Chetan Bhagat

  • Haven't read Chetan Bhagat's '2 States: The Story of My Marriage'? Here's all you wanted to know about the bestseller 16-04-2014 03:39 PM

    Whether it is the hard to miss off-screen camaraderie, the on-screen chemistry, or the kissing sequences of actors Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor, their upcoming film '2 States' has been making headlines for multiple reasons. For the uninitiated, the film is based on Chetan Bhagat's popular novel '2 States -...
  • Meet Vidya, Neha, Ananya, Priyanka: A complete guide to the absolutely terrific women in all of Chetan Bhagat's books 15-04-2014 04:04 PM

    Delhi: Pretty, long hair, jhumkas, or sexy toes. The women character in author Chetan Bhagat's novels have always been feisty, interesting and independent. Most of his damsels have been vocal about their sexuality and have had a modern outlook towards life. Be it the the fashion designing student, the call...
  • Arjun Kapoor stole my heart and made me weep during '2 States': Mahesh Bhatt 14-04-2014 03:44 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who watched his daughter Alia Bhatt's third film '2 States', is happy to see her playing a different role. But it's her co-star Arjun Kapoor who stole the filmmaker's heart. "Alia is fantastic in a startlingly different role. But it is Arjun who stole my heart...
  • I felt like Revathi was my mother: Alia Bhatt 13-04-2014 05:06 PM

    Mumbai: Two-film old Alia Bhatt, who worked with actress-director Revathi in their upcoming film '2 States', says they share a strong bond akin to that of a mother and daughter. "Towards the end of the film, I developed mother-daughter relationship with her (Revathi). The way she touched my face, I...
  • Snapshot: Chetan Bhagat's wife Anusha makes an appearance at '2 States' promotional event with Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor 08-04-2014 05:45 PM

    Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt are all set to bring Chetan Bhata's book '2 States' to life. Reportedly, the book is based on Chetan's real-life love story when he was in Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad, and met his wife Anusha. Anusha, reported to be an investment banker, was present...
  • 'Mast magan': Krish and Ananya's love story continues in the latest song from '2 States' 26-03-2014 04:43 PM

    "Experience the feeling of love again," says the tagline for the song 'Mast magan' released by Dharma Productions earlier today, from the upcoming film '2 States'. The song, sung by Arijit Singh and Chinmayi Sripada, is composed by musician trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. The song features Krish (Arjun Kapoor) and Ananya (Alia...
  • '2 States' trailer: Watch Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor stuck in the North-South divide 28-02-2014 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: After the release of the posters, the makers of '2 States' are out with the first trailer of the film. Alia Bhatt will be seen playing a Tam-Brahm girl studying in IIMA in Sajid Nadiadwala and Karan Johar's film '2 States'. Based on Chetan Bhagat's best selling novel...
  • 2 States: Meet Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor's family in the new poster 27-02-2014 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: Alia Bhatt will be seen playing a Tam-Brahm girl studying in IIMA in Sajid Nadiadwala and Karan Johar's film '2 States'. Based on Chetan Bhagat's best selling novel of the same name, '2 States' stars Alia Bhatt as Tamilian and Arjun Kapoor as a Punjabi boy who fall...
  • Is Alia Bhatt convincing as the heroine of Chetan Bhagat's book '2 States'? 24-02-2014 04:05 PM

    After playing the rich girl craving for independence and freedom in 'Highway', Alia Bhatt will be seen playing a Tam-Brahm girl studying in IIMA in Sajid Nadiadwala and Karan Johar's film '2 States'. Based on Chetan Bhagat's best selling novel of the same name, '2 States' stars Alia Bhatt as...
  • Snapshot: Meet Chetan Bhagat's twin sons Ishaan and Shyam 09-02-2014 12:56 PM

    Chetan Bhagat, who has written the screenplay along with Abhishek Kapoor for 'Kai Po Che', came with his twin sons Ishaan and Shyam at the recently held Zee Cine Awards. 'Kai Po Che' is based on Chetan Bhagat's novel 'The 3 Mistakes of My Life' and Chetan's son Ishaan played...
  • AAP, an item girl of politics, says Chetan Bhagat 22-01-2014 01:16 PM

    Best-selling author Chetan Bhagat, an ardent supporter of AAP, on Tuesday lashed out at the new political outfit for the dharna in Delhi by calling it an "item girl of politics". Bhagat denounced the two-day dharna by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and rest of the Cabinet which was called...
  • Which Chetan Bhagat character are you? 02-01-2014 08:13 PM

    When it comes to successful Indian authors, Chetan Bhagat simply tops the list. An author, speaker and columnist, Bhagat is also regarded as a youth icon in India. As an author and as a person, the free and creative thinker projects the image of young India successfully in each of...
  • How Chetan Bhagat became the butt of Twitter jokes for comparing Modi to Slumdog's 'chaiwala' hero Jamal 05-12-2013 10:26 AM

    "In Slumdog Millionaire, a chaiwallah won the top prize. The world loved that story. Remember that." Author Chetan Bhagat, one of the most 'trolled' Indians on Twitter, had only to post this tweet and users on Twitter grabbed at the opportunity to rib him about his oblique reference to Gujarat...
  • Rajkumar Gupta to direct screen adaptation of 'Revolution 2020' 30-09-2013 02:51 PM

    Mumbai: After the phenomenal success of 'Kai Po Che', Disney UTV is producing a movie based on another of author Chetan Bhagat's bestsellers - 'Revolution 2020' - and has roped in Raj Kumar Gupta to direct the screen adaptation of the novel. Gupta made his directorial debut with the studio...
  • Stay away! 8 celebrities who should quit Twitter 03-09-2013 12:15 AM

    Whether it is about making a cutting remark against someone, pulling someone down or taking a jab at rivals, celebrities know Twitter is where they can easily put forth their grievances and settle a score. While it is fine to rebuke other celebrities, many also end up using abusive language...
  • Chetan Bhagat faces flak for Twitter post, uses imagery of rape to define rupee's free fall 29-08-2013 10:05 AM

    Novelist Chetan Bhagat came in for flak from netizens on Wednesday after he used the imagery of rape to describe the rupee's free fall. "The rupee is asking, is there no punishment for my rapists," Bhagat tweeted after rupee touched a new low, inviting barrage of angry reactions from many...
  • '2 States' is not a frothy rom-com: Arjun Kapoor 21-06-2013 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: In his first two films, Arjun Kapoor played gun-toting characters, but the actor is happy to finally get to be a regular, romantic guy on screen in his upcoming film 2 States. Based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Chetan Bhagat, the film is produced...
  • Chetan Bhagat turns narrator for Shaadi.com 20-05-2013 11:39 PM

    New Delhi: Renowned author Chetan Bhagat, who often played matchmaker for friends in college, has decided to tell people the benefits of finding the right partner through a matrimonial site by turning narrator and telling success stories of couples who met online. The 39-year-old, who has penned best selling books...
  • PIL against 'Kai Po Che' for biased portrayal of Gujarat riots 03-05-2013 11:00 AM

    Ahmedabad: A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Gujarat High Court seeking cancellation of the Censor Board's clearance to Hindi film 'Kai Po Che', claiming that it slanders the Hindu community with its depiction of 2002 communal riots in the state. A division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar...
  • '2 States' will be released on April 18 next year: Chetan Bhagat 21-04-2013 02:48 PM

    Mumbai: Newcomers Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor's second project '2 States' will be released on April 18 next year. Directed by Sreerag Nambiar, the film is based on the 2009 novel of the same name written by Chetan Bhagat. "'2 States', the movie, will release on April 18, 2014. Long...
  • '2 States' team to start shooting at IIM-A: Chetan Bhagat 15-04-2013 10:27 AM

    Mumbai: Author Chetan Bhagat, who has written the screenplay for the upcoming movie '2 States', is excited as the film's next shooting destination is IIM-Ahmedabad, of which he is an alumnus. "'2 States' - the film, starts shooting its next schedule in IIM Ahmedabad tomorrow (Monday). Real location. Real excitement,"...
  • FTN: Has Bollywood fairly depicted the Gujarat riots in 'Kai Po Che'? 05-03-2013 11:59 PM

    'Kai Po Che', based on Chetan Bhagat's book 'The 3 Mistakes of My life', explores the impact of the 2002 Gujarat riots on the lives of 3 friends. ...
  • Chetan Bhagat: The current favourite of Bollywood 27-02-2013 04:07 PM

    The author's novel 'Five Point Someone' screen adaptation '3 Idiots' is industry's most successful film. ...