Tisca Chopra

  • Anup Singh's film 'Qissa' gets its release date August 28, 2014

    Mumbai: After globetrotting at various film festivals, independent filmmaker Anup Singh's acclaimed Punjabi film "Qissa" is set for a theatrical release in the country Sep 26 courtesy PVR Director's Rare. "#PVRDirectorsRare & @NFDCIndia to release @QissaTheFilm in India on Sep 26. @Irrfan_k @TillotamaShome @Tiscatime @_PVRCinemas @PicturesPVR," Shiladitya Bora, head of PVR...
  • Tisca Chopra's 'Acting Smart' is a guidebook for aspiring actors March 30, 2014

    I decided to read this book after attending Tisca Chopra's talk session at the World Book Fair - 2014. Tisca who has proved her mettle with her acting and unconventional roles that she has played in various movies and TV serials has now penned down a book, Acting Smart. In some...
  • 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...
  • Anil Kapoor tempted to focus on '24' season 2; Rishi Kapoor and Jeetendra likely to join the cast March 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor has several film offers coming his way but is tempted to set the ball rolling for the second season of his game-changing TV series '24'. Confirming his full-throttle plans for the show's season two, Kapoor said: "My entire team is into pre-production. Only my own dates need to...
  • Tisca Chopra teams up with Arvind Swami in 'Kaksparsh' January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Tisca Chopra, who was recently seen in the television show '24', has started working on her next film, which is a remake of Marathi film 'Kaksparsh'. The film will be remade in Hindi as well as Tamil. The actress took to Twitter to announce her plans. "Off to shoot...
  • Indie films should be viewed differently: Anup Singh November 1, 2013

    Chennai: Genevabased independent filmmaker Anup Singh, who is globetrotting with his upcoming Punjabi film 'Qissa', feels such movies are not appreciated by Indian audiences because they need to be viewed differently. "Most good Indian indie films do not represent what is familiar. They are provocative. They challenge not only our habitual...
  • Rahul Khanna: '24' is a game changer for Indian TV industry November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Be it the stylized sequences or gripping storyline, '24' is a "game changer" for Indian television, says Rahul Khanna and adds that it's his privilege to join the impressive cast of the popular show. Desi version of American thriller series '24', it comes on Colors on Friday and Saturday. "It's...
  • Anil Kapoor took tips from Tom Cruise for '24' October 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor, who underwent rigorous physical training for his debut production '24', says he took tips from Hollywood actor Tom Cruise especially for the sequences that required him to run. "To be honest with you, yes, (I took tips from Tom Cruise). When he came here (to India) I...
  • Anil Kapoor's '24': What gives it an edge over other shows October 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor's '24' is a much needed break from the dreadfully boring days of saasbahu conflicts shown on the small screen as it brings a world of classy production values and mature performances unknown to Indian television. The first two episodes, which were aired this weekend, were instant showstoppers. Like...
  • Twitter abuzz with Anil Kapoor's '24' chatter October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: "24 it is gripping and stylised and going to change the face of INDIAN TELEVISION, Kudos to Anil Kapoor and His Team !!!" reads Madhur Bhandarkar's tweet after he watched the opening episode of Anil Kapoor's '24'. Such has been the impact of the pilot episode that '24'...
  • 24: Javed Akhtar writes a special speech for Anil Kapoor's TV show October 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Acclaimed writerlyricist Javed Akhtar has penned a special speech to be delivered by a key character in fiction show '24'. The lines written by him will be used in a speech which will be made by on screen prime ministerial candidate Aditya Singhania, played by Neil Bhoopalam in the show,...
  • 24: Anil Kapoor challenges the stereotypes of Indian TV October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The first episode of Anil Kapoor's hugely publicised TV show '24' lived up to the expectations, in fact it produced the same amount of thrills that the original is credited for. Jack Bauer reincarnates in India in the form of Jai Singh Rathod, who is a daredevil, headstrong...
  • Anil Kapoor's TV series '24' goes on air from Oct 4 September 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor Thursday announced his debut TV show '24' will go on air Oct 4. It will be aired Fridays and Saturdays 10 p.m. on Colors. "I can't tell you how nervous I am today. But as we are here to announce, the show '24' will be on air from...
  • 24: I am starting a new innings with TV, says Anil Kapoor September 14, 2013

    Jaipur: Actor Anil Kapoor feels excited about his upcoming debut TV show '24' and says it is a beginning of his new career. The thriller based espionage series, which is a remake of the American series '24', will go on air from next month on Colors. "I spent over 30 years...
  • Tisca Chopra to walk TIFF red carpet for the screening of 'Qissa' September 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Tisca Chopra will walk the red carpet of the forthcoming Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for the screening of her movie 'Qissa'. Last seen in 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', Tisca is in a fix about what to wear. "Headed to TIFF 2013 with 'Qissa', a new film starring Irrfan and...
  • Anil Kapoor feels good looks equal good acting: Tisca Chopra August 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Tisca Chopra reveals that Anil Kapoor pushed her to lose weight for his debut TV production '24' as he believed that good looks complement good work. "He has always encouraged me. He came and saw me in a play and said, 'you do good work and keep doing it.' Then...
  • People will identify with flawed hero in '24': Anil Kapoor August 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor is confident that the audiences will relate to his character in his debut TV production '24' and it will cement his place in the hearts of viewers because of its realism. Anil plays Jai Singh Rathod, the chief of anti-terrorist Unit of India, in '24'. "My character is such...
  • 24: Anil Kapoor ready to take on the small screen August 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor her sister Rhea hope the audience will give a thumbs up to the TV series '24', featuring their father Anil Kapoor. '24' is the Indian adaptation of hit international TV series of the same name in which Kapoor is making his television debut. "I have seen the international...
  • Anil Kapoor's '24' will develop new set of TV audience: Tisca Chopra June 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Tisca Chopra, who will be seen in the Indian adaptation of popular American espionage drama '24', is confident that the show would create a new set of audience for television. The Hindi version, which has borrowed the same name from the original one, is written by Rensil D'Silva....
  • 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' review: The film hits the conscience June 14, 2013

    Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Arjun Mathur, Vishakha Singh, Paoli Dam, Tisca Chopra and Manish Chaudhary Writer: Vikram Bhatt Director: Suhail Tatari Rating: 4 out of 5 Picture this. A mother watches her young son being wheeled into the operation theatre for a minor operation. The child never returns. Medical negligence is passe. Medical...
  • I don't want to restrict myself to specific movie genres: Paoli Dam June 13, 2013

    Vikram Bhatt's 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' is a medical thriller and is said to be based on a reallife incident where a boy dies on the operation table due to medical negligence. Actress Paoli Dam plays the role of a lawyer. The movie, starring KK Menon, Tisca Chopra, Paoli Dam...
  • Ankur Arora Murder Case: Will it be a trend setting film? June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who is ready with his next production venture 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', says he doesn't resort to item number to get box office success. "It's a commercial film and I don't think we need item numbers for commercial success. In the past, some good films did...
  • Vikram Bhatt is back with a medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder case' June 12, 2013

    After churning out murder mysteries with evil omens, Vikram Bhatt is back with a realistic drama, a medical thriller titled 'Ankur Arora Murder case'. ...
  • Ankur Arora Murder Case: A new take on medical negligence June 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Salim Diwan hails from a doctor's family in Jaipur and runs alcohol deaddiction centres, so playing a doctor in his debut film 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' has been special for the newcomer. "I am playing a doctor's role. It's not new for me as I am from a doctor's family....
  • 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' surpasses Tisca's expectations June 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Tisca Chopra, who plays a mother whose son dies due to medical negligence in 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', says that as an overall package the film has gone beyond her expectations. She asserts that Vikram Bhatt's production venture has some of the best performances. "Outstanding story, outstanding performances... You will...
  • 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...
  • '10 ml Love' Review: This love potion tastes sweet December 8, 2012

    Cast: Rajat Kapoor, Tisca Chopra, Purab Kohli, Koel Purie, Tara Sharma, Neil Bhoopalam, Manu Rishi, Rasika Dugal Director: Sharat Katariya Sharat Katariya finds his inspiration in William Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and tries his best to adapt it to suit the Indian scenario and mindset. He weaves a tale...
  • People told me not to make '10 ml Love': Director December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: First time director Sharat Katariya's '10 ml Love' is going to hit the screens on Friday, December 7. The film stars Rajat Kapoor, Tisca Chopra, Purab Kohli, Tara Sharma, Koel Purie and Manu Rishi in prominent roles. '10 m Love' is based on William Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer...
  • '10 ML Love': A Shakespearean adaptation November 28, 2012

    It's yet another Shakespearean adaptation to be churned out of tinsel town '10 ML Love' that's inspired by the Bard's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'. Love makes the world go around and a love potion makes the title of this film, '10 ML Love'. It is a tale of magic and madness,...