Remake

  • I loved 'Lucia', says filmmaker Prasad Marar 17-02-2014 12:05 PM

    Chennai: The Tamil remake of critically and commercially successful Kannada blockbuster "Lucia" will have a few changes to suit the sensibilities of the local audience, says its director Prasad Marar. The yet-untitled remake features southern actor Siddharth in the lead. "We have already started shooting. The film will undergo minor...
  • Manoj Bajpayee to act in the remake of Malayalam film 'Traffic' 06-02-2014 04:35 PM

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee has proved his acting mettle in movies like 'Pinjar' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', but dubbing is something which is still 'tedious' for the actor. The 44-year-old took to Twitter to announce that he was dubbing for his upcoming film which is a remake of Malayalam film 'Traffic'....
  • I never said I won't do remakes: Salman Khan 31-01-2014 10:37 AM

    Mumbai: Salman Khan today dismissed reports that he was averse to acting in remakes after his recent movie 'Jai Ho', which is the remake of Chiranjeevi-starrer Telugu film 'Stalin', failed at the box office. "I will do remakes. Who said I won't do them? I never said that I won't...
  • Huge demand for remake rights of 'Ninnindale' even before its release? 10-01-2014 03:55 PM

    The promos and songs of Puneeth Rajkumar starrer 'Ninnindale' is already creating a lot of buzz and if sources are to be believed then there is also a huge demand for the remake rights of the Kannada film. The film is yet to hit the screens but it seems the...
  • Ben Affleck quits the remake of 'Tell No One'? 24-11-2013 03:35 PM

    London: Actor Ben Affleck has reportedly walked away from the Hollywood remake of French drama 'Tell No One'. The 'Argo' star-director signed on to revamp Guillaume Cannet's 2006 thriller in 2011, but it appears he is no longer attached to the project and filmmaker Gavin O'Connor is now in negotiations...
  • Sooraj was at a hotel when Jiah died: Aditya Pancholi 13-11-2013 04:50 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Aditya Pancholi, harried by the sudden allegations against his son in the Jiah Khan case, says Sooraj was at a five star hotel when the actress died. "We've footage of Sooraj entering the hotel, spending time in there with his friend and leaving the hotel. Therefore the question...
  • Naga Chaitanya to star in Telugu remake of 'Singh Vs Kaur' 27-10-2013 04:03 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya is likely to feature in the Telugu remake of recent Punjabi hit 'Singh v/s Kaur'. Veteran producer D Ramanaidu, who had produced the original, plans to remake the film in Telugu as well. "Ramanaidu plans to remake the film with Chaitanya. If everything goes as...
  • 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' likely to have a Tamil remake 03-10-2013 01:15 PM

    Chennai: The phenomenal success of Pawan Kalyan-starrer Telugu action-drama 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' has attracted eyeballs of leading producers who have expressed interest to remake the film in Tamil. "Nobody has bought the remake rights yet but several producers have expressed interest in the remake. A leading producer of Tamil movies is...
  • Salman Khan to start 'Hero' remake next year 27-09-2013 11:06 AM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Salman Khan, who is all set to produce the remake of Subhash Ghai's hit film 'Hero', will start rolling the cameras for the movie by early next year. A 1983 film, 'Hero' was directed by Subhash Ghai and featured Jackie Shroff and Meenakshi Sheshadri, who were new at...
  • Consent from original crew is the right way for remakes: Farhan 05-09-2013 12:15 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-director Farhan Akhtar, whose father-scriptwriter Javed has been embroiled in a legal battle with those remaking 'Zanjeer', says the right way to go about remakes is to take the consent of those associated with the original. The remake of the 1973 Amitabh Bachchan-Jaya starrer has been in news regarding...
  • The remake of 'Baton Baton Mein' is on the cards 01-08-2013 11:41 AM

    Mumbai: Acclaimed filmmaker Basu Chatterjee's 1979 film 'Baton Baton Mein' is set to be remade. Aditya Bhatia, who produced the recently released erotic film 'Nasha', is keen to drive the project ahead. "It's true that I am remaking Mr. Basu's cult film 'Baton Baton Mein'. But right now I am...
  • I don't believe in remakes or biopics: Waheeda Rehman 29-07-2013 01:26 PM

    Mumbai: While Bollywood filmmakers have been cashing-in on the trend of remakes and biopics, legendary actress Waheeda Rehman is not in favour of them. Amid reports of biopics being planned on actor-filmmaker Guru Dutt and singer-actor Kishore Kumar, Waheeda feels making a biopic is not the right thing as it...
  • South remakes are hit in Bollywood due to star presence: Prabhudeva 26-07-2013 11:21 AM

    Mumbai: Choreographer-director Prabhu Deva feels southern remakes are getting recognised in Bollywood because of the presence of big stars. Prabhu Deva has made three films in Hindi and all of them have been remakes. Two of his films, 'Wanted' (remake of Telugu film 'Pokiri') and 'Rowdy Rathore' (remake of Telugu...
  • Suraj Pancholi is very much a part of 'Hero' remake: Subhash Ghai 18-07-2013 10:55 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai said that he and actor Salman Khan stood by their commitment to launch Suraj Pancholi in the remake version of 1983 film 'Hero'. Ghai further said that model-actress Jiah Khan suicide case will have no bearing on the newcomer's debut. Speculations were rife that Suraj, son...
  • Khubsoorat: Sonam Kapoor not worried about comparisons with Rekha 13-07-2013 09:59 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who will be seen in the remake of 'Khubsoorat', says it's a contemporary film and the story does not ape the 1980 hit movie. The original 'Khubsoorat' had Rekha in the lead role of a happy-go-lucky girl and she was joined by the likes of Ashok...
  • Couldn't show Pran the 'Zanjeer' remake: Amit Mehra 12-07-2013 11:40 PM

    Mumbai: Producer Prakash Mehra's son Amit Mehra who is remaking his father's hit film 'Zanjeer' Friday said he was shocked to hear about veteran actor Pran's death and upset that now he will not be able to show him the remake's final cut. "This is a very sad news I...
  • Kahaani's Tamil remake 'Anaamika' to be released this Dussehra 10-07-2013 02:36 PM

    Hyderabad: Nayanthara starrer bilingual venture 'Anaamika' is all set to hit theatres on October 14. Directed by Sekhar Kammula, the film, which is an adaptation of Vidya Balan's starrer Bollywood film 'Kahaani', is currently in its final stages of shooting with the cast here. "It's an honour to have worked...
  • Rishi Kapoor planning an 'Awaara' remake? 22-05-2013 11:43 PM

    Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone have been running the promotional relay for their upcoming film 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'. And while pitching their romantic drama to the media on Tuesday in Mumbai, Kapoor junior also clarified about reports of papa Rishi Kapoor wanting to remake Awara with him. ...
  • Rishi and Ranbir likely to remake Raj Kapoor's 'Awara' 21-05-2013 02:13 PM

    Mumbai: Rishi Kapoor and his actor son Ranbir are getting ready to step into the former's grandfather Prithiviraj Kapoor and father Raj Kapoor's roles in an 'Awara' remake. And with the remake of 'Awara', the Kapoors' illustrious home banner RK Films would be grandly revived. Before that Rishi and his...
  • Why would I want to do my mother's film remake: Soha 19-05-2013 06:07 PM

    Mumbai: She isn't in filmdom for either fame or money, rather Soha Ali Khan wants to do good work and also clarifies that doing a remake of her mother's film is not on her wish-list. Daughter of veteran actress Sharmila Tagore and late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Soha said:...
  • Approval of Salim-Javed must for 'Zanjeer' remake, says Arbaaz Khan 23-04-2013 12:14 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Arbaaz Khan, whose father Salim co-scripted the film, feels that it's important to take the consent of all the people who were part of the original while remaking a movie. The remake of the Amitabh Bachchan starrer has been in news regarding copyright and royalty issues. Both -...
  • Bollywood's remake formula: Controversy in the air 12-04-2013 05:39 PM

    Bollywood is on a remake drive, or should we say overdrive?, Churning out and in some cases mauling classics of the 70ies and 80ies with varying degrees of success. ...
  • Remakes of 'Lakhon Ki Baat', 'Shaukeen' soon 09-04-2013 10:36 AM

    Mumbai: Noted director Basu Chatterjee's two super hit films 'Shaukeen' (1982) and 'Lakhon Ki Baat' (1984) are all set to join the list of Bollywood remakes. 'Lakhon Ki Baat' featuring Sanjeev Kumar, Farooq Shaikh and Anita Raj in pivotal roles is getting remade by filmmaker Rumi Jaffery, who made films...
  • Remake trend will continue, unless audiences reject it: Mayank Shekhar 08-04-2013 05:24 PM

    How does the 'Chashme Buddoor' of 1981 and the 'Chashme Baddoor' of 2013 stack up against one another? Film critic Mayank Shekhar shared his perspective in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q. Do you think bigger stars could have helped the new 'Chashme Baddoor'? Asked by: Sufi from Roadies A....
  • Chashme Baddoor: I approach comedy through drama, says Divyendu 06-04-2013 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: Luv Ranjan's 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama' provided Divyendu Sharma the desired platform in the Hindi film industry. He plays Omi in David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. Divyendu opens up about his methods and relationship with David Dhawan during a candid conversation. Q: The character of Liquid gave you a footing...
  • First Look: 'Toofan', the Telugu remake of 1978 classic Zanjeer 29-03-2013 02:06 PM

    Watch the first look of 'Toofan', the Telugu remake of the 1978 classic Zanjeer starring Ram Charan Teja and Priyanka Chopra. ...