Konkona Sen Sharma

  • Konkona Sen and Ranvir Shorey's son Haroon snapped on the sets of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' June 5, 2014

    The first episode shoot of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' was a star studded event with Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha visiting the sets to promote their film 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty'. But all eyes were on a little guest who came to visit his father, host Ranvir Shorey on...
  • Women don't get as many roles as men, we are really disadvantaged: Konkona Sen Sharma May 10, 2014

    Melbourne: Actress Konkana Sen Sharma, who made her acting debut at the age of three while hanging out on a Bengali film set with her actor-turned-director mother Aparna Sen, says her relationship with films changed after she did 'Mr and Mrs Iyer'. Sharing her Bollywood journey with a packed audience...
  • Konkona Sen Sharma, Indraneil Sengupta to star in latest Byomkesh Bakshi film 'Sajarur Kanta' April 26, 2014

    Kolkata: Actress Konkona Sen Sharma and Indraneil Sengupta are all set to star in a new Byomkesh Bakshi film titled 'Sajarur Kanta' directed by Saibal Mitra. In the thriller, Dhritiman Chatterjee will be seen donning the gloves of the sleuth, who tries to solve a murder mystery. Indraneil, portraying the role of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Deepika Padukone voted the best actress of 2013 for 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela' April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. It was the year when viewers accepted women in more meaty roles in films and rejected those who were used as props in the films. And the winner of the IBN Live Movie...
  • 10 books Konkona Sen Sharma loves and wants you to read April 10, 2014

    From detective novels to popular comics, storybooks and classic literature, books play a key role in widening the horizons of our imagination and introducing us to different perspectives. To ensure they aren't deprived of the pleasure of reading books, celebrities - despite their frenzied and chaotic work lives - take...
  • Mugdha Godse shoots down rumours about her link-up with Ranvir Shorey March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Model-actress Mugdha Godse has shot down reports that there is something brewing between her and actor Ranvir Shorey after the duo participated together in a reality show. Mugdha, 27, said they are just friends and on-screen partners on the stunt reality show. She and Ranvir, who is married to...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Deepika Padukone will be hard to beat in the Best Actress category February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: We thank you for the overwhelming support you have shown towards the first IBNLive Movie Awards. Your participation has proved our decision to start these awards correct. We didn't imagine this kind of cooperation from your side in the beginning, but now when you have shown the...
  • Konkona and I are together: Ranvir Shorey February 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranvir Shorey is miffed with speculations that his marriage with Konkona Sen Sharma has fallen apart and has clarified that they both are 'together.' "Marriage is not always peaceful... there is no need to write about every fight that I have with my wife. That is not fair. They...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actress January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Kolkata Film Festival begins on November 10 November 10, 2013

    Kolkata: Showcasing a global mix of contemporary and regional cinema - the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) will begin here Sunday. The event will begin at Netaji Indoor stadium in presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with Indian cinema's bigwigs - Amitabh Bachchan, West Bengal's brand ambassador...
  • West Bengal govt to honour top Bengali actresses in Bollywood November 5, 2013

    Kolkata: Five Bollywood actresses of Bengali origin - Moushumi Chatterjee, Sushmita Sen, Rani Mukherjee, Bipasha Basu, Konkona Sen Sharma would be felicitated by the West Bengal government at the closing ceremony of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF). "The idea is to award 'Panch Kanya' (Five Women) from...
  • Might do 'Mr and Mrs Iyer' sequel: Aparna Sen October 31, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Award-winning filmmaker Aparna Sen is contemplating a sequel to her highly acclaimed 'Mr. and Mrs. Iyer' with Konkona Sen Sharma and Rahul Bose reprising their roles from the 2002 movie. At the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), where her Bengali comedy 'Goynar Baksho' (Jewel Box) was screened Tuesday night,...
  • Indian films shine among world cinema at MFF closing ceremony October 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian films such as 'Katiyabaaz' and 'Fandry' won top honours at the 15th Mumbai Film Festival which concluded Thursday night in style with active participation from Bollywood celebrities such as Irrfan Khan and Konkona Sen Sharma. The festival, organised by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), included over 200...
  • All's well then! Ranveer Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma spotted together September 15, 2013

    Putting a rest to the rumours of their split, Konkona Sen Sharma and Ranvir Shorey were spotted together at pub in Mumbai recently. Rumours were abuzz that the actor couple had separated with Konkona moving out and staying with her mother, actress Aparna Sen in Kolkata. While their were talks...
  • Whoa! Is that really Konkona Sen Sharma on the Maxim cover? August 2, 2013

    Known for her author backed roles in films, Konkona Sen Sharma is usually seen in ethnic wear. But in the latest issue of Maxim magazine, Konkona goes through an image makeover of sorts and looks absolutely stunning. The actress, who has lost a lot of weight since the birth of...
  • Gaur Hari Dastaan: Vinay Pathak to play a freedom fighter July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Vinay Pathak, known for his excellent comic timing, will be seen in Ananth Mahadevan directed biopic 'Gaur Hari Dastaan'. The film is about Odisha's freedom fighter Gaur Hari Das, who joined the movement to end British rule in India. "I am playing Gaur Hari. It is a biopic. It...
  • Ritu brought Bengali middle class back to the cinema hall: Anik Dutta May 30, 2013

    Kolkata: News of filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's untimely demise sent shock waves across the film fraternity. A pioneer in new wave cinema in Bengal, Ghosh had worked with some of the most prominent actors from Bengali and Hindi film industry. The winner of several National Film Awards, Ghosh was known to...
  • Konkona: Laughed and cried while watching 'Bombay Talkies' April 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Konkona Sen Sharma couldn't stop her tears when she watched 'Bombay Talkies', while for Riteish Deshmukh it was a "wonderful cinematic experience". The film gets the thumbs up from the film fraternity who feel that it is a must watch. A special project to mark 100 years of Indian...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' opens with average weekend collection April 24, 2013

    Mumbai: The opening weekend collection of Emraan Hashmi-starrer 'Ek Thi Daayan' is approximately Rs 18.07 crore and trade pundits are calling it satisfactory business, keeping the unconventional theme of the movie in mind. Sharing news of the film's box office collection in the opening weekend, trade guru Taran Adarsh tweeted: "'Ek...
  • Read the story that inspired 'Ek Thi Daayan' April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: While 'Ek Thi Daayan' continues to spook the audience in theaters this week, actress Konkona Sen Sharma, who plays one of the 'Daayans' posted the link to the actual story the film is based on. Konkona tweeted the link to the story which has been written by her father...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' collects Rs 18.07 crore in opening weekend April 24, 2013

    Ekta Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj teaming up to produce debutant director Kannan Iyer's film 'Ek Thi Daayan' was the talk of the town till recently of how two completely different voices of Indian cinema are collaborating. ...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' earns Rs 6.24 crore on day 1 April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Debut director Kannan Iyer's new film 'Ek Thi Daayan' plans to take horror to a new level by bringing back the folklores of daayan (witch) on screen. And, with a big star cast and promising promos, the film has been able to draw audiences to the theatre. The...
  • Will be happy if 'Ek Thi Daayan' actresses get their due: Emraan April 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi, who features alongside three actresses -Huma Qureshi, Konkona Sen Sharma and Kalki Koechlin - in supernatural thriller 'Ek Thi Daayan', says he will be happy if audiences appreciate the performances of the ladies. 'Ek Thi Daayan', a Vishal Bhardwaj and Ekta Kapoor's co-production is the story about...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' review: It leaves you wanting more in the end April 19, 2013

    Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Huma Qureshi, Kalki Koechlin Director: Kannan Iyer A very different beast from 'Makdee', his charming directorial debut from eleven years ago, 'Ek Thi Daayan', co-written and co-produced by Vishal Bhardwaj, sees the filmmaker revisit the mythology of witches once again. But where 'Makdee' was an old-fashioned...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' and the unexplored world of witches April 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Kannan Iyer's 'Ek Thi Daayan' has once again brought back the word 'daayan' into focus. Witchcraft might have become an obsolete word in the urban dictionary but the rural landscapes are going to take many more years to get rid of this term and its implications. Occasionally,...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' Tweet Review: First day, first show April 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Last 4-5 years have seen the emergence of filmmakers who are ready to bring innovation to the horror genre. The latest to join the list is Kannan Iyer whose ambitious project 'Ek Thi Daayan' is ready to influence the audience's mind. The film revolves around a sought after magician...
  • Ek Thi Daayan: Indian cinema's tryst with witches April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: It's not just the serial kisser image that is synonymous to Emraan Hashmi, but the actor has also been the face of horror series in Bollywood recently. After being a part of the 'Raaz' series, Emraan is set to return to the silver screen with yet another horror...
  • I was told I cannot do movies and wouldn't understand the medium: Ekta Kapoor April 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Discouragement and distrust are what producer Ekta Kapoor faced when she decided to make movies. But she took it with a pinch of salt and made a mark in filmdom by churning out hit movies on a wide range of topics - from underworld to supernatural thrillers...
  • U/A certificate for my films is a welcome change: Hashmi April 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Most of Emraan Hashmi's films have received an 'A' certificate, making his movies fit only for adults' viewing. However, some of his recent films, including the upcoming 'Ek Thi Daayan', got a U/A certification, and the actor feels it is a "welcome change". "Probably, this ('Ek Thi Daayan') is my...