Articles about Divya Dutta

Divya Dutta is an Indian film actor born on September 25, 1977, in Ludhiana, Punjab. Her debut in Bollywood was with the 1994 film ‘Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein.’ But it was the 1999 Punjabi film ‘Shaheed-e-Mohabbat Boota Singh,’ where she played the role of a Muslim wife, Zainab, which gave her recognition. She bagged the National Film Award in the Best Supporting Actress category for her role in ‘Irada’ (2017). Dutta also received the IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Jalebi in the 2009 film ‘Delhi-6.’ She is also the author of a memoir titled ‘Me and Ma.’ Apart from Bollywood films, she has also acted in several Punjabi, English, and Malayalam movies. Her debut in short films was with ‘Plus Minus.’ Her first TV series was a 2005 Hindi sitcom named ‘Shanno Ki Shaadi,’ where she played the lead role of Shanno.

'Sharmaji Ki Beti': Tahira Kashyap to make directorial feature debut

19 Aug 2021

'Sharmaji Ki Beti': Tahira Kashyap to make directorial feature debut

Tahira Kashyap has just announced that she is set to make her debut as a feature film director with the upcoming movie, Sharmaji Ki Beti.

Swara Bhasker's 'Sheer Qorma' heading to Indian Film Festival Stuttgart

23 Jun 2021

Swara Bhasker's 'Sheer Qorma' heading to Indian Film Festival Stuttgart

Filmmaker Faraz Arif Ansari's Sheer Qorma, a love story between two queer women, is set to be screened at the Indian Film Festival Stuttgart.

Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Dhaakad' gets a release date

18 Jan 2021

Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Dhaakad' gets a release date

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has shared the first look poster of her upcoming action movie Dhaakad.

After controversial advertisement, Tanishq's employee threatened

14 Oct 2020

After controversial advertisement, Tanishq's employee threatened

The advertisement by popular jewelry brand Tanishq, which was accused of promoting "Love Jihad," sparked a barrage of threats for one of its employees, a Melt report claimed.

'Sheer Qorma' trailer: Swara Bhasker, Divya Dutta's tale of acceptance

26 Feb 2020

'Sheer Qorma' trailer: Swara Bhasker, Divya Dutta's tale of acceptance

Days after the release of Ayushmann Khurrana's Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, one of mainstream Bollywood's first movies to portray homosexual romance, the trailer of Divya Dutta and Swara Bhasker-starrer Sheer Qorma is out.

Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

15 Jan 2020

Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta is one of the most talented and versatile actresses working today in Bollywood.

Lok Sabha Elections were disastrous for actress Swara: Here's why

13 Oct 2019

Lok Sabha Elections were disastrous for actress Swara: Here's why

The April-May polls didn't just keep candidates busy, but also personalities who decided to join electioneering. One such celebrity was Swara Bhaskar, whose opinions on the current state of affairs in India gets her trolled almost daily.

Shabana on joining 'Halo': It can't get bigger than this

06 Aug 2019

Shabana on joining 'Halo': It can't get bigger than this

Shabana Azmi has been roped in for the highly-anticipated Showtime web-series Halo, which will be produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment.

How was Big B's Twitter account hacked: All details here

13 Jun 2019

How was Big B's Twitter account hacked: All details here

Just recently, two high profile Twitter accounts, belonging to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and singer Adnan Sami, were hacked.

IFFI 2018: Bollywood bigwigs to take classes, deliver sessions

19 Nov 2018

IFFI 2018: Bollywood bigwigs to take classes, deliver sessions

Prasoon Joshi, Meghna Gulzar, David Dhawan, and Shoojit Sircar are among some of the Bollywood personalities who will attend the 49th IFFI as part of the movie gala's Masterclasses and In-Conversations sessions.

A part of Manto still lives with me: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

21 Sep 2018

A part of Manto still lives with me: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui says after playing the title role in Saadat Hasan Manto's biopic, a part of the famed short-story writer still lives inside him; a quality he imbibed- not to be judgmental.

Fanney Khan v/s Mulk v/s Karwaan: Who will earn more

03 Aug 2018

Fanney Khan v/s Mulk v/s Karwaan: Who will earn more

'Fanney Khan', 'Mulk' and 'Karwaan' released today and the box-office is likely to see some heavy traffic this weekend. All three distinct films are targeted at a mass audience.

Anil Kapoor's tribute to Mohammed Rafi on his 38th death-anniversary

31 Jul 2018

Anil Kapoor's tribute to Mohammed Rafi on his 38th death-anniversary

Anil Kapoor has recreated Mohammed Rafi's classic song 'Badan pe sitare' in his own inimitable style to remember the legendary playback singer on his 38th death anniversary.

35-years in industry and Anil Kapoor still can't handle stardom

30 Jul 2018

35-years in industry and Anil Kapoor still can't handle stardom

In a recent interview, Anil Kapoor said he never chased stardom in his 35-year-long journey in cinema and rather saw it as the by-product of being a versatile performer.

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

26 Jun 2018

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

Ranbir Kapoor's 'Sanju' is arguably the most eagerly-awaited biopic in recent times. The buzz for the Rajkumar Hirani directorial is unprecedented and a tsunami is expected at the box office on June 29.

Divya Dutta didn't mind receiving National Award from Smriti Irani

06 May 2018

Divya Dutta didn't mind receiving National Award from Smriti Irani

Divya Dutta received her first National Award at the recently held 65th ceremony. The actress bagged the 'Best Supporting Actress' trophy for her performance in 'Irada'.

National Film Awards: Sridevi, Vinod Khanna honored; amid row

03 May 2018

National Film Awards: Sridevi, Vinod Khanna honored; amid row

Late actors Sridevi and Vinod Khanna were conferred National Film Awards today.

National Film Awards: Sridevi awarded best actress, Newton best film

13 Apr 2018

National Film Awards: Sridevi awarded best actress, Newton best film

The 65th National Awards were announced on Friday, at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi. The ceremony will be held on May 3 with the President handing over awards to the winners.

'Blackmail' day 1 collection: Irrfan's film takes a slow start

07 Apr 2018

'Blackmail' day 1 collection: Irrfan's film takes a slow start

Irrfan Khan starrer 'Blackmail' has taken a below average opening at the box office.

Amitabh Bachchan gives his verdict on Irrfan Khan starrer 'Blackmail'

01 Apr 2018

Amitabh Bachchan gives his verdict on Irrfan Khan starrer 'Blackmail'

Irrfan Khan's 'Piku' co-star Amitabh Bachchan has seen his upcoming 'Blackmail' and is mighty impressed with the film.

Irrfan's spokesperson refutes reports of him undergoing ayurvedic treatment

24 Mar 2018

Irrfan's spokesperson refutes reports of him undergoing ayurvedic treatment

Irrfan Khan is currently in the United Kingdom for the treatment of his disease which is Neuroendocrine Tumour.

Irrfan Khan wants 'Blackmail' to release on time

16 Mar 2018

Irrfan Khan wants 'Blackmail' to release on time

Producer Bhushan Kumar on Friday said that they initially thought of postponing "Blackmail" due to lead star Irrfan Khan's ill-health, but the actor encouraged them to release it on time.