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  • | November 8th, 2012

    Vidya Balan to lose weight for Kahaani sequel!

    Vidya Balan to lose weight for Kahaani sequel!

    And according to director Sujoy Ghosh, it’s cakewalk for the actor. Really?
    We’ve been buying excuses that said Vidya Balan’s well-rounded shape is to fit into the character of the scripts she’s been choosing. But that’s about to change, folks. Click here to read more

  • | October 6th, 2012

    Vidya Balan to Vidya Balloon – the mega transformation of the Kahaani actor

    Vidya Balan to Vidya Balloon – the mega transformation of the Kahaani actor

    From being pleasantly plump to ballooning all the way to VERY large and with that, portraying the best dirty pictures we have ever seen – Vidya Balan has been grabbing our attention for her amazing acting talent. And if that’s not enough, the lady is always in the news for her much-talked-about circularity!
    We love Vidya Balan, absolutely unconditionally! The kind of talent she has and the spontaneity she displays as she transforms into a range of different characters in her movies make us adore Vidya even more. But there’s something inherent about our fave star’s personality – on screen and off it – that makes you forget and forgive the innumerable faux pas she commits in terms of her disastrous fashion sensibility. Click here to read more

  • | July 30th, 2012

    Sanjay Dutt, happy birthday!

    Sanjay Dutt, happy birthday!

    The ‘khalnayak’ of B-town turns 53 today
    Sanjay Dutt was born to Sunil Dutt and Nargis on July 29, 1959. And today Sanju baba plans to celebrate his birthday with a small iftar party. “As of now there’s no bash planned, but a small get-together with family and friends is on the cards for Baba,” a birdie revealed. Click here to read more

  • | June 11th, 2012

    Is Vidya Balan repaying a favour to Vidhu Vinod Chopra?

    Is Vidya Balan repaying a favour to Vidhu Vinod Chopra?

    The producer of Ferrari Ki Sawaari gets an instant nod from the talented actor to do a Lavani number. Is this Vidya Balan’s way of staying in the good books of Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the man who gave the Kahaani actor her first Bollywood break?
    Vidya Balan showcased her tremendous acting potential in her very first film, Parineeta. Directed by Pradeep Sarkar, the 2005 movie was a Vidhu Vinod Chopra production. Later, in 2006, Chopra went onto produce Raj Kumar Hirani’s Lage Raho Munna Bhai, where Vidya played the female lead opposite Sanjay Dutt. Click here to read more

  • | June 6th, 2012

    Why is Vidya Balan nervous?

    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

  • | April 5th, 2012

    What if Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had done Vidya Balan’s role in ‘Parineeta’?

    What if Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had done Vidya Balan’s role in ‘Parineeta’?

    We think the period romance would have been superficial and pretentious, just like the public image of the former beauty queen herself
    At the recent week-long screening of films he has produced and directed Vidhu Vinod Chopra revealed to a room full of the media that the first face that popped into his head when he read the script of Parineeta was Aishwarya Rai Bachchan‘s. But Pradeep Sarkar, the ad filmmaker who was turning feature director with the project, was stuck like a broken record insisting that he would only cast the then far-less-curvy Vidya Balan in the title role. Click here to read more

  • | April 3rd, 2012

    Sanjay Dutt is one of the most humble superstars of B-town: Vidya Balan

    Sanjay Dutt is one of the most humble superstars of B-town: Vidya Balan

    The Dirty Picture sensation was blown away by Sanju baba’s humility and down-to-earth personality when she met him for the first time
    When Vidya Balan met Sanjay Dutt on sets of Parineeta she was charmed by the actor’s modesty. So much that even today, six years after the much-acclaimed film, Vidya thinks Sanjay is a true superstar – purely on the basis of his incredible humbleness. The sexy actor made this confession about her Lage Raho Munna Bhai co-star when she turned up on Bigg Boss 5 to promote her upcoming film The Dirty Picture. Click here to read more

  • | March 12th, 2012

    Vidya Balan on National Award: I’ve got more than I’d expected

    Vidya Balan on National Award: I’ve got more than I’d expected

    Vidya Balan, who won the best actress National Film Award for her bold and beautiful performance in The Dirty Picture, says she has achieved a lot more than she ever expected to in her seven-year Bollywood career. “I am feeling very good. Actually, I am speechless to tell how wonderful and happy I am feeling,” the 33-year-old said at an event. “I always thought of receiving at least one National Award in my career. I am just seven years old in the industry and I already have a National Award to my credit. As I said, I have got much more than I had expected. I am feeling very content,” she added.
    Vidya forayed into Bollywood in 2005 with Parineeta and received the Filmfare award for best female debut for her role as Lolita.  The year 2011 proved to be splendid for the actress, whose No One Killed Jessica and The Dirty Picture received accolades. Vidya’s latest Kahaani is also fetching the actor rave reviews for her performance as a pregnant woman in search of her missing husband.Click here to read more

  • | January 8th, 2012

    Vidya Balan: I have no boundaries

    Vidya Balan: I have no boundaries

    The Dirty Picture actor has her priorities neatly laid out. And while her contemporaries are pretty gung-ho about tying the knot, Vidya would rather spend some more time with the movies
    Vidya Balan, the leading lady of Kahaani doesn’t mind getting hitched, but it’s certainly not on her priority list. “My career is going good. Emotionally and mentally I am in a very happy space, by God’s grace. I am not thinking about marriage now, but I’m sure there’s a right time for it. I believe in the institution of marriage. I won’t ignore it for a long, but yeah, for now I am keeping it aside. I will definitely get married,” said Vidya, who is apparently dating Siddharth Roy Kapur, CEO of UTV Motion Pictures. So, what is it that’s keeping Vidya from saying ‘I do’? Click here to read more

  • | January 5th, 2012

    KAHAANI trailer: Vidya Balan packs a punch

    KAHAANI trailer: Vidya Balan packs a punch

    Watch Vidya Balan in an all new avatar in the hard hitting trailer of director Sujoy Ghosh’s film
    If you think you’ve seen everything Vidya Balan had to show, in her last film, The Dirty Picture, you are mistaken. Though Sujoy Ghosh’s previous film, Aladin, didn’t find many takers, it seems that this time, aided by the acting genius of Vids, he seems to be back in form. Click here to read more

  • | December 30th, 2011

    Happy birthday Vidya Balan!

    Happy birthday Vidya Balan!

    The Dirty Picture actor turns a year older today, January 1
    Vidya Balan, who struck gold at the box office this year with The Dirty Picture, turns 34 on the first day of 2012. Vidya was a model for several products before she entered Bollywood with Parineeta at the age of 27. Click here to read more

  • | November 30th, 2011

    Does Vidya Balan have the Silk-y touch?

    Does Vidya Balan have the Silk-y touch?

    Can Vidya Balan be a good Silk Smitha on screen? We find out
    There’s a lot being said about Vidya Balan and her ability to portray south seductresses like Silk Smitha and Polyester Padmini in the The Dirty Picture. When Milan Luthria first chose Vids for the role, it shocked all her fans as till then, she had a very girl-next-door image. But Vidya took this up as a challenge and went all out to portray her character of a seductress in Tamil cinema. She has also admitted that she’s never enjoyed being a woman more than she did while shooting for the film. Does that automatically make her the right choice to play an uninhibitedly sexy character? We took a look at the qualities of Silk and tried to figure out if Vidya was a good match. Here’s our take… Click here to read more

  • | November 23rd, 2011

    Vidya Balan: I enjoyed doing ‘The Dirty Picture’

    Vidya Balan: I enjoyed doing ‘The Dirty Picture’

    The actor is eagerly awaiting the release of her film based on the life of south siren Silk Smitha
    Vidya Balan’s dare bare act in her upcoming film The Dirty Picture is the talk of the town. The actor confesses that in the beginning, it was not easy for her to play the ultra-sensuous role. “There was a certain amount of mental preparation about being uninhibited and being unapologetic about being uninhibited…But I have enjoyed it,” said Vidya during the promotion of her film, which depicts the rise and fall of a sex-siren in the 1980s and 1990s. Click here to read more

  • | November 10th, 2011

    Vidya Balan’s belly goes ooo laa laaa…!

    Vidya Balan’s belly goes ooo laa laaa…!


    As men feast their eyes on Vidya’s curvaceous body and the women smirk at her jiggling tummy every time Ms B appears onscreen, we think about the transformation this babe has undergone over the years
    Ms Balan has trudged a long way from being a sweet and innocent Bong babe in Parineeta, metamorphosing into a sensual, podgy woman in The Dirty Picture. But the tiresome trudging, however ironic it may sound, hasn’t helped Ms Balan shed those extra kilos. In fact, just like Kareena became the fitness trendsetter and coined the new size zero, Vidya took the same route and pioneered the new size 8 (no, wait, maybe 9…14?). Click here to read more

  • | October 13th, 2011

    Ashok Kumar: Wish him on his 100th birth anniversary

    Ashok Kumar: Wish him on his 100th birth anniversary

    The life and times of the ‘Dadamoni’ of Indian cinema
    He was a shy man with average looks, definitely not the Bollywood type; yet destiny had other plans for Ashok Kumar who got into showbiz by chance and never looked back. As the late actor’s 100th birth anniversary dawns Thursday, film historians and fans remember the ‘Dadamoni’ of Indian cinema. Born in a Bengali family October 13, 1911, he did his schooling from Presidency College in Kolkata, and graduated in sciences and law. Not quite starry-eyed, he came to Mumbai in 1936 in search of a job. He got the role of a lab assistant in the newly established Bombay Talkies. But one day film director Himanshu Rai was furious with the lead actor of his film who had vanished without informing him. On the spur of the moment, he laid his eyes on Ashok and wanted the man as the lead in his film Jeevan Naiya. Click here to read more