Himmatwala

  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand shares his top 5 hits and pits films of 2013 28-12-2013 04:22 PM

    On this special yearender edition of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand shares the top 5 hits and pits of Bollywood in 2013. ...
  • Here's Masand's hits and pits of 2013. What are yours?

    Here are Rajeev Masand's hits and pits of Bollywood in 2013. What are yours? ...
  • Rajeev Masand's top 5 hits and pits of Bollywood in 2013 27-12-2013 10:57 PM

    Mumbai: It's been a year of some big moneyspinners and a few surprise gems. Unlike 2012, which was a comparatively stronger year what with such unconventional hits as 'Kahaani', 'Barfi', 'Vicky Donor' and 'English Vinglish' emerging out of the mainstream, 2013 saw blockbusters like 'Chennai Express', 'Krrish 3' and 'Dhoom...
  • Good, bad, invisible: Movies you watched, missed in March-April 18-11-2013 02:01 PM

    New Delhi: As the year 2013 nears its end, we give you an insight into Bollywood films - both the hits and misses at the box office. While many films were trashed by critics, there have been a few that proved lucky for the industry and raked in the moolah....
  • Failure of 'Himmatwala' is my fault: Sajid Khan 28-10-2013 10:20 AM

    Mumbai: Director Sajid Khan, whose 'Himmatwala' remake starring Ajay Devgan tanked at the box office, said he chose the wrong project at the wrong time and the failure of the film was his sole responsibility. "As the captain of the ship, it is entirely my fault. I let down my...
  • Tamil actress Tamannah Bhatia cashing in on her desi image? 21-10-2013 04:34 PM

    Mumbai: After Sajid Khan's 'Himmatwala', it seems that actress Tamannah Bhatia wants to cash in on her 'desi' image. The southern beauty has been appointed the brand ambassador for sari brand Joh Rivaaj. The actress did a photo shoot Sunday for the brand. "It's nice to be associated with a...
  • 'Himmatwala' failed as '80s not shown in a contemporary way: Ajay 29-08-2013 10:08 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn, who played the lead in 'Himmatwala' remake, says he knew that the film would tank, primarily because the period of 80s, in which it is set, was not shown in a contemporary way. Ajay stepped into the shoes of veteran Jeetendra for the remake of the...
  • One flop film doesn't affect you: Ajay Devgn 22-08-2013 04:34 PM

    Mumbai: His last film 'Himmatwala' bombed at the box office, but Ajay Devgn, who has been part of the industry for over two decades, says a flop can't take a toll on his career. "One flop film doesn't affect you as you are not running short of good films. People...
  • Akshay Kumar is our godfather, says Sajid-Farhad 17-06-2013 06:46 PM

    Mumbai: After penning dialogues, writer duo Sajid-Farhad are ready to go behind the camera to direct their first film 'It's Entertainment' and they give credit to Akshay Kumar for not only motivating them to go for direction, but also being part of their project. Sajid told IANS: "I would say...
  • Why marketing has become so important in Bollywood 06-06-2013 10:09 AM

    New Delhi: In almost every interview to promote 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2', Sunny Deol brings up the point of spending huge amount of money on promotional events. The producers keep the promotional budget ready from the last day of shooting and they have their reasons for doing so, but there...
  • Bollywood's remake formula: Controversy in the air 12-04-2013 05:39 PM

    Bollywood is on a remake drive, or should we say overdrive?, Churning out and in some cases mauling classics of the 70ies and 80ies with varying degrees of success. ...
  • Sajid Khan is out of the 'Housefull' franchise after 'Himmatwala' debacle 11-04-2013 04:10 PM

    Director Sajid Khan has been shown the door out of the 'Housefull' franchise. Producer Sajid Nadiadwala has said that the three film deal they had was over with 'Heyy Baby' and the subsequent 'Housefull' and its sequel. The 'Housefull' franchise will now be announced every 2 years with a new...
  • Filmi Fiscal: David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor' rakes in Rs 22.6 cr in 4 days 10-04-2013 09:01 PM

    After commercial success with films like 'Heyy Baby', 'Housefull' and 'Housefull 2', filmmaker Sajid Khan had big expectations from his latest, the remake of 'Himmatwala'. Well that remake bombed. ...
  • Bollywood: Hits and flops of first quarter of 2013 09-04-2013 03:50 PM

    The first quarter of 2013 saw number of releases in Bollywood and while some films made it big, some failed at the box office. Here is the list! ...
  • 'Himmatwala' earns Rs 44.89 cr in the first week 05-04-2013 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: All the hype made around 'Himmatwala' seems to be dying down as the film has lost the race at the box office. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the film's business in the first week, "#Himmatwala collected approx. Rs 44.89 cr nett in Week 1. Rejected!" Sajid Khan,...
  • If not an actor, I would have been a doctor: Tamannaah 04-04-2013 07:06 PM

    From featuring as the fresh face of Indian Idol winner Abhijeet Sawant's album to an established Kollywood actress, Tamannaah has come a long way. And with Sajid Khan's 'Himmatwala', the actress has made her entry into Bollywood. The actress joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her movie 'Himmatwala'. Q....
  • 'Himmatwala' director Sajid Khan's claims fall flat 03-04-2013 09:14 AM

    Sajid Khan had claimed that his movie 'Himmatwala; would be a hit even before its release, saying it would make Rs 150 crores. ...
  • 'Himmatwala' opens below expectation, earns Rs 31 crore at BO 02-04-2013 01:10 PM

    'Himmatwala' on its release has managed to collect just Rs 31 crore in its three day weekend. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Himmatwala', 'GI Joe: Retaliation' 30-03-2013 01:30 PM

    The all-new 'Himmatwala' has many of the same problems that plagued the earlier film, and a few new ones of its own. ...
  • 'Himmatwala' review: It's deathly dull with puerile humour 29-03-2013 10:50 PM

    Cast: Ajay Devgn, Tammanah Bhatia, Paresh Rawal Director: Sajid Khan It must take a special kind of skill to remake a mediocre film like 1983's 'Himmatwala' without even marginally improving on it. Director Sajid Khan's pot pourri of excessive melodrama, puerile humor, cartoonish action, and garish songs plods on for...
  • Write your review: 'Himmatwala'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Himmatwala' is deathly dull with puerile humour. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes. ...