'I had a mad desire to tell stories' | Part 9

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Nagesh Kukunoor on the show On the Couch with Koel says his love for telling stories made him give up a lucrative life of a chemical engineer in the US to become a filmmaker in India.

Nagesh Kukunoor

Nagesh Kukunoor’s ‘Dhanak’ bags award at Berlin fest

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor’s highly acclaimed movie ‘Dhanak’ won the The Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury for the best feature-length film at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. The film was also screened at the prestigious film fest,

Shahrukh Khan to play cameo in Marathi film ‘Dhanak’

Shahrukh Khan is all set to make special appearance in Nagesh Kukunoor’s Marathi film, titled, ‘Dhanak’. Nagesh who is known to make socially relevant movies scripted his new project which is based on eye donation. After ‘Laxmi’, Kukunoor chose the concept of eye donation as his new project.

Nagesh Kukunoor spends 40 lakh on a ‘dirty’ brothel

Guess who wanted to ‘Get real’ recently! Film maker Nagesh Kukunoor has spent an insane Rs. 40 lakh to reconstruct a brothel to get the feel of a real one. His upcoming project, Lakshmi is based on true events. The theme of the film is a thirteen year old sex trafficking survivor and the atrociti