It’s not an unknown fact that our Bollywood actors have a strange affection and animosity with the journalists; be it for an interview or essaying the role of journalist themselves. Off lately, Bollywood actors have grown fascination towards this profession have been seen portraying the life of a journalist on the celluloid. While we salute all the journalist across the globe for their stupendous job; here are 5 Bollywood actors according to us who have nailed the role of the journalist on the silver screen:
Shahrukh Khan in Dil Se
In Mani Ratnam’s Dil Se, King Khan was seen in the role of a journalist for the first time. Shahrukh played the character of a programme executive for All India Radio who is on a news assignment to cover 50 years of India’s independence. While he is on the assignment, his life completely changes as he falls in love with Monisha Koirala’s character Moina, who turns out to be a terrorist.
Anil Kapoor in Nayak
Who can forget TV reporter Shivaji Rao (played by Anil Kapoor) in Nayak? His one bold and straightforward interview with Chief Minister makes the CM of the State for a day and rest all is history!
Konkona Sen Sharma in Page 3
Konkona Sen Sharma showcased the darker side of the profession through the character of Madhavi Sharma, a page 3 journalist in the movie.
Rani Mukherjee in No One Killed Jessica
Based on the most high-profile murder case in India – the Jessica Lal murder case, No One Killed Jessica was one of the most talked about movie of 2011. Rani Mukherjee played the role of Meera Gaity, an investigative journalist. It is Rani’s one of the most admired role to date which also got her Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award that year.
Sonakshi Sinha in Noor
Sonakshi Sinha is the latest addition to this Bollywood’s journalist bandwagon. In Noor, she plays the character of a new age journalist who is stuck in between the moral values of journalistic ethics and humanity.
To catch this never-seen-before avatar of Sonakshi Sinha watch the World Television Premiere of Noor on 8th December at 8 pm on Sony MAX