Rajkumar Hirani

  • Vidhu Vindo Chopra finds the fourth idiot, hints at '3 Idiots' sequel June 30, 2014

    Are plans underway to work on the sequel of '3 idiots'? well, if the recent tweet of Vidhu Vindo Chopra is anything to go by, there is a possibility. Vidhu, who had produced the much-acclaimed film, took to Twitter to announce that they have managed to find the 4th idiot....
  • Anees Bazmee avoids Box Office clash with 'P.K'; to release 'Welcome Back' on a different date June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Anees Bazmee's 'Welcome Back', which is scheduled for a release Dec 19, will no longer be released that Friday now that Rajkumar Hirani's Aamir Khan-starrer 'P.K.' is releasing on the same date. Bazmee is not interested in creating an unnecessary and unhealthy competition. "My producer Feroz Nadiadwala wants us to stick...
  • Post '3 Idiots', I was offered only pregnant woman's role: Mona Singh May 11, 2014

    Mumbai: She had a sizeable role in Rajkumar Hirani's 2009 box office biggie "3 Idiots", but after that actress Mona Singh wasn't too active on the big screen and the small screen star blames it on stereotype offers. Mona, who was seen as Kareena Kapoor's character's pregnant elder sister in "3...
  • Aamir Khan's 'P.K.' release date confirmed for December 19 April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Christmas season seems to spell magic for Aamir Khan's films and continuing with the trend, the makers of his upcoming film "P.K." have decided to release it about a week before X-Mas. "Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films, in association with Disney India, confirm that 'P.K.' shall release...
  • Is Ranbir Kapoor playing Sanjay Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani's biopic on the actor? March 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The story of Sanjay Dutt's life is likely to go on the screen and, if all goes well, director Rajkumar Hirani and actor Ranbir Kapoor would come together for the first time to tell the highs and lows in the 54-year-old star's life. The decision was reportedly taken around...
  • Writers are not given their due, they should be respected and valued, says Rajkumar Hirani March 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Rajkumar Hirani feels film industry has often short-changed writers and it's high time they get due respect and value for their work. "A good story makes the film good. The script has to be right. Writers are backbone of a film. I feel writers are not given their...
  • Why was Aamir Khan's 'Peekay' release date pushed to Christmas March 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani says Christmas is the perfect time to release 'Peekay' as most Aamir Khan-starrers released around the festival have performed well at the box office. Earlier, the film was slated to release June 6 this year. However, now it will hit the screens this Christmas Dec 25. "There was...
  • Sanjay Dutt shot for his role in 'PK' before going to jail: Rajkumar Hirani March 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Rajkumar Hirani has said actor Sanjay Dutt shot for his portions in the upcoming film 'P.K' before going to jail last year to serve his remaining term in the 1993 bomb blast case. "He has already shot for his portions before he went (to jail)," Hirani said at an...
  • If you have a camera on your phone and a great idea then shoot it: Rajkumar Hirani November 17, 2013

    Hyderabad: Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani, who is here to watch his son Vir's directorial debut film 'Return Gift', expressed his desire to direct films for children someday. 'Return Gift', a four-minute film made by the teenaged son of '3 Idiots' director, is based on a true story of his grandmother. It...
  • Rajkumar Hirani's son turns director with 'Return Gift' November 15, 2013

    Hyderabad: Popular Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani's son Vir turns director with 'Return Gift', which will be screened here during ongoing 18th International Children's Film Festival, India (ICFFI). "The movie is on how a person throws out garbage from his house's window without caring about neighbours," Monica Wahi, curator of 18th ICFFI,...
  • Aamir Khan's 'P.K.' to be released on June 6, 2014 October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajkumar Hirani's political satire 'P.K.' is set to hit the screens June 6 next year. Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films, in association with Disney UTV, have announced the release date of 'P.K.' in an official statement. After the success of '3 Idiots', Hirani has teamed up again...
  • What was Aamir Khan's son Junaid doing in Dilli Haat? September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: With his hair tied back, looking casual in army style shirt and trousers, and a pair of glasses, Junaid wasn't the spitting image of Aamir Khan as the father-son duo shot for Rajkumar Hirani's 'Peekay' at Dilli Haat, INA a few days back. But what he has inherited...
  • Aamir Khan shoots for 'Peekay' in Delhi, leaves fans mesmerised with acting skills September 28, 2013

    New Delhi: From making consistent efforts to sneak past the burly bouncers into the shoot area to screaming Aamir Khan's name, starstruck fans tried their best to get a glimpse of the star during his recent trip to Delhi. Rajkumar Hirani's upcoming political satire 'Peekay', which features Aamir Khan and...
  • Dhoom 3: Final cut ready, Aamir waiting for the release August 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Aamir Khan is happy after watching the final cut of his upcoming action film 'Dhoom 3' and says he can't wait for the audience to see it this Christmas. The 48-year-old will play an antagonist for the first time in the third installment of the popular 'Dhoom' series...
  • Not running a race with any director: Rajkumar Hirani July 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Rajkumar Hirani, director of successful films 'Munnabhai M.B.B.S.', 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai' and '3 Idiots', is not trying to outdo his contemporaries and says his endeavour is to tell good stories. Currently, he is busy shooting 'P.K.', starring Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma in the lead. "I don't think any of...
  • For Anushka Sharma, backless dresses signify confidence June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma confesses to be completely in love with backless dresses, saying for her it is "synonymous with confidence". "Backless signifies confidence and that's always in fashion, always in vogue. Backless in my head is synonymous to confidence and hence extremely important," Anushka told reporters during the making of...
  • Sanjay Dutt needs eight more days to shoot for 'PK' April 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who was working in double shifts to wrap up his projects before surrendering himself, needs about a week's time to finish the shooting of 'PK'. A source close to the team revealed that director Rajkumar Hirani had requested Aamir Khan to take time out from his schedule...
  • Anushka Sharma: Lucky to work with great directors April 7, 2013

    Vancouver: Actress Anushka Sharma, who is teaming up with Aamir Khan for the first time in Rajkumar Hirani's 'Peekay', says she is lucky to work with great directors so early in her career. "I am having a lovely time shooting 'Peekay' with Raju Hirani. His passion for cinema encourages you...
  • Aamir Khan is busy learning Bhojpuri for 'Peekay' April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan is said to be learning Bhojpuri for his upcoming Rajkumar Hirani directed movie 'Peekay'. The 48-year-old has been taking lessons over the last four months as his character in the movie demands fluency in the language. "Aamir has been trying to master Bhojpuri for the last four...
  • Steven Spielberg to meet 61 Bollywood celebrities in India March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg is in India and will be meeting Amitabh Bachchan and other film personalities from Indian film industry at a party hosted by businessman Anil and Tina Ambani in Mumbai tonight at their residence. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was in Bhopal for Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha', flew...
  • Rajeev Khandelwal to Sushant Singh Rajput: TV actors eye 70 mm March 7, 2013

    He was star of the small screen before Sushant Singh Rajput got his big Bollywood break in 'Kai Po Che!'. With the film striking the right chord within the audience, Sushant - who is also part of Rajkumar Hirani's 'PK' and Yash Raj Film's untitled next - is now being...
  • Subhash Kapoor to direct the next 'Munna Bhai' film March 5, 2013

    It's Bollywood's most loved and successful franchise. But till now the makers of Munna Bhai series were looking for a director as Rajkumar Hirani doesn't want to direct it anymore. Good news is they have found a director and the third film is finally on track. ...
  • Snapshot: Aamir and his son Azad on sets of 'Peekay' March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan is currently shooting for Rajkumar Hirani's next 'Peekay' in Rajasthan. The actor is accompanied by his wife Kiran Rao and his son Azad Rao Khan. Aamir was recently spotted with his son on the sets of 'Peekay'. ...
  • Subhash Kapoor to direct the next 'Munna Bhai' film March 2, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Munna Bhai Chale Dilli', the tentative title of the third "Munna Bhai" film of the popular Bollywood franchise, will be directed by Subhash Kapoor. The earlier films in the franchise - 'Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.' and 'Lage Raho Munnabhai' - were directed by Rajkumar Hirani under the Vidhu Vinod Chopra...
  • Snapshot: OMG! Is that Aamir Khan in a ghagra? February 6, 2013

    It doesn't get more bizarre than this. Superstar Aamir Khan was recently spotted on the sets of 'P.K' wearing a blazer and a ghagra. The actor is currently shooting in Rajasthan for the film which is being directed by Rajkumar Hirani. The film also stars Anushka Sharma and Sushant Singh...
  • Arshad: Lost the chance to work with Aamir in 'Peekay' January 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Arshad Warsi, who missed out on sharing screen space with Aamir Khan in Rajkumar Hirani's 'Peekay', feels saddened to have lost an opportunity to work with the senior actor as well as the filmmaker. "I know I missed out on an opportunity to work with...
  • Indian director wins Sundance-Mahindra award January 23, 2013

    Park City: Indian director Sarthak Dasgupta and three other directors today won the prestigious 2013 Sundance-Mahindra Global filmmaking award, which supports the emerging independent talent from around the world. Dasgupta, who has previously written and directed award-winning film 'The Great Indian Butterfly', won the award for his project 'The Music Teacher'. The...
  • Peekay: Arshad is not doing Rajkumar Hirani's film January 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi decided to choose Vishal Bharadwaj's much-awaited 'Dedh Ishqiya' over Raj Kumar Hirani's 'Peekay' following date issues. Hirani was keen on signing Arshad for 'Peekay' after the success of the 'Munnabhai' series, but the actor could not accommodate the film in his schedule. "Rajkumar Hirani wanted me to do...
  • PeeKay: War brewing between Sushant and Anushka? December 18, 2012

    Mumbai: While merrily lashing out at "competition" (read Deepika Padukone), Anushka Sharma also took a snipe at Sushant Singh Rajput, stating: "Sushant has only eight days of work (in Raj Kumar Hirani's "PeeKay"). He is just a small chapter in my life." Taking deep umbrage to what is being seen as...