Prateik Babbar

  • 'Rum Pum Poshsh' stalled due to financial complications: Prateik January 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar has announced that one of his films 'Rum Pum Poshsh' has been stalled due to financial crises. The youthcentric 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 December 12, 2013

    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 and...
  • Snapshot: Prateik, Sophie cheer for Sonam Kapoor as she walks the ramp November 16, 2013

    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 October 18, 2013

    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 NGO. "I don't...
  • Neil Nitin no longer a part of 'Rum Pum Posshh': Prateik Babbar August 21, 2013

    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 26yearold said here Tuesday at the relaunch of a branch...
  • My instinct guides me through the casting process: Manish Tiwary July 30, 2013

    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 July 29, 2013

    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 the state...
  • 'Issaq' review: It's an exhausting and predictable exercise in futility August 2, 2013

    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 sets the...
  • 'Issaq' Tweet Review: Poor screenplay and editing hampers the film July 26, 2013

    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 is...
  • Issaq: Prateik has no ego hassles, says Amyra Dastur July 25, 2013

    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 July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Prateik Babbar, son of actorturnedpolitician 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 26yearold says he does not like using his surname to get big banner...
  • 'Issaq' Music Review: It's an experimental album July 5, 2013

    Music composers: SachinJigar 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 instruments and singers'...
  • Manish Tiwary wanted Imran Khan to play the lead in 'Issaq' June 30, 2013

    Mumbai: After making 'Dil, Dosti etc', director Manish Tiwary is adapting William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' but the director says his Banarasbased 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 first...
  • 'Issaq' trailer: Romeo and Juliet set in Benares May 31, 2013

    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. ...
  • Amy partying hard affects Shankar's next film 'I' August 30, 2012

    Amy Jackson and 'Ek Deewana Tha' (Vinnaithandi Varuvaya) costar, Prateik Babbar were visibly head over heels for one another and were dating ever since the film kickstarted. It's also said that the duo moved in together in Mumbai for a while. However, a leading daily has now subtly suggested that the...
  • Malayalam actress Evelyn Sharma moves to Bollywood July 26, 2012

    She is stunning in a red sari, as seen in the new Parachute body lotion commercial on TV. She will also be seen in Euphorias latest music video, C U Later, a few months from now. Having entered the Indian modeling world last year, Evelyn Sharma, 26, owes her exotic...
  • Prateik is excited to play with guns in 'Issaq' July 15, 2012

    Bangalore: Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar says he was excited about playing with guns and doing stunts in his first action movie 'Issaq' where he plays a 'Banarasi' boy in the lead role. "It's very exciting for any young man... it's a dream to play with guns and do stunts. It...
  • 'Dil Dosti Etc' director returns with 'Issaq' June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: After starring as a lover boy in his last release 'Ek Deewana Tha', actor Prateik Babbar says his next film 'Issaq' will see him in a different avatar altogether.The 25yearold plays a boy from Benaras in the film, directed by Manish Tiwary of 'Dil, Dosti, etc' fame. "Issaq is...
  • Tweet Review: Ekk Deewana Tha, 1st day, 1st show February 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The director Gautham Menon's 'Ek Deewana Tha' will be Prateik Babbar's second film as a solo hero. His first 'My Friend Pinto' had bombed drastically at the box office, so he will be under a lot of pressure to deliver a hit. It's Menon's return to Hindi films...
  • Friday Release: Menon's magic in 'Ek Deewana Tha' March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The director of 'Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein', this is the best introduction one can give of Gautham Menon to the Hindi film fans. The master of romantic stories is returning to Hindi films after a span of ten years with 'Ek Deewana Tha'. The story features a...
  • Preview: Ekk Deewana Tha and pangs of first love February 15, 2012

    New Delhi: How is it like falling in love for the first time, is what actor Prateik is set explore in his new film 'Ekk Deewana Tha', which releases Friday. Directed by Gautham Menon, the film is a launchpad of British actress Amy Jackson. A Hindi remake of Menon's Tamil movie...
  • I may try my luck with Amy yet again: Prateik February 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Prateik is all set to spend his Valentine's Day with his costar Amy Jackson to promote his forthcoming film 'Ek Deewana Tha', which will see the young actor in a romantic hero's role for the first time, and is also planning to try his luck with his costar yet...
  • Not scared of controversies, says Prateik Babbar February 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Prateik is unperturbed by the controversy surrounding the song 'Hosanna' from his readytorelease movie 'Ek Deewana Tha' and says one should not pay much attention to such things. "Sometimes it is beneficial to you and sometimes it is not. So, you should not pay too much attention to controversies....
  • I am close and comfortable with Amy: Prateik February 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Even as rumor mills are abuzz with the growing proximity between Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar and Amy Jackson, he says, though she is very hard to be pleased, they are very close and comfortable with each other. Ever since Prateik and Amy started shooting for Gautham Menon's romantic...
  • Prateik Babbar moves in with Amy Jackson February 1, 2012

    Mumbai: We think Prateik and Amy Jackson are going a little overboard in their attempts to display their love to the world. They cosy up at media meets, they've moved in together and now we see Prateik asking the world for advice on celebrating his girlfriend's birthday on twitter. He...
  • Prateik acts pricey for 'Second Time Lucky' January 27, 2012

    Mumbai: It had been earlier reported that Prateik lost out on Shoojit Sircar's Second Time Lucky because the production house, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, had apprehensions about casting the actor in a complex character. Apparently, this decision was taken after watching his lackluster performance in Prakash Jha's Aarakshan. Now, however, the...