Abhishek Chaubey

  • Shahid Kapoor likely to team up with 'Dedh Ishqiya' director Abhishek Chaubey for sci-fi thriller 'Udta Punjab' June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor is likely to team up with director Abhishek Chaubey for his next 'Udta Punjab'. Abhishek, who has directed 'Ishqiya' and 'Dedh Ishqiya', is all set to direct his next film tentatively titled as 'Udta Punjab', reportedly a sci-fi film. "I am working on my next film and...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' 1.30 am show running housefull in Pakistan: Distributor January 14, 2014

    New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A gripping storyline, strong cast and dialogues laced with Urdu seem to have worked in favour of "Dedh Ishqiya" in Pakistan. Distributor Rehmat Fazli of Geo TV said the film is doing well despite a "haphazard release" and added that late night shows are running...
  • Box-Office: 'Yaariyan' fares well, 'Dedh Ishqiya' gets a slow start January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: It seems the word-of-mouth publicity has started working in favour of director Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya'. The film got a slow start on Friday, January 10, when it collected close to Rs 3.50 cr. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#DedhIshqiya has had a slow start, but carries strong...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' review: The film is like heady wine, it delivers a welcome kick January 11, 2014

    Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi, Huma Qureshi Director: Abhishek Chaubey Who can possibly resist the promise of another rollicking adventure with Khaluj and Babban? Writer-director Abhishek Chaubey and co-writer Vishal Bhardwaj have come up with two ingenuous, delightful con men, one uncle, the other nephew, one the brains, the other...
  • I'll cherish 'Dedh Ishqiya' even after 20 years: Huma Qureshi January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Huma Qureshi is proud of her latest movie 'Dedh Ishqiya', which came out Friday, and says it will remain special even after 20 years. "Lots of special memories. This is the film for which I keep saying that even after 20 years, when I am older, I will look...
  • Playing Begum Para was like a tightrope walk: Madhuri Dixit January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit says playing Begum Para, the new femme fatale in Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya', was challenging but fun. "It was a challenging role because I could not go overboard with the character or underplay it. The more complex a character, the more taut a performance...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: Women are no more just eye candy, says Madhuri Dixit January 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit is set to make a comeback on the screen in a never-seen-before avatar in ready-to-release 'Dedh Ishqiya', a hinterland based thriller-drama, and thanks Indian cinema for evolving and making way for strong female characters. "The more depth in the character the more fun you get to...
  • Would like to produce only those films that I direct: Vishal Bhardwaj December 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has said he would produce only those films which he could direct and not those of others. "I want to stop producing films because I want to conserve that energy for myself as director. I am not interested in producing films. I did it for Abhishek...
  • The whole world is male dominated: Madhuri Dixit December 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit, busy promoting her forthcoming women-centric drama 'Dedh Ishqiya', admits that the world is male dominated and it's up to a woman how she makes a mark for herself. "The whole world is male dominated, not just this industry," she said when asked whether the option gets narrowed...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: Feel the intensity of love in 'Dil ka mizaaj' December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: A new song 'Dil ka mizaaj' has been released from the film 'Dedh Ishqiya'. Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, the film features Madhuri Dixit, Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi and Huma Qureshi in the lead roles. The song has been composed by Vishal Bhardwaj and sung by Rahat Fateh Ali...
  • Madhuri Dixit is no fuss kind of actor: Abhishek Chaubey December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: With Madhuri Dixit playing the new femme fatale, director Abhishek Chaubey is back to exploring love and deceit in 'Dedh Ishqiya', a sequel to his 2010 hit 'Ishqiya', which he says is much more complex than the original. "The one thing that attracted me to the story is...
  • Missed Vidya Balan in 'Dedh Ishqiya': Arshad Warsi December 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Arshad Warsi extols Vidya Balan's bold act in 'Ishqiya' and admits that he missed her presence in the sequel, but adds that 'Dedh Ishqiya' demanded a different cast. Bollywood's dancing diva Madhuri Dixit has replaced Vidya in the second part, which also stars Naseeruddin Shah, who was in the original,...
  • Have you seen Dedh Ishqiya's 'Hamari atariya'? It'll remind you of the old Madhuri December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The first edition of the 'Ishqiya' franchise was dark yet delectable, and now the makers are back with the sequel 'Dedh Ishqiya'. Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, the film features Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi, Madhuri Dixit and Huma Qureshi in the lead roles. Here is a new song called...
  • Not competing with Madhuri in 'Dedh Ishqiya': Huma Qureshi November 21, 2013

    Panaji: For Huma Qureshi working with her idol Madhuri Dixit in upcoming film 'Dedh Ishqiya' was a dream come true and the actress says she never once felt insecure about sharing screen space with the Bollywood diva. The 27-year-old actress and Madhuri are the new addition to the Abhishek Chaubey...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: Will the audience miss Vidya Balan? November 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Vidya Balan has been offered a special trailer viewing of 'Dedh Ishqiya' by the makers of the sequel to the 2010 hit film which starred the actress. The second installment, slated to release on January 10 next year, is a romantic saga between individuals caught in a web of...
  • Madhuri Dixit's best songs canned at night October 28, 2013

    New Delhi: She may not like shooting after sunset, but Madhuri Dixit confesses that some of her best songs were shot at night. The actress is currently shooting for director Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya'. "The shoot for the last song of 'Dedh Ishqiya' starts tonight. Don't like night shoots, but my best...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' was written exclusively for Madhuri: Chaubey October 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood film director Abhishek Chaubey says he always had actress Madhuri Dixit in his mind for the sequel of 'Ishqiya'. 'Dedh Ishqiya' a black comedy thriller film directed by Abhishek Chaubey that stars Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi, Naseeruddin Shah, and Huma Qureshi in the lead roles. ...
  • 'Highway' pushes 'Dedh Ishqiya' release date to next year August 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Madhuri Dixit starrer 'Dedh Ishqiya' has been pushed for release next year. 'Dedh Ishqiya', a sequel to the successful and acclaimed film 'Ishqiya', was scheduled to release on December 13, but will now hit the screens on January 31, 2014, a statement issued by the makers said. Filmmaker Sajid...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' kissing not as wild as 'Ishqiya': Arshad Warsi July 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi has shot a lip-lock scene with Huma Quereshi for 'Dedh Ishqiya' and says it's not as raunchy as 'Ishqiya'. "Yes, a lot has been written about it and the same happened during 'Ishqiya' as well. Yes, we shot for the scene, but it's not as wild as...
  • Huma Qureshi is Naseeruddin Shah's biggest fan June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Huma Qureshi, who is sharing the screen space with veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah in 'Dedh Ishqiya', describes herself as the veteran's biggest fan and says it was an honour to work with him in the movie. "Naseer sir is so amazing... I am his biggest fan and I have...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' first still: Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi return June 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The first still of director Abhishek Chaubey shows Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi riding a scooter. The film also features Madhuri Dixit and Huma Qureshi in pivotal roles. ...
  • 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' is not my comeback: Madhuri May 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit, who will be seen in two upcoming Hindi films, is happy to work with a new crop of talented actors and says she has been working in Bollywood as per her own plan. Madhuri is set to stage a comeback in Bollywood after a gap of six...
  • Madhuri Dixit to perform mujra in 'Dedh Ishqiya' May 9, 2013

    Mumbai: After mesmerising audiences with 'Maar Dala' in Devdas in 2002, actress Madhuri Dixit is back again to cast her spell with a 'mujra' number in director Abhishek Chaubey's upcoming film 'Dedh Ishqiya'. The 'dhak-dhak' girl will perform the dance on a song titled 'Apke Karar Mein' composed by filmmaker...
  • Abhishek Chaubey: I'd never make sequel for money April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: At a time when sequels are trending in a big way in the film industry, 'Dedh Ishqiya' director Abhishek Chaubey says he didn't plan 'Ishqiya' part two to cash in on commercial viability of the original. Released in 2010, black comedy 'Ishqiya' was high on content and performances by lead...
  • Huma Qureshi: Didn't even dream I'll do 'Ishqiya' sequel February 5, 2013

    Mumbai: One of the most sought after new entrants in tinsel town, Huma Qureshi has bagged a role in Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Dedh Ishqiya'. She says when she watched 'Ishqiya', she never even dreamt that she will be part of the movie's sequel one day. An excited Huma confirmed her presence in...
  • Richa Chadda: I have been approached for 'Dedh Ishqiya' January 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadda, who played the fiesty Nagma Khatoon in the 'Gangs of Wasseypur' series, is likely to feature in Vishal Bharadwaj's 'Dedh Ishqiya' alongside industry veterans Naseeruddin Shah and Madhuri Dixit. Bharadwaj's next home production hit a roadblock after actress Kangana Ranaut walked out of the project citing...