Divyendu Sharma

  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actor in a Comic Role January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Fortunate that I'm not from filmy background: Divyendu Sharma June 16, 2013

    Mumbai: There is a deluge of newcomers into filmdom and 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama' fame Divyendu Sharma does not feel the heat of the competition as he thinks that there are enough directors and banners for everyone. "I don't really think about the competition. I just want to do good work. I...
  • I'll do a serious role for the first time in 'Zaalim Dilli': Divyendu June 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Divyendu Sharma followed up the success of comedy entertainer 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama' with another comic project 'Chashme Baddoor'. He is now ready for some seriousness in his next movie 'Zaalim Dilli'. "I don't want to do cliched roles. I want to do something different. In this film ('Zaalim Dilli'),...
  • 'Zaalim Dilli' has no critical agenda: Ira Dubey June 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Ira Dubey says Japinder Kaur Baweja directed 'Zaalim Dilli' is a lighthearted film and has no social message. Although 'Zaalim Dilli' is based in Delhi, which is in the news for rising crime against women, the film has romance, heart break and action. "It is a lighthearted film. It...
  • Box Office success is crucial for actors: Divyendu Sharma June 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Divyendu Sharma of 'Chashme Baddoor' fame feels that commercial success is important for actors as it gives producers confidence to invest in them. 'Chashme Baddoor', directed by David Dhawan, was the remake of 1981 hit romcom of the same name, wherein three bachelors vie to get attention of...
  • Honey Singh to feature in a song in 'Zaalim Dilli' May 21, 2013

    Mumbai: For the first time, Indian rappermusic producer Honey Singh will be seen singing on the big screen in a song in 'Zaalim Dilli'. The film's director Japinder Kaur says it is a "dance number and it's a situational song". "This is for the first time that Honey Singh will feature in...
  • Divyendu Sharma bags his first solo lead in 'Zaleem Dilli' May 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Divyendu Sharma, who is riding high on the success of 'Chashme Baddoor', has bagged his first solo lead role in 'Zaleem Dilli'. The film will mark the directorial debut of Dubairaised filmmaker Japinder Kaur. The 30yearold actor made his Bollywood debut with 2011 hit film 'Pyar Ka Punchnama'. ...
  • I would like to work in more Bollywood movies: Taapsee Pannu April 15, 2013

    Actress Taapsee Pannu joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her movie 'Chashme Baddoor'. Q. Why are you people bringing the olde movies again and again.Is there a lucidity of original ideas in Indian cinema? Asked by: prathap A. It's a tried and tested funda which can work...
  • 'Chashme Baddoor' collects Rs 11.45 crore in two days April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor', a remake of 1981 film of the same name, has not only got thumbs up from the critics, but it has also managed to mint Rs.11.45 crore in the first two days of its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted: "'Chashme Baddoor' is off to...
  • 'Chashme Badddor' earns Rs 4.75 cr on the 1st day April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian cinema, in its 100 years' legacy, witnessed for the first time, the digitally restored version of Sai Paranjpye's 1981 'Chashme Buddoor', and its newage remake, David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor' this week. The latter seems to be doing better business, but the former seems to be setting pace...
  • Chashme Baddoor: I approach comedy through drama, says Divyendu April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Luv Ranjan's 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama' provided Divyendu Sharma the desired platform in the Hindi film industry. He plays Omi in David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. Divyendu opens up about his methods and relationship with David Dhawan during a candid conversation. Q: The character of Liquid gave you a footing in...
  • Chashme Baddoor: 15 'kameena' wisecracks from the film April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Here is a list of 15 wisecracks from David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor' that will have you in splits. 1: What's a kiss? Divyendu explains the mechanics of a kiss to a nervous Ali Zafar about to experience his first liplock: Yeh woh chumbakiya padarth hai jisse bak bak...
  • Why the leading men of 'Chashme Baddoor' make better standup comedians than actors April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: If you keep aside the fact that David Dhawan dared to remake a film that is considered a cult classic, 'Chashme Baddoor' can manage to tickle your funny bone. While the maker completely rips of the innocence that was associated to the original film and infuses slapstick humour in...
  • 'Chashme Baddoor' Tweet Review: First day, first show April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Buddy films always strike a chord among cine goers. And Sai Paranjpye's 1981 'Chashme Buddoor' had all the right ingredients to make it to classic's list. Light hearted comedy, innocence of the lead pair made the film an unforgettable one. Remaking a film which is still well etched in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Farooque Sheikh, Deepti Naval on new 'Chashme Baddoor' April 1, 2013

    One of the best classic comedies of all time, 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' has finally been digitally restored. Directed by David Dhawan, the 2013 'Chashme Baddoor' is a lighthearted drama, it stars Ali Zafar, Siddharth, Taapsee Pannu and Divyendu Sharma in the lead roles. ...
  • Ali Zafar: Will soon join 'Chashme Baddoor' team for promotions April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Pakistani actormusician Ali Zafar clarifies that he's away from 'Chashme Baddoor' promotion in India not due to visa problems but because he is busy shooting E. Niwas' 'Aman Ki Asha', a film on IndiaPakistan amity. "This is utterly baseless. I will join my costars Siddharth and Divyendu Sharma. I wish...
  • 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...
  • Taapsee Pannu has a crush on Ranbir Kapoor March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Southern actress Taapsee Pannu, who is working with veteran actor Rishi Kapoor in forthcoming film 'Chashme Baddoor', confessed to him about her crush on his actor son Ranbir. "While on the sets, Rishiji and Taapsee bonded well over food and films, their two favourite things. Taapsee blushed at the...
  • Old and new 'Chashme Buddoor' to clash on April 5 March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: More than three decades after it was first released, Sai Paranjpe's cult classic 'Chashme Buddoor' will woo Indian audiences again on April 5, 2013, the same day its modern-day remake opens in cinemas. Veteran actor Farooque Sheikh had acted in the original in 1981. Actors Ali Zafar,...
  • Actor Taapasee plans to learn Telugu to promote films March 4, 2013

    Chennai: Taapsee Pannu, a Punjabi girl who is popular in southern movies, feels that promotion of films in the language you know is fun and, therefore, she now wants to learn Tamil and Telugu. "Realising how much fun it is to promote your movie in the language you know. Even...
  • 'Chashme Buddoor' team seeks blessings from Farooque February 28, 2013

    Mumbai: The team of David Dhawan's version of 'Chashme Buddoor' recently met veteran actor Farooque Sheikh, who had acted in the original in 1981. Actors Ali Zafar, Siddharth, Divyendu Sharma and Taapsee Pannu, were at a suburban hotel here along with Dhawan, and sipping some coffee while discussing about the film's...
  • Ali Zafar, Siddharth perform at 'Chashme Baddoor' music launch February 20, 2013

    Directed by David Dhawan, 'Chashme Baddoor' stars Ali Zafar, Taapsee Pannu, Divyendu and Siddharth in the lead roles. The film's music was launched in Mumbai on Tuesday. ...
  • Never felt pressure of 'Chashme Baddoor' legacy: David Dhawan February 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker David Dhawan, who is back to tickle the funny bone of the audience with the remake version of 'Chashme Baddoor', today said he did not feel the pressure of recreating the magic of 1981 romcom having the same title. "I never feel the pressure of making films. People follow...
  • Taapsee makes a Bollywood debut in 'Chashme Badoor' February 19, 2013

    It is certainly raining offers for the vibrant Taapsee Pannu who made her debut two years ago with Telugu film 'Jhummandi Naadam' is now all set with her Bollywood project 'Chashme Badoor' after playing pivotal roles in Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil cinema. The actress will make her debut in...
  • Rishi Kapoor dons biker avatar in 'Chashme Buddoor' February 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor will be donning a completely new avatar of a biker dude in the remake version of 'Chashme Buddoor'. The 60yearold will be riding Harley Davidson in the bylanes of Goa and sporting innumerable tattoos like those of a star, flower, other abstract designs, mermaid...
  • 'Chashme Baddoor' First Look: David Dhawan is back February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The first trailer of 'Chashme Baddoor' is out. Directed by David Dhawan, the film stars Ali Zafar, Divyendu Sharma, Siddharth and Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles. The film is a remake of Sai Paranjpye's 1981 hit 'Chashme Buddoor'. ...
  • 'Chashme Buddoor' remake won't have 80s innocence: Deepti January 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Deepti NavalFarooq Sheikh starrer classic 'Chashme Buddoor' is being remade by comedy king David Dhawan but the veteran actress feels that the new film won't have the innocence of the 80s. The 1981 romantic comedy film starred Rakesh Bedi, Ravi Baswani and Saeed Jaffrey alongside the lead actors. The...