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‘Pink’ to get English subtitles in southern states

Chennai: Actress Taapsee Pannu’s latest release “Pink” has been widely appreciated and accepted nationwide. Following the film’s success, she along with director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury have arranged for English subtitles to be added to the film in the south. “We were getting a lot of requests from southern states that they want to see the

Hope filing FIR for women becomes better, says Big B post ‘Pink’

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) After the recently released film “Pink” brought the functions of the Zero FIR system to light, also highlighting how many women aren’t aware of legal procedures that can help them, megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that ministers have given hope that certain changes in law will make the process of filing FIRs

‘Pink’ cast was incomplete without northeast Indian character: Sircar

Kolkata: The decision to include Shillong-based musician Andrea Tariang among the lead cast in the film “Pink” was a deliberate one, says filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who wanted to make a statement against the discrimination faced by people from northeast India in other parts of the country. He said without a character from the region, the

‘Pink’ cast was incomplete without northeast Indian character: Sircar

Kolkata: The decision to include Shillong-based musician Andrea Tariang among the lead cast in the film “Pink” was a deliberate one, says filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who wanted to make a statement against the discrimination faced by people from northeast India in other parts of the country. He said without a character from the region, the

Feels overwhelming to be recognised for ‘Pink’: Kirti Kulhari

Mumbai: Actress Kirti Kulhari, who has featured in movies like “Shaitan” and “Khichdi: The Movie”, says all the frustration and angst of not being recognised for her talent all these years has disappeared overnight. She feels overwhelmed to be recognised for the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer “Pink”. The actress said: “It feels overwhelming to be recognised for

We want ‘Pink’ to be tax free: Shoojit Sircar

Mumbai: Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar is extremely proud of “Pink” and wants the film to be exempt from entertainment tax. “We want it to be tax free. People have been asking us to make it tax free. I think we are on the verge of making it tax free,” Sircar said at a press conference. This

Rishi Kapoor lauds Amitabh Bachchan for ‘Pink’

Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has praised megastar Amitabh Bachchan by calling him “the best” for his effortless portrayal of a lawyer in the film “Pink”. “‘Pink’…That is why he is Amitabh Bachchan…the best,” Rishi, who has shared screen space with Big B in films like “Naseeb” and “Amar Akbar Anthony”, tweeted. Also starring Taapsee Pannu,

‘Pink’: A modern masterpiece

Film: “Pink”; Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury; Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Tapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariang; Rating: ***** How many films have you seen where you forget you are watching a film, where the line dividing the audience from the characters get so blurred as to make the distinction almost redundant? “Pink” sucks us so

Pink’: Amitabh elevates powerful message-based film

Film: “Pink”; Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury; Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, Angad Bedi, Piyush Mishra, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Raashul Tandon and Tushar Pandey; Rating: **** “Pink” is a contemporary youth-centric film with a strong socially relevant message about the choices young women of today make and about respecting those. Narrated in a

Gambhir not in favour of ‘Pink Ball’ Tests

Greater Noida: Former India opener Gautam Gambhir today called himself a “traditionalist” who loves the red ball and day game for longer format and said any experimentation should be carried out only in T20 cricket. “I am a traditionalist who loves to play the game in the old way. It is my personal opinion but

People will see different side of me in ‘Pink’: Taapsee

New Delhi:Actress Taapsee Pannu says the audience will see different side of her in the forthcoming film “Pink”, also starring megastar Amitabh Bachchan. She also says that the film will give a new shape to her career in Bollywood.”Of course. People will again see me in a new light. They will see a different side

Amitabh Bachchan trusted us blindly with ‘Pink’: Shoojit

Mumbai: Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has revealed that megastar Amitabh Bachchan agreed to do “Pink” barely after five minutes of its narration as the megsatar trusted the makers blindly. “Mr Bachchan came when we had developed more than half the idea of ‘Pink’. We were not sure if he would do it. We took a chance

Pink’ a social thriller: Big B

Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says his forthcoming film “Pink” is neither about women’s empowerment nor on rape but a social thriller and one that touches upon many aspects of what morals and society norms and practices women in India experience.Talking about his interactions with the media regarding the film that features him

‘Pink’ easy to promote because of Big B: Producer

Mumbai: Rashmi Sharma, who is making her debut in Bollywood as a producer with Amitabh Bachchan starrer “Pink”, says it is easier to promote a film which has a star in it. Sharma is geared up to release two of her films — “Pink” and “Days of Tafree”. While “Pink” has known faces, including Taapsee

Lady Gaga’s song was Taapsee Pannu’s inspiration for ‘Pink’

Mumbai: Actress Taapsee Pannu, who has been receiving a rave response for the trailer of “Pink”, found motivation for her emotionally invigorating role in the forthcoming movie in a performance by international singer Lady Gaga. In “Pink”, Taapsee plays the role of a girl who fights for justice for her and her friends. So while

Reality Check: Govt hospitals of city not in pink of health

Premier hospitals of the city remain deprieved of basic public amenities. As most of the patients and their attendants have no option but to sleep on floors for want of beds. Such sights are very common these days in the PGIMER, Government Multi-Specialty Hospital (GMSH-16) Sector 16, Government Medical College and hospital (GMCH-32) Sector 32

Big B unveils the logo of ‘Pink’

Mumbai:Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has shared the logo of his upcoming thriller “Pink” on social media. The Delhi-set film, which will see Bachchan, 73, play a lawyer, has been produced by “Piku” director Shoojit Sircar. The movie marks the Hindi film debut of Bengali director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury. Unveiling the bright pink logo, which sees two

Beautiful journey shooting ‘Pink’ with Amitabh Bachchan: Kirti Kulhari

Mumbai: Actress Kirti Kulhari, who shares screen space with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the film “Pink”, says that it was an honour for her to work with the megastar and termed her journey working with him as “beautiful”. “It was wonderful. It was an honour and a pleasure (to work with him). On the set,