Manish Tiwary

  • Manish Tiwari attacks Sushma Swaraj for stand on ordinance issue 25-09-2013 03:22 PM

    I~~amp;amp;B minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday took on BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, who had requested the President not to sign the ordinance to protect convicted lawmakers, saying that constitutionality of legal enactments could be decided by courts and not by the opposition party. In a post which he addressed to...
  • Ravi Kishan: I don't know how or why Prateik has offended people 05-08-2013 05:22 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Prateik, whose gently intense performance in 'Issaq' has received rave reviews from some critics and been savaged by some others, has found an unlikely ally -- as well as mentor and advisor -- in Ravi Kishan, who plays a pivotal role in the film. Ravi, who plays a...
  • My instinct guides me through the casting process: Manish Tiwary 30-07-2013 05:00 PM

    Director Manish Tiwary's new film 'Issaq' is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic Romeo and Juliet. Set in Benaras, the film is a modern take on the tragedy. Amyra Dastur is playing Prateik Babbar's love interest in 'Issaq'. 'Issaq' is also going to feature Ravi Kishan, Prashant Narayanan and Rajeshwari...
  • Older actresses hardly have any role: Neena Gupta 29-07-2013 12:16 PM

    Mumbai: Ruling out any scope for ageing actresses in showbiz, National Award winning actress Neena Gupta, who got into acting in the 1980s, says she is seen less frequently on screen because there aren't enough offers for people like her and that the trend reflects the mindset of society. "In...
  • Issaq: There is a great potential in Prateik, says Aamir Khan 27-07-2013 10:41 AM

    Mumbai: After watching the trailer of Prateik and Amyra Datur-starrer 'Issaq', Aamir Khan, who shared screen with Prateik in the 2010 relaese 'Dhobi Ghat', sees a lot of potential in the latter. 'Issaq', directed by Manish Tiwary, released Friday and is based on Shakespeare's play 'Romeo And Juliet'. "I think...
  • I wish to act with my father Raj Babbar: Prateik Babbar 26-07-2013 04:01 PM

    Smita Patil and Raj Babbar's son, Prateik made heads turn with his debut performance in the Aamir Khan production, 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na'. He next appeared in Kiran Rao's critically acclaimed 'Dhobi Ghaat', which opened to positive reviews at film festivals worldwide. Prateik Babbar's new film 'Issaq' is an...
  • 'Issaq' Tweet Review: Poor screenplay and editing hampers the film 26-07-2013 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' has been adapted quite a few times in Bollywood. This time round, director Manish Tiwary gives the famous love story his own interpretation and shifts the story to the ancient town of Varanasi. The film's main protagonist are played by relative newcomers. While Pratiek...
  • Don't want to use my family name to get work: Prateik 22-07-2013 05:25 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Prateik Babbar, son of actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar and Smita Patil, is one of the few actors in Bollywood who does not like flaunting his filmi background and prefers doing things on his own. The 26-year-old says he does not like using his surname to get big banner...
  • In 'Issaq', Romeo and Juliet won't die: Prateik 18-07-2013 04:22 PM

    Jaipur: Prateik Babbar's upcoming film 'Issaq' is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic Romeo and Juliet but the actor says the movie does not have a tragic ending like the original story. 26-year-old Prateik said the film, which is set in the backdrop of Banaras, is not a heart-rending story...
  • Prateik hopes 'Issaq' proves to be his turning point 13-07-2013 01:55 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Prateik believes that the much-awaited turning point of his life can come with his upcoming release 'Issaq'. "Turning point of my life hasn't come yet. If you (audience) help me, then that turning point will come with 'Issaq'," the 26-year-old said while addressing a young crowd at a...
  • Amitabh, Gulzar, Karan Johar pay their last respects to Pran 13-07-2013 11:49 AM

    Mumbai: Legendary Bollywood actor Pran passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. The 93-year-old veteran actor had recently received the Dadasaheb Phalke award. In a career spanning over six decades, Pran acted in over 400 films and played a vast range of roles, from a hero to a villain...
  • 'Issaq' Music Review: It's an experimental album 05-07-2013 02:04 PM

    Music composers: Sachin-Jigar Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Prathiba Bhagel, Rashid Khan, Rahul Ram, Sachinn Gupta, Ankit Tiwari, Tarun Sagar, Mamta Sharma, Papon, Kirti Sagathia, Raghubir Yadav, Malini Awasthi and Smriti Jain Rating: 3 out of 5 The music of director Manish Tiwary's forthcoming movie 'Issaq' boasts of an intelligent blend of...
  • 'Issaq' Music Review: The soundtrack is high on love, passion 01-07-2013 11:01 AM

    Music composers: Sachin-Jigar Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Prathiba Bhagel, Rashid Khan, Rahul Ram, Sachinn Gupta, Ankit Tiwari, Tarun Sagar, Mamta Sharma, Papon, Kirti Sagathia, Raghubir Yadav, Malini Awasthi and Smriti Jain Rating: 3 out of 5 The music of director Manish Tiwary's forthcoming movie 'Issaq' boasts of an intelligent blend of...
  • Isaaq: Prateik drew Manish Tiwary's attention from 'Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na' 01-07-2013 09:39 AM

    Mumbai: 'Issaq' is director Manish Tiwary's version of Shakespeare's tragic drama 'Romeo And Juliet' and he says he wanted to give it a unique twist thus he thought about having more antagonists to oppose the two lovers in his film. "One of the initial twists to my film was to...
  • Wanted Imran Khan to play the lead in 'Issaq': director 29-06-2013 02:55 PM

    New Delhi: After making 'Dil, Dosti etc', director Manish Tiwary is adapting William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' but the director says his Banaras-based love story has all the elements of a typical Bollywood masala entertainer. Manish, 40, said his adaptation will see the classic love story in a new avatar....
  • 'Issaq' gave me an opportunity to deal with romance: director 28-06-2013 11:43 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood director Manish Tiwary, who is awaiting the release of his next film 'Issaq', says he has plans to make a gangster film as well as an urban comedy in the near future. In fact, he has already finished scripting his gangster film 'Mohabbat Miyan', and says the urban...
  • 'Issaq' trailer: Romeo and Juliet set in Benares 31-05-2013 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: The first trailer of 'Issaq' has been released. Directed by Manish Tiwary, the film stars Prateik Babbar and Amyra Dastur in the lead roles. The film is said to be based on 'Romeo and Juliet' and is set in the backdrop of Benaras. ...
  • NSG commando claims non-payment of financial benefits 22-11-2012 03:50 PM

    At a press conference on Thursday, Kejriwal presented an NSG commando Surender Singh who has allegedly not been paid his dues. ...
  • Kejriwal, govt lock horns over NSG commandos 22-11-2012 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: After a brief period of silence, another round of war of words has erupted between the government and activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal. Ahead of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks anniversary and just a day after Ajmal Kasab was executed, Kejriwal has taken up the cause of NSG commandos who...
  • Plea accuses Manish Tewari of 'defaming' Anna 24-08-2011 08:16 AM

    Indore: A petition has been filed in a local court accusing Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari of "defaming" activist Anna Hazare and hurting the sentiments of Gandhians in the country. The petitioner Mohammed Haneef Chisti has in his plea, filed in the Chief Judicial Magistrate court, urged that Tewari be tried...
  • Cong calls Anna corrupt; he denies the charges 14-08-2011 09:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Justice PB Sawant Commission report so often quoted by Anna Hazare's adversaries, both political and otherwise, resurfaced 48 hours before Anna Hazare's proposed fast for Jan Lokpal Bill. Ahead of his indefinite fast on the Lokpal issue, the social activist lashed out at the Congress for calling...
  • Cong dares Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk 01-08-2011 10:19 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday dared social activist Anna Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency after the civil society released findings of a survey which said 85 per cent people there favoured the civil society's version of the Lokpal Bill as compared to the one prepared...
  • After Ramdev, is UPA targeting Anna Hazare? 07-06-2011 10:27 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Is UPA targeting Anna Hazare?' ...
  • Will Congress ever come clean on Anderson? 16-06-2010 11:27 PM

    The party says it was a systemic failure and instead of finger-pointing, efforts should be made to address it. ...
  • Budget timid, tepid: BJP 06-07-2009 01:42 PM

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