Money has overshadowed theatre in India: Neetu Chandra

Actress Neetu Chandra, who recently made her stage debut with the theatrical adaptation of "Umrao Jaan", says not too many actors show interest in theatre because they cannot make a living out of it.

Happy time to be in films: Farooque Sheikh

Veteran actor Farooque Sheikh praises changes in the film industry and the theatre world.

Don`t want to dilute my moment of glory: Neetu Chandra

Write-ups suggesting that actor Randeep Hooda, once a very close friend of actress Neetu Chandra, showed up at the Prithvi Theatres to witness her stage debut as ‘Umrao Jaan’ for old times` sake, has her fuming.

Neetu Chandra to make theatre foray with `Umrao Jaan`

Neetu Chandra will be making her foray into theatre by essaying the iconic character Umrao Jaan.

Rekha: A life of an enigma

Born as a love child to a Tamil actor and a Telugu actress, acting was something which came as an innate talent to Rekha.

Urdu poet, `Umrao Jaan` lyricist Shahryar remembered at AMU

The contribution of Urdu poet Shahryar was lauded at a symposium at the Aligarh Muslim University Tuesday.

Sonam Kapoor is obsessed with Rekha

Sonam Kapoor, who will step into the shoes of Rekha to play a chirpy carefree young girl in the ‘Khubsoorat’ remake, says she is completely in awe of the "Umrao Jaan" actress.

Khayyam impressed with young composers, says they can do wonders

The music maestro behind music of films like ‘Kabhi Kabhie’ and ‘Umrao Jaan’, Khayyam says although the standard of music has deteriorated in Bollywood, “talented young” musicians and writers have the capability to do “wonders”.

J.P. Dutta to make `Border 2`, `Border 3` and `Border 4`

Movie Moghul J.P. Dutta, whose last directorial venture was 2006 release ‘Umrao Jaan’, is all set to direct three back-to-back war films, all biopics on Param Vir Chakra winning war heroes.

Chitrangada Singh wants to be Umrao Jaan

If there`s one role that actress Chitrangada Singh wants to enact on screen, it is Umrao Jaan, played by Rekha in Muzaffar Ali`s 1981 directorial venture.

`Paparazzi` with Umrao Jaan, Lady Gaga at Lakme Fashion Week

The first day of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2011 brought to the table an eclectic mix of paparazzi culture.