VIKRAM BHATT

  • 'Creature 3D' tweet review: This one is strictly for Bipasha Basu's fans September 12, 2014

    Directed by Vikram Bhatt, Creature 3D is touted to be India's first 3D monster thriller sciencefiction film. The movie has a lot of VFX which is supposedly the USP. Bipasha Basu has again shown her neverending love for horror flicks and played the main lead...
  • Hope Indians support 'Creature 3D' for indigenous technology: Bipasha Basu September 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Describing as a "very tough experience" the shooting of her forthcoming film 'Creature 3D' which brings to Indian audiences a fresh genre of cinema, Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday hoped Indian viewers will appreciate the work of indigenous technicians. The movie, slated to release Sep 12, is a creaturebased thriller...
  • Was Vikram Bhatt sceptical about casting Bipasha Basu due to her BO debacles? No. It is all about trust, says the filmmaker August 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Bipasha Basu's career wasn't going great guns when Vikram Bhatt cast her for his new movie "Creature 3D". But the director, who has earlier worked with her on "Raaz", says it's all a matter of trust. Both celebrities are currently busy promoting "Creature 3D". Asked if he was sceptical about casting...
  • I'm very comfortable with 3D, says Vikram Bhatt July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Vikram Bhatt is ready with "Creature", his fourth film shot in 3D. He says he feels more at home with the format now than 2D. "This is my fourth 3D film after 'Raaz 3', 'Haunted' and 'Dangerous Ishhq'. So I am finding myself more at home with 3D more...
  • Jay Bhanushali wasn't comfortable doing bold scenes in 'Hate Story 2' June 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Jay Bhanushali, who is set to make his big screen debut with "Hate Story 2", says he was not at ease shooting bold scenes for the movie. "To be really frank, I was not very confident about doing such scenes. I am not that confident about them, but thanks to...
  • Vikram Bhatt to helm 'Raaz 4', cast not yet decided April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Vikram Bhatt is set to take forward his hit "Raaz" franchise with "Raaz 4". He will go behind the camera to direct the film. Bhatt, who directed the original and the third instalment of the franchise, says the cast is yet to be finalised. At the promo launch of "Happy Journey",...
  • Mr X: Emraan Hashmi will surprise you with his look in the film February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Emraan Hashmi has undergone a massive transformation for his upcoming fantasyadventure film 'Mr X'. The film will be directed by Vikram Bhatt and it will present Emraan in a bald avatar. While the makers of the film contemplated on several looks for Emraan's character in the film, it was...
  • First Look: It's scary! Emraan Hashmi looks creepy in Vikram Bhatt's 'Mr X' February 18, 2014

    New Delhi: He has been donning different and striking looks in his films. But it is the bald avatar in his next horror film 'Mr X' which explains how determined he is to take up challenging roles. Vikram Bhatt's 'Mr X', which also features Amyra Dastur, will be made under...
  • Not nervous about my TV debut: Vikram Bhatt February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Vikram Bhatt is making his first appearance on TV with "Ishq Kills" and the filmmaker says he is confident about his stint on the small screen. The 'Raaz' director, who is not a TV buff, said his firm belief in the storyline of the Star Plus show makes him...
  • Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt to host TV show 'Ishq Kills' February 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt will soon be seen hosting a TV show based on reallife romances. The show is titled 'Ishq Kills'. Bhatt will step in front of the camera for the show that brings to the forefront a series of forbidden love stories that go beyond the traditional norms of...
  • Kangana, Bipasha refuse TV show on forbidden relationships February 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actresses Kangana Ranaut, Bipasha Basu and Mahie Gill, who were approached for an upcoming TV show about forbidden relationships, have refused to host it. 'Ishq Kills' is an upcoming episodic series primarily about love stories gone wrong. "We were in talks with Bipasha Basu to come on board. She...
  • Lady luck hasn't smiled on Mahaakshay yet: Mithun September 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Mithun Chakraborty's son Mahaakshay is yet to find a footing in the Bollywood. The luck has not been on his side so far, feels his dad. Mahaakshay made his debut in 2008 with action flick 'Jimmy'. It was a dud, both in the critics' books...
  • History is written by victors not losers: Vikram Bhatt September 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Vikram Bhatt feels there is more spotlight on box office records these days than on the content in films. Vikram's last release as writer-producer 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', which was about medical negligence, did not do well at the box office. "My previous film 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' was...
  • Vikram Bhatt afraid to mingle with anyone September 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt says he has no personal life and is too afraid to get into a relationship. Bhatt has reportedly dated actresses Sushmita Sen and Ameesha Patel in the past. "My life outside the screen space is full of nothing. There is no gossip, I have lived too much too...
  • Horror Story: Seven youngsters trapped inside a hotel September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who has been associated with many horror films in the past, says he always had the ability to scare people ever since he was a child. "Right from childhood, I used to read a lot about occult and share ghost stories when my friends or cousins...
  • 1920 London: Sharman Joshi, Meera Chopra to play the lead? July 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt has titled the third instalment of '1920' as '1920 London' and he is likely to begin shooting for the movie with Sharman Joshi and Meera Chopra in August. "The third instalment will soon go on floors in August. Sharman and Meera will play the lead in the...
  • Paoli Dam: I don't have a godfather June 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Benagli actress Paoli Dam made her Bollywood debut with erotic thriller 'Hate Story' last year, but she is happy that she is not getting typecast in Hindi filmdom. "The industry has been very kind to me. I am happy that I debuted with 'Hate Story' and despite that I didn't...
  • '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...
  • 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' 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...
  • Snapshot: Vikram Bhatt plays a genie in 'Bhaag Johnny' May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: After wielding megaphone for years, filmmaker Vikram Bhatt is making his acting debut. He is playing a genie in 'Bhaag Johnny'. Film journalist and trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "Director Vikram Bhatt makes his acting debut in 'Bhaag Johnny'. Plays a genie in the film." ...
  • Item songs in films are added for commercial reasons: Vikram Bhatt May 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt feels that item songs are added in a film for commercial reasons and it is only the content that draws audience to the theatres. "I feel item songs are added for commercial reasons. There are people who add it to bring audience, but ultimately it...
  • Vikram Bhatt inspired me to make 'Freedom': Vivek Agnihotri May 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Vivek Agnihotri says it was filmaker Vikram Bhatt who inspired him to make 'Freedom'. 'Freedom' is a sociopolitical saga set in the backdrop of 1970s to 2000s. It features Salman Yusuf Khan in the lead. "I always wanted to make 'Freedom', but I had to drop the idea due to...
  • Invisible: Emraan Hashmi, Mahesh Bhatt reunite May 16, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Invisible' is the film that Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt's most successful protege Emraan Hashmi will star in, thereby ending media speculation that the actor has been in two minds about doing a project for the banner that kickstarted his career. While Mahesh Bhatt, with typical insouciance, dismisses the unsavoury...
  • I want to work with Ajay Devgn: Vivek Agnihotri March 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Vivek Agnihotri is keen to work with Ajay Devgn in 'Awwal', a satire on land acquisition. "I have a wish list for 'Awwal'. I want to work with Ajay Devgn. I need an entertainer, a big star as this is a big film. I feel Ajay will be suitable...
  • Open letter to filmmakers: Wait for smart horror films continues March 22, 2013

    Dear horror filmmakers, The constraints of making a horror film are more straining than the obstacles of creating a romcom. Horror films should be a 'perfect' blend of technique and emotion. This week a Hindi film release tries to balance the equation between the content and the treatment. Director Suparn Verma's...
  • Acting is a brutal profession: Bipasha Basu January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: After spending more than a decade in the industry, Bipasha Basu feels that an actor's life is not easy. Bipasha, 34, who started her career with a negative character in 2001 hit 'Ajnabee', says she now wants to do challenging roles. "It is true that hunger and fierceness...
  • Are we going to see a Rs 100 cr horror film soon? January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The first look of Kannan Iyer's debut directorial venture Ek Thi Daayan has been revealed and the impressive starcast of the film is on a hunt for eyeballs. Last year saw Bollywood coming up with hugely successful Raaz 3 and 1920 Evil Returns while Bhoot Returns failed...