Desi Boyz

  • Unfair to do a Bollywood film before learning Hindi: Bruna Abdullah August 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Bruna Abdullah, who is playing a lead in 'Grand Masti', says she waited to learn Hindi before signing up for prominent roles in Bollywood. The 26yearold Arab Brazilian actress made her debut with a small role in "I Hate Luv Storys" but she bacame famous with her item...
  • Actresses not just pretty faces anymore: Chitrangada July 27, 2013

    Mumbai: The role of actresses has evolved a great deal in the Indian film industry, believes Chitrangada Singh, who says they've come a long way from being just "pretty faces on screen" once upon a time. "Indian cinema has really evolved in the recent years and the role of actresses as...
  • Watch: 'Desi Boys' song gets a spiritual spin for 'Bajatey Raho' July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Remember the foottapping track 'Subah Hone Na De' from Akshay Kumarstarrer 'Desi Boyz'? Those who've performed to the chartbuster, would be shocked to know that the track has now been used for a devotional song. 'Bajatey Raho', director Shashant Shah's upcoming revengecomedy, features a devotional track which is...
  • Fun factor is the key element in choosing films: John Abraham March 9, 2013

    Mumbai: What is John Abraham's motto as an actor? Fun and commercial viability, perhaps in that order. He says that enjoyment is key when it comes to choosing a film. He knew he would enjoy shooting with Akshay Kumar in 'Desi Boyz' and Abhishek Bachchan in 'Dostana', amongst the primary reasons...
  • What's wrong in doing item numbers: Chitrangada July 17, 2012

    Mumbai: There was a time when Chitrangada Singh consciously stayed away from signing TV commercials and item numbers. But like they say, time and situation can trigger a change. Her hot new item number has become a topic of conversation among film buffs. But very few people know that while...
  • John Abraham gifts Akshay Kumar a superbike May 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Looks like John Abraham is someone who likes to keep his promises, especially to his good friend Akshay Kumar. Buzz is that taking into account the success of their third film together at the box office, Housefull 2, John is gifting Akshay a highend motorbike. Having first worked together seven...
  • Soon, film earning Rs 400 cr won't seem big March 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Last year quite a few Bollywood films made record collections of over Rs 100 crore at the box office, but Akshay Kumar claims that in next five years things will change so much that even Rs 400 crore won't seem a big amount. "After five years, Rs 400 crore will...
  • Omi Vaidya: Brilliant in '3 Idiots', boring now February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Raju Hirani's '3 Idiots' doesn't have many scenes where anybody other than Aamir Khan dominated, except some of the sequences where he had to face Silencer. The intensity of his acting was evident in the terrace scene where he challenges Amir Khan to come up with a more...
  • Ranbir Kapoor says no to Rohit Dhawan January 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor disappointed childhood buddy Rohit Dhawan by apparently turning down his next film. Mixing personal and professional relationships has often acted against the careers of several actors. Many senior actors in the industry have committed to projects for the sake of their friends, only to find no takers at...
  • My 'Joker' item number is sensuous: Chitrangada January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: First she opted for a glamorous role in 'Desi Boyz' and then she gave a nod to an item number. Actress Chitrangada Singh, otherwise known for serious roles, surprised all and sundry last year and says the response has been encouraging. "I really hope 2012 turns out to be...
  • Successful films on Deepika's birthday wishlist January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Deepika Padukone turned 26 today and the actress, who is working on three films currently, wishes that the new year brings her more success than 2011. 'Aarakshan' and 'Desi Boyz' hardly brought her any luck in the past year. This year will see her working on 'Cocktail' with Saif...
  • 'Rascals' voted the worst movie of 2011 December 26, 2011

    Mumbai: This year was a mixed bag of aweinspiring and disastrous movies. Ultimately the people decided which was a topper and which should not even have been attempted. Mid Day comes up with a list of such films. They made us laugh, cry, cringe and even scream in exasperation at times....
  • Chitrangada happy with move to commercial cinema December 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Dusky actress Chitrangada, who started her career with offbeat film 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi' in 2003, is glad she finally tried her hand at some commercial cinema this year. The actress was seen in 'Desi Boyz' recently and is happy with the way the year shaped up. "The year has been really...
  • Akshay Kumar launches new action channel December 16, 2011

    Actor Akshay Kumar has been roped in as a brand ambassador for a new channel 'Sonic', dedicated to action loving people. ...
  • Filmmakers look beyond my body now: John Abraham December 2, 2011

    Mumbai: From showing off his chiseled body in 'Dostana' to flexing his muscles in 'Force', John Abraham's body has been a central point for his filmmakers but the actor feels, now directors no longer approach him for his physique. "Films are a visual medium... From Shahrukh to Aamir..everybody maintains a great...
  • Behind the scenes: Akshay shoots for a commercial December 1, 2011

    Akshay Kumar's last release 'Desi Boyz' might not have set the box office on fire but that is not stopping the actor from shooting for a deodorant commercial. ...
  • Filmi fiscal: Rohit Dhawan's 'Desi Boyz' November 29, 2011

    Made on a budget of about 65 crore including print and publicity, 'Desi Boyz' collected 25 crore during the weekend. ...
  • Akshay wants to get back into 'action' mode November 29, 2011

    Mumbai: After starring in a number of Bollywood comedies, Akshay Kumar now wants to return to his action hero image. With films like 'Dabangg', 'Bodyguard', 'Singham' and 'Force' making hay at the box office, Akshay too wants to jump into the action bandwagon. "One of...
  • Masand: 'Desi Boyz' is a generic, indifferent film December 3, 2011

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Chitrangada Singh, Deepika Padukone Director: Rohit Dhawan 'Desi Boyz' stars Akshay Kumar and John Abraham as Jerry and Nick, best friends in London who lose their jobs when recession hits. Broke and desperate, they sign up to be male escorts because naturally that's the only job...
  • Chitrangada is the biggest prankster: Akshay Kumar November 25, 2011

    The cast of 'Desi Boyz', Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Chitrangada Singh and Deepika Padukone in a candid conversation about the film and the fun they had while filming it. ...
  • 'Desi Boyz' first day, first show: Tweet review November 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The debutant director Rohit Dhawan has reasons to be unhappy about the 'A' certificate that the Censor Board of Film certification has given to his film 'Desi Boyz' but the decision should not be seen with such surprise. The teasers of the film promise a good skin show...
  • Friday Release: John, Akshay back with 'Desi Boyz' November 24, 2011

    New Delhi: The debutant director Rohit Dhawan has reasons to be unhappy about the 'A' certificate that the Censor Board of Film certification has given to his film 'Desi Boyz' but the decision should not be seen with such surprise. The Hindi film industry has definitely come of age but...
  • Watch: making of John, Akshay starrer 'Desi Boyz' November 24, 2011

    Starring Akshay Kumar and John Abraham, the film is about two jobless guys who become male strippers to earn money. ...
  • 'Desi Boyz' gets A certificate November 23, 2011

    Mumbai: The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) last week viewed two of the most awaited films of the year, Rohit Dhawan's debut film 'Desi Boyz' and Milan Luthria's 'The Dirty Picture'. They were passed with an 'Adults Only' certificate, and the latter has suffered one minor cut. Rohit, whose dad...
  • John's comic timing is like Mr Bean: Akshay November 23, 2011

    Mumbai: Film star Akshay Kumar, who has delivered a number of comedy films like 'Hera Pheri', 'Housefull', 'Singh is Kingg' and 'Welcome', says he likes his costar and friend John Abraham's laidback style of comedy. After 'Garam Masala' that had released six years back, this is the second time Akshay and...
  • Deepika talks about the making of 'Desi Boyz' November 22, 2011

    Deepika Padukone visited CNNIBN to talk about her upcoming film 'Desi Boyz'. ...
  • Akshay Kumar to support sports events in Gujarat November 22, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and assured his support to the sports events organised by the state government. "Akshay Kumar, who paid a courtesy visit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, said that he will remain present on the inaugural function of Khel...