Chashme Baddoor

  • Ali Zafar: I want to balance myself between work and family June 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Pakistani actor Ali Zafar doesn't believe in being overworked as he loves to spend quality time with family. "I am very happy with the kind of scripts that I am getting right now, but more than that I am happy that I am distributing a lot of time to my...
  • Fortunate that I'm not from filmy background: Divyendu Sharma June 16, 2013

    Mumbai: There is a deluge of newcomers into filmdom and 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama' fame Divyendu Sharma does not feel the heat of the competition as he thinks that there are enough directors and banners for everyone. "I don't really think about the competition. I just want to do good work. I...
  • Box Office success is crucial for actors: Divyendu Sharma June 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Divyendu Sharma of 'Chashme Baddoor' fame feels that commercial success is important for actors as it gives producers confidence to invest in them. 'Chashme Baddoor', directed by David Dhawan, was the remake of 1981 hit romcom of the same name, wherein three bachelors vie to get attention of...
  • Divyendu Sharma bags his first solo lead in 'Zaleem Dilli' May 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Divyendu Sharma, who is riding high on the success of 'Chashme Baddoor', has bagged his first solo lead role in 'Zaleem Dilli'. The film will mark the directorial debut of Dubairaised filmmaker Japinder Kaur. The 30yearold actor made his Bollywood debut with 2011 hit film 'Pyar Ka Punchnama'. ...
  • Siddharth's upcoming film titled as 'Kaaviya Thalavian' May 8, 2013

    The year is busy for Siddharth, the actor has starred in Hindi film 'Chashme Baddoor' Tamil film 'Udhayam NH4' and this time the actor is all set to entrall his fans with a period film to be directed by Vasantha Balan. This will be a bilingual film to be made...
  • Ali Zafar: Actors don't get typecast in Bollywood April 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Actorsinger Ali Zafar, who began his Bollywood journey with comedy film 'Tere Bin Laden', feels that actors don't get typecast in the Hindi film industry. "I don't think actors get typecast in Bollywood. If you keep yourself open to various types of roles and genres, people will eventually get to...
  • I would like to work in more Bollywood movies: Taapsee Pannu April 15, 2013

    Actress Taapsee Pannu joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her movie 'Chashme Baddoor'. Q. Why are you people bringing the olde movies again and again.Is there a lucidity of original ideas in Indian cinema? Asked by: prathap A. It's a tried and tested funda which can work...
  • Filmi Fiscal: David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor' rakes in Rs 22.6 cr in 4 days April 10, 2013

    After commercial success with films like 'Heyy Baby', 'Housefull' and 'Housefull 2', filmmaker Sajid Khan had big expectations from his latest, the remake of 'Himmatwala'. Well that remake bombed. ...
  • Siddharth: 'Chashme Baddoor' was like a holiday for me April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Siddharth has done only three Hindi films in an acting career spanning over ten years. He was liked by the audience in 'Rang De Basanti' and 'Striker'. He has played Jai Lakhanpal in David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. He talks about his chemistry with David Dhawan and the experience...
  • Remake trend will continue, unless audiences reject it: Mayank Shekhar April 8, 2013

    How does the 'Chashme Buddoor' of 1981 and the 'Chashme Baddoor' of 2013 stack up against one another? Film critic Mayank Shekhar shared his perspective in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q. Do you think bigger stars could have helped the new 'Chashme Baddoor'? Asked by: Sufi from Roadies ...
  • Taapse Pannu: I was the fourth boy in 'Chashme Baddoor' April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Taapsee Pannu was a popular name in the Southern film industry even before debuting in Hindi with David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. She talks about the importance of working in different languages and her rapport with fellow actors in the film. Q: How layered is your character in 'Chashme Baddoor'? A:...
  • 'Chashme Badddor' earns Rs 4.75 cr on the 1st day April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian cinema, in its 100 years' legacy, witnessed for the first time, the digitally restored version of Sai Paranjpye's 1981 'Chashme Buddoor', and its newage remake, David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor' this week. The latter seems to be doing better business, but the former seems to be setting pace...
  • My 'Chashme Baddoor' is not what Paranjpye made: Dhawan April 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Rubbishing reports that Sai Paranjpye is upset about the remake of her 'Chashme Buddoor', David Dhawan says he has done nothing that would offend the director of the old classic. "How can she be upset without seeing my 'Chashme Baddoor'? I have not taken anything from her film except the...
  • Chashme Baddoor: I approach comedy through drama, says Divyendu April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Luv Ranjan's 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama' provided Divyendu Sharma the desired platform in the Hindi film industry. He plays Omi in David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. Divyendu opens up about his methods and relationship with David Dhawan during a candid conversation. Q: The character of Liquid gave you a footing in...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Chashme Baddoor', 'The Call' April 6, 2013

    Like a battering ram, David Dhawan's puerile and frenzied remake, 'Chashme Baddoor', shatters and mauls your memories of Sai Paranjpye's charming original. The new 'Chashme Baddoor' does no justice to 1981 film, but it's not unwatchable either. 'The Call', starring Halle Berry, gets straight down to business. It's a promising...
  • Chashme Baddoor: 15 'kameena' wisecracks from the film April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Here is a list of 15 wisecracks from David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor' that will have you in splits. 1: What's a kiss? Divyendu explains the mechanics of a kiss to a nervous Ali Zafar about to experience his first liplock: Yeh woh chumbakiya padarth hai jisse bak bak...
  • Devendu Sharma: Women still love me despite of women offensive roles April 5, 2013

    David dhawan's remake of the cult classic 'Chashme Budoor' released this Friday and the cast of the film was in the capital for some last minute promotions. Sidharth and Devendu sharma talk about how they have been birds looking for prey in the film. Devendu Sharma tells about how women...
  • 'Chashme Baddoor' review: The remake mauls your memory of original April 6, 2013

    Cast: Ali Zafar, Siddharth, Divyendu Sharma, Taapsee Pannu Director: David Dhawan Like a battering ram, David Dhawan's puerile and frenzied remake, 'Chashme Baddoor', shatters and mauls your memories of Sai Paranjpye's charming original. Lighthearted humour and innocent romance makes way for sexist jokes and cheesy puns and the merits of keeping things...
  • Why the leading men of 'Chashme Baddoor' make better standup comedians than actors April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: If you keep aside the fact that David Dhawan dared to remake a film that is considered a cult classic, 'Chashme Baddoor' can manage to tickle your funny bone. While the maker completely rips of the innocence that was associated to the original film and infuses slapstick humour in...
  • 'Chashme Baddoor': Lead pair fly to Dubai for promotions April 5, 2013

    To promote the film, as well as for its world premiere, the lead characters of the Hindi flick 'Chashme Baddoor', Taapsee and Siddharth will be flying to Dubai. The film, directed by David Dhawan, is a reinterpretation of the 'Chashme Buddoor' (Hindi), released in 1981. This movie is Taapsee's debut...
  • Chashme Baddoor: I never wanted to act, says Taapsee April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Taapsee Pannu, who is making her Bollywood debut with veteran filmmaker David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor', says she couldn't have asked for a better break in the Hindi film industry. The Delhibased girl, who started her career with Telugu and Tamil films, will be seen opposite actors Rishi Kapoor, Ali...
  • Friday releases: 'Chashme Baddoor', 'Rise of the Zombie' releases April 5, 2013

    For the first time, a digitally restored version of the original film and its remake 'Chashme Baddoor' are hitting screens on the same day. Also, India's first zombie film 'Rise of the Zombie' will be released today. ...
  • 'Chashme Baddoor' Tweet Review: First day, first show April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Buddy films always strike a chord among cine goers. And Sai Paranjpye's 1981 'Chashme Buddoor' had all the right ingredients to make it to classic's list. Light hearted comedy, innocence of the lead pair made the film an unforgettable one. Remaking a film which is still well etched in...
  • How the new 'Chashme Baddoor' killed the classic 'Chamko' scene April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Her hair neatly plaited at the back, an eager, young Deepti Naval enters the bachelor pad of Farooq Sheikh to sell a packet of detergent powder. She has a daily quota of 20 house visits to register at the company that sells the 'Chamko' detergent powder and Sheikh's...
  • Chashme Baddoor: 10 things to expect from the film April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Sai Paranjpye's 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' is among those films which established romcom as a sought after genre in the Hindi film industry. So, when David Dhawan announced that he is going to remake the cultclassic with new actors, it was seen as a risky decision. However, David...
  • Chashme Baddoor: Comedy emerges out of tragedy, says Ali Zafar April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Ali Zafar has done only three films in Bollywood so far, but he is said to be one of the dark horses of the Hindi film industry. He is all set to reprise Farooq Shaikh's character from the original 'Chashme Buddoor' in David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. He talks...
  • Buddy film vs Zombie drama at box office this Friday April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Chashme Baddoor', a remake of 1981 film, about three friends will release alongside 'Rise Of The Zombie', touted as the country's first Zombie horror thriller this Friday. Directed by David Dhawan and produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, the new 'Chashme Baddoor' features Ali Zafar, Siddharth, Taapsee Pannu...
  • 'Chashme Baddoor': First time restored, remake releases together April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: In 100 years of Indian cinema, this seems to be a first a digitally restored version of the original 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' will hit the screens Friday, along with its remake, David Dhawandirected "Chashme Baddoor". The old version, which starred Farooque Shaikh, Rakesh Bedi, Ravi Baswani and...
  • Farooque Sheikh, Deepti Naval on new 'Chashme Baddoor' April 1, 2013

    One of the best classic comedies of all time, 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' has finally been digitally restored. Directed by David Dhawan, the 2013 'Chashme Baddoor' is a lighthearted drama, it stars Ali Zafar, Siddharth, Taapsee Pannu and Divyendu Sharma in the lead roles. ...
  • Old classics should be restored: Farooque Sheikh April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Restoring classics is like "restoring heritage", says seasoned actor Farooque Shiekh, who rues that many good films perished but is happy over steps being taken to save other masterpieces like his 'Chashme Buddoor'. One of the best classic comedies of all time, Sai Paranjpyedirected 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' has finally...