SHASHANKA GHOSH

  • 'Khoobsurat' director Shashanka Ghosh to work with Rhea Kapoor again September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Shashanka Ghosh and producer Rhea Kapoor, who joined hands for 'Khoobsurat', will team up once again for a romantic film. A remake of Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 1980 hit movie, 'Khoobsurat' turned out to be successful venture for the duo. The film has impressed the viewers who are appreciating Sonam Kapoor's...
  • 'Khoobsurat' review: For those seeking comfort in the familiar, it's a pretty satisfying watch September 19, 2014

    Cast: Sonam Kapoor, Fawad Khan and Ratna Pathak Director: Shashanka Ghosh The Disney logo at the start of Khoobsurat is a telling sign of what to expect from the film. This isn't so much a remake of the Hrishikesh Mukherjeedirected comedy starring Rekha, as it is a squeakyclean chickflick from the Mouse...
  • 'Khoobsurat' tweet review: The film is a typical Disney fare; light and watchable September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: What happens when a boisterous young physiotherapist goes to live among the royalty of Rajasthan? This premise forms the key theme of Shashanka Ghosh's latest film 'Khoobsurat'. Produced by Disney, the Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khanstarrer is a modern remake of Hrishikesh Mukerjee's film which starred Rekha, Rakesh Roshan,...
  • Why it is not right to compare Sonam Kapoor's 'Khubsoorat' to the original classic July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: There is moment in the recently released trailer of Sonam Kapoor starrer 'Khoobsurat' where an uptight Ratna Pathak Shah asks Dr Mili Chakravarty (Kapoor) "Mujhe laga ke aap Bengali hai". To which Sonam replies, "Actually Manju (her mother, Kirron Kher) Punjabi hai, aur hum sab uspe gaye hai."...
  • 'Khubsoorat' remake: Prosenjit to reprise Ashok Kumar's role July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Popular Bengali star Prosenjit Chatterjee is stepping into the shoes of legendary actor Ashok Kumar in the remake of Khubsoorat. An official remake of 1980 classic comedy is being produced by Sonam Kapoor's sister Rhea, and will be directed by Shashanka Ghosh of Quick Gun Murugan fame. "I have heard...
  • Khubsoorat: Sonam Kapoor not worried about comparisons with Rekha July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who will be seen in the remake of 'Khubsoorat', says it's a contemporary film and the story does not ape the 1980 hit movie. The original 'Khubsoorat' had Rekha in the lead role of a happygolucky girl and she was joined by the likes of Ashok Kumar,...
  • I'm completely obsessed with Rekha: Sonam Kapoor May 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who will step into the shoes of Rekha to play a chirpy carefree young girl in the 'Khubsoorat' remake, says she is completely in awe of the 'Umrao Jaan' actress. "I am completely obsessed with Rekha. I love her dramatic eyes and red lips," she told...
  • Masand's Movie Review: Quick Gun Murugun is fun August 28, 2009

    Cast: Rajendra Prasad, Rambha Director: Shashanka Ghosh Good spoofs are hard to come by, but director Shashanka Ghosh's Quick Gun Murugun is a rare exception. Based on the iconic Channel [V] character created in the midnineties by Ghosh himself and writer Rajesh Devraj, the Tamilian cowboy in bright orange pants has now...