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Male actors insecure about playing gay characters: Onir

Filmmaker Onir said Thursday that male actors in Bollywood are still insecure about playing gay roles.

Mar 15, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

I will only be with someone who is true to himself, says Onir

 National Award-winning filmmaker Onir, who doesn't worship monogamy, says he wants to be with someone who is true and open both to himself and to the world.

Feb 24, 2019, 14:28 PM IST

Why not a corridor through cinema for India and Pakistan, asks Onir

The filmmaker's tweet is in reference to how in 2016, Indian film associations placed an unofficial 'ban' on Pakistani talent from working in the country.

Jan 16, 2019, 22:44 PM IST

Gays hold influential positions in Bollywood but don't support community: Onir

Onir laments that the percentage of such films being made in India is abysmal. 

Oct 30, 2018, 12:59 PM IST

Was in relationships where I was open but my significant other wasn't: Onir

During the conversation, Onir honestly opened up about society's perception of relationships and sexuality. 

Sep 27, 2018, 15:45 PM IST

Shab: Raveena Tandon was extremely supportive during the shoot, says co-actor

One of the well-known filmmakers in Hindi cinema, Onir is ready with yet another venture 'Shab' starring Raveena Tandon in the lead. The film also stars Arpita Chatterjee, Ashish Bisht, Simon Frenay, Gaurav Nanda and Areesz Ganddi.

Jul 11, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Raveena Tandon will surprise everyone with 'Shab': Onir

Filmmaker Onir says actress Raveena Tandon will leave the audience stunned with her performance in his upcoming directorial venture "Shab".

Jan 01, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

Onir's 'Chauranga' to release next year

Onir who is known for films like 'Bas Ek Pal' and 'My Brother...Nikhil' is all set for is next movie 'Chauranga' 

Oct 15, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

British actress Wendy Glenn to make Bollywood debut

 National Award-winning director Onir's upcoming film "Veda" will mark the Bollywood debut of British actress Wendy Glenn, who was earlier seen on American TV series "CSI".

Jun 09, 2015, 16:18 PM IST

Wendell Rodricks has cameo in Onir's next

Noted fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has done a cameo in director Onir's next film 'Shab'. "Wendell has done a cameo in 'Shab'," Onir told PTI today.

Jan 21, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

Onir in no hurry to direct 'Life In A...Metro 2'

Filmmaker Onir says he will begin working on the sequel of ‘Life In A...Metro’ only once he is done making ‘Shab’ and another film that he has on his plate.

Dec 16, 2014, 12:30 PM IST

'Shab' to release in 2015: Onir

National-award winning director Onir said his upcoming human-psyche drama 'Shab' would be released during first quarter of next year.

Dec 02, 2014, 19:16 PM IST

Onir wraps up third schedule of 'Shab'

Director-producer Onir is pleased as punch on seeing his dream project nearing completion - he has wrapped up the third schedule of “Shab The film”.

Nov 02, 2014, 18:41 PM IST

Creativity hampered when economics driving force in film: Onir

Film-maker-producer Onir, who is known for his critically acclaimed films including "My Brother Nikhil", "I AM" among others, feels creativity gets hampered if economics becomes the driving force of a film.

Oct 19, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

Story of Onir's 'Shab' is close to my heart: Wendell


Panaji: Noted fashion designer Wendell Rodricks says the story of Onir's movie 'Shab' is close to his heart which made him take up styling for its lead actor.

Sep 24, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

Wendell Rodricks to style Onir`s male lead in `Shab`

Filmmaker Onir has roped in fashion designer Wendell Rodricks to design the look for male lead Ashish Bisht in upcoming film `Shab`.

Jul 08, 2014, 16:24 PM IST

Onir to roll cameras for `Shab` in Delhi

Filmmaker Onir has landed in Delhi with his team to roll the camera for his new movie `Shab`.

Jul 01, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

I have become a criminal now, Onir tells Chief Justice on LGBT ruling

Maverick filmmaker Onir has written a letter to the Chief Justice of India.

Jan 14, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

Onir turns model for designer Anita Dongre

National award-winning filmmaker Onir is geared up for the shooting of his first fashion video with designer Anita Dongre.

Jul 05, 2013, 17:14 PM IST

Rituparno`s death huge loss for LGBT community: Onir

Gay filmmaker Onir says that eminent filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh`s demise will be a big loss for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.

May 30, 2013, 13:57 PM IST