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Vidya says she has been offered many biopics: 'I decided on doing very few'

  • Vidya Balan spoke about biopics and the reason behind she chooses to 'very few' of them. She has so far featured in biopics--Dirty Picture and Shakuntala Devi.
Vidya Balan made her acting debut in 1995 with the television show Hum Paanch.
Vidya Balan made her acting debut in 1995 with the television show Hum Paanch.
Published on Aug 04, 2021 04:39 PM IST
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Vidya Balan rocks a sultry glam look in sequin teal gown and we are in awe

  • Vidya Balan ditches her Shakuntala Devi avatar to dazzle in a sequin teal gown as she dolls up to …well, party at home and we can’t take our eyes off her as we note down some fashion cues to slay in future
Vidya Balan rocks a sultry glam look in sequin teal gown and we are in awe(Instagram/balanvidya)
Vidya Balan rocks a sultry glam look in sequin teal gown and we are in awe(Instagram/balanvidya)
Updated on Apr 03, 2021 11:56 AM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz

Bookmark Vidya Balan's Kanjivaram black silk saree look to slay at next wedding

  • Searching for an ethnic wear that weaves a sartorial love story when draped? Look no further as Vidya Balan flaunts a ravishing Kanjivaram silk saree from her Indian wardrobe and we can’t help but swoon and take fashion cues to raise the temperature at the next wedding this season
Bookmark Vidya Balan’s dazzling ethnic look in <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>26k Kanjivaram black silk saree for next wedding(Instagram/balanvidya)
Bookmark Vidya Balan’s dazzling ethnic look in 26k Kanjivaram black silk saree for next wedding(Instagram/balanvidya)
Published on Jan 11, 2021 04:47 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz

Vidya Balan shows how to embrace the beautiful romantic fluidity with purple patch chanderi saree

Vidya Balan adds to her sartorially elegant saree diaries with a Rs 15k patch chanderi saree from House of Masaba and we can’t help but take fashion notes to nail the hot mess vibe in the six yards of elegance this festive and wedding season
Vidya shows how to embrace the beautiful romantic fluidity with chanderi saree(Instagram/balanvidya)
Vidya shows how to embrace the beautiful romantic fluidity with chanderi saree(Instagram/balanvidya)
Updated on Dec 28, 2020 05:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

Vidya Balan in Rs 6.5k black saree is elegance personified

Vidya Balan is a true saree connoisseur. The Kahaani actor can slay the six-yards like no one else and her recent pictures are a testimony to that.
Vidya Balan in Rs 6.5k black saree is elegance personified(Instagram/balanvidya)
Vidya Balan in Rs 6.5k black saree is elegance personified(Instagram/balanvidya)
Updated on Dec 03, 2020 09:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times Delhi | ByNishtha Grover

Vedic Maths Forum India: Nurturing mental calculations through innovative teaching methods globally

Reimagining Maths and mental calculations the Vedic way through Vedic Maths India
Mr. Gaurav Tekriwal, has successfully completed 20 years in promoting Vedic Mathematics in India.(The Vedic Maths Forum India)
Mr. Gaurav Tekriwal, has successfully completed 20 years in promoting Vedic Mathematics in India.(The Vedic Maths Forum India)
Updated on Nov 11, 2020 11:47 AM IST
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Vidya Balan looks puja-ready, champions festive look on Navratri in red Kanjeevaram silk sarees

Vidya Balan takes her love for unique handloom pieces a notch higher in a striking and cheerful red Kanjeevaram silk sarees during ‘Goddess power time’ on Navratri | Check pictures inside
(Instagram/balanvidya)
(Instagram/balanvidya)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 06:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

A beauty brand borne of a great-grandma’s alchemy

Noor Arora, her mother Geeti Arora and aunt Mani Khurana have founded a company based on 90 notebooks full of experiments that they found years after their Ammaji’s death.
Some of the journals in which Shakunatala Devi noted down her experiments.
Some of the journals in which Shakunatala Devi noted down her experiments.
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 01:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMadhusree Ghosh

Vidya Balan’s vogue belted saree worth Rs 99k and sleeveless blouse leaves fashion police smitten

Vidya Balan takes her love for traditional wear a notch higher as she glams up for latest photoshoot in a Rs 99k printed saree clinched at her waist by a phoenix logo tan belt and paired with a sleeveless blouse
Vidya Balan’s vogue belted saree look leaves fashion police smitten(Instagram/balanvidya)
Vidya Balan’s vogue belted saree look leaves fashion police smitten(Instagram/balanvidya)
Updated on Oct 03, 2020 04:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

Vidya Balan may play a key role in Mahesh Babu’s Sarkaru Vaari Paata: report

Actor Vidya Balan may star in Mahesh Babu’s Telugu film Sarkaru Vaari Paata. Vidya has been approached to play Mahesh’s sister in the movie.
Vidya might play Mahesh Babu’s sister in the film.
Vidya might play Mahesh Babu’s sister in the film.
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 04:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByKarthik Kumar

Vidya Balan amps up style quotient this fall in floral print sarees and breesy western outfits

Vidya Balan adds a dash of colours to our Saturday as she flaunts her gorgeous saree collection and stylish western ensembles in a flood of pictures from her latest photoshoot and virtual events
Vidya Balan amps up style quotient this fall in floral sarees and western outfits(Instagram/balanvidya)
Vidya Balan amps up style quotient this fall in floral sarees and western outfits(Instagram/balanvidya)
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 01:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

Time for OTT releases Gulabo Sitabo, Shakuntala Devi, Gunjan Saxena- The Kargil Girl to be back in theatres?: Industry experts debate whether it is a viable option for theatres

Even as many films release directly on OTT platforms for now, can they be released in theatres once they reopen, to test waters? We talk to filmmakers and experts to understand it.
Both actor Vidya Balan’s Shakuntala Devi and Amitabh Bachchan’s Gulabo Sitabo released directly on OTT platforms.
Both actor Vidya Balan’s Shakuntala Devi and Amitabh Bachchan’s Gulabo Sitabo released directly on OTT platforms.
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 06:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRishabh Suri, New Dehi

Will post-pandemic Bollywood put more women in the cockpit, asks Anupama Chopra

As films go direct to streaming platforms, female-led movies could finally get a fair shot at finding their audience. Reduced post-Covid budgets could help.
Janhvi Kapoor and Pankaj Tripathi in a still from Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl.
Janhvi Kapoor and Pankaj Tripathi in a still from Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl.
Updated on Aug 23, 2020 11:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnupama Chopra

Kirti Kulhari: For distributors, it’s about the faces in the film, not how good it is

Actor Kirti Kulhari feels happy that now every film has a platform to reach out to audiences, through OTTs, and asserts that a platform has got ‘nothing’ to do with how good the film is.
Actor Kirti Kulhari has been a part of films such as Pink and Blackmail.
Actor Kirti Kulhari has been a part of films such as Pink and Blackmail.
Updated on Aug 12, 2020 05:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRishabh Suri, New Delhi

Vidya Balan says she was labelled ‘jinxed’ after her first film was shelved, was replaced in 7-8 projects

Actor Vidya Balan has said that after her first film was shelved midway, she was labelled ‘jinxed’ and replaced in a number of films.
Vidya Balan poses for a portrait for Instagram.
Vidya Balan poses for a portrait for Instagram.
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 11:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Entertainment Desk

Vidya Balan gives a glimpse of her home as she watches Shakuntala Devi: ‘She is here... first day first stream’

Actor Vidya Balan is obviously excited to see her new film, Shakuntala Devi releasing on an OTT platform. She shared a photo as she streamed the film at home.
Vidya Balan watches her film, Shakuntala Devi.
Vidya Balan watches her film, Shakuntala Devi.
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 10:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Entertainment Desk

Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan does a tightrope walk between maths and motherhood

Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan plays a maths wizard who refuses to bow down to the society’s constructs in Anu Menon’s film. But the film is as much about mothers and daughters, as maths.
Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan brings depth and vibrancy to her portrayal of the world famous mathematician.
Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan brings depth and vibrancy to her portrayal of the world famous mathematician.
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 01:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByJyoti Sharma Bawa

Shakuntala Devi actors Vidya Balan and Sanya Malhotra dance without music, watch funny video

Shakuntala Devi actors Vidya Balan and Sanya Malhotra believe work can be a lot of fun too. Watch a video shared by Vidya.
Vidya Balan and Sanya Malhotra play mother and daughter in Shakuntala Devi.
Vidya Balan and Sanya Malhotra play mother and daughter in Shakuntala Devi.
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 01:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Entertainment Desk

Vidya Balan takes on this math question. Watch what happens

Vidya Balan, who is playing Shakuntala Devi in her upcoming film, talks about numbers, equations, her 10th grade math marks, and more with RJ Stutee on the chat show, Aur Batao.
The image shows Bollywood actor Vidya Balan and the host of virtual chatshow Aur Batao RJ Stutee Ghosh.
The image shows Bollywood actor Vidya Balan and the host of virtual chatshow Aur Batao RJ Stutee Ghosh.
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 07:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanya Budhiraja

Sonu Sood brings back students stuck in Krygyzstan, Kangana’s team take a ‘nepotism’ jibe at Kareena Kapoor

Here are the top 5 entertainment news stories of the day: Kangana Ranaut’s team on Friday retweeted an old video of Kareena Kapoor where she fails to answer question on Mangalyaan. Kapil Sharma praised Sonu Sood after the latter arranged for Indian students to be brought back from Kyrgyzstan.
Kangana Ranaut has spoken out against many bigwigs in Bollywood. Sonu Sood continues to help those hit by the pandemic.
Kangana Ranaut has spoken out against many bigwigs in Bollywood. Sonu Sood continues to help those hit by the pandemic.
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 11:21 AM IST
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Jisshu Sengupta on nepotism in movies: ‘Why won’t I support my kid, my nephew? They are my blood, it’s my money’

Jisshu Sengupta of Manikarnika and Mardaani will soon be seen in Shakuntala Devi with Vidya Balan. In this interview he talks about playing Paritosh Banerjee and his views on the nepotism debate.
Jisshu Sengupta will be seen in Shakuntala Devi next.
Jisshu Sengupta will be seen in Shakuntala Devi next.
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 06:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Srivastava

Shakuntala Devi song Rani Hindustani: Vidya Balan wins hearts with her unbeatable confidence, watch

A new song titled Rani Hindustani from Vidya Balan’s upcoming film Shakuntala Devi shows the math wizard getting accustomed to her life in London.
Vidya Balan in a still from Shakuntala Devi.
Vidya Balan in a still from Shakuntala Devi.
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 02:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Entertainment Desk

Vidya Balan says she was replaced in a ‘dozen South films’, thought her career was done

Actor Vidya Balan, recalling professional struggles, has said that there was a point when she was replaced in a dozen South films.
Vidya Balan will soon be seen in Shakuntala Devi.(ANI)
Vidya Balan will soon be seen in Shakuntala Devi.(ANI)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 02:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Entertainment Desk

Shakuntala Devi song Pass Nahi Toh Fail Nahi: Vidya Balan offers motivation amid exam results, watch

Shakuntala Devi song Pass Nahi Toh Fail Nahi has Vidya Balan telling students to not get demotivated after a failure in exams.
Vidya Balan in a still from Shakuntala Devi song Paas Nahi Toh Fail Nahi.
Vidya Balan in a still from Shakuntala Devi song Paas Nahi Toh Fail Nahi.
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 01:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Entertainment Desk

Shakuntala Devi’s daughter is happy her mother’s multifaceted personality will be seen in the Vidya Balan starrer

Anupama Banerji, math wizard Shakuntala Devi’s daughter, spoke about Vidya Balan’s film on her mother.
Anupama Banerji has reportedly collaborated extensively in the scripting process of Vidya Balan starrer, Shakuntala Devi.
Anupama Banerji has reportedly collaborated extensively in the scripting process of Vidya Balan starrer, Shakuntala Devi.
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 12:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Tims, New Delhi | ByHT Entertainment Desk

Vidya Balan reveals the most important lesson she has learnt ‘as an actor, as a woman’

Ready with Shakuntala Devi, Vidya Balan speaks about the kind of cinema that excites her and what she has learnt in her almost two-decade long career.
Vidya Balan will be seen next in Shakuntala Devi.
Vidya Balan will be seen next in Shakuntala Devi.
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 07:06 AM IST
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ByJyoti Sharma Bawa, New Delhi

Amit Sadh’s take on direct to OTT release: A film released is better than a film stuck

Actor Amit Sadh says that there are people who are responsible for taking decisions such as when and where a film should release, and they know best.
Actor Amit Sadh has got good reviews for his performance in the web show Breathe Into The Shadows.
Actor Amit Sadh has got good reviews for his performance in the web show Breathe Into The Shadows.
Updated on Jul 17, 2020 06:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRishabh Suri, New Delhi

Mumbai Police, Nagpur Police share Vidya Balan’s dialogue from Shakuntala Devi for this message

Both Mumbai Police and Nagpur Police handles have shared a similar message using the dialogue.
Mumbai Police shared this image in their tweet.(Twitter/@MumbaiPolice)
Mumbai Police shared this image in their tweet.(Twitter/@MumbaiPolice)
Published on Jul 16, 2020 12:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmrita Kohli

Shakuntala Devi trailer: Vidya Balan’s math genius believes it is ‘drama or nothing’, watch video

Shakuntala Devi trailer has Vidya Balan essaying the role of the woman known as the ‘human computer’ with wit and charm. The film, releasing on Amazon Prime, also features Sanya Malhotra, Amit Sadh and Jisshu Sengupta.
Shakuntala Devi trailer has Vidya Balan essaying the role of the ‘human computer’.
Shakuntala Devi trailer has Vidya Balan essaying the role of the ‘human computer’.
Updated on Jul 15, 2020 02:54 PM IST
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Shakuntala Devi’s trailer arrives on July 15, watch Vidya Balan’s short teaser declaring ‘there are no rules in maths, only magic’

Announcing the release of the trailer of Shakuntala Devi biopic, Vidya Balan on Tuesday, shared a short teaser. Watch.
Vidya Balan as math wizard Shakuntala Devi in a biopic of the same name.
Vidya Balan as math wizard Shakuntala Devi in a biopic of the same name.
Updated on Jul 14, 2020 12:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Entertainment Desk
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