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Straight Movie Review – Harrow Observer, London
March 20th, 2009
STRAIGHT movie reviewExclusive by Devansh Patel, Harrow Observer, UK.We, the so called reviewers, have always criticised majority of small budget, foreign locale shot films for reasons best known to us only. But Straight comes as a cool breeze on a hot summer day because it’s refreshing to see homosexual relationships and straight relationships treated equally. This isn’t another one of those annoying gay rights movies, it just wants to have… more
I’ve always said that sexuality is a very private matter: Gul Panag
March 19th, 2009
Do films like Straight challenge you as an actor where the scope to perform is minimal? Every film, every role and every scene I do in films is a challenge. I don't think I'll be able to perform if I am constantly nervous or stressed. It's difficult to some extent playing a character which has a dominant driving emotion in films like Manorama or Dor. When there isn't a particularly… more
Aamir is really an outstanding actor: Gul Panag
March 16th, 2009
Till date Gulpanag has only worked in 6-7 films but all the films have a different color. She became Miss India in year 1999, after which she came in sensitive film “Dhoop”. Everyone appreciated her work. After that she worked in films like Zurm, Door, Manorama Six feet under, Summer 2007, Hello etc. Now days Gul is back in news for her upcoming movie “Straight - Pinu Patel ki Tedi… more
Gul Panag Tells It Straight
March 15th, 2009
Gul Panag is not a celebrity who is prepared to hold back when it comes to matters of social concern. She recently spoke out in favour of equal rights in India in respect of sexuality and sexual orientation: “I don’t think the government or the society should meddle with people’s right to choose their sexual orientation,” she says. “It’s a very personal matter and their personal choice should be treated… more
‘Straight doesn’t make fun of gays’
March 9th, 2009
'Straight doesn't make fun of gays' Gul Panag proved that she was more than just a cute pair of dimples when she signed up films like Nagesh Kukunoor's Dor and Navdeep Singh's Manorama Six Feet Under. The actress hopes to prove herself again in Parvathi Balagopalan's Straight, co-starring Vinay Pathak, Anuj Saxena and Siddharth Makkar. Gul tells Nithya Ramani about it, in a candid conversation. What is Straight about? Straight… more
Gul Panag talks straight about Straight Talk
March 8th, 2009
Actress Gul Panag will soon be seen on the big screen opposite actor Vinay Pathak in Straight Talk. Straight Talk a film about a straight guy who fears that he might be gay. Gul talks about her role in the film and about the much talked about lip-lock scene.Actress Gul Panag will soon be seen on the big screen opposite actor Vinay Pathak in Straight Talk. Straight Talk a film… more
“Bollywood does impact our psyche” – Gul Panag
March 3rd, 2009
Gul Panag certainly loves to have a point of view. Not restricting herself to performing in front of the camera, time and again she has shown a keen inclination towards variety of topics, both related and unrelated to movies. In a recently held conference where she was required to talk about 'Bollywood Influencing Lifestyle Trends', she did make sure that her point does come across loud and clear. Here are… more
Gul Panag: I want to be remembered as a credible actor
March 2nd, 2009
Recently, Gul Panag was in Chandigarh city to promote her film STARIGHT and the newly opened FAME multiplex. Five years in the industry and an equal count of films to her credit, but that doesn't deviate Gul Panag from her priority. She spells it for us, 'I have always aspired to do different roles.' Here she gets a little more serious about the topic and adds, 'I want to leave… more
Gul in a condom advt?
February 28th, 2009
Actress Gul Panag, who’s done a TV commercial with Aamir Khan, says that she’d love to do some more of them with the ‘thinking Khan'. “I’ll certainly do a commercial with Aamir – even if it’s for something like condoms! And on the subject of condoms, people ought to learn to talk about condoms openly,” she says. The idea of a condom commercial is, in part, based on her hope… more

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