Sai Paranjpye

  • Farooq Sheikh used to flirt with me, says Sai Paranjpye December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: The inimitable Sai Paranjpye, who now lives a secluded life, remembers her 'Chashme Buddoor' actor Farooq Sheikh as a sweet wonderful person who wouldn't even mind flirting with her. "Farooq was an angel. He was god's child. One always says nice things about the departed. But honestly, even if Farooq...
  • Siddharth: 'Chashme Baddoor' was like a holiday for me April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Siddharth has done only three Hindi films in an acting career spanning over ten years. He was liked by the audience in 'Rang De Basanti' and 'Striker'. He has played Jai Lakhanpal in David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. He talks about his chemistry with David Dhawan and the experience...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Chashme Baddoor', 'The Call' April 6, 2013

    Like a battering ram, David Dhawan's puerile and frenzied remake, 'Chashme Baddoor', shatters and mauls your memories of Sai Paranjpye's charming original. The new 'Chashme Baddoor' does no justice to 1981 film, but it's not unwatchable either. 'The Call', starring Halle Berry, gets straight down to business. It's a promising...
  • Chashme Buddoor: Your guide to the popular brands of the 80s April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: "Khushboodaar, jhaagwala Chamko. Istemal kijiye baar baar lagatar Chamko". Who can forget the popular Chamko scene from the 1981 cult film 'Chashme Buddoor' where a simple salesgirl Neha (Deepti Naval) steps into a bacherlor's pad and gives Siddharth (Farooque Sheikh) a demonstration of the new detergent powder. Such...
  • 'Chashme Buddoor' (1981) review: It's cinematic nostalgia at its best April 12, 2013

    Cast: Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Bedi, Ravi Baswani, Saeed Jaffrey Director: Sai Paranjpye If you've watched the original 'Chashme Buddoor', it's unlikely that you'll ever forget the characters of Omi and Jai (played by Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani), two slackers who constantly bum cigarettes from Lalan Miyaan (Saeed Jaffrey) and...
  • Chashme Buddoor: Cherish the old world romance April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Sai Paranjpye's hugely acclaimed film of 1981, 'Chashme Buddoor' is also rereleasing alongwith David Dhawan's 'Chashme Baddoor'. Though the film is going to see a limited release under the PVR banner but it has created a good buzz among the film enthusiast. The film has been digitally...
  • Watch: How the original 'Chashme Buddoor' was restored April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The digitally restored version of director Sai Paranjpye's 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' is all set to be released on April 5, 2013. The film stars Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani in the lead roles. The technical team working on the print of the film has...
  • Old classics should be restored: Farooque Sheikh April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Restoring classics is like "restoring heritage", says seasoned actor Farooque Shiekh, who rues that many good films perished but is happy over steps being taken to save other masterpieces like his 'Chashme Buddoor'. One of the best classic comedies of all time, Sai Paranjpyedirected 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' has finally...
  • No link with old 'Chashme Buddoor': Siddharth July 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Multilingual actor Siddharth, who plays one of the leading men in David Dhawan's remake of 1981 classic Chashme Buddoor, says the movie cannot be compared with the original. "I'd never dare to compare David's and Sai Paranjpye's Chashme Buddoor. I didn't think of Sai's film even once. There's no...