Kabir Khan

  • India, Sri Lanka should beware of us: Afghanistan coach Khan February 28, 2014

    Fatullah (Bangladesh): Buoyed by a spirited effort from his boys against heavyweights Pakistan, the Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan on Friday sounded a warning bell for India and Sri Lanka stating that they are "hungry to win" a match in the ongoing Asia Cup tournament. Afghanistan on Thursday had reduced Pakistan to...
  • Can Kabir Khan repeat the success of 'Ek Tha tiger' with 'Phantom'? January 22, 2014

    Srinagar: Kabir Khan, the director of Bollywood movie 'Phantom', Tuesday expressed happiness over his shooting schedule in the Kashmir Valley and hoped he would be back here to shoot another of his movies soon. In a tweet to Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, at the end of nearly two-week-long shooting schedule in...
  • Phantom: Saif, Katrina to feature in 'Ek Tha Tiger' director's next January 18, 2014

    Gulmarg: There is no outdoor location in the world more beautiful and enchanting than Kashmir and nothing can beat the magic of Gulmarg in winter, director Kabir Khan said Friday. Kabir Khan is currently directing Sajid Nadiadwala's thriller 'Phantom', based on the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai and their fallout. The film...
  • Salman Khan, Kabir Khan to re-unite in an untitled film November 1, 2013

    After Ek Tha Tiger, Bollywood actor Salman Khan will team up again with Director Kabir Khan in a yet to be titled film. According to reports, the film will be released next year. Currently, Kabir Khan is shooting with Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif for Phantom. ...
  • Afghanistan seek World Cup boost from India, Pakistan October 5, 2013

    Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan is pleading with India and Pakistan to help his team make an impact in their maiden World Cup appearance in 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. Afghanistan booked their place in the game's global showpiece by beating Kenya by seven wickets on Friday and now will look...
  • Afghan fans celebrate reaching cricket World Cup October 4, 2013

    Kabul: War-torn Afghanistan erupted in wild celebrations Friday as its cricket team beat Kenya to qualify for the 2015 World Cup, just 12 years after the game took hold in the wake of the Taliban's fall. About 3,000 fans packed onto the field at Kabul's only cricket stadium to watch...
  • Kabir Khan, Aqib Javed put friendship aside in World Cup pursuit October 3, 2013

    Sharjah: Kabir Khan insists he and former Pakistan teammate Aqib Javed will remain close friends despite their Afghanistan and UAE teams locked in a race to reach the 2015 World Cup. Afghanistan coach Kabir is set to be celebrating on Friday when his side tackle Kenya in the concluding World...
  • Afghanistan want direct passage to World Cup: Coach September 30, 2013

    Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan is backing his team to clinch back-to-back wins over Kenya in Sharjah on Wednesday and Friday and seal direct qualification for a maiden outing at the World Cup. "It is very important for us to qualify directly, otherwise there would be extra pressure on the boys to...
  • Kabir Khan to cast Saif Ali Khan in post 26/11 counter-terror film August 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kabir Khan's last film 'Ek Tha Tiger' was about the life of a RAW agent. He is now set to cast actor Saif Ali Khan in a film about counter-terrorism post the 26/11 Mumbai attack. The film is to be written by Hussain Zaidi, a prominent crime writer whose...
  • Bolly Buzz: Katrina, Saif to team up for Kabir Khan's next August 2, 2013

    After 2008 film 'Race', Katrina Kaif & Saif Ali Khan will team up again for filmmaker Kabir Khan's yet-to-titled film. The movie will be produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. Sources say the film was given to Priyanka Chopra when Katrina couldn't adjust her dates to take up the project. But now...
  • Did Shah Rukh Khan upstage Salman's Japan plans? March 15, 2013

    Mumbai: It was meant to be a huge marketing coup with Salman Khan opening up the hitherto dormant Japanese market for Bollywood with a nationwide release of Yash Raj Film's 'Ek Tha Tiger'. Director Kabir Khan flew excitedly into a four-city tour of Japan last week at the invitation of the...
  • Kabir Khan flying to Japan for 'Ek Tha Tiger' promotions March 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Kabir Khan is travelling to Japan to promote his Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer 'Ek Tha Tiger', which is releasing there this week. The spy thriller is scheduled to screen in Tokyo on March 7. "Ek Tha Tiger is releasing all over Japan. I will be travelling to Osaka, Kyoto...
  • Notables not on Celebrity 100 February 1, 2013

    Javed Akhtar He was hailed in creative circles for his efforts in getting the Copyright Act amended in May 2012. He also penned the lyrics for 'Ekk Deewana Tha'. But he doesn't feature in the Celebrity 100 because there was no specific category for lyricists. Irrfan Khan Despite all the accolades he...
  • Afghanistan cricket coach targets World Cup 2015 spot February 1, 2013

    Lahore: Afghanistan's cricketers began a four-week training camp in Pakistan on Thursday as their coach set the minnows' sights firmly on qualifying for the 2015 World Cup. The Afghans will face a Pakistan A side in three games before their international clashes with Scotland in the United Arab Emirates in...
  • 'Ek Tha Tiger' director is busy writing his next January 6, 2013

    Mumbai: After the success of his previous film 'Ek Tha Tiger', director Kabir Khan is already on to his next project. The director says he is busy writing his new film's script these days. "I am already writing my (new) script at the moment. I cannot reveal much about it as...
  • My show is reviving the art of storytelling: Neelesh November 23, 2012

    Kolkata: Still soaking the success of 'Ek Tha Tiger' as the script writer, journalist-author-radio storyteller and lyricist Neelesh Mishra said he had director Kabir Khan had Salman Khan in mind while creating the character of secret service agent Tiger as "it was in sync with his iconic stature". "I think no...
  • Salman can be India's James Bond: Kabir Khan November 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Director Kabir Khan, who cast Salman Khan as a RAW agent in 'Ek Tha Tiger', says the actor is apt to become India's James Bond. "Salman, I think, has the charisma and the sheer presence that a Bond needs," the 41-year-old said here Wednesday at the premiere of latest...
  • Afghanistan coach hails team after valiant show September 20, 2012

    Colombo: Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan has credited his team's respectable performance against India in the World Twenty20 opener here to the players who "stuck by each other during difficult times." "It's the unity among the players that has led to this improved show. This team is one unit. The players have...
  • Neelesh Misra: Reviving the traditional storytelling September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Journalist, scriptwriter and lyricist Neelesh Misra dons many hats. And now as a radio jockey, he hopes to revive the traditional storytelling culture, which he says has faded into oblivion due to technology. Misra has returned as a storyteller for the second season of 92.7 Big FM's radio show...
  • Dabangg-Ek Tha Tiger: The people behind the 100 cr August 24, 2012

    New Delhi: There are many people that contribute to a film becoming a blockbuster. Often in the fan frenzy surrounding the lead protagonist, in this case, the inimitable Salman Khan, the team that pitched in with the screenplay, the musical score, the cinematography, the stunts and the direction takes a...
  • 'Ek Tha Tiger': What NOT to do if you're a spy August 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Salman Khan must be entirely spent, smashing records and minting money from his spy caper 'Ek Tha Tiger'. Known as 'bhai' to legions of devotees, Khan has carried on his beefy shoulders the burden of films that were remarkably low on the IQ but packed with goofiness. And...
  • Salman Khan: Soon, Rs 100 cr will be like Rs 10 cr August 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Action films take a toll, says Salman Khan, who is recovering from a facial nerve disorder, and adds disarmingly that a 'Tiger' can't make excuses like "I am not well" , a reference of course to his action film 'Ek Tha Tiger'. "I am the 'Tiger', I can't make excuses...
  • Ek Tha Tiger: Can Salman break Aamir's record? August 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Also this is the biggest opening of Salman Khan's film ever, breaking the record of 'Bodyguard', which raked in Rs 87 crore in the first five days. And with Eid, the collections are all set to multiply. Trade experts feel that the film will easily cross the Rs 150 crore...
  • 'Ek Tha Tiger' expected to break more records August 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Salman Khan does it again! After giving back-to-back super hits 'Wanted', 'Dabangg', 'Ready' and 'Bodyguard', he has hit the bull's eye once again with 'Ek Tha Tiger' which has broken records of opening day collection by earning Rs 33 crore. The romantic thriller released on Independence Day and trade...
  • Salman's fans have given him the best Eidi: Sohail August 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker-actor Sohail Khan is happy at the stupendous opening of 'Ek Tha Tiger' and says it's the best 'Eidi' Salman Khan's fans could give him. "It's the happiest feeling anyone can have. I have seen the film, it's a superb film. I think it's the best Eidi that Salman...
  • 'Ek Tha Tiger' earns Rs 32.92 crore on 1st day August 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Now, when the reports about the first day collection of Salman Khan starrer 'Ek Tha Tiger' is out, the only question that remains in the frame is whether it will become the highest grossing Bollywood film of all time or not. As per trade analyst Taran Adarsh, 'Ek Tha...
  • Being logical is boring, says 'Tiger' Salman Khan August 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Forty six year old Salman Khan keeps swiveling his chair like a restless child. Swiveling, much like his mind - one minute the actor is claiming, 'doing a movie with Katrina is a big pakao thing' and the next, he is aggressively talking about a journalist who...
  • 'Ek Tha Tiger' set to make new box office records August 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Salman Khan starrer 'Ek Tha Tiger' is all set to break the existing box office records. If early trends are to be believed then 'Ek Tha Tiger' has gathered around Rs 32 crore on the first day. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweets, "#EkThaTiger biz on Wed is humungous,...