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  • Richa Chadda truns down third movie in a row with Sunny Leone, says it's co-incidence July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: After declining 'Ragini MMS 2' and 'Tina and Lolo', Richa Chadda has now turned down 'Mastizaade'. Interestingly, all movies feature Indo-Canadian adult film star and Bollywood actress Sunny Leone, but Richa says "it's a mere co-incidence". 'Mastizaade' is a sex comedy by Milap Zaveri. "My team and I felt that I...
  • Kalki Koechlin, Richa Chadda to train in Kalaripayattu for a new play June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood's powerful female talents Richa Chadda and Kalki Koechlin are apparently undergoing training in the Indian martial art form Kalaripayattu for a play production. The theatre enthusiasts are training at a location near Mumbai, said a source. The yet-untitled play is likely to debut in July with shows planned across India,...
  • Richa Chadha teams up with Kalki Koechlin for a new play May 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Richa Chadha and Kalki Koechlin will soon be seen in a film based on travel and a coming-of-age story titled 'Jiah aur Jiah'. But before the audiences get to see them on the big screen, the two actresses have joined hands for a play. Richa and Kalki will play lead...
  • Modi capable of running successful government: Artists May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Artists from various fields came out in full support of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday and said they believed in his ability to run a successful government and offer "better governance". Classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, gazal singer Anup Jalota, and female playback singer Richa Sharma pledged...
  • Will Richa Chaddha reschedule her August film shoots for 'Words with God' Venice premiere? April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Richa Chaddha is excited that her film 'Words with God' will premiere at the Venice Film Festival in August. She says she will try to persuade the producers of her next film to reschedule the shoot dates so that she can attend the fest. The film is an...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Supriya Pathak voted best actress in a supporting role April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood films might revolve around the lead hero and the heroine, but at times it's their onscreen mothers, friends and sisters who steal the show with their nuanced performances. They might not be the central character but they definitely make many sit upright and take notice of them....
  • Snapshot: Richa Chadda gets the names of her parents, Kusum and Somesh, tattooed on the inside of her wrist March 10, 2014

    Richa Chadda got the names of her parents (Kusum and Somesh) tattooed on the inside of her wrist. Richa said, "I always wanted to get inked at a place most visible to me. But since I am an actor I had apprehensions. In our tradition it is said that all...
  • Snapshot: Richa Chadda dresses up as a mermaid for PETA's new campaign February 15, 2014

    Richa Chadda is yet another Bollywood actress to join the bandwagon to raise their voice against the unethical treatment of animals. The actress turned a mermaid for PETA's new ad campaign where she urges people to stop eating fish and turn vegetarian. ...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actress in a Supporting Role 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...
  • Richa Chadda: I am not interested in any TV show except '24' December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Richa Chadda enjoyed working in Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor's television series '24', but says she has no intention of doing more TV shows. "I don't think I would want to do any show on TV. I am not interested in any TV show except '24'. This was a series and...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali's women: Why you wouldn't want to mess with them November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: For all the fuss about the lack of powerful female characters in Bollywood, fortunately there are a few directors who use films to put forth actresses' incredible strength and exceptional talent. Whether it is Manisha Koirala, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan or Deepika Padukone, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali...
  • 'Ram Leela' earns Rs 52 crore in the opening weekend November 19, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela' is inching close to Rs.100 crore at a good pace. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie has minted over Rs.52 crore in its opening weekend, and trade pundits believe it will sustain good business in the coming weeks too. The Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh-starrer, co-produced...
  • Children's story book inspires Praveen Sataru's Telugu drama November 12, 2013

    Chennai: Director Praveen Sataru has named his upcoming Telugu drama 'Chandamama Kathalu' after his childhood story book of the same name because he feels the title is apt for the movie's script. "I grew up listening to 'Chandamama Kathalu'. My grandmother used to read them to me and I fondly remember...
  • 'Traffic' actress Richa Panai heads to Bollywood September 19, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Richa Panai, known for films such as 'Yamudiki Mogudu' and 'MMS', will make her Bollywood debut in the upcoming yet untitled Hindi remake of Malayalam blockbuster 'Traffic'. "Since it's my Bollywood debut, I'm extremely happy that I'm part of this remake. It's a big team and I have...
  • Ram Leela: It has been a demanding film, says Deepika Padukone September 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Deepika Padukone terms 'Ram Leela' a very tough film and says that director Sanjay Leela Bhansali is such a perfectionist that he doesn't settle for anything less than what he has in mind. This is her first film with Bhansali, known for making hits like 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam'...
  • Mumbai no safe haven for women: B'wood actresses post gang-rape August 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Calling the recent gang-rape of a woman photojournalist in Mumbai a "wake-up call", Bollywood's actress brigade, including Shabana Azmi and Juhi Chawla have, said the city isn't safe anymore and that the incident has sent a "shock" down everyone's spine. Here's what they had to say: Shabana Azmi: This ghastly incident...
  • Dance film, shy characters on Richa Chadda's wish list August 18, 2013

    Mumbai: After working in crime thriller 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and comedies like 'Fukrey', Richa Chadda is eager to work in a dance film. "I am really looking forward to play a role in a dance film... I have a dance background and no one has exploited that till now," Richa told...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali values good actors: Richa Chadda August 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Richa Chadda, who has worked in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Ram Leela', says the filmmaker values good actors. The 28-year-old admits that she harboured dreams of working with the established director, and she feels fortunate to have been able to work with him so early in her career. "It is...
  • Ishqeria: Richa Chadda desperate for an image makeover August 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Richa Chadda has till now played the loud and bold girl on screen. With new movies 'BAD' and 'Ishqeria', she is ready to break her image with the role of a shy and conservative girl. Richa's acting talent has been widely appreciated in films like 'Gangs of Wasseypur'...
  • Link-up rumours with Neil Nitin leave Richa Chadha embarrassed August 7, 2013

    Mumbai: If Neil Nitin Mukesh and feisty Richa Chadha are seeing each other, hen they aren't aware of it! Expressing surprise at the rumours about their involvement, Richa said: "I don't know where this is coming from. I have shot a film with Neil. We got along well. But then I...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali was disappointed with Richa Chadda initially August 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadda, who would be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's much-talked about film 'Ram Leela', says the director advised her to be careful with her choice of films. Directed by Bhansali, 'Ram Leela' is a romance-drama featuring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone in the lead. The film is...
  • Richa Chadda's journey in Bollywood hasn't been easy July 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadda, whose performance was appreciated in 'Gangs Of Wasseypur' and 'Fukrey', is happy to carve a niche for herself on her own. "It's a wonderful time to be in the showbiz and now we can say that there is space for everyone in the industry," Richa told IANS....
  • Vidya Balan is a powerhouse performer, says Dia Mirza July 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Producer-actress Dia Mirza is busy casting for three films being made under her banner and says she would love to work with 'Kahaani' actress Vidya Balan. She co-owns production house Born Free Entertainment along with her beau, businessman Sahil Sangha, and actor Zayed Khan. 'Love Breakups Zindagi' was their first...
  • I'll be taking Tamil lessons for 'Jiah Aur Jiah': Richa Chadda July 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadda, who will be seen sharing the screen space with Kalki Koechlin in 'Jiah Aur Jiah', will have to learn Tamil language for the girl bonding movie, in which the two actresses will be swapping cultural identities. Delhi girl Richa, who tip-toed into Bollywood as Dolly in 'Oye...