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  • Sonakshi Sinha: Time for me to switch to performance-oriented roles 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After mostly playing the quintessential 'desi girl' in big-budget commercial films, Sonakshi Sinha feels it is time for her to do more performance-oriented movies. The 27-year-old star's filmography boasts of entertainers like 'Dabangg', 'Rowdy Rathore', 'Action Jackson', with an exception of 'Lootera', an intense love story which got her...
  • I'll always look up to my father: Sonakshi Sinha December 9, 2014

    Mumbai: On Shatrughan Sinha's 69th birthday Tuesday, his daughter and actress Sonakshi Sinha wished the actor-turned-politician, saying that he is her idol. The "Kalicharan" star is often called Shotgun. "Happy B'day to the man I will always look up to, n whos "sona baby" I will be forever, love u popsy@ShatruganSinha," she...
  • Is Sonakshi Sinha missing out on interesting roles to chase 100 croreprojects with older stars? August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In an industry dominated by numbers, Sonakshi Sinha's career graph is mostly dominated by blockbuster films of which most have made Rs 100 crores. And yet, when the awards are given away, her name never makes the shortlist. Sonakshi made a splashing debut as the demure potter girl in...
  • Sonakshi Sinha deserved an award for 'Lootera'; I feel bad for her: Vikramaditya Motwane August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane, whose last film 'Lootera' won critics' hearts, says he feels bad for the movie's lead actress Sonakshi Sinha as she didn't bag awards. "'Lootera' was a learning experience for me. The film had recovered its money, but it had mixed response. As far as awards are concerned,...
  • Appreciation hasn't stopped pouring in: Sonakshi Sinha on her role in 'Lootera' July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: For "Dabangg" actress Sonakshi Sinha, "Lootera" came as a golden chance to prove her range as an actor. Now a year since the movie's release, she says the appreciation is still "pouring in". "Been a whole year since 'Lootera'! Feels like just yesterday because the appreciation hasn't stopped pouring in...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Maxima Basu-Anju Modi voted Best Costume for 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela' April 23, 2014

    2013 saw a range of colourful ghaghras in Ram Leela, the simple chiffon sarees in Lootera, an interesting fusion in Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola and the Bhaag Milkha Bhaag costumes that revived the memories of yesteryears. All these graceful and lavish outfits set the trend for the rest of...
  • It's sad that 'Lootera' went unnoticed by many: Ranveer Singh February 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh, who has been attending numerous award functions of late, says that sometimes he is not so sure about them. "Sometimes I find awards questionable. At times I get surprised looking at the winners' list... at times it glares out to me as well, but it's all subjective....
  • 'Lootera' was higher in terms of performance than 'Ram Leela': Ranveer February 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh is disappointed about his criticallyacclaimed film 'Lootera', also starring Sonakshi Sinha, missing from nominations at most of the award functions. Vikramaditya Motwane's period drama 'Lootera', based on author O Henry's 1907 short story The Last Leaf, had received a mixed response after its release. Ranveer, who...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Costume January 30, 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...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Cinematography January 25, 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...
  • Sonakshi Sinha disheartened with few nominations for 'Lootera' January 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who garnered appreciation for her performance in Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera', is unhappy that the film failed to get nominated for this year's movie awards. The actress took to Twitter to share her disappointment, adding that the film had received enough appreciation for it to be nominated. "Disheartening how...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand shares his top 5 hits and pits films of 2013 December 28, 2013

    On this special yearender edition of Now Showing, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand shares the top 5 hits and pits of Bollywood in 2013. ...
  • Rajeev Masand's top 5 hits and pits of Bollywood in 2013 December 27, 2013

    Mumbai: It's been a year of some big moneyspinners and a few surprise gems. Unlike 2012, which was a comparatively stronger year what with such unconventional hits as 'Kahaani', 'Barfi', 'Vicky Donor' and 'English Vinglish' emerging out of the mainstream, 2013 saw blockbusters like 'Chennai Express', 'Krrish 3' and 'Dhoom...
  • Northeast filmmakers don't have money to promote movies: Adil Hussain October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Assamborn actor Adil Hussain says that filmmakers from the northeast region don't have the kind of budget to market their movies; neither do they have enough theatres to recover the cost. Adil, who has acted in Bollywood films like 'Lootera' and 'English Vinglish', points out that regionspecific movies get...
  • Sonakshi Sinha: People enjoy watching me August 17, 2013

    Mumbai: As an actress, Sonakshi Sinha has to travel and shoot at odd hours, but she says amidst all this, she has to observe a deadline set by her parents because for them she is still a "little girl" and must be home by 1.30 a.m. "My deadline is always 1.30...
  • 'OUATIMD' is a perfect film after 'Lootera': Sonakshi Sinha August 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Sonakshi Sinha feels her upcoming movie 'Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai Dobara' is the perfect release to come after her intense portrayal in 'Lootera'. The 26yearold says the Milan Luthria directed drama was an equally challenging role and will see her in a very different light from...
  • 'Lootera' actor Vikrant Massey to host 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui' on TV August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Film and TV actor Vikrant Massey is ready to make his debut as a host with a new TV show titled 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui'. The show, which will go on air on Bindass, mainly deals with love and relationships. As a host, Vikrant will highlight varied unconventional love stories...
  • Bolly Buzz: Ranbir, Katrina went together to catch 'Lootera' July 23, 2013

    Actors Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif went together to catch 'Lootera' on Friday. It happened just days after Ranbir wished Katrina on her birthday at the 'Ship of Theseus screening' in Mumbai. ...
  • For Ranveer Singh, film's memory is important than BO collection July 16, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Lootera' received critical appreciation and a mixed response at the ticket window. For the film's lead actor Ranveer Singh, a film's memories are more important than its box office business. Directed by Vikramaditya Monwane, 'Lootera' released on July 5. "I think the most important thing is a film's memory. I don't...
  • Shatrughan: Sonakshi has done an outstanding job in 'Lootera' July 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Shatrughan Sinha is a proud father. The veteran actor is so impressed with his daughter Sonakshi's performance in her latest release "Lootera" that he says he may have to take acting tips from her. "East or west, Sonakshi is the best! She has done an outstanding job in the film....
  • Alia Bhatt loved Sonakshi SinhaRanveer Singh's 'Lootera' July 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Watching 'Lootera' has left an impact on young actress Alia Bhatt, who now wants to do a period film. She is not lured in just for the story, but also for the kind of style and look that it promises. "I would, at least once in my career, love to...
  • You can't please everyone through your film: Vikramaditya Motwane July 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Reacting to the mixed response to his second film 'Lootera', director Vikramaditya Motwane says it is impossible to make everyone happy. The director, who earned a lot of credibility with his internationally acclaimed 2010 directorial debut 'Udaan', didn't receive the same response for 'Lootera'. Despite being made with newcomer Rajat Barmecha...
  • Watch: Con stars on screen July 12, 2013

    Lootera starring Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha has collected Rs 23 crore in just five days. It turns out that Ranveer is not the only con star on screen. ...
  • Want to be a part of significant cinema like Aamir: Ranveer July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Ranveer Singh says that after tasting success early in his career there have been moments when stardom got to him, but the actor credits his family for keeping him grounded. Ranveer started his acting career with 2010 hit 'Band Baaja Baaraat' and then went on to do 'Ladies vs...
  • I was predestined to be an entertainer: Ranveer Singh July 10, 2013

    Ranveer Singh made a splash into Bollywood with his debut film 'Baand Baaja Baraat'. He may just be three films old, but Ranveer Singh is making all the right choices in the film industry. In Vikramaditya Motwane's latest film, 'Lootera', Ranveer plays a thief who falls in love with Sonakshi...
  • Stars are necessary to sell films in a better way: Motwane July 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Vikramaditya Motwane, whose latest directorial venture 'Lootera' has actors Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles, feels that stars are the ones who pull the audience to cinema houses. Motwane's debut film 'Udaan' (2010) with popular television actor Ronit Roy was not immediately successful at the box...
  • Romantic dramas are some of 2013's biggest hits in Bollywood July 9, 2013

    It might have been a fairly modest start for 'Lootera' but this romance has clearly won over the critics. And it's not the only one. It's love actually for Bollywood with some of the year's biggest hits including 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' and 'Aashiqui 2' being romantic dramas. ...
  • Filmi fiscal: 'Lootera' collects Rs 19 crores on opening weekend July 9, 2013

    Actors Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh moved away from their comfort zone for Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera'. But did the audience respond to their new avatars and how did that translate at the box office? Mihir Trivedi gets you the numbers in Filmi Fiscal. ...
  • 5 films that take their cue from short stories July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Like any other film industry, Bollywood also has a fascination for literature. The Hindi film industry has always given importance to the stories that have immense drama values and a leaning towards the common Indian lives. The filmmakers have tried to make famous stories in such a way...
  • 'Lootera' collects Rs 19 crore in the opening weekend July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Vikramaditya Motwane's debut film 'Udaan' might not have been a commercial hit but was critically acclaimed; however, his second film 'Lootera' is both a success at the box office as well as has got good reviews from the critics. Within three days of its release, 'Lootera' has managed...