Abbas Tyrewala

  • Mumbai: HC refuses to quash cheque bouncing case against Preity Zinta January 21, 2014

    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 not...
  • Debutant directors are lucky for Imran Khan November 12, 2013

    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 directors,...
  • Non-bailable warrant against Preity Zinta over bounced cheque September 12, 2013

    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 in...
  • Swara Bhaskar to play an idealistic wife in 'Sabki Bajegi Band' July 25, 2013

    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 a...
  • Working with AR Rahman is a luxury I don't have: Abbas Tyrewala July 5, 2013

    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 Oscarwinning 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 is...
  • Abbas Tyrewala: I like the identity 'Mango' provides June 28, 2013

    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...
  • Not making 'Jaane Tu' sequel: Abbas Tyrewala March 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Abbas Tyrewala has shot down rumours that he is making a sequel to his 2008 hit film 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na'. "Umm...all those vaguely excited by the idea of a sequel to 'Jaane Tu...', as suggested in the press today - hey, please let me know if one...
  • Imran Khan plans 'Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na' sequel March 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Four years after Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na released, making Imran Khan and Genelia D'Souza overnight stars, the filmmakers are set to make a sequel. Efforts are now underway to get the original cast and crew together for the sequel. According to sources, the film's writer-director Abbas Tyrewala, who has been...
  • Indian screenwriting in a bad state: Tyrewala October 19, 2011

    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 I...
  • Masand: Jhootha Hi Sahi is a plodding bore October 23, 2010

    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 be enjoyable! Written...
  • 'It was always John Abraham for my film' September 9, 2010

    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 wrote. "I...
  • Abbas Tyrewala renames John's film again July 27, 2010

    The title of Abbas Tyrewala’s John Abraham-starrer has changed yet again! Initially, it was 1-800 Love which became Call Me Dil. But now it is Jhootha Hee Sahi. With news that Abbas is living-in with John to quell rumours of a rift between them, hope the duo don’t come up...
  • Hollywood stylist dresses up John Abraham for new film July 8, 2009

    Mumbai: John Abraham is set to get even more stylish. The actor's costumes for Director Abbas Tyrewala's film 1:800 Love are being chosen by Hollywood stylist Suzie Harman in London. The posh Suzie Harman, who dressed up Gerard Butler in Guy Ritchie's 2008 blockbuster RocknRolla, will not only be doing the...
  • John Abraham to act in and co-produce 1-800-Love October 28, 2008

    Mumbai: John Abraham will not only be acting in filmmaker Abbas Tyrewala's second venture 1-800-Love after the hit Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, he will also be co-producing it. 1-800-Love is a quirky, witty and savagely funny look at the man-woman relationship and writer-director Abbas roped in John for the project,...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN plays rapid fire with filmmakers July 16, 2008

    Veteran filmmaker Aparna Sen and Abbas Tyrewala tell you what to watch, what not to watch, and who to watch. They share some of their most memorable experiences as CNN-IBN's Sushant Mehta plays a rapid fire with both filmmakers. ...
  • Meet the new Khan on the block, Imraan Khan June 28, 2008

    New Delhi: There's a new Khan on the block, Aamir Khan's nephew Imraan Khan. He makes his debut in with scriptwriter Abbas Tyrewala's directorial debut, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. Here is a sneak peek of the film that is slated to release on July 4. ...
  • Abbas says Jaane Tu... is an autobiography June 27, 2008

    Mumbai: Debutant director Abbas Tyrewala is a romantic at heart and his film Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na is testimony to that fact. The film stars Aamir Khan's nephew Imran Khan, with Genelia in the lead. He calls the film an autobiographical because it borrows heavily from his own college...