Naseeruddin Shah

  • 'Finding Fanny' to be premiered 17 days before its release date 3 days ago

    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 29-year-old 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 money-spinners at the box-office 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 brothers-in-law Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapur have been approached by young director Nitin Chandra to work together for his upcoming film 'Company Ustad'. Actresses-sisters Ratna and Supriya Pathak are married to Naseer and Pankaj respectively, but neither the sisters nor the brothers-in-law have ever been seen together...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' 1.30 am show running housefull in Pakistan: Distributor January 14, 2014

    New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A gripping storyline, strong cast and dialogues laced with Urdu seem to have worked in favour of "Dedh Ishqiya" in Pakistan. Distributor Rehmat Fazli of Geo TV said the film is doing well despite a "haphazard release" and added that late night shows are running...
  • Box-Office: 'Yaariyan' fares well, 'Dedh Ishqiya' gets a slow start January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: It seems the word-of-mouth publicity has started working in favour of director Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya'. The film got a slow start on Friday, January 10, when it collected close to Rs 3.50 cr. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#DedhIshqiya has had a slow start, but carries strong...
  • 'Masoom' remake will be different: Bedabrata Pain January 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Bedabrata Pain, who won the National Film Award for his maiden venture 'Chittagong', Saturday said he is in talks to direct a remake of the 1983 cult hit 'Masoom' and claimed it will be different. "I want to do it but it has not to be the remake of the...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' is the celebration of womanhood in its absolute sense January 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A scene towards the end of 'Dedh Ishqiya' has Naseeruddin Shah sitting with his hands tied at the back at an empty warehouse while the shadows of the film's two leading ladies Madhuri Dixit and Huma Qureshi engulf the wall behind him. The ladies are at a distance...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' review: The film is like heady wine, it delivers a welcome kick January 11, 2014

    Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi, Huma Qureshi Director: Abhishek Chaubey Who can possibly resist the promise of another rollicking adventure with Khaluj and Babban? Writer-director Abhishek Chaubey and co-writer Vishal Bhardwaj have come up with two ingenuous, delightful con men, one uncle, the other nephew, one the brains, the other...
  • e-Lounge: Madhuri Dixit, Naseeruddin Shah on 'Dedh Ishqiya' January 10, 2014

    Madhuri Dixit has made her comeback in movies with 'Dedh Ishqiya' that got released on January 10. The movies also stars Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi and Huma Qureshi. ...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' Tweet Review: First day, first show January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The adventures of Khalujan and Babban now shifts to Lucknow amidst nawabs, nazakat and tehseeb. Abhishek Chaubey pulled an ace with his first film 'Ishqiya' in Jan 2010. Exactly four years later, the director along with producer Vishal Bhardwaj returns with the comic thriller's sequence. While Arshad Warsi and Naseeruddin...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: Why I'm in love with Naseeruddin Shah as Iftikhar January 10, 2014

    "Iss baar ishq sachcha hai, humara bhi aur unka bhi," asserts actor Naseeruddin Shah to put across his unconditional love for Begum Para (Madhuri Dixit) in Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya'. While the actor talks about his affection for Begum Para in the film's most quotable quote, as a viewer, I...
  • Playing Begum Para was like a tightrope walk: Madhuri Dixit January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit says playing Begum Para, the new femme fatale in Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya', was challenging but fun. "It was a challenging role because I could not go overboard with the character or underplay it. The more complex a character, the more taut a performance...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: Arshad Warsi humbled by the positive response January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The year may have started on a dull note for Arshad Warsi with 'Mr. Joe B Carvalho', his first release of 2014, bombing at the box office, but his 'Dedh Ishqiya' is being applauded by people. Celebrities like Sandhya Mridul and Mini Mathur, who happened to see the...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: 10 pick-up lines from the film that are a beautiful mix of cheesy and poetic January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Thinking of ways to make women swoon and men blush? Watch 'Dedh Ishqiya' and you will get enough persuasive and powerful romantic quotes to set millions of hearts aflutter. While actors Madhuri Dixit and Naseeruddin Shah leave an impact on the movie buffs with their heart-swooning accent and...
  • Farhan was outstanding in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag': Shabana reacts to Naseer's 'fake' comment January 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Reacting to Naseeruddin Shah's criticism of Farhan Akhtar's performance in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' (BMB) calling it 'fake', actress Shabana Azmi and Prasoon Joshi, writer of the film, said the veteran actor is entitled to his opinion but they feel that Farhan was outstanding in the biopic. Shabana, who is Farhan's...
  • Arshad Warsi: Never given an audition for a role in my career January 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi says he refused to do a film with renowned director Mira Nair because he had to audition for it, something which he doesn't know. "I have never given an audition for a role in my career so far. I don't know how to do it. If somebody...