Sonakshi Sinha played the role of a journalist in her latest flick ‘Noor’ which narrated the adventures and misadventures in her personal and professional life. There was a hype around the movie before its release, but unfortunately, that failed to translate at the box-office upon its release. In
Most Mumbaikars have spent atleast a minute of their lives at one of Mumbai's traffic signals. This film is about the lives and travails of people living around a traffic signal in Mumbai. Silsila is the "manager" of one traffic signal, that is he collects the "hafta" (protection tax) from each signal squatter plying his trade. There's Tsunami, a little scavenger boy, there's Rani - a Gujrati girl selling ethnic clothes on the sidewalk, and there's Dominic - a drug addict and the prostitute who feels for him. Then there's Silsila himself, who's an orphan, and reports to Jaffer bhai the local goon. Jaffer bhai in turn reports to Haji the leader of the local mafia. And the hafta, from each traffic signal and territory Haji controls, seeps upward to the politicians. Life is routine, until Silsila and Jaffer bhai get caught up in a chain of events which threatens the very source of their livelihood - the traffic signal itself, and Silsila must either remain mute with fear or protest.
Konkona Sen Sharma
A number of Bollywood actresses since the golden era have portrayed the role of a prostitute on the big screen. Waheeda Rehman played a prostitute in her first major lead role in ‘Pyaasa’. Meena Kumari’s ‘Pakeezah’ and ‘Umrao Jaan’ starring Rekha are first of the names that comes to mind whenever
The censor board has refused to certify the award-winning film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’, saying that its “story is lady oriented” and “their fantasy above life.” The feminist drama produced by filmmaker Prakash Jha and directed by Alankrita Shrivastava, stars Konkona Sen Sharma and Ratna Pathak