Abhishek Kapoor

  • 'Rock On!!' team gets nostalgic as the film completes six years 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The team of 'Rock On!!' turned nostalgic as the hit Bollywood film clocked six years since its release. The movie released Aug 29, 2008. Its writer-director Abhishek Kapoor tweeted Friday: "HBD #rockon!! 6 yrs ago, u made a diff and changed lives.. @rampalarjun @FarOutAkhtar @Purab_Kohli and a shout out 2 all...
  • Rekha leaves filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor 'surprised' June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor, who has roped in Bollywood's evergreen diva Rekha for his upcoming directorial "Fitoor", is surprised by the actress's in-depth analysis of the character and the story. In the film, Rekha will be seen as a 'begum' (queen). "She (Rekha) responded very well to the material. She understood the...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Team 'Kai Po Che' gets the nod for Best Screenplay April 23, 2014

    Gujarat and its culture came alive in Abhishek Kapoor's 'Kai Po Che' and got the nod from the readers for its detailed screenplay. With 45% votes, Pubali Chaudhari, Supratik Sen, Abhishek Kapoor and Chetan Bhagat were adjudged as the big winners in the Screenplay category for the film 'Kai Po...
  • Siddharth Roy Kapur: Thrilled to have Abhishek Kapoor direct the film 'Mahabharata' March 24, 2014

    Mumbai: "Rock On!!" director Abhishek Kapoor will go behind the camera to bring Indian epic "Mahabharata" on the big screen, and the narrative will be divided into two movies. Currently, Kapoor is ready to roll the cameras for "Fitoor", but "Mahabharata" will become his focus of attention soon after. "Abhishek will be...
  • Eagerly waiting to work with Anurag Kashyap: Amit Sadh February 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Amit Sadh, who made a successful Bollywood debut with director Abhishek Kapoor's 'Kai Po Che!' last year, says that he is waiting for his chance to work with acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. "I am eagerly waiting to work with Anurag sir. I am sure I will definitely become a...
  • Abhishek Kapoor's 'Kai Po Che' to open film fest in Florence November 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Critically acclaimed film 'Kai Po Che' will open the 13th River to River Florence Indian Film Festival here on Friday. Director Abhishek Kapoor will be present for the film's Italian premiere. The film, based on Chetan Bhagat's bestseller "The 3 Mistakes of My Life", narrates the story of three friends...
  • Want to evolve as an actor, says Sushant Singh Rajput November 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who has garnered appreciation for his performance in 'Kai Po Che' and 'Shuddh Desi Romance', says he will strive to evolve as an actor. Sushant, 27, said that he feels the pressure to deliver his best. "It always feels great when people like you and...
  • Aditya Roy Kapur, Katrina Kaif to pair up for 'Fitoor' October 24, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Aashiqui 2' star Aditya Roy Kapur will be seen romancing Katrina Kaif in Abhishek Kapoor's love story titled 'Fitoor'. Disney UTV today announced that its next production 'Fitoor' will star the fresh pair. "As a filmmaker, I have always invested in new and emerging talent and with his talent...
  • Pragya on Abhishek Kapoor: Hopefully we will get married soon October 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Model-actress Pragya, who has been dating filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor for quite some time, says they are planning to tie the knot soon. "Hopefully we will get married very soon. I can't say when, but yes very soon," Pragya told IANS. She has been dating Kapoor since he began work on...
  • Abhishek Kapoor's girlfriend Pragya to debut in Amol Gupte's next October 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor's girlfriend Pragya, who is debuting in Bollywood with "Hawaa Hawaai", says she liked the script and agreed to do it for emotional reasons. Directed by Amol Gupte "Hawaa Hawaai" also features Saqib Saleem, Makrand Deshpande, Partho Gupte among others. "I just fell in love with the script and...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput drops out of Abhishek Kapoor's 'Fitoor' October 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput will not star in his "Kai Po Che" director Abhishek Kapoor's next film 'Fitoor'. The 27-year-old actor had made his Bollywood debut last year with Kapoor's 'Kai Po Che' but now has dropped out of 'Fitoor' due to date problems. "The film, for which...
  • Manoj Kumar gets lifetime achievement award September 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar received lifetime achievement award at the finale of the fourth edition of Jagran Film Festival, recently held here. Other awards included best actress bagged by Sridevi while the best actor award was shared by Ranbir Kapoor for his film 'Barfi!' and Farhan Akhtar for 'Bhaag Milkha...
  • Audience will go crazy over 'D-Day': Abhishek Kapoor July 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Abhishek Kapoor, who has films like 'Rock On!' and 'Kai Po Che!' to his credit, is in awe of director Nikhil Advani's espionage thriller 'D-Day' and says the audiences will go crazy when the film comes out Friday. 'D-Day' is an espionage thriller and is a story of four...
  • Abhishek Kapoor yet to find a heroine for Sushant Singh Rajput June 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor, who is set to shoot his next film with actor Sushant Singh Rajput, says the leading lady for the film has not been finalized yet. As per reports, Katrina Kaif was supposed to play the lead in the film opposite Sushant, who plays the protagonist. "It's a sensitive...
  • Abhishek Kapoor teams up with Sushant Singh Rajput again for his next May 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor, who introduced Sushant Singh Rajput to filmdom with 'Kai Po Che!', is all set to roll the cameras with the actor again for his next film, which will be widely shot in Kashmir. "The film is set in Kashmir and Delhi. So, naturally the script lends itself...
  • PIL against 'Kai Po Che' for biased portrayal of Gujarat riots May 3, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Gujarat High Court seeking cancellation of the Censor Board's clearance to Hindi film 'Kai Po Che', claiming that it slanders the Hindu community with its depiction of 2002 communal riots in the state. A division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya...
  • Indian cinema is back to adapting classics: Abhishek Kapoor March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian cinema had always enjoyed linkages with literature, says Abhishek Kapoor, citing the 'Apu Trilogy' and 'Guide'. The "glorification of mediocrity" impeded this creativity, but the trend is back, says the actor-turned-director, who has adapted 'The 3 Mistakes of My Life' into the hit movie 'Kai Po Che'. "The...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput: Whatever I'm today is because of Ekta March 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput says he would be ready to do any of Ekta Kapoor's films even without reading the script, because he credits the TV and film producer greatly for his success. Sushant began his acting career on the small screen with a role in Ekta's show 'Kis Desh...
  • ''Kai Po Che' is for the people who are hurt and need healing' March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Abhishek Kapoor's film 'Rock On' went onto win the National Award but that did not deter the director from experimenting with a new star cast in his next film 'Kai Po Che'. After the success of 'Rock On', Abhishek says that he wanted to go with the norm...
  • Steven Spielberg to meet 61 Bollywood celebrities in India March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg is in India and will be meeting Amitabh Bachchan and other film personalities from Indian film industry at a party hosted by businessman Anil and Tina Ambani in Mumbai tonight at their residence. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was in Bhopal for Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha', flew...
  • I am very greedy as an actor, want to play diverse characters and surprise you: 'Kai Po Che' actor Amit Sadh March 7, 2013

    Actor Amit Sadh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his experience of acting in 'Kai Po Che'. Q. Hi, do you go to gym? Asked by: kiran A. Yes, in the morning, was pretty sore from yesterdays football session...but still made it for a quich 40. ...
  • I am a slave to the script and I do as it commands: 'Kai Po Che' director Abhishek Kapoor March 6, 2013

    Director Abhishek Kapoor joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his film 'Kai Po Che'. Q. I still have the audio cassette of 'Uff! Yeh Mohabbat'. Any moments you cherish from those days? Asked by: Sandeep Rao A. Oh many actually.. it's my 1st film.. like a 1st...
  • FTN: Has Bollywood fairly depicted the Gujarat riots in 'Kai Po Che'? March 5, 2013

    'Kai Po Che', based on Chetan Bhagat's book 'The 3 Mistakes of My life', explores the impact of the 2002 Gujarat riots on the lives of 3 friends. ...
  • 'Kai Po Che!' not Modi propaganda, says director March 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Abhishek Kapoor is upset with those who see "Kai Po Che" as a tool spreading Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi propaganda. The filmmaker, who has based his third directorial venture on Chetan Bhagat's bestseller 'The 3 Mistakes of My Life', which tells the story of three friends living in...
  • 'Kai Po Che!': Abhishek Kapoor strikes gold March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Abhishek Kapoor's Rs.12 crore 'Kai Po Che!' is earning profits at the domestic box office and has so far collected Rs.27 crore. The film is a success even in the overseas markets, raking in over Rs.6.5 crore ($12,11,620). "The film is holding steady on weekdays and we see it...
  • 'Kai Po Che' goes strong at the box office February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Abhishek Kapoor's latest offering 'Kai Po Che' is doing good business at various centres and is proceeding to become a huge commercial success. As per trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film is getting good response from the audiences even in the weekdays. Adarsh tweets, "#KaiPoChe Wknd 18.10...