Sonam Nair

  • Sonam Nair is scripting the film adaptation of 'The Zoya Factor' 27-07-2013 03:48 PM

    Mumbai: Director Sonam Nair of 'Gippi' fame is now writing a script, which is an adaptation of the novel 'The Zoya Factor'. "Post 'Gippi', I'm writing a script which will be directed by some other director. The script that I am writing it's an adaptation of the novel 'The Zoya...
  • Wanted to place 'Gippi' in a difficult situation: Director 11-05-2013 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: 'Gippi' is Sonam Nair's debut film as director. The film deals with the story of a teenage girl who is very confused about the issues related to adolescence. Sonam explains the thought process behind 'Gippi' and her characterisation in a candid conversation. Q: From 'Guddi' to 'Gippi', the...
  • Gippi: 5 over-exploited plots often seen in teenage films 10-05-2013 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood has had its own share of teenage dramas. From Jaya Bachchan's 'Guddi' to Karan Johar's latest offering 'Gippi', the teenage drama have been given a new twist with each passing decade, but there are a few age-old formulas that make it to most of the teenage films....
  • Have made the film 'Gippi' for love, not for money: Sonam Nair 10-05-2013 04:31 PM

    Director Sonam Nair joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her new film 'Gippi'. Q. Why you tried to explore this type of movies..movies on teenage are hardly made in Bollywood? Asked by: Kabirr A. I think teen years are the best years of our lives, and also the most...
  • Karan Johar's 'Gippi': Tweet Review 10-05-2013 01:42 PM

    New Delhi: Director Sonam Nair's 'Gippi' is about a teenage girl Gurpreet Kaur (Riya Vij) who is not comfortable in tackling the issues related to adolescence. She is unable to cope up with peer pressure and the pressure to look slim and smart in worldly senses. Divya Dutta is playing...
  • Friday Release: I saw myself in 'Gippi', says Divya Dutta 09-05-2013 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: Sonam Nair's debut directorial venture 'Gippi' is all set to hit the screens on May 10. Riya Vij is playing the character of Gippi while Divya Dutta will be seen as Gippi's mother Pappi. Divya describes her role, "Hindi films limit the roles to good or bad or...
  • Snapshot: Gippi's off-screen bond of love with her mother 09-05-2013 12:12 PM

    New Delhi: Director Sonam Nair, along with the cast of 'Gippi', took part in a promotional event. Riya Vij, Divya Dutta, Taaha Shah and Jayati Modi were seen enjoying every moment of the event. Delhi girl Riya Vij is playing the role of 'Gippi' while Divya Dutta will be seen...
  • 'Guddi' to 'Gippi': How Bollywood handles teenage angst 09-05-2013 10:49 AM

    New Delhi: Sonam Nair's 'Gippi' is hitting the screens on Friday the 10th. On an outset, it seems to be dealing with the problems of adolescence, which would be a new thing in Bollywood if these issues are presented in a sensible way. It also marks the changing patterns of...
  • I keep rediscovering myself with every film: Divya Dutta 04-05-2013 05:29 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, known for her versatile performances in films like 'Baghban', 'Aaja Nachle' and 'Veer Zaara', says she has never tried to stick to an image and always done different kind of roles. "I have never tried to bind myself in some kind of an image on screen....
  • Ayan Mukerji is my godfather: 'Gippi' director 20-04-2013 05:50 PM

    Mumbai: Debutant director Sonam Nair, who is foraying into Bollywood with 'Gippi', says she considers director Ayan Mukerji as her godfather. She had assisted him for 'Wake Up Sid'. "Ayan is my godfather. I knew him a little bit through friends, but we had not really met. When I came...
  • 'Gippi' does not have stars, says Sonam Nair 19-04-2013 05:32 PM

    Mumbai: Debutante director Sonam Nair who has roped in a 14-year-old girl in the lead role of 'Gippi', says the only risk she has taken is not casting stars in the movie. The film focuses on the story of a teenage girl. Only a few movies have been made in...
  • Loved doing Karan Johar's 'Gippi': Divya Dutta 12-04-2013 06:44 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, who will soon be seen in Karan Johar's production 'Gippi', says this is her first film with the filmmaker and she loved doing it. "I loved doing the film. I got a beautiful compliment from Karan when he called me up and said he loved my...
  • Gippi: Mother inspires Divya Dutta's character 11-04-2013 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: Actress Divya Dutta, who plays the role of single mother in upcoming movie 'Gippi', says she drew inspiration from her own mother for the role. The 35-year-old plays single mother to the lead actress in the movie. "My role in 'Gippi' is that of single mother who's more...
  • Sneak peek: Karan Johar's 'Gippi' 02-04-2013 03:20 PM

    Directed by Sonam Nair, 'Gippi' satrs Riya Vij in the title role. ...