Anusha Rizvi

  • Bollywood director Kamal KM wins Gollapudi Award March 17, 2013

    Chennai: Director Kamal K M has been selected for this year's Gollapudi Srinivas National Award for the Best Debut film for his thriller 'ID' Kamal was selected from among 20 nominations of debut directors in several languages including Hindi, Malayalam, English, Tamil, Marathi and Kannada. Gollapudi Srinivas Memorial Award, into...
  • Opium: Anusha Rizvi to direct her next with husband November 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Journalist-turned-director Anusha Rizvi, who debuted as a director with highly acclaimed 'Peepli Live', has teamed up with her husband Mahmood Farooqui to direct her second movie 'Opium'. "I am busy scripting my next film, which is titled 'Opium'. It's based on Amitav Ghosh's novel. The film will be directed by...
  • Aamir sad that 'Peepli Live' is out of Oscars February 25, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Thursday said he is disappointed at Peepli Live failing to get selected at the Oscars but is happy that his film represented India. "I came to know that Peepli Live is out of Oscars. I am of course sad about it. But, I am happy...
  • I fear, masses may not like 'Dhobi Ghat': Aamir November 5, 2010

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan says his forthcoming film Dhobi Ghat, which is his wife Kiran Rao's directorial debut, may not be liked by the masses. "I fear that masses may not like Dhobi Ghat because it is a very fine and delicate film. People who understand film, people who are sensitive...
  • Aamir breaks his silence on spat with Anusha Rizvi November 2, 2010

    Aamir Khan breaks his silence on spat with director of 'Peepli Live' and said he was disappointed after Anusha Rizvi questioned his role as a producer. ...
  • Women filmmakers voice out their opinion October 25, 2010

    Mumbai: When asked if Indian women filmmakers need government subsidies like in Sweden, eight emerging women directors in a unison replied "No", with an underlying message of "we do fine by ourselves, thank you", at MAMI's 12th Mumbai Film Festival on Sunday. There cannot be any more proof of woman power...
  • Peepli Live is India's official entry for Oscars September 25, 2010

    Aamir Khan's Peepli Live has been selected as India's official entry to next year's Oscars in the Best Foreign Film category....
  • 'Peepli Live' coming alarmingly alive in Nepal August 18, 2010

    Kathmandu: As the audience wonders whether Natha, the poor farmer from Peepli village, will kill himself to save his family and land in Aamir Khan's latest hit production Peepli Live, it is much more than just a story in Nepal. Peepli Live is alarmingly coming alive in the country, impoverished by...
  • 'Peepli Live' leaves 'Help' screaming in horror August 16, 2010

    New Delhi: This was one horrific Friday for Bobby Deol as his spine-chiller Help was stamped to death by Aamir Khan's non-commercial venture Peepli Live that scorched the screens with a gross of Rs.210 million (Rs.21 crore) in its initial weekend in the country. A political satire about farmer's suicides in...
  • Vidarbha farmers' group objects to 'Peepli Live' August 14, 2010

    Nagpur: A farmer's advocacy group in Vidarbha has objected to the content of the just-released Hindi film Peepli Live, saying it is a wrong representation of the misery of the family members of farmers who committed suicide. "The farmers in any region of India commit suicide due to the wrong policies...
  • Is Aamir's 'Peepli Live' original? August 14, 2010

    Mumbai: Peepli Live will go down in Indian cinematic history as one of the nation's best satires. But, how much of it is original? The basic plot line of the film – of a media jamboree being made from a small incident – is similar to Oscar-winner Billy Wilder's 1951 satire...
  • 'Peepli Live' is best first film at Durban film fest August 3, 2010

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's forthcoming production Peepli Live has already won its first recognition - the Best First Feature Film award at the 31st Durban International Film Festival in South Africa. Directed by debutante Anusha Rizvi, the movie is a satire on farmer's suicides and the subsequent media and...
  • Aamir plays drums at 'Peepli Live' music launch July 14, 2010

    Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan surprised everyone by playing jazz drums at the music launch of his film Peepli Live in Mumbai. The actor was encouraged by the band members of Indian Ocean, and went on stage to enthrall the audience with his percussion skills. Aamir even played Mumbai's favourite Dandiya beats to...
  • Anusha will give complex to many directors: Aamir July 3, 2010

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan is so impressed with first-time director Anusha Rizvi, who wielded the megaphone for his forthcoming production Peepli Live, that he claims she will give complex to many established directors. "Not only she has written a great script, I was shocked to see how beautifully she has made...
  • Aamir Khan ready with 'Peepli Live' July 2, 2010

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan has just joined Twitter since yesterday and has already managed to get about 70,000 plus followers. Ask him about it and he says bashfully, “It's Amitji who wanted me to join Twitter. So, I have sent my first Twitter message to him. I am a big fan...