Mithun Chakraborty

  • 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...
  • Boss: 3 credit sequences, 2 supermen, 1 messed up father October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The 'shehanshah' of sixpack abs is back on the screen with 'Boss' or at least the makers claim so. It's a film that thrives both on Akshay Kumar's action hero image and his recent success in comedy films. Director Anthony D'Souza has given Akshay Kumar a free hand...
  • 'Boss' review: The movie requires that you apply neither common sense nor taste October 19, 2013

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty, Danny Denzongpa, Ronit Roy, Shiv Pandit, Aditi Rao Hydari, Govind Namdeo Director: Anthony D'Souza There's an unwritten rule in film reviewing: thou shall not be prejudiced against a movie before watching it. Ironically, that rule must be sidestepped if one attempts to review an Akshay Kumar...
  • Subhash Ghai on lookout for new item girl October 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who is launching new heroine Mishti in his next film 'Kaanchi', is now also on the lookout for a fresh item girl. He has launched a systematic search for a new face. The song is composed by Ismail Darbar and will be choreographed by Saroj Khan. Ghai's banner...
  • Boss: Akshay Kumar returns with an actioncomedy October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar is synonymous with action and he is ready to entertain his fans with another action drama 'Boss'. Releasing Wednesday, this is his first film after the notsosuccessful underworld drama 'Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara' and it has already created a buzz by entering the Guinness...
  • Desi Kattey: A land where guns are a part of the civilisation October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Countryside stories are the latest flavour in the Hindi film industry. Every filmmakers is shifting focus towards the semiurban and rural areas in order to get fresh plots and twists. Anand Kumar, who last film 'Zila Ghaziabad' was also about raw, earthy criminals, is once again ready to...
  • ELounge: Akshay Kumar on his forthcoming film 'Boss' October 9, 2013

    Directed by Anthony D'Souza, 'Boss' features Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty, Shiv Pandit and Aditi Rao Hydari in lead roles. The film is a remake of Malayalam movie 'Pokkiri Raja'. ...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Asif flirts with Gauhar, makes Kushal jealous October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Day 19 in the Bigg Boss kicked off with a spat between Sangram and Andy. While Apurva, Ratan, Andy and Sangram were busy chatting, Sangram begins to mock Andy. Annoyed with his irritating remarks, Andy warned Sangram of the dire consequence he would face if he continued with...