NIMRAT KAUR

  • Imran Khan: Indian actors don't get good roles in Hollywood; you're either the hero's friend, or the convenience store owner 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Actors like Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur may be making inroads into the Hollywood scene, but actor Imran Khan feels the American film industry lacks good roles for Indian talent. "To be honest, I don't think Indian actors get good roles in Hollywood. You either get to be...
  • Nimrat Kaur read over 400 scripts after 'The Lunchbox'? "A ridiculous number is floating on the internet. Don't know where it came from," she clarifies August 17, 2014

    New Delhi:'The Lunchbox' actress Nimrat Kaur, who is all set to debut on American series 'Homeland' as ISI agent Tasneem Kureshi, says she plays Claire Danes' nemesis on the show but is not sure whether she will share screen space with the Golden Globewinning actress. Danes has won three Emmy and...
  • Pakistan? It's a country which is a victim of circumstances: Nimrat Kaur August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: After finding global visibility with 'The Lunchbox', Indian actress Nimrat Kaur has landed a chance to play a Pakistani character in the fourth season of hit American series 'Homeland', set in Islamabad. The Punjabi girl, who has roots in Rawalpindi and Lahore, finds the opportunity "very interesting". Currently in...
  • It's a different experience, but I'm learning a lot: Nimrat Kaur on 'Homeland' August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Being part of the popular US political thriller 'Homeland 4' may be out of her comfort zone but 'The Lunchbox' star Nimrat Kaur says she is learning a lot with each passing day. The 32yearold 'The Lunchbox' actress, who is currently shooting the series in Cape Town along with...
  • Nimrat Kaur: I must have said no to nearly 450 scripts in 2 years August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Nimrat Kaur wasn't craving for international stardom, but that seems to be her calling and destiny, given that she has landed a part in the hit foreign TV series 'Homeland'. She says in the time between 'The Lunchbox' and 'Homeland', she refused umpteen roles in searching for 'something right'. It...
  • 'The Lunchbox' actress Nimrat Kaur bags a role in American TV series 'Homeland'; to play a Pakistani Intelligence officer August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian actress Nimrat Kaur, who rose to fame with 'The Lunchbox' last year, has now bagged a role in American TV series 'Homeland'. "Bobby Jasoos" actor Ali Fazal was also approached for a role in "Homeland", but due to clash of dates he had to let go of the offer....
  • Saurabh Shukla is fantastic actor, haven't signed his film yet: Nimrat Kaur July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: "The Lunchbox" actress Nimrat Kaur would "love" to work under Saurabh Shukla's direction but, squashing media reports that she's signed a film with him, she says she's "still in talks" for it. Rumour mills were abuzz that Nimrat and Rajkummar Rao have been signed for the film. Talking about it,...
  • 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 Nimrat Kaur loves and wants you to read March 11, 2014

    That she is a thinking man's new pin up girl is already evident. Theatre and film actress, Nimrat Kaur, who made heads turn with her performance in 'The Lunchbox', has an eclectic mix of autobiographies and fiction as a part of all time favourite films. They include Marlon Brando and...
  • Saw what Easy Cabs did there? Fails to turn up for Nimrat Kaur, sends handwritten apology letter and chocolates in a lunch box February 28, 2014

    You've got to hand it to the transportation service Easy Cabs to turn a public relations disaster into a publicity coup. When a disgruntled Nimrat Kaur tweeted complaining that her airport drop did not turn up, she was least expecting the cab company to make up for the lapse in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bollywood Roundtable: Masand talks to the finest actress of 2013 December 22, 2013

    CNNIBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Vidya Balan, Deepika Padukone, Kangna Ranaut, and Nimrat Kaur about what entices them in a script to choose a movie. ...
  • Watch: A candid chat with 2013 leading ladies December 21, 2013

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks with the Bollywood leading ladies Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Vidya Balan, Nimrat Kaur. The actresses tell about their bad screen test and much more. ...
  • Bollywood's incredible acting, singing and storytelling debuts of 2013 December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: As they say in our movies, Mumbai is the city of dreams and every day hundreds of people come to the city to try their luck in showbiz. Of the hundreds who aspire to make it big in the big bad world of Bollywood, only a handful get...
  • It's believed that actresses can't get along well, says Vidya Balan November 30, 2013

    Rajeev Masand, CNNIBN's Entertainment Editor asks Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Vidya Balan and Nimrat Kaur why a movie on friendship is not made with actresses. "It is because of the notion that actresses don't get along well," said Vidya. ...
  • On Children's Day, Bollywood selects its favourite child actors November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Rati Agnihotri enjoyed watching Neetu Singh in 'Do Kaliyan' while Shabana Azmi names Baby Naaz as her favourite child star as celebrities talk about their favourite child artists and songs on Children's Day Thursday. When it comes to the songs, 'Rail gaadi' and 'Lakdi ki kathi' are among the favourites. Here...
  • Dharamshala film fest starts on a high note with 'The Lunchbox' October 25, 2013

    Dharamsala: The second edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) Thursday began with the screening of 'The Lunchbox', which proved to be an inspiring choice to open the event. This unusual yet mesmerising love story starring Irrfan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Nimrat Kaur opened to a packed house in Tibetan Institute of...
  • Watch: Ranbir Kapoor talks about his insecurity as an actor October 1, 2013

    Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor also talks about the controversy over his pictures with actress Katrina Kaif. ...
  • The Lunchbox: Praised by foreign press, snubbed by FFI September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Now, when the debate about the selection of 'The Good Road' at India's Oscar entry is going on, we felt the need of taking a look at what foreign film critics said about the film. Jay Weissberg of Variety wrote: A feelgood movie that touches the heart while steering...
  • The Lunchbox: Oscar report came as a surprise, says Nimrat Kaur September 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Nimrat Kaur, who debuted with 'The Lunchbox', said the report that the film was being considered for an Oscar nomination came as a surprise. "Our film was released on Friday and the news came out on Saturday... I was too distracted with the feedback we were getting for our...
  • 'The Lunchbox' was my quickest decision: Niharika Bhasin Khan September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: National Award winning costume designer Niharika Bhasin Khan says taking up the task to design for 'The Lunchbox' was one of the quickest decisions she ever made. She gave it her best shot despite the budget constraints. While she usually works with a team of five, Niharika had just...
  • 'The Lunchbox' had a strong chance at the Oscars: Nimrat Kaur September 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Adulation and love have been pouring in for newcomer Nimrat Kaur ever since her film 'The Lunchbox' released in India. "People have embraced the film with so much love. I watched two shows with the audience and the response post the screening was absolutely wonderful," said the actress over...
  • Watch: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur talk about 'The lunchbox' September 22, 2013

    Actors Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur talk about their new movie 'The Lunhbox'. Speaking to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, the duo tell various aspects of the movie and what compelled them to be a part of the film. ...
  • 'Ram Gopal Varma is a mad man,' says Karan Johar September 22, 2013

    In conversation with CNN-IBN's Sushant Mehta - uncut full interview with The Lunchbox team. ...