Delhi 6

  • We have our films in the UAE, Australia and UK, but we need a stronger presence in the US: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The footprint of the over $2 billion Indian cinema industry is rapidly growing overseas, says National Award-winning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. He stresses that while non-traditional markets are vital, the US, powered by a three-million strong Indian diaspora, remains the biggest international market for Indian moviemakers. "America is an...
  • Working on 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' was like going to school: Mehra October 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, known for his directorials like 'Rang De Basanti' and 'Delhi 6', confesses that his last release 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' was one of the most challenging films that he had ever attempted. For him, it was like going to school every morning. 'Bhaag Milkha...' was a biopic on...
  • Divya Dutta is ready to do an 'unconventional' item number July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Critically acclaimed actress Divya Dutta, who has been amassing praise galore for her act in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', is now ready to groove to an 'unconventional' item number in an upcoming film. Divya is going to perfect her moves for an item song, the details of which have been...
  • The flying Sikh July 7, 2013

    CNN-IBN celebrates the life and times of an icon of Indian sports, the great Milkha Singh. ...
  • I am planning to direct films in the future: Divya Dutta June 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, who has proved herself as an actor with movies like 'Veer-Zaara' and 'Delhi-6', says she now wants to try her hands at film direction. "I would love to direct films and it's certainly on the cards," Divya told IANS. However, there's still some time before she dons the...
  • Sportsman Milkha Singh launches the music of 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' June 20, 2013

    Legendary sportsman Milkha Singh launched the music and theatrical trailer of a biopic made on his life, 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', on Wednesday. Farhan Akhtar plays Milkha Singh in the film. Sonam Kapoor, who has earlier worked with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra in 'Delhi 6', plays one of the female leads in...
  • I'll direct if no one else will do justice to my script: Prasoon Joshi June 3, 2013

    Prasoon Joshi is an Indian lyricist, script writer and advertising professional. He has won the National Award twice for his work in 'Taare Zameen Par' and in 'Chittagong'. His forthcoming project as the script and dialogue writer is the eagerly awaited 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' to be released in July 2013....
  • Sonam Kapoor: I like everything about stardom May 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Being a celebrity comes with a price but Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor says she likes everything about stardom, including the constant attention and the odd hours. "I like everything about stardom. I don't mind being in the public eye. If anyone tells you that they want to be a film...
  • Bollywood has become better for heroines: Divya Dutta February 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta feels that with Indian cinema completing 100 years, the industry has got better for the female actors. "I think it (Bollywood) has got better. This year, my seven films will be releasing and I have very different roles in each one of them," the 35-year-old said...
  • Sonam: Being Anil Kapoor's daughter is a privilege December 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Being a star kid has its positives, but the pressure to perform that comes with it can be challenging, says Sonam Kapoor, daughter of actor Anil Kapoor. However, no matter how challenging the situation is, the actress admits she is proud to be his daughter and says she has...
  • 'Pairon Talle' is not about the Delhi of 'Delhi 6' September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The media keeps reporting about the high crime rate in Delhi-NCR but not many films tried to explore the reasons behind it. Now, director Sidharth Srinivasan has come up with a film that will focus on the paradoxes existing in the neo-rich world of Delhi. Srinivasan explains about...
  • Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: Farhan trains like Olympians June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra of 'Rang De Basanti' fame, who is making a biopic on Milkha Singh, says the film's lead Farhan Akhtar went through gruelling training like an athlete to look the part. "My only brief to my team was that we are not preparing an actor, we...
  • Side roles to female lead: Aditi Rao's story February 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Aditi Rao Hydari is not new to Bollywood. Cinema lovers may remember her as the meek, sari-clad aunt from Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Delhi-6'. But three years after the 2009 film, she has broken the myth that character actors cannot play leads, by landing herself a starring role in 'London, Paris,...
  • Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy to give music for 'Milkha' February 7, 2012

    Mumbai: After Ashutosh Gowariker, another A.R. Rahman loyalist in Bollywood has had to switch to another composer. It is Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra who has teamed up with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy for the music of his new project 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' (BMB). "I've been very keen to work with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy for many years. We...
  • AR Rahman turns 46: A name that generates music January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a Bafta Award, a Golden Globe Award, four National Film Award, fourteen Filmfare Awards and numerous other awards, one couldn't ask for more. Wait. One can, if the name is A R Rahman. Rahman, once known as A S Dileep Kumar, entered into...
  • Will 'Players' change Sonam's 'good girl' image? January 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Gone are the days when Sonam Kapoor was seen as someone who can fulfil the slot of a quintessential Indian beauty. Her face has a very distinct Indian touch to it which coupled by some intelligent cloth selection makes her appear as a typical neighbourhood girl. However, Sonam...
  • Will 'Players' work for Abhishek, Sonam? November 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Showbiz is all about taking a chance. Abhishek Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor who were last seen sharing screen in Delhi 6 are back together with Players. A fitter Abhishek and cool chic Sonam look great together in the first theatrical trailer of Players, released lately. After romancing in the...
  • 'Tere Bin Laden' director's next a graphic novel October 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Director Abhishek Sharma, whose comic take on terrorism 'Tere Bin Laden' evoked a tremor of titters, is back -- this time with a graphic novel titled 'Munkeeman' which he intends to turn into a feature film. The 'Monkey Man' refers to the half-monkey, half-human creature which allegedly attacked and petrified...
  • Who are B'wood's Best Supporting Actors? April 27, 2010

    In Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, audiences had a feeling that Christoph Waltz as Colonel Hans Landa overshadowed lead actor Brad Pitt. It was no surprise then, that the Austrian actor won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for 2010. He did not forget to mention in his acceptance speech that without...
  • Divya Dutta goes to Hollywood March 29, 2010

    Versatile actress Divya Dutta, who wowed audiences with her performances in Delhi 6, Morning Walk and Welcome to Sajjanpur, has bagged a couple of Hollywood projects. One of them is Hisss, and she says it's one of her best roles. Directed by Jennifer Lynch, the film is about a snakewoman who...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz: Answers and winners January 2, 2010

    Here are the results of last week's Really Tough Movie Quiz are out. Find out if you are one of the lucky winners. Q1) Identify this recent superhit Hollywood film from the names of these characters who appear in it: Jackson Curtis Laura Wilson Adrian Helmsley Ans 1) 2012 Q2) Take a look at...
  • Pics: Biggest Bollywood hits and duds of 2009 December 30, 2009

    Mumbai: Kurbaan, Main Aur Mrs Khanna, Blue, London Dreams, Chandni Chowk to China, and Delhi 6 are some movies that have been 2009's biggest turkeys. ...
  • Watch: Bollywood hits and flops of 2009 December 30, 2009

    Mumbai: Kurbaan, Main Aur Mrs Khanna, Blue, London Dreams, Chandni Chowk to China, and Delhi 6 are some movies that have been 2009's biggest turkeys. ...
  • Dev D, Delhi 6 screened at 66th Venice Film Fest September 11, 2009

    New Delhi:Dev D was busy posing for shutterbugs, filmmaker Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra was debating the Bollywood syndrome. "We do suffer from the Bollywood syndrome, which one is very ashamed of. But anyway, having said that, it's definitely - I don't know whether you want to call it an experiment or...
  • BollyBuzz: Hangover to be remade in Hindi July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Will Delhi 6 be the only film in the race as India's entry for the Oscars? Did you know that Shweta Tiwari has packed her bags and left the jungle, quitting Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao? And Hollywood hit Hangover may get a Hindi twist to it. REMAKE OF...
  • Delhi 6, only contender for Oscars? July 27, 2009

    If the rest of the film producers don't wake up sooner, Delhi-6 might be the only film in the race for the Best Foreign Language Film Award category of the Academy Awards. That's because Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is so far the only maker who has recommended his film to Indian Motion...
  • Heading West: Prem Chopra stars in Hollywood film June 3, 2009

    New Delhi: At 74 when most actors head into the sunset, one of Bollywood's original bad men Prem Chopra is heading for Hollywood. "Prem naam hai mera, Prem Chopra (My name is Prem, Prem Chopra)" it was this memorable dialogue from the film Bobby that catapulted Prem Chopra to Bollywood's...
  • Delhi 6 director creates awareness about voting April 12, 2009

    Bollywood has never been so proactive to create awareness about voting. But this time from actors, to directors everyone one is spreading the same message – to exercise the right to vote. Delhi 6 director Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra is actively taking part in this year's election awareness programs to launch...
  • FLOP 10: The worst films of 2009 April 10, 2009

    Buzz18 critics pick the movies they hated the most in the year's first quarter. ...
  • Filmi Fiscal: Delhi 6 a flop, collections drop heavily March 4, 2009

    Made at a huge budget of Rs 48 crore, Delhi 6 managed to collect somewhere between Rs 14 to 16 crore in its first weekend but after that the figures began dipping. Distributors who bought this film at a high price are unlikely to get back the money they have...