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  • Irrfan Khan: Hope Kolkata International Film Festival inspires the upcoming generation to tell their own stories November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Delighted to attend the opening of the 20th Kolkata International Film festival (KIFF) here, actor Irrfan Khan hoped the event would encourage youngsters to narrate stories they believe in, help them find their own voice and engage a global audience through their craft. Boasting of a rich oeuvre of 137...
  • Bachchan family, SRK, Bollywood fire-up the opening ceremony of Kolkata film festival November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: In a splendid show of Bollywood camaraderie and the mingling of politicians and celebrities, the 20th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) -- India's second oldest movie fest - was inaugurated here Monday by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan. It was...
  • Irrfan Khan thanks Shoojit Sircar for 'Piku' November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Irrfan Khan has thanked director Shoojit Sircar for for bringing him, Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone on one platform in 'Piku'. The 'Paan Singh Tomar' star took to twitter to share his excitement about the upcoming film. "Thank you @ShoojitSircar for bringing all of us together @SrBachchan, @deepikapadukone in this...
  • Shoojit Sircar set to shoot second schedule of Amitabh Bachchan-Deepika Padukone starrer 'Piku' next month in Kolkata October 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku', which brings together Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan for the first time, will begin shooting its second schedule in Kolkata next month. The film's first schedule was completed in Mumbai from August-September 2014. "We have the best of the talent coming together for a refreshing tale...
  • Is Tabu working with Meghna Gulzar on a film based on the Aarushi Murder case? October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar, who is directing a film based on Aarushi Muder case, has reportedly teamed up with Tabu again for the film. When asked to confirm the news, Meghna didn't deny the news, but said: "I am unable to comment on that right now. I am extremely sorry." Sources close...
  • Irrfan Khan to head Abu Dhabi film fest jury October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan will preside over the Narrative Feature Competition Jury at the forthcoming Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF). The actor, known for his performance in movies like "The Namesake", "Slumdog Millionaire" and "Life Of Pi", will lead a jury comprising Algerian novelist and academic Waciny Laredj, English...
  • Imran Khan: Indian actors don't get good roles in Hollywood; you're either the hero's friend, or the convenience store owner October 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Actors like Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur may be making inroads into the Hollywood scene, but actor Imran Khan feels the American film industry lacks good roles for Indian talent. "To be honest, I don't think Indian actors get good roles in Hollywood. You either get to be...
  • 'Haider' is Tabu's best performance till date: Irrfan Khan September 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Irrfan Khan, who plays Tabu's dead husband in Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider', says it is the best performance of the star's career. The 'Maachis' actress would be seen playing the role of a mother in the modern adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy 'Hamlet'. "Tabu has brought in a modern day mother India in...
  • Our industry makes a lot of money, but our films don't travel: Irrfan Khan September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who Monday graced the opening ceremony of the fifth Jagran Film Festival here, said it's vital for Indian movies to travel to get exposure. Jagran Film Festival is a travelling movie gala held in 14 Indian cities including Mumbai, Kanpur, Lucknow, Agra, Meerut and Varanasi. Praising the initiative,...
  • I was apprehensive about playing Shahid Kapoor's mother in 'Haider'; Vishal Bhardwaj had a tough time convincing me: Tabu September 4, 2014

    The relationship between Shakespeare's tragic hero Hamlet and his mother Gertrude has always been a reason for discourse and debate among literature students and filmmakers. The haunted son, the seemingly apathetic mother, the struggle for power, have all been adapted on stage, in fiction and in films, over time. Next month,...
  • Anup Singh's film 'Qissa' gets its release date August 28, 2014

    Mumbai: After globetrotting at various film festivals, independent filmmaker Anup Singh's acclaimed Punjabi film "Qissa" is set for a theatrical release in the country Sep 26 courtesy PVR Director's Rare. "#PVRDirectorsRare & @NFDCIndia to release @QissaTheFilm in India on Sep 26. @Irrfan_k @TillotamaShome @Tiscatime @_PVRCinemas @PicturesPVR," Shiladitya Bora, head of PVR...
  • Irrfan Khan: It's time we start inspiring world cinema August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who has made his presence felt in Hollywood with some big projects, feels the time has come when Indian films and filmmakers start inspiring the world with their talent and stories. "We keep looking to Hollywood cinema for inspirations. But I feel, it is time that we...
  • Irrfan Khan's 'Qissa', set in 1947, is about a girl who is forced to marry a woman; 10 really interesting films to look out for this year August 6, 2014

    While first half of 2014 was dominated by new stars and small budget films, second half of the year will see the film releases of big budget films featuring superstars. There are also some critically acclaimed Indies lined up for a commercial release in the later part of the year....
  • Kangana Ranaut and Irrfan Khan to feature in country's first IndoFrench production 'Divine Lovers' July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Director Sai Kabir's upcoming film, Divine Lovers, has officially qualified as a French film following a green light from the French Film Commission. The commissioner, Franck Priot, has become a mentor for the film and for the director himself. What this means for the film is that Divine...
  • Irrfan Khan, Tillotama Shome win best actor award for 'Qissa' in Australia July 4, 2014

    New Delhi/Queensland: Indian actors Irrfan Khan and Tillotama Shome were named the best actors at the recently concluded International Film Festival of Queensland (IFFQ) in Australia, for their performances in 'Qiss'. The movie also won the best director award for Genevabased Anup Singh. IIFQ concluded Wednesday with the announcement of the...
  • Confirmed! Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku' gets a release date June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar's next directorial "Piku" starring megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan will hit the screens April 30, 2015. The first schedule of MSM Motion Pictures, Saraswati Entertainment Creations Limited (SECL), Sircar and Ronnie Lahiri's Rising Sun Films' project will go on the floors in August...
  • 'The Xpose' review: A wooden Himesh Reshammiya makes a caricature of '60s thrillers May 17, 2014

    Cast: Himesh Reshammiya, Zoya Afroz, Ananth Mahadevan, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Sonali Raut, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Bharat Dhabolkar, Jesse Randhawa, Rajesh Sharma Director: Ananth Mahadevan Rating: 1.5/5 What genre does a film fall in, if the hero always enters a scene in slowmotion? And what if the accompanying earsplitting background score makes...
  • It's been my dream to work with Amitabh Bachchan: Jisshu Sengupta May 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Shoojit Sircar's next film "Piku", which already has a formidable cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone, just got more interesting. It now stars Bengali star Jisshu Sengupta in the romantic lead opposite Deepika. Jisshu, who made his Bollywood debut opposite Ileana D'Cruz in a guest appearance in...
  • After Namesake, Irrfan Khan to team up with director Mira Nair for a dance film? April 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Brilliant actor Irrfan and internationally renowned USbased Indian director Mira Nair are likely to again team up for 'The Bengali Detective', a film about a middleaged detective in Kolkata who is keen to learn contemporary dancing. The two share a mutual admiration for ever since they created magic in 'The...
  • Divine Lovers: Sai Kabir announces next project starring Kangana Ranaut, Irrfan Khan April 29, 2014

    Mumbai: After playing the startling female lead of 'Revolver Rani', Kangana Ranaut is all set to do another film with the movie's director Sai Kabir. The new project, titled 'Divine Lovers', will also feature Irrfan Khan. "I'm doing a film called 'Divine Lovers' with Kangana and Irrfan in the lead. It...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Aamir Khan voted the best actor of 2013 for 'Dhoom 3' April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Well, the results are in, and it seems we still haven't had enough of the rugged, muscular hero. And the winner of the IBN Live Movie Award for Best Actor is -- Aamir Khan for 'Dhoom 3'. If there is any actor who has proved 'typecasting' is...
  • Acting takes precedence for filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia April 10, 2014

    Mumbai: For the next one month and more, filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia will completely turn into an actor. He will be shooting for two projects every day. "I am reviving the days of Shashi Kapoor and Govinda who did more than one shift per day. No actor does double shifts any more....
  • I have tried to emulate Pran in 'The Xpose': Yo Yo Honey Singh April 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Rapper-composer Yo Yo Honey Singh, who is making his acting debut with the film 'The Xpose', says he has a small negative role in the movie and that he has tried to copy legendary actor Pran in it. "My role in this film is like a cameo, I am coming...
  • I have no regrets about the films that I have worked in: Irrfan Khan April 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Irrfan Khan, who is playing a significant role in the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park film series titled 'Jurassic World', will begin shooting the much anticipated movie in Hawaii. "The film will be produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Colin Trevorrow. The first schedule of...
  • 5 hilarious dialogues from Himesh Reshammiya's 'The Xpose' that may give you a stomach ache April 6, 2014

    Fireworks in the sky, women are gyrating at decadent parties and the men sipping drinks wearing sharp suits and bow ties. Add to it weirdly rhyming, super cheesy dialogues, and this is what the Bollywood of the '60s looks like in the trailer of Himesh Reshammiya's latest film 'The Xpose'. Here...
  • Dhoni wins 2014 Asian award for outstanding achievement in sports April 5, 2014

    London: On a roll in the ongoing World Twenty20 where his team have entered the final, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has another reason to smile as he has won the 2014 Asian award for outstanding achievement in sports in London. Dhoni, currently in Bangladesh leading India in the ICC...
  • First look: Himesh Reshammiya and Honey Singh take a trip back to the '60s in 'The Xpose' April 4, 2014

    There are fireworks in the sky, women are gyrating at decadent parties and the men are sipping drinks wearing sharp suits and bow ties. This is what the Bollywood of the '60s looks like, in Himesh Reshammiya's latest film 'The Xpose'. The film, which has been produced by Vipin Reshammiya...