SARKAR RAJ

  • No pinch for RGV in my heart: Amitabh Bachchan October 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan attended a party organised by Ram Gopal Varma for 'Satya 2', and said he has no problem with the filmmaker. The duo has worked together in films like 'Sarkar', 'Sarkar Raj', 'Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag' and 'Department'. Problems reportedly emerged between them following Varma's abusive tweets...
  • Will AbhiAsh's magic work in 'Raavan'? April 29, 2010

    Three years into their marriage and seven films together later, Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan seem to have truly settled down now. In the promos of their seventh film, Mani Ratnam's Raavan which releases on June 18 this year, the two actors are looking like they have pulled out all...
  • Superstars vs Actor Children April 1, 2010

    Stars come and go but they leave a marksuch that their performances are embossed in the minds of the audience. And very few manage to reach their level of expertise. In such a situation when their future generation (read sons and daughters) take their place a comparison is bound to...
  • Indian film company, Studio 18 reveal Cannes plans May 9, 2009

    New Delhi: The Indian Film Company has announced its lineup for the Cannes Film Market, which kicks off in Cannes on Wednesday, May 13. Indian FilmsStudio18's slate includes its blockbusters, Jab We Met, Welcome, Singh Is Kinng and Golmaal Returns. The movie majors are also offering buyers Kidnap, Dil Kabaddi, 1971,...
  • Investing in DVDs? Masand tells you what's best September 6, 2008

    Mumbai: If you are a trueblue film buff, chances are you would like to build a DVD collection of your own. The best DVDs are the ones that come packed with bonus features commentaries, deleted scenes, alternate endings and more. ...
  • Payback time: Big B to produce Marathi film June 23, 2008

    Mumbai: After playing the silent and mysterious Subhash Nagre loosely based on Bal Thackrey in Sarkar and Sarkar Raj Amitabh Bachchan will now be producing a Marathi film under the Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL) banner. "Every regional cinema has its own importance. We should encourage the Marathi film industry as...
  • Filmy Fiscal: It's thumbs up for Dasavathaaram June 17, 2008

    The Kamal Haasanstarrer is ruling the roost not just in Chennai but in Mumbai as well. But both Hindi releases this week Sarkar Raj and Mere Baap Pehle Aap embarrass, fail to set cash registers ringing. ...
  • Bachchans visit Hyderabad to promote Sarkar Raj June 16, 2008

    Mumbai: The Bachchan family visited Hyderabad not for another pilgrimage but it was a promotional visit for their new movie Sarkar Raj. CNNIBN finds out their views on what they felt about the movie not doing too well.. Days after the release of Sarkar Raj, the much hypedabout movie hasn't really...
  • Jaya says yes, Big B says no to Sarkar Raj sequel June 13, 2008

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan has liked the Sarkar Raj saga so much that she has urged director Ram Gopal Varma to make another sequel. Sarkar Raj starring Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek and his wife Aishwarya Rai, got a mixed response, but Jaya loved it. "Varma was asked this question at a press...
  • RGV takes on film critics in blogs, defends Sarkar Raj June 10, 2008

    Mumbai: One hears of critics reviewing films, however, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma reviews the review of films by various critics. Ram Gopal Varma has taken to blogging and takes on film critics who've written negatively about his latest release Sarkar Raj. After celebs such as Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir khan and many...
  • Filmi Fiscal: Not a great opening for Sarkar Raj June 10, 2008

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma got the three Bachchans together in Sarkar Raj which released last Friday, but has their collective presence helped the opening collections? Here is a reality check. ...
  • Sarkar Raj special: IIFA premiere pics | Masand's Verdict June 7, 2008

    The film opened with much hype but is a punishingly slow watch. ...
  • Double role: Big B as IIFA, UN ambassador in Bangkok June 7, 2008

    Even as IIFA Awards 2008 kickstarted on Friday, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan played the dual role of being the IIFA ambassador as well as a United Nations ambassador by planting a tree to promote UN's plant a billion trees initiative. CNNIBN's Rohit Khilnani caught up with him. Rohit Khilnani: Will you...
  • Sarkar Raj draws overwhelming response at IIFA June 7, 2008

    New Delhi: The eighth edition of the International Indian Film Academy or the IIFA weekend kick starts on Friday in Bangkok. Bollywood stars were welcomed with a traditional music and dance performance. IIFA's brand ambassador Amitabh Bachchan arrived on along with son Abhishek and daughter inlaw Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The...
  • Masand's Verdict: Sarkar Raj is punishingly slow June 6, 2008

    Ram Gopal Varma's Sarkar Raj is a gabfest. There's really no other way to describe this film it's all talk and very little action. And excessive talk seldom makes for exciting viewing. Intended no doubt to be an intense political drama, Sarkar Raj is sadly not a patch on...
  • Friday flicks: It's a movie bonanza this weekend June 6, 2008

    This Friday sees as many as five big releases From Sarkar Raj starring Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya to Sex and The City with Sarah Jessica Parkar and her gang of girls. Also, television star Rajeev Khandelwal's big screen debut with Aamir. ...
  • Sarkar Raj about EnronThackeray drama? June 6, 2008

    New Delhi: Sarkar Raj, the new RGV film on a shrewd businesswoman's plan to build a power plant caught up in development politics, is drawing comparisons with the controversy behind the failed Indian project of US utilities giant Enron. The film, starring the Bachchans, has an uncanny resemblance to the...
  • The A Team: Bachchans, RGV speak on life, films June 4, 2008

    The first family of Bollywood who are believed to be well over Rs 4,000 crores Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan along with filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, in conversation with CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey about their forthcoming film Sarkar Raj. Bhupendra Chaubey: Starting with Amit ji is Sarkar...
  • Watch: Meet the Bachchans, Bollywood's ATeam June 3, 2008

    The Bachchans Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai along with filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma are going all out to promote their forthcoming film, Sarkar Raj. CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey got them talking about life on and off the sets in our special The ATeam. Here's an excerpt. ...
  • Sneak peek: The big guns in Sarkar Raj June 3, 2008

    Here's a look at the film that is all set to hit theaters this weekend. ...
  • Bachchans on Sarkar Raj, power and blogs June 3, 2008

    With son Abhishek and daughterinlaw Aishwarya, Amitabh Bachchan is all set to pull in crowds for Sarkar Raj, a sequel to Ram Gopal Vermas Sarkar And three days before the much talked about film hits theatres across the country, CNNIBN speaks to the Bachchans on what power means to them...
  • Phoonk, RGV's attempt at scaring his audience June 3, 2008

    Many people are excited about watching Ram Gopal Varmas Sarkar Raj starring the three Bachchans, Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya. After Sarkar Raj, Ramu is getting ready with two more films, Contract and Phoonk, which are slated to release in July and August. While Contract explores the underworld's connection with terrorism,...
  • Black magic interests me: Ram Gopal Varma June 1, 2008

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma does not have one or two films but three releases this year. Ram Gopal Varma's Sarkar Raj starring the three Bachchans, Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya has raised a lot of expectations from the film. And while many are excited about watching the chemistry between the Bachchans...
  • Sarkar Raj team releases background score album May 30, 2008

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma seems very confident and upbeat about his forthcoming film Sarkar Raj. The director released an album of the background score of the film on Thursday in the presence of his three leading stars. Big B however found an interesting way to explain why the film's background...
  • Aamir takes on Sarkar Raj at the box office May 29, 2008

    Mumbai: With Ram Gopal Varma's magnum opus Sarkar Raj, a small film called Aamir featuring a bunch of debutants also hits the screens on June 6. My mentor has made a film thats releasing on the same day as Rajkumar who was my assistant, which is a nice thing but...
  • Watch: Bachchans walk barefoot to pray for Sarkar Raj May 28, 2008

    Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made yet another journey to the Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai on Monday night. Once again they walked barefoot to the temple, but this time, to seek blessings for their upcoming release Sarkar Raj which is slated to release on June 6. ...
  • After Cannes, Bachchans headed to Bangkok for IIFA May 23, 2008

    After Cannes, the Bachchans are headed to Bangkok for the IIFA Awards. And CNNIBN got Amitabh Bachchan talking about Bangkok and his upcoming film Sarkar Raj. ...
  • First Look: Ram Gopal Varma's Sarkar Raj May 14, 2008

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma's Sarkar Raj starring the Bachchans including Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya is slated to release on June 6. Here's a sneak peek. ...
  • Ram Gopal Varma gets ready for another Sholay April 22, 2008

    Mumbai: After the release of Sarkar Raj, Ram Gopal Varma is contemplating on making a remake of Sholay. I think I will make Ram Gopal Varma Ki Sholay again. Just when they think that may be I have learnt a lesson or something, I will come back again, says filmmaker,...
  • Watch trailer: Big B in RGV's Sarkar Raj April 21, 2008

    After Nishabd and Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag, Amitabh Bachchan and RGV team up again for Sarkar Raj, the sequel to 2005's Sarkar. Apart from Amitabh and Abhishek Bachhan, the film also stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Here's a preview. ...