KAHAANI

  • Sujoy Ghosh finishes his Soumitra Chatterjee-starrer short film 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh wrapped up a short film starring the doyen of the Bengali film industry Soumitra Chatterjee here Saturday. "Short film over. Now to embark upon long...(sic)," tweeted Ghosh of 'Kahaani' fame. Tota Roy Choudhury and Radhika Apte are the other actors in the film, said to be a thriller. A...
  • Can't say no to Bhatt sir: Rajkummar Rao signs 'Humari Adhuri Kahaani' for a cameo role October 29, 2014

    Rajkummar Rao had two reasons for giving a nod to a special appearance in 'Humari Adhuri Kahaani'! Talking about it, Rajkummar told IANS: "I am doing a special appearance in the film. Bhatt sir (Mahesh Bhatt) really wanted me to play this part and I love him too much, can't say...
  • Vidya Balan to shoot 'Humari Adhuri Kahaani' in Kolkata September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: After "Kahaani", actress Vidya Balan will return to the city of joy Kolkata to shoot "Hamari Adhuri Kahaani" in the midst of a Durga Puja pandal. The first shot of the movie will be canned on auspicious day of Ashtami - the eighth day of the nine-day Hindu festival of...
  • Will mainstream Bollywood films like 'Kick' change Nawazuddin Siddiqui? August 2, 2014

    "Paida toh main bhi shareef hua tha, par sharaafat se kabhi apni bani nahi," says noted actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a particularly dramatic scene from the recentlyreleased film 'Kick'. The film, which has earned over Rs 173 crores since its release last week, is a typical Salman Khan flick. Replete with...
  • Vidya Balan, the boss of Bollywood: In 'Bobby Jasoos', she proves again that she does not need a male lead to shine July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: We don't want Vidya Balan to work with any of the Khans. No seriously, because as an actress Balan shines only when the film has her as the central character. Or so has been the trend. The latest, 'Bobby Jasoos' once again reiterates that an actress of Balan's...
  • Vidya Balan: I keep hunting for different roles June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan, who is currently busy promoting "Bobby Jasoos", says she is excited to associate with Mahesh Bhatt in "Humari Adhuri Kahaani". "After 'Bobby Jasoos', I will start shooting for 'Humari Adhuri Kahaani' in september. I am quite thrilled and extremely happy to be associated with Mahesh Bhatt through...
  • Sports film is such an interesting assignment, says 'Kahaani' actor Parambrata Chatterjee May 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Actor Parambrata Chatterjee of 'Kahaani' fame says he always wanted to direct a sportsbased film. "Sports film is such an interesting assignment! A group of 1415 people react to the team's fortunes. Sometimes they dream, sometimes they wallow in frustration and sometimes they celebrate, isn't it interesting?" Parambrata, who...
  • Nayantara as Vidya Bagchi in the south Indian remakes of 'Kahaani' fails to impress critics May 3, 2014

    The Tamil and Telugu versions of the criticallyacclaimed Bollywood film 'Kahaani' released in the theatres on Friday. While the Tamil remake is called 'Nee Enge En Anbe', which roughly translates to 'where are you my love'; the Telugu version is called 'Anamika' or 'nameless'. According to reports, the film was not...
  • Sujoy Ghosh is biased towards 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Kahaani' fame director Sujoy Ghosh is looking forward to the release of Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. Co-produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and Pritish Nandy Communications, the film released on Friday. "Really hoping 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' kills it tomorrow (Friday) for obvious biased reasons. Too...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Won't accept cliched roles in Hollywood films October 11, 2013

    Kolkata: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who believes in method acting, says he'll do Hollywood films if the role offered is not cliched and is substantial in length. Siddiqui is known for his roles in films like 'Kahaani', 'Talaash' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. If given a chance to work in Hollywood, he would...
  • '24' deserves all the awards this year: Kunal Kohli October 6, 2013

    Mumbai: So far only two episodes of Anil Kapoor's maiden TV show '24' have unfolded on the small screen and it was enough to impress filmmaker Kunal Kohli who feels that the suspense thriller deserves all the awards. Kohli, who directed movies like 'Mujhse Dosti Karoge!', 'Hum Tum' and 'Fanaa', also...
  • Irrfan monster of an actor: Sujoy Ghosh August 28, 2013

    Mumbai: If filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh loved the simple tale in 'The Lunchbox', he is equally wowed by Irrfan's performance in the movie. Lauding the film, Ghosh tweeted: "So good to see films like 'The Lunchbox'. Simple stories of life told so wonderfully. I loved the film." "However, in 'The Lunchbox' there is...
  • Anil Kapoor feels good looks equal good acting: Tisca Chopra August 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Tisca Chopra reveals that Anil Kapoor pushed her to lose weight for his debut TV production '24' as he believed that good looks complement good work. "He has always encouraged me. He came and saw me in a play and said, 'you do good work and keep doing it.' Then...
  • Not directing 'Kahaani 2', clarifies Kundan Shah July 21, 2013

    Mumbai: For the director of 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro', one of the most brilliant social satires of Indian cinema, it comes as an embarrassing shock to be accused of muscling into Sujoy Ghosh's territory to direct the sequel to 'Kahaani 2'. He denies all the rumours. "Why would I want to...
  • Kahaani's Tamil remake 'Anaamika' to be released this Dussehra July 10, 2013

    Hyderabad: Nayanthara starrer bilingual venture 'Anaamika' is all set to hit theatres on October 14. Directed by Sekhar Kammula, the film, which is an adaptation of Vidya Balan's starrer Bollywood film 'Kahaani', is currently in its final stages of shooting with the cast here. "It's an honour to...
  • Love getting into new looks for my films: Vidya Balan June 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Vidya Balan is often praised for her acting skills and is not one to fear experimenting with her looks. She says the right combination of makeup, hair, clothes and body language is very important for an actor. "Makeup, hair, clothes, body language, accessories and accent are the important tools...
  • Kunal Kohli: People look at art more as an investment April 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kunal Kohli rues how people have started viewing art as an investment rather than appreciating it as art itself. The son of art curator Yash Kohli says people should focus more on real art and not commercialise it. "Nowadays, what happens is that art has become more of...
  • My journey has been tough but immensely enjoyable: Sujoy Ghosh March 26, 2013

    Director Sujoy Ghosh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on winning the award for Best Screenplay writer (original) at the 60th National Film Awards for the film 'Kahaani'. Q. Which football team do you support? Asked by: appyfizzz A. Yo Appy I don't play footie. Q. How has the journey been? Asked by:...
  • Even National Award can't put Nawazuddin under pressure March 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who received a special mention at the 60th National Film Awards for four films, says there won't be any pressure on him even after such a big honour. "National Awards, of course feel good. But there should not be any pressure. I will continue to work like I...
  • If I get a graceful role in Hollywood, I'll do it: Nawazuddin Siddiqui March 20, 2013

    Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on winning the National Film Awards' Special Jury Award. Q. Have you been to original Wasseypur locality in Dhanbad. Asked by: kamaal A. Yes, I was there 15 days before we started shooting for the movie. ...
  • Nawazuddin: National Award is the dream of every actor March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Nawazuddin Siddiqui has received the National Award in Special Jury Award category for his performances in 'Kahaani', 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Talaash' and 'Dekh Indian Circus'. In a candid chat with IBNLive, he talks about the first rush of elation after he heard the news and his forthcoming supernatural...
  • National Film Awards: Victory for Bollywood's new wave filmmakers March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Paan Singh Tomar', that narrates the gritty story of a national athlete forced to live the life of an out-law, was announced the best picture at the 60th National Film awards as its lead protagonist Irrfan Khan shared the best actor trophy with Vikram Gokhale for...
  • Namrata Rao overjoyed at winning National Award for 'Kahaani' March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Namrata Rao is very overwhelmed to win the National Award for the best editor for 'Kahaani'. "I am very glad. It is very overwhelming. This is for the first time I have ever got a National Award. It is a great feeling I can't put in words. All I...
  • Sujoy Ghosh: The industry rejected me when I came here March 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Sujoy Ghosh of 'Kahaani' fame feels the legacy of a successful film does not mean more offers falling in one's lap unless the content and script of the new project is up to the mark. After spinning two back-to-back flops 'Home Delivery' and 'Aladin', Ghosh tasted success with the...
  • Has woman power finally graced Bollywood? March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Traditionally and historically, while women in Bollywood have been loved, adored and admired, it is the heroes who have always dominated the space. From the big three of the fifties (Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand, Raj Kapoor) to the big three of the day (Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan,...
  • Bollywood Gossip: Big B finds Bhopal crowd extraordinary February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The crowds in Bhopal bowled over megastar Amitabh Bachchan with their co-operative nature. The 70-year-old megastar can't stop raving about the "pleasant demeanour" of people in his 'sasural' (in-laws'). Amitabh is in Bhopal to shoot Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha'. "The co-operation of the people of Bhopal is extraordinary. Their discipline, their...
  • B'wood award shows have reduced to TV shows: John Abraham February 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-producer John Abraham, who has been in the industry for a decade now, says Bollywood award shows have been reduced to prime-time television shows and believes they can never reach the level of a fair award. "All our award shows are television shows. Actors have to dance on those shows...
  • Have been working non-stop, need a break: Nawazuddin February 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Dismayed by how veteran actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar has aged, the much in-demand Nawazuddin Siddiqui has decided to take a sabbatical after he finishes his current assignment. Nawazuddin, who suddenly finds himself inundated with quality work, will take a few months break as soon as he wraps up shooting for...
  • Still too few Vicky Donors and Kahaanis: Tigmanshu Dhulia February 7, 2013

    Mumbai: It is a good time for Indian cinema with films like 'Vicky Donor' and 'Kahaani' striking a chord but such successes are still few and not enough to transform the economics of filmmaking, says writerdirector Tigmanshu Dhulia. And change is still some way away. "It's a good time, but how...