Jackky Bhagnani

  • Yes, we have a story for 'Youngistaan 2', says director Vashu Bhagnani April 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Producer Vashu Bhagnani and debutant director Syed Ahmad Afzal have much to rejoice about. The good response to their political drama "Youngistaan" has encouraged them to plan a sequel to the film already. "Yes, we have a story for 'Youngistaan 2'. And seeing the response (to 'Youngistaan'), we'll go ahead...
  • Meal with untouchables, Bengali president, UDA: 8 real things 'Youngistaan' borrows from India's politics March 29, 2014

    They say art imitates life. Films are based on real life situations, real instances. But is it okay to lift incidents and situation and make mere caricatures in films? Vashu Bhagnani's latest film 'Youngistaan' rides on the election wave and delivers a film which may have a good message but...
  • 'Youngistaan' review: The film is unnecessarily stretched out March 29, 2014

    Star Cast: Jackky Bhagnani, Neha Sharma, Farooque Shaikh, Boman Irani Director: Syed Ahmad Afzal 'Youngistaan' starts off promisingly as a fish-out-of-water comedy about a carefree, 28-year-old who is thrown into the messy world of politics when, after the death of his father, he's roped in to replace him as Prime Minister. Giving...
  • Jackky Bhagnani's 'Youngistaan': Tweet review March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Jackky Bhagnani turns a young PM in Syed Ahmad Afzal's 'Youngistaan'. The actor, who has featured in films like 'FALTU' and 'Rangrezz', transformed his look to like a politician. Produced by Vashu Bhagnani, the film focuses on a young man who is forced to take up the...
  • Jackky Bhagnani in 'Youngistaan': The similarities with Rahul Gandhi are too strong to ignore, but we'll have to wait and see whom he plays March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: If you thought Bollywood was only about romantic melodramas, you are grossly mistaken. For politics, which offers an interesting mix of drama, comedy, power, and cynicism, has invariably been one of the favourite themes of Hindi cinema. Even though politics is a sensitive subject as it involves commoner's...
  • Not portraying Rahul Gandhi in 'Youngistaan': Jackky Bhagnani February 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Jackky Bhagnani is playing a politician in 'Youngistaan', but his role is not modeled on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. "I am interested in politics and I have always kept a tab on it. You may find the similarity in the looks, but I am not portraying Rahul Gandhi...
  • Was to shoot with Farooq Sheikh today: Boman Irani December 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Boman Irani was due to shoot with Farooque Sheikh for an upcoming film in Indore Saturday. But the news of the latter's sudden death left Boman "shocked, numbed and saddened". Farooque was in Dubai for a family vacation when a cardiac arrest took his life late Friday night. He was...
  • Cannot believe Farooq Sheikh is no more: Amitabh Bachchan December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: When on screen actors were busy wooing their lady love with one liners, one actor changed the face of romance in early 80s. Farooq Sheikh brought innocence in his romance and clicked right away with the audiences. The 65-year-old actor died on Saturday morning of heart attack. And,...
  • 'Youngistan' is a beautiful love story: Jackky Bhagnani December 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Jackky Bhagnani says his upcoming film 'Youngistan' stands for the country's youth. The film is a love story set against the backdrop of Indian politics. It is directed by debutant director Syed Afzal Ahmad and stars Bhagnani, Neha Sharma, Farooq Sheikh and others. "For me as the name...
  • Snapshot: Is Jackky Bhagnani dating southern actress Nidhi Subbaiah? April 29, 2013

    Are former model and south cinema actress Nidhi Subbaiah and actor Jackky Bhagnani dating? They were recently spotted together at PVR Juhu. Subbaiah played the female lead in the film 'Ajab Gazabb Love', a romance comedy directed by Sanjay Gadhvi, opposite Bhagnani. ...
  • Golden Kela Awards: Ajay, Sonakshi named worst actors March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Son of Sardar' stars Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha have been named as the worst actors of 2012 while 'Joker' has earned Shirish Kunder the worst film and director trophies at the 5th annual Golden Kela awards here. Shah Rukh Khan was given a special award 'Superhit of...
  • Jackky copied my moves in 'Rangrezz': Rozlyn Khan March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Model-actress Rozlyn Khan says that Jackky Bhagnani has copied her dance moves in his latest film 'Rangrezz'. A press release from Rozlyn Khan has claimed so. Rozlyn shot a gangnum style video on the lines of Korean singer Psy some days ago. Apparently, she preferred to make the video...
  • 'Rangrezz' review: It's a mean and violent story March 23, 2013

    Cast: Jackky Bhagnani, Amitosh Nagpal, Vijay Verma, Priya Anand Director: Priyadarshan Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Way back, Tina Turner sang "What's love got to do with it?" Now in 'Rangrezz', the question is spun into a spunky dizzying drama of brutal love and betrayal. When love comes to shove, all hell breaks loose. It's...
  • Will 'Rangrezz' establish Jackky Bhagnani in Bollywood? March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Producer Vashu Bhagnani negotiated for months to get the rights of Korean singer Psy's hit number 'Gangnam style' for his Hindi film 'Rangrezz'. But seeing his son Jackky's performance in the film, the father feels it was all worth it. "It is finally worth it. I had a screening...
  • Not a curse being an industry kid: Jackky Bhagnani March 16, 2013

    Mumbai:Actor Jackky Bhagnani feels its not a curse to be a star kid and does not consider anyone falling in this category to be a competitor. Jackky was launched by his father, veteran producer Vashu Bhagnani, in 2009 with 'Kal Kissne Dekha' which bombed at the box office. But his...
  • Now Priyadarshan to act in a Malayalam movie March 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Priyadarshan will be making his acting debut in an upcoming Malayalam film. The director who has directed almost 87 films in several Indian languages including Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, will try his hands on acting now after being a director, producer and screenwriter. "I am acting in a...
  • Five years down, I hope to be known as an actor: Jackky Bhagnani March 15, 2013

    Actor Jackky Bhagnani joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his new movie 'Rangrezz'. Q. Is this a remake? Asked by: sameer A. Ya it's a remake of Tamil film 'Nadodigal'. Q. Down the line 5 years, where do you see yourself? Asked by:...
  • Rangrezz: Will Jackky deliver a hit this time? March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: A new poster of 'Rangrezz' has been released. Directed by Priyadarshan, the film stars Jackky Bhagnani and Priya Anand in the lead roles. The poster was tweeted by trade analyst Taran Adarsh. The film is scheduled to be released on March 21, 2013. ...
  • Jackky Bhagnani to star in an action-comedy film March 5, 2013

    b>Mumbai: Actor Jackky Bhagnani has been signed for an action-comedy to be produced by his father Vashu Bhagnani. "We have signed Jackky for an action-comedy film which yet to be titled. It is not a remake film. The idea is completely original," the producer told PTI. ...
  • Snapshot: Jackky Bhagnani on 'Nautanki The Comedy Theatre' February 19, 2013

    His films are yet to create any kind of mark at the Box Office and that's perhaps why Jackky Bhagnani is going all out to promote his new film 'Rangrezz' which is due for reelease. The actor recently appeared on the comedy show 'Nautanki- The Comedy Theatre' recently and performed...
  • 'Rangrezz' First Look: Jackky Bhagnani features in this tale of friendship January 30, 2013

    Jackky Bhagnani tweeted the first look poster of his forthcoming film 'Rangrezz' on Twitter on Wednesday morning. The film features Bhagnani and Priya Anand in the lead and has been produced by Vashu Bhagnani and directed by Priyadasrhan.The film will be released in the later part of 2013. ...
  • Jackky: Everything's not easy for a star kid October 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Jackky Bhagnani found it difficult to break people's notion that being a producer's son, he would have got everything easily. And the situation became worse after his first film 'Kal Kissne Dekha' didn't do well at the box office. "If my first film would have done well, no one would...
  • 'Ajab Gazabb Love' Review: It's not so lovable October 27, 2012

    Cast: Jackky Bhagnani, Niddhi Subbaiah, Arjun Rampal, Kirron Kher, Dharshan Jariwala, Arshad Warsi Director: Sanjay Gadhvi Rating: 1.5 out of 5 There is never a time or a place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single throbbing moment. That moment for the very rich, Rajveer Grewal (Jackky...
  • Wanted to do films beyond 'Dhoom': Sanjay Gadhvi October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Sanjay Gadhvi, who directed the first two films of the fast paced 'Dhoom' series says he decided not to be part of 'Dhoom 3' because he wanted to make films that come naturally to him. "I am trying to do every kind of movie because the process by...
  • Friday releases: 'Rush', 'Ajab Gazabb Love' November 1, 2012

    This Friday, two Bollywood films will be opening at the Box Office including Emraan Hashmi's 'Rush' and Jackky Bhagnani starrer 'Ajab Gazabb Love'. 'Rush' stars Emraan as Sam, a struggling news reporter keen to make it big in life. But when he takes on an assignment offered by a media...
  • Friday Release: Jackky, Nidhi's 'Ajab Gazabb Love' October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Jackky Bhagnani wasn’t successful in his first film but he waited till ‘FALTU’, which did well at the box office. He is returning for his third outing as hero in ‘Ajab Gazabb Love’. Directed by Sanjay Gadhvi, the film also stars Nidhi Subbaiah, Arjun Rampal and Darshan Jariwala...
  • I was a fat boy with asthma: Jackky Bhagnani October 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Jackky Bhagnani’s entry into Bollywood didn’t become memorable as the actor’s first film ‘Kal Kissne Dekha’ bombed at the ticket window, but Jackky came into limelight with the success of ‘FALTU’. Now, the actor is gearing up for his next release ‘Ajab Gazabb Love’. The song ‘Boom boom’...