Bheja Fry

  • Masala films have pushed back my kind of cinema: Rajat Kapoor March 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood potboilers 'Wanted' and 'Dabangg' minted over Rs.100 crore at the box-office. But from acclaimed actor-filmmaker Rajat Kapoor's perspective, they impacted the growth of his "kind of cinema", which includes offbeat entertainers like 'Bheja Fry' and 'Mithya'. In the past decade, he has directed just five films - 'Raghu Romeo',...
  • 'Box office collection not the only way to judge a film' November 23, 2012

    Panaji: Actor Vinay Pathak feels box office collections should not be a parameter to judge success of a film as there are many movies that do not reach audience despite being better. "A lot of time money (box office collection) has been considered as a parameter to judge the success...
  • Was getting typecast after 'Corporate': Rajat Kapoor September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: He is known for his mixed bag of roles in arthouse as well as commercial films, but Rajat Kapoor says he was getting typecast in the industry after playing a suave businessman in Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Corporate'. The 51-year-old actor said he had to reject many film offers to come...
  • 'Bheja Fry' director, Vinay Pathak to team up? August 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Director Sagar Ballary and actor Vinay Pathak, who have worked together in Kachha Limboo and the hit Bheja Fry series are likely to team up for the fourth time for a comedy film. "I am almost done with my script. It is a comedy film. We have approached people...we are...
  • Won't mind struggling all my life: Ranvir Shorey April 28, 2012

    Mumbai: He has been in the industry for a decade and proved his mettle as an actor with films like 'Khosla Ka Ghosla', 'Bheja Fry' and 'Mithya', but Ranvir Shorey rues he is not getting the kind of roles he wants to play, since filmmakers are not to ready see...
  • I don't want to retire ever: Vinay Pathak December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: He is one of those actors who has carved a niche for himself in both commercial and independent cinema and Vinay Pathak says he wants to continue with acting till death. The actor, who announced his arrival in Bollywood by tickling everybody's funnybone as Bharat Bhushan in 'Bheja Fry',...
  • Do film critics need a balanced approach? October 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Recently concluded Mumbai International Film Festival had seen heated discussions over a variety of subjects from bad screenwriting to the role of cinema in nation building. One such debate was about the role of film critics. The director of ‘Bheja Fry’ and ‘Bheja Fry 2’, Sagar Ballary was...
  • Minissha lashes out at 'Bheja Fry 2' director July 30, 2011

    Mumbai: Minissha Lamba is miffed with Sagar Ballary, the director of "Bheja Fry 2" and her forthcoming "Hum Tum Aur Shabana", who has been reportedly bad-mouthing her. Shocked and hurt, Minissha feels it is Ballary's attempt to publicise his films. "I used to consider Ballary a friend. But if by maligning me...
  • 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Always Kabhi Kabhi' dissapoint at BO June 21, 2011

    'Bhej Fry 2' and 'Always Kabhi Kabhi' disappoint at the box office, whereas, Salman Khan's 'Ready' is still going strong. ...
  • It is really tricky to make sequels: Vinay Pathak June 20, 2011

    What started as a film made on a shoestring budget four years ago, went on to do wonders at the boxoffice. Bheja Fry became something of a cult in Bollywood - where instead of the bare-chested, muscle rippling macho hero, it was the very idiotic, extremely commonplace simpleton that walked...
  • Now Showing: Catch the latest movie reviews June 18, 2011

    This week on 'Now Showing', Rajeev Masand reviews 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Always Kabhi Kabhi' and 'Green Lantern'. ...
  • Janta Verdict: Bheja Fry 2 gets a mixed response June 18, 2011

    Bheja Fry may have been a runaway success, but Bheja Fry 2 seems to have received a rather lukewarm response. ...
  • Masand: 'Bheja Fry 2' is dead dull June 24, 2011

    Cast: Vinay Pathak, Kay Kay Menon, Aditi Govitrikar, Amole Gupte, Minissha Lamba Director: Sagar Ballary 'Bheja Fry 2', directed by Sagar Bellary, is a disappointing and not-so-funny follow-up to the original 2007 comedy that starred Vinay Pathak as a bumbling tax inspector who inadvertently turns the tables on a man intending to...
  • Bharat Bhushan back on the celluloid June 17, 2011

    The much awaited 'Bheja Fry 2' released this Friday. The protagonist Bharat Bhushan, played by Vinay Pathak, this time around, is all set to take part in a game show. ...
  • Friday Releases: 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Bhindi Baazaar' June 17, 2011

    Watch this weeks releases 'Bheja Fry 2', 'Bhindi Baazaar Inc' and 'Always Kabhi Kabhi'. ...
  • Ballary not keen on Bheja Fry-3 June 16, 2011

    Mumbai: Though filmmakers in Bollywood are on a roll making sequels, director Sagar Ballary wants to limit his 'Bheja Fry' franchise till the second part and is not contemplating making a next one. "I am right now in a situation where lots of people are doing it and looking at it...
  • Comedy roles are mostly men-oriented: Minissha June 16, 2011

    Mumbai: Actress Minissha Lamba, who is excited about her upcoming film 'Bheja Fry 2', feels male artists have an upper hand when it comes to comedy and not not many roles in this genre are written for women. "I think comedy comes easy for women because right now there are not...
  • Meet the star cast of 'Bheja Fry 2' June 16, 2011

    Star cast of 'Bheja Fry 2' tells us what we can expect from the movie. ...
  • Ekta Kapoor inspires Minissha Lamba June 15, 2011

    Actress Minissha Lamba, who plays a reality TV show producer in Bheja Fry 2, says she took inspiration from Ekta Kapoor to prepare for her character and dedicates it to the TV tsarina. "I was inspired by Ekta, I thought of her when I was conceptualising this character because everybody knows...
  • I have always held my own in B'wood: Minissha June 3, 2011

    When we walk into her vanity van, parked under the baking hot sun in one of the quiet corners of Mehboob Studio in suburban Mumbai, Minissha is the picture of calm composure. Totally regardless of the hustle and bustle of her entourage around her, some busy applying make-up to her...
  • Music Review: 'Bheja Fry 2' songs are thematic May 27, 2011

    Music Directors: Ishq Bector, Sneha Khanwalkar and Sagar Desai Singers: Shree D, Ishq Bector, Apeksha Dandekar, Vinay Pathak, Rekha Rao and Dolly Peters The soundtrack of Bheja Fry 2, the sequel to 2007's hit comedy Bheja Fry, is all about situational song. And three composers teamed up to churn out five originals...
  • Making films is like creating music: Mukul Deora May 17, 2011

    From being a musician to becoming a film producer and having to deal with the nitty-gritties of the film-making process has been a rather natural transition for Mukul Deora. Because, as he puts it, he likes to view everything as being a part of the creative process. The Vinay Pathak-starrer...
  • Delay in release good for our film: Ballary May 16, 2011

    While Bheja Fry 2 was originally supposed to release in April this year, director Sagar Ballary is happy that the film is instead now set to release in June - a good two months from the original date of release. Ballary, whose debut direction Bheja Fry was a runaway success,...
  • Ranvir-Vinay in an Indianised 'Ocean's 11' May 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Director Sagar Ballary's bank-heist film is tentatively called A Simple Plan and he has cast Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey and Arshad Warsi as bank robbers in a film that belongs to the same genre as Ocean's 11. Add to this casting brew the F.A.L.T.U actor Jackky Bhagnani. "I've three really fine...
  • Unusual male pairings in B-wood to continue May 12, 2011

    Two macho men pretending to be lovers or an endearing mobster with an equally loveable Man Friday...these unusual male pairs of Bollywood have enough spark to carry off a film on their muscular shoulders. Be it John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan in Dostana or Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi in the...
  • Vinay piles on kilos for 'Bheja Fry 2' May 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Actor Vinay Pathak was apprehensive about gaining weight for Bheja Fry 2 because getting rid of it was a Herculean task for him after the first installment. Nevertheless, he agreed after a lot of convincing by producer Milind Deora and director Sagar Ballary. Deora was convinced that the...
  • First Look: Vinay Pathak sings in 'Bheja Fry 2' October 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Vinay Pathak retains his nerdy look in the sequel to the critically-acclaimed 'Bheja Fry', the poster of which was out on Monday. Pathak, the loveable geek Bharat Bhushan who expresses his desire to be a singer in 'Bheja Fry'(2007), fulfils his dream in 'Bheja Fry 2'. Pathak has sung a...
  • 'Bheja Fry 2' on its way February 12, 2011

    In 2007, fresh-out-of-film-school director Sagar Bellary had made audiences laugh their hearts out with the satire Bheja Fry. After four years, he is set to hit the same chord with a sequel and says this time the 'idiot' will continue his journey abroad. "In Bheja Fry 2, the idiot's journey continues...
  • 'April Fool' manages to fool audiences April 2, 2010

    Director: Viji Thampi Starring: Jagadish, Siddique, Jagathy Sreekumar, Biju Menon and Nayana Music: M Jayachandran, Lyrics: Gireesh Puthanchery A film titled April Fool releasing on April 1 and starring comedy stalwarts of Malayalam film industry like Jagathy Sreekumar, Jagadish, Siddique, Mukesh, Ashokan and Lal, was expected to be a rollercoaster ride of entertainment....
  • Change of script, big stars give way to good actors November 14, 2008

    Mumbai: The traditional idea of making cinema with big stars, big money and bombarding the screens with maximum number of prints is slowly giving way to an alternative strategy of good acting concocted with good script which is slowly making its presence felt. Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says, “All it...