Deepika, Vikrant begin script reading on Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak

Deepika, Vikrant begin script reading on Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak

Actress Deepika Padukone and actor Vikrant Massey are gearing up for the filming of their next Chhapaak after having completed the first script reading on the project. Co-produced by Padukone and director Meghna Gulzar, the film will the story of Laxmi Agarwal, an acid attack survivor who became the voice of survivors across India. The…

Meghna Gulzar shares first ‘splash’of her upcoming film, Chhapaak

Meghna Gulzar shares first ‘splash’of her upcoming film, Chhapaak

Director Meghna Gulzar shared the first images of the ongoing preparation for her next film, Chhapaak. The film marks the debut of Deepika Padukone as a producer, and will also have her in the lead role. Based on the life of acid attack survivor, Laxmi Agarwal, the film is likely to tell the horrifying story…

Fox Star Studios comes on board  to co-produce Deepika Padukone starrer, Chapaak

Fox Star Studios comes on board  to co-produce Deepika Padukone starrer, Chapaak

Last week, actress Deepika Padukone announced her first project after Padmaavat (2018), titled Chhapaak. The film is based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. Directed by Meghna Gulzar, Chhapaak will also star actor Vikrant Massey in the lead. The actress and director are also co-producing the real-life project. Now, Fox Star Studios…

Deepika’s next, directed by Meghna Gulzar, to be titled Chhapaak

Deepika’s next, directed by Meghna Gulzar, to be titled Chhapaak

Actress Deepika Padukone is ready to roll on her next project after her recent wedding to actor Ranveer Singh. She will co-produce Chhapaak, based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, with director Meghna Gulzar. According to a report in the daily tabloid, Mumbai Mirror, Chhapaak will begin filming from mid-March 2019 in…

How Raazi came to be produced by Junglee Pictures and Dharma Productions

How Raazi came to be produced by Junglee Pictures and Dharma Productions

Alia Bhatt-starrer Raazi is one of the most successful films of 2018. At an interactive session at the 49th International Film Festival of India in Goa recently, trade analyst Komal Nahta cited Raazi as an example of how collaboration helps achieve a dream. Nahta and director Meghna Gulzar were on the same flight to Goa,…

My next film is on Sam Manekshaw’s life, says Meghna ‘Raazi’ Gulzar

My next film is on Sam Manekshaw’s life, says Meghna ‘Raazi’ Gulzar

In a conversation moderated by Badrinath Ki Dulhania director Shashank Khaitan, filmmakers Leena Yadav, Meghna Gulzar and Gauri Shinde spoke about their experiences working as woman directors in Indian cinema.  Yadav, who has made films like Parched (2016) and Rajma Chawal (2018), said she wasn’t taken very seriously when she started out as an editor. “I had…

Could not see anyone except Alia Bhatt play Sehmat in Raazi: Meghna Gulzar

Could not see anyone except Alia Bhatt play Sehmat in Raazi: Meghna Gulzar

Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar says actress Alia Bhatt has raised the bar for herself in cinema with her role of Sehmat Kaur — the Indian spy — in the movie Raazi (2018). “Alia performed quite challenging scenes in the movie. She would be trembling before you say action but the moment camera rolls, you see the…