Posts Tagged ‘Vidya Balan’

Vidya Balan Loses Rascals for leaving Dhamaal 2

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who has recently walked out of the movie Dhamaal 2, has lost a solo heroine role in Rascals, which is the first film of Sanjay Dutt Productions (SDP). David Dhawan is directing Rascals. Sanjay Dutt also stars Dhamaal 2 along with few other actors.

Initially, the actress agreed to be a part of Dhamaal 2 but asked for a whooping amount of Rs 1.5 crore as fee. The producers refused to pay such a huge amount and she walked out of the movie. She was then replaced by Mallika Sherawat.

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Posted by Editor on 4 August, 2010

Vidya Balan wants to Romance Salman Khan

In recent Bollywood news, it has been revealed that acclaimed Bollywood actor Vidya Balan also woos Salman Khan and is desperate to romance him on the silver screen.

Salman is in the wish list of Vidya and she is eagerly looking forward to be cast opposite to him in the near future. She said Salman’s name, when she was asked about her choice. This just shows that the actress is very enthusiastic about playing a role opposite to Salman.

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Posted by Editor on 31 July, 2010

Shahid Tired of being ‘Single’

Recently it’s been revealed that Shahid Kapoor is tired of the ‘single’ tag that seems to accompany him everywhere! He reveals that he wants to fall in love.

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Posted by Editor on 17 July, 2010

Indian Film Festival of London to Screen Ishqiya

The opening edition of the Indian Film Festival of London (IFFL) is going to screen the critically acclaimed Bollywood film Ishqiya. The IFFL will take place from August 25 to 29.

This film by Vishal Bharadwaj opened with below average response. However, it earned lots of good reviews and good word of mouth promotion thus doing much better box office business than expected.


Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, Ishqiya stars veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, Vidya Balan and Arshad Warsi. Shemaroo Entertainment and Vishal Bharadwaj produced film, which has music by Vishal Bharadwaj himself.

In a press statement, director of Shemaroo Entertainment Hiren Gada said, “We are very proud to know that Ishqiya will be screened at IFFL. The film has probably been successful to gain the love of international audience as well and continues to become popular by each passing day”.

IFFL will screen several popular and offbeat Bollywood as well as regional movies. The festival is organized with an aim to create a strong bridge between the Indian and British film industries.

The London festival will also organize a retrospective to honor the work of Indian filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The movies of Chopra that are to be screened here include 3 Idiots, Eklavya: The Royal Guard, 1942: A Love Story and the award winning 1989 film Parinda.

– Sampurn Wire

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Posted by Editor on 12 July, 2010

Vidya Balan- MF Hussain’s New Muse!

After Madhuri Dixit ,its Vidya Balan, that the infamous MF Hussain is besotted with.

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Posted by Editor on 9 June, 2010

No One Killed Jessica team celebrates

Vidya Balan, who plays Sabrina Lal, slain model Jessica Lal’s sister in No One Killed Jessica couldn’t control her emotions when news that the Supreme Court went ahead with the life sentence given to Manu Sharma for murdering Jessica came out. She rushed to director Rajkumar Gupta and announced the news after which everyone on the sets rejoiced.

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Vidya had been shooting a crucial court sequence for No One Killed Jessica in Delhi when the news broke out. On hearing of the development, Vidya was overjoyed to see that justice had been done.

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Posted by Editor on 7 May, 2010

Vidya Balan Loves Delhi

In Delhi, Vidya has been shooting outdoors on the streets from dawn till 10.30 pm. And she is exhausted.

“There’s no time to do anything. By the time we wrap up all I want to do is crash out for the day. Sadly, my sister stays in Gurgaon (on the outskirts of Delhi) and I haven’t been able to meet her. She’s a wife mother and a jobholder. By the time she comes from work it’s too late for us to meet up.”

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Posted by Editor on 20 April, 2010

Vidya Balan With Other Wharton Ke Logon

Vidya Balan is getting used to focused and sophisticated male attention. In Pennyslvania she was in the company of Anil Kapoor. They both shared the same forum at Wharton last month to lecture on the subject of the globalization of Indian cinema.

Laughs Vidya, “Anil Kapoor was very charming and gracious. No doubt today he’s the global face of Bollywood.The others on the Bollywood panel were Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Shankar Mahadevan and Namit Malhotra(CEO Prime Focus). So I was quite happy getting all the attention.”

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Posted by Editor on 17 April, 2010

Vidya Balan at Wharton School

Vidya Balan speaks on the Globalization of Mainstream Indian Cinema at the 14th Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF)

Vidya Balan who has never failed to deliver a brilliant performance one film at a time was recently invited to the prestigious Wharton School in Pennsylvania to be part of the 14th Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) to speak on the subject of Globalization of Mainstream Indian Cinema.

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Posted by Editor on 2 April, 2010