MITHUN CHAKRABORTY

  • Enforcement Directorate to issue fresh notice to actor Mithun Chakraborty Yesterday

    Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate, which is probing the Saradha money laundering case, will issue a fresh notice to actor and Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Mithun Chakraborty as he failed to appear before the agency in person on Thursday. An ED official said that a lawyer representing the actor on Thursday...
  • 'Pretentious Bollywood Review' is back with pretentious reviews of two Mithun Da movies April 6, 2015

    Kanan Gill and Biswa Kalyan Rath are back after ages with two Pretentious Bollywood Reviews and they are both dedicated to the greatest actor known to mankind: Mithun Chakraborty!'Pyaar Ka Devta' and 'Disco Dancer' are two of the greatest Mithun Da movies that take us back to weirder times when...
  • 'Hawaizaada' review: The film is jingoistic, melodramatic, naive, and often illogical January 30, 2015

    Director: Vibhu Puri Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Jeffrey Goldberg, Ayushmann Khurrana There isn't much evidence in history books to support the claim that director Vibhu Puri makes in Hawaizaada - that it was a Maharashtrian mulga in 1895, and not the globally acknowledged aviation pioneers, the Wright Brothers, eight years later in 1903,...
  • 'Hawaizaada' tweet review: With a slow pace and shaky ending, the film is painfully average January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Did you know that there's a chance that the famous Wright brothers weren't the first humans to soar the skies? Revolving around the life of a scientist in the late 1800s, Ayushmann Khurrana's new film 'Hawaizaada' takes a look at this intriguing fable. Directed by Vibhu Puri, the film...
  • He is very young at heart; very friendly on the sets: Ayushmann Khurrana on Mithun Chakraborty January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Ayushmann Khurrana says he chose to star in 'Hawaizaada', an upcoming Bollywood biopic on scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade, as it was challenging to play a man from the past. Ayushmann, 30, learnt Marathi, went for a physical transformation to portray the Indian scientist, who is said to have made...
  • 'Gopala Gopala' trailer: Venkatesh does not believe in God, and Pawan Kalyan is determined to prove him wrong January 5, 2015

    The eagerly awaited film 'Gopala Gopala' is the official remake of Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal starrer 'OMG - Oh My God'. The film has been directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasani and produced by Suresh Babu and Sharrath Marar. ...
  • 'Hawaaizaada' trailer: Ayushmann Khurrana plays scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade who built the first ever flying machine December 24, 2014

    'Hawaaizaada', an upcoming Hindi period film directed by Vibhu Puri is the story of the first ever flying machine made by man. The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Mithun Chakraborty and Pallavi Sharda in lead roles. The film tells the story of an Indian scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade, who built a...
  • Akshay Kumar not sure if he will succeed in the new genre he has tried with 'Entertainment' August 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, who has acquired the image of an action hero, today said he enjoys doing actioncomedy films. The 46yearold popular star started his acting career with action films, but later branched out to genres like comedy, romance and drama. "Each genre is difficult. Comedy is the...
  • Saradha chit fund scam: ED questions Mithun Chakraborty July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday questioned film actorcumTrinamool Congress MP Mithun Chakraborty in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam in West Bengal, officials said. A team of ED officials drawn from its offices in Kolkata and Mumbai jointly quizzed the actor at his residence for close to two hours...
  • Saradha scam: CBI may call Mithun to record his statement July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI may examine Bollywood actor and Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Mithun Chakraborty in connection with its probe in the Saradha ponzi scam as the agency has found that he was allegedly part of the promotion exercise undertaken by the promoters. The agency sources said examination of all...
  • Mithun Chakraborty@62: Top 10 foottapping numbers of the disco king June 16, 2014

    If the disco culture got wider acceptance in the 80s, much of the credit goes to the disco dancer Mithun Chakraborty himself, who made disco the most happening thing then. The way he shimmied on the dance floor and showed off his signature dance moves made the girls go gaga...
  • Subhash Ghai on 'Kaanchi': I am happy that I made something good, never mind if it didn't work May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai's latest film 'Kaanchi' was poorly received at the boxoffice. However, he is not disturbed as he says he gave the film his best. "We should accept victory and defeat with the same amount of happiness with which the film is made. You should be sad when you...
  • Everything will be fine in a few days: Subhash Ghai on the BO collection of 'Kaanchi' April 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Subhash Ghai is unfazed with the slow start of his latest directorial "Kaanchi" at the box office. The movie stars newcomer Mishti in the lead role and the filmmaker says patience is needed to accept films with a new cast. "Whenever you (a filmmaker) make a film with a newcomer,...
  • 'Kaanchi' is the saga of today's women: Indrani Chakraborty April 22, 2014

    Kolkata: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who often renames the female leads of his films with 'M', says he chooses the alphabet for his actresses because it symbolises mother. Ghai, who is launching Bengali model Indrani Chakraborty in Bollywood in his upcoming film 'Kaanchi' and gave her new name 'Mishti, said he...
  • LS polls: My motive is to help develop Jharkhand, says Mithun Chakraborty April 5, 2014

    Actor and TMC Rajya Sabha MP Mithun Chakraborty on Saturday appealed to the people of Jharkhand to strengthen their voice in Delhi by voting for Trinamool Congress candidates in the state during the Lok Sabha elections. "You have to win to develop Jharkhand. But you can't do anything alone. Only when...
  • It's very 'hatke', will take the audience by surprise: Mithun Chakraborty on rapping for 'DID Li'l Masters' March 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty, who recently became a Rajya Sabha member, will be seen in another new avatar on television, where he turned rapper for the first time at a dance reality show. India's original disco dancer will show cool moves in the upcoming grand premiere episode of 'Dance...
  • From Baichung Bhutia to Gul Panag, many celebs in fray for LS polls March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Elections for the 16th Lok Sabha are witnessing many entrants from the sports and glamour industry. While actor Gul Panag will be contesting as an Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Chandigarh, former footballer Baichung Bhutia is contesting the Lok Sabha elections on Trinamool Congress ticket. Gul Panag on...
  • Mithun Chakraborty to start TMC campaign from Delhi's Ramlila Maidan March 10, 2014

    With an aim of maximising its electoral prospects, Trinamool Congress will be using the 'star power' of actor Mithun Chakraborty to add spark to its campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The "Disco Dancer" star, who was recently elected as a Rajya Sabha member on Trinamool Congress ticket, would kickstart...
  • Mithun Chakraborty urges Mamata Banerjee for special benefits for lowbudget films February 18, 2014

    Kolkata: Actor and Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Mithun Chakraborty today urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to give sops to producers of lowbudget films. "On being requested by producers of lowbudget films in state, I met our chief minister to discuss this issue. I urged her to extend some...
  • WB: Mithun Chakraborty, painter Jogen Chowdhury file RS nomination January 27, 2014

    Four Trinamool Congress candidates including actor Mithun Chakraborty and one CPM candidate on Monday filed nominations from the state for the Rajya Sabha elections. Five Rajya Sabha seats will fall vacant in the state in April, for which elections are scheduled on February 7. Trinamool Congress candidates Mithun Chakraborty, painter Jogen...
  • Mamata Banerjee nominates Mithun Chakraborty for Rajya Sabha seat January 18, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Saturday the nomination of Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty as her party Trinamool Congress candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha election in the state. "In our state, five Rajya Sabha members will be elected this time. One of these seats will be given to...
  • Trinamool Congress nominates Mithun Chakraborty for Rajya Sabha January 18, 2014

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress has nominated Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty as one of the five Rajya Sabha members to be elected from West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here Saturday. "In our state, five Rajya Sabha members will be elected this time. One of these seats will be given to Mithun...
  • 'Kaanchi' is the story of a girl's fight against power: Subhash Ghai December 29, 2013

    Filmmaker Subhash Ghai says his upcoming film 'Kaanchi' is an inspirational story of a girl who dares to fight against corruption. "The story of 'Kaanchi' is an inspirational story of an aam ladki (common girl) of India who shows the strength of a woman within but without outside support," Ghai tweeted...
  • 'Kick' is different from Salman's earlier films: Sajid Nadiadwala December 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala says his upcoming Salman Khan starrer 'Kick' will be different from the films that the superstar has done before. 'Kick' is a remake of a 2009 Telugu hit of the same name. The masala entertainer film marks producer Sajid Nadiadwala's debut as a director. "This film is...
  • Mithun's brain transplant to Nirupa Roy's blood transfusion: B'wood is trolling you with 10 insane stunts December 13, 2013

    In Hindi cinema, specifically Bollywood, a fight's not worth your time if at least 15 men built like tanks aren't flung violently in the air. A 'hero' is an income tax officer who dances waltz with the same ease with which he performs a brain surgery. Doctors detect a pregnancy...
  • Mithun, Jackie Shroff shortlisted to star in 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev'? November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran film actors Mithun Chakraborty and Jackie Shroff have been approached for a prominent role in the hit mythological TV show 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev'. Demon Arunasur will make an entry in the story line of the show, in which telly actor Mohit Raina essays the title role. "Mithun...
  • Through dance I wanted to forget everything: Mithun October 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Noted actor Mithun Chakraborty says whenever he is depressed he hits the dance floor. "Every day is not the same in your life... Whenever I used to be depressed and sad I used to dance. And through dance I wanted to forget everything. One day I was discussing how much...
  • Akshay happy with the first day response to 'Boss' October 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar is happy with the first day response to his film 'Boss' that released on Eid Wednesday, and says he couldn't have asked for more. "Today (Wednesday) is the first day of release (of 'Boss'). Everything is going fine. I am very happy that it has got a...