Sujoy Ghosh

  • Kareena Kapoor not in Sujoy Ghosh's 'Durga Rani Singh' June 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actress Kareena Kapoor has denied reports that she is working in Sujoy Ghosh's upcoming thriller 'Durga Rani Singh'. The director had initially approached his 'Kahaani' star Vidya Balan for the lead but she declined the offer due to health reasons. There was a buzz that Kangana was considered for the part...
  • 'Jhankaar Beats' turns 11, director Sujoy Ghosh ecstatic June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Sujoy Ghosh, who started his career with hit film 'Jhankaar Beats' in 2003, is ecstatic after the musical has completed 11 years. He thanks Pritish Nandy, one of the co-writers of the film, for coming up with such a strong concept. "11 years of Jhankaar Beats and career today thanks...
  • Sujoy Ghosh's film has an amazing script; couldn't do it due to prior commitments: Kangana Ranaut May 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Contrary to the reports that Kangana Ranaut opted out of Sujoy Ghosh's 'Durga Rani Singh' over remuneration issue, the actress said she had some prior commitments, hence, could not accommodate the film. "I had prior commitments, so I could not do Sujoy Ghosh's film," Kangana said here Monday at the...
  • Retirement on 'Kahaani' director Sujoy Ghosh's mind? May 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh made his directorial debut in 2003 only with 'Jhankaar Beats', but he is already thinking of retiring. On his 48th birthday Wednesday, the 'Kahaani' director received wishes from his fans and celebrities like Farah Khan, Alia Bhatt, Bipasha Basu and Uday Chopra. Soon after, he tweeted: "Thank you...
  • B-Town takes to Twitter to congratulate National Awards winners April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The B-Town fraternity took to Twitter to congratulate the teams of "Shahid", "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" and "Jolly LLB", which were named in various categories at the 61st National Film Awards Wednesday. Here's what the stars tweeted: Mahesh Bhatt: Hansal Mehta (best director) and Rajkummar Rao (best actor) get the National...
  • I don't have a political bent of mind: Vidya Balan March 30, 2014

    Melbourne: National award-winning actress Vidya Balan, who is on a mini break from her hectic career, says she has no plans to join politics and will stick to her acting career. "I don't have a political bent of mind except that I will cast my vote like a responsible citizen of...
  • Confirmed! Kangana Ranaut replaces Vidya Balan in Sujoy Ghosh's next March 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut has replaced Vidya Balan in Sujoy Ghosh's next film after the latter opted out of the project. "I would be doing the film with Sujoy. I am excited about it. It is a suspense thriller and beyond this I cannot reveal anything," Kangana said here last night....
  • Sujoy Ghosh is biased towards 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Kahaani' fame director Sujoy Ghosh is looking forward to the release of Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. Co-produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and Pritish Nandy Communications, the film released on Friday. "Really hoping 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' kills it tomorrow (Friday) for obvious biased reasons. Too...
  • Rajit Kapur makes the best Byomkesh Bakshi: IBNLive Poll February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Detective Byomkesh Bakshi is an integral part of the people who celebrated their childhood in early 90s. The super success of the show based on the life and times of a character created by Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. Basu Chatterjee created a TV show based on Bandyopadhyay's work...
  • Poll: Rajit Kapur, Sushant Singh Rajput, Sujoy Ghosh; who makes the better Byomkesh Bakshi? February 6, 2014

    Now, that the first look of Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is out, many are busy drawing comparisons between actors Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajit Kapur and Sujyoy Ghosh. Those who came in late, Sushant Singh Rajput plays Byomkesh, a popular fictional character which was formed by famous Bengali writer Sharadindu...
  • Revealed: The first look of Sushant Singh Rajput as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The first look of director Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is revealed now. The film features Sushant Singh Rajput in the titular role. Screen India's twitter handle has tweeted a still from the film. Unveiled: First look of Sushant Singh Rajput in and as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' http://t.co/9gI9bde4yg pic.twitter.com/YUB6HfoioO-...
  • Indian cinema needs to go global, says Sujoy Ghosh January 31, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh Thursday said Indian cinema needs to go global and subtitles can help audiences worldwide understand and appreciate the films. "We should be looking at global cinema. There's no reason why our films cannot go out there with subtitles," Ghosh said during a session at the third...
  • Sujoy Ghosh to direct film adaptation of 'The Devotion of Suspect X' October 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Sujoy Ghosh, of 'Kahaani' fame, has been signed on to direct the movie adaptation of a best selling novel. Balaji Motion Pictures Ltd has acquired the Hindi film adaptation rights of the book 'The Devotion of Suspect X', to be made into a major motion picture, an official...
  • Sujoy Ghosh misses Rituparno ahead of 'Satyanweshi' release September 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Director Sujoy Ghosh, who is busy in promoting his debut lead film 'Satyanweshi', says he is missing its helmer Rituparno Ghosh. The mystery-thriller film was Rituparno's last outing as a director before he died on May 30 at the age of 49. "One more day for Satyanweshi to hit the...
  • Irrfan monster of an actor: Sujoy Ghosh August 28, 2013

    Mumbai: If filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh loved the simple tale in 'The Lunchbox', he is equally wowed by Irrfan's performance in the movie. Lauding the film, Ghosh tweeted: "So good to see films like 'The Lunchbox'. Simple stories of life told so wonderfully. I loved the film." "However, in 'The Lunchbox' there is...
  • Sujoy Ghosh to not act in any film after Rituparno's 'Satyanweshi' August 15, 2013

    Kolkata: After essaying the role of a sleuth in 'Satyanweshi', the last film of Rituparno Ghosh, Bollywood filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh today said he would never don the actor's hat again. "There is no question of facing the camera again," said the 'Kahaani' director who agreed to portray the character of...
  • Satyanweshi: Watch the trailer of late Rituparno Ghosh's last film August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The first trailer of late filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's 'Satyanweshi' has been released. The film features another filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh in the lead role of detective Byomkesh Bakshi. ...
  • 'Satyanweshi' first look: Sujoy Ghosh turns actor for Rituparno Ghosh July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Rituparno Ghosh had just finished shooting for 'Satyanweshi' when he breathed his last. Featuring filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh in the lead role, the film is based on the popular detective series 'Byomkesh Bakshi' by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. The first look of the film was released by the film's producer Venkatesh...
  • Not directing 'Kahaani 2', clarifies Kundan Shah July 21, 2013

    Mumbai: For the director of 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro', one of the most brilliant social satires of Indian cinema, it comes as an embarrassing shock to be accused of muscling into Sujoy Ghosh's territory to direct the sequel to 'Kahaani 2'. He denies all the rumours. "Why would I want to...
  • Not Sujoy, but Aveek likely to complete Rituparno's film June 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Contrary to reports that Sujoy Ghosh will complete Rituparno Ghosh's 'Satyanweshi', the buzz is that the late director's long-standing cinematographer Aveek Mukhopadhyay would supervise the post-production work. Sujoy, who plays popular Bengali sleuth Byomkesh Bakshi in the film, said: "Firstly, 'Satyanweshi' is complete, so there is no question of me...
  • After Sujoy Ghosh, Anurag Basu to act in a Bengali film? May 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Anurag Basu is likely to act in his assistant Abhijeet Das's debut Bengali film. Basu, who has directed films like 'Murder', Gangster', 'Kites', 'Life In A Metro' and 'Barfi', played the role of a doctor in filmmaker Onir's movie 'I Am'. If all goes well, he might be in...
  • My journey has been tough but immensely enjoyable: Sujoy Ghosh March 26, 2013

    Director Sujoy Ghosh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on winning the award for Best Screenplay writer (original) at the 60th National Film Awards for the film 'Kahaani'. Q. Which football team do you support? Asked by: appyfizzz A. Yo Appy I don't play footie. Q. How has the journey been? Asked by:...
  • National Film Awards: Victory for Bollywood's new wave filmmakers March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Paan Singh Tomar', that narrates the gritty story of a national athlete forced to live the life of an out-law, was announced the best picture at the 60th National Film awards as its lead protagonist Irrfan Khan shared the best actor trophy with Vikram Gokhale for...
  • Sujoy Ghosh: The industry rejected me when I came here March 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Sujoy Ghosh of 'Kahaani' fame feels the legacy of a successful film does not mean more offers falling in one's lap unless the content and script of the new project is up to the mark. After spinning two back-to-back flops 'Home Delivery' and 'Aladin', Ghosh tasted success with the...
  • Vidya Balan: I'm excited to hear the 'Kahaani 2' story January 22, 2013

    Mumbai: After bagging top awards for 'Kahaani', Sujoy Ghosh has set the ball in momentum for part two and Vidya Balan, who played lead in the original, can't wait to hear the story. At the prestigious Filmfare awards Sunday, Vidya bagged the 'best actor (female)' title, while Ghosh was named...
  • Zee Cine Awards: Ranbir Kapoor wins best actor award January 20, 2013

    New Delhi: It's raining awards and actress Vidya Balan and Ranbir Kapoor seem to be at the receiving end for their breathtaking performances in 'Kahaani' and 'Barfi!' After grabbing the golden lady at Colors Screens Award, the two went onto win the awards in the best actor category at Zee...
  • Saswata Chatterjee doesn't want 'Kahaani 2' December 28, 2012

    Kolkata: As 'Kahaani' director Sujoy Ghosh is ambivalent towards making a sequel of the blockbuster suspense drama, actor Saswata Chatterjee, who played contract killer Bob Biswas in the film, says he does not want to see 'Kahaani 2'. The actor, whose character in 'Kahaani' became an internet phenomenon, says normally sequels...
  • Watch: Masand talks to directors who made a difference in 2012 December 22, 2012

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Anurag Kashyap, Sujoy Ghosh, Shoojit Sircar, Gauri Shinde and Anurag Basu about the kind of cinema they love. ...