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.

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.

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.

`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.

Love being in front of camera, says Monali Thakur

Former Indian Idol contestant Monali Thakur is looking forward to make a successful career in Bollywood after bagging roles in Nagesh Kukunoor`s ‘Lakshmi’ and Abbas Tyrewala`s ‘Mango’.