KABUL EXPRESS

  • John Abraham: Bollywood has no stories to tell September 22, 2013

    New Delhi: John Abraham, who has been propagating off-beat and 'sensible' films in a space full of masala entertainment, believes that Bollywood currently lacks 'sensible' stories to tell. "We lack stories. We have no stories to tell. We put five songs with five comedy scenes and say it's done," John told...
  • '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...
  • First Look: New poster of 'Ek Tha Tiger', 'Prague' July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: A new poster of Salman Khan starrer 'Ek Tha Tiger' is out. The film features Salman Khan as a RAW agent who is on a mission, Katrina Kaif plays his love interest. This is director Kabir Khan's third film with Yash Raj Films after 'Kabul Express' and 'New...
  • John studied Quran to prepare for his New York role June 18, 2009

    Mumbai: Not knowing a single word of the Quran, Bollywood hero John Abraham, a Parsi, studied the holy book in a translation to prepare himself to play an NRI Muslim in Kabir Khan's New York. "It's part of my larger determination to prepare myself completely for a part. Whether it was...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz: Answers and winners March 13, 2009

    Here are the answers and winners of last week's Really Tough Movie Quiz. Find out if you are one of the winners. (1) Identify the popular 90s Bollywood film from the names of these characters who appear in it: Sunil Malhotra Kiran Awasthi Rahul Mehra Ans) Darr (2) Take a look at...
  • 'Insulted' Pak derails Kabul Express January 15, 2007

    New Delhi: First it was Afghanistan that didnt take kindly to John AbrahamArshad Warsi starrer and now Pakistan has decided it wont board the Kabul Express either. The movie, that traces the trials and tribulations of five strangers stuck in the warravaged Afghanistan, has invited the ire of the Hazara community. The...
  • Kabul Exp runs through Afghanistan January 9, 2007

    New Delhi: In spite of an official ban on Kabul Express in Afghanistan, the video market of Hindi movies in Kabul is flooded with videos of the Bollywood film and it is witnessing huge demand among the Afghans. Agency reports say rentals of Kabul Express videos have registered a...
  • Afghans express anger, ban Kabul... January 7, 2007

    Kabul: Afghanistan has banned Kabul Express, a film about journalists in the warravaged country, because parts of it were deemed offensive to one of Afghanistan's ethnic minorities, a government official said on Saturday. Kabul Express charts a 48hour journey by three journalists in postTaliban Afghanistan. It opened to mixed reviews in...
  • John is here, there, everywhere! December 16, 2006

    Mumbai: Friday morning was definitely a happening one for actor John Abraham. The exhibition of Johns calendar pictures shot by Subi Samuel was up in a multiplex in Mumbai on the same day as the release of his film Kabul Express. Now, was that a mere coincidence? "It was a mere...
  • Masand's Verdict: Kabul Express December 15, 2006

    Cast: John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Hanif Hangam, Linda Arceneo Direction: Kabir Khan In documentary filmmaker Kabir Khans debut feature Kabul Express, John Abraham and Arshad Warsi play Indian news television journalists who arrive in Afghanistan just months after September 11, 2001 to report on the fall of the Taliban regime in this...
  • Friday Flicks: Kabul Express, Aryan December 15, 2006

    At the box office this Friday, while actors John Abraham and Arshad Warsi take an adventurous ride to Kabul in search of the Taliban, Sohail Khan gets ready for the fight of his life. ...
  • Ready to board Kabul Express? December 14, 2006

    Mumbai: Death threats from the Taliban, adverse working conditions and lead actors falling ill this film has seen it all. And yet, there was no dampening the spirits of the cast members, especially the foreign actors, of Kabul Express. Instead, at the film's prerelease function, the cast and crew...
  • I don't envy John being kissed: Arshad December 13, 2006

    Mumbai: Kabul Express is the first international film to have been shot in Kabul, Afghanistan after the end of the Taliban. The film was shot despite death threats from the Taliban against John Abraham. But whats better shooting a film in Afghanistan or shooting a film and coming back? CNNIBN correspondent Aarti...
  • Pics: John, Arshad back from Kabul December 12, 2006

    John Abraham smiles during the press conference in Mumbai. (Photo: Reuters) John Abraham smile during the press conference of Kabul Express in Mumbai. The film is the first international film to have been shot in Kabul, Afghanistan...
  • Afghans don't need Gandhigiri: Arshad December 10, 2006

    Mumbai: In times when most would rather not go to Afghanistan, our own 'Circuit' went and shot his new film Kabul Express there. CNNIBN correspondent Aarti Kapur Singh caught up with Arshad Warsi to share his experiences. Aaarti Kapur Singh: How much of Gandhigiri were you able to teach the Afghans...
  • Kabul Express' oneman music band November 30, 2006

    Mumbai: Raghav Sachar's first brush with Bollywood music was when he learnt to play the harmonica at the age of four. However, years later, the accomplished musician, who can play 25 instruments is bracing for his solo debut in Bollywood with Kabul Express. The film that does not have songs,...
  • Kabul Express, all fear and no fluff November 21, 2006

    New Delhi: Yashraj Film's Kabul Express has fear instead of fluff to offer but is also laced with humour. This latest Yashraj offering stars John Abraham and Arshad Warsi, who play two TV journalists plying through wartorn Afghanistan. The film has been shot almost entirely in Afghanistan with some foreign...
  • Spotted! John in Kabul Express November 3, 2006

    John Abraham, Arshad Warsi and filmmaker Kabir Khan survey a location for Kabul Express. The film tells the story of two Indian journalists played by John Abraham and Arshad Warsi and their 48hour journey with an Afghan, a Pakistani...