Rani Mukerji to receive National Award!
Rani Mukerji to receive National Award!

The `Mardaani` actress Rani Mukerji is currently on  a roll.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui looking to 'dance around trees'
Nawazuddin Siddiqui looking to 'dance around trees'

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is often seen in intense and negative roles, says since he hasn't yet got a chance to do the Bollywood dance routine, he'd be ready to take on a dancer's role in a movie, if it is offered to him.

National award is only non-commercial event: Arjun Rampal
National award is only non-commercial event: Arjun Rampal

 With the season of award shows on, actor Arjun Rampal says such functions are money making businesses except the National Award.

Thousands gather to pay their last respects to Balachander

The Tamil film industry plunged into gloom following the death of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander. The industry members and thousands from various walks of life assembled at his residence here Wednesday to pay their last respects to the thespian.

Manmohan Singh chosen for top national award by Japan

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been chosen for one of Japan's top national awards for his contribution to India-Japan ties, becoming the first Indian to receive the rare honour.

Jahnu Barua's 'Ajeyo' to release Sep 19

 Jahnu Barua's National Award winning Assamese film "Ajeyo" (Invincible), set in the pre-Independence era, will hit theatres in select cities Sep 19. The acclaimed filmmaker is happy the film is getting a wide release.

`Crossing Bridges` to release on August 29

National award-winning film `Crossing Bridges` is set to release on this August 29.

Vidya Balan again impresses in a saree

Vidya Balan has faced scrutiny for her fashion sense but more often than not, she has got her look right in a sari. On Anupam Kher`s chat show, the National Award winning actress left the veteran actor impressed in a traditional handloom creation.

People`s expectations rise after national award: Nagraj

National award-winning director Nagraj Manjule says he is unaffected by the pressure of rise in people`s expectations after winning the coveted trophy.

Swami...` will project fallacies in system, says Ahire

National award-winning Marathi director Gajendra Ahire`s forthcoming movie `Swami Public? Limited` will take a dig at people blindly following self-styled godmen and the "business" made out of religion by few individuals.

Actor turned politician Paresh Rawal turns 64

One of the finest actors of Bollywood and Lok Sabha MP Paresh Rawal is celebrating his 64th birthday today. The actor who has entertained us for over three decades began his career with Hindi film `Holi` in 1984. He won the Padma Shree in 2014.

Post National award people taking me seriously: Saurabh Shukla

Actor Saurabh Shukla says the film industries` attitude towards him has changed after he won the National award for `Jolly LLB` and he is now being offered more serious roles by filmmakers.

National Award winning dancer Guru Syed Sallauddin Pasha held for molestation

National Award winning dancer Guru Syed Sallauddin Pasha, who also holds a Guinness Book of World Record, was arrested here on Monday for allegedly molesting a woman who teaches at his wife`s dance centre, police said.

Today is the most important day of my life: Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao`s phone hasn`t stopped ringing ever since it was announced Wednesday evening that he has been named for the National Film Award for the best actor for `Shahid`. He says "it`s the most important day" of his life.

Even today, reaping benefits of `Bobby`: Dimple Kapadia

Dimple Kapadia is certainly not a one film wonder, but the National Award winning actress says her secret of survival in the industry is ‘Bobby’, a film that released four decades ago but is still fresh in the minds of the people.

National award winning music composer on a roll

National award winning music director Bijibal, who is celebrating the success of his composition `Manikya Chirakulla` in the recently released Malayalam film `Idukki Gold`, said it was not difficult working on the tune.

I was not considered heroine material: Usha Jadhav

National award-winning actress Usha Jadhav says it was a tough journey for her in the showbiz as people never believed in her acting prowess.

Older actresses hardly have any role: Neena Gupta

Neena Gupta says she is seen less frequently on screen because there aren`t enough offers for people like her.

Irrfan Khan hopes for more `turning points` like `Paan Singh Tomar`

Acclaimed actor Irrfan, who won a National Award for his performance in ‘Paan Singh Tomar’, says he hopes many more such "unique" projects come his way.

Felt dichotomy of emotions on winning National Award: Javed Jaffrey

Javed Jaffrey says he had mixed feelings upon recieving a National Film Award for his production venture `Inshallah, Kashmir`, a documentary on contemporary Kashmir.