March 8 News
Women’s Day Special: Rashami Desai, Kritika Sengar, Barkha Bisht- 5 actress more popular than their better halves!
On the occasion of Women’s Day, we commemorate the success of these women who have excelled in the TV world and made a name for themselves
March 8 is recognized as International Women’s Day. To commemorate their success, BollywoodLife looks at 5 TV actresses who are more popular than their better halves. Click here to read more
Kumkum Bhagya’s Pragya, Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’s Gopi, Satrangi Sasural’s Aarushi- 5 female characters on TV who need to speak up for themselves!
They are the central characters of almost all daily soaps, but still are portrayed as this meek, damsels in distress, who can never speak up for themselves – and we’ve just had enough of that
On the occasion of Women’s Day, we thought of five gorgeous female characters from Indian daily soaps, who should speak their mind, take a stand and be a little more daring in life. Click here to read more
Gr8 Women’s Achievers Awards 2013: Farah Khan, Asin, Prachi Desai attend the do – View pics
Many more were spotted on the red carpet and on stage. Take a peek!
The Gr8 Women’s Achievers Awards 2013 ceremony was held at Hotel Lalit, Mumbai, on International Women’s Day, March 8. Click here to read more
Women’s Day Special: Where are Bollywood’s women bonding films?
Cineswami takes a look at the great female bonding films that Bollywood has produced, and also reports that a new girl-bonding movie is being planned
Today is International Women’s Day, as every media outlet will remind you, unless of course you live under a rock where gender issues may not be as pronounced. The big release today is Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster, but the hit of the year so far has been male bonding tale Kai Po Che! Click here to read more
Vidya Balan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor – who is your favourite woman of substance?
It’s not their skimpy clothes or unabashed acting that draws us to these ladies. It’s the elan and belief with which they do it all. Which of Bollywood’s hottest heroines do you choose to look up to?
Women’s Day is a stone’s throw away now. Click here to read more
Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns to release on International Women’s Day: first look
Tigmanshu Dhulia’d sequel to Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster will hit theatres on March 8
Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns (SBAGR), a sequel to the hit Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster, was supposed to release in 2012 but was postponed. The Tigmanshu Dhulia directorial is now to release on March 8, 2013, which happens to be International Women’s Day. Click here to read more
Madhuri Dixit is a sweetheart in ‘Gulab Gang’: Anubhav Sinha
Madhuri Dixit’s Gulab Gang goes on floors in October 2012 and producer Anubhav Sinha aims to release it on International Women’s Day on March 8, 2013. He gets talking about the film
The shooting of Madhuri Dixit-Nene’s comeback film Gulab Gang, the first production of RA.One director Anubhav Sinha, will begin in October 2012. Since the movie is all about woman power, the filmmaker hopes to wrap it up in time to release it on International Women’s Day in 2013. Click here to read more
HOLI Special: TV actors reveal their festival plans
Avika Gor, Shashank Vyas, Gurmeet Chaudhary, Kunal Karan Kapoor and many more let us in on how they are going to have fun on Holi
Their hectic schedule rarely gives them free time for fun and celebrations. But this Holi (March 8), some of India’s fave television names will spend time with family and friends, while some will be celebrating on the sets. The actors recall their childhood memories of the festival and also spread the message of a safe Holi to all. Avika Gor of Sasural Simar Ka, Rati Pandey of Hitler Didi, Shashank Vyas of Balika Vadhu, Sameer Soni of Parichay, Gurmeet Chaudhary of Punar Vivah, Kunal Karan Kapoor of Na Bole Tum… Na Maine Kuch Kaha and Navneet Nishan of Hitler Didi reveal their plans. Click to know more!
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Ali Zafar: Proud that a woman got Pakistan’s first Oscar
The London Paris New York artiste thinks it’s a great achievement
Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar is happy that Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, a woman, picked up the first Oscar for his country. He describes it as a great feat for all his countrymen. “We are very proud of the fact that a woman has got the first Oscar for Pakistan. Sharmeen got the first Oscar and I have personally had the pleasure of meeting her. What a great achievement for all of us,” the 31-year-old said at the Lavasa Women’s Drive awards. Sharmeen, a Pakistani journalist and documentary filmmaker, won the Oscar for her documentary film Saving Face, which uncovers the story of hundreds of people, mostly women who become acid attack victims in her country. The movie won the best documentary (short) at the 84th Academy Awards. Click here to read more
Anil Kapoor: Bollywood heroes should encourage women-oriented films
The MI:4 actor feels that today’s Bollywood actors refrain from women-oriented films
Actor Anil Kapoor, who has worked in many female-centric films like Beta, Lajja, Judaai and Biwi No. 1, says most actors today do not like being a part of films that revolve around women. “I see leading men are not very happy being part of a woman-oriented film. I think (they are) the best films ever made in our country, including Mother India, which was a female-centric film and is remembered till date,” the 52-year-old actor said here at the Lavasa Women’s Drive. Click here to read more