Prasoon Joshi

  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Mithun voted best lyricist for 'Tum Hi Ho' 23-04-2014 12:58 PM

    New Delhi: Lyrics certainly make the songs more meaningful and intriguing. Bollywood lyricists belted out some amazing lyrics in 2013. And the one that our readers chose for the best lyrics is Mithun for 'Tum Hi Ho' (Aashiqui 2). The others who gave tough competition to Mithun were Amitabh Bhattacharya...
  • Wasn't told that 'Main Desh Nahi Mitne Doonga' was BJP's anthem when they asked me to sing it: Sukhwinder Singh 26-03-2014 10:06 AM

    New Delhi: Singer Sukhwinder Singh, who has sung 'Main Desh Nahi Jukhne Doonga', which was recently launched as BJP's party anthem, says he accepted the offer as he was told it was a patriotic song meant to be used in a film. "A song came my way which was positive,...
  • IIFA 2014: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' wins nine technical awards 28-02-2014 02:42 PM

    Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' has won nine nods in the technical categories of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) annual extravaganza, it was announced here Friday. Running laps ahead of the pack, the Milkha Singh biographical has bagged best cinematography (Binod Pradhan), best screenplay (Prasoon Joshi), best dialogue...
  • Kiran Rao to hold special screening of documentary film 'Gulabi Gang' 13-02-2014 12:10 PM

    Mumbai: A special screening of documentary film titled 'Gulabi Gang', directed by Nishtha Jain, will be held tomorrow for many Bollywood biggies including Raj Kumar Hirani, Gauri Shinde, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Prasoon Joshi. Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who is supporting the documentary, has invited these A-listers to view it. Last...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Lyrics 30-01-2014 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • What flag hoisting means to Bollywood celebrities 25-01-2014 03:12 PM

    Mumbai: As India prepares to celebrates its 65th Republic Day on Sunday, Bollywood veterans like Ramesh Sippy and Subhash Ghai recall what hoisting the national flag means to them: Ramesh Sippy (Filmmaker): When the flag is hoisted, we feel that we are Indians. That flag reminds us that because of...
  • Naseer is entitled to his opinion on 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag': Farhan 22-01-2014 04:15 PM

    Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar, who played the lead role in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' has declined to get into the debate about Naseeruddin Shah's comment about the film being fake, saying that the veteran actor is entitled to his own opinion. "It is his opinion and he is entitled to his opinion....
  • Javed Akhtar gives Jaipur Literature Festival a miss 20-01-2014 09:52 AM

    Bollywood lyricist-scriptwriter Javed Akhtar who was to attend the annual Jaipur Literature Festival on Sunday gave it a miss. The 69-year-old lyricist was scheduled to participate in a session titled "Urdu Mein Hindustan" in conversation with popular Hindi poet Ashok Vajpayi. In Akhtar's absence, the session was taken over by...
  • 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...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to recite couplets with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy's music 09-08-2013 10:27 AM

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, will lend his distinct baritone to couplets by writer Prasoon Joshi's poetry and composer trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy's music. It will be performed live as part of 'Saath Hain Hum Uttarakhand' initiative to raise funds for the rehabilitation of the flood-struck state. The musical act, to be...
  • AR Rahman: Excited to be a part of Coke Studio@MTV Season 3 02-08-2013 10:41 AM

    Mumbai: After successful seasons of Coke Studio @MTV being liked by the audience, the popular music show is back with its third season. The new season was launched by Sukhwinder Singh, lyricist Prasoon Joshi, Papon, Salim-Sulaiman, AR Rahman, Clinton Cerejo, Hishesh Soni, and Bollywood actors Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and...
  • I'll direct if no one else will do justice to my script: Prasoon Joshi 03-06-2013 06:00 PM

    Prasoon Joshi is an Indian lyricist, script writer and advertising professional. He has won the National Award twice for his work in 'Taare Zameen Par' and in 'Chittagong'. His forthcoming project as the script and dialogue writer is the eagerly awaited 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' to be released in July 2013....
  • Rahman's CWG song tweaked to make it peppy 16-09-2010 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: 'India bula liya', the Commonwealth theme song, composed by Oscar-winner A R Rahman, has been tweaked and turned into a "peppy sports anthem". The original version of the song got a lukewarm response from the audience and was openly criticised by CWG Organising Committee's executive board member V...
  • Watch: Prasoon Joshi on his National Award 08-09-2009 12:06 AM

    He won the award for the song Maa from Taare Zameen Par. ...
  • Watch: South India bags National Awards honours 07-09-2009 11:39 PM

    The 55th National Awards were announced on Monday afternoon. ...
  • 55th National Awards 07-09-2009 03:17 PM

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  • Gossip: Salman gets Rs 4 cr for ad 20-04-2009 09:42 PM

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  • Watch: The real heroes from the North 15-03-2009 12:00 AM

    Prasoon Joshi presents the real heroes from the North of India. ...
  • Watch: Prasoon Joshi recites his poem against terror 07-12-2008 05:16 PM

    The lyricist has named the poem as 'Is Baar Nahi' (Not this time). ...
  • Aamir makes a rare appearance at an award's show 21-03-2008 03:19 AM

    Dubai: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq hopes his team can learn from its mistakes and show improvement in the third one-day international against Sri Lanka on Friday. Pakistan won the first of five matches by eight wickets last week but allowed Sri Lanka to level the series with a 25-run victory...
  • 'Ad'-on filmmakers, B'wood's latest talent pool 27-12-2007 12:32 AM

    Chennai: England skipper Andrew Strauss on Sunday accepted his team's poor batting but praised his bowlers for snatching a narrow six-run win over South Africa to enhance their chances of making the World Cup quarterfinal. "It was a huge game for us. After the Ireland game, we really needed to...