Priyadarshan

  • Doordarshan's 'Best of Indian Cinema' series to screen 'Shevri', 'Kantatar' and other critically-acclaimed films 07-04-2014 04:54 PM

    As many as 104 award-winning and critically acclaimed films are being showcased by Doordarshan under the initiative 'Best Of Indian Cinema'. As a part of the bi-weekly initiative which started in November 2013, DD has been screening multi-lingual films such as 'Maati Maay' by Chitra Palekar, 'Harud' by Aamir Bashir...
  • Lizzy and I are together: Priyadarshan 23-02-2014 03:42 PM

    Mumbai: Reacting to rumours of a rift in his marriage, acclaimed filmmaker Priyadarshan has said that he is "very much together" with his wife Lizzy. He says arguments are a part of every couple's life, but "no one has the right to put our marriage on display". The prolific filmmaker,...
  • Will Kareena Kapoor romance Mohanlal? 31-10-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Popular directors Amal Neerad and Priyadarshan are set to make two films which have the same title. If reports are to be believed, plans are underway to make a movie based on the life of Kunjali Marakkar, a valiant warrior. While Mammootty plays the lead in the Amal...
  • Ace director Priyadarshan faces political heat 29-05-2013 11:40 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Well-known filmmaker Priyadarshan Tuesday drew flak for saying that the Malayalam film industry is in shambles and it doesn't have any minister to manage it. Priyadarshan made the statement at the annual state film award function, organised by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy and the filmmaker is the chairman...
  • Malayalam actor Innocent is cured of cancer 15-04-2013 11:50 AM

    Kochi: Veteran comedian and character artiste Innocent, who was suffering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma, says he is cured now and ready to put on the grease paint again. "I have been asked by directors like Priyadarshan and Sathyan Anthicadu to act in their films. I have agreed as I am cured...
  • Priyadarshan to make a comeback in Malayalam films 10-04-2013 12:01 AM

    Malayalam actor Priyan was last seen in the 2011 film 'Arabeem Ottakom, Madhavan Nairum'. Now after two years from this movie, Priyadharshan is making a comeback to Mollywood with a new humorous film. And as usual Superstar Mohanlal will lead the cast list of this movie which will also feature...
  • Ameesha Patel: I never left Bollywood 01-02-2013 02:58 PM

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  • Lal adds to his collection camera of his first film 08-12-2012 04:06 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a rare bargain with the Kerala government, Malayalam super star Mohanlal has added to his personal collection the movie camera with which his first unreleased film was shot 35 years back. The actor would gift a new hitech camera to the Kerala State Film Development Corporation (KSFDC) in...
  • Priyadarshan's wife asked to appear before HC 02-11-2012 11:08 AM

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court directed Bollywood director Priyadarshan's wife Lissy to personally appear on November 12 in a contempt of court case. The Ernakulam district collector has also been asked to be present in the court. Justice B P Ray issued the direction on a contempt petition filed by...
  • Mohanlal gets more offers from Bollywood town 21-10-2012 06:24 PM

    The most versatile actor of modern India, Mohanlal who mesmerised Bollywood with his performance in films like 'Company' and 'Aag' is getting more offers from Hindi industry. The actor who had been in Priyadarshan's recent Hindi flick 'Tezz' is reported to be called in for another cameo role in Priyan's...
  • Review: 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' lacks pace, humour 29-09-2012 03:27 AM

    Cast: Shreyas Talpade, Nana Patekar, Madhurima, Sona Nair, Om Puri, Paresh Rawal, Neeraj Vora Director: Priyadarshan If Priyadarshans earlier comedy of errors left you wanting for more then youre in for some serious fun in Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal. The film has borrowed its theme and basic premise from a Malayalam...
  • Friday Release: Priyan's 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' 27-09-2012 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: It seems Paresh Rawal is going to be the most seen man of this week. His two films are releasing simultaneously. Rawal's 'Oh My God' is releasing with 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal', though he is not in the lead role in 'Kamal Dhamaal Malamaal'. At the first glance, 'Kamaal...
  • Catholics upset at portrayal in new Bollywood film 23-09-2012 04:50 PM

    Mumbai: Catholics have threatened to stop the screening of a forthcoming Hindi movie directed by Priyadarshan, 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' if certain scenes making a disresptful portrayal of the community and its priests are not deleted, an official said here Sunday. A delegation of representatives of Catholic groups and a priest...
  • Don't know how to make hit films: Priyadarshan 11-09-2012 06:20 PM

    Mumbai: After being in the industry for over three decades, National award winning filmmaker Priyadarshan says he still does not know the formula of making successful movies and luring audience to cinema halls. The veteran director has a large body of work in Hindi and down South in Tamil, Telugu...
  • Amala Paul attends 'Run Baby Run' private screening 29-08-2012 07:16 PM

    Amala Paul has a new release in Malayalam, on the auspicious occasion of Onam. The actress shares screen space with Mollywood Superstar, Mohanlal in 'Run Baby Run'. Although the actress had earlier done a few roles in Malayalam, this is her first film as the main female lead. Mohanlal held...
  • Paresh Rawal is my known devil: Priyadarshan 29-08-2012 05:01 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Paresh Rawal has featured in most of the Hindi films made by Priyadarshan. The filmmaker reveals the reason is that they enjoy a good rapport. "Because my vibe is very good with him. I always say I have so many known devils and I prefer them over unknown...
  • Akshay Kumar to act in Priyadarshan's AIDS film? 28-08-2012 05:20 PM

    Mumbai: If all goes well then Akshay Kumar will be doing Priyadarshan's much-awaited film based on AIDS, which is targeted for international festival circuits. "Akshay knows the subject. I have not given him the script yet. We may go with Akshay and if not him then newcomers. Whatever I tell...
  • Vikram's 'Thaandavam' gets a grand music launch 16-08-2012 02:06 PM

    The music release of Vikram starrer 'Thaandavam', the 25th venture of G V Prakash Kumar, was a grand affair in Chennai on 15th August evening. Since it was Independence Day, the event started with AR Rahman's Vandemataram. The audio was released by filmmakers Bala and Lingusamy amid huge applause from...
  • 'Rangrez' coming as remake of Tamil film 'Nadodigal' 17-07-2012 12:48 PM

    It is no longer news that Samuthirakani's hit film 'Nadodigal' will be taken to the Hindi audience. The film will be helmed by Priyadarshan and star Jackky Bhagnani and '180' fame Priya Anand in the lead roles with newbies in supporting cast. The film has now been tentatively titled 'Rangrez'....
  • Actor Mohanlal to act in three more films this year 20-05-2012 11:03 AM

    As per the latest schedules, Mollywood Superstar Mohanlal will have three more films to release this year. After his 'Grandmaster' which had a different Lal in the offering, the coming movies will also display the best in the star. The immediate release of the star will be the movie with...
  • 'Tezz' debacle: Priyan apologises to Ajay Devgn 08-05-2012 03:37 PM

    Mumbai: Although director Priyadarshan has apparently apologised to Ajay Devgn for the dismal performance of Tezz at the box office, industry sources say the actor may not work with the director again. Priyan had been quoted saying that since the actor had trusted him completely with the film, he feels...
  • Priyadarshan unaware of his calibre: Anil Kapoor 02-05-2012 01:35 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Anil Kapoor, who re-united with director Priyadarshan in 'Tezz' after a gap of 14 years, says the filmmaker has a lot of potential in him but hasn't realised it yet. The 52-year-old actor worked with Priyadarshan first in the 1997 film 'Virasat' and thinks that the...
  • Box Office: 'The Avengers' scores over 'Tezz' 01-05-2012 12:01 PM

    Mumbai: For someone who has been a crowd-puller with his comedies, it seems director Priyadarshan has got it wrong with his action film Tezz this time. Meanwhile, trade experts refer to Life Ki Toh Lag Gayi as a non-starter. However, this week's Hollywood import The Avengers not only opened with...
  • Aamir Khan in Priyadarshan's film on AIDS? 30-04-2012 12:21 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan is likely to feature in Priyadarshan's much-awaited film based on AIDS. "The project on AIDS is on, but the script is not yet ready... (I had) too many schedules and things to do so couldn't finish the script. I had discussed it with Aamir earlier and...