Prateik Babbar

  • 'Rum Pum Poshsh' stalled due to financial complications: Prateik 09-01-2014 07:40 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar has announced that one of his films 'Rum Pum Poshsh' has been stalled due to financial crises. The youth-centric movie based on friendship also stars Neil Nitin Mukesh. "Sad news to share...'Rum Pum Poshsh' the film has been stalled due to financial complications," Prateik posted...
  • Got to be her sunshine kid: Prateik on Smita Patil 12-12-2013 05:43 PM

    Mumbai: On the eve of the 27th death anniversary of his late mother, actress Smita Patil who died due to childbirth complications, her son Prateik reminisced about his 'angel' and hoped to become her 'sunshine kid'. "It isn't far from the time the heavens got the better of her worth...
  • Snapshot: Prateik, Sophie cheer for Sonam Kapoor as she walks the ramp 16-11-2013 11:53 AM

    Known for her fashion sense, Sonam Kapoor walked the ramp for international designer Mark Fest on the first day of Signature International Fashion Weekend. The actress looked stunning as she walked the ramp in a gown. Though the actress sashayed the ramp, others from the film fraternity like Prateik and...
  • Have heard that mom was a wonderful person: Prateik 18-10-2013 01:37 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Prateik remembers his late mother and actress Smita Patil as a "wonderful" and "good at heart" person. Smita, known for her powerful performances in films like "Bhumika" and "Arth", died in 1986 following childbirth complications. She was 31. The actor celebrated Smita's 58th birth anniversary Thursday with an...
  • Neil Nitin no longer a part of 'Rum Pum Posshh': Prateik Babbar 21-08-2013 02:36 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Prateik, looking forward to his next film 'Rum Pum Posshh', has revealed that Neil Nitin Mukesh wouldn't be a part of the film. "Next up is 'Rum Pum Posshh'. It's a psychological thriller and I play a writer," the 26-year-old said here Tuesday at the re-launch of a...
  • My instinct guides me through the casting process: Manish Tiwary 30-07-2013 05:00 PM

    Director Manish Tiwary's new film 'Issaq' is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic Romeo and Juliet. Set in Benaras, the film is a modern take on the tragedy. Amyra Dastur is playing Prateik Babbar's love interest in 'Issaq'. 'Issaq' is also going to feature Ravi Kishan, Prashant Narayanan and Rajeshwari...
  • News briefs: Ninad organises cultural programme for govt officials in Patna 29-07-2013 09:21 PM

    Ninad organised a musical programme titled Mile Sur Mera Tumhara on Sunday. The programme provided an opportunity to the government officials to showcase their talents in the field of music. Officers performed songs, poetry, and mimicry showcasing their untapped talent. Patna: Theatre artistes protest through plays Different theatre groups across...
  • 'Issaq' review: It's an exhausting and predictable exercise in futility 26-07-2013 11:34 PM

    Cast: Prateik Babbar, Amyra Dastur, Ravi Kissen Director: Manish Tiwary 'Issaq', directed by Manish Tiwary has texture, some interesting characters, and a premise ripe with potential. Yet all that is squandered away in this rather literal adaptation of Romeo and Juliet because of an incoherent screenplay and sloppy editing. Tiwary...
  • Write your review: 'Issaq'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Isaaq' is an exhausting and predictable exercise in futility. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes. ...
  • 'Issaq' Tweet Review: Poor screenplay and editing hampers the film 26-07-2013 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' has been adapted quite a few times in Bollywood. This time round, director Manish Tiwary gives the famous love story his own interpretation and shifts the story to the ancient town of Varanasi. The film's main protagonist are played by relative newcomers. While Pratiek...
  • Issaq: Prateik has no ego hassles, says Amyra Dastur 25-07-2013 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Amyra Dastur, who doesn't engage in uninhibited talk in a group of unfamiliar faces, sallies forth into the world of glamour like a feminine and effective Juliet. While the Bollywood debutant sounds upbeat about her upcoming film 'Issaq', she can't conceal the fear of fame jeopardizing her...
  • Don't want to use my family name to get work: Prateik 22-07-2013 05:25 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Prateik Babbar, son of actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar and Smita Patil, is one of the few actors in Bollywood who does not like flaunting his filmi background and prefers doing things on his own. The 26-year-old says he does not like using his surname to get big banner...
  • 'Issaq' Music Review: It's an experimental album 05-07-2013 02:04 PM

    Music composers: Sachin-Jigar Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Prathiba Bhagel, Rashid Khan, Rahul Ram, Sachinn Gupta, Ankit Tiwari, Tarun Sagar, Mamta Sharma, Papon, Kirti Sagathia, Raghubir Yadav, Malini Awasthi and Smriti Jain Rating: 3 out of 5 The music of director Manish Tiwary's forthcoming movie 'Issaq' boasts of an intelligent blend of...
  • Manish Tiwary wanted Imran Khan to play the lead in 'Issaq' 30-06-2013 04:48 PM

    Mumbai: After making 'Dil, Dosti etc', director Manish Tiwary is adapting William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' but the director says his Banaras-based love story has all the elements of a typical Bollywood masala entertainer. 'Issaq' stars and debutant Amyra Dastur in lead. However, the 'Dhobi Ghat' actor was not his...
  • 'Issaq' trailer: Romeo and Juliet set in Benares 31-05-2013 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: The first trailer of 'Issaq' has been released. Directed by Manish Tiwary, the film stars Prateik Babbar and Amyra Dastur in the lead roles. The film is said to be based on 'Romeo and Juliet' and is set in the backdrop of Benaras. ...
  • Prateik Babbar to flaunt six pack abs in 'Issaq' 11-11-2011 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: After Aamir, Shah Rukh and Salman Khan, 'Dhobi Ghat' actor Prateik will be showing off his six pack abs in his next film 'Issaq'. Prateik, 24, has been working hard for the film, which is an adaptation of Shakespeare's classic 'Romeo and Juliet'. The actor is playing a...
  • Nervous about my first solo film: Prateik 14-10-2011 06:44 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Prateik, who is playing the lead in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'My Friend Pinto' says he does feel the pressure of doing a solo film. Prateik, who won critical acclaim for his debut performance in 'Jane Tu...Ya Jane Na' continued doing supporting roles in films like 'Dhobi Ghat',...
  • Friday Release: Bhansali's light comedy 'Pinto' 14-10-2011 02:57 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who made a departure from his usual intense cinema, to try hands at comedy with his latest release 'My Friend Pinto', says he would not have been able to do justice to the film had he directed it, as its not his forte. Bhansali's new...
  • Friday Release: A new side of Kalki in 'Pinto' 13-10-2011 06:52 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Kalki Koechlin is just four films old in Bollywood but says she doesn't want to restrict herself to a particular genre and is yet to learn the finer nuances of Hindi cinema. The 28-year-old actress of French descent began her career playing a modern Chandramukhi in husband...
  • Prateik is very spontaneous: Kalki Koechlin 09-10-2011 12:37 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Kalki Koechlin, who has teamed up with Prateik for soon-to-release movie 'My Friend Pinto', finds the co-star very spontaneous and humble. Kalki and Prateik, who walked the ramp for designer Rina Dhaka on the first day of the Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week (WIFW) Saturday, walked confidently...
  • Prateiks' journey to 'My Friend Pinto' 03-10-2011 05:17 PM

    Mumbai: In the backdrop of playing second fiddle to lead actors in various flicks, actor Prateik Babbar is keeping his fingers crossed ahead of the release of his first solo project as a protagonist 'My Friend Pinto' slated to release on October 14. The actor who won critical acclaim for...
  • Prateik plays a musician in 'My Friend Pinto' 02-10-2011 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: Sanjay Leela Bhansali has decided to go for light hearted films. Known for dark and profound films such as Khamoshi, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas and Black, Bhansali is soon coming up with a film called My Friend Pinto, which has comedy as its genre. However, this...
  • Amitabh Bachchan an ultimate role model: Prateik 29-09-2011 05:40 PM

    Mumbai: Young Bollywood actor Prateik, who has impressed critics with his performance in 'Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na', 'Dhobi Ghat' and 'Aarakshan', says megastar Amitabh Bachchan is his role model. "There are many (actors), a lot of seniors... I respect everyone a lot. They have worked hard all their life, so...
  • Prateik excited about first comedy 28-09-2011 07:55 PM

    Mumbai: After playing intense roles in 'Dhobi Ghat' and 'Dum Maaro Dum', Prateik is trying his luck in comedy with 'My Friend Pinto' and says he is quite excited about his first attempt in the genre. "It's my first attempt at comedy. I am very excited and I hope, I...