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Peepli live actor News

  • | July 3rd, 2012

    MLA movie review: This film will make your stomach churn!

    MLA movie review: This film will make your stomach churn!

    Walking into Shiv Dubey’s MLA- An Inside Intruder with your tummy full is a dangerous proposition because you’ll either doze off or have haunting nightmares about the film for the days to come. If not, then you’ll simply throw up!
    Picture this: you are watching a predictably boring 90’s film, preferably a C-grade production with an amazingly simplistic and dumb storyline. You have to look at actors who wear the same expression throughout the film and mouth the most cliched lines. The conventional ‘hero’ and ‘heroine’ break into a dance and go on a romantic escapade absolutely unannounced. Click here to read more

  • | May 23rd, 2012

    ‘Peepli Live’ actor Omkar Das Manikpuri says: ‘MLA’ is a brave film

    ‘Peepli Live’ actor Omkar Das Manikpuri says: ‘MLA’ is a brave film

    After grabbing attention and accolades for his heart-wrenching character Natha in Aamir Khan’s production Peepli Live, actor Omkar Das Manikpuri is back with his second film MLA, which is releasing across India this Friday. We caught up with the unassuming actor on a sweltering May afternoon to learn more about the fascinating shades of his interestingly quirky personality, his unease about facing the media glare and his journey from a dusty village in Chhattisgarh to the silver screen
    With a nervous smile plastered on his wrinkled face, Omkar Das Manikpuri’s hesitation in doing an interview is palpable. Natha of Peepli Live fame doesn’t hate the media, but the sheer thought of talking to the ‘snobbish’ English-speaking Indian press makes him uneasy. Click here to read more