Faisal

  • Snapshot: Faisal Khan spreads cheer as he performs 'filmy' dance moves during his birthday party 4 days ago

    Actor Faisal Khan, who is still remembered for his popular Bollywood project 'Mela', wowed his friends and guests when he broke into an impromptu gig during his birthday bash. Faisal, who recently turned a year older, celebrated his birthday at his residence. Take a look at the photos we got...
  • e lounge: Actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Parineeti Chopra on 'Daawat-e-Ishq' 5 days ago

    Bollywood actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Parineeti Chopra talk about their forthcoming movie 'Daawat-e-Ishq'. Directed by Habib Faisal, the movie is set to release on September 19. ...
  • Parineeti Chopra: I find it ridiculous when people call me a bubbly actress; I've done 4 films and there's nothing bubbly about them September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Parineeti Chopra, who is often known as one of the most bubbly actress in Bollywood, says she finds the title 'Bubbly' very disrespectful. "When people call me bubbly, I find it very disrespectful. I have done four films and there was nothing similar between 'Hasee Toh Phasee', 'Ishaqzaade', 'Shuddh...
  • Director-writer Habib Faisal taught Deccani Urdu to Parineeti Chopra for 'Daawat-e-Ishq' July 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The recently released trailer of Yash Raj Films' 'Daawat-e-Ishq' sees Parineeti Chopra and Anupam Kher speaking Deccani Urdu (Hyderabadi). The actress gives credit to director-writer Habib Faisal for helping them pick up the accent. "Habib sir knows Urdu well so half our job was done in the dialogues. Anupam sir...
  • Ali Faisal wasn't uncomfortable working with Vidya June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ali Faisal, who plays Vidya Balan's love interest in "Bobby Jasoos", says there was no awkwardness while working with the actress. "Instead, it was very comfortable," for Ali. "She is easy going and there was no awkwardness that she is a married woman and such...
  • Madhya Pradesh police seeks hearing through videoconferencing in sensitive cases May 21, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police is seeking video-conferencing facility in courts and jails for conducting hearing in sensitive matters, especially after the recent incident in which SIMI operatives allegedly raised inflammatory slogans against Narendra Modi. Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Nandan Dubey, however, said that the incident was just an attempt...
  • SIMI operative Gulrez provided help to terror-accused Abu Faisal: ATS April 28, 2014

    Gulrez, an alleged operative of the banned outfit Students Islamic Movement of India who was arrested on Sunday from Bhopal railway station area, had provided help to the terror-accused Abu Faisal, a senior officer of the Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad said. Faisal was recently re-arrested from Barwani, while Gulrez was arrested near...
  • MP ATS arrests suspected SIMI member Gulrez Ali April 27, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police's Anti- Terrorist Squad on Sunday arrested a Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activist Gulrez Ali from the station area when a police team from Delhi was about to bring back another SIMI activist Abu Faisal. ATS sleuths caught Gulrez from the station area where they were present...
  • 'Dawat-e-Ishq' first look: Will Aditya Roy Kapoor and Pareenti Chopra cook up a delicious love story? April 26, 2014

    The first look of Habib Faisal's 'Dawaat-e-Ishq' looks quite delectable. The lead pair of the film Aditya Roy Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra are seen trying out jalebis and at the background their is splash of colours. By the first look, the film promises to be a love story with food...
  • Pakistan: Chief judge in Musharraf treason trial quits bench March 27, 2014

    Islamabad: In a severe blow to the high-profile treason case against Pervez Musharraf, the chief judge conducting the trial on Thursday recused himself from the hearing after repeatedly being accused of bias against the former Pakistani military dictator. Justice Faisal Arab, the chief of the three-member bench conducting the treason trial...
  • Snapshot: Parineeti Chopra, Aditya Roy Kapur shoot for a song for 'Daawat-e-Ishq' March 6, 2014

    Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapur were currently spotted shooting for a song for their upcoming film 'Daawat-e-Ishq'. It is for the first time that Aditya and Parineeti have been paired together. Directed by Habib Faisal, the film also stars Anupam Kher and Karan Wahi. ...
  • US consulate employee shot dead in Pakistan February 10, 2014

    A Pakistani employee in the US consulate was shot dead on Monday by unidentified gunmen here in this Pakistani northwest city. Faisal Saeed, 33, was killed while he was coming out of his house in Gulbahar Colony, police sources said. Saeed was employed at the US consulate in Peshawar. Further probe into the...
  • 'Bewakoofiyaan' first poster: Sonam, Ayushmann go 'stupid' in love February 4, 2014

    With the new Bollywood onscreen pairings coming to surface, the new to join the bandwagon is none other than Ayushmann Khurrana and Sonam Kapoor. The two will be seen together in Yash Raj's upcoming film 'Bewakoofiyaan'. Directed by Nupur Asthana, the film is written by Habib Faisal and also stars...
  • Pakistani court issues warrant for Musharraf January 31, 2014

    Pervez Musharraf's legal woes mounted on Friday as a Pakistani special court conducting his treason trial issued a bailable arrest warrant for the former dictator and ordered his production on February 7. The three-judge court formed by the government to try 70-year-old Musharraf on charges of high treason for imposing emergency...
  • Habib Faisal is one of the finest filmmakers: Aditya Roy Kapur December 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who is working under filmmaker Habib Faisal's direction in 'Daawat-e-Ishq', says he is one of the finest in the industry. He also has praises for his co-star Parineeti Chopra. Faisal's earlier works include 'Do Dooni Chaar' and 'Ishaqzaade'. "It's a pleasure to work with Habib. He is...
  • Anupam Kher starts shooting for 'Daawat-E-Ishq' October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Anupam Kher has commenced shooting for Yash Raj Films' upcoming movie 'Daawat-E-Ishq'. The 58-year-old, who has been in the industry for more than three decades, said he still feels nervous at the first day of shoot. "The more I think I know about acting, the more...
  • Suicide bombing kills six in Afghanistan August 31, 2013

    Kabul: At least six people were killed and 20 wounded Saturday in a suicide bombing in Kandahar city in Afghanistan, an official said. "One suicide bomber tried to enter the Kabul Bank branch at Shahidan square in the city. He was intercepted. The attacker blew up his suicide jacket. Five people,...
  • UN inspectors arrive Syria to probe use of chemical weapon August 18, 2013

    UN inspectors have arrived in the Syrian capital, Damascus, on a mission to probe for the alleged use of chemical weapons. The 20-member team comprising inspectors and assistants were driven in a convoy of seven cars. They arrived at a five-star hotel in the heart of Damascus today and were whisked away from...
  • Would love to be a part of 'Do Dooni Chaar' sequel: Rishi Kapoor June 16, 2013

    Mumbai: He wowed everyone with his storytelling technique in award winning movie 'Do Dooni Chaar' and buoyed by the positive response to his middle-class drama, director Habib Faisal says he will certainly make a sequel to the film, but is waiting for a "kick-ass" script. Lead actor Rishi Kapoor is...
  • Aditya Roy Kapur teams up with Parineeti for YRF's next June 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Aditya Roy Kapur and the versatile Parineeti Chopra will share screen space in Yash Raj Films' (YRF) new production, to be helmed by 'Ishaqzaade' director Habib Faisal. 'Ishaqzaade', also produced by YRF, won a special mention for Parineeti at the 60th National Film Awards. The new as yet untitled...
  • Filmmakers have to do 'jugaad' for casting: Farhan Akhtar June 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who has helmed successful films like 'Dil Chahta Hai' and 'Don - The Chase Begins', says all the directors and producers in the film industry have to do 'jugaad' for casting. Casting is an integral part of the film's process and he says it is "actually one...
  • Pulkit Samrat: Ram Sampath is a genius June 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Music pulls in the audience for films, and actor Pulkit Samrat gives full credit to composer Ram Sampath for creating "killer" tunes for the forthcoming movie 'Fukrey'. He calls Sampath a "genius". "(The music of the film) is killer. Ram Sampath is a genius," Pulkit said here Friday on the...
  • India, Saudi Arabia to deepen counter-terror cooperation May 27, 2013

    Jeddah: India and Saudi Arabia have decided to further strengthen and deepen their counter-terrorism cooperation, nearly a year after Riyadh deported Abu Jundal, wanted in the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack. The counter-terrorism issue is emerging as a key area of cooperation between India and Saudi Arabia. Riyadh is concerned about...
  • I take fashion tips from Sonam: Ayushmann Khurrana March 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who has finished shooting one schedule of Yash Raj Films' untitled film with Sonam Kapoor, took a lot of fashion tips from his co-star. Praising Sonam's fashion sense, he said: "Pretty good. In fact, she is very talented and a style icon." "I keep on taking tips from...
  • Hockey: India robbed of a win, to play Pakistan for 5th place March 16, 2013

    Ipoh: A controversial penalty-stroke decision with 50 seconds left on the clock helped Malaysia force a 2-2 draw against India, which robbed the five-time Sultan Azlan Shah Cup champions of a chance to play for the bronze medal. India will now play Pakistan for the fifth place. India were leading 2-1...
  • Steven Spielberg to meet 61 Bollywood celebrities in India March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg is in India and will be meeting Amitabh Bachchan and other film personalities from Indian film industry at a party hosted by businessman Anil and Tina Ambani in Mumbai tonight at their residence. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was in Bhopal for Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha', flew...
  • 'Official probing charges against Pak PM committed suicide' January 27, 2013

    Islamabad: A senior anti-graft investigator, who was found dead in mysterious circumstances while probing corruption charges against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, had apparently committed suicide, Pakistani police has told the Supreme Court. Officials of Islamabad Police submitted an initial investigation report regarding the death of Kamran Faisal - an...
  • Pak investigator probing PM graft case found dead January 19, 2013

    Islamabad: A senior Pakistani investigator probing graft charges involving Premier Raja Pervez Ashraf was found dead in mysterious circumstances at his official accommodation in Islamabad on Friday, with his relatives alleging that he may have been murdered. Kamran Faisal, an Assistant Director of the National Accountability Bureau, was found hanging...
  • 'DID Li'l Masters 2': Faisal, autorickshaw driver's son, wins August 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Faisal Khan, whose father earns his living by driving an autorickshaw here, won the "DID Li'l Masters Season 2" on Sunday night. The 13-year-old won the Master Blaster title, a trophy and walked away with Rs 10 lakh. He won the crown by beating fellow contestant and seven-year-old Om Chetry from...