Hum Paanch News
Vidya Balan’s reunion with her Hum Paanch gang will take you down the memory lane
Vidya Balan re-united with Hum Paanch team for a special episode Click here to read more
Hum Paanch’s Sweety, Khichdi’s Hansa, CID’s Daya: 10 TV characters we absolutely love!
Here’s going down memory lane and penning down TV characters that we loved, love and will love forever!
The world of Television has expanded today. Click here to read more
Vidya Balan: I don’t want to be a part of any reality or fictional TV show!
The Bobby Jasoos actor is rejecting TV shows outright. We wonder why…
Powerhouse actress Vidya Balan who shot to fame with the popular television show Hum Paanch has ever since emerged one of the most sought after names in Bollywood, however, that hasn’t stopped Click here to read more
Veteran filmmaker Bapu passes away!
The director of classics like Sampoorna Ramayanam and Mutyala Muggu is no more
Renowned Telugu filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana aka Bapu died here at his residence Sunday, his family said. He was 80. “He passed away following a cardiac arrest. He was struggling with illness for the last few months,” Bapu’s brother Sattiraju Shankar Narayana told reporters. Click here to read more
Vidya Balan: I’m running out of words to express gratitude for the Padma Shri
Named for the Padma Shri on Saturday, the Bollywood actor found herself running out of words to describe her gratitude
Vidya Balan, who is overwhelmed with the announcement, has dedicated the fourth highest civilian award to her family. Click here to read more
Vidya Balan, happy birthday! Send your wishes!
The Kahaani actor turns 36 today!
Born on January 1, 1978, Vidya Balan aspired to be an actor from a very young age. Vidya first acted in the popular sitcom Hum Paanch way back in the ‘90s when she was just 16. The actor had quite a few unsuccessful attempts Click here to read more
Ankita Lokhande, Pratyusha Banerjee, Jennifer Winget: Will TV’s top ladies make it big in B-town?
Television has often been considered a stepping-stone for actors to enter Bollywood. Will the new generation of leading ladies make it to the big screen?
While we’ve seen the hunks of tellyland making a mark in B-town, the women have for the most part been left far behind. But that in no way means they can’t make it Click here to read more
Is Vidya Balan part of Ekta Kapoor’s Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara?
The Dirty Picture actor is not playing a full-fledged role in the gangster flick, but will be making an appearance in a song sequence
It’s a well known fact that Balaji head honcho Ekta Kapoor believes in numerology, astrology and lucky mascots. Apparently, the TV czarina considers Vidya Balan lucky for herself. Click here to read more
Ekta Kapoor: People thought my movies will be all about jewellery and saas-bahu
Discouragement and distrust are what producer Ekta Kapoor faced when she decided to make movies. But she took it with a pinch of salt and made a mark in filmdom by churning out hit movies on a wide range of topics – from underworld to supernatural thrillers – and proving naysayers wrong
“When I did television, I was told that I cannot do movies and I won’t be able to understand the medium. People thought my movies will be all about jewellery and ‘saas-bahu’,” said Ekta. Click here to read more
Why is Vidya Balan nervous?
The Dirty Picture actor is anxious about doing her first comedy film – Ghanchakkar opposite Emraan Hashmi
Vidya Balan’s acting skills are certainly enviable. The 34-year-old can display a range of expressions that can give a seasoned actor a run for his money. After portraying strong characters in movies like Parineeta, Paa, The Dirty Picture and Kahaani, the talented actor is now all set to dabble in comedy. Click here to read more
Vidya Balan is hot in ‘The Dirty Picture’: Tusshar Kapoor
Ahem. So says the guy who admits his sister wanted him to date the Paa actor, a long time ago, during the Hum Paanch days
Didn’t you know? Ekta Kapoor was hellbent on getting Tusshar Kapoor and Vidya Balan together all those years ago, but it just didn’t work out! While that admission seemed to come straight from Tusshy’s heart, the rest just fizzled out. Click here to read more
Anil Kapoor’s father Surinder Kapoor passes away
Producer Surinder Kapoor, father of actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor and producer Boney Kapoor, passed away in Mumbai on Saturday, September 24. He was 84. Kapoor, who had produced films like Woh 7 Din, Judai, Pukar, Hum Paanch and No Entry, suffered a cardiac arrest.”I’m at Surinderji’s house right now. He had gone for a walk in the evening. He came back, drank a glass of water and while he was untying the laces of his shoes, he suffered a heart attack and died on the spot,” Anees Bazmee, the director of Kapoor’s production venture No Entry, said. Kapoor was the president of the Film and Television Producers Guild of India from 1995 to 2001 and was also felicitated with the L.V. Prasad Phalke Award in 2009.
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Vidya Balan: Hot scenes from ‘The Dirty Picture’ not sleazy
Vidya Balan never stops experimenting with her roles. And the latest is: we see her shedding her goody-girl avatar and playing southern siren Silk Smitha in The Dirty Picture. Excerpts from a chat with the sexy actor
How was it playing Silk Smitha?
I have never enjoyed being a woman more than in The Dirty Picture. It celebrates the woman like a rainbow in all her colours. Some people might have a problem in digesting the character but as a woman I am sure you will like the film. Click here to read more