Nandita

  • Yale World Fellows: Nandita Das and Parmesh Shahani honoured with the Ivy league degree 08-04-2014 11:56 AM

    Washington: Award-winning Indian actress and director Nandita Das and head of Godrej India Culture Lab Parmesh Shahani have been named 2014 Yale World Fellows, taking the number of Indian fellows to 15. With the addition of Das and Shahani, India has more fellows in the global Yale World Fellows network...
  • I am not a 'woman' director when I'm directing: Nandita Das 10-03-2014 04:53 PM

    New Delhi: Activist and actor Nandita Das, noted for voicing women's issues, feels that females are still marginalised and face stereotypes in their daily lives. While directing the Hindi political thriller 'Firaaq' in 2008, the actor said she had encountered the "typical mindset" which a woman faces when she "tries...
  • Power of 49: Women are multi-taskers, says Nandita Das 24-02-2014 12:13 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN IBN joins hands with Tatas and their latest 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. ...
  • Power of 49: Women are multi-taskers, says Nandita Das 13-02-2014 06:53 PM

    Bollywood actress Nandita Das said that women intrinsically are more empathetic. Power of 49 is a campaign launched by CNN-IBN and IBN7 have partnered with the Tata Group on Tuesday in Mumbai. ...
  • Hyderabad-born attorney is Secretary of state for Texas 21-12-2013 03:17 PM

    Hyderabad-born attorney Nandita Venkateswaran Berry has been appointed the Secretary of State for Texas, making her the first person of Indian origin to hold the third top executive job in the southern state. Announcing the appointment of Berry, 45, Governor Rick Perry called the Houston-based attorney one of the most...
  • Nandita Das finds it tough to perform Saroj Khan's moves 16-12-2013 12:41 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Nandita Das, who will be seen with husband Subodh Maskara in upcoming Spanish film 'Traces of Sandalwood', finds it tough to keep pace with ace choreographer Saroj Khan for one of the songs of the film. After 23 years in the film industry, Nandita has finally got a...
  • Nandita Das to soon start shooting for a Spanish project 19-10-2013 04:38 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Nandita Das, who will be seen with husband Subodh Maskara in upcoming Spanish film 'Traces of Sandalwood', will start shooting in a month's time. The film will be shot here and in Barcelona. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Mumbai Film Mart (MFF), which endeavors to find completed...
  • Filmmaking getting frighteningly expensive: Mukesh Bhatt 18-10-2013 04:29 PM

    Mumbai: Besides exhibition of movies, film festivals also serve as a platform for aspiring filmmakers to "showcase their talent" and "understand monetization", said Bollywood filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt Friday at the 15th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF). He was speaking at the opening ceremony of Mumbai Film Mart (MFM),...
  • 'Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara' review: It's a film with purpose 03-10-2013 11:25 AM

    Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Ashwin Kakumanu, Swathi Reddy, Nandita, MS Bhaskar, Livingston Director: Gokul Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Not all comedies are made with a purpose to entertain and educate viewers. It's a rarity in Tamil cinema to expect a film to even remotely try anything beyond merely entertaining its...
  • 'Alik Sukha' review: A complex subject told beautifully 15-09-2013 01:10 PM

    Cast: Deb Shankar Haldar, Rituparna Sengupta, Sohini Sengupta, Biswanath Basu, Kharaj Mukherjee Directors: Shiboprasad Mukhopadhyay, Nandita Roy Rating: 3.5 out of 5 'Alik Sukha' is a 'tale of fleeting happiness' jointly directed by Shiboprasad Mukhopadhyay and Nandita Roy. The film sensitively captures the lives of a successful gynecologist, Kingshuk Ghosh...
  • CJ Show: Dark is Beautiful 02-09-2013 12:58 PM

    Dark is Beautiful is an awareness campaign that seeks to draw attention to the unjust effects of skin colour bias and also celebrates the beauty and diversity of all skin tones. ...
  • CJ Show: Nandita Das on Dark is Beautiful Campaign 02-09-2013 12:49 PM

    Actor Nandita Das talks about the obsession with fair skin and why she is part of 'Dark is beautiful' campaign- an initiative against the belief that a person's worth is measured by their skin tone. She wants people to shun their fascination for skin lightening products and feel comfortable in...
  • Om Puri gets bail, leaves for shooting in Britain 01-09-2013 03:07 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Om Puri, who was accused by his wife Nandita of domestic violence, breathed a sigh of relief when he was finally granted bail. In addition to bail granted Saturday morning, he has been allowed to leave the country on professional assignment. The beleaguered actor was expected to leave...
  • Actor Om Puri arrested, released on bail in wife assault case 31-08-2013 11:04 PM

    Mumbai: Noted actor Om Puri was arrested on Saturday for allegedly assaulting his wife, and later released on a bail bond, police said. "The actor was arrested after he surrendered before the police and later granted bail on a bond of Rs 10,000 on Saturday," Senior Inspector Harishchandra Parmale of...
  • Domestic violence case: Om Puri's bail plea disposed by court 31-08-2013 05:25 PM

    The sessions court on Saturday disposed of the anticipatory bail application filed Bollywood actor Om Puri, who is accused of assaulting his wife, after he told the court that he wants to withdraw the plea. The move comes after Mumbai police told the sessions court that Puri has been only...
  • Om Puri lying about being out of town, alleges wife 29-08-2013 06:07 AM

    Journalist-columnist Nandita Puri, who filed a police complaint of domestic violence against her husband and actor Om Puri, on Wednesday claimed he was lying when he said he was out of town when he allegedly beat her. "All lies... He is lying and he was in Mumbai. After the incident,...
  • Om Puri denies wife's allegations of violence 28-08-2013 11:53 AM

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Om Puri, who has been accused of domestic violence by his second wife Nandita Puri, denied the allegations, saying he was in Kolkata when he was alleged to have beaten her. "I have returned from Kolkata on (Aug) 25th. So how can I beat her on the...
  • Om Puri seeks anticipatory bail in wife assault case 27-08-2013 10:49 PM

    Bollywood actor Om Puri, who was booked for allegedly assaulting his wife and since declared absconding, on Tuesday filed an anticipatory bail application in a sessions court. The 62-year-old actor was booked under sections 324 (punishment for causing hurt by dangerous means), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach...
  • Domestic violence case: Om Puri says his wife is hysterical 27-08-2013 07:30 PM

    A day after actor Om Puri's estranged wife Nandita filed a case of domestic violence against him, the actor denied all the charges and called her hysterical. He also said she is very dominating. ...
  • Om Puri still missing, search on, says Mumbai Police 27-08-2013 03:52 PM

    Mumbai: Om Puri is not traceable, a police officer said Tuesday, adding the actor was being sought in the wake of a domestic violence complaint filed by his wife. Om Puri's wife Nandita lodged a complaint against him on Aug 23 at the Versova Police Station. "When Nandita Puri had...
  • Bollywood actor Om Puri booked for assaulting his wife Nandita 27-08-2013 12:18 AM

    Mumbai: Critically acclaimed Bollywood actor Om Puri has been booked for allegedly assaulting his wife at his apartment in suburban Andheri, police said on Monday. "Om Puri's wife Nandita Puri approached us on Thursday night with a complaint against her husband. She complained that her husband Om Puri assaulted her...
  • Bollywood actor Om Puri booked for assaulting his wife Nandita 26-08-2013 09:15 PM

    Critically acclaimed Bollywood actor Om Puri has been booked for allegedly assaulting his wife at his apartment in suburban Andheri, police said in Mumbai on Monday. "Om Puri's wife Nandita Puri approached us on Thursday night with a complaint against her husband. She complained that her husband Om Puri assaulted...
  • FTP: Is the Indian preference for fair skin becoming an obsession? 20-08-2013 11:58 PM

    'Dark is Beautiful' is the name of a new campaign launched to campaign against the Indian obsession with fair skin. It was the second most shared article last week. The article has once again has once again reignited the debate on whether the Indian preference for fair skin is now...
  • Vendhar movies heads to Geneva for three movies audio launch 29-05-2013 11:06 AM

    Chennai: Vendhar Movies, one of the leading distributors in Tamil cinema, will have audio launch of its three Tamil films 'Thillu Mullu', 'Sutta Kathai' and 'Nallanum Nandhiniyum' in Geneva, scheduled to take place June 1. "For the first time in Tamil cinema, Vendhar Movies is releasing the audio of their...
  • Telugu film 'Prema Katha Chitram' to be released on June 7 26-05-2013 11:56 AM

    Telugu direcor Sudheer Babu's upcoming romantic-comedy 'Prema Katha Chitram' will be releasing on June 7th. Nanditha is the lead actress in this film. The story-dialogues are written by Maruthi. He is jointly producing the film alongwith R Sudharshan Reddy under the banner of R C A Creations and Maruthi Talkies....
  • One shall learn to compromise as a debutant: Senthil Kumar 04-05-2013 01:49 PM

    Chennai: A film is not a one-man show, but the output of a team and, therefore, it's important to compromise wherever needed, says first time director R S Durai Senthil Kumar, whose debut Tamil film 'Ethir Neechal', released recently. "It's easy to get carried away after you don the hat...
  • Tamil flick 'Ethir Neechal' spells profit for Dhanush 03-05-2013 06:17 PM

    Chennai: Dhanush's production venture 'Ethir Neechal' raked in approximately Rs 4 crore on its release day in Tamil Nadu despite getting mixed reviews. Said to be made on a budget of Rs 9 crore, Sivakarthikeyan-starrer Tamil romantic-drama hit the screens on May 1. "The film released in over 300 screens...
  • Tamil review: 'Ethir Neechal' nothing exceptional, yet watchable 03-05-2013 03:09 PM

    Cast: Sivakarthikeyan, Nandita, Priya Anand, Jayaprakash, Ravi Prakash, Suza Kumar, Manobala, Dhanush and Nayantara Director: Durai Senthil Kumar "Ethir Neechal" is one of those films where the first and second halves are vaguely connected. The film oscillates between a cliched romantic-comedy and a sports movie at regular intervals only to...
  • Telugu actor Sudheer Babu to star in 'Preme Katha Chitram' 30-04-2013 10:55 PM

    Telugu actor Sudheer Babu's 'Prema Katha Chitram,' is all set to be released on May 11. The film will star Nandita as the female lead in the film. The film is directed by J Prabhakara Reddy. 'Ee Rojullo' and 'Busstop' fame Maruthi and R Sudharshan Reddy are jointly producing the...
  • Tamil actor Vijay to start working for 'Jilla' in May 25-04-2013 06:41 PM

    Ilayathalapathy Vijay's Tamil movie 'Jilla' is expected to kick start from May second week and reports are that the actor has almost completed A L Vijay's 'Thalaaiva' and the film's post production is in full swing. 'Thalaaiva's audio launch and movie release date will soon be out as well. The...