DEEPTI NAVAL

  • Deepti Naval: Happy to have worked with Rituparno Ghosh in 'Memories in March', wanted him to bring out the best in me August 9, 2014

    It hasn't been easy for Deepti Naval to find distributors for her debut directorial venture 'Do Paise Ki Dhoop, Chaar Aane Ki Baarish'. But the film, which was premiered in the market section of 2009 Cannes Film Festival and lauded for the subject it deal with, is expected to be...
  • Ladakh International Film Festival 2014: 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz' sweeps awards; Anurag Kashyap, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra skip the closing ceremony July 2, 2014

    Leh: With Iranian, Korean and several competent Indian films being pitted against each other at Ladakh International Film Festival, which concluded recently, one was both surprised and happy to watch 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz' by young Mumbaibased Bhargav Saikai and Sharma sweep top awards. Directed by Ram Ramesh Sharma, 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz...
  • Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film 'Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told' gets huge applause at LIFF June 28, 2014

    Ladakh: The third edition of Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) kicked off on June 27. The ongoing film festival not only offers an interesting mix of international and Indian films, but also saw the participation of several Bollywood stars on Day 1. Besides Govind Nihalani, who heads the jury of the...
  • Deepti Naval wants to shoot film in Ladakh June 27, 2014

    Leh: Veteran actress Deepti Naval, who is here for the third Ladakh International Fillm Festival, says she has movie a script in mind that she'd love to shoot in the fascinating landscape here. "I have a script in mind that I want to make. It's called 'Colour Of Snow'. I think...
  • Snapshot: Manisha Koirala celebrates a year of being cancerfree with friends Tabu and Jackie Shroff May 3, 2014

    It has been an year that actress Manisha Koirala has been cancerfree and the actress celebrated this milestone with close friends at her residence in Mumbai. The guest list included actor Jackie Shroff, actresses Tabu and Deepti Naval and Suchitra Krishnamoorty among others. Manisha tweeted the pictures of the party...
  • Yaariyan: Will it be another 'Aashiqui 2' for the makers? January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The success of 'Aashiqui 2' came as a relief for many filmmakers who wish to make films in a limited budget. The film's commercial success gave them the confidence that with good production values even their films can get favour from the audience who are constantly in search...
  • Farooq was part of my career and life: Deepti Naval December 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Deepti Naval says the late Farooq Sheikh the two were a popular pair in films was a constant part of her professional and personal lives. On Saturday Deepti woke up to the news that Farooq was no more. He died of cardiac arrest in Dubai late...
  • Farooq Sheikh (1948 2013): A playlist of his most loved songs December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Farooq Sheikh died of a sudden cardiac arrest in Dubai late Friday, his longtime costar and friend Deepti Naval said. "I don't have the details yet, and I have not been able to speak to any of his family members, but a friend confirmed it...
  • Shekhar Suman's 'Heartless' dedicated to elder son November 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Actorturneddirector Shekhar Suman has dedicated his directorial debut film 'Heartless' to his elder son Aayush, who passed away at a young age. Shekhar Suman is making romantic medical thriller 'Heartless', that features his son Adhyayan. "'Heartless' has a slice of my heart in it. It is quite close to...
  • Shilpa Shukla's 'BA Pass' Tweet Review August 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Erotic dramas are not new to Bollywood. And, director Ajay Bahl also takes on the subject of desire and lust in his latest film 'BA Pass'. Based on a short story 'The Railway Aunty', 'BA Pass' is a story looking at the fatal promise of a new life...
  • Friday Release 'BA Pass': The fatal promise of a new life August 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Ajay Bahl's 'BA Pass' is the most awaited among the Hindi films releasing this week. The film stars Shilpa Shukla and Shadab Kamal in the lead roles, and has won awards at several film festivals. 'BA Pass' is a story looking at the fatal promise of a new...
  • Deepti Naval has done a cameo in 'BA Pass': director June 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Deepti Naval, who has made a friendly appearance in forthcoming movie 'BA Pass', was sceptical about doing the erotic human drama, but the film's lead actress Shilpa Shukla convinced her. The film is about a relationship based on lust, lies and deceit. "There is a particular scene in the...
  • Deepti Naval's documentary on Balraj Sahni hits roadblock May 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Films about Indian cinema's legendary personalities are still a rarity. And one of those rare attempts is being made by Deepti Naval she is keenly interested in making a nonfictional film on the life and times of that amazingly naturalistic actor Balraj Sahni, but facing certain problems. Deepti, who...
  • Aurangzeb: Arjun Kapoor to promote the film in double role May 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor, who plays double role in Yash Raj's upcoming crime thriller 'Aurangzeb', wil also promote the film in double role. The makers of the film have decided to opt for a unique way of promotion, and urged Arjun to promote the film in double role for a strong...
  • Arjun Kapoor has the aura of a star like Big B: 'Aurangzeb' director May 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Debutante director Atul Sabharwal is so impressed with his 'Aurangzeb' actor Arjun Kapoor that he has already planned a second movie with him. "He (Arjun) is my favourite actor. I find a rare quality in him... I feel he has a face that has a character and has the...
  • Chashme Buddoor: Your guide to the popular brands of the 80s April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: "Khushboodaar, jhaagwala Chamko. Istemal kijiye baar baar lagatar Chamko". Who can forget the popular Chamko scene from the 1981 cult film 'Chashme Buddoor' where a simple salesgirl Neha (Deepti Naval) steps into a bacherlor's pad and gives Siddharth (Farooque Sheikh) a demonstration of the new detergent powder. Such...
  • 'Chashme Buddoor' (1981) review: It's cinematic nostalgia at its best April 5, 2013

    Cast: Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Bedi, Ravi Baswani, Saeed Jaffrey Director: Sai Paranjpye If you've watched the original 'Chashme Buddoor', it's unlikely that you'll ever forget the characters of Omi and Jai (played by Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani), two slackers who constantly bum cigarettes from Lalan Miyaan (Saeed Jaffrey) and...
  • Sai Paranjpye's 'Chashme Buddoor': Tweet Review April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sai Paranjpye's hugely acclaimed film, 'Chashme Buddoor' is set to hit the screen yet again after a span of three decades. The film about friendship and innocent love has achieved the cult status over the years. And, the original pair Deepti Naval and Farooque Sheikh is back...
  • '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...
  • 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 Buddoor: Cherish the old world romance April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sai Paranjpye's hugely acclaimed film of 1981, 'Chashme Buddoor' is also rereleasing alongwith David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. Though the film is going to see a limited release under the PVR banner but it has created a good buzz among the film enthusiast. The film has been digitally...
  • Snapshot: Rare photo of Smita Patil and Deepti Naval hanging out together April 4, 2013

    A rare photo of actors Deepti Naval and Smita Patil hanging out together in jeans, shirts, high boots and sneakers. Naval posted this photo on her official Facebook page. ...
  • Watch: How the original 'Chashme Buddoor' was restored April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The digitally restored version of director Sai Paranjpye's 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' is all set to be released on April 5, 2013. The film stars Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani in the lead roles. The technical team working on the print of the film has...
  • Shooting for 'Chashme Baddoor' was like a picnic: Taapsee April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Taapsee Pannu, who makes her Bollywood debut with 'Chashme Baddoor' remake, says shooting for David Dhawan directed film was so much fun that she and her costar felt they were on a picnic. "It was en entertainment zone. We shot in Goa and it was like a picnic, a paid...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Deepti Naval to take to TV to counter tabloid March 31, 2013

    Almost a week after the tabloids splashed sensational headlines about Deepti Naval's verbal altercation with her housing society members over television interviews being conducted in the privacy of her flat, the traumatized actress is contemplating the legal route. As a more viable redress, Deepti intends to appear on trusted television channels...
  • Old 'Chashme Buddoor' never died down: Deepti Naval March 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Deepti Naval, who is all set to release the digitally restored version of the original 'Chashme Buddoor', has never felt that the film faded away from the viewers' mind. "I feel that the old 'Chashme Buddoor' never died down. People have gone on watching it as it's repeatedly...
  • Deepti Naval breaks her silence, criticizes media on Facebook March 28, 2013

    No one would associate Deepti Naval to any kind of misdeed. And that's why perhaps, when Mumbai Mirror article stated that how the actress was not running a prostitution racket at her place in the headline, eyebrows were raised. In what seemed to be a tiff between the actress and other...
  • Missed Govinda at 'Chashme Baddoor' shoot: David Dhawan March 17, 2013

    Mumbai: David Dhawan, who churned out a string of hits with Govinda, says his bonding with the actor was the best and he missed him while shooting for 'Chashme Baddoor' remake. Dhawan-Govinda duo rose in the film firmament with blockbusters 'Shola Aur Shabnam', 'Aankhen', 'Coolie No 1', 'Hero No 1', among...