Abbas Tyrewala

  • Mumbai: HC refuses to quash cheque bouncing case against Preity Zinta 21-01-2014 09:05 PM

    Mumbai: In a setback to actress Preity Zinta, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to quash proceedings against her in a cheque bounce case filed by scriptwriter Abbas Tyrewala in a magistrate's court, asking her to face trial. Justice Sadhana Jadhav, hearing Zinta's plea, held that High Court would...
  • Debutant directors are lucky for Imran Khan 12-11-2013 09:50 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan, who is going through a rough patch in his career, says his only success has come from first time directors. "The funny thing in my life is that my only success is with the first time director. Anytime I have gone away from the first time...
  • Non-bailable warrant against Preity Zinta over bounced cheque 12-09-2013 03:40 PM

    Mumbai: A non-bailable warrant has been issued against actor Preity Zinta. Scriptwriter Abbas Tyrewala had filed a complaint after a cheque issued by the actress for Rs 18 lakh bounced. She had been asked to appear before the court four times but failed to appear. Preity Zinta was last seen...
  • Swara Bhaskar to play an idealistic wife in 'Sabki Bajegi Band' 25-07-2013 10:30 AM

    Mumbai: Swara Bhaskar is on a roll since her brilliant performance in hit movie 'Raanjhanaa' and with three films - two comedies and a horror - in her kitty. "I have a film titled 'Sabki Bajegi Band', which is a comedy. Then there is Abbas Tyrewala's 'Mango', which is also...
  • Working with AR Rahman is a luxury I don't have: Abbas Tyrewala 05-07-2013 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: Director Abbas Tyrewala, who worked with music maestro A.R. Rahman for his first two films, says he is not working with the Oscar-winning composer in 'Mango'. "AR (Rahman) is not doing the music for the film. He's a dear friend, but there are so many demands the world...
  • Abbas Tyrewala: I like the identity 'Mango' provides 28-06-2013 01:35 PM

    Panaji: After a very successful directorial debut 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na', Abbas Tyrewala's second venture 'Jhootha Hi Sahi' was a disappointment and the filmmaker says the film's failure left him heartbroken. "It did put me in the backfoot. It was something that we had done with such great love...
  • Indian screenwriting in a bad state: Tyrewala 19-10-2011 06:04 PM

    Mumbai: Screenwriting is considered to be the backbone of a film. It is also believed that it is an art form that is in decline in India. Or is it? An open forum held at the ongoing Mumbai Film Festival to discuss the same saw some interesting fireworks. "Sorry, but...
  • Write your review: 'Jhootha Hi Sahi'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Jhootha Hi Sahi' is a plodding bore. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes. ...
  • Masand: Jhootha Hi Sahi is a plodding bore 22-10-2010 11:07 PM

    Cast: John Abraham, Pakhi Director: Abbas Tyrewala Jhootha Hi Sahi, directed by Abbas Tyrewala, is the kind of film that makes you embarrassed for everyone associated with it. It’s one of those films that might have been so bad that it’s good, except that it’s not even bad enough to...
  • 'It was always John Abraham for my film' 09-09-2010 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: During her college years, scriptwriter-actor Pakhi was starry-eyed over handsome hunk John Abraham. And when she sat down to write her first script, she had only him in mind for the lead role. Pakhi has acted in her husband Abbas Tyrewala's directorial Jhootha Hi Sahi which she also...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN plays rapid fire with filmmakers 16-07-2008 03:15 AM

    New Delhi: Explosive India opener Virender Sehwag said here on Tuesday that their aim is to win the Test series against England, beginning Nov 15. "Our aim is to play well and win the series. England are a good side but so are we. I think it will be a...
  • Meet the new Khan on the block, Imraan Khan 28-06-2008 12:34 PM

    Pallekele: Two giant-killers who have a reputation of disturbing set calculations will be up against each other when New Zealand and Bangladesh clash in their opening Group D match of the World Twenty20 here on Friday. Both Bangladesh and New Zealand are known to raise the bar when it comes...
  • Abbas says Jaane Tu... is an autobiography 26-06-2008 06:32 PM

    Chennai: The BCCI on Saturday denied media reports that Deccan Chargers franchise has got a stay order against its termination from the IPL, saying that the matter would come up in the Mumbai High Court on Monday. It has been reported in some sections of the media that the Mumbai...