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Dhanak movie review: A sunshine film

Dhanak movie review: A sunshine film

Myth, folklore and symbols can be interpreted in myriad ways that although the actual image is clear it throws up infinite possibilities just like the colourful rainbow. That's Nagesh Kukunoor's "Dhanak" for you - a captivating road film, packed with ample life's lessons.

Audience's aversion towards festival films gone: Nagesh Kukunoor

Audience's aversion towards festival films gone: Nagesh Kukunoor

The 49-year-old "Iqbal" helmer said he believed children's film should get more support in India.

Best way to address disability is to not address it: 'Dhanak' director Nagesh Kukunoor

Best way to address disability is to not address it: 'Dhanak' director Nagesh Kukunoor

Be it 'Iqbal' or his upcoming film 'Dhanak', Nagesh Kukunoor has a knack for sensitively handling the stories of differently abled characters and the director says his aim is always to focus on their strength rather than what they lack.

Nagesh Kukunoor keen to screen 'Dhanak' for Shah Rukh Khan

Nagesh Kukunoor keen to screen 'Dhanak' for Shah Rukh Khan

Director Nagesh Kukunoor says he wants to hold a special screening of his upcoming film "Dhanak" for superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

Shah Rukh Khan backs 'Dhanak'—Watch trailer!

Shah Rukh Khan backs 'Dhanak'—Watch trailer!

'Dhanak' has been directed by Nagesh Kukunoor.

Shah Rukh Khan sends 'best wishes' to 'Dhanak' kids

Shah Rukh Khan sends 'best wishes' to 'Dhanak' kids

The film is about a young girl going out in a search of superstar Shah Rukh Khan with her younger brother (Chotu), who is blind.

Sunidhi Chauhan wants to do 'good roles'

Sunidhi Chauhan wants to do 'good roles'

Sunidhi Chauhan will play a full-fledged role in director Nagesh Kukunoor's upcoming film, says she enjoys acting.

Shah Rukh hasn't done cameo in 'Dhanak': Nagesh Kukunoor

Shah Rukh hasn't done cameo in 'Dhanak': Nagesh Kukunoor

 National-award winning filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor has revealed superstar Shah Rukh Khan is not making any guest appearance in his upcoming film "Dhanak".

'Haraamkhor', 'Dhanak' to be shown at IFFLA

'Haraamkhor', 'Dhanak' to be shown at IFFLA

Shlok Sharma's "Haraamkhor" and Nagesh Kukunoor's "Dhanak" will be the opening and closing films of the 13th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) respectively.

Dhanak's journey as magical as the film's story: Kukunoor

Dhanak's journey as magical as the film's story: Kukunoor

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor is happy about his film "Dhanak" getting recognition at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival and hopes the honour is just the beginning of the movie's next journey.

Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Dhanak' honoured in Berlin

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor's film "Dhanak" has bagged The Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury for the best feature-length film and also received a special mention at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.

Can never make hardcore commercial film: Nagesh Kukunoor

Can never make hardcore commercial film: Nagesh Kukunoor

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, known for movies like "Iqbal" and "Dor", says he can work with commercial actors, but never on a hardcore commercial film.

Nagesh excited to show 'Dhanak' at Berlinale

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor is glad that his film "Dhanak" will be screened at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival, where it will have its world premiere.

Berlinale premiere for 'Dhanak' like balm on soul: Kukunoor

Indian filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, whose new film "Dhanak" has been invited for the Generation Kplus programme of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival 2015, where it will also have its world premiere, says it's a great validation for a project made with passion.

Monali Thakur ecstatic to win best actress award in Washington

Monali Thakur ecstatic to win best actress award in Washington

She's more known for her singing. But Monali Thakur of 'Sawaar loon' fame, who has shown her acting talent with a hard-hitting performance as a child prostitute in Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Lakshmi', is presently ecstatic about winning the best actress award at the recently concluded Washington DC South Asian Film Festival.

Shah Rukh Khan in Marathi film?

Shah Rukh Khan in Marathi film?

Our favourite stars in Bollywood have their own ways of making it up for a friend. The latest reports suggest that badshah of B-Town, Shah Rukh Khan might be soon seen in a Marathi film by Nagesh Kukunoor.

I never desired to work with a star: Nagesh Kukunoor

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, whose latest release `Lakshmi` opened to rave reviews, says he never desired to work with a star primarily because it`s a tedious process considering the date issues.

My character didn`t allow me any escape routes: Shefali on `Lakshmi`

Shefali Shah`s role as the hard-hitting dirty-talking madame of a brothel in Nagesh Kukunoor`s `Lakshmi` has shocked her fans and stunned critics.

Audiences needs to be offered different films: Nagesh Kukunoor

Filmmaker and actor Nagesh Kukunoor`s latest film ‘Lakshmi’, about human trafficking and child prostitution has garnered critics` appreciation.

`Lakshmi` review: Gut-wrenching story of child sex worker

Nagesh Kukunoor’s `Lakshmi` emerges to be a deep-rooted societal bias where the girl child is often treated as a liability.