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‘Shakeela is not an easy character to play’

DNMUM425732 | 11/8/2018 | Author : Chaya Unnikrishnan | WC :670

Richa Chadha gets candid about the challenges of portraying the adult star

Richa Chadha is shooting for the biopic on South adult star Shakeela in Bengaluru. When you see her, the first thing you notice is the way she has moulded herself into the character of the Malayali actress. Draped in the traditional white-and-gold sari and her hair adorned with flowers, Richa is unrecognisable. She has even put on a few kilos to resemble the buxom star, but is still nowhere close to the voluptuous South actress.
“Yes, when I first met Shakeela, she said, ‘Tu bahut dubli hai, kuchh nahin hai’ referring to her bosom. So, I decided to put on weight and gained around five-and-a-half kilos. Now, there are rolls of fat on my back. However, I couldn’t go into it wholeheartedly. I tried eating chips, cutlets, fries and papad fo
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How Kangana channels these timeless beauties
DNMUM432181 | 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Manish D Mishra | WC :307

She’s always gracing some style list or another. Her airport looks are talked-about, and her red carpet appearances make noise without fail. It’s not for nothing that they call Kangana Ranaut a veritable fashion chameleon. The formidable lady exudes
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DNMUM432182 | 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Meena Iyer | WC :646

2019 is a hallmark year for several Bollywood actors. Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 50th and Anil Kapoor commemorates his 40th year in Hindi cinema. It will also be almost three decades since the Khan triumvirate — Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh —

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‘I’m hoping to become Kapil sir’s shadow’
DNMUM432184 | 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Chaya Unnikrishnan | WC :374

He has been winning kudos for his turn as a rapper in Gully Boy. However, Ranveer Singh has already started the prep for his next. The superstar will be seen essaying former cricket captain Kapil Dev in ’83, based on India’s first World Cup win. Ranv
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Badla’s first track out tomorrow
DNMUM432235 | 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : TEAM DNA | WC :70

Buoyed by the good response  garnered by its trailer, the makers of Badla will release the film’s first song, Kyun Rabba, tomorrow. The track, which speaks about a broken heart, has been composed by Amaal Mallik. While Kumaar has written the lyric

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