Sooraj Barjatya

  • 'If you've been fighting with your parents and you watch this film, you'll feel like making up with them,' says Salman Khan in this '90s 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!' making video August 5, 2014

    Are you a Rajshree fan? Do you find it hard to change the channel when 'Maine Pyaar Kiya' is on TV? Are 'Didi tera devar deewana' and 'Wah wah raamji' some of your favourite wedding songs? Did you ask your parents for a fluffy white Pomeranian dog when you were...
  • I probably won't fit in a Sooraj Barjatya kind of a film: Emraan Hashmi July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi has become identified with various genres of thrillers and, therefore, the actor doesn't see himself fitting into the social or family drama mould. In his over-a-decade-long career, the actor has worked with filmmakers like Ekta Kapoor, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur, apart from teaming up with his...
  • Swara Bhaskar to put on weight for 'Nil Battey Sannaata' July 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actors beef up, tone up, tonsure and do more for their on-screen characters off and on. Now, it's for actress Swara Bhaskar to gain weight for her role as a mother in "Nil Battey Sannaata". She says it's a "guilt-free binging opportunity". The "Raanjhanaa" actress, who is currently shooting for...
  • How 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' reminded us of Rohit Shetty, Sooraj Barjatya and Abbas-Mustan July 1, 2014

    If you are a die-hard fan of the loud, adrenaline-pumping-special-effects-infused series 'Transformers', you will have realised that this film was a little different than the rest in the series. Why, you ask? Clearly, the film has been influenced by good ol' Bollywood! Don't believe us? Here are a few examples: ...
  • Art director Nitin Desai gave the title 'Samrat' to us: Kavita Barjatya April 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Art director Nitin Desai showed lent his title 'Samrat' to Rajshri Productons for their upcoming film 'Samrat & Co'. The production house expressed its gratitude in a statement today. Produced by Sooraj Barjatya's cousin Kavita and directed by Kaushik Ghatak, 'Samrat & Co.' stars Rajeev Khandelwal in the lead role. Sharing...
  • Sonam Kapoor: Super excited to work with Salman Khan April 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who had teamed up with Salman Khan in her debut movie 'Saawariya', will work with him once again in Sooraj Barjatya's next directorial. She praised the superstar as "hot" and said the film will be 'double dhamaal'. Sonam told IANS: "He is hot. It's double 'dhamaal' with...
  • Confirmed! Sooraj Barjatya's 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' to feature Salman Khan in a double role March 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan will be seen in a double role in Sooraj Barjatya's film 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo'. The actor, who will be teaming with Sooraj Barjatya after almost 15 years, will be seen playing the characters of Prem and Vijay in the film. In his earlier three films...
  • Feel restricted because of my mindset, upbringing: Sooraj Barjatya March 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Sooraj Barjatya's home banner Rajshri Productions is known for family-oriented dramas, but it is now set to release a detective thriller titled "Samrat & Co.". The filmmaker says the new generation at his production house is free to make whatever they want. His cousin Kavita is ready with her first...
  • 'Battle for Bittora' has an interesting love story: Sonam Kapoor March 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who is playing an aspiring politician in her upcoming film based on Anuja Chauhan's book 'Battle for Bittora', says it has an interesting love story. The yet-to-be-titled film is an adaptation of the love story between two upcoming politicians who despite being in love are contesting...
  • Happy to work with Salman Khan in Sooraj Barjatya's film: Sonam Kapoor March 6, 2014

    I'm doing Sooraj Barjatya's film: Sonam Kapoor Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor's career has never before been in a better space. Proof of her escalating equity lies in her latest acquisition - Sooraj Barjatya's next film. The actress has put an end to months of speculation regarding who would play the lead with...
  • Haven't rejected the film with Salman; my dates were not matching: Vidyut Jamwal February 11, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Commando' fame action star Vidyut Jamwal says he couldn't accept filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya's offer to play Salman Khan's younger brother in his next because of date issues. "It would be wrong if you would say I have rejected the film (with Salman Khan). The fact is that Sooraj sir and...
  • Sonam Kapoor to team up with Salman Khan for Sooraj Barjatya's film? February 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor is likely to reunite with superstar Salman Khan for Sooraj Barjatya's upcoming film after her debut 'Saawariya'. "We are working on the dates... 99 per cent we will decide about the leading lady in a day or two. Most likely, it is Sonam who is going...
  • Anupam Kher to act in Sooraj Barjatya's next 'Bade Bhaiya' January 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher is all set to star in filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya's next directorial venture 'Bade Bhaiya'. Kher, 58, who was last seen in Barjatya's family drama 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun', took to Twitter to inform about his collaboration with the director. "Heard the script of Sooraj Barjatya's...
  • Our film will be special: Deepika on working with Salman November 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone is yet to share screen space with Salman Khan, but says whenever they will do a film together, it will be a 'special' one. "I want to work with Salman. I am really looking forward to work with him. Whenever Salman and I will come together, it...
  • Salman's leading lady in Barjatya's film yet to be finalised July 9, 2013

    Mumbai: As Salman Khan gets ready to team up with filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya again, names of lot of leading actresses have cropped up opposite him, but no one has been finalised yet. There was a buzz that Salman will be seen romancing either Parineeti Chopra or Ileana D'Cruz, in the upcoming...
  • Salman Khan to shoot with Prabhudheva by 2013-end January 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan, one of the busiest actors in showbiz, has managed to give some dates to Prabhudheva for his next untitled film. The film's producer, Ramesh Taurani, told IANS: "Salman will be doing a film with us. The film will go on floors by the end of this year....
  • Will only play larger than life roles: Salman August 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Be it a zany cop in 'Dabangg' or a sturdy bodyguard in 'Bodyguard', Salman Khan says he likes to portray heroic characters on-screen. The 46-year-old actor says he likes it when his movies are larger than life and whether its romance, drama or action, he will continue depicting...
  • Eid 2013: Salman to come up with Rajshri's film May 30, 2012

    Mumbai: He hasn't had a single release so far this year, but it looks like Salman Khan is already planning his next year's big releases. Considering that the release date determines the kind of opening a big star film will register, it is learnt that the actor is scheduling his...
  • Salman Khan is my lucky mascot: Sooraj Barjatya March 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Six years after Sooraj Barjatya helmed a project, the filmmaker is now gearing up for his next directorial venture and has also expressed a desire to work with his lucky mascot Salman Khan. "I am writing my script and should be starting shooting soon," Sooraj told PTI. He made...
  • Homeopathy: Placebo or science? January 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Sceptics and scientists alike say homeopathy is a placebo. However, scientists at IIT Powai have done some ground-breaking research, and plan to release a new study this March. The British Medical Association has passed some serious judgment on homeopathy, liking it to witchcraft and black magic, “all placebo and no...
  • Like Madhuri, Sandeepa wants to be known for dancing December 8, 2010

    New Delhi: Debutant actress Sandeepa Dhar, who will be seen in Isi Life Mein, wants to be known for her dancing skills just like her role model Madhuri Dixit. "Dance plays quite an important part in this film and me being a die hard fan of Madhuri Dixit want to make...
  • Didn't take any tips from cousin Vivek: Akshay Oberoi November 29, 2010

    Mumbai: Newbie Akshay Oberoi, who is making his debut with Rajshri Productions' Isi Life Mein, has a filmy link, his actor cousin Vivek Oberoi, but he clarifies that he got into the industry on his own and did not take any tips from his relative. "Vivek is my uncle's son. While...
  • Barjatya is back with Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi October 14, 2008

    Mumbai: Unlike others, filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya doesn’t believe in multiplex cinema, NRI audiences or bombarding the theatre with hundreds of prints. “I have to make not what is selling but I have to make something that I really want to make, that’s what I learnt after Main Prem Ki Deewani...
  • Vivah, releases on a PC near you November 10, 2006

    New Delhi: It's movie viewing with a twist. Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya's latest offering at the box office Vivah is all ready for a worldwide release not just in a theatre near you but also on your personal computer. Rajshri Media Limited, the digital entertainment arm of the group, will make...
  • Barjatya back to wedding planning November 1, 2006

    Mumbai: He gave us Maine Pyaar Kiya and Hum Apke Hain Kaun and now director Sooraj Barjatya is back with Vivah starring Shahid Kapur and Amrita Rao. "Eighty per cent of our country still gets into arranged marriages but we have never had a film about arranged marriages," actor Shahid...
  • The dream merchants: Barjatya & Johar October 30, 2006

    For most of us, Bollywood films are perhaps a pleasant escape from our boring lives, an opportunity to unwind, to be entertained and most importantly to dream. CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand spoke to the dream merchants of this make-believe world, the craftsmen who add colour to our humble imagination...
  • Watch trailer: Vivah November 10, 2006

    Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya’s Vivah is a musical romance about an engaged couple in the months leading upto their marriage. The film starring Shahid Kapur and Amrita Rao hit the theatres on Friday....
  • Sneak Peek: Listen to the magic of Vivah September 27, 2006

    It is back to wedding vows for Sooraj Barjatya. Yes, the man famous for making extravagant films on Indian weddings, like Hum Aapke Hain Kaun and Hum Saath Saath Hain is ready with his latest offing, Vivah. Vivah's music has been composed by Rajshri's old time favorite Ravindra Jain. Here...
  • Exclusive: Making of the music of Vivah November 11, 2006

    For filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya, his latest picture Vivah is in many ways a return to his roots. In the same tradition as his blockbuster hits Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, the new film is a musical romance about an engaged couple in the months leading upto their...