ANUPAM KHER

  • Was Arvind Kejriwal offered a role in Mallika Sherawat's 'Dirty Politics'? February 19, 2015

    If you thought Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's meteoric rise to power was a bit theatrical, wait till you hear the latest news making the rounds. According to a media report, Kejriwal was offered the role of a journalist in the film 'Dirty Politics', which also features actress Mallika Sherawat. According to...
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starts shooting for 'Jazbaa'; director Sanjay Gupta shares photo on Twitter February 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has started shooting her comeback film 'Jazbaa', an action-thriller directed by Sanjay Gupta.The 'Guzaarish' star, who is returning to the silver screen after a gap of five years, will share the screen space with Irrfan, Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher.Gupta took to Twitter to share the...
  • Dilip Kumar, Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi get the lifetime achievement award at Jaipur International Film Festival February 2, 2015

    Jaipur: Padam Vibhushan and tragedy king of Bollywood Dilip Kumar was today conferred 'Lifetime Achievement Award' for his contribution to Indian cinema. Actor Anumpam Kher received the award carrying a citation, shawl and srifal (coconut) by the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) organising team, led by its founder chairman Honu Roz,...
  • Manoj Bajpayee, Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher mourn death of 'Common Man' RK Laxman January 27, 2015

    Mumbai: India has lost its morning smile, said Bollywood stars like Anupam Kher and Anil Kapoor on the demise of legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic "The Common Man". Here's what they tweeted: Anil Kapoor: Saddened to hear about the demise of #RKLaxman Had the privilege to be sketched...
  • 'Baby' perfectly timed for R-Day, Obama visit: Anupam Kher January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Anupam Kher's forthcoming movie on terrorism, "Baby", is releasing on Friday, just days before the country celebrates Republic Day and ahead of US President Barack Obama's India visit. The veteran actor says the movie's release couldn't have been better timed. "'Baby' is releasing at a perfect time as it's...
  • e Lounge unwind: Akshay Kumar and Anupam Kher on their latest movie 'Baby' January 22, 2015

    Bollywood's action star Akshay Kumar and Anupam Kher talk about their forthcoming film "Baby". Based on the subject of global terrorism, the film discusses these issues openly to spread awareness. ...
  • I completely relied on Neeraj Pandey and his script for 'Baby'; became a director's actor: Akshay Kumar January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar says he completely relied on his director Neeraj Pandey while playing an undercover agent in their upcoming film 'Baby'. Akshay, 47, who has played law enforcement officers in his earlier films like 'Holiday', 'Rowdy Rathore', 'Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo' among others, said he went to the...
  • Anupam Kher: Claims of government interference in CBFC are baseless and ridiculous January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Former CBFC chairperson Anupam Kher today disagreed with the claims of government interference in the statutory body under the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, saying they are "baseless and ridiculous". "All such claims are baseless and ridiculous. Why these people are pointing out government's interference now? Why didn't they say...
  • Anupam Kher criticises Censor Board chairman Leela Samson for resigning from her post January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Former Censor Board chairman and veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has criticised current chairman Leela Samson for resigning from her post. Samson, who headed the statutory body under the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, resigned amid controversy surrounding the clearance of controversial film 'Messenger of God' featuring Dera Saccha Sauda chief...
  • Leela Samson technically wrong; she has created a political row, says Anupam Kher January 18, 2015

    In the latest development in the controversy between the members of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and the government over autonomy of the board, former panel chief Anupam Kher on Sunday said that Leela Samson is creating a political row by resigning from her post adding that her...
  • Anupam Kher: Whenever I play the father's role, the film become a super hit January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Anupam Kher believes that whenever he plays the role of a father in a movie, it becomes a success. Anupam was present at the launch of film 'Baa Baa Black Sheep', in which he essays an on screen father to actor Manish Paul, when he spoke about it. "I'm...
  • Aishwarya Rai joins Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher, Irrfan Khan for a script reading session of Sanjay Gupta's 'Jazbaa' January 14, 2015

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is back in the spot light with her forthcoming release, Sanjay Gupta's 'Jazbaa'. And on Tuesday afternoon, Bachchan Bahu joined the rest of the cast of 'Jazbaa' including Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher, Irrfan Khan for a script reading session at a suburban hotel in Mumbai. The...
  • 'Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene' is a comic caper, a family movie, and very entertaining: Zayed Khan January 8, 2015

    Noida: Actor Zayed Khan said his upcoming film 'Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene' with Rannvijay Singha is a comic caper. The film will release on January 16 and is produced by Devinder Jain, Akhilesh Jain. "I am playing the role of a decent guy who believes in honesty and is bewildered when...
  • Would like to play iconic role of Mogambo: Anupam Kher December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Anupam Kher, who has played diverse roles in his over three-decade-long career, doesn't like stepping into someone else's shoes on-screen, but he would love to play iconic villain Mogambo, if given a chance. The actor is not new to negative roles - in the beginning of his career he...
  • Kajol: 'DDLJ' will never lose its relevance; the idea of not compromising on love makes it so popular even today December 12, 2014

    There is no denying the fact that romantic longing and eternal love stories have provided Bollywood with its most idealistic films. And one film which the fans continue to watch multiple times is Aditya Chopra's directorial venture 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayengey'. It may have been released 19 years ago, but...
  • The DDLJ sequence quiz: Can you put these 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' stills in order? December 10, 2014

    You might have lost count of the number of times you've watched Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, but you would like to believe that you know this landmark romance from 1995 by heart and possess the ability to narrate the entire movie scene by scene.Now that the SRK-Kajol-starrer is completing an...
  • 'Baby' trailer: It clearly puts forth the premise and mood of the film December 6, 2014

    Rarely do we get to see trailers in Hindi cinema that raise the bar along with the curiosity for the film. Going by that yardstick alone director Neeraj Pandey's 'Baby' reveals nothing, but says everything about the film that looks slick and intriguing. The trailer begins with a grand aerial...
  • Akshay Kumar packs a powerful punch in the first trailer of Neeraj Pandey's 'Baby' December 4, 2014

    Akshay Kumar plays the honest, patriotic Intelligence officer in filmmaker Neeraj Pandey's new film 'Baby'. The film is based on terrorism and also features Rana Duggabati, Tapsee Pannu, Anupam Kher and Kay Kay Menon. The first trailer of the film was recently released online. It is scheduled to release in...
  • Snapshot: The cast of 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' reunite on the sets of 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' December 2, 2014

    This one is surely going to be a special epsiode. The cast of epic romance 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' reunited on the sets of 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' recently to celebrate 1000 weeks of the film. Of those who were present were the lead pair, Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan...
  • Anupam Kher, Arbaaz Khan, Vikram Prabhu: Film fraternity mourns Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes' death November 27, 2014

    25-year-old Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes died at Sydney's St. Vincent's Hospital on Wednesday after failing to recover from a blow on the head he suffered while batting in a Sheffield Shield match three days ago. ...
  • IFFI 2014: Zhang Ziyi shares Anupam Kher's opinion about 'The Grandmaster', hails Wong Kar Wai for his unique style November 26, 2014

    Panaji: Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi may have visited India for the first time to attend 45th International Film Festival of India, but she isn't unaware of Bollywood projects. From the recent Bollywood film she watched to other projects that have garnered huge popularity back home, she tells us all. Happy...
  • IFFI 2014: Boredom, lack of will power stop one from being unique, says Anupam Kher November 25, 2014

    Panaji: While everybody knows that being an actor calls for determination, passion and dedication, only a few can understand the difference between an actor being respected and popular. During his masterclass at the 45th International Film Festival of India, Anupam Kher explained why there is no single, determined route to...
  • IFFI 2014: Anupam Kher hails superstar Rajinikanth for his humility November 22, 2014

    Panaji: Despite fame and fortune, superstar Rajinikanth believes in staying grounded and leading a humble life. Rajinikanth's interviews and public appearances might be few, but his words have always been priceless for his fans. So even though the emotional Rajinikanth made a short speech on being conferred Centenary Award for...
  • India needs to work on its infrastructure and subsidies to attract international filmmakers: Anupam Kher November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Anupam Kher, who has been applauded for his crossover projects like "You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger" and "Silver Linings Playbook", says India is not being sold as a shooting destination. "I think we are not selling India as a shooting destination. Foreigners are coming to India...
  • 'The Shaukeens': 5 things that work for this otherwise average film November 10, 2014

    Not that Akshay Kumar's tongue-in-cheek humour does not amuse me anymore, but this time he wasn't the reason why I watched 'The Shaukeens'; the reason was, in fact, Lisa Haydon. She may not have a hold as a mainstream heroine in the Hindi film industry yet, but her striking performance...
  • Anupam Kher extends birthday greetings to LK Advani on Twitter November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Anupam Kher Saturday wished L.K. Advani on his 87th birthday, by personally calling the senior BJP leader. The veteran took to social networking site Twitter to share the delight of talking to the leader and wish him once again. "Happy Birthday Advani Ji. It was a pleasure to wish...
  • 'The Shaukeens' review: A film not worth the price of a ticket November 7, 2014

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra and Lisa Haydon Director: Abhishek Sharma 'The Shaukeens', directed by Tere Bin Laden's Abhishek Sharma and written by Tigmanshu Dhulia, is really two films for the price of one. But sadly neither is worth the price of a ticket. You have the part based...
  • 'Jisko kuch nahi aata woh actor hi banta hai', 'Bangkok ayaashi ki rajdhani hai': 20 dialogues from 'The Shaukeens' that are bound to make you laugh November 7, 2014

    The original 'Shaukeens' featuring AK Hangal, Utpal Dutt and Ashok Kumar is till considered a cult classic. While we have our reservations with the film's remake 'The Shaukeens'- the actors Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra along Lisa Haydon and Akshay Kumar manage to bring in some laughs. The dialogues...