Shahana Goswami

  • 'Vara' to open Busan International Film festival 2013 September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Vara: A Blessing', which is based in an Indian premise, is going to be the opening film of Busan International Film festival. The festival is scheduled to take place in Korea from October 312. Busan International Film Festival has always tried to bring good South Asian Films to...
  • 'Vishwaroop', 'Midnight's Children' to hit box office together January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: It's a clash of the titans at the boxoffice this Friday as 'Vishwaroop', the Hindi version of Kamal Haasan's controversial Tamil film 'Vishwaroopam', hits the Indian screens along with Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children', based on Salman Rushdie's Booker Prizewinning controversial novel of the same name. Directed and produced by...
  • 'Midnight's Children' to release without any cuts December 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Deepa Mehta's film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel 'Midnight's Children' has been passed without any cuts by the Censor Boardof Film Certification (CBFC). The 62yearold IndoCanadian filmmaker's ambitious project, which is slated for a February release, has recently opened the ongoing 17th edition of International Film Festival of...
  • Midnight's Children: Darsheel excited about the film November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Teen actor Darsheel Safary is excited about Canadabased Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children' because for the first time he is 'doing a film of this kind'. A big screen adaptation of Salman Rushdie's bestseller of the same name, 'Midnight's Children' cast boasts of names likes Anupam Kher, Shabana...
  • Shahana Goswami hopeful about 'Midnight's Children' September 15, 2012

    Toronto: Actress Shahana Goswami, who has a significant role in Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children', is confident that her international debut will bring her many more good roles in future. The actress, who shot to fame with 'Rock On', plays the role of Amina, mother of the protagonist Saleem Sinai in...
  • First look: Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children' September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Midnight's Children is a Deepa Mehta film adapted from a bestselling novel of the same name written by Salman Rushdie in 1980. The film is set around the partition of India and has a long list of star cast: Shriya Saran, Satya Bhabha, Siddharth Narayan, Anupam Kher, Shabana...
  • Chaos prevails at 'Heroine' music release August 31, 2012

    Mumbai: The music of Madhur Bhandarkar's much-awaited film 'Heroine' was launched amidst chaos at a temple here today. Flanked by actor Kareena Kapoor, the chief protagonist in the film, Bhandarkar launched the music album at the Siddhivinayak Temple in Central Mumbai this afternoon. Reflecting a lack of coordination between temple authorities...
  • Masand: 'RA.One' is flawed but ambitious November 5, 2011

    Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Armaan Verma, Shahana Goswami, Dalip Tahil, Satish Shah Director: Anubhav Sinha Superhero film 'Ra.One' kicks off on an unusual note, as geeky tech-wiz dad Shekhar Subramaniam, played by Shah Rukh Khan, tries to become his young son's hero by creating the greatest...
  • Bollywood celebs slam Azad's comments on MSM July 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood celebrities like Celina Jaitley and Onir, who are quite vocal about supporting India's gay community, are shocked at Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's comment that men having sex with men (MSM) is a "disease" and "unnatural". They feel he is "regressive". "Dear honourable Mr.Health Minister the World Health...
  • Who are B'wood's Best Supporting Actors? April 27, 2010

    In Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, audiences had a feeling that Christoph Waltz as Colonel Hans Landa overshadowed lead actor Brad Pitt. It was no surprise then, that the Austrian actor won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for 2010. He did not forget to mention in his acceptance speech that without...
  • Masand's Movie Review: Jashnn is a huge fiasco July 17, 2009

    Cast: Shahana Goswami, Adhyayan Suman, Humayun Saeed, Anjana Sukhani Director: Raksha Mistry and Hasnain Hyderabadwala No filmmaker sets out to make a lousy film, that much I'm willing to believe. But if your film doesn't have one single merit, how dare you expect it to work? Jashnn, which releases at cinemas...
  • My role in Jashnn is small: Shahana July 17, 2009

    Shahana Goswami has been basking in the success of Rock On!! for some time now. The dusky actress who started her career with Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd (she played Boman Irani's daughter in the film) is now looking forward to her new movie Jashnn. The film stars Adhyayan Suman among others....
  • Music Review: Jashnn July 17, 2009

    Releasing in the wake of two chartbusters Jannat and Raaz, the odds are placed heavily in favour of Jashnn. But at the same time, whenever Vishesh Films have moved away from Emraan Hashmi, their soundtracks have never created the same impact. Will Adhyayan Suman and Anjajan Sukhani's Jashnn break the...
  • Kissing in Hindi films is mechanical: Shahana October 5, 2008

    Rajeev Masand: My guest today is a young actress who recently made a big impression in Rock On. She has been in some interesting films previously, but none that got her the kind of attention that this one did. Since then she has played the lead in another film and...
  • Rubaru is dull and dreary September 13, 2008

    Cast: Randeep Hooda, Shahana Goswami Director: Arjun Bali Rubaru starring Randeep Hooda and Shahana Goswami has a running time of just one hour and fifty odd minutes, and yet when the lights come back on at the end of the film, you feel like you've spent a lifetime inside the cinema. Directed...
  • View Chat: After Rampal, Rock On babe eyes Ranbir September 11, 2008

    Shahana Goswami of Rock On fame chatted with readers on Buzz18. ...