Priyanka Chopra's mother Madhu Chopra, who co-owns Purple Pebble Pictures, said: "Stories from the various Indian states are routinely turned into Hindi films. Bollywood benefits commercially in the bargain. Our core idea is to narrate these tales in the languages that they stem from"
Vidya Balan, who is currently busy promoting her film Begum Jaan, said Rituparna Sengupta is a dear friend and that she has no competition with her
Begum Jaan starring Vidya Balan is a remake of Bengali film Rajkahini, starring Rituparna Sengupta, Both films are directed by Srijit Mukherji
Vidya Balan's Begum Jaan director Srijit Mukherji has explained that the actress wasn't actually the 'first choice' for Rajkahini over Bengali star Rituparna Sengupta
"We were in talks about doing a film together for the longest time. Srijit had told me that he would come to me only when he had a role which matters," said Rituparna Sengupta
"The movie is based on the life of Miss Shefali who kept to her profession surviving through exploitation," said Rituparna
Popular Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta has pledged to donate her body after death and called for debunking the superstition about donating one's body.
Raghubir Yadav says he spent almost 20 days shooting in a real jail in Goa for the upcoming film Calapor, in which he plays a warden. Recounting the experience, the actor says it was both fun and scary.
Leading Bengali film actress Rituparna Sengupta was harassed for hours at the Toronto Pearson International Airport despite having a valid visa and other travel documents, the celebrated artist alleged on Saturday (July 6, 2013).