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  • 'Hera Pheri 3': Kay Kay Menon not a replacement to Irrfan Khan says director Neeraj Vora 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Director Neeraj Vora says it won't be right to call Kay Kay Menon's inclusion in the film's cast as a 'replacement' for Irrfan Khan. "We can't call it as a replacement as we were keen to cast Irrfan, but he was busy and his dates were not matching. So, we...
  • 'Rahasya' review: Movie's implausible script quickly ditches real events January 30, 2015

    Director: Manish Gupta Cast: Tisca Chopra, Kay Kay Menon, Ashwini Khalsekar The teenaged daughter of a pair of doctors is found murdered in her room one morning, her throat slit with surgical precision. Not long after, the bloodied corpse of the family servant is discovered in their home too. Evidence seems...
  • 'Bombay Velvet': Ranbir Kapoor looks rugged and lean as boxer Johnny Balraj in the new Anurag Kashyap film January 28, 2015

    Produced and directed by Anurag Kashyap, 'Bombay Velvet' is reported to be based on historian Gyan Prakash's book 'Mumbai Fables'. The film, which is set to hit the theatres on May 15, features Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar in lead roles with Kay Kay Menon, Siddharth Basu and...
  • Ram Gopal Varma changed definition of filmmaking: Kay Kay Menon January 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon, who worked with Ram Gopal Varma in "Sarkar", says the filmmaker gave a new definition to filmmaking with movies like "Satya" and "Rangeela". "With 'Satya', 'Rangeela' and 'Sarkar' he changed the definition of filmmaking," Kay Kay told IANS. "Our industry went into coma after watching these films....
  • Tisca Chopra: Casting couch is prevalent in the film industry; both men and women suffer from it January 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Actress Tisca Chopra who faced a casting couch-like situation in her career said here Friday that both men and women get 'accosted' in Bollywood and there are ways to avoid it. "It's a question of supply and demand. The supply of actors is far greater than their demand and so...
  • Riteish Deshmukh, Kay Kay Menon, Juhi Chawla: The villains who outshined the heroes in 2014 December 26, 2014

    In Hindi cinema, a villain makes a hero. He is complete anti-thesis of the lead. Often, the actors who play negative characters outshine the lead actor making their characters memorable. The notion of a typical hero and a villain has changed in Bollywood over the years. Yet, in 2014, there have...
  • 'Baby' trailer: It clearly puts forth the premise and mood of the film December 6, 2014

    Rarely do we get to see trailers in Hindi cinema that raise the bar along with the curiosity for the film. Going by that yardstick alone director Neeraj Pandey's 'Baby' reveals nothing, but says everything about the film that looks slick and intriguing. The trailer begins with a grand aerial...
  • 'Haider' performs well, its collections are expected to grow: Industry experts October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: It's a small film made with a lot of heart. Vishal Bhardwaj's "Haider", his twist on William Shakespeare's tragic play "Hamlet", is climbing up the Bollywood box office ladder thanks to a positive word of mouth, say experts. It has earned a cumulative of Rs.13.07 crore within two...
  • 'Haider' review: Solid, well-acted movie that deserves your time October 2, 2014

    Director: Vishal Bhardwaj Cast: Tabu, Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Kay Kay Menon There's a sweeping, operatic quality to Haider, director Vishal Bhardwaj's robust staging of Hamlet against the troubled landscape of Kashmir at the peak of militancy in the mid-nineties. The ongoing insurgency, which has pitted militants and separatists...
  • I was apprehensive about playing Shahid Kapoor's mother in 'Haider'; Vishal Bhardwaj had a tough time convincing me: Tabu September 4, 2014

    The relationship between Shakespeare's tragic hero Hamlet and his mother Gertrude has always been a reason for discourse and debate among literature students and filmmakers. The haunted son, the seemingly apathetic mother, the struggle for power, have all been adapted on stage, in fiction and in films, over time. Next month,...
  • 'Bombay Velvet' release date shifted to May 2015; Kay Kay Menon says Anurag Kashyap won't release till he is satisfied September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon supports Anurag Kashyap's decision to release 'Bombay Velvet' next year and says that the director shows his work only when he is a hundred percent satisfied. 'Bombay Velvet' was initially slated to come out Nov 28, but now it will hit the screens in May 2015....
  • Why Paresh Rawal's performance in 'Raja Natwarlal' is one of the best con acts you've seen in Bollywood August 29, 2014

    "Every great magic trick consists of three parts or acts. The first part is called 'The Pledge'. The magician shows you something ordinary: a deck of cards, a bird or a man. The second act is called 'The Turn'. The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something...
  • Emraan never takes tension, comes prepared with his scenes on the set: Kay Kay Menon August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon, who teamed up with Emraan Hashmi for the first time in forthcoming con film "Raja Natwarlal", marvels over his costar's dedication and professionalism. Emraan will be seen as the conman who is out to take revenge from bad guy Kay Kay in the Kunal Deshmukh's directorial...
  • I am coming back to the basics with 'Raja Natwarlal', a commercial entertainer: Emraan Hashmi August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: After playing a man overpowered by witches and an amnesia patient in his last two ventures, actor Emraan Hashmi is back to playing a mischiefmaker onscreen in 'Raja Natwarlal', which he says is not a superficial con film. The 35yearold actor has donned the role of a scamster in...
  • New song 'Aao na' from Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' is a great mix of moving lyrics and modern pulsating beats August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: This will make your Wednesday afternoon a little brighter. The first song for the eagerlyanticipated Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' was released yesterday on YouTube. The song, titled 'Aao na' has been composed and sung by Vishal Dadlani. The lyrics have been penned by Gulzar. The latest film in the...
  • Watch: Emraan Hashmi, Deepak Tijori teach 'taporigiri' in the new song 'Dukki tikki' from 'Raja Natwarlal' August 7, 2014

    After dabbling with hatke roles in the recent past, Emraan Hashmi comes back to his comfort zone with Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal'. In this new track from the film, Emraan is seen imparting lessons in charsobeesi and taporigiri. Sleight of hand, conning and smoothtalking Emraan seems to know it...
  • Watch: First look of Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' July 9, 2014

    The latest film in the Shakespeare influenced trilogy by filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, the first trailer for 'Haider' was released on Tuesday. Featuring an impressive starcast including Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is an adaptation of Bard's 'Hamlet', and set to hit the theatres on...
  • 'For the shoot, I was Haider. And now, Haider is me': Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor are brutally honest with fans on a Twitter chat July 9, 2014

    Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a dark character in his upcoming film 'Haider', says although he prepared for the role the nagging thought that he's not 'good enough' for it kept haunting him throughout the shoot.An adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy 'Hamlet', the film, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, is set...
  • 'Haider': From dark themes to spinechilling acting, here are 5 reasons why we're looking forward to the film July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: It is finally here. 'Haider', an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' is the third in the series by noted filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj. Boasting of a brilliant star cast that includes Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is set against the backdrop of modernday Kashmir....
  • Watch: 'Haider' trailer shows Shahid Kapoor consumed with revenge July 8, 2014

    The latest film in the Shakespeare influenced trilogy by filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, the first trailer for 'Haider' was released today. Featuring an impressive starcast including Shahid Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is an adaptation of Bard's 'Hamlet', and set to hit the theatres on October...
  • Anurag Kashyap: I'd like to tell longer stories on the small screen June 29, 2014

    Leh: Innumerable melodramatic family dramas and romantic sagas are currently dominating the small screen and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is hoping to break the clutter with his finite series "Yudh". He says if the medium allows "good" tales, he's ready to make more for it. "Yudh", due to go on air in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: For me 'Yudh' has been an amazing experience June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, all set to make his grand fiction debut on television with 'Yudh', hopes that the unique story of the series will help him connect to a larger audience. 'Yudh' boasts of a plethora of talent in its writing and casting departments, led by Bachchan's...
  • When you play Hamlet you realise what a complex part it is: Shahid Kapoor March 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who just wrapped up the shooting of his upcoming film 'Haider', says it was one of the most challenging movies of his career. 'Haider', which is an adaptation of Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet stars Shahid, 33, in the titular role opposite newbie actress Shraddha Kapoor. The...
  • Tabu is one of the finest actresses: Shahid Kapoor December 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who will be seen sharing screen space with talented Tabu in Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider', is all praise for his accomplished costar. "I had a great time shooting with Tabu, she is one of the finest actresses," Shahid told IANS. "In fact, in the film, we also have actors...
  • Kay Kay Menon to play civic commissioner in Big B's TV show November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Kay Kay Menon will be playing the role of a municipal commissioner in Amitabh Bachchan's forthcoming TV show. Director Anurag Kashyap has roped in Bachchan for the untitled show, scheduled to be aired on Sony marking Big B's fiction debut on small screen. And now Kashyap has...
  • Kay Kay Menon to play civic commissioner in Big B's TV show November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Kay Kay Menon will be playing the role of a municipal commissioner in Amitabh Bachchan's forthcoming TV show. Director Anurag Kashyap has roped in Bachchan for the untitled show, scheduled to be aired on Sony marking Big B's fiction debut on small screen. And now Kashyap has...