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Gunjan Saxena stars Janhvi Kapoor with Pankaj Tripathi.

Gunjan Saxena lauds Pankaj Tripathi’s portrayal of her father in biopic: ‘You nailed it’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2020 07:13 AM IST
Gunjan Saxena loved Pankaj Tripathi’s performance as her father in the upcoming biopic, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl.
Two filmmakers line up to make biopics on APJ Abdul Kalam.
Two filmmakers line up to make biopics on APJ Abdul Kalam.

Telugu filmmakers lock horns over biopic on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 06:46 PM IST
Abhishek Aggarwal and his producers have threatened to take legal action against Jagadeesh, who recently launched the first poster of his biopic on APJ Kalam, claiming they own all the rights to his biopic.
Abhishek Chaubey will write and direct a biopic on Dhyan Chand.(HT Photo)
Abhishek Chaubey will write and direct a biopic on Dhyan Chand.(HT Photo)

Abhishek Chaubey working on biopic on hockey legend Dhyan Chand: report

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 03:23 PM IST
Abhishek Chaubey will be writing and directing a biopic of legendary hockey player, major Dhyan Chand. It will be produced by Ronnie Screwvala.
Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa wants the court to restrain the AIADMK leader’s biopic makers on ground that it may affect the privacy of her family.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa wants the court to restrain the AIADMK leader’s biopic makers on ground that it may affect the privacy of her family.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa moves HC against her aunt’s biopic makers

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2019 10:59 PM IST
Deepa, daughter of Jayalalithaa’s brother, also alleged that the filmmakers could impose their views while filming her aunt’s biopic.
The film is a football fans delight with scene after scene of the legend in action.
The film is a football fans delight with scene after scene of the legend in action.

Maradona is like a gangster film: Asif Kapadia on his biopic on the legend

Hindustan Times | By Dipanjan Sinha
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 08:25 PM IST
The filmmaker talks about the art of telling real stories about famous people
Super 30 is inspired from the life of mathematician Anand Kumar.
Super 30 is inspired from the life of mathematician Anand Kumar.

Anand Kumar reveals he has brain tumour, says ‘wanted Super 30 to be made while I am alive’

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 05:14 PM IST
Anand Kumar, the mathematician whose life inspires Hrithik Roshan’s upcoming film Super 30, recently revealed that he is suffering from tumour and wanted to see his biopic made in his lifetime.
Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor met additional chief secretary Avnish Awasthi (centre) and information director Shishir (left) in Lucknow.
Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor met additional chief secretary Avnish Awasthi (centre) and information director Shishir (left) in Lucknow.

Boney Kapoor to shoot biopic of Indian football coach in UP

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2019 05:13 PM IST
After ‘Tevar’ and ‘Mom’, famous Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor is all set to shoot his next film – a biopic on the life of a lesser known Indian football coach – in Uttar Pradesh.
Lok Sabha elections 2019| Biopic on PM Modi a joke as he didn’t fulfil promises: Urmila Matondkar(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Lok Sabha elections 2019| Biopic on PM Modi a joke as he didn’t fulfil promises: Urmila Matondkar(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019| ‘Biopic on PM Modi a joke as he didn’t fulfil promises’: Urmila Matondkar

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 08:34 AM IST
The biopic on Modi, starring Vivek Oberoi, was set to hit the screens on April 11. However, the Election Commission ordered a stay on its release during the poll period.
The poll panel said that any such film that subserves purpose of any political entity or individual should not be displayed in the electronic media
The poll panel said that any such film that subserves purpose of any political entity or individual should not be displayed in the electronic media

‘Don’t screen Modi biopic’: EC orders producer under poll code of conduct

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 05:25 PM IST
After complaints against the movies NTR Laxmi, PM Narendra Modi and Udyama Simham, the Election Commission said they “have potential to affect level playing field”.
The apex court said it was not entertaining the petition for the stay on the release of the film as the plea is premature as the movie has not yet been certified by the Censor Board.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
The apex court said it was not entertaining the petition for the stay on the release of the film as the plea is premature as the movie has not yet been certified by the Censor Board.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Supreme Court dismisses plea against release of biopic on PM modi says too much of court’s time wasted on non issue

New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 01:36 PM IST
The Supreme Court said even if the film is released on April 11, as claimed by the Congress activist, it will be appropriate for him to seek a redressal from the Election Commission.
At a time when biopics are the flavour of the season, Congress president Rahul Gandhi when asked about such a film on him at an interaction with students in Pune.(PTI)
At a time when biopics are the flavour of the season, Congress president Rahul Gandhi when asked about such a film on him at an interaction with students in Pune.(PTI)

Who will be heroine in Rahul Gandhi’s biopic? This is what he replied

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 05:21 PM IST
Minutes after Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination from Kerala’s Wayanad, Priyanka Gandhi, who had accompanied him, tweeted a photograph of him.
File image of Sania Mirza.(PTI)
File image of Sania Mirza.(PTI)

Sania Mirza announces making of biopic on her career

Hyderabad | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2019 08:25 PM IST
Sania Mirza said she has signed a contract for the biopic and the initial work has already begun.
File picture of Saina Nehwal(AFP)
File picture of Saina Nehwal(AFP)

It’s turning out well: Saina Nehwal on biopic

Mumbai | By PTI
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2019 03:22 PM IST
The badminton player said life stories of sports stars make for a good movie plot line as they are full of hardships and motivate people to do better in their lives.
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Writer Sanjay Raut and Amrita Rao in Lucknow.(Subhankar Chakraborty/HT Photo)
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Writer Sanjay Raut and Amrita Rao in Lucknow.(Subhankar Chakraborty/HT Photo)

Another biopic, another Nawaz

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Deep Saxena
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2019 03:54 PM IST
Mountain-man Dashrath ‘Manji’, Saadat Hasan ‘Manto’ and now Bal ‘Thackrey’, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui seems to have mastered the art of doing a biopic.
Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy(HT File)
Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy(HT File)

Biopic on Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy Movie in the works

Livemint, Bengaluru | By Varun Sood
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 07:55 AM IST
Film maker Sanjay Tripathy first approached Murthy about eight months ago and is now working on the script of the film, two executives familiar with the development said, requesting anonymity.
Actor Rishi Kapoor would be seen in films Mulk and Rajma Chawal, both releasing soon.
Actor Rishi Kapoor would be seen in films Mulk and Rajma Chawal, both releasing soon.

Rishi Kapoor as Khushwant Singh, a biopic on the writer is being planned

Hindustan Times | By Monika Rawal Kukreja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2018 04:50 PM IST
Actor Rishi Kapoor says that his life is “zero and boring” and that nobody should attempt at making a film on his life, but the possibility of portraying the renowned writer in a film intrigued him
Akshay Kumar at an event in New Delhi.(PTI)
Akshay Kumar at an event in New Delhi.(PTI)

I would be a fool to make a biopic on myself, it will be a shallow thing to do, says Akshay Kumar

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2018 01:22 PM IST
Sanju, a biopic on Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, has met with success recently. There are at least four other biopics in making.
Prakash Jha at a Delhi hotel.
Prakash Jha at a Delhi hotel.

Anand Kumar isn’t the only one. Prakash Jha set to direct biopic on another Bihar mathematician

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 01:31 PM IST
Filmmaker Prakash Jha has announced that he will making a film on the life of Bihar mathematician Dr. Vashishtha Narayan Singh.
MC Mary Kom(Getty Images)
MC Mary Kom(Getty Images)

Olympic boxer Mary Kom: I would love to play myself in biopic, if Shoojit makes it

Hindustan Times | By Aditya Dogra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2018 12:20 PM IST
In Delhi, to attend the send-off ceremony of the Indian contingent for the Special Olympics Unified Football Cup 2018, Mary Kom talks sports, support and entertainment.
Jhulan Goswami is penning her autobiography that is expected to be out next year.(Twitter/@SonyPicsIndia)
Jhulan Goswami is penning her autobiography that is expected to be out next year.(Twitter/@SonyPicsIndia)

Cricketer Jhulan Goswami on her biopic: Along with my achievements, the film should also show my mistakes

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 05:13 PM IST
Cricketer Jhulan Goswami is hopeful her biopic will inspire women in India to take up professional sports.
Anurag Kashyap is basking in the success of Sacred Games.(Hindustan Times)
Anurag Kashyap is basking in the success of Sacred Games.(Hindustan Times)

I don’t want to make biopics on people whose life everybody knows, says Anurag Kashyap

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 09:27 PM IST
Anurag Kashyap believes biopics should go beyond what’s already in front of the eyes.
Ram Charan enjoys watching biopic.
Ram Charan enjoys watching biopic.

Ram Charan is interested in watching biopics, but he is not sure if he is ready to act in one

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 05:56 PM IST
Rangasthalam actor Ram Charan is not sure if he will be able to do complete justice to any person depicted in a biopic, hence he wants to not attempt it right now.
Madhubala's sister Madhur Bhushan with the unveiled wax-statue of legendary actor Madhubala at Madame Tussauds Delhi.(PTI)
Madhubala's sister Madhur Bhushan with the unveiled wax-statue of legendary actor Madhubala at Madame Tussauds Delhi.(PTI)

After Sanju, a biopic on iconic actor Madhubala. No names revealed yet

Indo Asian News Service, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2018 11:55 AM IST
Madhubala’s younger sister, Madhur Brij Bhushan is making a biopic on the legendary actor, which will be produced by the “dear friends” of Brij Bhushan.
Photo used for representational purposes.
Photo used for representational purposes.

Mumbai businessman gets death threat for opinion on Bollwyood actor’s biopic

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2018 12:03 AM IST
Mahim police has registered a case of threatening against the unknown person who used an international number
Yadvi - The Dignified Princess is the true story of Princess Yadhuvansh Kumari, the daughter of Maharaja of Patiala
Yadvi - The Dignified Princess is the true story of Princess Yadhuvansh Kumari, the daughter of Maharaja of Patiala

A true princess at heart

Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2018 09:20 PM IST
Her royal privileges were stripped after Independence, but as her granddaughters’ film on her life shows, Yadhuvansh Kumari of Patiala remained regal to the end
Saina Nehwal says whenever she gets some time off Badminton,she watches Bollywood films.(Instagram/nehwalsaina)
Saina Nehwal says whenever she gets some time off Badminton,she watches Bollywood films.(Instagram/nehwalsaina)

Saina Nehwal on her biopic: It’s challenging for an actor to play an athlete’s role

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 06:47 PM IST
Saina Nehwal is happy to extend her help to Shraddha Kapoor for the biopic on the badminton ace being helmed by Amole Gupte and hopes that the film will inspire kids to take up badminton as a career option.
Keerthy Suresh starrer Mahanati will release in Tamil as Nadigaiyar Thilagam.
Keerthy Suresh starrer Mahanati will release in Tamil as Nadigaiyar Thilagam.

Keerthy Suresh’s Mahanati has a huge star cast. Here’s a look at who plays who in the biopic

Hindustan Times | By Priyanka Sundar
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 04:19 PM IST
Mahanati, actor Savitri’s biopic directed by Nag Ashwin, stars Dulquer Salmaan, Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Akkineni.
Mahanati Savitri’s biopic stars Samantha Akkineni and Keerthy Suresh in lead roles.
Mahanati Savitri’s biopic stars Samantha Akkineni and Keerthy Suresh in lead roles.

Who is Mahanati Savitri and why a biopic is being made on her

Hindustan Times | By Priyanka Sundar, Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 09:47 AM IST
Actor Savitri did not just rule the film industry, but she was at par with the male actors at a time when acting was not considered a ‘respectable’ profession for women.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s journey has been a quintessential Bollywood rags to riches story. (Styling: Akshay Tyagi; Styling assistant: Mayuri Nivekar; Make-up and hair: Rajesh Nag; Wardrobe: Outfit, The Maroon Suit Company; lapel pin and pocket square, The Tie hub; bow tie, Zara; watch, Jaipur Watch Company; sunglasses, Opium Eyewear; Socks, Happy Socks; shoes, Trumpet Shoes)(Prabhat Shetty)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s journey has been a quintessential Bollywood rags to riches story. (Styling: Akshay Tyagi; Styling assistant: Mayuri Nivekar; Make-up and hair: Rajesh Nag; Wardrobe: Outfit, The Maroon Suit Company; lapel pin and pocket square, The Tie hub; bow tie, Zara; watch, Jaipur Watch Company; sunglasses, Opium Eyewear; Socks, Happy Socks; shoes, Trumpet Shoes)(Prabhat Shetty)

Nawazuddin Siddiqui: An ambitious actor and a reluctant star

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 07:24 PM IST
The rags to riches story of one of Bollywood’s most unconventional heros
Rithvik Dhanjani is keen on teaming up with his girlfriend, actor Asha Negi.
Rithvik Dhanjani is keen on teaming up with his girlfriend, actor Asha Negi.

Rithvik Dhanjani: Would love to do a biopic on hockey legend Dhyan Chand

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 02:07 PM IST
Actor Rithvik Dhanjani also enjoys fantasy fictions and says one of his favourite being The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
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