Sriram Raghavan

  • Huma Qureshi was intrigued by the title of Sriram Raghavan's new film 'Badlapur' June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: When actress Huma Qureshi agreed to be a part of Sriram Raghavan's directorial titled 'Badlapur', she wasn't aware of the place by the same name. She got intrigued by the title of the film and quizzed the team on the same. The Delhi girl was pleasantly surprised on learning...
  • Varun Dhawan will play an old man in Sriram Raghavan's next April 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan, who has played a student and new-age Govinda in his past films, will be required to portray a character several decades older than his biological age and the 26-year-old says it will be the toughest role he will get to play for a very long time. After...
  • Varun Dhawan goes from teen romance to dark thriller December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Newcomer Varun Dhawan will be teaming up with director Sriram Raghavan for a dark comic-thriller. The untitled film will see an ensemble cast, the details of which are yet to be announced. Currently, Varun is shooting for his father's film 'Tu mera hero' and 'Sharma Humpty with Dulhania' with Alia...
  • Sriram Raghvan's next on Swarup's 'The Accidental Apprentice' October 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Author-diplomat Vikas Swarup's third novel 'The Accidental Apprentice' will be adapted into a film by director Sriram Raghvan. Raghavan has earlier given us films like 'Ek Hasina Thi,' 'Johnny Gaddar' and 'Agent Vinod'. 'The Accidental Apprentice' is a fast-paced suspense story set in contemporary India. The premise is...
  • Ranbir Kapoor's big plans to revive RK banner August 17, 2012

    Mumbai: It's been a while that Ranbir Kapoor announced his intentions of reviving his grandfather, the late Raj Kapoor’s production banner. Buzz is that now the ball has started rolling on the grand plans for the RK banner. A source close to the Kapoor family says, "Ranbir was recently approached by...
  • 'Agent Vinod' was never a dream project: Saif April 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor Saif Ali Khan, whose debut home production Agent Vinod failed to create magic at the Box Office, says he never considered the film as his dream project. The 41-year-old star was riding high on his solo project before it's release, which also starred real-life girlfriend Kareena Kapoor. "To be...
  • Review: Comic hero Agent Vinod is kick-ass April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Four men meet under the cover of anonymity at a pub perched on top of a hill at Jungfrau, in the Bernese Alps, accessible only by a malfunctioning cable car. They order their drinks (single malt, on the rocks, gin and tonic, vodka, neat and lager) and decide...
  • 'Agent Vinod' makers pay hefty price for songs April 2, 2012

    Mumbai: In Saif Ali Khan's recently released spy-thriller Agent Vinod, several old songs apparently were used without due permission from the producers or the labels that own the rights to the soundtracks. This has resulted in Saif and his co-producers having to cough up extra cash, a lot more than...
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra's trade secrets April 2, 2012

    Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra shared some trade secrets with fans at a special screening of some of his best works in Mumbai. ...
  • 'Agent Vinod' will return: Sriram Raghavan March 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Saif Ali Khan-Kareena starrer spy film, 'Agent Vinod' may not have created a stir at the box office, but director Sriram Raghavan is upbeat on making a sequel. Earlier, even before the movie got released, Saif had said he would make it into a franchise. "We are toying with some...
  • Agent Vinod: Rohan Sippy praises Sriram Raghavan March 26, 2012

    Mumbai: In an industry where rivalry and cut-throat competition thrive, it's interesting to see a director praising another's work. Like Rohan Sippy, who was all praise for Sriram Raghavan's latest spy thriller with Saif Ali Khan. Says Rohan, "Sriram is a dear friend and he has a great vision. So...
  • Friday Release: Spy thriller 'Agent Vinod' March 22, 2012

    Mumbai: On the eve of release of the spy thriller 'Agent Vinod', director Sriram Raghavan says that the audience will be 'surprised' to see the other side of real life couple Saif Ail Khan and Kareena Kapoor on the screen. Since the time they started dating, Saif and Kareena have acted...
  • Sriram Raghavan talks about the economics of 'Agent Vinod' March 21, 2012

    'Agent Vinod' is Saif Ali Khan's most expensive home production yet which was shot in over nine countries and reportedly went over budget. ...
  • Pak bans 'Agent Vinod': Time for a reality check March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Sriram Raghavan's film 'Agent Vinod' is banned in Pakistan because it allegedly has derogatory references to ISI. Earlier, films such as 'The Dirty Picture' and 'Tere Bin Laden' were also banned by the Pakistani Censor Board. Actually a permanent ban on Indian films was placed in Pakistan in...
  • Raghavan: I'm partial towards thriller genre March 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Besides his earlier two films 'Ek Hasina Thi' and 'Johnny Gaddaar', his upcoming 'Agent Vinod', too, is a thriller and director Sriram Raghavan says he is 'partial' towards this genre of movies. He made his debut as a director in Bollywood with 'Ek Hasina Thi' (2004), a dark thriller, starring...
  • Agent Vinod: Can Saif be India's James Bond? March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Sriram Raghavan's 'Ek Hasina Thi' gave Saif Ali Khan a completely new image to operate with. This film proved to be a game changer for Saif because he was still known as the 'Ole Ole' boy before it. Now Raghavan and Saif have again teamed up for 'Agent...
  • 'Agent Vinod': Who is Mahendra Sandhu? March 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Mahendra Sandhu, a name that has become as popular as 'Agent Vinod' after the promos of the film got released but do we really know who Sandhu was? He seems to be a very interesting personality otherwise the director of 'Agent Vinod', Sriram Raghavan wouldn't have tried to...
  • 'Agent Vinod' gets U/A certificate from censor March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Agent Vinod', an action spy thriller has got a U/A certificate from the censor board after a screening Wednesday and Saif Ali Khan is happy with this. Directed by Sriram Raghavan, the film has Saif in the title role and is being released on March 23. Kareena Kapoor plays...
  • 'Agent Vinod' to be released in Feb 2012 December 10, 2011

    Mumbai: After reading the report 'Riddled with woes' on Agent Vinod's release being postponed, director Sriram Raghavan maintains that the spy thriller is definitely releasing in February 2012. He claims 95 percent of the movie is complete, including the edit with only some scenes to be shot. He explains, "These...
  • Expensive action sequences in 'Agent Vinod' December 21, 2010

    Mumbai: Producer Saif Ali Khan has asked his Agent Vinod director Sriram Raghavan to shoot three very expensive action sequences. "I will have only three action sequences. But I won't compromise on quality. I've spent considerable time writing the action sequences into the script. Now comes their execution," Sriram said. The next...
  • More trouble for Saif's film 'Agent Vinod' August 14, 2010

    All iz not well with Saif Ali Khan’s Agent Vinod. Sources reveal that the Morocco schedule of the film went for a huge toss after Saif’s co-producer Dinesh Vijan didn’t book a certain location as per the guidelines. As a result, the cast and crew were in for a rude...
  • Saif-Kareena's 'Agent Vinod' goes on the floor June 1, 2010

    Saif Ali Khan's second home production Agent Vinod starring himself with Kareena Kapoor has gone on floors from May 28. Saif's Illuminati Films has tied up with Eros International to produce the film. This will be Illuminati's second co-production with Eros after the success of Love Aaj Kal last year. Directed by Sriram...
  • Today's films lack passion: Sriram Raghavan October 19, 2008

    Rajeev Masand: Welcome to the special show To Catch A Star whose theme this season is Rising Talent. My guest today is an inspired filmmaker who has made a reputation for himself with just two films. Thrillers and crime drama excite him and he isn't afraid of going into...
  • Next Big Thing: Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan October 12, 2007

    His diploma film got him his first National Award. But at 44, he's just two-features old. Despite many offers to choose from, Sriram Raghavan is in no hurry to make his money and run. He's got his goals clearly figured out and his priority is to enjoy the process of...