Articles about Kalki Koechlin

Kalki Koechlin 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.’

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

11 Aug 2021

Netflix
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.

'A Death in the Gunj' turns 4: Attacks toxic-masculinity boisterously

02 Jun 2021

Bollywood News
'A Death in the Gunj' turns 4: Attacks toxic-masculinity boisterously

Konkona Sen Sharma stepped into the arena of direction with the layered, sensitive, nuanced film, A Death in the Gunj.

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

08 May 2021

Books
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.

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

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.

Payal Ghosh to file FIR against Kashyap for sexual assault

21 Sep 2020

Narendra Modi
Payal Ghosh to file FIR against Kashyap for sexual assault

Bollywood actor Payal Gosh will file a police complaint against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for allegedly sexually assaulting her in the past.

Farhan slams Abhay for take on 'ZNMD' and award shows

30 Jun 2020

Bollywood News
Farhan slams Abhay for take on 'ZNMD' and award shows

Recently, Abhay Deol expressed his disappointment with Bollywood award shows, revealing that he and co-star Farhan Akhtar were "demoted" to "Supporting Actors" for Zoya Akhtar's 2011 movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, a tale of three friends.

Boycotted awards because I was nominated as supporting actor: Abhay

19 Jun 2020

Bollywood News
Boycotted awards because I was nominated as supporting actor: Abhay

Abhay Deol, who has a reputation for calling a spade a spade, has once again taken a dig at how the movie business works.

Kalki Koechlin and boyfriend Guy Hershberg welcome baby girl

09 Feb 2020

YouTube
Kalki Koechlin and boyfriend Guy Hershberg welcome baby girl

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

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

28 Dec 2019

Rajasthan
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.

Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt's 'Gully Boy' out of Oscars 2020 race

17 Dec 2019

South Korea
Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt's 'Gully Boy' out of Oscars 2020 race

Gully Boy, which was India's official entry to Oscars 2020 for the "Best International feature" category, is out of the race, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced.

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

02 Oct 2019

Netflix
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.

Kalki Koechlin announces pregnancy; will opt for water birth

29 Sep 2019

Netflix
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.

Kalki is indeed dating Guy Hershberg, announces it on Instagram

04 Sep 2019

Japan
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.

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

09 Jul 2019

Mumbai
'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.

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

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.

Netflix, OnePlus launch posters of 'Sacred Games' Season 2

10 May 2019

Mumbai
Netflix, OnePlus launch posters of 'Sacred Games' Season 2

Days after dropping the first teaser of their hit thriller series, Sacred Games, Netflix, in partnership with OnePlus, has revealed the character posters of the show's protagonist, Inspector Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan), and antagonist Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin Siddiqui).

'Sacred Games' Season 2 teaser released. Here's what we know

07 May 2019

Mumbai
'Sacred Games' Season 2 teaser released. Here's what we know

It has been almost a year since Netflix dropped its Indian thriller series Sacred Games, directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap, and we've all been waiting for the second season to come out ever since.

#MadeInHeaven unravels the ugly truth underneath big-fat Indian weddings

10 Mar 2019

Netflix
#MadeInHeaven unravels the ugly truth underneath big-fat Indian weddings

Every middle-class Indian, like this writer, wonders what all really goes into the making of those extravagant, too-good-to-be-true big fat Indian weddings.

Bollywood's money-spinner Gully Boy's Telugu remake on cards?

19 Feb 2019

India
Bollywood's money-spinner Gully Boy's Telugu remake on cards?

Ranveer Singh is the man of the hour, courtesy the massive success of his recent release Gully Boy.

Will Smith is bowled over by money-spinner 'Gully Boy'

16 Feb 2019

Karan Johar
Will Smith is bowled over by money-spinner 'Gully Boy'

With a strong word of mouth, Gully Boy emerged as the highest opener of 2019.

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

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.

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

24 Jan 2019

Mumbai
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.

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

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.

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

09 Jan 2019

Mumbai
'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.

Rapper Divine on 'Gully Boy' teaser: Ranveer looks so real

05 Jan 2019

India
Rapper Divine on 'Gully Boy' teaser: Ranveer looks so real

Is there anything Ranveer Singh can't do? That was the first thought that came to our minds after watching the teaser of his upcoming release Gully Boy.

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

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.

'Gully Boy' announces trailer date with hip-hop music

04 Jan 2019

India
'Gully Boy' announces trailer date with hip-hop music

Gully Boy is the upcoming film directed by Zoya Akhtar, and marks the first collaboration between the hugely talented Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt.

Actors should trust each other before shooting intimate scenes: Kalki

17 Nov 2018

Entertainment
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.

'Manmarziyaan': Why Big B praised Vicky, Taapsee, but not Abhishek

13 Sep 2018

DNA
'Manmarziyaan': Why Big B praised Vicky, Taapsee, but not Abhishek

Anurag Kashyap directed 'Manmarziyaan' recently caught the eye of Amitabh Bachchan, and he was full of emotions after watching the film.

Women are still looked at as the weaker sex: Kalki

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.

#MeToo has reached Pakistan. Will it ever come to Bollywood?

20 Apr 2018

Pakistan News
#MeToo has reached Pakistan. Will it ever come to Bollywood?

Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi accused singer-actor Ali Zafar of repeated sexual misconduct on Twitter yesterday.

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

Kalki Koechlin opens up about sexual abuse in Bollywood

15 Jan 2018

Celebrity News
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.

Anurag Kashyap in live-in relationship with 23-year-old Shubhra Shetty

14 Jun 2017

India
Anurag Kashyap in live-in relationship with 23-year-old Shubhra Shetty

Anurag Kashyap, known for making films that break stereotypes, has an unconventional love-life too!

Why are Bollywood biggies turning to web shorts?

24 Apr 2017

India
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.

ASCI guidelines to prevent companies from making exaggerated claims

15 Apr 2017

India
ASCI guidelines to prevent companies from making exaggerated claims

Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) in a welcome move has issued a series of guidelines to finally prevent the exaggerated claims made by the companies in their ads.

Boxing legend, Mary Kom, molested multiple times

05 Oct 2016

Manipur
Boxing legend, Mary Kom, molested multiple times

Mary Kom, in an open letter written to her young sons, made disconcerting revelations about being subjected to molestation multiple times in her home state, Manipur and while living in Delhi and Haryana.