Gurinder Chadha

  • Gurinder Chadha: Indian filmmakers are certainly making a mark, but there is still room for growth May 11, 2014

    Mumbai: British director of Indian origin, Gurinder Chadha feels that even though some great movies are being made in Bollywood, there is a dearth of excellent filmmakers in the industry. "There are some great films being made like 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', '3 Idiots', 'Peepli Live', 'Dhobi Ghaat', 'Queen', 'Vicky Donor' and...
  • New York Indian Film Festival to spotlight Gurinder Chadha March 18, 2014

    New York: The 14th Annual New York Indian Film Festival will put the spotlight on British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of her acclaimed film 'Bhaji On The Beach'. The six-day festivities at the oldest and most prestigious film festival for Indian cinema in North America from...
  • Gurinder Chadha wants Saif as Nehru in her next June 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Britain-based Indian filmmaker Gurinder Chadha sports a new look and is ready to wear the director's hat again. She'll soon begin filming a movie on partition, to be shot in Delhi and Jodhpur, and is keen to rope in Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan as Jawaharlal Nehru in it. Chadha,...
  • Rahman to compose for Hollywood's 'Ramayana' July 23, 2011

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winner A R Rahman, Gurinder Chadha and Paul Berges are coming together for director Kevin Lima's Bollywood-style animated musical adventure 'Monkeys of Mumbai'. Lima, who directed Disney's animated 'Tarzan' before turning to the live-action hits like '102 Dalmations' and 'Enchanted', has signed on to helm Dream Works Animation's new project,...
  • 'No weddings, no Punjabis in my next film' May 6, 2010

    Gurinder Chadha has decided to move on. The Britain-based Indian filmmaker says she will leave behind her usual marriage formula in new projects, one of which is a children's film focusing on ecology and another that trails her own family history. "At the moment I am working on a children's film,...
  • 'It's a Wonderful Afterlife' No.7 in the UK April 28, 2010

    The much talked about Gurinder Chadha Ealing comedy, It’s a Wonderful Afterlife opened to a successful weekend at the box-office in the UK. The film which opened with paid previews on April 21, 2010 has grossed GBP 464,468 in its opening weekend. This feat has catapulted the film on to...
  • 'It's a Wonderful Afterlife' Premiere April 14, 2010

    The premiere begin with loud Punjabi music as the director of It's a Wonderful Afterlife Gurinder Chadha enters along with the rest of the star cast. The film revolves around a mother who is desperate to find her daughter a perfect match. The film also stars Sendhil Ramamurthy of Heroes...
  • Sendhil on 'It's a Wonderful Afterlife' April 6, 2010

    He became famous as the geneticist in hot TV series Heroes. And now he's playing a major role in Gurinder Chadha's It's a Wonderful Afterlife, releasing in May 2010. IBNMovies spoke to Sendhil Ramamurthy in an EXCLUSIVE interview on his experience, and also his Bollywood plans. First up, let's talk about...
  • Shabana Azmi Chat Friday 1700 hrs IST April 1, 2010

    Shabana Azmi is one of the most versatile actors who has managed to strike a balance between arthouse and commercial cinema.The daughter of renowned Urdu poet Kaifi Azmi, she has also acted in numerous international ventures. A National Award winner and theatre personality, Shabana has also been a nominated Rajya...
  • Watch: Gurinder Chadha on her upcoming flick December 12, 2009

    The director explains the movie as a horror-comedy film. ...
  • Gurinder Chadha deals migration with humour December 10, 2009

    Panaji: Gurinder Chadha, the director behind the hit Bend it Like Beckham, is one of a trio of Indian-origin women directors wowing the world with their unique style. But unlike Deepa Mehta or Mira Nair, Gurinder's films have a distinctly earthy feel. Whether it was Beckham or Bhaji on the Beach,...
  • Wuthering Heights gets Bollywood-style facelift May 5, 2009

    London: Five years after Gurinder Chadha's Bollywood version of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, another classic Victorian tale is getting an Indian makeover. Emily Bronte's tale of passion, revenge and destiny - Wuthering Heights - has been adapted in a Bollywood-style musical for the West End. Playwright Deepak Verma says,...
  • Get ready to laugh with It's a Wonderful Afterlife February 2, 2012

    London: Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha is on the studio floor at her favourite Ealing Studios in West London for her latest production It's a Wonderful Afterlife. The film is a supernatural comedy about an Indian mother obsessed with getting her daughter married. It's a Wonderful Afterlife's theme for the Bend It...
  • Of Gurinder Chadha, perfect snogging and thongs July 17, 2008

    London: Six years after her much acclaimed Bend It Like Bekcham and a year after she had her twins, UK-based filmmaker Gurinder Chadha is back with another British film, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging. The film is slated to release on July 25 and don't let the title mislead you....
  • Gurinder to name kids as Ash, Abhishek June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Gurinder Chadha, who directed Bend it Like Beckham wants to name her twin babies after Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, a newspaper reported on Thursday. "If I have a boy and a girl I will call them Ash and Abhishek," Gurinder quoted as saying in the Times of...