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R Balki dedicates National Award to the real Pad Man

Filmmaker R. Balki is happy that his film "Pad Man" won the National Film Award for Best Film On Social Issue because, more than just a critical achievement, the honor indicates the start of a conversation on menstrual hygiene. This, Balki, believes, was the dream of Arunachalam Muruganantham, the man whose life inspired the film.

Aug 13, 2019, 06:33 AM IST

Vidya Balan makes her first stint as producer for short film 'Natkhat'

The film is called 'Natkhat' and has me in a new role that of 'PRODUCER'.

Jul 23, 2019, 13:07 PM IST

"His wife thinks that I'm the most terrible actor," says Amitabh Bachchan jokingly about R Balki's wife Gauri Shinde

At the grand finale of Starry Nights 2. Oh! on Zee Café, the actor opened up about the good-old days.

Apr 15, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan kick-off shoot of Mission Mangal — See pics

Akshay and Vidya have begin shooting for Jagan Shakti directorial Mission Mangal, which is a story of India's Mars Mission.

Nov 24, 2018, 18:33 PM IST

After 'PadMan', Akshay Kumar and R Balki to team up for another social drama?

Akshay and R Balki's 'PadMan' received a thumbs up from audience 

Oct 18, 2018, 10:03 AM IST

Akshay Kumar to team up with 'astronauts' Vidya Balan, Nimrat Kaur for R Balki's next?

Reportedly, both Vidya and Nimrat will be seen in the role of scientists in the film while Akshay will be seen in an integral role in the whole plot. 

Oct 16, 2018, 11:39 AM IST

Use power of entertainment to convey social messages: R. Balki

Bollywood filmmaker R. Balki, on the launch of the #FeedOurFuture campaign here on Thursday, said films are a medium that can be used to address social issues and convey messages to the larger audience.

Oct 05, 2018, 00:01 AM IST

Still believe she is around and would call me in evening: R Balki on Sridevi

The director also expressed his displeasure and shock over the sensational coverage of Sridevi's death on TV channels.

Mar 06, 2018, 20:06 PM IST

For 'PadMan', focus was on film's impact, not business: R Balki

Filmmaker R. Balki, whose last directorial venture "Pad Man" was on menstrual hygiene, says the idea behind making the film was to create awareness and not just generate box office. And so, the makers are content with the response.

Mar 06, 2018, 18:24 PM IST

Special screening of 'PadMan' for Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai had expressed her solidarity with the message of menstrual hygiene in R. Balkis latest directorial "Pad Man". Plans are afoot to show the film to the Nobel Peace Prize winner, says the director.

Feb 15, 2018, 19:41 PM IST

You can't ban a film like 'Pad Man': R Balki

Filmmaker R Balki, whose latest film "Pad Man" is yet to release in Pakistan, says banning the movie means being unfair to women and humanity.

Feb 15, 2018, 19:16 PM IST

PadMan: Akshay Kumar starrer going super strong at the Box Office

The film which crossed the Rs 50 crore mark on Tuesday, minted over Rs 7 crores on Wednesday.

Feb 15, 2018, 15:44 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut to become co-stars for R Balki's next

Filmmaker R Balki has approached Kangana Ranaut and Amitabh Bachchan for his untitled next.

Feb 10, 2018, 21:17 PM IST

PadMan: Biggest commercial element in film is Akshay Kumar, says R Balki

Balki was asked if he wasn't tempted to make the movie in a commercial zone.

Feb 09, 2018, 12:49 PM IST

Planning to watch Akshay Kumar's 'PadMan'? Here's what the film promises

'PadMan' is all set to hit the theatres tomorrow. 

Feb 08, 2018, 18:19 PM IST

You can't have ego while making films: R Balki

'Padman' starring Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte, deals with the issue of menstrual health.

Feb 05, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

R Balki says nation is obsessed with Amitabh Bachchan

Balki has explored various sides of Amitabh's acting talent in all his films - Cheeni Kum, Paa, Shamitabh among few.

Feb 04, 2018, 09:15 AM IST

Sonam Kapoor turns musician in Akshay Kumar’s Pad Man

In the film, Sonam Kapoor will be seen playing the role of a tabla player and a social activist.

Feb 02, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

Moving Pad Man for Padmaavat was least we could do: R Balki

Balki, who has directed Pad Man, said agreeing to Bhansali's request was the least they could have done for a fellow fraternity member, who has gone through a tumultuous time to release his movie.

Jan 24, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

Sonam Kapoor goes de-glam for Akshay Kumar’s ‘Padman’ – See latest still

The ‘Khoobsurat’ star took to Twitter to share a candid pic from the sets of the film which happens to be Twinkle Khanna’s debut production venture.

Jul 18, 2017, 09:13 AM IST