Sharman Joshi

  • Watch: What does Bollywood expect from the next government? May 11, 2014

    With just days left days for the formation of the next government, Bollywood stars who exercised their franchise are hoping best from the next government. Listen in what they expect from the new government. ...
  • 'Gang of Ghosts' review: Easy steps to ruin a potentially good film March 22, 2014

    How to ruin a potential cult film. Take a super hit regional film. Copy it word by word, scene by scene. Put dollops of Bollywood commercial elements in it. Completely misinterpret each and every point of the original script and just do a token service to some burning issues of...
  • 'Gang of Ghosts' Tweet Review: The satire lacks the required humour March 21, 2014

    If its anything like the original, Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghosts' is going to be a movie worth watching. An official remake of Bengali hit film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat', the film is a satire and has the Sharman Joshi, Mahie Gill and Anupam Kher playing important roles. The film talks about...
  • Gang Of Ghosts: A comedy is never complete without a tragic element, says Satish Kaushik March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: What happens when you put personalities from different time periods together? And what if they are not even alive? The upcoming film 'Gang of Ghosts', adapted from the hit Bengali film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat' promises to deal with this subject in a hilarious manner. In the city to promote the...
  • Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots' nominated for Japan Academy Awards January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan-starrer '3 Idiots' has been nominated for the 37th Japan Academy Awards in the best Outstanding Foreign Language Film category. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, the movie, which released in India Dec 23, 2009, was a blockbuster. It also featured Sharman Joshi, R. Madhavan and Kareena Kapoor. According to the...
  • Snapshot: Doesn't Meera Chopra remind you of cousin Priyanka Chopra? October 17, 2013

    One glance at upcoming actress Meera Chopra and you think of her famous cousin Priyanka Chopra. The Delhi girl, who is a third cousin of Priyanka and Parineeti is all set to make her Bollywood debut in Satish Kuashik's 'Gangs of Ghost'. The film also features Mahie Gill and Sharman...
  • 'War Chhod Na Yaar' collects approximately Rs 4.50 cr in the opening weekend October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: 'War Chhod Na Yaar', director Faraz Haider's attempt at a new genre - war comedy - has received "an average response" from the audience in its opening weekend", say trade experts. The film, which released on October 11, witnessed some growth in its opening weekend. 'War Chhod Na Yaar' stars...
  • We've planned screenings of 'War Chhod Na Yaar' for the army: Director October 12, 2013

    Mumbai: After being denied permission to screen war comedy 'War Chhod Na Yaar' at the Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan, director Faraz Haider says that the makers have planned some special screenings for the soldiers. "We will hold more screenings for the army. Everyone in the team wants them to...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'War Chhod Na Yaar', 'About Time', 'Fire In The Blood' October 12, 2013

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Sharman Joshi, Soha Ali Khan, Jaaved Jaaferi starrer 'War Chhod Na Yaar', Hollywood movies 'About Time' as well as the documentary 'Fire In The Blood'this week. He also speaks to actress Kangna Ranaut about her upcoming movie 'Krrish 3'. ...
  • 'War Chhod Na Yaar' review: It's well-intentioned but over-simplistic October 12, 2013

    Cast: Sharman Joshi, Javed Jaffrey, Soha Ali Khan Director: Faraz Haider Well-intentioned but over-simplistic, War Chhod Na Yaar casts a satirical eye on the hot-button issue of border relations between India and Pakistan, and turns the spotlight on the troops stationed either side of the barbed-wire fence. Those troops are led...
  • 'War Chhod Na Yaar' one of the best films of my career: Jaaved Jafferi October 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Jaaved Jafferi calls his film 'War Chhod Na Yaar', which releases Friday, one of the five best films in his career of 28 years. "I am happy and very excited. In my career of 28 years, this is one of my top 5 films ever. The way this film...
  • 'War Chhod Na Yaar' Tweet Review: First day, first show October 11, 2013

    New Delhi: After 'Ferrari Ki Sawaari', Sharman Joshi emerged as someone who can carry the burden of being a solo hero. He has now come up with a film titled 'War Chhod Na Yaar'. Directed by Faraz Haider, the film also features Jaaved Jaaferi and Soha Ali Khan in important...
  • War Chhod Na Yaar: Is the film ready for a tough box-office test? October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid masala films like 'Boss', 'Krrish 3' and 'Ram Leela' lined up for release this festive season, debutante director Faraz Haider's medium budget 'War Chhod Na Yaar', touted to be the country's first war comedy, promises to bring a refreshing change for the viewers. Produced by AOPL Entertainment, it...
  • I've never faced a lull, have seen success in phases: Sharman Joshi October 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sharman Joshi who has given memorable performances in films like 'Rang De Basanti', 'Life in a Metro, '3 Idiots', may not have reached the top rung in Bollywood but says he has tasted success in phases. "I never had a lull phase in my career, it was just that...
  • Sharman Joshi: I don't want to be part of sex comedies October 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Sharman Joshi is happy at the success of 'Grand Masti' and admits that he enjoys comedies. However, the actor has no intention of taking up another adult comedy at the moment. "I only do work that I enjoy doing. As an audience, I enjoy all kinds of films. I am...
  • It's really hard to cry on screen, says Soha Ali Khan September 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan, who has been part of intense and dark films in the past, will now be seen in a comedy film 'War Chhod Na Yaar'. She says comedy is fun, but it's not easy. "I always thought films I have done are intense and in many of...
  • 'War Chhod Na Yaar' director is ready with three scripts September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: 'War Chhod Na Yaar' director Faraz Haider is ready to with three more scripts post the release of the film. The scripts differ in genre, but have a common thread of comedy running through them. "I have three scripts ready. I am thinking which one to start first. One...
  • Comedy is my weapon: 'War Chhod Na Yaar' director September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: 'War Chhod Na Yaar' director Faraz Haider wants to broach heavy topics through comedy in cinema as he feels it is an ideal way to convey something important to the audience. "Comedy is my weapon. I feel that no matter how serious something is, if you tell it with...
  • War Chhod Na Yaar: Comedy was not Sharman Joshi's forte September 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Sharman Joshi might have done comedy in films like 'Style', 'Golmaal' and 'Dhol,' but the actor says what comes naturally to him is drama and emotions and that he was really bad at comedy during his theatre days. "I started with theatre and did varied genres. That time I felt...
  • 'War Chhod Na Yaar' can have same impact like 'Rang De Basanti': Soha September 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan believes that her upcoming film 'War Chhod Na Yaar' has the potential to have an impact on the public just like her 2006 film 'Rang De Basanti' did. "We hope that when the audiences leave the theatre, they will not just talk but also do something....
  • Makers planning 'War Chhod Na Yaar' sequel September 24, 2013

    Mumbai: 'War Chhod Na Yaar', described as the first war comedy of the country, is yet to come out, but the makers are already planning a sequel, thanks to the positive response to its promos. Directed by Faraz Hayeder and produced by AOPL Entertainment, 'War Chhod Na Yaar' features Sharman Joshi...
  • Sharman Joshi clueless about 'Life In A...Metro 2' September 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sharman Joshi, who featured in Anurag Basu's 2007 film 'Life in a... Metro', says he was approached for its sequel but is clueless about the current status of the film. "For '...Metro 2', Anurag had threatened me one day that he is going to cast me in it, but...
  • It's a treat to play an officer on screen: Sharman Joshi September 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sharman Joshi, who plays an Army captain in the upcoming film 'War Chhod Na Yaar', says it was a moment of pride for him to play this role. 'War Chhod Na Yaar', touted as India's first war comedy movie, has been directed and written by Faraz Haider, who...
  • War Chhod Na Yaar: Watch Sharman, Soha in the trailer September 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The first look of the film 'War Chhod Na Yaar' has been revealed. Directed by Faraz Haider, the film stars Sharman Joshi, Soha Ali Khan, Jaaved Jaaferi and Sanjay Mishra in the lead roles. The film is expected to go public on October 11, 2013. ...
  • Sharman Joshi urges people to eradicate hunger from India September 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sharman Joshi has urged people to take an active part in eradicating hunger in the country. The actor lent support to World Hunger Relief, an initiative by Smile Foundation and Yum! Restaurants India, towards the cause. He said that programmes like these encourage everyone to improve the community in...
  • 1920 London: Sharman Joshi, Meera Chopra to play the lead? July 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt has titled the third instalment of '1920' as '1920 London' and he is likely to begin shooting for the movie with Sharman Joshi and Meera Chopra in August. "The third instalment will soon go on floors in August. Sharman and Meera will play the lead in the...
  • Soha Ali Khan completes a year on Twitter June 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan has completed a year of tweeting on micro blogging site Twitter and calls it her "longest social-networking commitment". "One year on Twitter today (Sunday)! It's been my longest social-networking commitment - thanks to all of you for keeping it interesting," Soha, 34, posted. She is currently...
  • Snapshot: Anupam Kher's new look in 'Gang of Ghosts' May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Anupam Kher has tweeted a photo from the sets of director Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghosts'. The film also has Sharman Joshi and Parambrata Chatterjee. 'Gang of Ghosts' is the Hindi remake of superhit Bengali film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat'. ...