Kalki Kanmani: News

Kalki Kanmani is an Indian-origin French actress and writer who predominantly works in the Hindi film industry. She is the recipient of several accolades including two Screen Awards, a Filmfare Award, and a National Film Award. Koechlin was born on January 10, 1984, in Pondicherry to French parents who later settled in India. She completed her education at Goldsmiths, University of London. After completing her studies, she moved to Mumbai and worked with theater directors Ajay Krishnan and Atul Kumar. Koechlin made her big screen debut in 2009 with Anurag Kashyap’s black comedy film ‘Dev.D,’ which made her win the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. Following this, she went on to appear in films like ‘The Film Emotional Atyachar,’ ‘Shaitan,’ ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara,’ ‘That Girl in Yellow Boots,’ ‘Shanghai,’ and ‘My Friend Pinto.’ She also expanded her career into screenwriting with the 2011 film ‘The Girl in Yellow Boots.’ In 2013, she gained success and popularity with ‘Ek Thi Daayan,’ and ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.’ Koechlin is also passionate about writing poems and has also written a book titled ‘Elephant in the Womb.’

10 Jan 2024

Happy Birthday

Kalki Kanmani's birthday special: Celebrating actor's rule-breaking roles in Bollywood

Born in Pondicherry to French parents, Kalki Kanmani has gone through a long journey of gaining acceptance from audiences regarding her "Indianness."

28 Dec 2023

OTT releases

OTT: 'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan' trending at No.1 on Netflix

Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti's Tiger Baby Films is known for producing relatable contemporary content.

26 Dec 2023

OTT releases

OTT: 'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan' is now streaming

Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti's Tiger Baby Films is known for producing contemporary dramas with relatable content on human instincts.

31 Aug 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Goldfish,' 'Love-All,' 'Kushi': Films releasing in theaters on Friday

We are about to enter September, a cinematically prime month packed with several interesting titles one after the other.

21 Aug 2023

Bollywood Films

'Dream Girl 2, 'Goldfish': Movies hitting theaters this week

August has been a significant month for Indian cinema, with Gadar 2 surpassing all expectations and becoming a blockbuster, and OMG 2 entering the Rs. 100cr club despite its 'A' rating.

14 Aug 2023

Made in Heaven

'Made In Heaven 2': Decoding Sobhita Dhulipala's heavenly costumes

Have you had the chance to watch the second season of Made In Heaven?

03 Aug 2023

Made in Heaven

'Made In Heaven': Comprehensive character guide before S02 drops

Following the phenomenal success of Made In Heaven (2019), the highly-anticipated second installment is fast approaching us, scheduled to premiere on August 10.

01 Aug 2023

OTT releases

'Made In Heaven' trailer: S02 is poised, grand yet raw

Made In Heaven is currently the most anticipated Indian web series. The wedding drama is making a comeback with its second season after four long years and fans cannot wait anymore.

30 Jul 2023

Made in Heaven

Radhika Apte to Mrunal Thakur: Bride lineup from #MadeInHeaven2

Fans are eagerly counting down the days for the highly-anticipated second installment of the Amazon Prime Video series, Made In Heaven—set to premiere on August 10.

28 Jul 2023

OTT releases

'Made In Heaven' S02 unveiled with a 'baarat'; details inside

Made In Heaven Season 2 is coming back with a bang!

26 Jul 2023


Kalki Kanmani, Deepti Naval's 'GoldFish' gets a release date

Ardent cinephiles were eagerly waiting for Kalki Kanmani's upcoming film GoldFish. After a successful festival run, the drama is finally set for a theatrical release in India.

26 Jul 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Zoya Akhtar's 'Made In Heaven' S02 premiere date out

Made In Heaven is one of the most appreciated Indian web series of all time. Ever since the first season premiered, fans were eagerly waiting for its second season.

25 Jul 2023

Amazon Prime Video

Kalki Kanmani opens up on facing racism in teenage years

Kalki Kanmani is one of the most versatile actors in Indian cinema. The actor is currently gearing up for the release of the second season of Amazon Prime Video's Made in Heaven.

06 Jul 2023

OTT releases

'Made In Heaven' S02 is here! Makers unveil new poster

It has been a perfect Thursday for cinephiles, it seems!

01 Jun 2023


Ranbir-Deepika, entire 'YJHD' team meet on 10th anniversary; see pictures

Alexa, play Subhanallah from Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani!

31 May 2023


'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' turns 10: Ayan Mukerji pens note

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani completes a decade!

31 May 2023


'YJHD' 10th anniversary: Life, love, friendship lessons it taught us

One of the most iconic films of Ranbir Kapoor's career is Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. The film, which was released in 2013, has completed 10 years of its release.

02 Apr 2023


5 Bollywood actors who are also writers

When it comes to talent, Hindi cinema is blessed with some of the bests.

15 Mar 2023

Abhay Deol

Happy birthday, Abhay Deol! Decoding 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara's Kabir

Abhay Deol is one of those actors who has been doing content-oriented cinema for ages. Deol has an enigmatic personality and that is what attracts his fans. Back in 2011, he starred in Zoya Akhtar's ensemble travel film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and that film is etched in our hearts to date.

10 Jan 2023

Fitness and Health

Happy birthday Kalki Koechlin! Check out her fitness secrets

Known for her unconventional body of work, Kalki Koechlin is a French actor and writer who predominantly works in Bollywood films.

11 Aug 2021

Sacred Games

If 'Sacred Games' S03 happens, what can be the storyline?

Sacred Games, India's first Netflix original binge-worthy series, debuted in 2018, with the second season releasing on August 15, 2019.

08 May 2021


Kalki Koechlin working on maiden book 'Elephant In The Womb'

Actor Kalki Koechlin is making her debut as an author with an illustrated non-fiction book on motherhood, publisher Penguin Random House India (PRHI) announced on Saturday.

03 Dec 2020

Neena Gupta

Neena Gupta and Kalki Koechlin to team up for 'Goldfish'

Actors Neena Gupta and Kalki Koechlin are all set to share the screen for the first time in an upcoming British-American project titled Goldfish.

09 Feb 2020


Kalki Koechlin and boyfriend Guy Hershberg welcome baby girl

Bollywood actor Kalki Koechlin has been blessed with a baby girl.

28 Dec 2019


Five of the best women-centric Bollywood films (from 2011-19)

In a largely male-dominated society such as ours, women have struggled to raise their voice, not only on the streets, but even in literary and cinematic works.

02 Oct 2019


Here's how ex-husband Anurag Kashyap reacted to Kalki's pregnancy

Former spouses Anurag Kashyap and Kalki Koechlin are a true example of how to carry personal and professional lives gracefully even after a divorce.

29 Sep 2019


Kalki Koechlin announces pregnancy; will opt for water birth

Bollywood actor Kalki Koechlin has revealed that she is five months pregnant with boyfriend Guy Hershberg.

04 Sep 2019

Anurag Kashyap

Kalki is indeed dating Guy Hershberg, announces it on Instagram

Kalki Koechlin, who recently grabbed headlines for her performance in web-series Sacred Games 2, is once again in the limelight.

09 Jul 2019


'Sacred Games 2' trailer released, to air on August 15

Streaming giant Netflix has released the much-awaited trailer of its maiden Indian original series, Sacred Games' second season.

21 May 2019

Saif Ali Khan

'Laal Kaptaan' first look out, Saif impresses as a sadhu

The first look of Saif Ali Khan's next, Laal Kaptaan, got released yesterday, and has him sporting the look of a naga sanyasi, with hair tied up in a bun on top, face smeared with ash, and a red teeka on the forehead.

15 Feb 2019

Alia Bhatt

#GullyBoy review: This Mumbai-underdog film will leave you deeply inspired

Zoya Akhtar's latest outing Gully Boy, like much of her filmography so far, is set in a big city- a city so big that it makes it excruciating for people like Murad (Ranveer Singh) to even dream in the backdrop of their grim realities.

24 Jan 2019


Signed 'Gully Boy' because of original 'Mere Gully Main': Ranveer

Gully Boy is one of 2019's most awaited films and actor Ranveer Singh says it was the original Mere Gully Mein track that had him hooked.

17 Jan 2019

Web Series

Amazon Prime-Video's series 'Made in Heaven' to release in March

Amazon Prime Video has offered the first look of its upcoming India Original series Made in Heaven.

09 Jan 2019


'Gully Boy' trailer speaks of rap, struggles, love and rebels

After raising the curiosity of fans with the short teaser of song Asli Hip Hop, the official trailer of Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy dropped online today and it's gripping.

04 Jan 2019

Deepika Padukone

Deepika on Ranveer's 'Gully Boy' teaser: You are unstoppable

After basking in the commendable success of Simmba, Ranveer Singh is here with his next project, Gully Boy.

17 Nov 2018


Actors should trust each other before shooting intimate scenes: Kalki

Kalki Koechlin says it's extremely important for actors to trust each other before shooting intimate scenes and believes such a practice should be made mandatory in the film industry.

08 Sep 2018

Anurag Kashyap

Women are still looked at as the weaker sex: Kalki

Actor Kalki Koechlin believes society has built the institution of marriage in a way where women are still looked at as the weaker sex.

B-town celebs hit streets to protest against Kathua, Unnao rapes

Several Bollywood celebrities, including Rajkummar Rao, Twinkle Khanna, and Kalki Koechlin, joined a protest to demand justice for the victims in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases, which have caused nation-wide outrage.

15 Jan 2018


Kalki Koechlin opens up about sexual abuse in Bollywood

Kalki Koechlin, who is known for her unabashed opinion, recently spoke about the prevalent sexual harassment in Bollywood. She also elaborated on why people don't open up about it.

24 Apr 2017


Why are Bollywood biggies turning to web shorts?

There has been a dramatic rise in the number of web series and short films in recent times as more and more artistes take to the uncensored, free platform.