Peepli Live

  • 'Peepli Live' actor Omkar Das Manikpuri joins AAP 19-03-2014 10:55 AM

    New Delhi: More known faces are joining the Aam Aadmi Party. On Wednesday, actor Omkar Das Manikpuri joined the AAP. Manikpuri rose to prominence after playing the role of 'Nattha' in film 'Peepli Live'. He hails from Bhilai and has said that he would campaign for the party in Chhattisgarh....
  • Rendezvous with Indian Ocean's Rahul Ram 25-07-2013 01:31 PM

    Rahul Ram is super-busy. The fatigue is audible, and you can believe he's on the other side of 50, though the livewire red-bandanaed stage persona wouldn't give you that impression. The Delhi upbringing is evident in the hard Rs and the seamless and frequent switches between English and Hindi. We...
  • From Anna to Binayak, one short week in the news

    Borgub's Lair |  Amrita Tripathi
    Thank goodness for the Supreme Court, I have to say right at the outset. But it's really incredible how important the spotlight the media offers...

  • Onir's 'I Am' to open London Asian Film Festival 02-03-2011 12:47 PM

    Mumbai: Director Onir's I Am, a tale of four stories woven together that takes audiences through issues and dilemmas that bruise modern Indian society, will open the 13th London Asian Film Festival, starting on March 18th. Touching upon subjects like sperm donation, child sexual abuse and homosexuality, the film, starring...
  • Aamir sad that 'Peepli Live' is out of Oscars 20-01-2011 04:08 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Thursday said he is disappointed at Peepli Live failing to get selected at the Oscars but is happy that his film represented India. "I came to know that Peepli Live is out of Oscars. I am of course sad about it. But, I am...
  • 'Peepli Live' out of the Oscar race 20-01-2011 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: 'Peepli Live' which was India's official entry to the Oscars for the Best Foreign Language Film is out of the race now. An Aamir Khan production, the movie did not make it to the final nine. The academy has voted and have brought the list of probable nominations...
  • Bollywood has new kids on the block 30-12-2010 12:12 PM

    Catch the new starry-eyed, fresh faces of 2010 that got a launch pad in Bollywood. ...
  • Salman Khan is the most successful hero of the year 24-12-2010 04:19 PM

    The usual frontrunners like Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and even megastar Amitabh Bachchan failed to charm audience with their big budget outings this year except for Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn who were followed by underdogs and first-timers. Salman Khan: Nobody beats this Bigg Boss when it comes to...
  • Biggest Bollywood controversies of 2010 16-12-2010 10:34 PM

    Watch the biggest Bollywood controversies and newsmakers of the year 2010. ...
  • 'Peepli Live' - will it make it to Oscars? 13-12-2010 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: Will Peepli Live make it to the final Oscar nomination list? It's a bit early to start the debate, but the dark comedy about corruption and famers' suicides stands a chance, feel experts, who say it is an accomplished film. Aamir Khan's production venture is India's official entry...
  • I fear, masses may not like 'Dhobi Ghat': Aamir 05-11-2010 04:40 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan says his forthcoming film Dhobi Ghat, which is his wife Kiran Rao's directorial debut, may not be liked by the masses. "I fear that masses may not like Dhobi Ghat because it is a very fine and delicate film. People who understand film, people who are...
  • Aamir breaks his silence on spat with Anusha Rizvi 02-11-2010 08:55 AM

    Aamir Khan breaks his silence on spat with director of 'Peepli Live' and said he was disappointed after Anusha Rizvi questioned his role as a producer. ...
  • Aamir again under controversy for 'Peepli Live' 19-10-2010 10:16 AM

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's magnum opus ‘Peepli Live’ — nominated for the Oscars — has now hit headlines for all the wrong reasons. The directors have distanced themselves from the film — claiming that Aamir Khan is trying to steal all the credit and fame. Recent reports suggested that all is...
  • Is Peepli Live the best choice for India's official entry to the Oscars?

    Aamir Khan's production Peepli Live is to be India's official entry at the Oscars, an official at the Bollywood star's office said Friday. ...
  • 'It's a special honour' 25-09-2010 10:27 AM

    Its the second time that Aamir Khan is experiencing this excitement. Earlier, his first production Lagaan was sent as the official entry for Oscars and had even managed to make a place in the first five. It lost the Oscars to No Man's Land. This year Aamir's satire on farmer...
  • Peepli Live is India's official entry for Oscars 24-09-2010 11:28 PM

    Aamir Khan's Peepli Live has been selected as India's official entry to next year's Oscars in the Best Foreign Film category. ...
  • Aamir praises Salman for 'Dabangg' 23-09-2010 02:33 PM

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan is one actor who has penchant for movies with a difference. After delivering a blockbuster like 3 Idiots in 2009, Aamir Khan decided to produce Peepli Live. A small budget film with no big stars, yet Peepli Live managed to recover its cost even before its release....
  • Indian filmmakers shift focus to rural life 04-09-2010 03:24 PM

    Mumbai: The grit and grime of rural India, its people and problems are all finding their way into the glamorous world of mainstream Bollywood films. Made on smaller budgets than an average Bollywood film and shorn of big stars, some movies are exploring themes such as farmer suicides and sexual...
  • I think 'Peepli Live' has done well: Aamir 01-09-2010 02:49 PM

    Aamir khan's latest production 'Peepli Live' is officially a super-hit. ...
  • PM liked 'Peepli Live', says Aamir Khan 30-08-2010 09:28 AM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh watched a special screening on Sunday of Bollywood actor and producer Aamir's movie 'Peepli Live'. ...
  • 'Peepli Live' set to hit the screens in Britain 25-08-2010 12:41 PM

    Aamir Khan's much talked about and highly successful production venture Peepli Live will be released in Britain on 24th September. The actor-filmmaker plans to tour the country extensively to promote the satirical comedy that is breaking new grounds. Aamir has also made a request to all his fans in Britain...
  • Has 'Peepli Live' put rural India back into public mind? 20-08-2010 07:37 AM

    The hit Bollywood film at the moment is 'Peepli Live' and it is a film about media coverage of rural India. ...
  • Has 'Peepli Live' put rural India back into public mind?

    Today at 10 pm on Face The Nation, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether 'Peepli Live' has put rural India back into public...
  • 'Peepli Live' coming alarmingly alive in Nepal 18-08-2010 04:40 PM

    Kathmandu: As the audience wonders whether Natha, the poor farmer from Peepli village, will kill himself to save his family and land in Aamir Khan's latest hit production Peepli Live, it is much more than just a story in Nepal. Peepli Live is alarmingly coming alive in the country, impoverished...
  • Peepli Live's Natha has many takers 17-08-2010 05:29 PM

    Raipur: Omkar Das Manikpuri, who played the role of Natha in Peepli Live, Tuesday said he has got more offers from Bollywood but he is being selective about his roles. Omkar, who belongs to Khursipar area of Chhattisgarh's Bhilai town, some 30 km west of here, reached his home state...
  • Aamir and Imran don't watch each other's films 17-08-2010 02:04 PM

    Can’t help but wonder if it is just a coincidence. Pehle mamu Aamir Khan didn’t see Imran Khan’s I Hate Luv Storys or tweet about it. And now there is complete and utter silence from the nephew’s side about Peepli [Live]. Itna sannaata kyun hai bhai? ...
  • 'Peepli Live' is doing some awesome business 17-08-2010 12:49 PM

    Peepli Live is doing good business. ...
  • Vidarbha farmers demand a ban on 'Peepli Live' 17-08-2010 07:30 AM

    Vidarbha: Vidarbha farmers and widows have been protesting against Aamir Khan's latest film Peepli Live. They feel it trivialises the issue of farmer suicides and have demanded a ban on the film. The angry widows of farmers who had committed suicide have set afire an effigy of actor Aamir Khan....
  • 'Peepli Live' leaves 'Help' screaming in horror 16-08-2010 05:45 PM

    New Delhi: This was one horrific Friday for Bobby Deol as his spine-chiller Help was stamped to death by Aamir Khan's non-commercial venture Peepli Live that scorched the screens with a gross of Rs.210 million (Rs.21 crore) in its initial weekend in the country. A political satire about farmer's suicides...