Lucky Oye

  • Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee prescribes small budget films for easy recovery May 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Directorproducer Dibakar Banerjee, known for films like "Khosla Ka Ghosla" and "Love Sex Aur Dhokha", says one thing that he wants to change in showbiz is film budgeting. For easy recovery, small budget movies should be prescribed, he says. "Our films budgeting at times become so high that it gets...
  • Neetu Chandra takes cover under burqa June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Neetu Chandra has been moving around in a burqa these days, and she finds the experience "liberating". The actress, seen in movies like 'Traffic Signal', 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!' and '13B', has to travel in autorickshaws here these days since her car has gone for repair. It will take...
  • Wanted to work with Nawazuddin in 'Oye Lucky': Dibakar April 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui had caught the attention of filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee after 'Black Friday' and he was keen on casting him in 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye' but couldn't locate the actor. The 39yearold actor entered Bollywood in 1999 with a blink and miss role in Aamir Khan starrer 'Sarfarosh'. However, his...
  • Kollowood has given me better opportunities: Neetu January 26, 2013

    Chennai: Actress Neetu Chandra, known for her work in Hindi films such as '13B', 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!' and 'Rann', is satisfied with her work in Tamil cinema. "Tamil cinema has given me better opportunities and I am proud of it. All my three films in Tamil gave me immense satisfaction,'...
  • Watch: An interview with music director Sneha Khanwalkar August 9, 2012

    She has become a household name after composing music for films like 'Oye lucky lucky Oye', 'Love Sex Aur Dhokha' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. Music director Sneha Khanwalkar has successfully carved a niche for herself in the industry. ...
  • Tweet Review: 'Shanghai', first day, first show June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Emraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin and Prosenjit Chatterjee starrer 'Shanghai' hits the screens on June 8, 2012. Directed by Dibakar Banerjee, 'Shanghai' is a political thriller. This eagerlyawaited film has been given a U/A certificate from the censor board. Known for his films like 'Khosla Ka Ghosla', 'Oye...
  • Friday Release: Political thriller 'Shanghai' June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Dibakar Banerjee's eagerlyawaited political thriller 'Shanghai', releasing Friday, has been awarded a U/A certificate by the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC), but with a cut. CBFC CEO Pankaja Thakur refused to dwell on the cut, only saying: "We cleared the film with one cut with a UA certification....
  • Don't believe in double meaning lyrics: Manu Rishi March 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Filmmakers these days are focusing on realistic stories and are not shying away from using expletives or double inuendo dialogues. But actorwriter Manu Rishi says this could be worse than direct abuse. "I don't believe in double meaning lyrics or dialogue. I always put the character's spirit and image...
  • Better to be star than an actor here: Abhay Deol March 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor Abhay Deol, who has carved a niche for himself in the film industry with unconventional roles, feels it is better to be a star than just an actor today as people recognize you and you keep getting work because of your stardom. While sharing his thoughts in the...
  • 'TZP', 'Oye Lucky!' to be screened in China May 20, 2010

    New Delhi: Taare Zameen Par, Antaheen and Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! are part of a threecity Indian films' week that will begin in Beijing June 24. Anurag Misra, director (administration) of the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), said the festival will begin with Antaheen. After Beijing, the festival will travel to Chongqing...
  • No vulgarity in bathing scene: Neetu Chandra April 17, 2010

    Actress Neetu Chandra doesn't like to be called a bold actress and says her muchinnews bathing scene in Jagmohan Mundhra's Apartment is not at all vulgar. "There is no vulgarity or cheapness in the shower scene. The shot gives an illusion that I am not wearing anything but it is a...
  • Censor Board says 'sex' not acceptable as film's title August 20, 2009

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee is having a tough time getting a title for his new film. He wants to register Love, Sex aur Dokha as the title for his next film but it seems 'sex' is still considered as an obscene word in Bollywoods dictionary. We were told that Love...
  • Hot: Who's the Neetu Chandra lookalike? May 9, 2009

    This new girl is all set to give her solid competition. ...
  • I had a lot of faith in Dev D, Oye Lucky...: Abhay Deol May 23, 2009

    In less than four years, he has emerged as the most exciting young actor in Bollywood, picking up interesting parts in unconventional films that may or may not have rocked the box office but have made their way into the public consciousness. Abhay Deol, the star of films such as...
  • Write on: Bollywoods few celebrated scriptwriters February 4, 2009

    Mumbai: Scripts are the backbone of a good film, a reason why a no frills, low on star quotient, small budget film like Khosla Ka Ghosla and Welcome to Sajjanpur, managed to make a mark at the box office and garner critical praise as well. But good scriptwriters are tough to...
  • I was ordered to make a comedy: Dibakar Banerjee December 8, 2008

    Mumbai: Though Khosla Ka Ghosla director Dibakar Banerjee is relatively new in Bollywood, one thing he has understood is that if you don't have Alist stars, you are asked to make a "bankable" comedy. The producers clearly told Banerjee to deliver a comedy, although he wasn't in the mood for one....
  • Abhay Deol voices his opinion on Mumbai attack December 3, 2008

    Mumbai: Amidst India's biggest terror attack Bollywood saw a couple of releases last week and among them was Abhay Deol's Oye Lucky Lucky Oye which took quite a hit at the Box Office. Film is a very small thing in front of all the present issues. If my film hasnt...
  • Masand's Verdict: Oye Lucky Lucky Oye is engaging November 28, 2008

    Cast: Abhay Deol, Paresh Rawal, Neetu Chandra, Richa Chadda, Manu Rishi, Archana Puran Singh, Manjot Singh Direction: Dibakar Banerjee Most good films will engage you with their characters and their drama, but how many can claim to challenge you at the same time? Oye Lucky Lucky Oye, directed by Dibakar Banerjee, is...
  • Terror fallout: Film releases delayed, drab opening November 29, 2008

    Mumbai: Terror strike has not just left Mumbaikars shocked and numb but has also send jitters across the film fraternity. It was a Black Friday at theatres and multiplexes in Mumbai. People chose not to visit cinema halls owing to the fresh terror attack in the city. Among the three films set...
  • With Oye Lucky... and Dev D, Abhay paints fine contrast November 26, 2008

    Mumbai: Abhay Deol is one actor who isn't afraid of experimenting with different roles. If he is doing an outandout comedy with Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye, he made sure he has a serious drama like Dev D to back it up with. Dev D, directed by Anurag Kashyap, was the initial...
  • Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye, a triple treat for Paresh fans November 25, 2008

    Mumbai: If you are a Paresh Rawal fan, get ready for a triple treat this Friday as Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye hits the theatres. Paresh plays three roles with the ease of a seasoned actor. In Dibakar Bannerjee's next film Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye, Paresh plays Abhay Deol's Dad, as well...
  • After Khosla Ka..., Dibakar's next is Oye Lucky Lucky Oye August 5, 2008

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Dibakar Bannerjee is busy shooting a promotional video for his new film Oye Lucky Lucky Oye. His second film after the successful Khosla Ka Ghosla is another comedy starring Abhay Deol and Neetu Chandra in lead roles along with Paresh Rawal in a triple role. And like his...