Saqib Saleem

  • 'Hawaa Hawaai' beats new releases at the box office, earns Rs 5 crores in four days May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Amole Gupte's 'Hawaa Hawaai' has won the box office battle by collecting nearly Rs.5 crore in four days. It is closely followed by 'Mastram', about a porn writer. 'Hawaa Hawaai' released May 9 alongside small fries like 'Koyelaanchal', 'Yeh Hai Bakrapur', 'Manjunath' and 'Mastram'. With Saqib Salim and Amole's...
  • I am jealous of Ranbir Kapoor and his filmography: Saqib Saleem May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Saqib Saleem says he is jealous of emerging star Ranbir Kapoor and attributes his meteoric rise in Bollywood to his ability to be both a star and an actor. Saqib, who has starred in four films since making his Bollywood debut in 2011 with 'Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge',...
  • 'Hawaa Hawaai' review: The film is a slim story told with a heart May 10, 2014

    Cast: Partho Gupte, Saqib Saleem, Makarand Deshpande Director: Amole Gupte Hawaa Hawaai, directed by Amole Gupte, is about a poor fatherless boy who works at a tea stall, but nurses dreams of skating like the rich kids in the neighborhood. Like in his earlier film, 2011's Stanley Ka Dabba, Gupte addresses themes...
  • 'Hawaa Hawaai' tweet review: First day, first show May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: With filmmakers like Karan Johar and Tarun Mansukhani already rooting for Amole Gupte's 'Hawaa Hawaai', the bar has already been set high by the director. The film that is based on children and their dreams has touched a million hearts. Amole Gupte's much-anticipated film features son Partho and...
  • Hawaa Hawaai: 10 life hacks from Amole Gupte's latest film May 8, 2014

    They not only make us think differently, but also make us weep and value our relationships and often, instigate us to do the impossible. Yes, that's what inspirational films like 'Hawaa Hawaai' do to us. Interestingly, Amole Gupte's much-anticipated film, which features son Partho and actor Saqib Saleem in key...
  • Amole Gupte dedicates 'Hawaa Hawaai' to his late father May 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Amole Gupte says he is dedicating his forthcoming film 'Hawaa Hawaai' to his father Sudhakar Laxman Gupte, who passed away earlier this month. "My father was able to see the film before he was gone. That means the world to me. The film is dedicated to him. My life is...
  • Amole Gupte loses his father ahead of the release of 'Hawaa Hawaai' May 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The sudden death of filmmaker-actor Amole Gupte's father Sudhakar Laxman Gupte earlier this week, has not just left him bereaved but also created a double crisis in his professional life. While his shooting schedule with Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor in 'Singham 2' would have to be modified, most seriously...
  • 'Hawaa Hawaai' not a children's film: Saqib Saleem April 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Saqib Saleem has urged audiences to desist from looking at 'Hawaa Hawaai' as a children's film. "What I can guarantee is that you will get a great content and real performances. Don't mistake it to be a children's film, a film that's not meant for you. It is for...
  • Amole Gupte deletes his cameo from 'Hawaa Hawaai' April 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The very versatile and committed Amole Gupte is a reluctant actor. Proof of this lies in the fact that he has just edited himself out of his own directorial venture 'Hawaa Hawaai'. "I took it off. I thought, what was I doing? It looked too gimmicky. Subhash Ghai can...
  • Watch: Saqib Salim turns skating instructor for Partho Gupte in 'Hawaa Hawaai' March 28, 2014

    The first trailer of Amol Gupte's 'Hawaa Hawaai' tugs at your heart for its emotions. The film features Amol Gupte's son and 'Stanley Ka Dabba' star Partho Gupte as a street urchin and Saqib Saleem as a skating instructor. The film will be releasing on 9th May. ...
  • Too early to talk about 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' sequel: Saqib Saleem March 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Saqib Saleem says talks are on for a sequel to 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti', but he can't divulge details about the project. Released in 2013, Ashima Chibber-directed 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti was a light-hearted goofy oddball father-son saga. While Saqib played the son, Ram Kapoor was seen as his...
  • Was moved by 'Hawaa Hawaai' script: Saqib Saleem February 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Saqib Saleem, who will soon be seen in Amole Gupte's directorial venture 'Hawaa Hawaai', says he was totally moved by the film's story, which is full of emotions and depth. "I have never read such a script full of emotions...real emotions. Genuinely, I was moved by the script...
  • I just want to be famous: Saqib Saleem February 16, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' fame actor Saqib Saleem says he wants to be popular and also explore more as an actor. "There are no limitations as an actor. I just want to be famous. As an actor, one should not limit themselves. As long as the script is justified, I...
  • Amol Gupte's 'Hawaa Hawaai' to be released on May 9 February 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The release date of Amole Gupta's 'Hawaa Hawaai' has been locked - it will come out May 9. Featuring Saqib Saleem and National Award winning child actor Partho Gupte, 'Hawaa Hawaai' revolves around their journey in life. "It's a clean, family entertainer, which will find resonance with the dreamer inside us....
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nawazuddin ahead of others in the Best Supporting Actor category February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The pace at which your participation in the first IBNLive Movie Awards is growing is really heart-warming. We are grateful for your cooperation, but the purpose is still not served. You need to shower your blessings for some more time as the voting is open for some more...
  • Huma Qureshi's link-up rumours laughable, says her brother Saqib Saleem January 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Saqib Saleem has said link-up reports relating his actress sister Huma Qureshi are 'untrue and laughable'. "There is nothing of that sort. We just laugh about such reports. One day she is linked to a director and then to an actor on the other day. We know things...
  • Huma's link-up rumours laughable, says brother Saqib January 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Saqib Saleem has said link-up reports relating his actress sister Huma Qureshi are "untrue and laughable". "There is nothing of that sort. We just laugh about such reports. One day she is linked to a director and then to an actor on the other day. We know things...
  • Amol Gupte's signs son Partho and actor Saqib Saleem August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Amol Gupte of 'Taare Zameen Par' fame is all set to work on his next film 'Hawaa Hawaai'. According to Gupte, 'Hawaa Hawaai' is a film inspired by the belief that every achievement is the result of a dream dared. "Dreamers possess the might to move mountains. This dream flight...
  • I don't want to get the best girl award: Huma Qureshi June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Huma Qureshi says her family is conservative when it comes to film culture, but they are changing and accepting the ways of the industry. "My family is very conservative, but now they have changed and accept many things. They understand the choices that we make," Huma, whose family is...
  • 'Bombay Talkies' review: It's like a breath of fresh air May 4, 2013

    Cast: Rani Mukherjee, Amitabh Bachchan, Saqib Saleem, Katrina Kaif, Nawazuddin Siddiqui Director: Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap Two men shift nervously, seldom making eye contact, as they listen to a beggar girl at a railway station footbridge singing an old Lata Mangeshkar gem whose words seem to have particular...
  • 'Bombay Talkies': The personal connect of four directors April 24, 2013

    The directors of the four stories in the upcoming film, 'Bombay Talkies' - Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhar and Dibakar Bannerjee in conversation with Rajeev Masand about the autobiographical elements in their stories. ...
  • Aamir Khan likely to feature in 'Bombay Talkies' April 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Aamir Khan is likely to be roped in for 'Bombay Talkies', a film celebrating 100 glorious years of Indian cinema. 'Bombay Talkies' is an upcoming joint venture comprising four short films directed by four prominent Bollywood directors - Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Dibarkar Banerjee. "We are trying...
  • Rajeev Masand in conversation with Huma Qureshi, Saqib Saleem March 30, 2013

    CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Bollywood's star siblings Huma Qureshi and Saqib Saleem. ...
  • Saqib Saleem: It was my dream to work with Karan Johar March 26, 2013

    New Delhi: He is just two films old in the industry but newcomer Saqib Saleem, who was last seen in Yash Raj's 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti', is happy that he is working with Karan Johar in 'Bombay Talkies'. Saqib, 24, will be sharing the screen space with Rani Mukerji and...
  • Rani Mukerji plays journo again in 'Bombay Talkies' March 25, 2013

    New Delhi: After playing a feisty journalist in 'No one Killed Jessica', Rani Mukerji will be seen as a journo once again in 'Bombay Talkies', in which she teams up with Randeep Hooda. Rani Karan, who last worked with Karan in 'Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna', plays a sexually repressed wife...