The Call

  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Chashme Baddoor', 'The Call' April 6, 2013

    Like a battering ram, David Dhawan's puerile and frenzied remake, 'Chashme Baddoor', shatters and mauls your memories of Sai Paranjpye's charming original. The new 'Chashme Baddoor' does no justice to 1981 film, but it's not unwatchable either. 'The Call', starring Halle Berry, gets straight down to business. It's a promising...
  • 'The Call' review: Halle Berry's thriller could've been so much more April 6, 2013

    Cast: Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin Director: Brad Anderson 'The Call', starring Halle Berry, gets straight down to business. It's a promising thriller that hits the ground running, never wasting any time setting up its intriguing premise. The film opens in the emergency call center of the Los Angeles Police Department, where dozens...
  • Friday releases: 'Chashme Baddoor', 'Rise of the Zombie' releases April 5, 2013

    For the first time, a digitally restored version of the original film and its remake - 'Chashme Baddoor' - are hitting screens on the same day. Also, India's first zombie film 'Rise of the Zombie' will be released today. ...
  • 'What Young India Wants' is Chetan Bhagat's next July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: After the wild success of his fiction - Five Point Someone, One Night @ the Call Center, The 3 Mistakes of my Life, 2 States and Revolution 2020 - popular author Chetan Bhagat will try his hand at non-fiction for the first time with the title 'What Young...
  • 'Revolution 2020' not political: Chetan Bhagat September 6, 2011

    Mumbai: Chetan Bhagat's columns on education and corruption inspired him to write 'Revolution 2020', but the author clarifies that the book is not a political novel and that there is no political agenda either. "It isn't a political novel as such, and there is no political agenda either. However, when you...
  • Chetan Bhagat's next novel 'Revolution 2020' August 22, 2011

    New Delhi: 'Revolution 2020', the next Chetan Bhagat book hits bookstores this October. The bestselling author of Five Point Someone, One Night @ The Call Center, The Three Mistakes of My Life and 2 States, has been tweeting about his next book for the last few weeks. 'Revolution 2020' is said...
  • Forbes India: Chetan Bhagat, from writing ledgers to books June 15, 2010

    In mid-2003, in a bar called The Bull and The Bear, in the financial district of Hongkong, Chetan Bhagat stared at the three tequila shots he’d ordered. He was miserable, messed up. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. He’d lived the dream. He’s started modestly: Army kid, not much...
  • A star studded music launch for Hello September 24, 2008

    Mumbai: The starcast of the forthcoming film Hello came together for the film's music launch on Tuesday in Mumbai. The film is an adaptation of author Chetan Bhagat's novel One Night at the Call Centre. The cast includes Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Gul Panag, Sohail Khan, Sharman Joshi and Amrita...
  • Chetan Bhagat's stories are a hit with Bollywood May 9, 2008

    Mumbai: India's bestselling author Chetan Bhagat is making his presence felt in the Indian entertainment industry. His two books Five Point Someone and One Night at the Call Centre are being made into films by Rajkumar Hirani and Atul Agnihotri titled Idiot and Hello respectively. Chetan was in Mumbai to...
  • Chetan Bhagat has Bollywood at Hello May 4, 2008

    Mumbai: He's a banker who moonlights as a writer and Bollywood's now tuning in to his work. Chetan Bhagat's One Night at the Call Centre will hit the screen in the Salman Khan-starrer Hello. Directed by Atul Agnihotri, the film has been scripted by Bhagat and is in the final...