VIPUL SHAH

  • 'Action Replayy' failed due to Akshay Kumar's geek look: Vipul Shah May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Producerdirector Vipul Shah, who has teamed up with Akshay Kumar in five films so far, says their previous movie 'Action Replayy' failed at the box office because of the actor's 'geek look'. Shah and Akshay have collaborated in films like 'Waqt', 'Aankhein', 'Namastey London', 'Singh is King', besides 'Action Replayy'....
  • What is the point of having film associations, asks Pooja Bhatt February 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Pooja Bhatt, who is caught in a title tussle with Vipul Shah over his 'Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', says she is in a situation where "it's like paying hafta (protection money) and still being beaten up" by film associations. Earlier this month, the actress-turned-filmmaker had...
  • If I weren't an actor, I'd be Defence Intelligence Agent: Akshay Kumar February 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar, who will be seen as a Defence Intelligence Agent (DIA) in his forthcoming film 'Holiday: A Soldier Never Off Duty', says he enjoyed the role "more than I ever imagined". The film's trailer released online Wednesday and gave a sneak peek into the action packed thriller that also...
  • Pooja Chopra under pressure to work with Vipul Shah December 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Pooja Chopra, who was was last seen in Vipul Shah's 'Commando' has been repeated again by the filmmaker in his next film 'Roop Nagar Ke Cheeteh'. The actress says she is extremely happy but is under pressure to prove herself again. "Yes, there is a lot of excitement and it...
  • Pooja Chopra: I am totally in awe of Hrithik and Ranbir October 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Former beauty queen and actress Pooja Chopra aspires to share screen space with Bollywood stars Hrithik Roshan and Ranbir Kapoor. Pooja was last seen opposite Vidyut Jamwal in actionpacked 'Commando'. "I am totally in awe of Hrithik and Ranbir. I hope some time in near future I get to work with...
  • Pooja Chopra gearing up for 'Commando 2' July 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Pooja Chopra has been asked to prepare herself well for 'Commando 2' by watching a variety of film genres. The film's producer, Vipul Shah, has reportedly given the former Miss India a list of 150 movies to watch and learn from. "Vipul sir wants me to see all kinds of...
  • Akshay injured during the shoot of Vipul Shah's film May 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar was today briefly admitted to a private hospital after he met with an accident while shooting for his upcoming movie. Kumar was admitted to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in suburban Andheri at around 4 PM and was discharged soon after, sources close to the actor said tonight. They...
  • Why a resurgent american economy matters for India Inc May 6, 2013

    Fall in Canada is splendid. Around September to early October, for a couple of weeks every year, the changing leaf colours attract thousands of visitors. Two years ago, Dow India chairman Vipul Shah and his wife decided to take a trip to see the sight. There is this one train...
  • If 'Commando' does well, I will begin the sequel: Vipul Shah April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Commando' is yet to release but producer Vipul Shah has plans to produce the sequel of his highoctane action film. Starring Vidyut Jamwal and Pooja Chopra, 'Commando' will hit theatres on April 12. "Hopefully if 'Commando' does well, I will start with 'Commando 2'. We are waiting for...
  • Vidyut Jamwal is a comfortable actor: Pooja Chopra April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Former Miss India Pooja Chopra, who did guest appearance in filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Fashion' and 'Heroine', is looking forward to her fullfledged role in 'Commando'. Chopra was crowned Miss India in 2009 and she said that it was her mother's dream to see her become an actress. "Everything I...
  • Want to make an action film with Akshay, Vidyut: Vipul Shah April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Directorproducer Vipul Shah has expressed a desire to make an action film with Akshay Kumar and Vidyut Jamwal, who shot to fame with his performance in 2011 movie 'Force'. Shah has had a long association with Akshay, who featured in most of his films 'Aankhen', 'Waqt: The Race...
  • I have designed the action scenes in 'Commando': Vidyut Jamwal March 16, 2013

    Mumbai:Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who is back with Vipul Shah's 'Commando' after playing the bad guy opposite John Abraham in Nishikanth Kamath's 'Force', feels that action is his forte. Vidyut had some high-octane fight scenes with John in the movie which won him a lot of accolades and some awards too. "As an...
  • Vidyut Jamwal's 'Commando' to release in 2013 November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Vidyut Jamwal's next actionpacked thriller 'CommandoThe War Within' will hit theatres in March 2013. Produced by Reliance Entertainment and Vipul Shah's Sunshine Pictures and directed by ad filmmakerturneddirector Dilip Ghosh, the film will also launch Miss India 2009 Pooja Chopra. In 'Commando The War Within', Jamwal will essay the...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to star in 'Aankhen' sequel March 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Producer Gaurang Doshi is all set to churn out a sequel to his hit heist film Aankhen, with only megastar Amitabh Bachchan being retained from the original cast. The 2002 film directed by Vipul Shah, starred Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal and Sushmita Sen in lead roles. It...
  • Genelia, John not married: Vipul Shah July 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Producer Vipul Shah is shocked at the claims of Pandit Bhagwat Guruji, who said that he got actors John Abraham and Genelia D'Souza married off while shooting for a wedding sequence in their new film Force, and says the priest is just looking for his 15 minutes of...
  • Would never kiss onscreen: Shefali Shah May 22, 2011

    Mumbai: Actress Shefali Shah, who is all set to surprise the audience with her new avatar in the upcoming film 'Kuchh Luv Jaisaa', says she would never do a kissing scene. Directed by Barnali RayShukla, 'Kuchh Luv Jaisaa' will see Shefali not only wearing revealing clothes, but she has shot...
  • The word retro was quite catchy: Aishwarya November 7, 2010

    Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai, who plays a 'typical' girl of the 1970s in the retro comedy Action Replayy, says she didn't try to imitate any particular actress, but picked from the looks and mannerisms of all reigning heroines of that era. "There isn't any particular actor whom I followed. In terms of...
  • Plays are platform to test run scripts: Vipul Shah November 3, 2010

    New Delhi: Vipul Shah loves bringing plays to the silver screen and he is doing the same with his new film Action Replayy. The hit Bollywood filmmaker feels it is a successful proposition as theatrical productions are a testing ground for scripts. "I have been adapting my plays for the screen....
  • An extra 'Y' for Vipul Shah September 10, 2010

    Filmmaker Vipul Amrutlal Shah, whose forthcoming film Action Replayy has an extra "Y" in its spelling, cited numerological reasons for it. "It's because of numerology that we have altered the spelling of the film. We all are superstitious, so we have kept the name according to numerology," Shah said while showcasing...
  • Shefali Shah's play premieres in Mumbai August 17, 2010

    The premiere of Vipul Shahs play Bas Itna Sa Khwab starring wife Shefali had several Bollywood folk in attendance. Spotted Sikandar Kher after ages. Also there were Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma. ...
  • I was blushing through 'Action Replayy': Akki May 26, 2010

    Director Vipul Shah gets the stunning pair of Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai together for his film Action Replayy. The actors speak about the film. Aishwarya says, It is a fungenre romantic film. Akshay adds, Its a very special film for me for many reasons. This is my tribute to the...
  • JohnAsin join hands for Vipul Shah's next April 28, 2010

    Fardeen Khan is generous and John Abraham can vouch for that. John was keen to do Suriya's role in the Hindi remake of Gautham Menon's 2003 Tamil blockbuster Kaakha Kaakha, about a cop on a vendetta trail. But the film's Hindi remake rights were with Fardeen. Filmmaker Vipul Shah too...
  • Aishwarya's first comedy: 'Action Replayy' April 14, 2010

    Aishwarya Rai has three very different films coming up this year, but director Vipul Shah says his film Action Replayy will bring to the audiences her first fullfledged comedy. "Of course comedy, which is the hardest genre to do, is not taken seriously at the awards. But in my film,...
  • Pics: Salman, Asin at London Dreams press meet October 27, 2009

    In a first of its kind, a realtime press conference was organised by Studio 18 for its upcoming venture, London Dreams. The conference was held at the Network 18 office in Mumbai and the stars of the film Salman Khan, Asin and Ranvijay Singh engaged the US and Canadian...
  • CNNIBN Spl: Team London Dreams spill the beans October 25, 2009

    The much awaited London Dreams is all set to release on Friday. Starring Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn and Asin, the film is one of the most anticipated films of the year. The cast and director of the film spoke to CNNIBN about the experience shooting for the film, the obstacles...
  • Watch: Vipul Shah on London Dreams October 25, 2009

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor, Rajeev Masand caught up with the director of London Dreams, as he gets all set for the big release on Friday, October 30. ...
  • Salman learnt Hanuman Chalisa for London Dreams October 25, 2009

    Mumbai: Come Friday and the muchawaited film London Dreams hits theatres. Since the film is about a rock band, CNNIBN's Rohit Khilnani got the cast and crew of the film talking about the music of the film. Star Salman Khan even had to learn the Hanuman Chalisa for this one. ...
  • Watch: Ajay, Salman's union in London Dreams October 21, 2009

    Ajay Devgn and Salman Khan play childhood friends in this movie. ...
  • Asin talks about London Dreams and Salman October 19, 2009

    Question: How did London Dreams happen? Asin: I was still shooting for Ghajini but Vipul had seen some of my South Indian films. So I got a call from him and he said he had a role of a headstrong talented girl in his next directorial venture after Namastey London. Obviously,...
  • Pics: Get the first look of Vipul Shah's London Dreams October 6, 2009

    Vipul Shah is back in news with his next flick London Dreams. Based on a distinct musical background, the movie is about two childhood friends Salman Khan and Ajay Devgun and how life changes when they both pursue their dreams. ...