TAARE ZAMEEN PAR

  • Aamir Khan's 'P.K.' release date confirmed for December 19 April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Christmas season seems to spell magic for Aamir Khan's films and continuing with the trend, the makers of his upcoming film "P.K." have decided to release it about a week before X-Mas. "Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films, in association with Disney India, confirm that 'P.K.' shall release...
  • Candour, humour and single malts, that's what you brought to us: Tisca Chopra mourns Khushwant Singh death March 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Acclaimed actress Tisca Chopra mourned the death of her grand-uncle, celebrated writer-journalist Khushwant Singh. Her memories of him are about "candour humour and single malts". "Candour humour and single malts, that's what you brought to us... may you find it wherever you are. Will miss you Khushi uncle," Tisca posted...
  • 'Dhoom 3' will be awesome: Darsheel Safary November 15, 2013

    Hyderabad: Actor Darsheel Safary, who made his cinematic debut with superstar Aamir Khan's 'Taare Zameen Par', is certain that the latter's forthcoming movie 'Dhoom 3' will be great. "Dhoom 3 will be awesome. He (Aamir) will play a villain for the first time. That's exciting. He looks good in the film,"...
  • 18th Children's film festival kicks off in Hyderabad November 14, 2013

    The 18th International Children's Film Festival India (ICFFI) began here on Thursday with a glittering inaugural ceremony. The weeklong festival opened with a colourful performance by artists including children at the Lalitha Kala Thoranam at Public Gardens in the heart of the city. This has been the permanent venue of the...
  • I don't want to do mindless cinema: Vipin Sharma September 22, 2013

    New Delhi: There are not enough meaty roles for character artists, but Vipin Sharma, first noticed for playing a authoritative father in 'Taare Zameen Par', has added a variety to his oeuvre and says his motto is to do roles that impart some message. "I don't want to do mindless cinema....
  • Anurag Kashyap: Few in Bollywood are as credible as Aamir Khan July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Anurag Kashyap recently inaugurated a public health awareness campaign and exhibition by Doctors Without Borders/Medecines Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the capital. When we interacted with Anurag, who was brought up in a small town, he told us about his familiarity with the agony and difficulties people in...
  • I'll direct if no one else will do justice to my script: Prasoon Joshi June 3, 2013

    Prasoon Joshi is an Indian lyricist, script writer and advertising professional. He has won the National Award twice for his work in 'Taare Zameen Par' and in 'Chittagong'. His forthcoming project as the script and dialogue writer is the eagerly awaited 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' to be released in July 2013....
  • Tisca Chopra: Want to get abusive on screen May 29, 2013

    Mumbai: She's 'done with crying' and wants to get abusive on the screen, says Tisca Chopra who will be seen in a pivotal role in forthcoming film 'Ankur Arora Murder Case'. "Now I am done with crying and want to give 'gali galoch' on the screen. I want to get abusive...
  • What's the future of children's films in India? December 9, 2012

    New Delhi: As a nation, we are passionately committed and engaged in the manufacture of children. Presently, rolling out a 1 billion plus population, we are riding high and hot on the global record register. This automatically means that we have a gigantic 'kiddies club' across all stratas of society....
  • Aamir Khan: I have a story and hope to direct soon November 24, 2012

    Mumbai: After making a highly successful directorial debut with 'Taare Zameen Par', actor Aamir Khan is contemplating another stint behind the camera. His 2007 film 'Taare Zameen Par' received accolades from both critics and viewers. The 47yearold actor had also worked as an assistant director for his filmmakeruncle Nasir Hussain's...
  • When will India stop ignoring children's films? June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: (Will Chillar Party's National Award inspire a more chilled mood towards children's films? Monojit Lahiri attempts a freeze frame of a genre consistently ignored in starobsessed and moviemad India.) As a nation, we are passionately committed and engaged in the manufacture of children. Presently, rolling out one billion plus...
  • I do not want leniency from JDJ judges: Darsheel June 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Child actor Darsheel Safari, who is all set to shake a leg in the fifth season of the dance show 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa', says he would not want any leniency from judges for being the youngest contestant. "There is no age for dancing, be it old or a kid....
  • I'm not interested in politics: Aamir Khan June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: He doesn't want to enter politics and candidly admits he has no solutions to problems. Actorfilmmaker Aamir Khan, revelling in the "dream reaction" to his TV show 'Satyamev Jayate', says his purpose is served if his efforts make people introspect. Each Sunday since May 6 had seen the 47yearold...
  • Satyamev Jayate: Aamir, Prasoon team up again May 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Aamir Khan and lyricist Prasoon Joshi are quite a team by now. They are working on their pet project on social awareness films on malnutrition and the writer says that they connect because they do not compromise on their principles. "Aamir and I have been invited...
  • 'Papa Please' deals with stifled childhood April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: After basking in the glory of the National Award for 'I AM', actorproducer Sanjay Suri returns to the big screen in the role of a school teacher for a new film 'Papa Please', which deals with the undue academic pressure on children. In 2008, actorfilmmaker Aamir Khan dealt with...
  • Lot to be done to address malnutrition: Aamir December 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Aamir Khan on Wednesday said the issue of malnutrition is 'foremost' to him and that there is a lot be done to tackle the problem which is severely affecting children all over the country. "I realize there is a lot to be done and I hope that...
  • Aamir Khan appointed UNICEF ambassador November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan was today appointed the national brand ambassador of UNICEF to promote child nutrition and the actor said he takes his new job as a responsibility and not as a burden. Aamir is the third Bollywood celebrity after Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra to represent United...
  • Parents of disabled kids look for filmmakers November 28, 2011

    Panaji: If Aamir Khan's 'Taare Zameen par' (TZP) triggered a ripple of social consciousness visavis autism, three women have come to IFFI this year armed with scripts and story ideas, aimed to carpet bomb the 'intellectual disability' cause further. Shalini Gupta, Neena Wagh and Kusum Tiwari all mothers of intellectually...
  • Rebirth of Children's Film Society with 'Gattu' November 20, 2011

    Hyderabad: It was in the 20th century that Children's Film Society, India (CFSI) last released a film in the theatres. The millennium has changed, and so have the kids and the business of cinema. CFSI, sadly, seemed to have lost touch. Some of the best children's films of the new millennium...
  • Bollywood charms Ethiopia May 25, 2011

    Bollywood fever is sweeping Africa's political capital, with a weeklong festival of 14 films, including blockbusters like Sholay and 3 Idiots, enthralling cinegoers. The films are being screened at The National Theatre in downtown Addis Ababa. The Indian Film Festival, being advertised through the catchline 'Come, fall in love with the...
  • Working class malady Bollywood's onscreen illnesses! December 3, 2010

    New Delhi: Progeria, paraplegia, anterograde amnesia Bollywood's current portrayal of unusual ailments might be drawing applause from the elite, but it is leaving front benchers baffled. If Hrithik Roshan's recent portrayal of a paraplegic who appeals for euthanasia in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Guzaarish is any indication, the working class audience...
  • Teaching should be highest paying job: Aamir May 21, 2010

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan, who has raised pertinent questions about the education system through his applauded films Taare Zameen Par and 3 Idiots, believes that teaching should be made the highest paying job in India to encourage the best brains to join the profession. "By and large, people go for teaching...
  • 'TZP', 'Oye Lucky!' to be screened in China May 20, 2010

    New Delhi: Taare Zameen Par, Antaheen and Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! are part of a threecity Indian films' week that will begin in Beijing June 24. Anurag Misra, director (administration) of the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), said the festival will begin with Antaheen. After Beijing, the festival will travel to Chongqing...
  • Darsheel Safary returns with 'Bumm Bumm Bole' May 10, 2010

    After getting kudos from critics and audiences for his portrayal of a dyslexic child in Aamir Khan's Taare Zameen Par, child actor Darsheel Safary returns to the big screen with Bumm Bumm Bole, which releases Friday, May 14.. A remake of Majid Majidi's Iranian film Children of Heaven, which was nominated...
  • Why Aamir scores over SRK April 23, 2010

    Not much is common between superstars Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, except their surname. One is a marketing genius, and the other is a king of public relations. One belongs to a film family of Mumbai (Aamir), while the other is from a middleclass business family of Delhi. Among...
  • Disney releasing Taare Zameen Par on DVD in US December 18, 2009

    Washington: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will be releasing Aamir Khan's awardwinning film Like Stars On Earth (Taare Zameen Par), its firstever Hindi language release, on DVD on January 12 next year. The criticallyacclaimed film that won numerous Filmfare and Screen Awards and was selected to be India's official submission to...
  • Jodhaa Akbar, TZP shine at Apsara awards December 5, 2009

    Mumbai: The fourth Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild awards ceremony took place in Mumbai on Friday evening and saw a quite a few faces from Bollywood attending the event. Jodhaa Akbar and Taare Zameen Par locked horns as both films walked away with seven awards each. ...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz: Answers and winners November 21, 2009

    Here are the results of last week's Really Tough Movie Quiz are out. Find out if you are one of the lucky winners. Q1) Identify this Bollywood period romance from the names of these characters who appear in it: Narendra Singh Rajeshwari Pathak Shubhankar Ans 1: 1942: A Love Story Q2) Take a look at this...
  • Watch: Prasoon Joshi on his National Award September 8, 2009

    Mumbai: Maa, the soulstirring song from Aamir Khan's directorial debut Taare Zameen Par has won admancumlyricist Prasoon Joshi his first National award. Joshi spoke to CNNIBN on his win. ...
  • Watch: South India bags National Awards honours September 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The 55th National Awards were announced on Monday afternoon, with South Indian productions picking up the key awards and Bollywood superstars Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan who were considered to be in the running for Best Actor lost out to actor Prakash Raj who picked...