Vinay Pathak

  • Vinay Pathak turns TV show host with 'Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai' September 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Funnyman Vinay Pathak will host an upcoming TV show titled 'Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai' which will showcase the childhood homes of celebrities like veteran actress Waheeda Rehman and cricketer Irfan Pathan. To be aired on Colors, the show will take the celebrities down memory lane. Vinay's affable style will help...
  • 'Bajatey Raho' review: Alas, it could've been so much better August 2, 2013

    Cast: Dolly Ahluwalia, Ravi Kissen, Tusshar Kapoor, Ranvir Shorey, Brijendra Kala, Vishakha Singh, Vinay Pathak Director: Shashant Shah Fine actors can make poor films just a little bit easier to endure. Nowhere is that more evident than in a film like 'Bajatey Raho'. This comedy, directed by 'Challo Dilli''s Shashant Shah has...
  • Bajatey Raho: Cracking one-liners from the revenge comedy July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Funny is money goes the popular adage. And who else but Indian filmmakers would have realised this better in the last six months. Considering the fact that the first half of 2013 saw the release of 15 comedy films, and many are lined up for the next six...
  • 'Bajatey Raho' director keen on directing a horror film July 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Revenge comedy 'Bajatey Raho' director Shashant Shah wishes to make a horror film some day. He is willing to explore other genres. Earlier, Shah had directed 'Dasvidaniya' and 'Chalo Dilli'. He is also the maker of TV comedy 'The Great Indian Comedy Show'. "I have been associated with comedies on TV...
  • 'Bajatey Raho' Tweet Review: First day, first show July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Whether Shashant A Shah's 'Bajatey Raho', a satire on corruption, will earn the wrath of those who blatantly partake in unscrupulous activities isn't clear. But what's certain is that the light-hearted comedy has managed to create a buzz for its impressive star cast, much-preferred Delhi setting and an...
  • Friday Release: 5 things to look out for in 'Bajatey Raho' July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: With his upcoming film 'Bajatey Raho', director Shashant A Shah helps the viewers take a journey into the world of mirth. Pegged as India's first revenge comedy, 'Bajatey Raho' deals with a robbery pulled off by a bunch of local criminals - Dolly Ahluwalia, Tusshar Kapoor, Ravi Kishan,...
  • Stereotyping is the most common practice: Vinay Pathak July 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Vinay Pathak, often seen playing light-hearted characters in films like 'Chalo Dilli', 'Dasvidaniya', and 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi', says one gets typecast from his or her first film itself. "In our film industry, from the first film, you get typecast. And this is everywhere. Stereotyping is the most...
  • Watch: 'Desi Boys' song gets a spiritual spin for 'Bajatey Raho' July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Remember the foot-tapping track 'Subah Hone Na De' from Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Desi Boyz'? Those who've performed to the chartbuster, would be shocked to know that the track has now been used for a devotional song. 'Bajatey Raho', director Shashant Shah's upcoming revenge-comedy, features a devotional track which is...
  • 'Bajatey Raho' team mourns Pran's loss, cancels music launch July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: The music of forthcoming film 'Bajatey Raho' was scheduled to be launched here Saturday but the event was postponed as a mark of respect to legendary actor Pran. "Having an event at such a time was out of question and the entire team felt the same. Pran sahab was one...
  • Gaur Hari Dastaan: Vinay Pathak to play a freedom fighter July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Vinay Pathak, known for his excellent comic timing, will be seen in Ananth Mahadevan directed biopic 'Gaur Hari Dastaan'. The film is about Odisha's freedom fighter Gaur Hari Das, who joined the movement to end British rule in India. "I am playing Gaur Hari. It is a biopic. It...
  • I get to play different roles in Bollywood: Ravi Kishan June 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Ravi Kishan, superstar of Bhojpuri cinema, comes to Bollywood to play smaller roles and personal satisfaction. "In Bhojpuri cinema, I have to play larger than life roles. Here (in Bollywood) I can play smaller characters. I do this for my own personal satisfaction. I get to play different shades. Right...
  • I enjoy doing real characters: Dolly Ahluwalia June 29, 2013

    Mumbai: After doing 'Vicky Donor' and 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', Dolly Ahluwalia is keen to play real characters on the screen as she cannot be artificial. "As an actor I can't draw lines. I take up every project as a challenge, but the character has to be real. I enjoy doing...
  • Ravi Kishan to play man and woman in 'Bullett Raja' June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ravi Kishan says his role in 'Bullet Raja' will see him donning the garb of a man as well as a woman. "I will be a woman and a man in the film. I can't say much more about it. We have finished shooting for the film," he said. Saif...
  • 'Bajatey Raho' was re-written many times: Tusshar Kapoor June 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Tusshar Kapoor has tried his hand at a different type of comedy with 'Bajatey Raho' and says the film's team worked really hard on the script of the movie. "I have never worked in any film where the draft was changed so many times, such hard work was put in....
  • First look: Tusshar teams up with Vinay, Ranvir for 'Bajatey Raho' June 18, 2013

    The first trailer of 'Bajatey Raho', which is referred to as India's first ever revenge comedy is finally out. The film stars Tusshar Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, Vishakha Singh, Ravi Kissen and Dolly Ahluwalia. 'Bajatey Raho' is directed by Shashant A Shah and produced by Krishika Lulla & MSM...
  • 'Box office collection not the only way to judge a film' November 23, 2012

    Panaji: Actor Vinay Pathak feels box office collections should not be a parameter to judge success of a film as there are many movies that do not reach audience despite being better. "A lot of time money (box office collection) has been considered as a parameter to judge the success...
  • Ananth's next film based on freedom fight September 23, 2012

    An Odia freedom fighter's struggle for recognition is the subject of filmmaker Ananth Mahadevan's next project. Having made the successful Marathi movie, 'Mee Sindhutai Sapkal', that fetched him four National Awards, Mahadevan is now in the final stages of shooting for 'Gaur Hari Daastan: The Freedom File', based on Odia...
  • 'Bheja Fry' director, Vinay Pathak to team up? August 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Director Sagar Ballary and actor Vinay Pathak, who have worked together in Kachha Limboo and the hit Bheja Fry series are likely to team up for the fourth time for a comedy film. "I am almost done with my script. It is a comedy film. We have approached people...we are...
  • Soon a hindi remake of Malayalam movie 'Beautiful' July 14, 2012

    Kerala: One of the much applauded films of last year Beautiful will be soon remade in Hindi. The movie will be made for the Bollywood audience by V K Prakash himself who has already got the dates of Ranver Shorey, and Vinay Pathak for the lead roles. Konkana Sen Sharma will...
  • Bollywood reluctant to cast 50 plus actors in lead July 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor-director Anant Mahadevan says he fails to understand why Bollywood is reluctant to cast 50-plus actors in lead roles. The filmmaker has cast 55-year-old actor Jackie Shroff in the lead in his upcoming film 'Life Is Good', which is set to hit theatres in September. "The Indian film industry...
  • Audience decides on 'Pappu Can't Dance...': Neha December 16, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood is no longer restricted to romantic comedies or action dramas. There is scope for all kinds of cinema and this is possible because of the audiences, says Neha Dhupia. "What's creating more dhoom is the audience. It's so nice these days that we can do any kind of film...
  • Friday Release: Unusual romance in 'Pappu Can't..' December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Saurabh Shukla doesn't need any introduction. His writing has helped films like 'Satya', 'Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar', 'Raghu Romeo' and 'Salaam-e-Ishq' in doing well at the commercial and critical front. He decided to get into direction with 'Mudda' in 2004. Lack of promotion restricted the film from reaching...
  • I don't want to retire ever: Vinay Pathak December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: He is one of those actors who has carved a niche for himself in both commercial and independent cinema and Vinay Pathak says he wants to continue with acting till death. The actor, who announced his arrival in Bollywood by tickling everybody's funnybone as Bharat Bhushan in 'Bheja Fry',...
  • Odd couple clash in 'Pappu Can't Dance Saala' December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: They seem like an unusual couple, but actors Neha Dhupia and Vinay Pathak have come together once again for Saurabh Shukla's romantic comedy 'Pappu Can't Dance Saala', which is releasing Friday. This is the second time that Neha and Vinay would be sharing screen space together after yet another...
  • Our cinema is creating literature: Vinay Pathak December 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian cinema today offers a lot to reflect upon and the cinematic content fills a gap in literature in modern society, says veejay-turned-actor Vinay Pathak. "I think we are making many more movies than what we used to. I feel today in our industry, we have different storytellers, different...
  • 'Pappu Can't...' reminds Neha of struggling days December 9, 2011

    New Delhi: She attended her first fashion show helping models with their shoes backstage. Actress Neha Dhupia, who is playing a backup dancer in the upcoming film 'Pappu Can't Dance Saala', says the film took her back to her days of struggle. "I started my career with a beauty pageant but...
  • Salman was my first serious relationship: Katrina December 8, 2011

    Mumbai: Katrina Kaif has apparently stated that Salman Khan was her first serious relationship in a magazine interview. And as for the buzz about her and Ranbir Kapoor, Kat diplomatically states all the talk was only because they did two films that worked well for both of them! Tch, tch,...