Black Friday

  • Watch: A tribute to all those who lost their lives in the Mumbai terror attack August 15, 2014

    CNN-IBN pays a tribute to all those who lost their lives in the Mumbai terror attack. AK Tiwari, Assistant Chief Ticket Inspector at CST lost his friend in the 26/11 attack in Mumbai and Vaishali lost her father Constable Tukaram Ombale. The song 'Arre Rukja Re bande' from the film...
  • Rendezvous with Indian Ocean's Rahul Ram July 25, 2013

    Rahul Ram is super-busy. The fatigue is audible, and you can believe he's on the other side of 50, though the livewire red-bandanaed stage persona wouldn't give you that impression. The Delhi upbringing is evident in the hard Rs and the seamless and frequent switches between English and Hindi. We...
  • Sanjay Dutt's daughter Trishala Dutt breaks her silence June 8, 2013

    Sanjay Dutt's daughter Trishala Dutt finally breaks her silence on why she didn't come to visit her dad and why she kept away for so long. ...
  • Wanted to work with Nawazuddin in 'Oye Lucky': Dibakar April 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui had caught the attention of filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee after 'Black Friday' and he was keen on casting him in 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye' but couldn't locate the actor. The 39-year-old actor entered Bollywood in 1999 with a blink and miss role in Aamir Khan starrer 'Sarfarosh'. However, his...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 21, 2013

    The Supreme Court delivered it's verdict in the 1993 Bombay blasts case and it's a huge setback for actor Sanjay Dutt who will have to spend three and a half years in jail. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 13, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. India-Italy diplomatic row intensified on Tuesday after marines, who are accused of killing Indian fishermen, refused to return and face trial in India. While Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said it was unacceptable, the BJP cried conspiracy. ...
  • 20 Years since Mumbai blasts: Has India given up on Dawood? March 12, 2013

    March 12 is the 20th anniversary of the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, a frightening event that shocked the nation and is also known a Black Friday. On the 20th anniversary of the dastardly attack in which 257 people were killed and 713 others injured as 12...
  • 'Fanaa' to 'Vishwaroopam': Films that faced bans January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Kamal Haasan's lavishly mounted multilingual 'Vishwaroopam', which has yet to reach the theatres, is only the latest in a string of films caught in legal and other wrangles for purportedly hurting the sentiments of various sections of society. A look at some films in the last few years...
  • Delhi gangrape: Protests continue, have you joined yet? December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Nationwide protests continue over the shocking gangrape of a young 23-year-old medical student who was assaulted with an iron rod, stripped and thrown off a moving bus by a group of men in the national capital on Sunday night. The incident happened despite reports that the bus crossed...
  • Songs shouldn't break the flow: Anurag Kashyap October 17, 2012

    Chennai: Songs and dance are a must in Indian movies and Anurag Kashyap feels it is time for filmmakers to use them in such a way that they do not obstruct the flow of the story. "All my films have songs, but I make sure I don't deviate from the...
  • 'Shaitan': Adnan Patrawala kidnap-death story retold? June 7, 2011

    New Delhi: A hardened drug dealer falls hard for a moody painter, a police officer fights his inner demons and the grisly killing of a 16-year-old by his friends. If you did not know what the super rich in Mumbai do in their own time, you will, after the release...
  • Unknown stars: Sanjay Maurya and Allwin Rego, sound designers December 8, 2010

    What they do Sound designers are those who administer the right sound experience to the movie. Sanjay explains, "Right from the special effects to getting good dubbing done from the actors and applying various sounds to the movie creatively, is all done by sound designers. Sanjay explains, "The sounds of the...
  • Americans do early morning shopping on Black Friday November 29, 2009

    According to the survey, Americans in 2009 have spent more than 2008. ...
  • Sex and politics still censored in India, says Anurag November 4, 2009

    Mumbai: Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap feels there should be no film censorship at all. Even as he tries to push the boundaries, he says in India it is not easy to make films criticising real life politicians or to even use the term 'sex'. "There should not be any censorship on...
  • Photofeature: 13 films that ran into controversy! February 18, 2009

    Salman Khan's Veer is in the news yet again. After the portion of a wall fell on bystanders, the film's unit was rapped for damaging portions of the Amber Fort. We take a look at some of the most controversial films over the years. Slumdog Millionaire Arguably one of the finer movies...
  • View Chat: With Black Friday author S Hussain Zaidi December 2, 2008

    Zaidi says India's approach towards Pakistan and terrorism should be very direct and blunt. ...
  • Reel-ing under terror: Bollywood embraces a new theme September 12, 2008

    Mumbai: As the world remembers the victims of the 9/11 attacks in the US on its seventh anniversary, Bollywood seems to have embraced a new theme — terror in metros. The push came after Anurag Kashyap's path-breaking movie Black Friday attempted to document the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. The movie realistically...
  • Mumbai forgets to survive '93 blasts nightmare March 12, 2008

    Mumbai: Wednesday looked like just another day in the City of Dreams. But Mumbai also has its nightmares, only these are enshrined in film, fitting perhaps, in India's showbiz capital. Director Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday remains one of the most enduring images of the 1993 blasts. The film and journalist...
  • Missing: Jab We Met from Screen nominations January 11, 2008

    Mumbai: The award season began with with the Star Screen Awards which were held in Mumbai on Thursday , but there were some glaringly obvious boo-boos at the ceremony that any film buff could spot. Here are big misses that make one wonder why the people behind the Screen Awards...
  • Next best thing: The man behind India's Oscar entry, Eklavya January 5, 2008

    Mumbai: His first film hasn't seen the light of the day yet, but this year he had three releases and all three of different genre. Because his camera is at ease capturing story of every kind and because he is among those few who have successfully moved from behind the...
  • Mapping Black Friday July 18, 2007

    New Delhi: A court in Mumbai on Wednesday gave death sentence to three accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, the first time death sentence has been awarded in the case. ...
  • Black Friday on Thackeray watch list June 19, 2007

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will not allow Black Friday, a film on the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai, if it shows gangster Dawood Ibrahim in “positive light”, said party chief Bal Thackeray on Wednesday. "I have not yet seen the film but I will see it in a couple of days....
  • Anurag on the roll post-Black Friday June 19, 2007

    Mumbai: It may have taken years for his first film to hit the marquee but firebrand filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has had no dearth of endorsers for his brand of filmmaking. The buzz in tinsel town is that the Black Friday director has been signed by Ambika Hinduja, who produced the...
  • Black Friday haunts Plaza theatre June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: For employees at one theatre in Mumbai, Black Friday is not just a film, it’s a grim reminder of the day they came face to face with real tragedy. The ticket man and usher at Mumbai's Plaza cinema, Babu Dhondu Gotad, doesn't like seeing the Black Friday posters. It brings...
  • Guj: Parzania out, Black Friday in June 20, 2007

    Ahmedabad: Anurag Kashyap’s Black Friday based on the 1993 bomb blasts in Mumbai was released in theatres across India on Friday including Gujarat which had effectively banned the screening of Rahul Dholakia’s Parzania. Just like Black Friday, Parzania deals with an equally sensitive issue- the Gujarat riots. There was however, no...
  • Blast victim's take on Black Friday June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Director Anurag Kashyap's controversial and hard-hitting film Black Friday finally saw the light of the day after lying in the cans for two years. But how are the victims of the 1993 Mumbai blasts, on which the film is based, reacting to it? It’s been 13 years since the...
  • Masand's Verdict: Black Friday June 20, 2007

    Direction: Anurag Kashyap Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Pawan Malhotra, Akash Srivastava, Vijay Maurya This week I watched Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday, a film about the 1993 serial bomb blasts in Mumbai and I've decided it's one of the best films I've watched in recent years. The film is based on journalist Hussain...
  • In Pics: What's hot at the BO June 20, 2007

    It's Friday again and two new movies to catch at the theatres, the much-awaited Black Friday and Undertrial. ...
  • Special: Black Friday sees light of the day June 20, 2007

    As the long-delayed film on 1993 Mumbai blasts hits the screens, CNN-IBN takes you behind the scenes. ...
  • Black Friday set to break its jinx June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: In the Delhi premiere of critically acclaimed film Black Friday, which is based on Mumbai's 1993 bomb blasts, writer-director Anurag Kashyap sounds hopeful. Anurag, the man behind the movie Black Friday has had tough luck releasing all the three movies directed by him. But this Friday, he is looking...