Naseeruddin Shah

  • Naseeruddin Shah: Spoke my heart out to my father only at his grave September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Naseeruddin Shah's unresolved relationship with his father Aley Mohammed Shah still haunts him and the actor in his autobiography has opened up about how he managed to have a real conversation with his parent only at his grave. Their uneasy relationship despite the obvious affection they had for each...
  • My autobiography will ruffle few feathers in the film industry but that is not of any concern to me: Naseeruddin Shah September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Naseeruddin Shah's memoir 'And Then One Day' is a candid recount of almost four decades of his life and the actor is happy that it is being appreciated though he says it may ruffle a few feathers in the film industry. One of the most formidable actors in Hindi...
  • 'Finding Fanny' review: Film starts off slowly but draws you into its drama September 13, 2014

    Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, Pankaj Kapur, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor Director: Homi Adajania Five restless Goans, a ratty ol' Dodge, and an unfortunate cat...that's all the ingredients director Homi Adajania employs to whip up the lighthearted souffl that is Finding Fanny. Sprinkled liberally with uproarious humor, the film makes some rather...
  • Five things that Bollywood can learn from 'Finding Fanny' September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It is truly a good time for Indian cinema. A time, when filmmakers are more brave and are willing to take risks to tell a story. While many of the directors are still wanting stick to the rule book and churn out formula films, there have been some...
  • 'Finding Fanny' tweet review: The film belongs to Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapoor, they are brilliant September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: When you cast Pankaj Kapoor and Naseeruddin Shah in a film together, you know you can't go too wrong with script. Homi Adajania's latest film 'Finding Fanny' is a quirky tale of five oddballs who go on a road trip in search of a certain Fanny Fernandez. The...
  • Why Pankaj Kapur as the lecherous old painter Don Pedro in 'Finding Fanny' is one of Indian cinema's most interesting artists September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Wiping his hand across the scraggy stubble, the old, cynical artist Don Pedro Cleto Colaco looks leeringly at the the voluptuous old widow Rosie Eucharistica. "I want to paint you," he says, bowing down low in a smooth movement. The older, but still attractive woman, blinks, taken aback....
  • 'Finding Fanny': 5 reasons why you should watch Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor's latest film this Friday September 9, 2014

    The journey of 5 unlikely characters to find true love. And then there's that thing with the cat....
  • Had Naseer bhai said no to me, I would not have made 'Finding Fanny', says director Homi Adajania September 7, 2014

    Director Homi Adajania says he would not have made his English satire Finding Fanny without Naseeruddin Shah, who plays an oddball postman in the movie. Naseeruddin's character sets out on a journey to find his childhood love Stephanie 'Fanny' Fernandes with the help of four other people. "Naseer bhai was always my...
  • Idol Chat: 'Finding Fanny' star cast open up on behind the scenes fun September 6, 2014

    CNNIBN Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to the star cast of 'Finding Fanny'. Actors Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor share their experience on working with director Homi Adajania. ...
  • My father never pushed me to become a typical Bollywood actor, says Naseeruddin Shah's daughter Heeba September 10, 2014

    Even though she is a star kid, Heeba Shah throws no tantrums. She doesn't evade interviews, responds to messages and doesn't think twice before saying 'I can't quit theatre for money'. Popular and immensely respected in the theatre circuit, Heeba accredits father Naseeruddin Shah for never pressurizing her to become...
  • Deepika Padukone all set to host a 'Finding Fanny' party for the team August 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Upbeat about her soontorelease English language Indian film "Finding Fanny", actress Deepika Padukone is set to host a gettogether for the movie's team. The film by Homi Adajania has an ensemble cast comprising Arjun Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur and Dimple Kapadia apart from Deepika Padukone. A source close to the...
  • What I learnt from my dad about acting and the craft was theory, says Naseeruddin Shah's son Vivaan August 16, 2014

    Newcomer Vivaan Shah says his father Naseeruddin Shah is the biggest fan of director Farah Khan. Vivaan, son of Naseeruddin Shah and Ratna Pathak Shah, made his acting debut with Vishal Bhardwaj's 7 Khoon Maaf in 2011. And now he will be seen in Farah's upcoming movie Happy New Year. "My...
  • I'm getting an opportunity to work with good actors in 'Finding Fanny', I'll become a better actor hopefully: Arjun Kapoor August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: He is just four films old in Bollywood, but Arjun Kapoor dared to say 'yes' to a unique film like "Finding Fanny". He says it wasn't a calculated move but he did the film to "experience" its journey. "Finding Fanny" is a quirky English language film by Homi Adajania. The...
  • Watch: Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia let the crazy out in this fun new song from 'Finding Fanny' August 11, 2014

    "None of these characters behave like this in the film 'Finding Fanny' or in real life. Don't ask!" The brand new, vintagelooking video of the title track of 'Finding Fanny' was released earlier today. 'Fanny re', sung by Mukhtiyar Ali is a peppy number composed by Mathias Duplessy. ...
  • 'Finding Fanny' to be premiered 17 days before its release date July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The makers of 'Finding Fanny' have decided to premiere it on August 25, much before the release of the movie in September following a positive feedback to its trailer. 'Finding Fanny' is a quirky comedy directed by Homi Adajania and is set for release on September 12. It has a...
  • Snapshot: Ranveer Singh 'rises from the dead'; posts his 'Finding Fanny' look July 14, 2014

    Don't be alarmed, it is just actor Ranveer Singh in his 'Finding Fanny' avatar, risen from the dead. The 29yearold actor is making a cameo in the Homi Adajania's upcoming film as Deepika Padukone's dead husband.'Finding Fanny' narrates the story of 5 oddballs played by Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Dimple...
  • 'Finding Fanny' trailer finds over million views, makers happy July 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Within a day of its launch, the trailer of "Finding Fanny", an English language film by Indian director , has found over a million views on YouTube. The movie's makers are "very happy" with the response. The trailer is said to have got one million views within 22 hours...
  • 'Finding Fanny' trailer: 5 oddballs go looking for their friend's lost love in this whimsical satire by Homi Adajania July 9, 2014

    The wait is finally over! The trailer for Homi Adajania's latest film 'Finding Fanny' was released in the wee hours of Tuesday. Starring Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapur, the film revolves around these five oddball characters, set in the backdrop of picturesque Goa. The...
  • Madhuri Dixit: Don't have anything to prove to anyone June 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit says both her recent films 'Dedh Ishqiya' and 'Gulab Gang' may not have been moneyspinners at the boxoffice but her job is to give her best and not compete with newcomers. Madhuri, 47, made a come back in Bollywood with Vishal Bharadwaj's home production 'Dedh...
  • Naseeruddin Shah says he regrets not having worked with Satyajit Ray May 4, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah has revealed that his lifetime regret remains not having worked with acclaimed filmmaker Satyajit Ray, who had appreciated his performance in Ketan Mehta's 'Mirch Masala'. Naseeruddin, who plays a butcher in upcoming Bengali film 'Khasi Katha', says, "So many times I had wished to write a...
  • I have made a special place in my audiences' heart and it's like winning an Oscar: Sanjay Mishra March 20, 2014

    New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) Character actor Sanjay Mishra, who is known for his roles in 'All the Best', 'Golmaal' and 'Phas Gaye Re Obama', says playing a protagonist in a film is a huge responsibility. Mishra, 51, who would be seen playing his career's first lead in Rajat Kapoor's 'Ankhon...
  • Few people have guts to say what they feel, says Aamir Khan March 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan believes there are only a few people who dare to speak their mind, but personally, the actor-filmmaker prefers to be prudent with his words to avoid hurting people "for no reason". Recently, veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah was upfront with his views on the Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'....
  • 'Highway' is incomplete till Naseeruddin sir watches it: Randeep Hooda February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Randeep Hooda, a huge fan of Naseeruddin Shah, says his latest film 'Highway' will remain incomplete until the veteran actor watches it. "For me, 'Highway' is incomplete till Naseeruddin sir watches it. I am eagerly waiting for his review. I want him to see the film and sit down...
  • Farhan Akhtar not upset with Naseeruddin Shah's criticism of 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' February 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar is not upset with veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah's comment that 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is a fake film and instead believes in focussing on good feedback about the movie. Shah had slammed 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' as a fake film and rubbished Farhan Akhtar's performance in it. "No...
  • Shaadi Ke Side Effects: What makes Farhan a director's actor February 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar is not upset with veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah's comment that 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is a fake film and instead believes in focussing on good feedback about the movie. Shah had slammed 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' as a fake film and rubbished Farhan Akhtar's performance in it. "No (I am not...
  • We do not reciprocate to Pakistan's curiosity for India: Naseeruddin Shah January 28, 2014

    Kolkata: Slamming those who are against cultural exchanges between India and Pakistan in the wake of diplomatic tensions, veteran film and theatre actor Naseeruddin Shah Monday said a section of Indians do not reciprocate the "tremendous" fascination and curiosity of the neighbours for the country. "What I found is that there...
  • Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur to work together in 'Company Ustad'? January 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actors and brothersinlaw Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapur have been approached by young director Nitin Chandra to work together for his upcoming film 'Company Ustad'. Actressessisters Ratna and Supriya Pathak are married to Naseer and Pankaj respectively, but neither the sisters nor the brothersinlaw have ever been seen together...