Articles about Shakuntala Devi

Here's how Vidya Balan brought 'women-led' films in mainstream

18 Jun 2021

Here's how Vidya Balan brought 'women-led' films in mainstream

Vidya Balan's Sherni, which is now streaming on Prime, is guaranteed to be a roaring success.

Sanya Malhotra's next 'Pagglait' to stream on Netflix

30 Jan 2021

Sanya Malhotra's next 'Pagglait' to stream on Netflix

Like many Bollywood projects nowadays, rising star Sanya Malhotra's next film, Pagglait, has also been given a digital release.

Malayalam film 'Jallikattu' is India's entry for Oscars 2021

25 Nov 2020

Malayalam film 'Jallikattu' is India's entry for Oscars 2021

Director Lijo Jose Pellissery's Malayalam movie Jallikattu has been selected as India's official entry for the Best International Feature Film category at the 93rd Academy Awards, also popularly known as the Oscars.

Aamir Khan steps out to watch 'Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari'

18 Nov 2020

Aamir Khan steps out to watch 'Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari'

The coronavirus pandemic has put a halt to virtually everything, with many countries imposing strict measures to contain the outbreak.

Major Hindi films are re-releasing, as cinemas open doors again

16 Oct 2020

Major Hindi films are re-releasing, as cinemas open doors again

Cinema lovers, rejoice!

Multiplex Association, filmmakers request government to reopen cinema halls

31 Aug 2020

Multiplex Association, filmmakers request government to reopen cinema halls

The Multiplex Association of India and several leading film personalities, including Reliance Entertainment's CEO and Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor have requested the central government to consider the reopening of movie theaters.

'Shakuntala Devi' review: Vidya Balan couldn't save this unmoving biopic

01 Aug 2020

'Shakuntala Devi' review: Vidya Balan couldn't save this unmoving biopic

They say good biopics are a rarity in Bollywood, and clearly writer/director Anu Menon is not looking to disrupt that notion.

What all happened in the entertainment world today?

15 Jul 2020

What all happened in the entertainment world today?

News in the entertainment world once again remained dominated by coronavirus and its victims, as popular Kannada actor Dhruva Sarja tested positive for the disease.

'Shakuntala Devi' trailer: Vidya Balan steals attention with spunky role

15 Jul 2020

'Shakuntala Devi' trailer: Vidya Balan steals attention with spunky role

The official trailer of Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi has arrived and it looks promising.

Movie distribution startup FilMe acquires rights to 'Angrezi Medium', 'Bala'

28 Jun 2020

Movie distribution startup FilMe acquires rights to 'Angrezi Medium', 'Bala'

FilMe, a brand new offline film distribution startup, is looking to help filmmakers and producers reach a currently inaccessible set of audience.

'Laxmmi Bomb', 'Sadak 2' to release directly on streaming platforms?

14 Jun 2020

'Laxmmi Bomb', 'Sadak 2' to release directly on streaming platforms?

Even as part of lockdown restrictions have been lifted, the predicament for movie producers persists. This is so because theaters still remain indefinitely shuttered across the country.

Abhishek Bachchan's 'Breathe' season 2 to release this July

12 Jun 2020

Abhishek Bachchan's 'Breathe' season 2 to release this July

Abhishek Bachchan is all set to make his entry into the digital space.

Parineeti Chopra feels digital releases are a compromise

12 Jun 2020

Parineeti Chopra feels digital releases are a compromise

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic shuttered theaters across the country, whether producers should wait for dust to settle or go for a direct digital release has remained a burning question.

Janhvi Kapoor's 'Gunjan Saxena' to release directly on Netflix

09 Jun 2020

Janhvi Kapoor's 'Gunjan Saxena' to release directly on Netflix

After Gulabo Sitabo and Shakuntala Devi, Janhvi Kapoor-starrerGunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl has become the latest Bollywood movie to release directly on an OTT platform, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

Anurag Kashyap's new Netflix film 'Choked' leaked online

05 Jun 2020

Anurag Kashyap's new Netflix film 'Choked' leaked online

Anurag Kashyap's latest film Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai has become the target of notorious piracy site Tamilrockers. The movie premiered on Netflix earlier today.

COVID-19 and films: How the pandemic is changing cinema

04 Jun 2020

COVID-19 and films: How the pandemic is changing cinema

They say films are a reflection of the society.

'Chintu Ka Birthday': An Indian family-drama set in wartime Iraq

01 Jun 2020

'Chintu Ka Birthday': An Indian family-drama set in wartime Iraq

By the looks of its title as well as the cast, Chintu Ka Birthday appears to be a light-hearted Indian family drama set in a small town.

'Ponmagal Vandhal' leaked online before its premiere on Amazon Prime

29 May 2020

'Ponmagal Vandhal' leaked online before its premiere on Amazon Prime

Jyothika-starrer highly-anticipated Tamil movie Ponmagal Vandhal faced a huge trouble as it was leaked online even before its premiere on an OTT platform.

After 'Ghoomketu', Nawazuddin-starrer 'Bole Chudiyan' to also release digitally?

21 May 2020

After 'Ghoomketu', Nawazuddin-starrer 'Bole Chudiyan' to also release digitally?

As theaters across the country remain indefinitely shuttered in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, more and more producers are eyeing a direct-to-digital release for their films.

Film body seeks permission to resume post-production work

20 May 2020

Film body seeks permission to resume post-production work

As movie theaters remain shuttered and film shoots stalled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the predicament for producers continues.

These 7 new movies will soon release on Prime Video

17 May 2020

These 7 new movies will soon release on Prime Video

Someone's fortune is another's misfortune.

Director suggests serving alcohol in theaters, gets schooled

17 May 2020

Director suggests serving alcohol in theaters, gets schooled

As the predicament for theater owners continues amid the coronavirus pandemic, everyone is coming with their own set of ideas as to how they can resurge.

Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

16 May 2020

Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi is all set to release on Amazon's streaming arm Prime Video.

Why are film producers and theaters at loggerheads?

15 May 2020

Why are film producers and theaters at loggerheads?

The film business, much like the entire world right now, is a hullabaloo of uncertainty and anxiety.

Shooting for 'Shakuntala Devi biopic' begins, first teaser poster unveiled

16 Sep 2019

Shooting for 'Shakuntala Devi biopic' begins, first teaser poster unveiled

After tasting magnificent success with Mission Mangal, Vidya Balan has now begun shooting for her next, Shakuntala Devi - Human Computer.

Vidya reveals why she agreed to do Shakuntala Devi's biopic

24 Aug 2019

Vidya reveals why she agreed to do Shakuntala Devi's biopic

Vidya Balan, who is riding high on the success of her recent release Mission Mangal, has begun preparing for her next, a biopic on maths wizard Shakuntala Devi.

Vidya Balan reveals why Indira Gandhi's web-series is facing delay

14 Aug 2019

Vidya Balan reveals why Indira Gandhi's web-series is facing delay

Last year, Vidya Balan was roped in for an upcoming web series, to be produced by Ronnie Screwvala, where she was to portray the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

25 Dec 2018

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

For the last six months, Swami Gopal Das has been fasting for Ganga river.

Treatment denied due to lack of Aadhaar; Kargil widow dies

30 Dec 2017

Treatment denied due to lack of Aadhaar; Kargil widow dies

In a shocking and tragic incident in Haryana's Sonipat, a woman died after reportedly being denied treatment for not having an Aadhaar card.

Delhi: Dead girl's kidneys save two lives

02 Sep 2017

Delhi: Dead girl's kidneys save two lives

A 19-year-old girl from Delhi's Chhattarpur, Shakuntala, died at Safdarjung Hospital after consuming poison.