Kaushik

  • Rajeev Khandelwal: Films I do call for patience and will power 15-04-2014 02:45 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Rajeev Khandelwal says that being in the film industry is like an endless marathon and the one who survives till the end is the winner a la Amitabh Bachchan. "I don't believe in competition. So many films are being made in a year. In this industry, it's the...
  • 'Dekh Tamasha Dekh' is a mix of comic and tragic socio-political capers, says director Feroz Abbas Khan 14-04-2014 10:22 AM

    Delhi: Two daily labourers are chatting away as they sit atop a shaky bamboo structure and try to fix a giant cut-out of a popular politician. "Kaun hai yeh h*****i," asks one to the other. "Aey, h*****i mat bol; yahan ka bahut bada leader hai," retorts the other, his voice...
  • 'Apur Panchali' has elements of Ray trilogy: Kaushik Ganguly 12-04-2014 11:03 AM

    Kolkata: Dubbing 'Apur Panchali' as a collage of Satyajit Ray trilogy 'Pather Panchali', 'Apur Sansar' and 'Aparajito', director Kaushik Ganguly says he has gone further by chronicling the life of the child actor. "'Apur Panchali' is inspired by the life of child Apu - Subir Bandyopadhyay who went into oblivion...
  • Art director Nitin Desai gave the title 'Samrat' to us: Kavita Barjatya 03-04-2014 04:38 PM

    Mumbai: Art director Nitin Desai showed lent his title 'Samrat' to Rajshri Productons for their upcoming film 'Samrat & Co'. The production house expressed its gratitude in a statement today. Produced by Sooraj Barjatya's cousin Kavita and directed by Kaushik Ghatak, 'Samrat & Co.' stars Rajeev Khandelwal in the lead...
  • Amartya Sen, 4 other Indians in the race for world's top thinkers 28-03-2014 05:40 PM

    London: Five Indians are in the race for "the world's most important thinker - 2014". It is a part of a 10-year-old annual global poll conducted by the Prospect magazine. Its 2014 list has five Indians names. Interestingly, four of them are renowned economists. Nobel award winning economist Amarthya Sen,...
  • 'Gang of Ghosts' review: Easy steps to ruin a potentially good film 21-03-2014 07:32 PM

    How to ruin a potential cult film. Take a super hit regional film. Copy it word by word, scene by scene. Put dollops of Bollywood commercial elements in it. Completely misinterpret each and every point of the original script and just do a token service to some burning issues of...
  • Gang Of Ghosts: A comedy is never complete without a tragic element, says Satish Kaushik 21-03-2014 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: What happens when you put personalities from different time periods together? And what if they are not even alive? The upcoming film 'Gang of Ghosts', adapted from the hit Bengali film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat' promises to deal with this subject in a hilarious manner. In the city to promote...
  • Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor anticipating limited release for his upcoming film 'Lakshmi' 20-03-2014 01:02 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor says he is anticipating "limited release" for his film 'Lakshmi', which is based on human trafficking. "It should make sense with respect to its budget because the producers and distributors only look at that. The box office cannot be the reason to make a film because...
  • Gang of Ghosts: Audiences will fall in love with ghosts, says Mahie Gill 15-03-2014 10:43 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Mahie Gill says after watching her forthcoming film "Gang of Ghosts", the audience will fall in love with spirits. 'Gang of Ghosts', directed by Satish Kaushik, is a remake of Bengali blockbuster 'Bhooter Bhabishyat'. It is slated to release March 21. "...I am sure after watching the film,...
  • Ishrat: victim's kin seeks to make Amit Shah, ex-DGP accused 14-03-2014 07:34 PM

    A special CBI court in Ahmedabad on Friday issued notices to former Gujarat minister of the state for home, Amit Shah, and former Director General of Police KR Kaushik on a petition seeking to make them accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Gopinath Pillay, the father of Pranesh...
  • Ishrat Jahan encounter case: CBI court notice to Modi-aide Amit Shah 14-03-2014 03:05 PM

    Ahmedabad: A CBI court in Ahmedabad has issued a notice to Amit Shah - a close aide of Chief Minister Narendra Modi - KR Kaushik and the CBI in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. The notice is returnable on March 26. The notice has been issued on the basis of...
  • 'Shabdo' review: Discuss this film with mates in your next 'adda' session 18-02-2014 04:14 PM

    Cast: Ritwik Chakraborty, Raima Sen, Churni Ganguly, Victor Banerjee, Srijit Mukherji Director: Kaushik Ganguly In almost every film industry, there is a dearth and need of films that speak up about the relevant issues. It's a general perception throughout the world that films are only meant for entertainment. However, to...
  • Fisc consolidation needs to be our mantra for Budget: Basu 16-02-2014 10:40 PM

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18's Latha Venkatesh, Kaushik Basu, chief economist of World Bank spoke about his reading of the global economy and his outlook. Below is a verbatim transcript of the interview: Q: You aren't one of us at this point in time, in a way, as the World...
  • 'Gang of Ghosts' trailer crosses two lakh views on YouTube 16-02-2014 02:28 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Satish Kaushik's forthcoming movie 'Gang of Ghosts' has got over two million hits on video-sharing website YouTube. The first trailer of the movie was launched on YouTube Feb 11. "'Gang of Ghosts' trailer crosses two lakh hits today (Sunday)...Good natured, cultured bhoots (ghosts) are going to be seen...
  • Blood tests, X-rays to be free at government hospitals in Uttarakhand 12-02-2014 05:56 PM

    Blood tests and X-rays will be made free at all government hospitals across Uttarakhand from April this year, Health Minister SS Negi announced in the state Assembly on Wednesday. The state government has taken several decisions in a bid to offer quality medical services to people for free including free...
  • BJP slams Bahuguna govt over non-implementation of directions 21-01-2014 10:51 PM

    Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Tuesday slammed the Bahuguna government for its failure to act on directions issued by Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal on the mid-June flashflood and landslides in the state, and termed it a "contempt of the House and the Chair". Raising the issue through a privilege motion...
  • Why Nagesh Kukunoor delayed the release of 'Lakshmi' 18-01-2014 02:27 PM

    Mumbai: Nagesh Kukunoor has pushed ahead the release of his next movie 'Lakshmi' as he had been awaiting a feedback on it from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). "(I) pushed the release of 'Lakshmi' by a few weeks to get censor feedback. We're back on track. (I) Will...
  • 'Windhorse' a stirring tale of a people's love for lost homeland 13-01-2014 11:28 PM

    A group of Tibetan rebels set up an armed resistance movement against Chinese occupation, defying the instructions of their spiritual head, the Dalai Lama. Lhasang grows up in eastern Tibet but is forced to flee after the Chinese occupation, making the death-defying trek across the Himalayas with his family. Fighting...
  • Stunt scars will give me stories to tell: Kavita Kaushik 26-12-2013 04:37 PM

    New Delhi: TV actress Kavita Kaushik, who will be seen performing stunts as Krishika, a superhero, in 'F.I.R', says she is not scared of stunts. "I'm very excited about the stunts and I get fascinated with the scars and marks, so I never fear minor injuries. I believe every scar...
  • Working with Rima motivated Tashu Kaushik 27-11-2013 05:42 PM

    Chennai: Southern actress Tashu Kaushik says working with co-star Rima Kallingal in forthcoming Malayalam thriller "Escape from Uganda" motivated her to perform better and in the process she has become her fan. "I have become Rima's fan after working with her. Watching her perform motivated me so much to perform...
  • Working with same director raises expectations: Tashu Kaushik 26-11-2013 05:20 PM

    Chennai: Southern actress Tashu Kaushik, who has teamed up for the second time with director Rajesh Nair for upcoming Malayalam thriller 'Escape From Uganda', says such collaboration results in increased expectations of the viewers. "Expectation levels are bound to go high when you work with the same director again. If...
  • Goldman Sachs promotes 27 Indian-origin executives 14-11-2013 08:09 PM

    US financial services giant Goldman Sachs has promoted 280 executives, including at least 25 of the Indian-origin, to the coveted position of managing director. The new class of managing directors will assume their roles from Jan 1, 2014, the start of the company's next fiscal year. "We wish our new...
  • Snapshot: Doesn't Meera Chopra remind you of cousin Priyanka Chopra? 17-10-2013 02:01 PM

    One glance at upcoming actress Meera Chopra and you think of her famous cousin Priyanka Chopra. The Delhi girl, who is a third cousin of Priyanka and Parineeti is all set to make her Bollywood debut in Satish Kuashik's 'Gangs of Ghost'. The film also features Mahie Gill and Sharman...
  • 'Maazii' review: It transports the audience to a dark, unseen world 27-09-2013 09:05 PM

    Cast: Sumit Nijhawan, Mona Wasu, Md Zeeshan Ayub, Pankaj Tripathi, Manav Kaushik, Manish Chaudhary Director: Jaideep Chopra When you go to a movie without any expectations and the first sequence turns out to be good then you just wish the film to avoid the curse of the second half. 'Maazii',...
  • Paoli Dam to do item number in Satish Kaushik's next 24-09-2013 02:47 PM

    Mumbai: After her sensational debut in Bollywood with 'Hate Story', actress Paoli Dam is all set to do an item number in Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghost'. The film is Hindi remake of hit Bengali horror comedy 'Bhooter Bhabishyat'. "Paoli is doing an rocking song in 'Gang of Ghost'.. She...
  • Satish Kaushik shoots with Anupam Kher for 'Gang of Ghost' 11-09-2013 01:33 AM

    Mumbai: The last schedule of Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghost' commenced on Tuesday. The director will shoot with veteran actor Anupam Kher, who plays the ghost of a mill owner. "Last schedule of 'Gang Of Ghosts' starts today. Shooting my friend Anupam Kher who plays the ghost of Gendamal Hemraj,...