Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Rani Mukerji is all geared for "Mardaani 2", which she hopes that the entire nation watches as it is inspired by some very disturbing true events. The actress says the film has an important social message.

Boman Irani: Every child should have access to education

Boman Irani: Every child should have access to education

Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Thursday is Children's Day, and veteran actor Boman Irani used the occasion to draw attention to the fact that every child in the country should have access to formal education, although that is not the only way to educate an individual.  

Vardhan Puri on traits he imbibed from 'Dadu' Amrish Puri

Vardhan Puri on traits he imbibed from 'Dadu' Amrish Puri

Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Amrish Puri's grandson Vardhan Puri is all set to make his Bollywood debut, not just as an actor but also as the screenplay writer of his first film. The newcomer sounds confident and excited about his debut film. "Yeh Saali Aashiqui".  

Anil Kapoor: I'm always my worst critic

Anil Kapoor: I'm always my worst critic

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) After four decades in Bollywood, Anil Kapoor feels he needs to learn how to go easy on himself, and that is his biggest challenge. The actor says he has always been his worst critic.  

Horror filmmaker Ari Aster: Satyajit Ray is one of my heroes

Horror filmmaker Ari Aster: Satyajit Ray is one of my heroes

Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Everyone knows Ari Aster as a Hollywood filmmaker who specialises in horror films such as "Hereditary". Few are aware of the fact that the young American filmmaker is a diehard fan of the late Oscar-winning Indian legend Satyajit Ray. He says Ray's films inspired him to visit India.  

Tannishtha : The city of Rome is a character in my film

Tannishtha : The city of Rome is a character in my film

Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress-turned-filmmaker Tannishtha Chatterjee, who was quite determined to shoot her debut film "Roam Rome Mein" in Rome, says that the city plays an important role in the story, as the narrative revolves around feminism.  

Nawazuddin: Talent should not be celebrated based on gender

Nawazuddin: Talent should not be celebrated based on gender

Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has worked with several talented female filmmakers in his career. Nandita Das called the shots in "Firaaq" and "Manto", Reema Kagti directed "Talaash" and, recently, Tannishtha Chatterjee wielded the megaphone in the upcoming "Roam Rome Mein". Siddiqui says as an actor he does not differentiate between talents based on gender.