SHILPA SHUKLA

  • Ladakh International Film Festival 2014: 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz' sweeps awards; Anurag Kashyap, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra skip the closing ceremony July 2, 2014

    Leh: With Iranian, Korean and several competent Indian films being pitted against each other at Ladakh International Film Festival, which concluded recently, one was both surprised and happy to watch 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz' by young Mumbaibased Bhargav Saikai and Sharma sweep top awards. Directed by Ram Ramesh Sharma, 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz...
  • I declined 'Gangs of Wasseypur' because I was tired: Shilpa Shukla June 28, 2014

    Leh: Actress Shilpa Shukla, best known for her roles in 'Chak De! India' and 'Khamosh Paani', says she was offered Anurag Kashyap's 'Gangs of Wasseypur' but had to decline it as she needed a break. "I refused the movie because I was tired. I just went to Banaras and stayed...
  • Filmfare Awards 2014: The complete list of winners January 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Year 2013 belonged to actress Deepika Padukone with the release of four films. All the four films not just did good business at the box office but Deepika's performance was applauded by critics and fans. And, the actress bagged Filmfare award for Best Actress for her role in...
  • Ajay Bahl's next inspired by a Japanese novel December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Ajay Bahl, who debuted as a director with neo noir film 'B.A. Pass', will now wield the megaphone for a murder mystery, inspired by a Japanese novel. The film is tentatively titled "Informer". "I am scripting a film, which is inspired by a Japanese novel. It's basically a murder mystery and...
  • I am not afraid of being typecast: actor Shadab Kamal August 5, 2013

    New kid on the block Shadab Kamal, who has made his fullfledged debut with 'BA Pass', has gone all bold in the 'erotic human drama' with actress Shilpa Shukla. In the past, Shadab has featured in a small role in 'Chittagong'. In 'BA Pass', directed by Ajay Bahl, Shilpa plays...
  • Can 'BA Pass' bring in some sense to Bollywood erotic thrillers? August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Erotica, in a nutshell, is such a piece of art which has the potential of sexually arousing the consumers, spectators in our case. There have always been two very distinct ways of seeing an erotica. You either judge the art scenario by taking a look at an erotica...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'BA Pass', 'The Smurfs 2', 'The Conjuring' August 3, 2013

    This week CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviewed Shilpa Shukla starrer 'BA Pass', 'The Smurfs 2' and 'The Conjuring'. He also spoke to 'Chennai Express' director Rohit Shetty. ...
  • 'BA Pass' review: Not perfect, but nicely done August 2, 2013

    In a voiceover during the film's opening scene, as he stares emptily at his parents' corpses before him, Mukesh, the protagonist of 'BA Pass' describes their untimely deaths as a betrayal. It's the first of many to come for this unsuspecting young boy, played by Shadab Kamal, who's at the...
  • 'BA Pass' goes beyond boldness: actress Shilpa Shukla August 1, 2013

    Shilpa Shukla is an actress known for playing the role of Bindiya Naik, a member of the Indian women's national hockey team, in the sportsoriented movie 'Chak De India', starring Shahrukh Khan. Shilpa has also acted in award winning movies such as 'Khamosh Pani' (International Title: 'Silent Waters') and 'Hazaaron...
  • Friday Release 'BA Pass': The fatal promise of a new life August 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Ajay Bahl's 'BA Pass' is the most awaited among the Hindi films releasing this week. The film stars Shilpa Shukla and Shadab Kamal in the lead roles, and has won awards at several film festivals. 'BA Pass' is a story looking at the fatal promise of a new...
  • B.A. Pass: Shilpa Shukla, Shadab were comfortable filming intimate scenes July 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Shilpa Shukla and Shadab Kamal, lead actors of director Ajay Bahl's first feature film 'B.A Pass', reiterate that they were in their comfort zone while shooting sex scenes in the film about male prostitution. Shilpa, however, feels that getting into the skin of the character and delivering dialogues were comparatively...
  • 'B.A.Pass' will be recalled even 20 years down the line: Mahesh Bhatt July 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Ace filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is highly impressed with Ajay Bahl directed forthcoming erotic drama 'B.A Pass' and has termed it a "pathbreaking film". He is confident that this film will be recalled even after many years to come. The film is said to be based on one of the stories titled...
  • The film industry needs to be little more compassionate: Shilpa Shukla June 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shukla, who played Bindiya Naik in Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Chak De India', says she was professionally devastated when her big films did not materialise post the success of the hockey movie. "There was a phase, even after 'Chak De India', when professional frustrations like films getting shelved...
  • Richa Chadda was approached for 'B.A. Pass' before Shilpa Shukla June 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shukla was always the first choice for 'B.A. Pass'. Director Ajay Bahl wasn't sure if she would have taken it up after a debut like 'Chak De! India', and that's when he approached Richa Chadda. But the deal was eventually sealed with Shilpa. "I always had Shilpa in...
  • Shilpa Shuklastarrer 'B.A. Pass' not vulgar, says Ajay Bahl June 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Debutant filmmaker Ajay Bahl's forthcoming movie 'B.A. Pass' may focus on male prostitution, but he claims that he has made the film in a "dignified manner". An adaptation of Mohan Sikka's short story 'The Railway Aunty', the film is erotic in nature. "When we choose a subject like this, there is...
  • Had messaged Bhansali for the audition of Mary Kom role: Shilpa Shukla June 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shukla of 'Chak De India' fame says she had expressed her desire to filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali to play boxing champion Mary Kom on screen. But later Bhansali roped in Priyanka Chopra for the role. "A lot of my friends told me that I resemble her (Mary)...
  • Deepti Naval has done a cameo in 'BA Pass': director June 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Deepti Naval, who has made a friendly appearance in forthcoming movie 'BA Pass', was sceptical about doing the erotic human drama, but the film's lead actress Shilpa Shukla convinced her. The film is about a relationship based on lust, lies and deceit. "There is a particular scene in the...
  • Father encouraged Shilpa to go bold in 'B.A. Pass' May 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shukla, who has shot several bold scenes for 'B.A. Pass', says she was skeptical before signing the movie but her father encouraged her to go for it. "I was skeptical before going ahead with 'B.A. Pass' as it was an extremely bold role. As an actor, I didn't...
  • BA Pass: Shilpa made kiss scene comfortable, says Shadab May 5, 2013

    Mumbai: New kid on the block Shadab Kamal, who is making his fullfledged debut with 'BA Pass', has gone all bold in the 'erotic human drama' with actress Shilpa Shukla. He says 'Chak De! India' actress made the experience easy for him. "I was quite nervous with the intimate scenes because...
  • 'BA Pass' trailer: Shilpa Shukla in B'wood's first human erotic drama April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Chak De!' girl Shilpa Shukla is back on the silver screen with an erotic drama 'BA Pass'. Directed by Ajay Bahl, the film has already received much appreciation at international film festivals. The film also stars Rajesh Sharma, Dibyendu Bhattacharya and Shadab Kamal. ...
  • Rajdhani Express: Tough road ahead for Leander Paes January 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Leander Paes is not known for being secretive about his feelings. At times he expressed the desire of joining the film industry. His dream of getting featured on the silver screen has finally come true with director Ashok Kohli's attempted sociopolitical drama 'Rajdhani Express'. The gritty sportsman must have...
  • Two awards for 'BA Pass' at Osian's film fest August 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Ajay Behldirected 'BA Pass' was named best film in the Indian competition category of the 12th Osian Cinefan Film Festival, while actor Shadab Kamal, who played a gigolo in the film, won the best actor award as the 10day event concluded Sunday. 'BA Pass' also features Shilpa...
  • Hindi film 'Pranam Walekum' to be released in April '12 December 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Actor Sanjay Mishra, known for his ribtickling performances in 'All The Best' and 'Golmaal', has donned the director's hat and his directorial debut, 'Pranam Walekum', is set for April release. Extensively shot in Bhor, Pune, the film is replete with tongueincheek humour and pokes fun at life. Produced by Sandiip...
  • Next big thing: Chak De girl Shilpa Shukla September 14, 2007

    Mumbai: Few actors these days will wait for the correct break. But Shilpa Shukla waited. It may have been an unconventional debut, but she delivered a memorable performance. Nothing happened. She waited some more. Till Chak De India came along, and changed her life forever. Like most people, you probably know...