Sonata is bigger than it seems. It is a film about female bonding that goes well beyond the mere trappings of feminism
Neerja not only places a woman at its centre, it also showcases the pluck of a flight attendant who makes no distinction between nationalities when her passengers face a grave threat
Even Shabana Azmi and Juhi Chawla, playing the two principal roles, can do little to lend the film any sheen.
Overall, Jazbaa feels like a wasted effort, a clear case of superficial style triumphing over substance by a fair distance
Actress Sonam Kapoor is back to Mumbai after attending the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The 31-year-old actress said that Indian filmmakers fear that 'film festival' tag will hamper the commercial success of their films
Shabana Azmi wrote how films were more important than clothes at the festival
In a tweet, filmmaker Ram Madhvani praised Sonam Kapoor for her performance in Neerja. He wrote: ""A director can push the actor but the director can't help the actor to land safely. This is all you @sonamakapoor. Well earned accolades"
Abhishek Bachchan shared a throwback picture of Jaya Bachchan on her 69th birthday. The 41-year-old actor wrote: ""Happy birthday Ma. No matter what one writes, it'll never be enough to be able to express what you mean to me. I Love you!(sic)"
Shabana Azmi, recently seen in The Black Prince, says she chooses her project because sometimes she feels a film 'needs to be made' and sometimes because 'the money is good.'
Ranveer Singh, Shabana Azmi and filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj were spotted at Sunny Super Sound in Juhu. Ranveer Singh drove past the paparazzi in his SUV, Shabana Azmi stepped out and posed for the pictures and Vishal Bhardwaj was seen busy chatting over the phone outside the dubbing studio in Juhu. Ranveer Singh's next release is the much-hyped Padmavati.
Shabana Azmi, who plays the role of Rani Jindan in upcoming film The Black Prince, said: "When recreating history, it becomes a responsibility to not distort it only for your own gain."
In conversation with the star cast of 'Sonata', a woman-centric film about three friends, starring stellar actors Aparna Sen, Shabana Azmi and Lillete Dubey. There is plenty of female bonding as the actors talk politics, censorship and of course films in this special edition of The Buck Stops Here.
Anushka Sharma and Shah Rukh Khan walked the ramp for actress Shabana Azmi's NGO Mijwan.
Actor Om Puri, 66, died of a massive heart attack on December 6. A prayer meet was held in Mumbai for him. Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and many other Bollywood actors paid their last respect to the actor.
Veteran actor and cinematic legend Om Puri died on Friday morning after a heart attack at the age of 66
Baahubali actress Tamannaah Bhatia was spotted at the Mumbai airport on October 24. Dressed in distressed denims and a skull-printed tee, Tamannaah kept her travel attire simple and comfortable.