DUM MAARO DUM

  • Failures teach what not to do: Rana Daggubati November 5, 2012

    Chennai: In his short and "experimental journey" in filmdom, the probability of success and failure has been high, says Telegu filmstar Rana Daggubati and adds that failures have taught him not to repeat the same mistakes. "Since my journey has been experimental, the probability of success or failure is high. But...
  • Actors turn singers: Gimmick or real talent? July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The young Sydney based Bollywood fan was hopping mad. Hey, I love Bollywood movies and rock with my favourite stars, but some things suck. As if dancing for their supper anytime, anywhere for megabucks was not gross enough, now these guys are leaping into croon mode with their...
  • Excited about Rohan Sippy's film: Ayushmann July 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Ayushmann Khurrana is going places after the success of his debut film "Vicky Donor". The actor has bagged his third project, an untitled romcom, to be directed by Rohan Sippy. Ayushmann, who is teaming up with Shoojit Sircar and John Abraham for Hamara Bajaj, will begin shooting Sippy's...
  • Rohan Sippy to direct Ayushmann in his next film May 31, 2012

    Mumbai: VJturnedactor Ayushmann Khurrana has finally signed a new project. Director Rohan Sippy has roped in the 'Vicky Donor' actor to feature in his next. Ayushmann has already signed John Abraham's next production, which is still some time away to go on the floors. Speaking about the actor's association with the...
  • Action films are my priority: Rana Daggubati May 6, 2012

    New Delhi: He won't say no to romantic movies, but actor Rana Daggubati admits action films will always be his priority. "Not that I don't want to do any romantic films, but action films will always be my priority. I have grown up watching 'Rocky' and 'Rambo' and I am...
  • It's good to be bad, says 'Hate Story' villain April 16, 2012

    Mumbai: After 'Shaitan', actor Gulshan Devaiah will once again be seen exploring his negative streak in forthcoming film 'Hate Story'. Unlike others, Gulshan doesn't fear getting typecast and says he is enjoying playing the bad guy. "There is a possibility that I might get typecast but I don't feel threatened. I...
  • Bollywood vs South: Prateik and Naga January 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Prateik's career started with a blockbuster 'Jaane TuYa Jaane Na'; alongside Imran Khan and Genelia D'Souza. He portrayed the role of Genelia's brother which won him appreciations from critics and earned him several awards and nominations. On the other, Naga Chaitanya debuted in Josh, a film based on...
  • Filmmakers shooting in Goa might get tax relief July 14, 2011

    In a bid to promote Goa as a film shooting destination, the state government is working on a tax relief scheme which aims to refund entertainment tax back to filmmakers, an official said today. "What it (scheme) envisages is that the tax which the filmmakers have to incur on say film...
  • No film shoots in Goa without declaration July 6, 2011

    Panaji: Post Dum Maaro Dum controversy, the staterun Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) has decided not to allow any shooting in the tourist hotspot without a declaration from filmmakers that the film will not spoil the image of the state. More than 1,000 days of film shoots are recorded in Goa,...
  • Court complaint against 'Dum Maro Dum' song June 2, 2011

    Jaipur: A complaint has been filed in a court in Rajasthan's Jodhpur city against Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone and makers of Dum Maaro Dum for an alleged indecent and obscene dance number in the Hindi film. The movie's director Rohan Sippy, producer Ramesh Sippy and music director Pritam Chakraborty have been...
  • 'Dum Maaro Dum' gets good response down south April 26, 2011

    Telugu star Rana Daggubati has turned out to be a crowd puller for Rohan Sippy's Hindi movie Dum Maaro Dum (DMD) that was screened in 46 theatres in and around Hyderabad. "We screened on three screens in IMAX and we had a fantastic collection. DMD was the most awaited film. Rana's...
  • 'DMD' mints Rs.6.2 crore on opening day April 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Rohan Sippy's Dum Maaro Dum may have been in the news for the wrong reasons, but the Abhishek Bachchanstarrer amassed Rs.6.2 crore in India on its opening day itself. The director is overjoyed with the response especially since the movie faced competition from the ongoing Indian Premier League...
  • Janta Verdict: 'Dum Maaro Dum' gets a mixed review April 22, 2011

    While the Janta appreciated Abhishek Bachchan's performance, they did not think much of Bipasha and Rana Daggubati's onscreen chemistry. ...
  • Masand: 'Dum Maaro Dum' is very haphazard April 22, 2011

    Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Prateik Babbar, Bipasha Basu, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Pancholi, Rana Daggubati Director: Rohan Sippy 'Dum Maaro Dum', directed by Rohan Sippy, is a heady cocktail of crime, deceit, love, sex and drama. And yet, somehow, it fails to come together as the slick action thriller that it set out to...
  • Hits continue to elude Bachchan junior April 21, 2011

    After delivering three big duds in a row, 'Dum Maaro Dum' is a do or die film for Abhishek Bachchan. ...
  • Case against 'Dum Maaro Dum' for indecency April 19, 2011

    Lucknow: An advocate filed a case in the Allahabad High Court Monday seeking a ban on the film Dum Maaro Dum on account of its "obscene and indecent contents". Advocate Ashok Pande also sought a ban of public exhibition of the song Dum Maaro Dum of the film or to suitably...
  • Abhishek, Rana to enter 'Maryada' April 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Actors Abhishek Bachchan and newcomer Rana Daggubati are set to enter Star plus show "Maryada...Lekin Kab Tak" to promote their upcoming film Dum Maaro Dum. Abhishek, who plays ACP Vishnu Kamat in the film will come to the rescue of the protagonists of the show Aditya (Rakesh Bapat)...
  • Goa panel delaying viewing of 'DMD': Distributors April 18, 2011

    Panaji: A highlevel panel set up by the Goa government for the prerelease screening of Dum Maaro Dum, which the government apprehends portrays the state negatively, is delaying viewing the film, the film's distributors said on Monday. Speaking to reporters outside the Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court here, Fox...
  • Now Showing: Movie reviews and a chat with AB Jr April 16, 2011

    This week on Now Showing, catch the movie reviews for 'Teen Thay Bhai', 'Scream 4', 'Rango' and 'Unknown'. Also catch childhood friends Actor Abhishek Bachchan and Director Rohan Sippy mix friendship and movies in their upcoming movie 'Dum Maaro Dum' and more. ...
  • Deepika gets a call and praise from Zeenat April 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Veteran actress Zeenat Aman, who has been rumoured to be upset about the lyrics of the new version of her song "Dum maaro dum", picturised on Deepika Padukone, has reached out to the young actress and congratulated her for looking "ravishing", says a source. "Zeenat Aman reached out to...
  • 'Not trying to upset Dev sahab, Zeenat aunty' April 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Actor Abhishek Bachchan on Wednesday said that he had no intention of hurting Bollywood legends Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman, who have expressed unhappiness over the way the cult song from "Hare Rama Hare Krishna" has been used in the film Dum Maaro Dum. "'Mit jaye gum' is not...
  • Watch: New 'Dum Maaro Dum' theatrical trailer April 6, 2011

    New Delhi: 'Dum Maaro Dum' is an upcoming thriller directed by Rohan Sippy and stars Abhishek Bachchan, Rana Daggubati, Bipasha Basu and Prateik Babbar. Deepika Padukone will be seen doing an item number in the film, a remix version of the popular song 'Dum Maaro Dum' from the 1971 hit...
  • Bipasha calmed Rana Dagubatti's initial jitters March 30, 2011

    Southern actor Rana Daggubati, who is paired with Bipasha Basu in his Bollywood debut Dum Maaro Dum, is not dating his costar but praises her for making him comfortable on the sets of the crime thriller. The film, which also stars Abhishek Bachchan and Prateik Babbar, is releasing April 22. "Being a...
  • Goa lawmakers to discuss 'Dum Maaro Dum' March 29, 2011

    Panaji: Already in the news for short skirts, bikinis and drugs, upcoming Bollywood flick Dum Maaro Dum (DMD) is all set to make waves in the Goa legislative assembly this week. Lawmakers in Goa are likely to discuss a calling attention motion moved by former tourism minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco,...
  • Music review: Dum Maaro Dum March 21, 2011

    Film: Dum Maaro Dum; Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyricist: Jaideep Sahni; Singers: Anushka Manchanda, Ash King, Sunidhi Chauhan, Papon, Zubeen Garg, Abhishek Bachchan, Earl, Ayush Phukan and Mohit Chauhan; Rating: *** Pritam Chakraborty is back on track after the notsorocking music in the film Thank You. For Dum Maaro Dum, the...
  • Abhishek Bachchan cheers for Team India March 17, 2011

    Junior Bachchan speaks about Colin Firth, his upcoming movie 'Dum Maaro Dum' and how he hopes India wins the World Cup. ...
  • Release dates don't matter for good films: Abhishek March 10, 2011

    Mumbai: Although April is being considered a risky month to release films because of cricket tournaments like World Cup and IPL and school exams on top of that, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan is unperturbed even though two of his films are being releasing next month. April 1 will see murder mystery...
  • Deepika won't perform at IndiaSA match March 9, 2011

    Mumbai: The title track of the film Dum Maaro Dum will be launched during the crucial IndiaSouth Africa match in Nagpur on Saturday, but actress Deepika Padukone, who features in the song, will not perform at the event. More than 45,000 people are expected to attend the match at the Vidarbha...
  • The Big B connect in 'Dum Maaro Dum' November 14, 2010

    Abhishek Bachchan's role in Dum Maaro Dum is a homage to his father Amitabh Bachchan's portrayal of an irate cop cleansing corruption in the 1970srelease Zanjeer. Says a source, "Abhishek's role in Dum Maaro Dum of a cop on a drugbusting mission in Goa has distinct shades of his dad's careerturning...
  • 'Dum Maaro Dum' release date postponed November 13, 2010

    The release date of Abhishek Bachchanstarrer Dum Maaro Dum has been shifted to 22nd April from 4th February, as producers Fox Star Studios and Ramesh Sippy wish to cash in on the Easter weekend. "We are in the midst of researching for the film amongst various target groups and are excited...