Dedh Ishqiya

  • Did 'Queen' and 'Dedh Ishqiya' win half the battle with their trailers? What a three-minute short says about your work September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Today, a trailer can literally help or harm a film. Lakhs of rupees are spent in creating the perfect trailer before a film's release - one that entices the viewers, creates adequate hype around the film and has the potential to go viral. While Hollywood has been making attractive...
  • I am a net shopping addict: Arshad Warsi February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Arshad Warsi says he is an online shopping addict as he ordered 12 pairs of shoes from a shopping portal. "I am 100 percent convinced that I am a net shopping addict. I just received my order of 12 pairs of shoes that I don't need at all,"...
  • Huma Qureshi: My character was deliciously complicated in 'Dedh Ishqiya' January 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Huma Qureshi is elated with the response to her latest release 'Dedh Ishqiya' where she got to share screen space with Madhuri Dixit and Naseeruddin Shah. "I am happy that my character of Munia won so much praise. It is a role close to my heart and a...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' 1.30 am show running housefull in Pakistan: Distributor January 14, 2014

    New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A gripping storyline, strong cast and dialogues laced with Urdu seem to have worked in favour of "Dedh Ishqiya" in Pakistan. Distributor Rehmat Fazli of Geo TV said the film is doing well despite a "haphazard release" and added that late night shows are running...
  • Box-Office: 'Yaariyan' fares well, 'Dedh Ishqiya' gets a slow start January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: It seems the word-of-mouth publicity has started working in favour of director Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya'. The film got a slow start on Friday, January 10, when it collected close to Rs 3.50 cr. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#DedhIshqiya has had a slow start, but carries strong...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on Honey Singh over association with Gulzar January 19, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus takes on rap artiste Honey Singh for his association with legendary musician Gulzar's for the song 'Horn OK Please?' from Bollywood movie 'Dedh Ishqiya'. ...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Dedh Ishqiya', 'Inside Llewyn Davis', 'Grudge Match' January 11, 2014

    This week on Now Showing, CNN IBN's entertainment editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Dedh Ishqiya', 'Inside Llewyn Davis' and 'Grudge Match'. Also on the episode, legendary writers Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan get together for the first time and recall the memories of 'Sholay'. ...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' is the celebration of womanhood in its absolute sense January 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A scene towards the end of 'Dedh Ishqiya' has Naseeruddin Shah sitting with his hands tied at the back at an empty warehouse while the shadows of the film's two leading ladies Madhuri Dixit and Huma Qureshi engulf the wall behind him. The ladies are at a distance...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: Arshad Warsi thanks fans for appreciating his performance January 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Overwhelmed with the response to 'Dedh Ishqiya', actor Arshad Warsi took to Twitter to thank his fans and supporters. A sequel to the 2010-hit 'Ishqiya', 'Dedh Ishqiya', also features Madhuri Dixit, Huma Qureshi in key roles. Arshad Warsi, who kicked off 2014 with 'Mr. Joe B Carvalho', which...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' review: The film is like heady wine, it delivers a welcome kick January 11, 2014

    Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi, Huma Qureshi Director: Abhishek Chaubey Who can possibly resist the promise of another rollicking adventure with Khaluj and Babban? Writer-director Abhishek Chaubey and co-writer Vishal Bhardwaj have come up with two ingenuous, delightful con men, one uncle, the other nephew, one the brains, the other...
  • I'll cherish 'Dedh Ishqiya' even after 20 years: Huma Qureshi January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Huma Qureshi is proud of her latest movie 'Dedh Ishqiya', which came out Friday, and says it will remain special even after 20 years. "Lots of special memories. This is the film for which I keep saying that even after 20 years, when I am older, I will look...
  • UP CM attacks media for being biased, defends party over Saifai event January 10, 2014

    b>Lucknow: Under fire for the lavish expenditure at the Saifai Mahotsav at a time when the Muzaffarnagar riot victims have been devoid of basic amenities, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav defended himself saying that a lot has been done for the victims while attacking the media for what he...
  • e-Lounge: Madhuri Dixit, Naseeruddin Shah on 'Dedh Ishqiya' January 10, 2014

    Madhuri Dixit has made her comeback in movies with 'Dedh Ishqiya' that got released on January 10. The movies also stars Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi and Huma Qureshi. ...
  • Akhilesh cancels plans to attend 'Dedh Ishqiya' premiere after criticism January 10, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has cancelled plans to attend 'Dedh Ishqiya' premiere with Madhuri Dixit after facing flak for organising a cultural extravaganza in Saifai village. The star-studded gala at the ancestral village of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and the CM drew the ire of the opposition...
  • Gulaab Gang: Madhuri Dixit's third innings starts with an aggressive stance January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A couple of months ago, I got the chance to watch 'Abodh', Madhuri Dixit's debut film. The quintessential Madhuri spunk was there, and to be very honest it didn't look like her first film. Though her childlike face was full of curiosity, but the love for the camera...
  • Akhilesh Yadav cancels plan, won't go for 'Dedh Ishqiya' premier today January 10, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has cancelled his previous plans to attend the premier of 'Dedh Ishqiya' in Lucknow on Friday. The comes after the state government has been facing immense criticism for organising the extravagant 'Saifai Mahotsav' at a time when the riot victims are not even...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' Tweet Review: First day, first show January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The adventures of Khalujan and Babban now shifts to Lucknow amidst nawabs, nazakat and tehseeb. Abhishek Chaubey pulled an ace with his first film 'Ishqiya' in Jan 2010. Exactly four years later, the director along with producer Vishal Bhardwaj returns with the comic thriller's sequence. While Arshad Warsi and Naseeruddin...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: Why I'm in love with Naseeruddin Shah as Iftikhar January 10, 2014

    "Iss baar ishq sachcha hai, humara bhi aur unka bhi," asserts actor Naseeruddin Shah to put across his unconditional love for Begum Para (Madhuri Dixit) in Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya'. While the actor talks about his affection for Begum Para in the film's most quotable quote, as a viewer, I...
  • Unfazed by criticisms, Akhilesh decides to attend premier of 'Dedh Ishqiya' January 10, 2014

    Unfazed by a slew of controversies surrounding the Uttar Pradesh government, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has decided to attend the premier of 'Dedh Ishqiya' to be held in Lucknow. The state government is facing the heat for organising the extravagant 'Saifai Mahotsav' at a time when the riot victims are not even...
  • Star-struck UP government gives Madhuri Dixit's film a huge tax break January 10, 2014

    Lucknow: After announcing a tax break of Rs 1 crore for Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit's upcoming movie 'Dedh Ishqiya', the Uttar Pradesh government is now considering to wave off 25 pert cent entertainment tax for the film in the state. Unfazed by the slew of controversies surrounding the state government, Chief...
  • Playing Begum Para was like a tightrope walk: Madhuri Dixit January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit says playing Begum Para, the new femme fatale in Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya', was challenging but fun. "It was a challenging role because I could not go overboard with the character or underplay it. The more complex a character, the more taut a performance...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: Arshad Warsi humbled by the positive response January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The year may have started on a dull note for Arshad Warsi with 'Mr. Joe B Carvalho', his first release of 2014, bombing at the box office, but his 'Dedh Ishqiya' is being applauded by people. Celebrities like Sandhya Mridul and Mini Mathur, who happened to see the...
  • Madhuri Dixit's 'Gulaab Gang' trailer to come out with 'Dedh Ishqiya' January 6, 2014

    Mumbai: The trailer of Madhuri Dixit-starrer 'Gulaab Gang' will be released with 'Dedh Ishyiya', which is coming out Friday. The actress will be seen after a gap of seven years in Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya', which also features Huma Qureshi, Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi. According to a statement, not only will...