SOUMIK SEN

  • Working with Madhuri Dixit has been a learning experience: Atul Srivastava March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: After gaining appreciation for his minor roles in films like 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai', Munna Bhai MBBS' and 'Bhootnath', actor Atul Srivastava says his character in Soumik Sen's 'Gulaab Gang' is an important milestone of his career. Atul, 52, believes that his portrayal of a corrupt Block Development...
  • Gulaab Gang: I'm loving the hate, says Juhi Chawla March 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Juhi Chawla is revelling in the reviews of her latest release 'Gulaab Gang', in which she has played a negative role for the first time. "I am loving the hate. For the first time, I'm actually glad you could hate me," Juhi posted on her Twitter page, along with the...
  • Women's Day Special: Celebration of womanhood in 'Gulaab Gang', 'Queen' March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Women can be each others greatest strength and also their greatest enemy. Soumik Sen's latest Gulaab Gang highlights that how women in their own way can make a society more conducive for peace and harmony and can also harm it. Playing a social vigilant in 'Gulaab Gang', Madhuri Dixit...
  • 'Gulaab Gang' review: The film is muddled and forgettable March 7, 2014

    Cast: Madhuri Dixit, Juhi Chawla Director: Soumik Sen In a key scene from Gulaab Gang, Madhuri Dixit's Rajjo leads a group of women dressed in pink saris and wielding lathis, sickles and axes to descend upon a band of thugs who're smuggling their village ration. Leaping through the air and pouncing...
  • Glad that trouble is over for 'Gulaab Gang': Juhi Chawla March 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Juhi Chawla is glad that her film 'Gulaab Gang' has overcome its legal hassles and has finally hit theatres Friday. The Delhi High Court Thursday cleared the release of the Hindi movie, reportedly based on the life of activist Sampat Pal, who formed the Gulabi Gang, a group of...
  • 'Gulaab Gang' Tweet Review: First day, first show March 7, 2014

    New Delhi: For those who grew up in the 1990s, watching a movie with arch rivals Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla would perhaps be unthinkable. Two decades later producer Anubhav Sinha has managed a casting coup of sorts by casting the reigning Divas of 90s together for a film. Inspired on...
  • Delhi HC lifts stay order, allows the release of Madhuri Dixit's 'Gulaab Gang' March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday cleared the release of Hindi movie 'Gulaab Gang', reportedly based on the life of activist Sampat Pal, who formed the Gulabi Gang, a group of pink sari clad women vigilantes in Uttar Pradesh. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice...
  • Delhi High Court puts stay order on release of Madhuri Dixit's 'Gulaab Gang' March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the release of forthcoming Hindi movie 'Gulaab Gang', reportedly based on the life of activist Sampat Pal, who formed Gulabi Gang, a group of pink sari clad women vigilantes in Uttar Pradesh. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva stayed the release of the film, starring Madhuri...
  • Gulaab Gang: Sampat Pal moves Delhi High Court to block the release of the film March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Activist Sampat Pal Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court for blocking the release of forthcoming Hindi movie 'Gulaab Gang', which is reportedly based on her life. Sampat Pal formed Gulabi Gang, a group of pink sari clad women vigilantes from Uttar Pradesh. The film, starring Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla...
  • 'Gulaab Gang' is set in a matriarchal society: director Soumik Sen February 24, 2014

    Kolkata: Debutant director Soumik Sen says his upcoming women-centric film 'Gulaab Gang' is set in a matriarchal society. The filmmaker said the Madhuri Dixit-starrer 'Gulaab Gang' is a story where both the protagonist and antagonist are women, while men are only playing supporting roles. "You can say that it is a...
  • Good time for women in Bollywood, says Madhuri Dixit February 22, 2014

    Kolkata: Lauding 'Gulaab Gang' director Soumik Sen for scripting a womancentric film, actress Madhuri Dixit Friday here acknowledged that women have risen to prominence in the film industry and are essaying diverse roles from scripting to direction. Madhuri also noted the changing trend of directors perceiving women in unconventional roles. "I see...
  • Director Soumik Sen's 'Gulaab Gang' blog: The day I first met Madhuri Dixit... February 14, 2014

    She was in Denver. But I was told by Rikkuji, her then secretary that she does come down for Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa. And a meeting was set up. Meetings with Rikkuji followed and then I was told I could meet her. For 15 minutes. Kempt, shaved and armed with the...
  • If you thought Madhuri Dixit is a great actress, you should listen to her singing voice February 10, 2014

    From paying a tough role to doing even the most complex dance moves and performing stunts without a body double, Madhuri Dixit has often wowed us with her ability to rise to the challenges. But her ability to sing as remarkably as a trained Bollywood singer is likely to leave...
  • Taekwondo helped me a lot in doing action scenes in 'Gulaab Gang': Madhuri February 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit, who will be seen doing action sequences in her upcoming film 'Gulaab Gang', has used her Taekwondo skills which she learnt in US to pull off difficult stunts. "When I was Denver, I used to take my kids to a Taekwondo class. I used to sit...
  • Gulaab Gang: Madhuri, Juhi indulge in a war of supremacy in the title track February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A new song from the film 'Gulaab Gang' has been released. It's the title song of the film and features Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla. It's a high voltage song voiced by Malabika Brahma and Shilpa Rao. The film is set to be released on March 7, 2014. ...
  • Never thought of Juhi Chawla as my competitor: Madhuri Dixit February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The two contemporaries did not work together in the past, both shinning in their respective careers, but years later Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla are set for an interesting faceoff onscreen as the avenger and the villain in 'Gulaab Gang'. In her interviews, Juhi has said that the reason they...
  • Madhuri Dixit trained in Shaolin, Kung Fu for 'Gulaab Gang' January 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit's trainer Kanishka Sharma, who has choreographed her stunts in 'Gulaab Gang', is all praise for the Bollywood icon saying she made some tiring action sequences look effortless on screen. "I remember a scene where Madhuri had to twist a man's arm and kick him hard. I...
  • Scared if I would be accepted in a villainous role: Juhi Chawla January 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Juhi Chawla, who will be seen in her maiden negative role in 'Gulaab Gang', says she was sceptical to take up the film as she was worried about the audience reaction to her shade of grey. The film is inspired by a reallife group...
  • 'Gulaab Gang' trailer crosses 1.5 million views on YouTube in four days January 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha is ecstatic at the response to the trailer of his forthcoming coproduction 'Gulaab Gang' it has crossed 1.5 million hits on YouTube. Sinha took to Twitter to "raise a toast" to the amazing progress of the trailer which was released Jan 10. "Is it okay to raise...
  • 'Gulaab Gang' trailer: Witness the power of pink with Madhuri, Juhi January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The makers of 'Gulaab Gang' have released the first trailer of the film. Directed by Soumik Sen, the film features Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla in the lead roles. 'Gulaab Gang' is scheduled to be released on March 7, 2014. Take a look at the trailer. ...
  • Madhuri Dixit's utterly terrifying poster of Gulaab Gang November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The first poster of 'Gulaab Gang' came out Friday with Madhuri Dixit seen in the 'Kaali' avatar of goddess Durga. The fiery combination of red and yellow colours in the background adds to the curiosity about her role in the film. In the movie, helmed by Soumik Sen, Madhuri,...
  • Negative role in 'Gulaab Gang' startled me: Juhi Chawla November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Juhi Chawla plays a negative character in Anubhav Sinha's production venture 'Gulaab Gang' and says she was surprised by the makers' confidence in her to pull it off. Based on a woman's grit and determination, the film sees Madhuri Dixit in the lead while Juhi will be seen as...
  • 'Gulab Gang' First Look: Bruised Madhuri Dixit makes the film a must watch July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Rustic, gutsy and an achiever! Well, that's the best way to describe Madhuri Dixit's character in her muchanticipated film 'Gulab Gang'. Sporting bruises on her face and hands in the first look of the film, the actress has sent out the signs of it being a must watch....
  • I don't think I'm a feminist: Madhuri Dixit July 7, 2013

    Macau: Bollywood's dancing diva Madhuri Dixit, who portrays a powerful character in the womancentric 'Gulaab Gang', says she isn't a feminist but is all for strong and independent women. "I don't think I'm a feminist. I am independent and strong, which is what women should be like," Madhuri said a press...
  • 'Gulaab Gang' is not based on Sampat Pal's life May 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Anubhav Sinha has dismissed reports that his upcoming Madhuri DixitJuhi Chawla starrer 'Gulaab Gang' is based on the life of Sampat Pal. "It is not based on anybody's life, it's a fiction. Yes, there are some similarities like it has a women's gang and the pink colour but the...
  • Madhuri has been one of my best costars: Juhi Chawla May 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Juhi Chawla, who is sharing the screen space with her once arch rival Madhuri Dixit for the first time in 'Gulaab Gang', calls the 'dhak dhak' girl her "one of the best costars" so far. Loosely based on UttarPradesh based Sampat Pal's 'Gulabi Gang', which works for the women's...
  • I do not believe in competition, says Madhuri Dixit February 6, 2013

    Mumbai: All set to stage a come back in Bollywood with 'Dedh Ishqiya' and 'Gulab Gang', Madhuri Dixit does not believe she has competition with actresses like Karisma Kapoor and Sridevi returning to films after taking long breaks. Almost after a gap of 15 years, Sridevi made a comeback with 'English...
  • Gulab Gang: Juhi Chawla joins Madhuri Dixit November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: After roping in Madhuri Dixit for 'Gulab Gang', now filmmaker Anubhav Sinha has cast Juhi Chawla for the film and says it will be great to see them together for the first time on big screen. "Actually, there were two reasons to cast Juhi Chawla for the film. The...
  • I am not a gangster in 'Gulab Gang': Madhuri June 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit, who has been roped in to play the lead in Anubhav Sinha's home production 'Gulab Gang', says contrary to reports she is not playing a gangster and will not be mouthing bad words. "I don't know where all these things (about abuses) came from. There is...