Barkha Dutt News
11 FIERY statements made by Kangana Ranaut that prove she is BALLSY!
In a recent interview, Kangana Ranaut opens up about her legal feud with Hrithik Roshan and allegations of being a witch, minutes before the National Awards ceremony. Click here to read more
Ranveer Singh makes Dr Farooq Abdullah groove to the tunes of Malhari – watch video!
Singh bro, you can do anything! Read on…
So even though Deepika Padukone is the star making her Hollywood debut now, it is Ranveer Singh who steals the show! Singh’s energy is so contagious Click here to read more
Kavita Radheshyam’s role in Amma inspired by television journalist Barkha Dutt
Directed by Faisal Saif, the film also features Prasant Narayanan, Pooja Misrra and Anjjan Srivestav in important roles. Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav plays the main antagonist.
Actress Kavita Radheshyam plays an investigative journalist in upcoming multilingual film “Amma”. She says her role is inspired by well known television journalist Barkha Dutt. Click here to read more
AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal supports AIB Roast?
Here’s what Kejriwal said when Ashish Shakya (an AIB member) asked him about his stand on freedom of speech…
Last night, AIB roast videos featuring Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor were taken down from the internet and since then everyone has been talking about how freedom of speech is now just a phrase which cannot be exercised by aam janta. Click here to read more
Om Puri absconding after being charged with domestic violence
Update: The police has been trying to trace the absconding actor
Actor Om Puri was accused of domestic violence following a complaint lodged by wife Nandita Puri. The police reached Om Puri’s home to arrest him but he was missing. Click here to read more
Kareena Kapoor says her Satyagraha role is inspired by TV journalist Barkha Dutt
Bollywood’s begum, who was recently crowned the Entertainer of the Decade by a news channel, admitted that Dutt’s spirit and sensitivity inspired her greatly
Reel life roles inspired by real life characters are quite interesting. Ask Anil Kapoor who plays an encounter specialist ACP Isaque Bagwaan in Shootout At Wadala and Click here to read more
Laadli Media Awards 2013: Gauri Shinde, Bhanu Athaiya honoured
The English Vinglish director and the Oscar-winning costume designer won at the fourth Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity
Filmmaker Gauri Shinde received the Laadli award for the Best Mainline Hindi Film for her directorial debut English Vinglish, while Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya got honoured for lifetime achievement.
Shinde says she will keep making films that showcase emotions which both men and women can relate to. Click here to read more
Jaipur Literature Festival: Oprah Winfrey steals the show!
Exclusive report from the Jaipur ‘celebrity festival’
Cineswami decided to take a punt and brave the cold, not to mention the crowds of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival, only to find that the literature has firmly taken a backseat to celebrity culture. Thanks to the festival being free to all, the crowds have ballooned, resulting in a free for all. Crowds are meat and drink to celebrities (however minor) who give two hoots for literature but will do anything to soak up the adulation of adoring audiences. Thus Kabir Bedi was present at the opening night along with his helpmeet Parveen. They disappeared from sight soon enough. Leading independent filmmaker Ketan Mehta was there with his consort Deepa Sahi, but since all the literary sessions were packed solid by the junta, they were wandering around on the sidelines. Vidhu Vinod Chopra was present with his talented author daughter and they were having a good time. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan’s ‘Satyamev Jayate’ episode 2 tackles child sexual abuse
The actor’s TV show this Sunday threw light on another rampant social evil in India
While the topic of the second episode of Aamir Khan’s TV show Satyamev Jayate was already out in the media before the show was aired on May 13, it still came as a shocker to audiences who were not used to seeing such a thing being discussed openly. Click here to read more
Is Ramu really serious?
RGV hangs in between the virtual and the real world
Replacing the label of ‘formidable director’ with ‘insensitive human being’, Ram Gopal Varma remains unaffected by other people’s opinions about him. At this point, when the whole nation is singing the same tune – that the verdict in the Maria Susairaj case is unfair – RGV is happily crooning a much different lyric, in his usual brash style. But what’s astonishing is the fact that this man, who portrays a self-opinionated image mainly on the social networking site, Twitter, is an absolutely different person when he comes face to face with the media. Click here to read more