SHIRISH KUNDER

  • It was awkward to call Sanjay Dutt for 'Ungli' shoots: Rensil D'Silva September 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Rensil D'Silva says it was not easy to direct Sanjay Dutt for upcoming film 'Ungli' at a time when the actor was getting ready to surrender and serve his remaining jail term in the 1993 bomb blasts case. "It's never easy when someone is going to jail and...
  • Farah Khan spills the beans on motherinlaw August 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Directorchoreographer Farah Khan praises her motherinlaw Geetanjali Kunder for her support and culinary skills, but rues that the latter cooks only for her son and grandchildren. Choreographerfilmmaker Farah is married to directorproducer Shirish Kunder. Farah, who judges 'DID Super Moms', was joined by her motherinlaw on the set of the...
  • Farah Khan hospitalised, complains of high fever June 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Farah Khan was admitted to a city hospital after she complained of high fever. The 48yearold director, whose upcoming venture 'Happy New Year' with superstar Shah Rukh Khan is currently in the preproduction stage, is recovering and she hopes to be out of the hospital soon. "I'm still...
  • Shirish never stops me from doing anything: Farah Khan April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Choreographerturneddirector Farah Khan says her director husband Shirish Kunder is very supportive and never stops her from following her dreams. "I got married really late. But I have added more dreams and passions after marriage because I really have a very supportive husband. I acted in a film after...
  • Snapshot: Look how grown up Farah Khan Shrish Kunder's son Czar looks! April 15, 2013

    How time flies. Looking all grown up, Czar Kundra accompanied mother, filmmakerchoreographer Farah Khan at a store launch recently. All of 5, Czar looked like a mirror image of his father, director Shirish Kunder. His sisters Anya and Diva were not present(Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder have triplets) but the...
  • Golden Kela Awards: Ajay, Sonakshi named worst actors March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Son of Sardar' stars Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha have been named as the worst actors of 2012 while 'Joker' has earned Shirish Kunder the worst film and director trophies at the 5th annual Golden Kela awards here. Shah Rukh Khan was given a special award 'Superhit of...
  • Sonakshi Sinha: No animosity with Farah Khan November 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha has denied that film 'Joker' has led to any animosity between her and producerdirector Farah Khan. Gossip mills were abuzz that all was not well between Farah KhanShirish Kunder and Akshay KumarSonakshi Sinha, the lead actors of 'Joker'. Though Sonakshi had promoted the film, Akshay was conspicuously...
  • Shirish Kunder, Vijender Singh in 'Bigg Boss 6'? October 4, 2012

    New Delhi: If grapevine is to be believed, boxing champ Vijender Singh, filmmaker Shirish Kunder and veteran actress Aruna Irani are likely to be a part of the new season of controversial reality show 'Bigg Boss 6', which goes on air Sunday. To be hosted by Salman Khan, the show is...
  • 'Joker' gets a dull opening, makes Rs 15 crore September 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Shirish Kunder's second directorial venture "Joker" has not received a positive response at the box office, and might not stay in theatres for more than a week, according to trade pundits. 'Joker', starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha, released Aug 31. Despite lot of innovative publicity campaigns, the film, centred...
  • Salman Khan: Shirish Kunder left 'Kick' September 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Salman Khan Monday slammed speculations that Shirish Kunder was asked to leave 'Kick' project following the notsogreat response to his 'Joker' at the box office. Kunder had been roped in to direct 'Kick' and now Sajid Nadiadwala will wield the megaphone for it. "No, that's not true. Shirish left...
  • Kick: Shirish Kunder is no longer the director September 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Just a day after the release of his latest film 'Joker', Shirish Kunder announced Saturday that he is no longer on board as the director of Salman Khanstarrer 'Kick'. The movie's producer Sajid Nadiadwala will step behind the camera for it now. "Sajid Nadiadwala will be directing 'Kick'. He had...
  • 'Joker' fails to impress, earns Rs 5 cr on day 1 September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar's absence from the promotion of 'Joker' is reflecting in its collection. The film has collected around Rs 5 crore on the first day, which is lower than the collection of recent Akshay Kumar films. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweets, "#Joker Friday numbers are poor in India...
  • Joker: 10 reasons why NASA shouldn't see the film September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The initial reports about the business of 'Joker' don't seem good. Most of the reviewers have found a lot of flaws in the film. The film features a NASA scientist who returns to India in order to get basic amenities for his fellow villagers. He cooks up a...
  • 'Joker' is an underdog affair: Shirish Kunder August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Shirish Kunder says his second directorial venture 'Joker', which released today, is an underdog film packaged with ample commercial elements. The fantasy adventure film stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in lead roles. "My film is an underdog affair which has been packaged with commercial ingredients. Of course,...
  • Tweet Review: 'Joker', first day, first show August 31, 2012

    Said to be Akshay Kumar's 100th film, 'Joker' features a village called Paglapur that doesn't have any mention on the official Indian map. Raj Khurana (Akshay Kumar), who works with NASA, returns to his village only to find a heap of problems. He decides to do something about it but...
  • Friday Release: Akshay Kumar's 100th film 'Joker' August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia aka Akshay Kumar has been in the film industry for more than 21 years. His first film Saugandh released in 1991 and now, he is coming up with his 100th film Joker. Akshay remained a typical action hero in the initial years of his film...
  • Shirish Kunder to try a new genre with each film August 29, 2012

    Mumbai: After making a musical 'JaanEMann', Shirish Kunder has tried to be different with fantasy adventure drama 'Joker' and the filmmaker hopes it helps him explore new genres. "The problem with trying innovative things is that no one believes you when you are making it. The entire process is full of...
  • First Look: Alien 'Golkot' in Akshay's 'Joker' August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: A new trailer of 'Joker' featuring the much talked about alien 'Golkot' is out now. The concept of aliens plays a vital part in the development of the film. Directed by Shirish Kunder, the film stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles. ...
  • Akshay Kumar learns gibberish for 'Joker' August 28, 2012

    Mumbai: As actor Akshay Kumar's upcoming film 'Joker' revolves around aliens, he learnt a new language to communicate with them. Directed by Shirish Kunder, 'Joker' is a fantasyadventure film starring Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Shreyas Talpade and Minnisha Lamba. "In the film there is a real alien Golkot who we have...
  • Shirish Kunder apologises to Shah Rukh Khan August 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Shirish Kunder has finally put an end to the ongoing animosity between him and superstar Shah Rukh Khan by tweeting a public apology. The editorturneddirector, who is married to Shah Rukh's close friend, choreographerdirector Farah Khan, had created a stir last year when he took to Twitter for...
  • Joker's alien Golkot is a Salman Khan fan August 26, 2012

    Mumbai: A week away from its release, filmmaker Shirish Kunder introduces alien Golkot with the new promo of 'Joker' and says that the alien is fan of Salman Khan in the movie. "Golkot is a big fan of Salman Khan and strikes the same pose as he did in 'Ek Tha...
  • Joker: What stops Akshay from promoting the film August 25, 2012

    Mumbai: The friendship between Akshay Kumar and Farah KhanShirish Kunder is over. The actor director who worked together in 'Tees Maar Khan' and then as a producer for their upcoming film are no longer buddies and do not even talk to each other. Akshay who is now back with a...
  • Akshay Kumar's 'Joker' is only 105 minutes long August 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Film editorturneddirector Shirish Kunder has decided to serve his fantasy adventure film in a crisp and entertaining way by narrating it in just 105 minutes. "All actionpacked big Hollywood family entertainers that kids from the world over have loved, like 'Spiderman' and 'Transformers' have a run time of approximately 90...
  • 'Ek Tha Tiger': Sonakshi's predictions come true August 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Sonakshi Sinha, who had earlier stated that Ek Tha Tiger will be a super hit, is happy that her prediction has come true. "Yes, I have seen it (Ek Tha Tiger). I saw it on the day of its release and it's a fun film. It has taken a...
  • Lucky that Akshay has confidence in me: Sonakshi August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: After starring together in 'Rowdy Rathore', Sonakshi Sinha is set to be seen opposite Akshay Kumar again in 'Joker'. The actress says she is lucky that the Bollywood superstar is working with a newcomer like her. The 25yearold actress is all set to make a hattrick with Akshay...
  • 'Joker' hiding from 'Tiger': Where is Akshay? August 16, 2012

    Mumbai: The King and the Queen are in their places, but looks like the Joker has gone into hiding. Even with a superhit jodi like Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead, close on the heels of their last Rs 150 crore blockbuster 'Rowdy Rathore', it appears that no...
  • Watch: The title track of Akshay Kumar's 'Joker' August 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The title track of the film 'Joker' is out. Directed by Shirish Kunder, the basic premise of the film is set in a hypothetical village called Paglapur. Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha are playing the lead roles in the film. Have a look at the song. ...
  • Music Review: Instrumental tunes save 'Joker' August 6, 2012

    Film: 'Joker'; Music Directors: GV Prakash Kumar and Gaurav Dagaonkar; Lyricist: Shirish Kunder; Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Adarsh Shinde, Udit Narayan, Daler Mehndi, Sonu Kakkar and Shweta Pandit; Rating: **1/2 'Joker' marks the first Bollywood outing for music maestro AR Rahman's nephew GV Prakash Kumar. He has composed five tracks in the...
  • ShirishSRK fight is in the past, says Farah Khan July 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Fights and reunions happen everywhere, then why people create a hype when a celebrity is involved, asks Farah Khan who has reunited with her favourite star Shah Rukh Khan. Farah's husband Shirish Kunder and Shah Rukh had a brawl during the success party of Karan Johar's 'Agneepath' and it became...