BHOJPURI FILMS

  • Bhojpuri film 'Deswa' going places, wows viewers in Toronto May 29, 2014

    Can you imagine a Bhojpuri film engrossing and entertaining audiences at an international film fest? Debutant Nitin Chandra's "Deswa" has done just that, giving the Bhojpuri film industry, reeling under distasteful content and lack of creativity, a muchneeded facelift on the global platform. Screened at the recently concluded International Film Festival...
  • Anurag Kashyap to make a Bhojpuri film with Manoj Bajpayee? January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: After making critically acclaimed films like 'Gulaal' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is now planning to venture into Bhojpuri industry. Buzz is that Kashyap is making a Bhojpuri film with Manoj Bajpayee in the lead. If this happens then it will be a huge boost for the...
  • 8th Bhojpuri Film Awards to be held in Lucknow September 17, 2013

    Lucknow: The 8th Bhojpuri Film Awards would be held in this Uttar Pradesh capital Nov 16, its organisers said Tuesday. The awards, which began in 2005, have so far been held in Mumbai and other big cities but this time "we decided to bring it close to the Bhojpuri land", its...
  • When Ravi Kishan mistook producer as actress March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Ravi Kishan got confused when he first met producer Krishika Lulla and thought that she is a lead actress of his upcoming film 'Bhajathe Raho'. Lulla of Eros International Media Ltd. is coproducing the movie with Multi Screen Media and was on the sets of the movie when...
  • Shatrughan Sinha, Jaya Prada team up for a Bhojpuri film March 17, 2013

    Patna:Actor-turned-politicians Shatrughan Sinha and Jaya Prada have teamed up with the maverick RJD President Lalu Prasad for a Bhojpuri film. Besides the three, Bhojpuri film star Manoj Tiwari would be seen in action in the movie produced by actress-MP Jaya Prada. Fallen Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh has also played...
  • Veena Malik wants to work in Bhojpuri films October 22, 2012

    Patna: Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who is on her maiden visit to Bihar, has expressed her desire to work in regional Bhojpuri films. Malik, 28, who had come to Patna to inaugurate a restaurant on Bailey road today, said she has seen and heard a...
  • Bhojpuri films needs encouragement: Big B September 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is working free of cost in Bhojpuri film 'Ganga Devi', says regional films need support and that is why he never charges for such movies. Big B's makeup man Deepak Sawant has produced 'Ganga Devi'. The 69yearold, who previously acted in Sawant's 'Ganga' and 'Gangotri', plays...
  • Suspected MNS workers disrupt Bhojpuri film screening September 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Six suspected workers of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) allegedly ransacked a theatre located at Grant Road of south Mumbai, protesting screening of a Bhojpuri film, police said. According to police, a group of around six persons barged into Super Cinema, a singlescreen theatre, on Friday night and threatened the security...
  • Ganga Devi: Big B gets conscious with Jaya around September 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be seen with his wife Jaya Bachchan in Bhojpuri film 'Ganga Devi', says there is lot of restriction when your wife is on the sets and he gets conscious in her presence. "When your wife is on the sets with you, then your behaviour also...
  • Amitav Ghosh's 'Sea of Poppies' gets Bhojpuri touch July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The magic of Booker Prize shortlisted Amitav Ghosh's novel, "The Sea of Poppies," a gripping tale of the sea journey of indentured labourers during the 1830s, just before the Opium War, is set to be translated on celluloid. Tentatively titled "Afeem Ka Sagar," some of the most compelling parts...
  • 'Harry Potter' star Warvick Davis in Bhojpuri film June 27, 2012

    Mumbai: You may have seen British actor Warvick Davis in cult films like the Harry Potter series and the Star Wars, but get ready to see him in an all new avatar. The actor is all set to make his debut in a Bhojpuri film. The film titled 'Chingari' is being...
  • Tamil Naduborn top cop acts in Bhojpuri film May 3, 2012

    Patna: A top Bihar Police officer, who is a Tamilian by birth, has fulfilled his acting dream. He debuts as a boatman with Bhojpuri film "Devra Pe Manwa Dole" which is set for release on May 10. "I am happy to be an actor in a Bhojpuri movie. It was...
  • Abhishek Bachchan to act in a Bhojpuri film May 3, 2012

    Mumbai: After his father Amitabh Bachchan acted in three Bhojpuri films, son Abhishek is set to follow suit. The junior Bachchan is most likely to appear in the upcoming film of the megastar's makeup man Deepak Sawant. "One fine day, Abhishek had asked me as to why I am not casting...
  • Tiwari to build temple for Tendulkar and Dhoni July 8, 2011

    Bhabhua: Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tiwari today said he will construct a temple for the 'God of Cricket' Sachin Tendulkar and Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni at his native village Atarwalia in Bihar's Kaimur district. The avid cricket fan said he has identified the site for the construction of the temple,...
  • Bhojpuri star sings Nano tunes to push film March 21, 2009

    The worlds cheapest car Tata Nano has been in the news since its announcement in Jan 2008 and is already quite an attraction, not only for those interested in buying the car but for those trying to cash in from the hype. ...
  • Shotgun Sinha assured of LS ticket by BJP January 28, 2009

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) boasts of their Bollywood starts studded image. While angry Veeru (Dharmendra) has made it clear that he has had enough of politics and wont be the BJP's candidate from Bikaner this time around, shotgun Sinha has issued a veiled threat. BJP Leader, Shatrughan Sinha said that he...
  • Banned in Bihar, Ravi Kishan says he is being bullied January 3, 2008

    Mumbai: Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan is in trouble as he faces a ban on his films in Bihar and Jharkhand for supporting actor Mithun Chakraborty. The decision was taken by the Bihar and Jharkhand Motion Picture Producers Association on Monday in Patna. They want me to say sorry. I will come...
  • Tune into AshAbhi's love for Bhojpuri and Big B November 19, 2007

    Mumbai: It was surely a family affair for the Bachchans at the audio launch of Gangotri which is a sequel to the super successful Bhojpuri film Ganga. And who better than the bahu of the Bachchan parivar, Aishwarya Rai to vouch for it. I would like to wish every one...
  • 30 minutes: Bhojpuri masala April 29, 2007

    Move over B'wood, welcome Bhojpuri Film Industry! On a special show, we take a look at whether it has what it takes. ...
  • AnandMilind and Sameer in tune again March 16, 2007

    Mumbai: After a sixyear hiatus, lyricist Sameer and music directors AnandMilind will be composing music together. Having composed over 950 songs together, the trio will now be working on a Bhojpuri film called Sajan Sangh Laagi Laganiya Re. The film is by production designerturnedproducer Kamlesh Kumar MPS and stars Ravi Kissen, Gunjan...
  • Sexy Bhojpuri songs annoy women February 5, 2007

    Patna: Bhojpuri numbers are usually popular during Holi in Bihar. But not this time, at least not with the women folk who think they are getting an unfair deal. Women across many villages in Bihar are protesting sexual innuendos in Bhojpuri songs specially those composed for Holi. They say the...
  • Govinda sizzles at Bhojpuri Film awards November 28, 2006

    Mumbai: Bollywood star and Lok Sabha MP Govinda has been appointed as the brand ambassador for the Bhojpuri Film Awards. The actorturned politician will oversee preparations for the second Bhojpuri Film Awards 2006 to be held on Feb 16 next year at the Goregaon Sports Club in Mumbai. Off late the littleknown...
  • Boom! Bhojpuri films are here to stay November 4, 2006

    New Delhi: After being ignored for years, the Bhojpuri film industry is finally getting its due. Bhojpuri films are not only reaping rich dividends at the box office but also attracting the attention of Bollywood bigwigs like Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar and Jeetendra. While the Amitabh starrer Ganga is doing very...
  • PreDon SRK here, there, everywhere October 19, 2006

    Mumbai: As his film Don hits theatres this week, Shah Rukh Khan is here, there, everywhere creating buzz and adding to the visibility factor. On Wednesday night, King Khan made it to veteran actor Dilip Kumar's bungalow for the music release of Saira Banu's Bhojpuri film Ab To Ban Ja...
  • Shotgun Sinha's back in showbiz September 23, 2006

    Patna: With superstar Amitabh Bachchan taking an interest in the rapidly growing Bhojpuri film industry, actorturnedpolitician Shatrughan Sinha has also decided to return to this genre of film after more than two decades. A large number of music lovers gathered here recently for the release of the music of the...
  • Saira Banu wants Dilip Kumar to act again September 17, 2006

    Mumbai: He was the original Devdas, with brooding eyes and a perpetual grouse with the world, but today's generation of actors have hardly seen him at work. So now, wife Saira Banu hopes to bring back husband Dilip Kumar back to acting under her production banner. "Yes, I hope to bring...
  • Big B 'sorry' for late Bhojpuri debut August 23, 2006

    Mumbai: It was a big night for the Bhojpuri film industry with its biggest stars, Manoj Tiwari, Ravi Kissan and Nagma under one roof. But the biggest draw of the evening was superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who turned up to release the music of the Bhojpuri film Ganga. Bachchan also makes...