Saurabh Shukla

  • Saurabh Shukla is fantastic actor, haven't signed his film yet: Nimrat Kaur July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: "The Lunchbox" actress Nimrat Kaur would "love" to work under Saurabh Shukla's direction but, squashing media reports that she's signed a film with him, she says she's "still in talks" for it. Rumour mills were abuzz that Nimrat and Rajkummar Rao have been signed for the film. Talking about it,...
  • B-Town takes to Twitter to congratulate National Awards winners April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The B-Town fraternity took to Twitter to congratulate the teams of "Shahid", "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" and "Jolly LLB", which were named in various categories at the 61st National Film Awards Wednesday. Here's what the stars tweeted: Mahesh Bhatt: Hansal Mehta (best director) and Rajkummar Rao (best actor) get the National...
  • I wasn't expecting this: Saurabh Shukla on National Award for 'Jolly LLB' April 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Well-known actor-writer Saurabh Shukla, who played a judge in the light-hearted legal drama "Jolly LLB", says the National Award for his role in the film came as a surprise to him. The 61st National Film Awards were announced here Wednesday and the actor has been named the best supporting actor...
  • 61st National Awards: 'Ship of Theseus' wins best feature film, Best Actor for Rajkummar Rao, Best Director for Hansal Mehta for 'Shahid' April 17, 2014

    Director Anand Gandhi's powerful film about a photographer, a Jain monk and a young stock broker told through different segments won Best Feature Film at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. 'Ship of Theseus', depicting issues of intuitive brilliance, metaphysical belief and intricate morality in a world full of...
  • 'Gunday' review: It's certainly a case of potential squandered February 15, 2014

    Cast: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan, Saurabh Shukla, Pankaj Tripathi, Manu Rishi Director: Ali Abbas Zafar The nostalgia that Gunday evokes is unmistakably 70s Bollywood. From its bestfriendsversustheworld premise to claptrap dialogues delivered with clenched teeth and flared nostrils, to the messy handtohand fight scenes...the ingredients are certainly in place....
  • Paoli Dam to do item number in Satish Kaushik's next September 24, 2013

    Mumbai: After her sensational debut in Bollywood with 'Hate Story', actress Paoli Dam is all set to do an item number in Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghost'. The film is Hindi remake of hit Bengali horror comedy 'Bhooter Bhabishyat'. "Paoli is doing an rocking song in 'Gang of Ghost'.. She...
  • Kishan to direct the sequel of 'Care of Foot Path' September 16, 2013

    Master Kishan, who holds the Guinness record for directing a film 'Care of Foot Path' at the age of nine, has decided to make the sequel of the film. 'Care of Foot Path 2' will be made in Kannada and Hindi simultaneously. If reports are to be believed, Avika Gor...
  • Satish Kaushik shoots with Anupam Kher for 'Gang of Ghost' September 11, 2013

    Mumbai: The last schedule of Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghost' commenced on Tuesday. The director will shoot with veteran actor Anupam Kher, who plays the ghost of a mill owner. "Last schedule of 'Gang Of Ghosts' starts today. Shooting my friend Anupam Kher who plays the ghost of Gendamal Hemraj, a...
  • Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik turns lyricist for 'Gang of Ghosts' September 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Besides donning the director's hat and writing the dialogues for his upcoming film 'Gang of Ghosts', actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik has also penned the lyrics of a song for the film. The 57-year-old bought the rights of a Bengali song from the film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat', and adapted it into Hindi with...
  • Kochi: Actor Saurabh Shukla joins hands with an NRI to promote art May 29, 2013

    Kochi: Performing arts in the county seldom gets its due. But when a noted actor and a successful businessman get together, even the most neglected gets noticed. This has resulted in the formation of a new cultural centre in Kochi. After wooing Mumbai and Delhi, actordirector Saurabh Shukla's masterpiece...
  • 'Mohalla Assi' would make a difference to me: Sakshi Tanwar March 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Popular TV actress Sakshi Tanwar, who is teaming up with Sunny Deol for 'Mohalla Assi' says, the film will make a huge difference to her career graph. Sakshi is known for her portrayal of Parvati Agarwal in 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii' and as Priya in her on-going TV show...
  • 'The Last Act' Review: Experiments work in the film December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: A mutilated corpse and twelve clues that trace to twelve different cities and their stories form the basis of Anurag Kashyap's latest offering 'The Last Act'. The film, which began with a novel idea of collaborating with twelve filmmakers from across the country to come out with twelve...
  • Saurabh Shukla: No place for mafia films in B'wood November 26, 2012

    Kolkata: Actordirector Saurabh Shukla, who has acted in several gangster films, says such films are not being made in Bollywood anymore as dons do not exist the way they used to a decade ago. "You tell me where the gangsters are now. When we did 'Satya', gang war was a reality...
  • Rajat Kapoor, Neha Dhupia talk about 'I M 24' September 3, 2012

    After lying in the Cannes for three years, 'I M 24' has finally hit the screens. Lead actors Rajat Kapoor, Manjari Phadnis and Neha Dhupia along with director Saurabh Shukla were in the CNN-IBN newsroom talking about the film. ...
  • I am very street smart, says Neha Dhupia September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Lately, Neha Dhupia has emerged as a heroine who can do well in typical ‘masala’ entertainers as well as the experimental films. Ventures such as ‘Mithya’, ‘Phas Gaye Re Obama’ and ‘Pappu Can’t Dance Saala’ have helped her in developing as a heroine who can be banked upon...
  • Review: 'I M 24' is not senseless, but repetitive August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Two struggling actors, a half-bald writer and a wannabe Miss India, surrounded with all sorts of characters from the crazy world of Bollywood. Right from the start, the movie gives you a deja-vu feeling as the plot doesn't really have anything new to offer. Directed by Saurabh Shukla,...
  • Friday Release: 'I M 24' is about true lies August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Writer-director Saurabh Shukla is coming up with his new film ‘I M 24’. Rajat Kapoor is playing an important character in the film, he throws some light on the theme of ‘I M 24’, “The basic story line features a very honest man Shubhendu Roy, the character I...
  • First Look: Saurabh Shukla's 'I M 24' May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The first look of 'I M 24' has been revealed. The film stars Ranvir Shorey, Rajat Kapoor, Manjari, and Neha Dhupia in prominent roles. Directed by Saurabh Shukla, the film is about a balding man who falls in love with a very young girl. ...
  • Audience decides on 'Pappu Can't Dance...': Neha December 16, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood is no longer restricted to romantic comedies or action dramas. There is scope for all kinds of cinema and this is possible because of the audiences, says Neha Dhupia. "What's creating more dhoom is the audience. It's so nice these days that we can do any kind of film...
  • Friday Release: Unusual romance in 'Pappu Can't..' December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Saurabh Shukla doesn't need any introduction. His writing has helped films like 'Satya', 'Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar', 'Raghu Romeo' and 'Salaam-e-Ishq' in doing well at the commercial and critical front. He decided to get into direction with 'Mudda' in 2004. Lack of promotion restricted the film from reaching...
  • Review: Nothing striking about 'Shakal Pe Mat Ja' November 18, 2011

    Cast: Shubh, Pratik Katare, Saurabh Shukla, Raghuveer Yadav, Chitrak Bandhopadyay, Harshal Parekh Director: Shubh Mukherjee The dramatic event of 9/11 has been influencing filmmakers since a decade. 'Shakal Pe Mat Ja' is director Shubh Mukherjee's take on the changed perspective of the world after the air attacks on WTC and Pentagon...
  • 'Shakal Pe...' to be premiered at SAIFF November 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Debutant director Shubh Mukherjee says he is thrilled to learn that his Shakal Pe Mat Jaa will be premiered at the South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) in New York Nov 9-15. "We are absolutely thrilled to have our film as a part of such a prestigious event. It...
  • Saurabh Shukla's next a commercial entertainer November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: After making dark comedies and thrillers, Saurabh Shukla has directed 'Pappu Can't Dance Saala', a mass commercial entertainer. The movie features actors Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia and Rajat Kapoor, who also featured in Shukla's 2010 film 'Raat Gayi Baat Gayi?'. "'Pappu Can't Dance Saala' is an exciting love story. Having...
  • First Cut: 'Paathshaala' flunks the test April 17, 2010

    Now we know why a promising film starring Shahid Kapoor, Ayesha Takia and Nana Patekar got delayed. Paathshaala goes horribly off track with not much attention being paid to the screenplay. Director Milind Ukey might have zeroed in on a good topic, but the script does not translate into a...
  • Masand's Verdict: Raat Gayi Baat Gayi lacks energy January 6, 2010

    Cast: Rajat Kapoor, Dalip Tahil, Vinay Pathak, Anu Menon, Navneet Nishan, Neha Dhupia Director: Saurabh Shukla Raat Gayi Baat Gayi has the ingredients for a movie one would probably enjoy very much, but somehow they never come together. There's a Hangover-style premise, in which a married man wakes up the morning...
  • Review: Mithya never stops unravelling February 16, 2008

    Actor: Ranvir Shorey, Brijendra Kala, Neha Dhupia, Naseeruddin Shah Director: Rajat Kapoor Sometimes just talking about a film spoils the fun of watching it. It's true what they say about some films — the less you know about it before you go watch it, the better. Rajat Kapoor's Mithya is exactly...