Hawas

  • I never left 'Hawaa Hawaai' for money, says Amit Sadh 15-02-2014 09:03 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Amit Sadh wonders why the news about his exit from Amole Gupte's 'Hawaa Hawaai' has been blown out of proportion. He says he didn't walk out of the movie due to monetary issues. "I don't know why the issue has become so big. I think I attract controversy...
  • Farooq was fantastic and deserved more work: MS Sathyu 29-12-2013 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: It was on "intuition" that M.S. Sathyu gave a big screen break to a young, innocent-looking Farooq Sheikh 40 years back in 'Garam Hawa'. His talent, says the filmmaker, was "fantastic". However, he rues that the late actor didn't get as much work as he truly deserved. Farooq's...
  • Shabana distraught over news of Farooq's death 28-12-2013 05:59 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Shabana Azmi, Farooque Sheikh's co-star for 21 years in the popular play 'Tumari Amrita' who had also worked with the actor in several films, is devastated with the news of his sudden death. One of Indian cinema's finest actors, Farooque was on a holiday with his wife and...
  • Farooq Sheikh: The blue eyed boy of the parallel cinema movement 28-12-2013 05:21 PM

    Mumbai: With his boy-next-door persona and understated style, Farooq Sheikh made his entry into films at a time when the parallel art cinema was making its presence felt and he went on to work in some of the best movies of that era. Sheikh passed away in Dubai late last...
  • ADFF: 'Garm Hava' screening leaves Sathyu emotionally charged 26-10-2013 04:57 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Legendary filmmaker M.S. Sathyu has watched his film 'Garm Hava' countless times in almost 40 years since it was made. Each time, the movie, based in post-independence era, leaves him emotionally charged. At the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) here, it was no different. The audience joined him...
  • Amol Gupte impressed with Saqib's performance in 'Hawaa Hawaai' 16-09-2013 01:33 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Amol Gupte, who is working with Saqib Saleem in his next film 'Hawaa Hawaai', is impressed with the actor's performance. "Frankly, I was not prepared for it, but I am proud to have Saqib on board. Whatever little we have shot has left me impressed," Gupte said in...
  • 'Hawa Bodol' dialect in sync with characters' standings 25-03-2013 02:02 PM

    Kolkata: Observing the use of some dialect by one character in 'Hawa Bodol' does not look out of place and in sync with the character's standings, popular actor Rudranil Ghosh says celluloid fiction is not divorced from reality. "I won't say one must liberally sprinkle all commonplace words in a...
  • Rajasthan: Hawa Mahal's colour fades in first wash 06-01-2012 07:17 AM

    Jaipur: In a shocking lack of concern, Hawa Mahal, the 213-year-old iconic monument, was washed with fire tender jets damaging its pink signature paint. The Rajasthan government did this as a part of its cleanliness drive before the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas. The heritage structure now wears a faded look and...
  • Jats end stir, Hooda to set quota commission 26-03-2011 07:35 AM

    New Delhi: The Jat protestors have withdrawn their three-week-long protest after talks with Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. An official confirmation is likely to take place on Saturday afternoon. The Jats have been demanding reservation in government jobs under OBC quota. The meeting with Hooda has resulted in the setting...
  • Agitating Jats continues stir, trains affected 25-03-2011 12:54 PM

    Hisar: Notwithstanding the Punjab and Haryana High Court order directing Jats not to disrupt movement of trains, activists of All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti on Friday continued to squat on various rail tracks in Haryana. The ongoing three-week-long stir by Jats has badly affected rail traffic in northern India,...
  • No end to Jat stir, rail services remain disrupted 24-03-2011 12:44 PM

    Chandigarh: Jat agitators continue to wreak havoc on the rail traffic in northern India where a number of trains have been cancelled and some cut short of their destination. The Jat body spearheading the agitation said they will not relent until their demand was met. "There is no going back...