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.

`Lakshmi` will get limited release: Nagesh Kukunoor

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor says he is anticipating "limited release" for his film `Lakshmi`, which is based on human trafficking.

Nagesh Kukunoor`s `Lakshmi` wins award at Palm Springs festival

Nagesh Kukunoor`s hard-hitting drama ‘Lakshmi’, on human trafficking, was feted with the Audience Award for best narrative feature, based on viewers` votes at the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF).

Look who spent a whopping Rs 40 lakh for a dirty brothel!

Ace film maker Nagesh Kukunoor, who is working on his new film named ‘Lakshmi’, has doled out Rs 40 lakh for creating an unclean brothel, and reports an entertainment website.

Kukunoor`s `Lakshmi` was wrapped within Rs.5 crore

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, known for making sensible films on a moderate budget, continues the trend with `Lakshmi`, about human trafficking and child prostitution.

Rannvijay`s mission - boxer`s body

Rannvijay Singh is working out hard to get a body of a boxer for his next film, which will be directed by Nagesh Kukunoor.

`Lakshmi` story needed to be told: Shefali Shah

Actress Shefali Shah, who will be seen playing a prostitute in director Nagesh Kukunoor`s `Lakshmi`, says the film`s story is such that it has to be told.

Terrific if Salman Khan endorses `Lakshmi`: Nagesh Kukunoor

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor says if Bollywood star Salman Khan will endorse his next film `Lakshmi`, it will be `terrific` for the cause highlighted in the movie.

Be fair to my `Lakshmi`, Kukunoor urges censor board

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor wants the Censor Board to see his film `Lakshmi`, based on human trafficking and child prostitution, in the context in which it has been made.

Movie-making is a long, solo fight, says Nagesh Kukunoor

Nagesh Kukunoor describes filmmaking as a test of certainty and conviction of a person because he feels making movies is a "long solo" journey, and one has to stay "sane" during the incubation period.

Would love to make action film: Nagesh Kukunoor

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor has tried his hands at romantic, high on emotions and out-of-the-box cinema, and says now he dreams of making a big-budget action movie.

Enough tales are told with male characters: Nagesh Kukunoor

Nagesh Kukunoor, whose upcoming film ‘Laxmi’ is on the issue of child prostitution, says he will continue making women-centric films as there are enough filmmakers in Bollywood focussing on male protagonists.

Nagesh Kukunoor to play pimp in `Laxmi`

Nagesh Kukunoor, who doesn`t mind facing the camera once in a while, says he is essaying the role of a pimp in his directorial ‘Laxmi’, which is a story around child prostitution.

Filmmaking skills came in automatically while judging: Nagesh Kukunoor

Nagesh Kukunoor is all set to make his television debut with a new show where he would be mentoring and judging 8 amateur photographers as they capture picturesque Sri Lanka.

Nagesh Kukunoor hits the road for new film

He is ready to undertake a picturesque road journey to Coorg and Munnar and, while at it, filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor hopes to find the foundation of his new project - a road movie he has been wanting to make for a long time.