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R Balki

Designing bespoke spaces

Rupin Suchak dreams up outrageous, unique, inspiring avatars of every space he sees little wonder that he’s made made a name for himself

19 Jul 2020 6:25 PM

Balki makes a difference

The filmmaker divulges details about his ad shoot with Akshay Kumar amidst the lockdown

28 May 2020 8:31 PM

Bollywood kickstarts again

Actor Akshay Kumar and director R. Balki collaborated on a public service ad to shoot for a video

27 May 2020 8:59 PM

Balki-Bachchan together again

Now the filmmaker plans to approach the actor with another subject that he will not be able to refuse.

19 Aug 2019 7:59 AM

Real to Reel

Veteran adman N. Padmakumar brings his real-life advertising experiences to reel life or rather the web.

19 May 2019 2:06 AM


We wanted to start a dialogue on the sanitary pad: Balki

‘It is a victory for people like Arunachalam Muruganantham, on whose life the film PadMan is based’

25 Jul 2018 12:13 AM

I do films for entertainment, not for any social purpose, says R Balki

The director's latest 'Pad Man', featuring Akshay Kumar, addressed the taboo surrounding menstrual hygiene in India.

11 Apr 2018 9:02 AM

Pakistan banning Pad Man is disturbing, says R Balki

A source from Pakistan says Pad Man was being served up an example of the country’s censorial austerity.

12 Feb 2018 1:09 AM

R Balki on his love for Amitabh Bachchan: I approach him for a film everyday

After doing several films together, director R Balki's latest, 'Padman', features Amitabh Bachchan in a cameo appearance.

10 Feb 2018 9:53 AM

Gauri Shinde is proud of Balki

Pad Man, which hit the screens on Friday, has garnered decent reviews from the critics.

10 Feb 2018 12:16 AM


PadMan director R Balki: You can't have ego while making films

Balki has teamed up with Akshay for the first time for a film, which is a fictionalised account of Arunachalam Muruganantham.

06 Feb 2018 10:06 AM

Balki wonders why Sidharth Malhotra is grumbling

Balki also refutes Sid’s claim that Aiyaary announced its release date for January 26 first.

30 Jan 2018 12:05 AM

Akshay Kumar goes into publicity overdrive

Neeraj has done five films with Akshay as a director and producer.

06 Jan 2018 12:09 AM

Aim is to create awareness, not earn money: Akshay Kumar on Padman

The national award winning actor has been doing films based on social issues and he said it is a deliberate move.

21 Dec 2017 10:45 AM

Akshay Kumar wasn’t first choice for Padman

Twinkle was also clear about the fact that only Balki could do justice to the script.

21 Dec 2017 12:27 AM


PadMan Aaj Se Teri song: Akshay showers love on Radhika in this beautiful track

The makers have released 'Aaj Se Teri', the first song from the film which features Akshay Kumar and Radhika Apte.

20 Dec 2017 2:25 PM

Real Padman is all praises for reel Padman

Muruganathan Arunachalam took to Twitter to thank Akshay Kumar for his efforts.

04 Dec 2017 3:32 PM

Revealed! Akshay Kumar's Padman to release on this date

The film, based on the story of entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, will be hitting theatres next year.

04 Aug 2017 10:14 AM

Their passion, honesty and integrity inspire me: Sonam on working with Hirani, Balki

The 'Neerja' actress feels that the two acclaimed directors have got the best out of her in both the films.

15 May 2017 11:26 AM

It's official! Amitabh Bachchan is a part of Akshay Kumar's Padman

The film is based on life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who invented first low-cost sanitary napkins in the country.

16 Apr 2017 11:06 AM