Delhi Safari

  • Nikhil Advani hospitalised after a reaction to medication December 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nikhil Advani, who was hospitalised at the Lilavati Hospital here after a reaction to medication, is recovering and is likely to be discharged by Monday, said a source close to him. "He had a reaction to some medication, so he was hospitalised at Lilavati a few days back. He...
  • There is no belief in animation: Nikhil Advani May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Long ignored, Indian animation has finally come into the limelight with Nikhil Advani's 'Delhi Safari', which won the best animated film honour at the 60th National Film Awards. The director says Indian cinema, celebrating 100 years, still doesn't recognise the power of animation. "There is no belief in animation....
  • Indian animation films are stuck in mythological mode January 23, 2013

    Chennai: It's sad but true that the $2 billion Indian film industry, touted as one of the largest in the world, still treats animation as an orphaned child. The Indian animation industry is pegged at $350 million and yet remains in the dark because of the size of our companies...
  • Govinda: Narmada is still waiting for right script December 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Govinda's daughter Narmada's Bollywood debut has always been the talk of the town, but nothing materialised. The veteran actor says she is still waiting for the right script to come her way. "Whenever anything is announced, I will let you know, we should not talk about it now. It...
  • Made 'Delhi Safari' for my daughter: Nikhil Advani November 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Nikhi Advani's 'Delhi Safari', which is in consideration for Best Animated Feature Oscar with 20 other films, says he made the film for his sixyearold daughter. The director has been behind relationship dramas like 'Kal Ho Naa Ho', 'SalaameIshq' and 'Patiala House'. When asked whether it was a risk...
  • 'Delhi Safari' in Oscar race, Advani thrilled November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nikhil Advani's 3D animation movie 'Delhi Safari' has been shortlisted for consideration for the best animated feature film category for the 85th Oscars. He is thrilled and urges Indian studios to start investing in such projects. "I am very happy. When I was making 'Delhi Safari', I had no...
  • 'Delhi Safari' in competition for the Oscars November 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian animation films 'Delhi Safari' and 'Hey Krishna' (Krishna Aur Kans) have been submitted for shortlist for the best animated feature film category of the 85th Academy Awards. Nikhil Advani's 'Delhi Safari' and Vikram Vetturi's 'Hey Krishna' will compete with 21 other animation feature films to make it...
  • Making films with Rs 100 cr motive is unfair: Nikhil October 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Director Nikhil Advani, whose animated film Delhi Safari hit theatres this Friday, believes films should be made to encourage art and not just with the motive of earning Rs.100 crore. "I believe if we are making films only for Rs. 100 crore, just for the magic number of 100 crore,...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'SOTY', 'Delhi Safari', 'Argo' October 20, 2012

    This week, Rajeev Masand reviews producer Karan Johar's 'Student of the Year' which has newbies including Aalia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra. The film is set in a school. Too long by about twenty minutes, the film couldve done with some tightening perhaps the clunky treasure hunt sequence...
  • 'Delhi Safari' Review: The 3D animation never talks down to its young audience October 20, 2012

    Cast: Cary Elwes, Christopher Lloyd, Vanessa Williams Director: Nikhil Advani There are more than a few lessons nicely woven into the plot of Delhi Safari, but thankfully this 3D animation film from director Nikhil Advani never talks down to its young audience, or beats them on the head with its overarching message...
  • First Look: Nikhil Advani's 3D film 'Delhi Safari' August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The first poster of animation film 'Delhi Safari' is out. Directed by Nikhil Advani, the film features the voices of Akshaye Khanna, Govinda, Suniel Shetty, Boman Irani, and Urmila Matondkar. Have a look. ...