Mahesh

  • Alia Bhatt prefers Karan Johar over dad for career and relationship advice Yesterday

    Mumbai: Young and vivacious Alia Bhatt prefers to consult Karan Johar, the director of her debut film 'Student Of The Year', rather than her father and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, when she needs advice. On a recent appearance on Zee Cafe's 'Look Who's Talking with Niranjan' with Niranjan Iyengar, the 21-year-old confessed...
  • Happy Janamashtami: Bollywood celebrities take to Twitter to wish fans August 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The celebrities joined Krishna Janamashtami revelries by wishing fans and loved ones and remembering the popular song "Govinda aala re". They took to Twitter to wish everyone: Lata Mangeshkar: Namaskar. Aap sab ko Janamashtami ki shubhkamanaayein (sic). Amitabh Bachchan: Janamashtami ke pavan avsar pe shubhkamanayein... sneh, pyaar, aadar. Mahesh Bhatt: Happy Janamashtami!...
  • All well between uncle Mahesh Bhatt and nephew Emraan Hashmi August 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi has quashed reports that filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is angry with him for giving preference to Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal' over his uncle's film 'Mr. X'. It was reported that Emraan allotted some days for the promotion of 'Raja Natwarlal' instead of shooting for 'Mr. X' and it...
  • Don't regret leaving 'Homeland' because I wanted to work with the Bhatts: Ali Fazal August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Ali Fazal has decided to be a part of solo lead films following the success of his last release 'Bobby Jasoos'. The 27-year-old actor, who started his career in Bollywood with multi-starrers including '3 Idiots' and 'Fukrey', said he would like to do bigger...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you guess these Mahesh Babu movies? August 9, 2014

    The southern heartthrob turns 39 today. Mahesh Babu has romanced many Bollywood actresses in his movies. Here we bring to you his five movies, where the actor has romanced Bollywood actresses. Take this quiz and guess which movie is it? ...
  • Mahesh Babu turns 39: Much-awaited teaser of his Telugu film 'Aagadu' releases on his birthday August 9, 2014

    Chennai: On the occasion superstar Mahesh Babu's 39th birthday Saturday, the makers of his upcoming Telugu actioner 'Aagadu' released a special 52-second teaser for his fans. This is the second teaser of the film since it went on floors. Mahesh plays an "encounter specialist" in the film, which has been directed by...
  • Mahesh Bhatt: Adapting films into plays will boost theatre industry August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Two of Mahesh Bhatt's films 'Arth' and 'Daddy' have been adapted into the play format and the filmmaker feels this move will be a stimulus for the theatre industry. The adaptation of 'Arth', which starred Shabana Azmi, hit the stage in March. 'Daddy' marked the filmmaker's daughter Pooja Bhatt's...
  • I probably won't fit in a Sooraj Barjatya kind of a film: Emraan Hashmi July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi has become identified with various genres of thrillers and, therefore, the actor doesn't see himself fitting into the social or family drama mould. In his over-a-decade-long career, the actor has worked with filmmakers like Ekta Kapoor, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur, apart from teaming up with his...
  • Someone is running a fake Facebook account under my name, reporting the matter to Mumbai Police: Mahesh Bhatt July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has warned his fans against a fake Facebook account created under his name and says that he will approach the police. "WARNING: Someone is running a fake Facebook Account under my name and misleading people. I am reporting the matter to Mumbai Police," tweeted the director of...
  • CWG 2014: Three Indians win their squash opener July 24, 2014

    Glasgow: India's Anaka Alankamony, Harinder Pal Sandhu and Mahesh Mangaonkar won their respective opening singles convincingly in the squash competition of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Alankamony breezed past Kenya's Khaleqa Nimji 11-2, 11-3, 11-6 to reach the round of 32 at the Scotstoun Sports Campus. The Indian faces...
  • Everything is on track, IPTL will pan out as planned: Mahesh Bhupathi July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no threat to the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), veteran Indian star Mahesh Bhupathi said on Saturday, asserting that none of the team owners has pulled out and a multi-year deal was firmly in place with the country's biggest broadcaster for his ambitious event. Bhupathi woke up...
  • Two boys gangrape 14-year-old girl in Jaipur July 17, 2014

    A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by two youths in Jagatpura area here in JAipur, police said. The accused identified as Dev Gujjar and Ajay Meena befriended the girl and took her to a rented room in Jagatpura area in Jaipur on Tuesday where they raped her, investigating officer Prem Dan...
  • Emraan Hashmi was 'cautious' about 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi, who will soon start shooting for romantic film 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani', says he was cautious about doing the film till he heard the script narrated by filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. "It's a very interesting film. It's my first out-and-out love story. I haven't played such a character. It is...
  • Alia Bhatt doesn't want her husband to be like her father Mahesh Bhatt July 14, 2014

    While most woman aspire to marry someone who has similar traits like their father, Alia Bhatt has a different view altogether. The recent trailer of 'The Anupam Kher Show' has Alia Bhatt and her filmmaker father Mahesh Bhatt as the celebrity guests. The trailer shows Mahesh Bhatt admitting to adultery on...
  • Mahesh Bhatt's advice to Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan: 'Don't get affected by fame' July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, whose daughter Alia gave her career's another hit 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' with Varun Dhawan, has advised both the actors not to get affected by fame. 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', which released this Friday, had an impressive opening at the box-office. The proud father took to Twitter...
  • Mahesh Bhatt's film 'Daddy' to be adapted for stage July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who has adapted 'Arth' as a play, is now set to stage his 1989 film 'Daddy'. 'Daddy', which marked the filmmaker's daughter Pooja Bhatt's acting debut and also starred Anupam Kher and Manohar Singh, will be remade in the form of a play. "It is a very...
  • Alia wants to do an intense film with dad Mahesh Bhatt, a period film with mom Soni Razdan July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Alia Bhatt wants her filmmaker father, Mahesh Bhatt, to write an "intense" film for her, and wants to work with her mother Soni Razdan in a period movie. Though Bhatt has taken a backseat from direction, Alia, 21, wants him to write a script for her. "I want him to...
  • Snapshot: Smily Suri and Vineet Bangera exchange wedding vows July 3, 2014

    Mohit Suri's sister Smily, who is an actress, and dance instructor Vineet Bangera tied the knot on Wednesday. "The rain God's pour their blessings on Vineet and Smily (my niece)," Mahesh Bhatt tweeted. ! "Smily And Vineets marriage "!! Trailer coming soon." While Bangera founded the Mohit also shared a...
  • Citizens protest long power cuts in Kanpur June 30, 2014

    Citizens took to the streets and blocked roads in protest against long power cuts in the city, which have affected several areas in Kanpur, police said on Monday. Residents of Hanspuram last night, staged a protest first at Naubasta sub-station and then they blocked the Barra bypass road, they said. People...
  • When Mahesh Bhatt boosted Bipasha Basu's morale June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu is happy with filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's recent gesture and says his surprise visit on the first day of shoot of her upcoming film 'Alone' was a "tremendous morale booster" for her and the film's team. Bhatt, who has worked with the actress in movies like 'Jism' and...
  • Sunil Gavaskar buys stake in Singapore IPTL franchise June 19, 2014

    London: A self-confessed tennis fan, former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar has bought stake in the Singapore franchise of veteran Mahesh Bhupathi's ambitious brainchild - the International Premier Tennis League. According to a report in The Daily Telegraph, Gavaskar was unveiled as one of the co-owners of the franchise ahead of...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black seeded fourth at Wimbledon June 18, 2014

    Sania Mirza and her partner Cara Black have been seeded fourth in the women's doubles event of the Wimbledon championships while Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek are seeded fifth in the men's doubles. Another Indian competing in the men's doubles is Rohan Bopanna, who is seeded eighth along with Pakistani partner...
  • Mani Ratnam: Film festivals should not only celebrate cinema, but also encourage cross-cultural interaction June 16, 2014

    Chennai: Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam, a regular at film festivals across the globe, attends the movie extravaganzas as a movie buff because he feels every film teaches something worthwhile. "Every film you see at a festival teaches you something. Any good film you see gives you enough motivation and adrenaline rush...
  • Patralekha dedicates 'Citylights' success to Mahesh Bhatt, Hansal Mehta June 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Patralekha dedicates the success of her debut film 'Citylights' to the film's director Hansal Mehta as well as filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. "For me it's something very new that I have not experienced before. But, yes this success was not overnight, we struggled for the film," Patralekha told IANS. "It was...
  • Mahesh Bhatt unveils Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's new album 'Back 2 Love' June 10, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistani singer Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's new album "Back 2 Love" was unveiled by Indian filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt here. The album, launched Monday, features 10 tracks including collaborations with Indian musicians including composer duo Salim-Sulaiman, and also a duet with singer Shreya Ghoshal, said a statement. Bhatt and Khan had...
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's new song features celebrity couple Gauahar Khan and Kushal Tandon June 10, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistani singer Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's new album 'Back 2 Love' was unveiled by Indian filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt here. The album, launched Monday, features 10 tracks including collaborations with Indian musicians including composer duo Salim-Sulaiman, and also a duet with singer Shreya Ghoshal, said a statement. Bhatt and Khan had...
  • Maruti Driving Institute's Training director on importance of seatbelt June 7, 2014

    Training director of the Maruti Driving Institute Mahesh Rajoria talks about the importance of the seatbelt and basic rules that need to be followed. He said, "In theory we teach a lot of things about traffic rules. A simple thing like wearing seatbelts is very important. Driver's own safety is...