who shared screen space with Deepika in 'Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani', liked the "spirit" of the Homi Adajania-directed short...
  • 'Margarita With A Straw' is a commercial film, says director Shonali Bose April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Director Shonali Bose, who is busy promoting Kalki Koechlin-starrer "Margarita With A Straw", says the film is a typical Bollywood commercial film. In "Margarita With A Straw", Kalki plays a girl with cerebral palsy, and it narrates her struggle with the normal activities in her life. The film has garnered...
  • Bollywood has become a business: Kalki Koechlin April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: The business aspect of filmmaking is an integral part of Bollywood, but actress Kalki Koechlin, who has maintained a fine balance between commercial and parallel cinema, points out that though Hindi filmdom is evolving content-wise, major emphasis is given to the box office figures. "Our cinema and our content is...
  • I have opened up a lot and invested myself emotionally into the story, says 'Margarita With A Straw' director Shonali Bose April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Shonali Bose says besides being inspired by her cousin's life, her upcoming film 'Margarita With A Straw' also has bits and pieces of her own emotional journey. The film is about a girl with cerebral palsy and her struggles with the normal activities in her life. Shonali says...
  • Aamir Khan was weeping while watching it; he said 'What can I do to get people watch this movie?': Kalki Koechlin on 'Margarita with a Straw' April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Kalki Koechlin says though superstar Aamir Khan was forced by wife Kiran Rao to watch her film 'Margarita with a Straw', he couldn't stop "weeping" when he finally saw it. Kalki, 31, is over the moon with the praise she got from the 'PK' star. "Aamir loved the film....
  • Amitabh Bachchan changes plans for 'Margarita With A Straw' screening April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The screening of Kalki Koechlin-starrer 'Margarita With A Straw' here has lured megastar Amitabh Bachchan to change his plans and extend his stay in the capital. The team of 'Margarita With A Straw' is holding the screening at a multiplex in Vasant Kunj on Friday. And when the 72-year-old...
  • Anurag Kashyap is 'dying to see' Kalki Koechlin on screen April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap can't wait to see his ex-wife Kalki Koechlin in the film 'Margarita With A Straw' and says that she always wanted to do such a challenging role. "She always looked for such roles. This is something she always wanted more than anything she has done in the...
  • Scary to play a real-life person: Kalki Koechlin on 'Margarita With A Straw' April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Portraying an actual living person is a task in itself and for Kalki Koechlin it was even more challenging as she plays not just a real-life individual but someone who suffers from cerebral palsy in 'Margarita With A Straw'. The 31-year-old actress has garnered a lot of praise for...
  • Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao to host special screening of 'Margarita With A Straw' April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan along with his wife and filmmaker Kiran Rao will host a special screening of Kalki Koechlin-starrer 'Margarita With a Straw' here on Wednesday. "Aamir is very excited about this film, he has been talking about it with everyone and he was keen to host a special screening...
  • I never keep commerce, audience in mind: Kalki Koechlin April 2, 2015

    Mumbai: The economics of filmmaking may have assumed a greater importance in the Bollywood of recent times, but actress Kalki Koechlin, who will next be seen in 'Margarita With a Straw', says she neither thinks of commerce, nor about audiences while doing a movie. Asked how she looks at the commercial...
  • Made 'Margarita With A Straw' on a small budget; have the support of Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao: Kalki Koechlin April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Kalki Koechlin is happy that actor Aamir Khan and his filmmaker wife Kiran Rao are supporting her forthcoming film 'Margarita With A Straw' and says that more than box office collection, support to such films matters. "We made such a beautiful film in a small budget. There is a...
  • Kalki Koechlin, Anurag Kashyap file for divorce March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Kalki Koechlin, who separated from her husband filmmaker Anurag Kashyap in 2013, has now filed for a divorce and expects to get it soon. Kalki Koechlin, who made her Bollywood debut in Kashyap's 2009 hit movie 'Dev D', tied the knot with him in 2011. In a recent...
  • LFW, Day 4: Kalki Koechlin saunters down the ramp in Nishka Lulla's creation March 22, 2015

    Mumbai: Staying true to her concept of relaxed fuss-free fashion that has multiple timeless uses, Nishka Lulla presented ideal summer wear. Putting an emphasis on paired separates to create numerous looks, Nishka added a more feminine edgy twist to the garments with her interesting touches. With fabrics that were perfect for...
  • Look of the day: Kalki Koechlin looks stunning in a black Bandhgala jacket and cigarette pants March 14, 2015

    Kalki Koechlin turned heads at the Television Style Awards as she glided down the red carpet wearing a black Bandhgala jacket teamed up with a matching pair of cigarette pants. Tying her hair in a bun she teamed up the outfit with T strap sandals. She looked amazing. ...
  • Would love to do more mass movies like 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' if they are offered to me: Kalki Koechlin March 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Kalki Koechlin, the versatile Bollywood actor of French descent, says she is still struggling and working hard. "(I am) still struggling... working hard for my bread and butter... I have to find something that I can relate to, something that makes it real for me, believable in someway. I...
  • Bollywood stars appalled by ban on 'India's Daughter' March 6, 2015

    Mumbai: The ban on the broadcast of a documentary based on the December 16, 2012 gang rape in Delhi, including an interview with one of the rapists, has left members of the film fraternity shocked and appalled. They called the ban shameful. The documentary "India's Daughter" by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin...
  • It's a great experience to work with Adil Hussain, Kalki Koechlin: Shiv Pandit February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Shiv Pandit, who will be seen sharing screen space with Kalki Koechlin in 'Mantra', says the movie's unusual script, enhanced by a cast full of talented actors, made it a great experience. "I loved the script of 'Mantra'. It a very unusual film. It's not a typical, commercial potboiler....
  • Photo of the day: Kalki Koechlin and Neha Dhupia make a pretty picture at Online Fashion Week February 12, 2015

    Kalki Koechlin and Neha Dhupia walked the ramp at Jabong Online Fashion Week in the capital. The duo clicked selfies backstage and Neha shared the picture on her Instagram. Both the actresses oozed radiance and were brimming with positivity as they posed together. ...
  • Esha Gupta, Kalki Koechlin to enliven JOFW preview February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Bollywood actresses Esha Gupta, Kalki Koechlin and Neha Dhupia, apart from actor Kay Kay Menon and supermodel Carol Gracias, will add star power to the preview of the second season of Jabong Online Fashion Week (JOFW) here Wednesday. The exclusive preview will take place at The Grand here. Kay Kay...