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.    

Farah Khan: Justifying a film's big budget is also a task

Farah Khan: Justifying a film's big budget is also a task

Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) From her debut in Bollywood as a choreographer with the film "Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar" to her first success as a film director with the Shah Rukh Khan-Sushmita Sen starrer "Main Hoon Naa" and becoming the judge of one of hit reality show "Indian Idol", Farah Khan has made her presence felt in every medium she has stepped into. Now that she is hosting a quiz show for a mobile app and gearing up to direct a new film, Farah says, although getting big budget as a female filmmaker is not a struggle for her anymore, she feels the pressure of justify every opportunity.    

Seema Pahwa: Didn't expect standing ovation for directorial debut

Seema Pahwa: Didn't expect standing ovation for directorial debut

Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Seema Pahwa's debut directorial feature "Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi" was screened at the ongoing Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star, and she is overwhelmed with the response the film received .  

'Bala' makers more worried than me: 'Ujda Chaman' director

'Bala' makers more worried than me: 'Ujda Chaman' director

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) "Ujda Chaman" director Abhishek Pathak has shared his concerns about the similarity in the plot of his film with the Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Bala", which incidentally releases in the same week. Although disappointed, he is not fretting over the situation, and he claims "Bala" makers are more worried and concerned than him.  

Want India to fit more in our strategy: Pixar president Jim Morris

Want India to fit more in our strategy: Pixar president Jim Morris

San Francisco, Oct 12 (IANS) Pixar Animation Studios president Jim Morris has grown up watching Indian iconic filmmaker Satyajit Ray's cinema, is familiar with the thriving movie-loving culture of the country, and believes there is more scope for growth for the global animation studio in India.  

Vicky Kaushal: Right kind of criticism important for actors

Vicky Kaushal: Right kind of criticism important for actors

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) In just four years, Vicky Kaushal has tasted critical and commercial success with his commendable performances. He has scored a solo blockbuster with "Uri": The Surgical Strike" and also won the National Award as Best Actor for the film.  

Anupriya Goenka: As an actor, I want to live many lives

Anupriya Goenka: As an actor, I want to live many lives

Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Actress Anupriya Goenka, who recently returned to the big screen in the Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff starrer "War", says she is more interested in roles that give her a chance to prove her versatility than just lead roles.