Nandita Das: News

31 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

'Bollywood actors have become social media influencers': Vivek Agnihotri 

Director Vivek Agnihotri is known for his fiery opinions on Twitter and he has always been unapologetic about his viewpoints. In a recent tweet, the filmmaker tweeted about how the prestigious Cannes Film Festival had become "more about fashion and less about films."

23 Mar 2023

Kapil Sharma

Odisha government waives entertainment tax on Kapil Sharma's 'Zwigato'

Nandita Das's socio-political drama Zwigato, led by Kapil Sharma has warmed the audience's hearts ever since its release last Friday (March 17).

23 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Zwigato' to hear the death knell soon

Nandita Das is known for making critically acclaimed films and Zwigato is another feather on her cap. The Kapil Sharma starrer has not been able to mint money even after positive reviews and word of mouth.

22 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Zwigato' shows no improvement on Day 5

Nandita Das is one of the most adept filmmakers in our country. Her films might not be able to capture the box office but are loved by the niche viewers who watch them. Her recent directorial Zwigato starring comedian Kapil Sharma is not minting well but has received positive reviews from critics.

20 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Zwigato' registers rise in collections on first weekend

Nandita Das's Zwigato has been in the buzz ever since its making and has had a great run at the festival circuit. This marks comedian Kapil Sharma's return as Bollywood lead after 2017's box office debacle Firangi.

18 Mar 2023

Kapil Sharma

Box office: No takers for Kapil Sharma-Shahana Goswami's drama 'Zwigato'

Shutters may have already been closed for Kapil Sharma-Shana Goswami's drama Zwigato, which was released theatrically on Friday.

17 Mar 2023

Kapil Sharma

'Zwigato' review: Kapil shines in emotionally resonant, yet flawed drama

Nandita Das's Zwigato, led by Kapil Sharma and Shahana Goswami, arrived on Friday.

17 Mar 2023


Rani Mukerji's 'MCVN' opens with fewer screens- but why

Rani Mukerji starrer Mrs. Chatterjee Vs Norway has hit the theaters and will face steady competition from Nandita Das's Zwigato and Luv Ranjan's already-released Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar.

16 Mar 2023

Box Office

'Zwigato' and 'Mrs. Chatterjee Vs Norway' box office prediction

This weekend marks the release of two hard-hitting dramas, Mrs. Chatterjee Vs Norway and Zwigato. The former is headlined by Rani Mukerji whereas the latter stars comedian Kapil Sharma. The two will lock horns at the box office and will face competition from the already-released Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar.

11 Mar 2023

Kapil Sharma

Kapil Sharma reveals once inviting PM Modi to his show

Kapil Sharma needs no introduction!

01 Mar 2023


'Zwigato': Kapil Sharma reveals why Nandita Das chose him

Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma is returning to the big screens with filmmaker Nandita Das's upcoming project, Zwigato.

01 Mar 2023


Nandita Das's 'Zwigato': Kapil Sharma starrer's trailer is out

Acclaimed filmmaker Nandita Das's next directorial Zwigato is all set to release in India. The makers launched the trailer today and the event was attended by the protagonists Kapil Sharma and Shahana Goswami.

27 Feb 2023

Kapil Sharma

Kapil Sharma-Shahana Goswami starrer 'Zwigato': Everything we know

Ahead of its theatrical premiere on March 17, the team of Zwigato has dropped new posters of lead actors Kapil Sharma and Shahana Goswami.

20 Sep 2022

Kapil Sharma

'Zwigato' trailer: Fans praise Kapil Sharma-led delivery agent's tale

Actor Kapil Sharma shared the trailer of his upcoming film Zwigato on social media recently.

18 Aug 2022

Kapil Sharma

Kapil Sharma's 'Zwigato' to premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma is all set to shed his comic avatar and don a completely different persona in Zwigato, helmed by Nandita Das.

18 Jun 2022

Rana Daggubati

'Virata Parvam' review: Sai Pallavi makes it a must-watch

Sai Pallavi and Rana Daggubati's latest Telugu film Virata Parvam hit the big screens on Friday.

06 Jun 2022

Rana Daggubati

5 takeaways from Rana Daggubati, Sai Pallavi's 'Virata Parvam' trailer

After a long wait, the makers of Rana Daggubati and Sai Pallavi's upcoming film Virata Parvam released its trailer on Sunday.

31 May 2022

Rana Daggubati

'Virata Parvam': Rana Daggubati, Sai Pallavi-starrer gets new release date

Fans of actor Rana Daggubati are in for a treat!

18 May 2022

Deepika Padukone

Deepika aside, these 5 Indian celebrities were on Cannes jury

The Cannes Film Festival 2022 commenced with great fanfare on Tuesday (May 17).

24 Feb 2022

Kapil Sharma

Kapil Sharma signs his next, a Sajid Nadiadwala-backed venture

Kapil Sharma is on a signing spree!

17 Feb 2022


Nandita Das to direct Kapil Sharma in her next

Last year in November, we had reported about a possible collaboration between comedy ace Kapil Sharma and acclaimed director Nandita Das.

27 Jan 2021

Anurag Kashyap

AR Rahman launches new initiative 'Futureproof' to promote Indian talent

Music maestro AR Rahman has launched a new initiative - Futureproof - aimed at presenting the Indian talent to the world.

26 Jan 2020


300 personalities extend support to students protesting CAA-NRC

More than 300 prominent personalities from across fields of arts and entertainment have signed an open letter, expressing their support to the students and other parties who have been protesting the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

30 May 2019

Sai Pallavi

Actress Sai Pallavi rejects fairness advertisement worth Rs. 2 crore

For the longest time, Indians have been obsessed with fair skin complexion and to achieve the so-called "true beauty" they resort to fairness products.

23 Nov 2018

Cannes Film Festival

Filmmaker Nandita Das to be honored with FIAPF Award

Filmmaker Nandita Das will be honored with the FIAPF (French: Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films) Award at the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in Brisbane, Australia.

16 Oct 2018


Nandita Das' father Padma Bhushan Jatin Das accused of sexual-harassment

With its ascend in India, #MeToo has exposed what life is for women in the country, and now another renowned personality has found his name in the wall of shame.

21 Sep 2018

Saif Ali Khan

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.

26 Apr 2018

Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor admires son Ranbir's work in biopic movie 'Sanju'

Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor said he is proud of the hard work that his son Ranbir Kapoor has put in for his role in the Rajkumar Hirani-directed upcoming biopic movie "Sanju".

23 Apr 2018

New York City

Documentary on Rituparno selected for New York Indian Film Festival

A documentary film by director Sangeeta Datta on the life and works of National Award-winning auteur Rituparno Ghosh has been selected for screening at the New York Indian Film Festival.

20 Feb 2018


Priyanka's 'revealing' picture on Assam tourism calendar irks politicians

Priyanka Chopra found herself mired in a fresh controversy once again after several politicians raised objections over her picture in the Assam tourism calendar.

07 May 2017


France bans thin fashion models to promote body positivity

Traditionally fashion models have always been shown as impeccable, without any blemishes, sporting a waif-like figure on the ramp or in print campaigns, setting impossible standards.