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Zoya Akhtar films


Revisiting Zoya Akhtar's Luck By Chance: A lovely, timeless lesson on Bollywood and life

February 12, 2019 7:30 pm

Zoya Akhtar's directorial debut Luck By Chance had released in 2009, and it tanked at the box office at the time primarily because it was ahead of its time. We rarely have a realistic, entertaining film about a film industry, and when we do, it is, unfortunately, ignored.

Zoya Akhtar hasn't made any 'women-centric' films but women certainly have the best roles in her movies

October 14, 2017 7:38 am

On Zoya Akhtar's 45th birthday, we look at the well defined female characters that she has given through her three feature films. Be it Sona from 'Luck By Chance', Rahila from 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' or Neelam from 'Dil Dhadakne Do', Zoya has always made it a point that her women stand out in an ensemble.

Would have given up national award if I had it: Zoya Akhtar

November 06, 2015 9:49 am

Zoya Akhtar said that if she had a national award to her credit she would have returned it given the current atmosphere in the country.

'Vicky Donor' is an overrated film: Zoya Akhtar

March 22, 2014 9:22 am

Zoya Akhtar said, “I was a bit disappointed after watching 'Vicky Donor'.”

Zoya Akhtar's Priyanka, Ranveer, Anushka's film to release in June 2015

February 24, 2014 11:17 am

This would be Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh's first film post their break up.

'Grand Masti' not Zoya Akhtar's cup of tea

October 06, 2013 10:55 am

Zoya Akhtar says she feels sad when good films fail at box office.


Kagaz Ke Phool to Luck By Chance: 10 Indian films about filmmaking

July 06, 2022 1:15 pm

From Guru Dutt to Zoya Akhtar, Indian film-makers have never shied away from making sumptuous and personal odes to the circus of our film industry. Here are 10 must-see films about film-making.