Naseeruddin Shah

  • I have made a special place in my audiences' heart and it's like winning an Oscar: Sanjay Mishra 20-03-2014 04:15 PM

    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...
  • Few people have guts to say what they feel, says Aamir Khan 08-03-2014 03:55 PM

    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...
  • 'Highway' is incomplete till Naseeruddin sir watches it: Randeep Hooda 25-02-2014 12:20 PM

    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...
  • Farhan Akhtar not upset with Naseeruddin Shah's criticism of 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' 24-02-2014 09:40 AM

    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...
  • Shaadi Ke Side Effects: What makes Farhan a director's actor 23-02-2014 01:30 PM

    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...
  • We do not reciprocate to Pakistan's curiosity for India: Naseeruddin Shah 28-01-2014 11:12 AM

    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...
  • Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur to work together in 'Company Ustad'? 21-01-2014 01:24 PM

    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...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' 1.30 am show running housefull in Pakistan: Distributor 14-01-2014 07:37 AM

    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 13-01-2014 12:34 PM

    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 12-01-2014 11:55 AM

    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...
  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' is the celebration of womanhood in its absolute sense 11-01-2014 12:38 PM

    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...
  • Write your review: 'Dedh Ishqiya'

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  • 'Dedh Ishqiya' review: The film is like heady wine, it delivers a welcome kick 10-01-2014 09:55 PM

    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,...
  • e-Lounge: Madhuri Dixit, Naseeruddin Shah on 'Dedh Ishqiya' 10-01-2014 03:37 PM

    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 10-01-2014 09:48 AM

    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...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: Why I'm in love with Naseeruddin Shah as Iftikhar 10-01-2014 08:52 AM

    "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 09-01-2014 05:19 PM

    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 09-01-2014 05:16 PM

    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 09-01-2014 10:13 AM

    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 08-01-2014 12:13 PM

    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...
  • Arshad Warsi: Never given an audition for a role in my career 06-01-2014 08:46 AM

    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...
  • Dedh Ishqiya: I was the first one who talked about Vidya, says Madhuri 05-01-2014 02:12 PM

    Mumbai: If Madhuri Dixit oozes talent, she is equally good at recognising and praising genius. Vidya Balan is the case in point. Madhuri, who has replaced Vidya in the 'Dedh Ishqiya', says that she not only likes the latter's body of work, but was also the first one to talk...
  • Stars in Bollywood pander to their own egos all the time: Naseeruddin Shah 30-12-2013 11:21 AM

    Mumbai: A handful of Indian movies have won international acclaim in the last few years, but veteran Naseeruddin Shah says that we still have a long way to go. He said: "We are deluding ourselves that we are making world-class cinema just because the photography has gotten better and the...
  • Dedh ishqiya: Madhuri is extremely confident and secure, says Naseeruddin Shah 26-12-2013 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is confident that his chemistry with Arshad Warsi in 'Dedh Ishqiya' is better and warmer since they starred together in the 2010 hit 'Ishqiya'. In an interview here, the 63-year-old was asked if his chemistry with Arshad has improved over time. "Definitely, because in these...
  • Could not comprehend MF Hussain's 'Gaja Gamini': Naseeruddin 24-12-2013 01:11 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah, who was part of legendary artist late M F Husain's 'Gaja Gamini', says he could not comprehend the film and felt bewildered while doing it. "I wouldn't recommend it (to watch it). Hussain sir came to my house to ask if I would do it....
  • Amitabh Bachchan was called unconventional: Naseeruddin Shah 23-12-2013 01:27 PM

    Mumbai: Naseeruddin Shah is undoubtedly one of the best performers on the Indian screen. Despite his atypical looks, he managed to make a mark for himself in both parallel and commercial films, but gives credit to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan for paving the way for unconventional looking heroes in the...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is a completely fake film: Naseeruddin Shah 21-12-2013 05:40 PM

    Mumbai: Seasoned Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah says he didn't like 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' and feels it was a completely fake film. "It's a completely fake film. Farhan has no doubt worked very hard but building up muscles and growing your hair is not exactly working hard on your acting." "At...
  • I need to make money then I will direct a film: Arshad Warsi 21-12-2013 03:04 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi says he has all the plans to get into direction but he needs to make money then he will direct a film. "I will surely direct a film. (But) I need to make money then I will direct a film. I am a kind of guy...